NATURE OF WORK
This is highly responsible professional and administrative work in planning, organizing and directing the activities of the County's Parks and Recreation Division.
Work involves responsibility for the administration and direction of a large comprehensive and diverse park system. Assignments are received in the form of broad policy statements. Work is performed independently with general supervision by an administrative superior. Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.
Administers the County's Parks and Recreation program; directs through subordinates the planning, scheduling and coordination of divisional activities; develops policies, procedures and priorities to meet established goals.
Develops, implements and maintains strategic, fiscal and capital improvement plans for the Division.
Prepares and monitors division budget and prepares special reports as required.
Attends conferences and public and professional meetings.
Serves as liaison to a variety of County Commission Advisory Boards.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of Parks and Recreation management, operations, and planning.
Thorough knowledge of all federal, state and local
regulatory requirements applicable to parks and recreation.
Thorough knowledge of the funding process in a municipal environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial planning and management.
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.
Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate technical and administrative programs.
Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in parks and recreation management, public or business administration or related field; thorough experience in parks and recreation management work including considerable high level supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Work Locations: Parks and Recreation
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E1/91