Conservation & Parks Manager

May 13, 2019 6:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

OVERVIEW

Great Parks of Hamilton County is currently seeking a Conservation & Parks Manager I for the Little Miami/Armleder/Kroger Hills/Avoca Parks.

DISTINGUISHING JOB CHARACTERISTICS

Manages staff and volunteers, in the delivery of services, which include managing and maintaining grounds, facilities, equipment, and natural areas of assigned park(s) using practices consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Great Parks of Hamilton County.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Manages natural and facility assets at assigned park(s), including management of grounds, natural areas, facilities, equipment, landscape features, trails, playgrounds, and other features for public use.

Directly supervises assigned staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Great Parks’ policies and applicable laws, and delegated authority. Responsibilities include participating in, and making recommendations pertaining to the selection and discipline of employees, and other personnel decisions in coordination with Human Resources Staff. Plans and delegates work assignments, trains employees and volunteers, provides guidance, resolves work issues, and ensures work complies with Great Parks’ policy and performance standards. Maintains training records and facilitates appropriate training for assigned staff and volunteers.

Evaluates employee performance levels, administers performance advisories and works with Region Director to manage staff performance. Inspects work progress, ensure work product complies with division policy and established standards.

Manages and facilitates volunteer projects and manages a volunteer workforce.

Performs a variety of technical, manual and administrative responsibilities including designing and implementing assessment tools to evaluate natural habitats and to contribute to the maintenance and improvement of Great Parks natural areas, wildlife, and fisheries.

Plans, schedules and orders materials including delivery coordination.

Manages assigned budget; reviews and approves invoices for materials, equipment, vendors and contractors; manages and approves Pcard purchases for direct reports.

Maintains responsibility for the safety of employees in operation of equipment, performing work tasks, and working in the natural environment.

Analyzes and resolves difficult problems and provides direction as necessary.

Conducts surveys, collects data, and assists with research to collect, evaluate and present information upon which to make decisions about visitor use, infrastructure, and natural resources management.

Utilizes various wildlife and habitat management techniques consistent with agency and division priorities.

Prepares reports and maintains records as they relate to research results, natural area percentages, and necessary reporting measures.

Responds during off duty hours for emergencies that impact Great Park’s resources, safety or infrastructure, such as sewer discharges, material spills, dumping, failed utilities, hazardous trees.

Performs job duties in accordance with Great Parks of Hamilton County’s policies, procedures, and performance expectations.

Maintains confidentiality of confidential and sensitive information.

Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and punctual attendance and works outside of normal schedule as required.

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