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Deputy Director Parks & Recreation

City of South Fulton


Listing Summary

The City of South Fulton has an opening for the following position:

Deputy Director Parks & Recreation: Full Time with city benefits

Position Summary: This classification plans, promotes, organizes, and assists in directing the activities of the Parks & Recreation Department.

Salary: $87,515 (DOQ)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops and directs strategic and long-range planning goals and objectives for facilities and programming (recreation & athletics).
  • Assists the department Director in the planning, development, and implementation of department-wide activities, regarding all policies and department standard operations procedures.
  • Responsible for day-to-day operations management and compliance of staff, contractors, and facilities regarding city policies and department standard operation procedures.
  • Provides leadership to employees; schedules and directs work of technical, work orders, projects, clerical, skilled and semi-skilled workers; trains new employees as needed; resolves work quality or personnel, outlines strategies and procedures, and conflicts with crew members.
  • Oversees the implementation of training and safety programs for department employees.
  • Oversees the supervision of the maintenance of leased equipment with the terms of all leases and contracts.
  • Responds to citizen complaints or inquiries by phone, in person, and by written correspondence or email.
  • Assists in the development of departmental budgets; analyzes and monitors budgets to ensure services are appropriate and effective.
  • Monitors Park projects, programs, and activities to ensure services parallel the plan of action in relation to schedule, attendance, personnel, costs, safety, and participation.
  • Oversees the coordination of City-wide recreational services, athletics, and facilities.
  • Ensures that the department is operated in accordance with all applicable local, state, and federal laws. 
  • Establishes and maintains working relationships with other providers of services related to the social welfare of the community.
  • Oversees the development of facilities to meet the needs of future population growth.
  • Actively participates in the planning and facilitating of community special events to safeguard the public's trust and safety.
  • Guides the development and maintenance of community volunteers for the various divisions to supplement staff and resources as well as create a fellowship with special interest groups within the community.
  • Gathers, analyzes, and evaluates usage of facilities and program attendance. Evaluates the results of overall operations and service levels and provides regular reports to the Director

Additional Functions

  • Monitors Parks, projects, programs, and activities to ensure services parallel the plan of action in relation to schedule, attendance, personnel, costs, safety, and participation.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor's degree in Arts, Recreation, Park Management, Public Administration or related field supplemented; an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Seven (7) years of experience

Valid Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)

Preferred:

Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) or Certified Park and Recreation Executive (CPRE) Certification is preferred.

All Job postings: The city is an EOE, DFW; Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

No calls please, only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted. Niki Graham, niki.graham@cityofsouthfultonga.gov

 

 

Listing ends on:

9/30/2021