Walkerton Parks Dept. is hiring, if you are interested, please send your resume to email@example.com. Accepting applications until 9/10.
Walkerton Parks Department Superintendent
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The job requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Walkerton Parks Department provides reasonable accommodations to qualified employees and applicants with known disabilities who require accommodation to complete the application process or perform essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would cause an undue hardship. Incumbent serves as Superintendent for the Walkerton Parks Department, responsible for overseeing department operations, supervising assigned staff, and maintaining safety of grounds and equipment of Walkerton parks and facilities.
DUTIES: Oversees department operations, including maintaining daily goals and objectives, working with varies employees of the town to plan for a new and improved parks and recreation facilities, possible working with architects to design plans, managing projects under construction, and preparing department payroll and budget. Supervises assigned staff, including hiring and training, planning, delegating, controlling and monitoring work assignments, evaluating job performances, and maintaining discipline and recommending corrective action as warranted.
Performs and/or oversees cleaning and clearing of all park facilities, including cleaning and sanitizing restrooms, replenishing supplies, removing litter, emptying trash cans, mowing and trimming grounds, removing weeds, trimming and/or removing trees and clearing walkways of snow/ice. Performs and/or oversees preventive maintenance and repair of park facilities and equipment, such as repairing picnic tables, painting interior/exterior of buildings and furnishings, maintaining fluid levels of vehicles and equipment, sharpening mower blades, changing light bulbs/switches, repairing plumbing leaks and removing obstructions from toilets.
Receives, records, receipts and submits to Auditor various fees, such as building rent. Responds to questions or complaints from the public, including providing information, explaining policies and fees and resolving problems. Assist local civic and business groups in preparation of special events held in park facilities, such as program operations, and building reservations.
Parks/superintendent Maintains regular communication with Park Board, including presenting reports, discussing programs/activities and resolving problems. Recommends and/or purchases materials, supplies and new equipment as needed. Transports workers, supplies, materials and equipment to and from work sites as needed. Prepares, submits and administers annual Department budget, including maintaining fund accounts, projecting and approving expenditures, reviewing income and operations. Develops/reviews annual departmental goals and objectives, including planning and estimating capital improvement and maintenance costs. Performs related duties as assigned.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Thorough knowledge of and ability to make practical application of Department policies and procedures and applicable local, state and federal rules and regulations, such as Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Indiana State Department of Health, OSHA and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Working knowledge of budget practices and principles and ability to prepare and administer annual Department budget and prepare detailed records and reports as required.
Working knowledge of standard English grammar, spelling and punctuation, and ability to prepare detailed reports as required.
Must have standard ability to utilize the computer. Must be able to navigate the internet, utilize Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher and Outlook.
Ability to oversee department operations, including maintaining daily goals and objectives, working with the Park Board to plan for a new and improved parks and recreation facilities, working with architects to design plans, managing projects under construction, and preparing department payroll and budget.
Ability to supervise assigned staff, including hiring and training, planning, delegating, controlling and monitoring work assignments, evaluating job performances, and maintaining discipline and recommending corrective action as warranted.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing with co-workers, other town departments, Park Board members, DNR and the public, including being sensitive to professional ethics, gender, cultural diversities and disabilities. Ability to provide public access to or maintain confidentiality of department information and records according to State requirements. Ability to comply with all employer and department policies and work rules, including, but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace and personal conduct. Ability to work alone with minimum supervision and with others in a team environment. Ability to work on several tasks at the same time and work rapidly for long periods, often under time pressure. Ability to understand, memorize, retain, and carry out written or oral instructions and present findings in oral or written form. Ability to regularly work extended, evening and/or weekend hours, and occasionally travel out of town for parts, supplies, and/or training, but not overnight. Possession of a valid Indiana driver’s license and a demonstrated safe driving record.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. -- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts or in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet while in the office, or moderately noisy when in the field.