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       PARKS DIRECTOR

                         Code No. 3-15-078 COMPETITIVE

DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is an administrative position responsible for planning, evaluating and implementing a town park system designed to meet the needs of the community. The Parks Director will lead, supervise and coordinate a professional and non­professional personnel staff in areas that may include but are not limited to parks, open space, trails, natural resources, environmental projects, buildings, landscape, playground and athletic facility maintenance. The employee reports directly to and works under the Commissioner of Parks and Recreation. General supervision is exercised over a first line supervisory staff. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (All need not be performed in a given position. Other related activities may be performed although not listed)

Administers the operations and activities of the parks system to ensure maximum

efficiency;

Assists the Commissioner of Parks and Recreation in long-range planning for park operations and improvement projects;

Plans and directs the maintenance and care of park lands;

Plans, directs and supervises the development of current and future park lands;

Plans, directs and supervises the promotion of parks operations and parks

development;

Inspects and oversees contracted projects;

Prepares, presents and monitors the parks budget, making adjustments to stay within budget; Prepares bid notices for equipment;

Directs the enforcement of all park policies and safety, and acts as a liaison between the parks division and community organizations;

Represents the town to outside agencies, the public and community organizations in matters pertaining to parks operation and administration.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE. SKILLS. ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS; Thorough knowledge of facility administration, operation, maintenance and development; good knowledge of budget preparation and execution; good knowledge of organizational and management principles as related to facility operations; working knowledge of long range plan development, improvement projects; ability to promote, plan and execute facility operations; ability to keep records; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; supervisory ability; ability to direct and enforce park policies, park safety, and procedures; good judgment; ability to establish and maintain effective working interdepartmental and community relationships; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position including lifting 50 lbs. Ability to work outdoors in a verity of weather conditions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EITHER:

(A)     Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Recreation & Leisure, Natural Resource Management, Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape design, Parks & Recreation Management, Political Science, Business Administration, or Public Administration, plus two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience responsible for planning and/or implementing parks maintenance, operations and development; OR,

(B)       Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree in the degree areas listed in (A) above, plus four (4) years experience as defined in (A); OR,

(C)        Any equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B) and (C) above.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

If you are appointed, you will be required to possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State or otherwise demonstrate your capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

ADOPTED: April 18,1991

REVISED:   June 4,2009

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

*Pre-employment background check, drug test required 



Application for employment   download here    

 Please return completed applications to:
Webster Parks and Recreation
1350 Chiyoda Drive 
Webster, NY  14580






Seasonal/Summer Camp Counselors

MUST be available to work entire camp season (June 22nd – August 16th)


We are now accepting applications for talented, fun, hardworking candidates for summer camp counselor and director positions. Please mail completed application (do NOT include social security number) to Webster Parks and Recreation, 1350 Chiyoda Drive, Webster, NY 14580.   Should you be selected for an interview, you will be contacted via email.  Our interview process will be conducted in May.  Candidates must be at least 16 yrs of age by June 1st.

*Pre-employment background check (18+ yrs of age).

  • General duties include but are not limited to:
  • Assist in organizing, demonstrating, and leading recreational camp activities.
  • Group supervision of participants with attention to program, health, happiness, discipline, cleanliness, safety, character and skill development.
  • Requirements:
  • Able to lift 10 to 25lbs. independently.
  • Able to sit, stand, maintain physical activity for extended periods of time in a variety of environments.
  • Responsible, friendly, enthusiastic, patient and willing to participate in group recreational activities.

Application for employment

 

download here

 


 Please return completed applications to:
Webster Parks and Recreation
1350 Chiyoda Drive 
Webster, NY  14580


Independent Fitness/Program Instructor Proposal


Webster Parks and Recreation is continuously looking for new independent program/fitness instructors to incorporate in our diverse program offerings.  Please mail your program proposal to Town of Webster Parks and Recreation, 1350 Chiyoda Drive, Webster, NY 14580 (attn: Kim Streibel)

Volunteer Opportunities


Webster Parks and Recreation is accepting volunteer applications on a continued basis.  If you would like to be considered for a volunteer opportunity please mail completed volunteer application to Town of Webster Parks and Recreation, 1350 Chiyoda Drive, Webster, NY 14580 (attn: Kim Streibel)