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Job title: Parks and Recreation Director
Job location: Katy, TX 77493 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 05/09/13
Job type: Full-Time

Job Classification

Job Category:Parks/Recreation/Tourism

Job Description

Job description:
• Prepares and manages annual budget and bid specifications for park improvement projects and equipment
• Manages and monitors a variety of operations to ensure success and implementation of City and departmental objectives
• Formulate program goals and objectives
• Identify and correct potential safety hazards
• Read and interpret blueprints and diagrams
• Supervision of professional and operational staff in the administration of general parks, maintenance, and recreational services
• Coordinate city responsibilities for City events and board meetings
• Must be able to exercise independent judgment and initiative

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
Knowledge of:
• Design and construction of parks and recreation facilities
• Maintenance and repair of the facilities
• Methods, materials, supplies and equipment for grounds maintenance
• Names and care requirements of plant material climatically acclimated to zone

Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Parks or Recreation Administration, Forestry, Horticulture, Landscape, Architecture or related field. Minimum two years in park maintenance, and development and recreation program development. Five years preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills dealing with City personnel and the general public. Microsoft Excel and Word skills required. Power Point preferred.

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