Required Knowledge and Skills:
- Knowledge of parks and recreation development, implementation and management practices and techniques.
- Knowledge of Museum and performing arts program development, implementation and management practices and techniques.
- Knowledge of long and short range facility and open space development, maintenance and repair.
- Knowledge of computers and related equipment, hardware and software.
- Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
- Skill in preparing and presenting effective oral and written communications.
- Skill in planning and implementing departmental procedures and objectives.
- Skill in effectively supervising and delegating duties to assigned staff.
- Skill in resolving customer complaints and concerns.
- Ability to assess staff skill levels and assign work appropriately; along with the ability to motivate team efforts to accomplish goals.
- Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, both orally and in writing.
- Ability to identify problems and propose solutions in a timely manner.
- Ability to gather and analyze data and draw conclusions and present data and other information in a clear and logical manner.
- Ability to handle a wide variety of tasks and projects with minimal supervision and direction.
- Ability to handle confidential information in a responsible manner.
Preferred Education, Experience, and Certifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field, and seven (7) years parks and recreation administrative experience, five (5) years of which is in a managerial or supervisory role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- May be required to obtain Certified Park and Recreation Professional Certificate (CPRP) issued by the National Recreation and Parks Association within six (6) months from date of employment.
- Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and/or post offer physical exam.
- Must possess State of Texas Driver’s License within six (6) months of employment.
Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements:
- Work is performed in an office setting.
This work typically requires the following physical activities to be performed. A complete description of the activities below is available upon request from Human Resources.
|(X = Required to perform essential job functions) |
|Physical Activities || ||Physical Activities || |
|Balancing – maintain equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing, or crouching. || ||Pushing – use upper extremities to press against objects with force, or thrust forward, downward, outward. || |
|Climbing – ascending, descending ladders, stairs, ramps, requires body agility. || ||Reaching – extending hands or arms in any direction. ||X |
|Crawling – moving about on hands, knees, or hands, feet. || ||Repetitive Motion – substantial movements of wrists, hands, fingers. ||X |
|Crouching – bending body forward by bending leg, spine. || ||Speaking – expressing ideas with spoken word, convey detailed, important instructions accurately, concisely. ||X |
|Feeling – perceiving attributes of objects by touch with skin, fingertips. ||X ||Standing – for sustained periods of time. ||X |
|Fingering – picking, pinching, typing, working with fingers rather than hand. ||X ||Stooping – bending body downward, forward at waist, with full motion of lower extremities and back. ||X |
|Grasping – applying pressure to object with fingers, palm. || ||Talking 1- expressing ideas by spoken word ||X |
|Handling – picking, holding, or working with whole hand. || ||Talking 2 – shouting to be heard above ambient noise. || |
|Hearing 1 – perceiving sounds at normal speaking levels, receive information. ||X ||Visual Acuity 1 - prepare, analyze data, transcribing, computer terminal, extensive reading. ||X |
|Hearing 2 – receive detailed information, make discrimination in sound. || ||Visual Acuity 2 - color, depth perception, field of vision. ||X |
|Kneeling – bending legs at knee to come to rest at knees. || ||Visual Acuity 3 - determine accuracy, neatness, observe facilities/structures. ||X |
|Lifting – raising objects from lower to higher position, moving objects side to side, using upper extremities, back. || ||Visual Acuity 4 - operate motor vehicles/heavy equipment. || |
|Mental Acuity – ability to make rational decisions through sound logic, deductive reasoning. ||X ||Visual Acuity 5 -close acuity for inspection of small defects, machines, use measurement devices, or fabricate parts. || |
|Pulling - use upper extremities to exert force, haul or tug. || ||Walking - on foot to accomplish tasks, long distances, or site to site. || |
Work performed is primarily:
(X = Primary type of work performed)
|Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. || |
|Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to move objects. ||X |
|Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, |
and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
|Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, |
and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
|Very heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. || |
Equipment and Tools Utilized:
- Equipment utilized includes personal computer, copier, calculator, fax machine and other standard office equipment, two-way radio, cellular telephone, and department vehicle.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions described herein. Since every duty associated with this position may not be described herein, employees may be required to perform duties not specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their duties just as though they were actually written out in this job description.