Overland Park, KS, USA
City of Overland Park

Manager, Parks & Forestry

The City of Overland Park has a Manager, Parks & Forestry position available in the Parks and Recreation Department. Responsibilities: Plans, directs, organizes, and supervises City’s Parks and Forestry program including budget & contract administration for major park improvements and maintenance of parks and recreation areas. Performs general supervisory duties, prepares and monitors various reports, records, and inventories. Provides staff assistance to City Council and committees. Coordinates special events and projects. Keeps abreast of current events, developments, procedures, and standards related to parks, forestry, and recreational areas. May serve as a member of the City’s Safety Council and Emergency Operations Committee. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in park and recreation administration or a closely related field or additional equivalent experience. Possession of an appropriate, valid driver’s license. Must maintain an insurable driving record. Five years of increasingly responsible administrative and supervisory experience, or an equivalent level of experience, in park development, operations and maintenance. Experience should include all phases of project management and administration, developing and managing operating budget and Capital Improvement Program, working with boards and commissions, all aspects of construction (i.e. utility coordination, heavy equipment, carpentry, asphalt, etc.), facility repair and maintenance, turf care and maintenance, general grounds maintenance, urban forestry and horticulture. No City residency requirement. Must successfully pass a background check, drug screen, and physical exam. 7:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri. $6,736-$8,420 /month. Open until filled. Apply online, attach a resume, cover letter and view your online application at www.opkansas.org.
City of Overland Park
Human Resources Dept.
8500 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, KS 66212

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