Responsible for the daily on-site management, administration, coordination and direction of park, facility, and public area landscaping maintenance, park security, and maintenance and administration of city-owned cemeteries. Supervises, coordinates, directs, and evaluates maintenance and repair activities at eight community parks, five greenway trails, four nature parks and preserves, eleven neighborhood parks, four sports parks, three urban parks, two cemeteries and numerous city owned undesignated properties. Supervises, coordinates, directs, and evaluates support maintenance and repair actives at three community centers, two swimming pools, one ice skating rink, and one historic theater. Manages assigned in-house construction projects; coordinates site design and layout, purchasing, secures all permits and approvals, assuring compliance with grant funding requirements, and completion of the project within budgetary limits. Serves as construction inspector for the department. Establishes and enforces the application of standards repair and new installations. Establishes and reviews standards, procedures and priorities to ensure projects are completed on time. Maintains a detailed inspection log. Evaluates park/facility equipment for maintenance needs, methods for increased efficiency, and performance of subordinates. Supervises, hires, trains and manages employees. Conducts meetings and facilitates safety training. Oversees the purchase, allocation and inventory of supplies and general inventory. Responds to emergency situations. Monitors spending and makes recommendations for capital projects.
Bachelor's degree in park management, public administration, landscape architecture, forestry, horticulture, or related field or any equivalent combination of experience and training which proved the required knowledge, skill and abilities.
The City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for more than $50 million in City assets. Our department manages 2343 acres of property including 40 park sites, a golf course, ice arena, two pools, three community centers, three natural resources properties, 13 ballfields, 22 tennis courts, 19 basketball courts and approximately 30 miles of trails. The City of Bloomington ...Parks and Recreation Department is proud to be an accredited (2001, 2006, 2011), Gold Medal-winning (2007) agency that proudly and professionally serves our community's parks and recreation needs.