The Cosumnes Community Services District is seeking one (1) full-time Park and Golf Operations Manager in the Park Operations and Golf Division. The ideal candidate for this position shall have knowledge and experience pertaining to the operation of comprehensive Parks and Recreation systems. This position is required to be on call a minimum of one week per month and may be required to work a variety of shifts including, but not limited to, weekends, holidays and after hour emergency calls. If you believe in making lives better every day and creating a positive place for healthy families to enjoy, then apply today.
Under general direction, manages staff and resources assigned to maintain and secure parks, trails, streetscapes, golf course, aquatic facilities and recreational facilities. Functions and responsibilities expected to be performed may vary by area of assignment.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general direction from the Director of Parks and Neighborhood Services. This position provides supervision to lower level workers assigned to the Park and Golf Operations Division.
Please note: The Cosumnes CSD is seeking to establish an eligibility list from this recruitment that may be used to fill future vacancies.
Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities may be considered qualifying at the sole discretion of the District. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and skills would be:
Education and Training:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, criminal justice, environmental sciences, horticulture, or other closely related field;
Certain assignments may require certifications. When specified, the certifications must be obtained by time of appointment and must be retained throughout employment as a condition of employment.
Certification as a arborist, playground inspector, pesticide applicator, pool operator, or other closely related license or certificate is desirable.
Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in park and/or golf maintenance and operations that can be directly related to the duties and responsibilities prescribed for the class of Park and Golf Operations Manager, including two (2) years in a supervisory capacity.
Possession of, or the ability to obtain, First Aid and CPR/AED certification within the first thirty (30) days of employment; certification must be maintained through employment;
Must possess a valid California class “C” driver’s license, with a satisfactory driving record as determined by the District and maintain it throughout employment.
Basic principals, techniques, terminology and materials used in the construction, maintenance and repair of landscaping including: horticulture, carpentry, masonry, plumbing, electrical, and concrete;
Laws and regulations, codes, policies and ordinances pertaining to parks, including environmental protection, fish and wildlife, and motor vehicle usage;
Safe and effective use of tools and equipment required to perform duties;
Current methods, techniques, principles, and procedures used in the planning, organizing, scheduling, coordinating, and evaluating landscape maintenance and repair projects and activities;
Basic principles, techniques, and materials in the safe operation, maintenance, and repairs of swimming pools and spray parks.
Current methods, techniques, principles, and procedures used in good internal and external customer service;
Principles and techniques of supervision, training, discipline, and performance evaluation;
Principles of program and budget administration;
Pertinent Federal, State, and Local policies, codes, laws, and regulations;
Computer programs, desktop publishing and word processing in currently used programs such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel and PowerPoint; Web based urban forest management; and computer maintenance management systems; and virtual meeting platforms;
Modern methods of patrolling and preserving order;
Security surveillance software and installing process;
Basic operation of automated office machines including calculator, computer, keyboard, printers and other peripherals, copier, and fax machine;
Basic arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; calculation of decimals, ratios, percentages and fractions;
Basic methods, principals and techniques of contract administration.
Assign, review and supervise the work of other employees; provide clear instruction and guidance on a day to day basis;
Analyze problems that arise and recommend or implement solutions;
Effectively and tactfully communicate both orally and in writing with facility users, independent contractors, vendors, CSD personnel and the public;
Proficiently operate computer programs such as those in the Microsoft Office Suite; learn and use District maintenance programs;
Comprehend and prepare reports and forms such as incident reports, inventory lists, e-mail, and calendars using a prescribed format and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction and style;
Properly operate equipment and vehicles;
Identify and determine the nature of potential safety hazards and correct or institute corrective courses of action;
Recognize common horticultural diseases and insect pests; diagnose and assess horticulture problems and recommend an effective course of action;
Prepare and develop cost estimates related to work orders and various projects;
Read, interpret, and apply information from blueprints or drawings related to construction documents, landscape plans and/or specifications;
Apply administrative and technical knowledge to assure compliance with contracts; follow proper inspection techniques to examine workmanship and materials; detect deviations from plans, regulations, specifications and standard construction practices;
Assess violations and develop appropriate responses;
Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with local law enforcement/non-law enforcement;
Analyze and use independent judgement in problem solving fairly non-routine situation;
Resolve conflict and mediate disputes.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Mobility: frequent sitting and use of keyboard; frequent standing for long periods of time; frequent walking, standing, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling, climbing ladders, crawling and twisting, while performing field work; frequent pushing, pulling or lifting objects up to fifty (50) pounds while performing maintenance and repairs, loading trucks with supplies and equipment, and assisting with the set up of special events;
Vision: constant use of overall vision; frequent computer use; occasional color and depth vision;
Dexterity: frequent repetitive motion; frequent writing and typing; frequent grasping, holding and reaching; frequent operation of equipment such as, but not limited to, lawn mower, hedge trimmer, pressure washer, wire tracer, airless sprayer, irrigation controls, hand and power tools;
Hearing/Talking: frequent hearing and talking in person and on the phone or radio;
Emotional/Psychological: frequent decision making and concentration, frequent public and/or coworker contact; occasionally works alone;
Driving: ability to use fine and gross motor coordination for driving a variety of vehicles.
Internal Number: 2020-42
About Cosumnes Community Services District
The Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) serves an estimated 183,000 south Sacramento County residents in a 157-square mile area. Its award-winning parks and recreation services – including the operation of 96 CSD parks – operate exclusively within the Elk Grove area of the District. The CSD provides fire protection and emergency medical services throughout the District, including for the cities of Elk Grove and Galt and unincorporated areas of south Sacramento County.