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PARK MANAGER

Parks & Expo Center
Starting Salary: (S14-A):$15.85/hr
Full-time; Days, Weekends & Holidays
UNION POSITION - AFSCME 1677.02
Posting: 059-19
Date Posted: 04/21/2019
Deadline: Until filled

Serve as guest service contact for clients and general public. Will answer questions, solve problems, and enforces rules and regulations.  Supervises, trains, and evaluates seasonal staff.  Collects fees, prepares receipt records, deposits, and other records to provide proper accounting of activities.  Provides clean, safe, well maintained facilities by performing maintenance, repairs, landscaping, grounds keeping, vandalism repair, trash removal, construction activities, and ongoing maintenance for nature trails, roads, parking lots, gates, fences, and park and recreation equipment.  On an as needed basis, may work at all County parks or the fairground and may directly operate multiple parks.  Assists in planning for future park operations and construction of department facilitates as assigned.  May perform duties of Lead Park Manager as assigned. 

Four year degree in Park Management or related field, or four years progressively responsible experience in park operations; or any comparable combination of experience, education, or training. Valid Michigan driver's license and good driving record. No felony convictions. Must be able to drive vehicles with standard transmission and operate equipment with hand and/or foot controls. Driving and criminal background checks will be completed. Post offer physical required.  Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check. 

County positions include benefits package with medical coverage, paid holiday and vacation time.  Available supplemental dental and vision.  Defined Benefit pension after vesting period. 

To view the current collective bargaining agreement, please go to www.kalcounty.com/hrd and click on Union Contracts (left side). 

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Kalamazoo Parks & Expo Center
2900 Lake Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048