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Parks & Recreation Director

Troup County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Nov. 29, 2018

End Date: Dec. 31, 2018

Parks & Recreation Director
Department: Parks & Recreation

Salary: Dependent on qualifications
Under general supervision and instruction this position is responsible for directing the county’s parks and recreation operations.

Baccalaureate Degree in a course of study related to the occupational field, current valid driver's license
Must have at least 3-5 years minimum experience in related field
of programs and activities and the acquisition and maintenance of facilities
Knowledge of grant management principles
Knowledge of personnel management principles
Knowledge of modern office procedures and equipment
Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs
Skill in prioritizing and planning
Skill in interpersonal relations
Plans, organizes and directs the activities, programs, facilities and operations of the Parks and Recreation department
Assists and advises governing authorities on the formulation of policies and procedures
Directs the planning, design, financing, construction and maintenance of all Parks and Recreation facilities
Directs the development and implementation of short and long range plans
Prepares annual departmental budget and budget requests; monitors expenditures under approved budget
Hires, trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel
Provides information to the public about department programs; makes presentations to groups; participates in radio and newspaper interviews

Inspects and directs the management of recreation facilities and athletic fields
Engages in professional development activities
Approves purchases of equipment and materials
Attends Board of Commissioners meetings; makes recommendations and presents reports
Conducts staff meetings
Identifies available grant programs; oversees grant application and administration
Performs all other related duties as assigned
Grade 24

Troup County Government
Depending on Qualifications
Employment Applications will be accepted Until Filled on Troup County's website @ www.troupcountyga.org.
Parks & Recreation
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Skill in oral and written communication
Skill in problem solving
Knowledge of county and departmental policies and procedures
Knowledge of budget management principles
Knowledge of project management principles
Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods used in parks and recreation administration, the management
Troup County is an Equal Opportunity Employer - A Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace