Park Operations & Facilities Services Manager

  • Full Time
  • Peoria, AZ
  • $ Salary Range: $98,126-$145,227, Hiring Range: $98,126 - $121,676

The City of Peoria Parks & Recreation Department has an excellent opportunity for a Park Operations and Facilities Services Manager. The purpose of this position is to oversee neighborhood park maintenance; and parks, stadium and pool facility maintenance operations, while serving as the main point of contact for project oversight and long-term planning. The Park Operations and Facilities Services Manager also oversees several full-time staff.

The ideal candidate will have a solid operational background while also having a passion for providing the best customer service to internal and external customers.

A successful leader of this team will possess:

  • Expansive experience that shows the ability to support and continue to evolve a varied group of programs, staff, division, and leadership team and/or City initiatives;
  • The proven ability to identify, evaluate and support programmatic and operational needs while negotiating a variety of contacts, cultivating a broad range of partnerships and inspiring and developing a highly motivated staff;
  • Experience that portrays success in public sector budgeting, personnel, planning and organizational development, as well as exceptional leadership;
  • A personal commitment and connection to providing exceptional programming opportunities to residents and visitors while maintaining high standards in parks and facilities maintenance;
  • A strong knowledge of research methodology, statistical analysis, and evaluation of research data;
  • Moderate previous experience in the same or similar previous positions;
  • Interpersonal communication skills, creative problem solving processes, and facilitation skills;
  • A capacity for and entrepreneurial desire to offer unique programs and experiences for citizens.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience.
  • The job requires a working understanding of common techniques, methods, practices, procedures, use of forms, routines, etc., of an intermediate nature
  • A valid Arizona drivers’ license is required upon hire.

Preferred/desirable qualifications:

  • Experience in a municipal or government setting.
  • Membership in the National Recreation and Parks Association is preferred.
  • Certified Parks & Recreation Professional preferred.
  • Certification as a Sports Field Manager is preferred.

To apply for this job please visit www.peoriaaz.gov.