Parks & Trails Program Manager

Base Rate $24.36 per hour + DOE
Full Time
Department: Community and Planning Services
Closing Date: 9/10/2018 5:00:00 PM

Description

TO APPLY: Submit Missoula County online application by 5:00 p.m. Monday, September 10, 2018. This additional documentation must be attached to your on-line application which may require scanning: College transcripts (unofficial accepted), letter of interest, and resume. Incomplete applications that do not contain these attachments will be disqualified. Parks & Trails Program Manager - Performs professional level duties in the general administration and management of the County’s Parks, Trails and Open Lands Programs in the Community and Planning Services (CAPS) Department. Complete job description available upon request to the Department of Human Resources.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a Bachelor's degree. Degrees best suited for this position are recreation management and planning. Requires a minimum of 6 years of progressively responsible experience with land use planning and parks, recreation and open space management. A Master’s degree in recreational planning (rural and urban) may substituted for up to two years of experience.

Representative Examples of Work

Directs and supervises program staff’s work to develop and implement work plan and integrate all work elements and activities of the programs in concert with multi-departmental supervisors, including developing new countywide programs to address plans, initiatives and priorities. Represents the County and provides professional staff support on significant city and county community recreational projects and issues to the public, advisory boards, community groups, businesses, non-profits, and government agencies including city, state, federal and tribal governments. Negotiates contracts, agreements and project proposals on behalf of the County with outside groups and organizations, contractors and other service providers. Monitors contractor work for compliance. Fosters and builds relationships with partners, such as not-for-profit organizations, governmental agencies, and businesses, and seeks opportunities to affect program efficacy on behalf of the County. Creates partnerships to review, approve and implement complex projects of substantial financial investment to the County and partners. Develops, monitors and reviews annual expanded program work plan and operating budget, which includes developing newly funded programs and modifying programs to align with countywide goals. Administers expanded and complex county funding for community grants, park and trails development projects, open lands, and land management projects with US Forest Service, FWP, DNRC, non-profit organizations, and others. Ensures public funds are used appropriately, efficiently and effectively. Develops, implements, and evaluates program policies and procedures to increase effectiveness and makes recommendations to department heads and elected officials for policy changes.

Physical/Environmental Demands

Work is primarily performed in an office or meeting room setting. Work involves regular site visits to parks and trails in urban and rural areas. May require travel over rough, uneven terrain. May require attendance at night or weekend meetings; may require occasional out of town travel.

Additional Required Information

Supplemental information may be required with your application for this position. Check the TO APPLY section of this job posting to see what documents may be required. All required documents must be attached before you submit this application. THIS MAY REQUIRE THAT YOU SCAN THOSE DOCUMENTS SO THEY CAN BE ATTACHED HERE.

To Apply

Submit Missoula County online application by 5:00 p.m. Monday, September 10, 2018. This additional documentation must be attached to your on-line application which may require scanning: College transcripts (unofficial accepted), letter of interest, and resume. Incomplete applications that do not contain these attachments will be disqualified. Missoula County Human Resources Department is located at 199 W Pine, Missoula, MT 59802. For questions about online application process call 406-258-4462 or 406-258-4874. Applicants may submit a written request for any accommodation needed to participate in the application and selection process. Missoula County will consider any reasonable accommodation. The Missoula County EEOP is on file in the Human Resources Office.

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