Under limited direction, a Parks Maintenance Manager plans, directs, organizes, and manages
the Maintenance division of the Youth, Parks, & Community Enrichment department; develops
division policies, procedures, goals, and budgets; interprets and applies existing policies; and
represents the department on issues concerning the various programs managed.
This classification is populated by multiple incumbents who are responsible for the direction of
an entire division and exercise a broad range of authority over complex programs with many
funding sources that are central to the department's mission. The Parks Maintenance Manager is
distinguished from the next lower level classification of Parks Maintenance Superintendent in
that the latter has responsibilities for a special unit or a sub-division with multiple units. The
Parks Maintenance Manager is distinguished from the next higher level of Director of Youth,
Parks, & Community Enrichment in that the latter has administrative responsibility for the entire
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Limited direction is provided by the Deputy Director, Youth, Parks, & Community Enrichment.
Responsibilities include the direct and indirect supervision of professional, technical, and clerical
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans, schedule, directs, and coordinates the activities of a major program division in the Youth, Parks, & Community Enrichment Department; develops and implements long-range plans, goals, policies, and procedures for the division; participates in the planning and implementation of complex city wide or multi-agency projects.
Develops and monitors operating and capital budgets for the division; prepares grant applications; negotiates contract, agreements, and MOUs.
Coordinates activities of the division with other City departments, schools, and outside agencies; meets with various community groups and representatives of other departments to coordinate division projects; represents the City on committees, project teams and to the community.
Assesses and analyzes programs and services to determine need for new programs, and effectiveness of current programs and services; evaluates industry or service trends and assesses potential for local implementation; serves as project manager for special projects requiring experience and skills beyond any one section within the division.
Researches, analyzes and recommends options for addressing difficult, complex or sensitive issues, problems or projects.
Supervise, trains, disciplines, and evaluates assigned personnel; assists subordinate supervisory staff with difficult personnel issues.
Performs other or related duties as assigned.
Principles of planning, organization, administration, management, and supervision.
Principles and practices of budgeting, record keeping, report writing, contract negotiation, and grant writing.
Park land, urban forest, and maintenance.
Occupational hazards, safety regulations, and practices associated with parks, trees, golf course maintenance work, and facilities.
Applicable federal, state and local rules, laws and regulations.
Principles and techniques of marketing and public relations.
Computers and computer applications.
Identifying, analyzing, and responding to issues, trends, and legislation.
Understanding and being respectful of diverse populations and cultural backgrounds, as well as age and physical ability needs and differences.
Public relations and staff development.
Use of computers, computer applications, and software.
Plan, organize, coordinate, and direct the activities of the division.
Work with numerous customers and clients, both inside and outside the City.
Build consensus to bring successful conclusion to various projects and issues.
Simultaneously manage a multitude of projects.
Analyze, interpret, apply, and enforce regulations and policies.
Understand, identify, and resolve safety issues and other operational needs.
Prepare, administer, and monitor a budget.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, department heads, businesses, personnel from other jurisdictions, public officials, and the general public.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Supervise train and evaluate staff.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and
abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Six years of experience managing a program with complex budgets, including two years of park
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in park
administration, public administration, urban forestry, environmental horticulture, or a closely
related field is required.
A Master's degree in public administration, parks and recreation, business administration,
environmental studies or significantly related field is desirable and may substitute for up to two
years of experience at the discretion of the hiring authority.
PROOF OF EDUCATION
Should the combination of experience/education you are using to qualify for this position include
education, then proof of said education in the form of college transcripts, certificates, and
degrees must be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, as an
attachment(s) to the online application, faxed to (916) 596-1556, or emailed to
email@example.com by the final filing deadline. If submitting in person or via
fax/email, please include your name and Job #001781-19-YPCE-2 on your documents.
Unofficial documents and/or copies are acceptable.
Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Individuals
who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case
An applicant with a college degree outside the United States must have education records
evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. This evaluation must be submitted by the final
THE SELECTION PROCEDURE
Please note, the City of Sacramento's preferred method of communication with
applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your
application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk
folders. All e-mail notifications can also be accessed through the governmentjobs.com
1. Application: (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit online a City of
Sacramento employment application to the Employment Office by the final filing deadline or
upon receipt of 150 applications, whichever occurs first:
Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted.
Employment applications will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified:
If applicants do not list current and past job-related experience in the "Work
Experience" section. Note: Qualifying experience is based on 40 hours per
week (pro-rated if less than 40 hours/week).
If "see resume" is noted in the "Work Experience" section; a resume will not
substitute for the information required in the "Work Experience" section.
Proof of required education and/or degree equivalency must be submitted online with your
application, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, delivered in person, or sent to
the Employment Office by fax or mail by the final filing deadline or upon receipt of 150
applications, whichever occurs first.
2. Supplemental Questionnaire: (Pass/Fail) – In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, all applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire:
Responses to the supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online; paper questionnaire will not be accepted.
Incomplete supplemental questionnaire will not pass the review process; omitted information cannot be considered or assumed.
A resume will not substitute for the information required in the supplemental questionnaire.
Possession of the minimum qualifications is not necessarily a guarantee of further
advancement in the selection process.
3. Screening Committee: (Pass/Fail)– Human Resources will evaluate employment applications for the minimum qualifications stated on the job announcement.
4. Interview Process: Human Resources will forward qualified applications to the hiring department. Those determined to be the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an interview process. The Director will review the results, if necessary conduct additional interviews, and forward the recommendation to the City Manager's Office for final action.
5. Conditional Hire: Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete and pass LiveScan/fingerprinting. If applicable, candidates may also need to pass a pre- employment medical exam, controlled substance and/or alcohol test, and possess any required licensure or certification prior to receiving a start date from the Department. Failure to meet these prerequisites will be grounds for withdrawal of your conditional offer of employment.
For questions concerning this job announcement and the application process:
Please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/Home/ApplicationGuide for a
comprehensive, step-by-step guide to the application process.
For technical support between 6 AM - 5 PM PT, contact Live Applicant Support at (855)
Visit the City of Sacramento Human Resources Department website
Send an email to email@example.com;
Call the Human Resources Department at (916) 808-5726; or
Visit the Human Resources Department at Historic City Hall, 915 I Street, Plaza Level,
Sacramento, CA 95814.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AND FILED ONLINE AT:
915 I Street, Historic City Hall
Sacramento, CA 95814-2604
Internal Number: Job #001781-19-YPCE-2
About City of Sacramento, Dept. of Youth Parks, and Community Enrichment
Welcome to the Department of Youth, Parks, & Community Enrichment, formerly known as Parks and Recreation. To best serve the citizens and youth of our community, the Department has undergone a reorganization and renaming to reflect the Council-adopted focus and prioritization on supporting the City’s youth. The renaming and reorganization will further align the City’s youth programs under a unified vision, mission, set of values, framework, and goals dedicated to helping young people succeed.
Together we empower our youth, strengthen neighborhoods, and provide life-enriching programs for a beautiful, livable community.
Our beautiful parks and enriching programs create a thriving community with healthy, strong, and cohesive neighborhoods.
•Inclusiveness & Equity
•Enjoyment & Fun