Linn County Parks is currently recruiting for a Park Manager

CLASSIFICATION TITLE OF THE JOB:  Park Manager CLASSIFICATION CATEGORY:  Management Exempt CLASSIFICATION NUMBER:  841 PAY RANGE:  18 CLOSING DATE: October 30, 2023 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: A person employed in this classification must possess the capability to perform the following duties to be considered for this position. The duties are essential functions requiring the critical skills and expertise needed to meet job objectives.

  • Supervises, trains and schedules assigned staff; reviews daily work progress and determines solutions when problems arise.
  • Supervises employee activity and equipment operations to ensure safety practices; implements and maintains safe operating practices and assures compliance with proper safety procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Responds to the public, citizens, employees and others in a prompt, professional and courteous manner while maintaining a positive customer service demeanor. Assures fair and equitable visitor compliance with County Park Code. Regards everyone, internal and external, as a customer and delivers the best service possible in a respectful and patient manner.
  • Manages, operates, maintains, repairs and constructs parks related facilities and equipment. Determines the materials, equipment, facilities, supervision and other needs necessary to assure provision of safe quality parks and recreation facilities and experiences. Supervises and manages department related recreation services, concessions, sales, rental programs and recreation events in assigned areas.
  • Ensures visitor and staff compliance with department policies, rules and regulations. Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness and conformance to policies and procedures.
  • Maintains operational records and prepares periodic reports for required state regulated programs under their supervision.
  • Makes recommendations and assists in development of new policies and procedures. Assists in the development of short and long range plans and strategic plans; coordinates programs, activities and department or county-wide initiatives with other staff and agencies as needed.
  • Manages assigned operations effectively and efficiently to achieve goals within available resources. Assists in program budget development and the development of new revenue opportunities to sustain quality programs and services. Assures assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control.
  • Develop and maintain effective, harmonious and reasonable work relationships with others.
  • Assists other staff in the performance of their duties as assigned.
  • Maintain regular and predictable work attendance. Employee will be required to work a flexible schedule including potentially working evenings and weekends.  Employee may also be required to work on three holidays (Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day).
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Considerable knowledge of the practices, principles and methods involved in park & recreation management, operations, event planning and contracting.
  • Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques and knowledge of safe working practices
  • Extensive knowledge of parks and recreation program administration, planning equipment, facilities, operations and techniques used in a comprehensive parks and recreation program.
  • Expertise in safety requirements of parks and recreation activities and skill in operation of listed tools and equipment used.
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in park and recreation management including experience in a supervisory capacity. Considerable experience in recreation administration and contracting. Graduation from high school or possession of the equivalent GED certificate, preferably supplemented by additional college level coursework in parks and recreation or related field; or any satisfactory equivalent combination of experience and training which demonstrates the ability to perform the work described.
 NECESSARY SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of a valid Class C motor vehicle operator’s license. Must pass a criminal history check.  Possession of a valid driver’s license and a good driving record. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is generally performed outdoors in all types of weather and in all Linn County park locations. Work requirements include the ability to see, talk, hear, sit, stand, walk, bend, stoop and kneel. The ability to use hands to finger, handle or operate objects, tools or controls, to reach with hands and arms and to lift or move ninety (90) pounds. SALARY, BENEFITS, COMPENSATION:
  • COMPENSATION: Salary range is $5,535.00 – $6,984.00 per month (DOQ) plus excellent comprehensive benefit package, including health insurance and County paid Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) contributions.
HOW TO APPLY:  Must submit a completed Linn County employment application form, resume and cover letter to the Linn County Parks Department, 3010 Ferry St. SW, Albany, Oregon 97322; FAX: 541-924-6915. Email: Application forms may be obtained, along with the job classification, from the Linn County Parks Department or by calling (541) 967-3917.  Application forms can also be obtained at the Linn County Home Page at http://

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