Chief Park Ranger

City of Boca Raton, FL - Boca Raton, FL3.3

30+ days ago
Job Description
ATTENTION: To be considered for employment with the City of Boca Raton, applicants must provide at least ten (10) years of continuous employment history, if applicable. In the event the applicant has not been employed for ten (10) continuous years, all time for the ten (10) year period prior to the date of application must be accounted for including periods of school, unemployment and retirement.

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:
Performs responsible park patron service and responsible administrative work supervising personnel involved in the enforcement of park rules and regulations; does related work as required. Work is performed under regular supervision. Supervision is exercised over subordinate park personnel and seasonal employees.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:
Supervising assigned Park Rangers for patrol of park system;
Schedules the work of full and part-time employees;
Assigns subordinates to parks and special events;
Handles unusual situations involving rangers or patrons;
Oversees revenue collection activities from City park facilities;
Investigates vandalism and break-ins;
Oversees the training of rangers;
Prepares annual budget for section and monitors expenditures;
Prepares a variety of reports on activities.

RELATED TASKS:
Approves leave requests;
Arranges delivery of materials to Parks and Recreation Board members, City Council, and the Beach Tax District meetings;
Screens applications, checks references, and recommends for hire;
Evaluates the work performance of employees, enforces discipline, counsels employees;
Performs related tasks as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Thorough knowledge of the City ordinances governing park and recreational areas, general knowledge of basic bookkeeping techniques and mathematics; ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates; ability to enforce rules and regulations in a firm but courteous manner, ability to prepare detailed reports; ability to establish and maintain good relations with park visitors and guests; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in parks and recreation management, public relations or related field, and four (4) years of supervisory experience in a related field.

CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL LICENSES:
Possession of CPR, First Aid, AED and Parking Enforcement Certificates within six months of appointment is required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of a valid State of Florida Class "E" driver's license with no more than six (6) points in a three (3) year period.

Essential employee during declared storm emergency.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Must be able to lift, carry and push articles weighing up to 50 lbs. Must be able to wear hard hat/helmet, safety harness, CPR mask, rubber gloves, and safety vest. Exposure to extreme temperatures, moving mechanical parts, animals/insects, and bloodborne pathogens.

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:
The background check process for this position may include:
Criminal Background Check
Employment Verification
Reference Checks
Motor Vehicles Report (MVR) Check
Workers' Compensation
Educational Verification
Certification/License Verification
Physical
Drug and Alcohol Screen