Organizes, directs and supervises the operational, financial and personnel activities involved in the maintenance and development of City parks, open space, natural areas, forestry/horticultural services and other related Parks and Recreation areas and facilities.
Bachelor's degree in park management, landscape architecture, urban forestry or a related field from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body required. A minimum of five years of responsible supervisory experience in community park or forestry management required. Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check.
Master’s degree from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body. NRPA Certified Parks and Recreation Professional. Certified Arborist. Master Naturalist certification.
A full job description including a listing of essential duties and responsibilities and necessary knowledge, skills and abilities is available at www.icgov.org/jobs under Job Descriptions.
It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees and potential City employees.
About City of Iowa City
Employing approximately 600 permanent employees and 400 temporary and seasonal employees, the City of Iowa City provides a full range of services including police and fire protection, construction and maintenance of roads, streets and infrastructure, inspection and licensing functions, solid waste collection and recycling services which include the operation of a landfill serving all of Johnson County, a municipal airport, library, recreational activities and cultural events. The City owns and operates its water supply and distribution system and sewage collection and treatment system with secondary treatment also provided. The City operates a municipal off-street and on-street parking system in the downtown area. The City also operates a transit system. The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering competitive wages and an excellent benefits package for eligible positions."