The County's Regional Parks Department strives to offer recreational opportunities for the enrichment of county residents and visitors while protecting the county's natural, cultural, historical and land resources. We are currently recruiting for Park Superintendentwho is responsible for supervising park operations, maintenance, security, safety, and resource stewardship at Regional Parks' facilities through subordinate staff at one or more designated park facilities.
The Regional Parks Department manages and maintains nine Regional Parks throughout San Bernardino County totaling approximately 9,200 acres. Each park offers diverse outdoor recreation opportunities in settings that range from metro, mountain and desert scenery. Among the activities that can be found in our Regional Parks are: Lakes for fishing, sheltered group picnic facilities accommodating up to 350 people, swim complexes with water slides, zero depth water play parks, and playgrounds. Six of our Regional Parks offer scenic camping -- from tent to large RVs -- dry to full hook-ups. One of our parks is a historic Ghost Town; and another is located right on the banks of the Colorado River.
The resulting eligible list will be used to fill vacancies at the following Parks as they occur: Yucaipa Regional Park (Yucaipa), Prado Regional Park (Chino), and Calico Ghost Town Regional Park (Yermo, near Barstow). Indicate your interest and availability for park location on the Supplemental Questionnaire.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Availability: Employees are on call as necessary and may be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Physical: This position requires occasional lifting and carrying of items weighing up to 50 pounds as well as frequent walking, standing, kneeling, stooping, and climbing. Travel: Travel throughout the county is required. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation. At the time of hire, a valid California Class C drivers license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced for the individual providing transportation. Please visit the Regional Parks Department website at www.sbcounty.gov/parks for a listing of county-wide park locations.
Education: An Associate's degree or equivalent coursework. A list of coursework must be submitted with the application if a degree has not been conferred. Coursework/degree must be from an accredited college or university recognized by the US Department of Education.
Experience: Four (4) years of experience in a construction, retail, parks, project management, or customer service related industry, such as a recreational environment, logistics/operations, or hospitality which includes direct, in-person contact with the general public as a primary duty of the job; AND two (2) years of full-scope supervisory experience. This experience may be concurrent, and must be clearly described in your work history.
SUBSTITUTION: A Bachelor's Degree may substitute up to one (1) year of qualifying experience as noted above. Substitution may not apply to the two (2) years of supervisory experience as required. -OR- An additional two (2) years of experience may substitute for the required education.
Note: Applicants with an acceptable combination of relevant experience and education that provides the required knowledge and abilities may be considered. Transcripts or a list of completed coursework must be submitted with the application if applicant does not possess an associate's degree.
San Bernardino County is located in the heart of Southern California, home to over 2 million residents, encompassing 20,160 square miles from the Nevada State line and the Colorado River to the LA County line. This gives San Bernardino County a diverse climate and geography, from mountains as high as 11,502 feet, to the desert as low as 181 feet, and beautiful valleys in between. Pristine lakes and rivers, snow-capped mountain resorts, flowering deserts, and many other family-oriented recreational attractions take advantage of the natural assets of the area, most within an hour's drive. Families enjoy affordable housing, excellent schools, colleges and universities, and easy access to airports, hospitals, libraries, and parks. The County provides a safe, clean and healthy environment for residents. A variety of shopping and business opportunities abound, in this, the largest County in the contiguous United States.