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Hillsborough County Government

$15.15-$24.06 Hourly / $2,626.00-$4,170.40 Monthly / $31,512.00-$50,044.80 Yearly


Performs supervisory duties managing the operations, maintenance, and administrative aspects of a programmed County park in which park fees are collected. 


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Four years of experience in parks operations, programs, or maintenance, one year of which must have been at the supervisory level.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; and
Possession of a First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification with Practical Application.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Working knowledge of park operations and maintenance including facilities for boating and docking, fishing, bathing, swimming, and camping.
  • Working knowledge of park regulations, ordinances, nature, interpretive, and recreational programs.
  • Working knowledge of supervision principles and methods.
  • Working knowledge of safety, first aid and CPR methods and techniques.
  • Skill in the application of first aid and CPR.
  • Skill in making presentations to groups.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate accounting records.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records, reports and documents.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others within and outside own organization.
  • Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions in a subtropical climate.  
  • Ability to work non-standard hours and/or days.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.


NOTE: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Acts as a manager of a moderately complex park, confers with central administration staff on general policy matters, and manages a park as a public business enterprise.
  • Supervises the operation and maintenance of park facilities including boating and docking service, fishing, bathing and swimming services, camping, lifeguarding, security patrolling, and the collection and transmittal of park entry and other related fees.
  • Communicates with the general public and subordinate employees requiring the use of tact in correcting infractions or interpreting application of park policies and ordinances.  
  • Makes periodic inspections of park areas and facilities, makes notes of discrepancies in operation or condition of facilities, and insures corrections are made.
  • Assists with the development and presentation of specialized park programs, classes, or tours.
  • Conducts periodic meetings with assigned personnel, gives instructions regarding park operations, and instructs in the proper use of new machinery and equipment.
  • Requisitions materials and supplies for the operation and maintenance of the park, keeps records of income and expenditures, assists superiors in preparing budgets, and supervises the training of new personnel.
  • May coordinate the activities of several parks in a geographical area as required or necessary.
  • Prepares periodic reports concerning all phases of park operation.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

CLASS: PRKMGRGENK; EST: 6/17/1983; REV: 4/22/2013;