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Hillsborough County Government

Senior Park Manager (#SRPKMGGENM) GENM
$17.23-$27.35 Hourly / $2,986.53-$4,740.67 Monthly / $35,838.40-$56,888.00 Yearly


Performs supervisory duties managing the operation, maintenance, and administrative aspects of a complex county park in which park fees are collected, which may include the administration of a district grouping of satellite parks.


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

Or any 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.


  • Considerable knowledge of park operations and maintenance including facilities for boating and docking, fishing, bathing, swimming, and camping.
  • Considerable knowledge of park regulations, ordinances, nature, interpretive, and recreational programs.
  • Considerable 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.
  • Manages an extensive park in the parks system, receives general policy directions from administrative staff, and manages the 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 related fees.
  • Maintains appropriate accounting records.
  • Communicates with the general public and subordinate employees requiring the use of tact in correcting infractions or interpreting application of park policies and ordinances.    
  • Assists with the development and presentation of specialized park programs, classes, or tours.
  • Provides for the security and inventory of stock room and tools, trucks, cars, tractors, trailers, mowers, pumps, sprayers, power tools, air conditioners, and other assorted equipment.
  • Maintains personnel records, correspondence files, and other records required for the operation of a major county park or cluster of parks including preparation of routine reports and budget information.
  • Conducts periodic meetings with supervisory personnel and gives instructions, regarding park operation, training of new personnel, safety, and the proper use of new machinery and equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

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