City of Enid

  • Parks & Recreation Supervisor

    Employee Group
    Work Schedule
    Regular- 8 hour shift, typically 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
    Regular Full-Time
    USD $48,654.75/Yr.
    730 Parks and Recreation
  • Position Description





    POSITION TITLE: Parks & Recreation Supervisor         DEPARTMENT: Parks & Recreation


    POSITION CODE: 31A-750                                            FLSA STATUS: Exempt


    POSITION REPORTS TO: Director of Public Works     EMPLOYEE CLASS: M-C         


    POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Parks & Recreation Personnel


    BLS COMPARABLE: 37-1012, First-line Supervisor of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers

    Leadership: Supervise/manage/direct the selection, training, development, appraisal,

    and work assignments of personnel.  



    • Successful candidate must submit to post offer, pre-employment drug screen.
    • Successful candidate is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.
    • As a position directly affecting the safety of others, the employee will be required to comply with all provisions of City of Enid’s substance abuse policy, including random drug and alcohol testing.
    • Possession of a valid Oklahoma driver's license with an acceptable driving record.

    POSITION PURPOSE: To enhance the quality of life of Enid residents and attract tourists through the development, coordination, and maintenance of a recreational park system and by preventing flooding through an effective storm water drainage system.



    • Monitor the development of City of Enid park facilities to ensure that they remain safe, secure, and well maintained.
    • Communicate with the Park Board on the coordination of park usage and development.
    • Develop short-term and long-term goals, deadlines, and processes for efficient Park development and maintenance operations.
    • Analyze internal processes and recommend and implement procedural or policy changes to improve operations, such as updating of equipment and recommending design changes to the Park Board.
    • Prepare and review operational reports and schedules to ensure accuracy and efficiency.
    • Plan, administer and control budgets for contacts, equipment, and supplies, including bid work.
    • Supervise, assign, and review work schedules of crew. Coordinate adequate cross-training of employees to include training on safety policies and procedures.
    • Recommend or implement personnel actions such as employee selection, evaluation, or disciplinary actions.
    • Prepare, compile, and submit reports on work activities, operations, production, and work-related accidents.
    • Keep abreast of new developments in park practices and equipment.
    • Coordinate and oversee:
    • Construction projects to ensure that facilities and equipment meet environmental, health, and other related standards and regulations.
    • Mowing, aerating, weeding, grubbing and removing thatch, and trimming and edging around flower beds, walks, and walls of parks, storm water ditches and detention pond areas, and lawn at City of Enid offices.
    • Repair of storm water drains and removal of debris from storm water drains.
    • Cleaning and maintenance of basketball and tennis courts, playground equipment, shelters, picnic tables, fences, trash containers, bleachers, restrooms, and signs.
    • Gathering of litter.
    • Maintenance of irrigation systems.
    • Repair of water leaks and electrical system malfunctions in parks.
    • Snow and ice removal crews during winter storms.
    • Provide assistance to other departments as needed.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.




    • The Parks Department runs smoothly and efficiently.
    • City parks, walking trails, lawns, basketball courts, and recreational facilities are aesthetically pleasing, well maintained, and provide quality of life to citizens.
    • Procedures and processes are well maintained, documented, and recorded.
    • Good working relationship with Park Board members exists.
    • Storm water drainage ditches and detention ponds are clean and free of debris and flooding and overflow problems are prevented.
    • Parks & Recreation equipment and vehicles are clean and well maintained and a replacement schedule is in place and periodically updated. Vehicle and equipment repair costs are kept at a minimum.
    • Assistance and support are provided to other departments as needed.
    • Effective working relations exist with City personnel. Management is appropriately informed.
    • Employees are well trained and have appropriate equipment to perform at capacity.
    • Policies and procedures in City of Enid personnel manual and safety manual are understood and followed. Effective supervisory skills are demonstrated.
    • The City’s professional reputation is maintained.



    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:                  Associate’s Degree (A.A.) or equivalent two-year college or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    CERTIFICATES/LICENSES:                  Department of Agriculture Spraying license (within 1 year).

                                                                Local tree trimming license.


    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:                    Administration and Management- Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.


    Computer- Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record-keeping, routine database activity to include development of spreadsheets, formulas, record tracking applications, word processing, graphics, etc.


    SKILLS/ABILITIES                               Intermediate tree care knowledge and landscape design.

    Basic understanding of playground and park safety principles.

    Work independently.

    Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

                                                               Accurate and attentive to detail.

    Excellent communications and public relations abilities.

    Basic typing and computer application skills.

    Ability to assist and support others.

    Able to operate telephone, PC, copier, and other basic business machines.



    FINGER DEXTERITY:                      Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.

    VISUAL ABILITIES:                          Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.


    PHYSICAL STRENGTH:                   Exerts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally. Moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a primarily product/technical nature. Frequent reaching, handling, lifting, and carrying.


    LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION:     Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


    REASONING ABILITY:                     Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram, or schedule form.


    MATHEMATICS ABILITY:                 Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

    WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS:      Regular- 8 hour shift, typically 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.


    Other – Salaried position requiring occasional attendance at meetings after hours and the ability to respond personally or by phone to address problems that may develop after normal work hours.


    WORK CONDITIONS:                Outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions (rain, sun, wind, snow, etc.)


    Noise level:                             Loud. Hearing protection as required.


    Other work conditions:             Vibration.

                                                    Improperly illuminated or awkward and confining workspace.











    6-8 years experience.

    9+ years experience.

    Additional coursework in related field.

    Bachelor's degree in related field.

    Coursework in horticulture or landscape design.

    Expert knowledge of safety as pertains to department.

    Tree care training.

    Advanced knowledge of more than one operating system.

    Advanced knowledge of operating system and budget process.

    Urban forester designation.

    Advanced knowledge of safety as pertains to department.

    Class A CDL.

    Ability to train subordinates.

    Ability to instruct for CDL license.

    Advanced supervisory skills.


    Valid CPR Certification.




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    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.


    I have reviewed this job description and I can perform the essential functions of this position, with or without, reasonable accommodations. I have also received or have been offered a copy of this job description.


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