Job Openings: Olander Park

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The Olander Park System

The Olander Park System is dedicated to enhancing the guest experience at our parks by providing quality service and to generate revenue to continue to meet the recreation and environmental needs of the public. Our employees enjoy working together as a team and a real opportunity to make a difference.


Community Hall Monitor, Olander Park
Part-Time, Hourly $12.00
Acts as the park system representative during Nederhouser Community Hall (NCH) events. Responsible
for enforcing park system regulations. Stationed in the NCH office and is responsible for answering park
system telephone calls and inquiries from visitors. Remain in the NCH during rental functions and lock
and alarm the NCH at the end of rental events. They are also responsible for closing other parks when
necessary, and locking up Olander Park, if they are the last person to leave the park at night.
Key responsibilities include:
 Must be able to work weekdays, weekends, and holidays up to 11:00 PM.
 Open and close the NCH for its rental functions.
 Enforce the NCH rules and regulations. If difficulties occur, contact the Manager on Duty or Director, in that order, for assistance. If these individuals are unavailable, contact the City of Sylvania Police Department.
 If the NCH requires minor repairs during a function, such as a plugged sink or overflowing toilet, they should fix the problem. If the repair is beyond the custodian’s capability, they should alert appropriate park system personnel.
 Inspect the NCH at rental’s conclusion for damages. Inspect all areas including kitchen, bathrooms, outside front and back of building, deck tables and deck. Also retrieve any loaned equipment.
 Inform renter of damage or missing items, note these on NCH Damage Deposit form and have renter sign the form.
 Inspect all doors and windows to see that they are unlocked for the start of event and locked at the end of event.
 Any other duties or activities as determined by the Director and Managers.
 May be required to leave Olander Park to close Fossil Park & Sylvan Prairie Parks as necessary.
 Lock Olander Park main gate if you are the last person to exit park at night.
Successful candidates will have:
 Strong telephone and interpersonal skills.
 A positive upbeat personality, and solid relationship skills.
 The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
 Valid training in CPR, Standard First Aid, and Bloodborne Pathogens at the time of employment or within the introductory period and thereafter.
 A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the park district’s current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter.


Program Coordinator, Olander Park
Full Time, Hourly $14.00-$18.00 ($29,000-$37,000)
The Program Coordinator helps oversees all aspects of employee and visitor experiences at The Olander
Park System. This includes, marketing, facilities scheduling, programming, and supervision of volunteers.
Key responsibilities include:
Programing:
 Plans, implements, and coordinates a broad and diverse range of year round nature, conservation,
recreational, and cultural program services for youth and adults.
 Coordinates presenters, manages programming calendar, and communicates programming schedule to TOPS managers and staff.
Marketing:
 Works with Executive Director to plan, develop, and implement a means of communicating policies, programs, and activities of The Olander Park System to appropriate audiences, within and outside TOPS.
 Develops informational materials and special reports for distribution to the public. Directs editorial content and format of internal and external publications.
 Works with Executive Director to implement TOPS marketing and promotion efforts.
Other:
 Works flexible hours, including weekends, evenings, and holidays, a minimum of 40 hours weekly.
 Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues, privileged information, and nonpublic records. Successful candidates will have:
 Bachelor’s degree in Natural History/Cultural Interpretation, Parks and Recreation, Marketing or related field or equivalent.
 Demonstrated experience involving public contact, preferably in an outreach or educational setting.
 Working knowledge of computer operations, desktop publishing, printing, use of the internet, multimedia presentation devices, and other common office equipment. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Applications.
 Valid training in CPR, Standard First Aid, and Bloodborne Pathogens at the time of employment or within the introductory period and thereafter.
 Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, make public presentations, and conduct training sessions.
 A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the park district’s current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter.


Project Manager, Olander Park
Full Time $45,000-$55,000
Under the general supervision of the Parks and Recreation Director, this position performs, coordinates, and oversees technical administration duties in support of The Olander Park System including the provision of varied and complex office duties. Administrative Coordinator provides administrative support and office management services for the Executive Director, Managers and operations of The Olander Park System.
Key responsibilities include:
Financials:
 Balances cash and/or checks received for payment of park fees and charges with daily receipts; prepares daily accounting reports and bank deposits.
 Monitors accounts payable: checks invoices for accuracy; prepares invoices for vouchering, verifies statements and invoices, maintains voucher file.
 Responsible for maintenance of purchasing records; processing/issuing purchase orders and coordinating purchasing by other staff with regard to State law and The Olander Park System policy.
Office Management:
 Answers the telephone, routes incoming calls and prioritizes and relays messages in a timely and accurate manner. Sorts and routes incoming/outgoing mail as assigned.
 Greets and assists the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner when requesting routine information which does not require interpretation of regulations or policies.
 Maintains, troubleshoots and updates park district computer hardware and software of all TOPS computers and technology.
 Creates and manages TOPS E-mail accounts and employee usage; managing secure password database for employees and technology items.
 Monitors, replenishes, and organizes office supplies; maintains order in public areas of Administrative Office.
Secretarial:
 Performs confidential secretarial and administrative support duties for the Executive Director as assigned. These duties may include, but are not necessarily limited to: drafting correspondence, memos,
administrative directives and other documents, word processing, proofreading correspondence and other documents, and maintaining the Executive Director’s working files.
 Organizes, prepares, maintains and submits required reports and records in accordance with Ohio Law and TOPS policy.
 Supervises the processing of patron complaints, or channels them to the proper person for processing.
Establishes effective public relations in the absence of the Director. Relays directions or instructions to
personnel from the Executive Director, in her absence, of projects or other items to be taken care of.
Other:
 Available for flexible hours based on the needs of The Olander Park System in respect to special events and evening meetings, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays for a maximum of 20 hours weekly.
Successful candidates will have:
 Completed a minimum of 2 years study at an accredited college or university and maintain substantial
progress toward a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, or related field or equivalent.
 Demonstrated experience involving public contact; ability to dispense accurate and complete information to the public regarding TOPS properties, programs, policies, etc.
 Ability to prioritize and plan work activities, using time efficiently and develop realistic action plans.
 Working knowledge of computer operations, desktop publishing, printing, use of the internet, multimedia presentation devices and other common office equipment. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office.
 Good character with no history of serious criminal activities (felony convictions).
 Ability to communicate effectively and follow instructions, both orally and in writing; knowledge of
English grammar, spelling, punctuation and word usage.
 A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the park district’s current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter. Candidates for employment may not have more than 4 total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on their driving record at the time of employment.


Part Time Foreman
REPORTS TO: Facilities Manager
STATUS: Part Time; Hourly SALARY RANGE: $12.00 per hour
GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND SUMMARY:
The Facilities Foreman responsibilities include managing a small crew by prioritizing projects, assigning
work tasks, using equipment, maintaining records, monitoring work quality, ensuring crew safety,
training employees, and providing performance feedback. The employee leads and participates in
performing various landscaping functions, building maintenance tasks, and equipment operation.
Employee may be responsible for procurement of materials, work orders, and record-keeping for each
project.
SPECIFIC DETAILS:
Facilities/Maintenance:
● With the Facilities Manager, prioritize projects, assign work tasks to crew members, procure required materials, file work orders and maintain written or electronic records of projects.
● Order and maintain written or electronic records of projects.
● Lead crew and participate in performing a wide variety of maintenance tasks such as removing trash, leaves, debris, and snow from facilities and public areas, repairing and maintaining public buildings and facilities.
● With Facilities Manager, instruct employees in proper work methods and standards; monitor crew work quality; ensure adherence to time schedules and safe work practices, provide performance feedback and input into performance reviews.
● Perform skilled work tasks which may include carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work.
● Operate all equipment necessary to complete assigned tasks such as backhoe, motor grader, tractors, hand tools, and mowing machines.
● Perform equipment repair and maintenance duties.
● Assist with administrative tasks.
● Participate in stand-by status during natural disasters or inclement weather.
Supervision:
● Works with Community Services and Facilities Manager for the interviewing and hiring of all seasonal facilities staff.
● Supervises seasonal, intern, and volunteer facilities staff and performs related management tasks such as assigning duties, and determining priorities in the absence of the Facilities Manager.
● Assists with evaluation of seasonal reports twice during annual service period. Follows appropriate disciplinary action procedures as necessary.
● Trains seasonal staff, interns, and volunteers concerning equipment operation and maintenance.
Other:
● Updates and enhances knowledge by continuing education for professional growth, and attends relevant conferences, seminars, and certification programs. Ensures staff participates in additional training as permitted by the Training Budget.
● Works flexible hours, including weekends, evenings, and holidays, for a maximum of 20 hours weekly with the possibility of more hours depending on workload.
● Attends staff and leadership team meetings.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
● High School Diploma and 2 years park maintenance experience. Valid Ohio Driver’s License with acceptable driving record.
● Demonstrated management skills including communication, problem solving, visioning, participative management style, collaboration, leadership, and decision making to analyze diverse facts, develop clear and concise reports, and make recommendations.
● Experience in and working knowledge of common practices of general park maintenance, groundskeeping, landscaping, conservation land management, and stewardship activities and equipment.
● Available for regular duties as scheduled in advance and/or maintenance emergencies.
● Ohio Pesticide Applicator’s License (must acquire within one year of hire and maintained throughout employment)
● Valid training in CPR, Standard First Aid, and Bloodborne Pathogens at the time of employment or within the introductory period and thereafter.
● Ability to work around various outdoor contaminants, such as pesticides, herbicides, and airborne and plant allergens.
● Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, and conduct training sessions.
● Working knowledge of computer operations, desktop publishing, printing, use of the internet, multimedia presentation devices and other common office equipment. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Applications.
● A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the park district’s current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter. Candidates for employment may not have more than 4 total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on their driving record at the time of employment.
STANDARD EXPECTATIONS:
● Works as a member of the team to achieve a common goal.
● Promotes the mission and core values of The Olander Park System.
● Shows respect for self and others.
● Abides by park system policies, protocols, and procedures.
● Conducts self in a professional manner as a reflection of the park system.
● Delivers services in a culturally competent manner.
● Supports the park system’s efforts in gaining new or keeping existing levies.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to be able to move or travel to
various work locations; and the ability to remain in a stationary position, and move weights up to 50
pounds. The ability to work in a cold/hot environment with proper protection for sustained periods of
time. Ability to perform moderate physical actions while training and working. Reasonable accommodation will be made for known physical limitations of qualified employees and applicants with
disabilities. Alternates to the above qualifications are acceptable as approved by the Executive Director.
TO APPLY: Submit Cover Letter & Resume to Jennifer Barry at jbarry@olanderpark.com or mail to:
Olander Park 6930 Sylvania Ave Sylvania, OH 43560

HOW TO APPLY

For more information and a full job description, visit www.olanderpark.com. Applicants should send a resume and cover letter outlining how they meet the specific requirements of the position to jbarry@olanderpark.com by Wednesday, February 28, 2018.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.