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|Working under the direction of the Conservatory Manager the incumbent plans, implements, evaluates and improves classes, curricula, tours, services, exhibits, and events to engage the public with the Conservatory and interpret the gardens|
|Posted On:||Wednesday, 16th January 2019|
|Category:||Regular Full Time|
|Department:||Parks & Recreation - Botanical Conservatory|
|Shift:||40 hours/May Vary|
Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
|Pay Rate:||$59,198.86 annually|
Working under the direction of the Conservatory Manager the incumbent plans, implements, evaluates and improves classes, curricula, tours, services, exhibits, and events to engage the public with the Conservatory and interpret the gardens to its visitors. Oversees the volunteer program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
The incumbent supervises two subordinate program staff: one coordinates child and youth programs and the work of 4 seasonal day camp staff and the other coordinates adult programs, art displays, and the volunteer program. The incumbent is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit. Supervisor carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree, preferably in a related field; one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Supervisory experience preferred.
This position requires strong speaking and writing skills. Experience writing for diverse audiences and in varied formats such as newsletter articles, program descriptions, brochure copy, and exhibit signage a plus. The incumbent must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. The incumbent has the ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. The incumbent has the ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Familiarity with PC computer and standard Microsoft Office software required.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. The incumbent has the ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Indiana driver’s license.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to stand; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision. Most lifting, moving, etc. will take place as a part of setting up for events, programs and classes. The position serves as site supervisor, and as such may need to instruct janitorial staff.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.
(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).
Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.