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|Under the direction of the Manager of Outdoor Recreation, the incumbent supervises the operations of the gardens, crop fields, livestock, volunteers, and assists with Farmers’ Market, special events, field trips, and programs at Salomon Farm Park.|
|Posted On:||Thursday, 13th June 2019|
|Department:||Parks and Recreation|
Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
|Pay Rate:||$10.50 per hour|
Under the direction of the Manager of Outdoor Recreation, the incumbent supervises the operations of the gardens, crop fields, livestock, volunteers, and assists with Farmers’ Market, special events, field trips, and programs at Salomon Farm Park. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor. Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved.
The incumbent has routine supervision over 6-20 volunteers.
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
High school education, plus 2 years of advanced education in Agriculture, Recreation, or other related field.
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and/or ABILITIES
Ability to read 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 customers or employees of organization. Contacts occur with the supervisor, departmental associates and the general public to give and receive factual information about the work.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Incumbent makes choices and decisions and acts on varied non-standardized, non-routine assignments. Errors in decision or work are either readily detected and/or corrected through supervisory review. Incumbent has contact with persons employed by other agencies, or with public. Incumbent handles questions, complaints requiring judgment and tact in order to render service, carry out policy or maintain coordination.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Indiana Driver's License if City of Fort Wayne vehicle is used.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Incumbent follows standardized practices, procedures or general work instructions. Work requires analysis and judgment. Verification of work is performed while work is in process, at critical phases and upon completion. Incumbent's work requires some contact with changing conditions, some lifting or moderate labor involved. Incumbent is normally standing or walking; lifting of light objects may be necessary on occasional basis. Incumbent must have the ability to lift 50 pounds and carry the weight a minimum of 10 feet.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work requires some contact with changing conditions, some lifting or moderate labor involved. Incumbent is normally standing, walking or lifting light objects. Incumbent may require greater than normal physical abilities such as visual or hearing activity.
Incumbent works inside and outside in normal weather changes; work requires walking about various types of terrain with exposure to hazardous conditions and dust.
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.