Job Posting Description, Park Superintendent
Contact Information
Human Resources Department
401 Broadway Suite 100
Gary, IN 46402
Job Locations
Park Dept.
Application Open: 01/01/2021, Filing Deadline: (none)
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
604 Park Superintendent



Nature of Work:

Responsible for daily operations of the Park system. Supervise Park Employees. Prepares the annual budgets and develop programs. Prepares state and federal grants.


Include the Following:

Prepares the annual budget. Responds to inquires and complaints.

Develops and maintains park and recreation master plan.

Conduct routine visual inspections.

Conduct public relations programs.

Direct and maintain cost control.

Provides direction and assistance to staff.

Networks with various agencies in providing services to the citizen of Gary, Indiana.

Supervision Received:

Works under the direct supervision of the Chief of Staff and the Mayor of the City of Gary.

Receiving and performing all duties in a timely and professional manner.

Supervision Exercised:

Supervises the entire Park staff and Supervisors.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills Required:

Knowledge of budgets. Knowledge of state and federal grant guidelines.

Problem solving ability. Well organized and capable of multi-tasking.

Excellent communication skills, written and verbal. Must have the ability to trouble shoot difficult situations to avoid conflicts with employees and the public.

Capable of working under pressure.

Knowledge of office procedures and protocol.

Working Conditions:

The working conditions are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accomodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Noise level is usually quiet to moderate.

Works in a climate relative to general office environment.

Training and Experience Required:

Combination of education and experience normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor's degree in specified area of expertise or a related field.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $62,064.00 /year

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