Employer: City of Madison – Parks Division
Today, Madison Parks has over 270 parks covering over 6,000 acres, including 1,600 conservation acres. The Parks Division is responsible for the operations and maintenance of Olbrich Botanical Gardens, four public golf courses, Warner Park Community Recreation Center, the Goodman Pool, Forest Hill Cemetery, and maintenance of State Street and the Mall Concourse. We are also responsible for over 96,000 trees along more than 700 miles of city streets. We offer reservable shelters, athletic fields, swimming lessons, guided nature walks, ice skating lessons, and free movies in the park.Our mission is to provide the ideal system of parks, natural resources, and recreational opportunities which will enhance the quality of life for everyone.This is supervisory work including the responsibility for the maintenance of park buildings, grounds, athletic fields, playgrounds and facilities. The position is also responsible for the Forest Hill Cemetery with a mausoleum on the City’s west side. The work involves leading, organizing, record keeping, public relations, planning and implementing daily work assignments and longer-term work projects through numerous full time and seasonal staff. The work is performed under the general supervision of the Parks Operations Manager with independent judgment used to determine work methods and procedures and review through reports, observation and periodic discussions.