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Park Program Coordinator - Martial Cottle Park

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Santa Clara County Parks
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Los Gatos, CA

Santa Clara County Parks


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Published 14 days ago

October 12, 2020
$84,406 - $102,150

Description

Under general direction, to research, coordinate, implement, and evaluate park programs, special events, outreach activities, and day-to-day operations

The Parks Program Coordinator - Martial Cottle Park is responsible for coordinating programs and events related to agriculture. Martial Cottle Park is a nearly 300 acre agricultural park that is intended to promote and sustain farming traditions and interpret the agricultural heritage of the Santa Clara Valley, while offering recreational experiences. This position works with cooperative partners (lease-holders, community groups, volunteers, non-profits, etc.) and park staff to combine park operations, programming, and interpretation with agricultural history and sustainable agricultural operations.

Typical Tasks

  • Assists in planning, organizing, and facilitating park operations and maintenance; 
  • Coordinates interactions with partners, volunteers, staff, contractors, licensees, and lease-holders;
  • Plans, coordinates, implements, evaluates, and develops recommendations to improve a variety of park programs, special events, and community outreach activities;
  • Schedules, assigns work, trains, and instructs assigned staff, volunteers, and docents;
  • Recruits, orients, evaluates, and recognizes park volunteers, contractors, and docents;
  • Assists in the development and implementation of service agreements and contracts;
  • Evaluates and reports on the progression of service agreements and contracts;
  • Collaborates with field operations staff, other County/public agencies, community organizations, and partners to secure and schedule programs, special events, and/or the special use of park facilities;
  • Explains and interprets park policies and procedures to cooperative partners and others under agreements or contracts;
  • Prepares correspondence and writes reports related to departmental programs; may present to various groups;
  • Reviews, approves, and generates a variety of materials for marketing, informational, or educational purposes;
  • Initiates supply and equipment orders for park programs and events, and manages related inventory;
  • Gathers, develops, furnishes, and maintains accurate data, records, and files of departmental programs, activities, and operational expenses to assist in grant writing, reporting, and budget preparations;
  • May perform minor custodial duties related to maintenance of park facilities, exhibits, and open space;
  • Supervises and operates park visitor centers and gift shops;
  • Maintains specialized equipment and materials;
  • May supervise staff responsible for assisting in the facilitation of day-to-day operations or specialized programs;
  • May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required;
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.



Description

Under general direction, to research, coordinate, implement, and evaluate park programs, special events, outreach activities, and day-to-day operations

The Parks Program Coordinator - Martial Cottle Park is responsible for…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Managerial

Location

298 Garden Hill Drive, Los Gatos, CA 95032

How to Apply

Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/santaclara/jobs/2824633/park-program-coordinator-martial-cottle-park?keywords=parks%20program%20coordinator&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/santaclara/jobs/2824633/park-program-coordinator-martial-cottle-park?keywords=parks%20program…

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