New Recreational Facilities Superintendent to be Hired
WANTED: Recreational Facilities Superintendent
TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter, resume, employment application, three professional references, salary history, and proof of any certifications/ college degrees to, City of New Buffalo, Attn: RFS Search, 224 W Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117, no later than May 21, 2013. Compensation: $42,000-48,000 DOQ/E and benefits. The City of New Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
DESCRIPTION: The Recreation Facilities Superintendent (RFS,) under the direction of the City Manager, has responsibility over the operation and maintenance of all municipal parks, recreational facilities, and other facilities as assigned.
The RFS is responsible for coordinating City resources with special event organizers for festivals, fireworks displays, sports leagues, pavilion reservations, etc., ensuring conformance with City policies.
The RFS shall be a "hands on" supervisor in addition to directing seasonal subordinates, and shall exercise considerable initiative in achieving maximum work and use of resources under his or her direction within the bounds of established policy, fiscal constraints, accepted supervisory practice, and safety of operations.
Values sought: Integrity, professionalism, reliability, adaptability, dedication, & self-motivated.
Skills sought: Problem-solving, research, tech literacy, communications, teamwork, & interpersonal.
See Job Description.
The function of the Recreational Facilities Department is to provide for the operation and maintenance of City owned or controlled parks, recreational facilities, and other facilities as assigned by the City Manager, to enable the public to enjoy recreational amenities and opportunities, while striving to enhance those facilities.
The City of New Buffalo maintains eight parks, with the Skate Park being jointly managed with New Buffalo Township and New Buffalo Area Schools. The Recreational Facilities Department is also responsible for the City's Amtrak Station.
Please use the links to the left for more information on each park. A map of the harbor is also available.
The map below shows the area of each waterfront park.
- City Beach (yellow) 7.25 acres of sandy beach, 6 acres of dunes, and 2.1 acres of a little over 200 parking spaces
- City Boat Launch (light blue) 4.75 acres
- City Riverfront (red) approximately 1 acre
- City Transient Marina (dark blue) 3.25 acres (2 acres non-submerged)
- Lions Pavilion Park (green) 2 acres
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers right-of-way for the breakwaters and the Federal Navigation Channel (pink)
This page last updated on 5/8/2013.