Parks And Recreation Manager

Top Parks And Recreation Manager Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Parks And Recreation Manager. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Parks And Recreation Manager resumes they appeared on. For example, 9.5% of Parks And Recreation Manager resumes contained Special Events as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Parks And Recreation Manager actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Parks And Recreation Manager resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Special Events

high Demand
Here's how Special Events is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Worked with VC/PB Administrator and Executive Borough Management in the successful execution of over 1000 special events per year.
  • Planned for and implemented diverse recreational activities, programs, and special events for all populations and age groups.
  • Planned daily, monthly events/calendar, excursions, classes, special events assignments, and purchase orders.
  • Maintained and prepared several reserved locations throughout the campground and day-park for special events and guests.
  • Arrange meetings with potential special event organizers and supervise the special events.
  • Oversee and coordinate park operations including special events, athletic events.
  • Assisted in organizing and setting up athletic activities and special events.
  • Assisted in the implementation of aquatics program and special events.
  • Set up & tear down of special events.
  • Oversee daily recreational programs and special events.
  • Plan and coordinated special events.
  • Coordinated more than 20 community workshops for master planning purposes Conducted more than 15 major special events for the department.
  • Program manager Program coordinator Special events program manager Grant acquisition and survey resources

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2. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Resolved customer service issues/concerns resulting in improved service delivery.
  • Perform a wide variety of clerical duties such as taking calls; and providing customer service to patrons.
  • Host parties at the city owned building, provide customer service for renters for their parties.
  • Front office receptionist, customer service, answering and directing incoming calls, data entry.
  • Resolve customer services issues and concerns resulting in improved quality and delivery of programs.
  • Provided the best possible customer service, focusing on safety and customer satisfaction.
  • Managed Edgewater resort and marina, cleaned campsites, cleaned restrooms, landscaping, and customer service.

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3. Recreational Facilities

high Demand
Here's how Recreational Facilities is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Supervised the maintenance and repair of parks, playground and recreational facilities, including pool sites.
  • Oversee planning and scheduling of recreational facilities.

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4. Recreation Department

high Demand
Here's how Recreation Department is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Managed the Cynthiana-Harrison County Recreation Department in its entirety.
  • Supervised the general administration of the Recreation Department.
  • Summer staff member for the parks and recreation department of the City of Whiting.
  • Maintained database of all children that played in the recreation department.
  • Manage, organize, budget and promote city wide recreation department.

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5. Athletic Fields

high Demand
Here's how Athletic Fields is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Maintain city park equipment including athletic fields, and hockey rinks.
  • Perform multiple tasks daily in order to maintain all athletic fields.
  • Prepare and maintain athletic fields, swimming pools and related facilities.
  • Mowed and weed eated and edged different parks and athletic fields.

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6. Heavy Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Operated heavy equipment and vehicles, in all types of terrain and weather conditions.
  • Operated heavy equipment including riding lawn mowers, tractors, forklifts.
  • Handled heavy equipment for landscaping and park maintenance.
  • tree cutting grasss cutting making baseball diamonds with heavy equipment pool restoration painting been in the sewer a few times landscaping

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7. Chain Saws

high Demand
Here's how Chain Saws is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Pruned or trimmed trees, shrubs, or hedges, using shears, pruners, or chain saws.
  • Operated vehicles and powered equipment such as mowers,tractors.twin-axle vehicles.snow blowers,chain saws.

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8. Preventative Maintenance

high Demand
Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Maintained city parks and grounds Small equipment and hydraulic repair Preventative maintenance

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9. Daily Operations

high Demand
Here's how Daily Operations is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Supervised /managed daily operations of complex organization with multiple locations.
  • Manage the daily operations of recreational facilities.
  • Lead group activities enforce rules/regulations coordinate daily operations for parks
  • Maintain trash removal of parks and municiapl buildings Manage the daily operations of recreational facilities.

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10. City Events

high Demand
Here's how City Events is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Organize, file and enter data into computer programs Set-up, organize and participate in city events and functions
  • Landscape, park maintenance and city events, sanitation Job name city of Dunedin solid waste
  • Plan, fundraise for, oversee, and act as point person for City events.
  • assist on city events as parades, put up and take off Christmas lights and ormamets.

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11. Recreation Programs

high Demand
Here's how Recreation Programs is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Conferred with supervisors and community individuals to plan and implement park and recreation programs.
  • Administer, plan, direct, and manage the development and delivery of parks and recreation programs.

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12. Recreational Activities

high Demand
Here's how Recreational Activities is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Related work in organizing and conducting a variety of recreational activities at county parks and recreation facilities.
  • Performed field management and oversaw and monitored various athletic events and recreational activities.
  • Organize, and lead, recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games etc.
  • Organized athletic events and various classes of instruction for different ages in a variety of recreational activities.
  • Organize and set up the equipment that is used in recreational activities.

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13. Safe Environment

high Demand
Here's how Safe Environment is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Clean and maintain the playgrounds, parks, and surrounding areas to provide a safe environment for the children and visitors.
  • Maintained Clean and Safe environment kids at Wading Pools, Checked and Maintained Chlorine Levels.
  • Maintain safe environment while ensuring public satisfaction of parks and recreation.

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14. CPR

high Demand
Here's how CPR is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Performed emergency water-rescue techniques to assist persons in distress, applied CPR, and administered standard first aid when necessary.

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15. Safety Procedures

average Demand
Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Provided first aid and followed all safety procedures.

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16. RAN

average Demand
Here's how RAN is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Direct contact with Vietnam Veterans to provide assistance and teach communication skills
  • Prepare and submit departmental grant applications.
  • Prepared and implemented policies and procedures to meet/exceed short-and long-range plans in accordance with the City government's goals and objectives.
  • Ensured park grounds using clippers, rakes, leaf blowers, and weed whackers to maintain appearance of the parks.
  • Identified, applied for and administered applicable local, state or federal grant funding for park projects.
  • United Services for Korea Sports Officials Association (USFKOA) officiating a wide range of sport competitions.
  • Ensured general safety, cleanliness, and appearance of assigned aquatics site.
  • Arrange for broken and unsafe equipment and facilities to be repaired.
  • Arranged and stored materials, machines, tools and equipment.
  • Worked in South San Francisco with the park & Rec.
  • Picked up trash and tree branches on highways and streets.
  • Clear various pathways to ensure proper clearance for patrons.
  • Develop and implement short and long-range plans.
  • Deliver messages and run errands.
  • Operated landscaping machinery and transportation vehicles Maintained cleanliness and aesthetics of park grounds
  • Supervised children in activities at summer day camp, and provided them with snacks Completed incident reports, maintained clean restaurant
  • Marketed events and updated on going programs through the Community Cable Television Channel, Community Intranet, and Community Newsletter.
  • Compile, copy, sort, and file records of office activities, business transactions, and other activities.
  • Facilitated the grand openings of each Directed more than 15 large volunteer projects for the districts.
  • Maintain parks and pondschange out trashcans and pick up loose trashperform multiple task for city all range from mowing to pesticide

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17. Recreation Centers

average Demand
Here's how Recreation Centers is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Ground and pool maintenance of all city parks and recreation centers in Mountain Home, AR.
  • Maintain the beautification for the city of Plant City landscaping parks and recreation centers.
  • Performed routine maintenance at parks, recreation centers, and baseball fields.
  • Plan, organize, and lead activities for groups or recreation centers.

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18. Hand Tools

average Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Collect debris with various hand tools from surrounding areas.
  • use of hand tools and gas and electric tools as lawn mowers, hedgers, weedeater.

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19. Soccer

average Demand
Here's how Soccer is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Directed a team of 10 employees that provided baseball, softball, soccer and tennis to the community.
  • Mowed and edged parks, baseball, soccer, and football fields.
  • Repair and maintain city soccer fields and softball fields.
  • Developed and organized the first K-6th co-ed soccer program for girls and boys in Inver Grove Heights.
  • set up recreation activities , ball fields, basketball, softball, soccer.

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20. Flower Beds

average Demand
Here's how Flower Beds is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Maintain baseball/softball fields and parks, maintain city flower beds, helped administrated youth programs.
  • Control appearance on all city flower beds and gardens.
  • Trim and pick flowers, and clean flower beds.

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21. General Maintenance

average Demand
Here's how General Maintenance is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • General maintenance of Lima Parks, equipment and around the premises.
  • General maintenance, landscaping, physical labor, hosting events.

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22. Baseball Fields

average Demand
Here's how Baseball Fields is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Ball Park Grounds keeper: maintained baseball fields for games and other events.
  • Assisted with maintaining baseball fields.
  • cleaned and repaired baseball fields.

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23. Irrigation Systems

average Demand
Here's how Irrigation Systems is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Maintained fields and the irrigation systems.

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24. General Labor

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25. AGE Groups

average Demand

26. Playground Equipment

average Demand
Here's how Playground Equipment is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Conducted weekly inspection of Playground Equipment.
  • Check playground equipments for damages and report repairs to my supervisors.

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27. Grounds Maintenance

average Demand
Here's how Grounds Maintenance is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Perform and manage all housekeeping, set ups for church functions, grounds maintenance and all building and mechanical repairs.
  • Landscape and plant management, grounds maintenance and improvement.

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28. Front Desk

average Demand
Here's how Front Desk is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Front Desk, Summer Camp, Safe Summer, Basketball Camp
  • Front Desk, Trash, Host Parties

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29. General Public

average Demand
Here's how General Public is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Maintained effective working relationships with staff and the general public.

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30. Summer Program

low Demand
Here's how Summer Program is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Assisted in organizing and executing the Gym and Swim Summer Program.

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31. Safety Hazards

low Demand
Here's how Safety Hazards is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Ensured playground equipment was properly functioning and did not pose any safety hazards.
  • Inspect all park properties and assign duties to correct any safety hazards.
  • Monitor grounds for harmful material such as glass and nails, alert supervisors and co-worker of any potential safety hazards.

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32. Lifeguard Training

low Demand

33. Borough

low Demand
Here's how Borough is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Prepare comprehensive presentations for Borough Commissioner, property status, community organizations, partnership groups and public officials.
  • Serve as the Borough liaison to Daily Tasks for all the managers and Chief of Operation.
  • Provide Borough Commissioner and all Chiefs with updates and frequent correspondence of any relevant park matters.
  • Attend and present at borough staff and safety meetings.

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34. Ensure Safety

low Demand
Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Enforce rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety.
  • Enforce rules and regulations of to ensure safety.
  • Maintain park structures to ensure safety.

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35. Manual Labor

low Demand
Here's how Manual Labor is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Perform manual labor including lifting heavy weights, stooping, bending and twisting.

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36. Building Maintenance

low Demand

37. New Construction

low Demand

38. Tennis Courts

low Demand
Here's how Tennis Courts is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Distributed recreational equipment to park visitors Regulated tennis courts and the Spray Pool while providing First Aid, as needed

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39. Snow Removal

low Demand

40. Sports Fields

low Demand

41. Community Centers

low Demand

42. Annual Budget

low Demand
Here's how Annual Budget is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Develop manage annual budgets conduct planning and capital improvements reports and studies.
  • Developed and administered an annual budget of $7 million.

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43. Public Areas

low Demand
Here's how Public Areas is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Gather waste and remove from public areas of the city

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44. Recreation Maintenance

low Demand
Here's how Recreation Maintenance is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Park and Recreation Maintenance Provide shuttle, delivery, and hotel services for resort guests.

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45. City Property

low Demand

46. City Vehicles

low Demand

47. Football Fields

low Demand

48. Public USE

low Demand
Here's how Public USE is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Repaired and maintained sporting fields and facilities for public use.

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49. Tree Removal

low Demand
Here's how Tree Removal is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Tree removal and tree pruning.

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50. Youth Program

low Demand
Here's how Youth Program is used in Parks And Recreation Manager jobs:
  • Maintained the fields, coached baseball and developed the youth programs.
  • Summer Youth Program with AADAP Receptionist answered phones, helped set up events, and helped supervisor as his assistant.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Parks And Recreation Manager

Special Events14.9%
Customer Service14.1%
Recreational Facilities7.8%
Recreation Department6.6%
Athletic Fields6.1%
Heavy Equipment5.9%
Chain Saws5.1%
Preventative Maintenance3.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Parks And Recreation Manager

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Special Events
Special Events
9.5%
9.5%
2
2
Customer Service
Customer Service
9%
9%
3
3
Recreational Facilities
Recreational Facilities
5%
5%
4
4
Recreation Department
Recreation Department
4.2%
4.2%
5
5
Athletic Fields
Athletic Fields
3.9%
3.9%
6
6
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
3.7%
3.7%
7
7
Chain Saws
Chain Saws
3.3%
3.3%
8
8
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
2.5%
2.5%
9
9
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
2.3%
2.3%
10
10
City Events
City Events
2.2%
2.2%
11
11
Recreation Programs
Recreation Programs
2.2%
2.2%
12
12
Recreational Activities
Recreational Activities
1.9%
1.9%
13
13
Safe Environment
Safe Environment
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
CPR
CPR
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
RAN
RAN
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Recreation Centers
Recreation Centers
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Soccer
Soccer
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Flower Beds
Flower Beds
1.7%
1.7%
21
21
General Maintenance
General Maintenance
1.7%
1.7%
22
22
Baseball Fields
Baseball Fields
1.7%
1.7%
23
23
Irrigation Systems
Irrigation Systems
1.7%
1.7%
24
24
General Labor
General Labor
1.7%
1.7%
25
25
AGE Groups
AGE Groups
1.6%
1.6%
26
26
Playground Equipment
Playground Equipment
1.6%
1.6%
27
27
Grounds Maintenance
Grounds Maintenance
1.6%
1.6%
28
28
Front Desk
Front Desk
1.4%
1.4%
29
29
General Public
General Public
1.4%
1.4%
30
30
Summer Program
Summer Program
1.4%
1.4%
31
31
Safety Hazards
Safety Hazards
1.4%
1.4%
32
32
Lifeguard Training
Lifeguard Training
1.2%
1.2%
33
33
Borough
Borough
1.2%
1.2%
34
34
Ensure Safety
Ensure Safety
1.2%
1.2%
35
35
Manual Labor
Manual Labor
1.2%
1.2%
36
36
Building Maintenance
Building Maintenance
1.1%
1.1%
37
37
New Construction
New Construction
1.1%
1.1%
38
38
Tennis Courts
Tennis Courts
1.1%
1.1%
39
39
Snow Removal
Snow Removal
1.1%
1.1%
40
40
Sports Fields
Sports Fields
1.1%
1.1%
41
41
Community Centers
Community Centers
1.1%
1.1%
42
42
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
0.9%
0.9%
43
43
Public Areas
Public Areas
0.9%
0.9%
44
44
Recreation Maintenance
Recreation Maintenance
0.9%
0.9%
45
45
City Property
City Property
0.9%
0.9%
46
46
City Vehicles
City Vehicles
0.9%
0.9%
47
47
Football Fields
Football Fields
0.9%
0.9%
48
48
Public USE
Public USE
0.8%
0.8%
49
49
Tree Removal
Tree Removal
0.8%
0.8%
50
50
Youth Program
Youth Program
0.8%
0.8%

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