Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/14/21
Applications Due: 09/23/21
Vacancy ID: 91217

Position Information

AgencyParks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of

TitleRecreation Complex Manager 1- Skating Complex

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $56604 to $71980 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County New York

Street Address Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park Skating Complex

679 Riverside Drive

City New York


Zip Code10031

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must have 6 years of experience, including 1 year of supervisory experience, directing an athletic, sports, or recreation facility or program.
OR a bachelor’s degree in any field and two years of the general experience, including one year of supervisory experience.
Substitution: A master's degree in park administration, recreation, physical education, fine arts, or a closely related field may substitute for one year of the required general experience.

Duties Description Under supervision of higher-level managers, the Recreation Complex Manager 1 supervises programs and operations of the Skating Complex at Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park.

Under the direction of higher level managers, the Recreation Complex Manager 1 identifies community recreational needs and works with the staff, community, school groups and local government officials to develop and implement programs, schedules, and special events; assigns, schedules, supervises and evaluates the effectiveness of contractors and subordinate delivery of recreation programs; inspects, evaluates and assures the readiness and availability of equipment and facilities to meet requirements for scheduled activities; supervises recreation and administrative staff and participates in recruitment and training programs; inspects cleaning and maintenance; develops and implements cleaning and routine maintenance schedules; in conjunction with the Physical Plant Manager, plans major maintenance projects; assists higher level managers to plan and budget for equipment, repairs and supplies needed to support existing and planned athletic programming; orders needed supplies and materials; requests needed repairs and ongoing maintenance and coordinates them to minimize adverse impact on customer services; makes recommendations to higher level management for policies, procedures, training and facility improvements to enhance the customer experience and promote customer satisfaction; assures that all Agency, Regional and Park standards for service delivery, customer service and employee conduct and performance are consistently met; carries out other related duties and responsibilities as assigned; may also serve as shift supervisor for all programs and operations. The incumbent will work closely with volunteers, the community, and vendors to assure NYS Parks’ mission is always met.

Additional Comments OPERATIONAL NEEDS:

• Candidates must possess effective communication skills and have the ability to understand written and/or verbal material and instructions.
• This position is 40 hours per week. Daytime, weekend, holiday and evening work is required.
• Candidates must possess and maintain a valid NYS driver’s license as a term and condition
of employment.
• Candidate is expected to periodically support New York City Region park and operational needs, including special assignments at other parks and emergency management tasks as needed.
• Candidate is expected to have proficiency in Excel, Word and Microsoft Outlook.
• Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

***This position is located within the Skating Complex at Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park. Candidates who previously applied and wish to be considered under this posting will remain under consideration.***

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name New York City Regional Office



Email Address


Street 163 125th Street

17th Floor

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10027



If you feel you meet the minimum qualifications and agency operating needs and are interested in being considered for this vacancy, please submit a resume, an employment application and a cover letter demonstrating how you meet the stated minimum qualifications. The employment application (Part 1 - Pre-Interview Form #S1000) can be downloaded from the website of NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation at www.
Please forward these three required items to You must include “DFRB Skating Complex – Recreation Complex Manager 1” in the title of your e-mail for consideration. Application packages can also be submitted by mail to New York City Regional Office, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, 163 West 125th Street – 17th Floor, New York, New York 10027. It is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience and demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications and agency operating needs. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. Membership enrollment in the NYS Employees’ Retirement System is mandatory.

It is the responsibility of each applicant to accurately describe their experience and demonstrate that they meet the minimum qualifications and agency operating needs.