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4 Jan 2023

Full-Time Parks Capital Programs Specialist

Clark County Human Resources – Posted by Clark County Human Resources Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Job Summary

If you are passionate about parks and open space stewardship this is a great professional opportunity.  You will be working on projects throughout the county in a park system that is truly unique.  Clark County Parks provide diverse recreation opportunities for residents and visitors alike.  The park system includes both urban parks, regional recreation focused facilities and more traditional natural resource-based parks in natural areas and along shorelines. The Parks Capital Program Specialists will have duties ranging from coordination with Operations on large capital improvements on existing parks to coordination of preventative maintenance projects focused on park amenity and natural resource preservation. In addition, our new team member will serve in a support role from time-to-time in managing park planning, budgeting, scheduling, and construction management on new and renovated facilities throughout the county.



Education and Experience:


Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


A job related bachelor’s degree, such as Business Administration, Engineering, Planning, Landscape Architecture, Project Management, Construction Management, or other related discipline and minimum two (2) years related work experience; or Associates Degree in a related discipline and minimum of four (4) years related work experience.


Knowledge of:  Public agency and parks or public works system operations and financing; organizational and management practices as applied to the development of park and trails projects; capital program planning, scheduling, and monitoring; grants and contract administration; methods and procedures of finance including grants accounting; application and interpretation of county, state and federal laws and regulation relevant to park and trails capital programs; stay current on trends and practices within park and trails capital programs development.


Ability to:  accomplish multiple priorities/projects within established timeframes; develop and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including a variety of county and other government officials, community groups, and the general public; coordination with other professional and technical staff; ensure completion and maintenance of project documentation and reports; manipulate large and complex databases; work independently and within multi-discipline teams to plan, finance and construct park and trails capital projects; apply and interpret county regulatory codes, departmental policies and procedures, work standards and codes applicable to the job; communicate effectively both orally and in writing. A valid driver’s license is required, and a successful criminal background/fingerprinting check as required by law.


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Salary Grade: Local 17 Engineers.208 $30.03 – $38.26- per hour

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 58 days.

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