Position Description

Siesta Beach Parks Supervisor
Job Code 4220
Requisition Information
Parks, Recreation, and Natural Resources

Opening Date:

Tentative Close Date:

County Region:
Central County (S. Fruitville - N. Clark)

Siesta Key Beach 948 Beach Road Sarasota, FL

# of openings:

Pay range:
$22.02 - $28.69

Who May Apply?:
Open to All

Position Type:
Full time

Scheduled Hours 40
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Siesta Beach Parks Supervisor (Official Job Title: Supervisor, Parks)This position supervises staff and/or daily activities and functions of assigned work crews for both routine and emergency maintenance. The main function is planning and oversight of daily maintenance activities and event support for beach locations, natural areas and neighborhood parks. Responsible for safety, contractors, finances, equipment and interaction with upper management to ensure infrastructure maintenance and daily support.

Subject to Passing Substance Screening

This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening.  An applicant who fails to pass a required drug screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five years.


  • Organizes/coordinates/schedules daily activities and functions of assigned work crews
  • Maintains, reviews and summarizes daily activity logs/work orders
  • Reviews and monitors safety equipment, instructs crews in proper work methods and correct safety procedures
  • Assigns work crews to emergency operations
  • Trains and develops staff on utilization of equipment and operations
  • Facilitates coordination of training for staff
  • Use of Computer-based software & programs for scheduling, time management and work orders
  • Interagency cooperation with Florida Department of Law Enforcement Officers, Florida Department of Environmental Protection officials, Sarasota County Sherriff’s Officers, other units/core services, local community representatives and City of Sarasota officials
  • Ensures compliance with county, state and OSHA regulations; coordinates use of external resources/vendors
  • Assists with monitoring, analyzes/assessing effectiveness and efficiency of all aspects of work performed in house and contractual
  • Assists with establishing workload priorities to meet deadlines
  • Responsible for fleet transport and fleet program for beaches
  • Coordinates and ensures appropriate supply of work material: tracks and maintains store inventories/rolling warehouse
  • Participates in hiring of staff, performance reviews and disciplinary actions
  • Participates in staffing and business planning efforts
  • Assists with special events as necessary
  • Invoicing/P-Cards/Budget/Financing


Minimum QualificationsA High School Diploma and four (4) years of related experience is required as related to maintenance of athletic fields, open spaces, beaches, neighborhood parks and natural area parks including supervisory experience.  An Associate's Degree may be required with two (2) years of experience including supervisor experience. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Business, Political Science or related field preferred
  • NRPA Certified Parks and Recreational Professional
  • Maintenance knowledge of Beaches and Water Access Parks preferred 


Job Competencies: Knowledge of minor construction, maintenance of beaches and water access parks and environmental stewardship. Basic Microsoft Office computer skills.  Proficiency in Maximo, Kronos and MS Outlook. Knowledge of recreation programming, activities, special event permitting and on-site event management.

Physical DemandsMust frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.















Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.

Drug Free Work Environment EOE/AA/ADA


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