City of Fort Wayne

Assistant Supervisor-Hurshtown

Apply Online Return to Postings
Job Code: 2024005
Posted On: Wednesday, 13th March 2024
Category: Seasonal
Department: Parks and Recreation
Shift: Varies
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour

Job Description:


Under the direction of the Hurshtown Supervisor, the incumbent assists in supervision of the recreational activities, facility and staff at Hurshtown Reservoir. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgement, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assists in hiring, training, and supervising staff;
  • Operates power mower or small tractor mower as needed;
  • Rents life jackets, boats, and other equipment;
  • Sets up and/or cleans up facility;
  • Plans, develops, and facilitates programs as needed;
  • Opens and closes Park including after hours as needed;
  • Collects fees from users;
  • Generates cash receipt reports for preparation and deposit daily;
  • Maintains and reports daily/weekly attendance records;
  • Deposits daily revenue to bank, as assigned;
  • Assists in supervision of grounds maintenance and equipment maintenance;
  • Assigns duties to staff as needed;
  • Monitor daily weather conditions;
  • Assumes duties of the Hurshtown Supervisors in his/her absence;
  • Attends scheduled meetings with staff/supervisor.


Performs other duties as assigned.


The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management. If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor. Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved.



Assist with supervision of 10 to 15 seasonal employees.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 1 year’s related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Able to operate push mower, small tractor mower and string trimmer in safe manor;
  • Effective written and oral communication skills conducive to dealing with the general public, co-workers, subordinates and supervisors;
  • Ability to understand moderately complex, relatively standardized tasks, processes or operations;
  • Ability to apply routine practices, rules, regulations, procedures or techniques that are relevant to assigned tasks.



Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Incumbent lends major contributions involving authoritative applications of Parks and Recreation Department policies and practices to especially complex matters. General objectives and boundaries are indicated. Problems during work causing questions about objectives and boundaries are discussed. Decisions and recommendations are reviewed for attainment of objectives and compliance with Parks and Recreation Department and City of Fort Wayne policy.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Incumbent makes choices and decisions and acts on varied non-standardized, non-routine assignments. Errors in decision or work are either readily detected and/or corrected through supervisory review. Incumbent has contact with persons employed by other agencies, or with public. Incumbent handles questions, complaints requiring judgment and tact in order to render service, carry out policy or maintain coordination.


  • Valid Indiana Driver's License;
  • First Aid and CPR Certification.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl the employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work requires some contact with changing conditions, some lifting or moderate labor involved. Incumbent is normally standing, walking or lifting light objects. Incumbent may require greater than normal physical abilities such as visual or hearing activity.

Incumbent works inside and outside in normal weather changes; work requires walking about various types of terrain with exposure to hazardous conditions and dust.

Apply Online

All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.