*FAIRGROUNDS COMPLEX DIRECTOR
Salary Range DH29
This classification serves as director of the fairgrounds complex and plans, organizes and directs management both independently and jointly with the Board of County Commissioners and a five-member advisory board. As director, serve as advisor to the Board of Commissioners on all fairgrounds complex related areas and fulfill objective established by the Commissioners. Serve as liaison between the fairgrounds complex advisory board and the community. The director is actively involved in program and event development.
EXAMPLES OF PRINCIPLE DUTIES
(Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to, the following examples.)
3. Serve as
4. Prepare and
5. Supervise support staff through operations and business managers; offer assistance as needed and determine best solution when problems arise. Train staff and ensure compliance with standards. Final approval of all selection, promotion and termination of employees. Assume responsibility for work performed within complex. Establish and interpret policy and procedure.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIRED BY THIS POSITION
Knowledge of: Thorough knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques of effective administration including public relations, personnel management and fiscal management to develop, implement, and evaluate programs; thorough knowledge of policies, techniques, and ethics as applied to modern fairground complex programs, goals, and objectives. Skill in: Report writing and budget administration; public relations; event promotion. Ability to:
both oral and
and reports; make
applicable and use
motivate and lead
calm and use good
friends of the
groups, media and
Education, experience and training:
fair, park and
on a large scale
possess a valid
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS OF THIS POSITION
This classification is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Fair Board and the Board of Commissioners.
This classification supervises support staff through operations and business managers and has final responsibility for work performed by the department.
Work is performed within established fairgrounds complex policy and procedures; state and county statutes, rules, regulations, orders, resolutions and ordinances; management, personnel and financial theories, principles and practices, event promotion reference material and accepted practices within the recreation profession. Incumbent remains current on guidelines and utilizes seasoned judgment in interpreting and usage of appropriate guidelines. As department head, can implement or revise department policies.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Regular and consistent attendance is required. Work is primarily performed at fairground complex in an office environment; may involve hearing voice conversation, keyboarding, lifting up to 25 pounds, reaching, sitting, standing and walking. The annual County fair requires considerable physical stamina as director works 14-16 hour days. A reasonable amount of driving is required.