Environmental Design Group
  • 17-Aug-2018 to 16-Apr-2019 (MST)
  • Parks
  • Akron, OH, USA
  • 80-100,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Position Title:           Director of Parks

Position Location:    Akron/Cleveland/Columbus, OH

Salary Range:            $80,000 - $100,000/year


Job Overview

We are seeking a qualified director of parks to manage and direct the activities of the parks and trails service group. This position will assist principals and the leadership team in supporting and implementing employee programs that foster a positive work environment and help develop each employee to their full potential.

As a Director of Parks at Environmental Design Group you will:


  • Demonstrate a great capacity and passion for client service and relationship building
  • Be the primary liaison between the client, consultant, contractor, and design teams
  • Develop annual business development plan and bookings goals, performance standards for the team, and budget proposals
  • Provide technical advice and recommendations in areas of expertise on a company-wide basis
  • Manage relationships with clients, subcontractors, regulatory agencies, and other teams within the company
  • Review and approve contracts.
  • Research potential growth of new businesses in assigned client groups and/or geographical area to identify new opportunities. Aggressively follow up on leads developed through this research and leads provided by others
  • Prepare proposals and provide technical content. Identify potential funding sources.  Participate in tradeshows, client events, interviews, and industry associations



  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Surveying, Planning or related field is required. Master's degree preferred.
  • Experience: 10+ years
  • Certifications: PE, RLA, PS, AICP or other appropriate certification as necessary is required.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Work hours are typically 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Occasional evening work may be required as job duties demand.



Travel is primarily local during the business day.


Supervisor Responsibility

This position will manage staff covering a range of professional and technical consulting services.  This team may also include support staff.  Management activities include interviews and hiring decisions, training new staff, and performance management.

Full Job Description

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