Staff would be consulted as to what they see needs to be done on the ground, as well as for ideas for fundraisers/programs and a pyramidal task list established. Involvement in any conservancy situation trumps completely top down management. Adhere to the core values and you can't go wrong. Establish training programs for staff and performance bonus incentives. Listen to guests, consider their insight.
Keep the focus on the Park and its staff, rather than on assisting outside parks and bending to donors' requests.
Pay the employees that work outside more money. They work extremely hard to maintain the park. To deal with the park patrons only is a job in its self
Answered - Grounds Technician (Former Employee) - New York, NY