|Director of Recreation and Parks|
|Organization: The Mercer Group, Inc.|
CITY OF ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND - This is an excellent opportunity to lead and manage a recreation and parks department with a wide diversity of functions in a dynamic city government that values innovation, efficiency, and top-quality management. See brochure at www.mercergroupinc.com EOE
The City is seeking an experienced and innovative Director of Recreation and Parks to take the department to a new level of success, consistent with the high quality services that the City provides to its residents.
The Director is appointed by/reports to the City Manager. The position is a vital member of the City’s Senior Management Team.
The Department is one of the largest organizational units of the City’s government. Recreation and Parks is responsible for the City’s buildings, park land and open space, and recreation programming.
Salary range is $107,263 - $162,081. Starting salary up to $140,000 depending on qualifications and match with the desired attributes sought by the City. The City offers an outstanding fringe benefit package.
The City is seeking a with proven experience in recreation and parks and related leadership and management in a similarly sized local government. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree Recreation, Public Administration, or a related field and at least seven years of progressively responsible, broad based experience in recreation and/or parks administration; or any combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Possession a valid Maryland Driver’s License or ability to obtain one in a short period of time is required.
A related Master’s degree and experience working in a unionized environment a plus. Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) Certification and a proven track record in increasing cost recovery rates desirable. Familiarity with capital planning and facility management would be beneficial.
Open until filled. First review of applications on July 12, 2013. Confidential resume/cover letter with current salary to email@example.com. For further information, please contact James Mercer, The Mercer Group, Inc., 1000 Cordova Place, #726, Santa Fe, NM 87505. Voice: 505-466-9500; Fax: 505-466-1274. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.mercergroupinc.com
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Administration & Management|
Parks and Recreation
Country: UNITED STATES
$107,263.00 to $162,081.00 Annually
Negotiable / DOQ
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