City of Statesville, POP, 24,532, Salary Range : $78,281.22 – $129, 163.84 + Benefits. The City of Statesville is currently recruiting to fill the position of Recreation & Parks Department Director. The candidate selected will be responsible for performing complex professional and difficult administrative work planning and directing recreation, parks, public grounds and buildings, landscaping & beautification responsibilities.
Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision is exercised over all departmental personnel.
Plans, organizes, promotes and directs, through departmental supervisors athletics, parks, special events, entertainment programs and public facilities for all ages; evaluates the adequacy of existing parks and recreational facilities and works to secure needed alterations and additions; meets with civic organizations and with individual citizens in order to learn the desires of the community and promote interest in recreation & park facilities; prepares budget request for department; control expenditures of appropriated funds; develops staff training programs; evaluates the work performance of employees; plans, organizes and directs through departmental and divisional supervisors, building maintenance/custodial crews, public grounds and cemeteries, landscaping/beautification and park maintenance operations and activities; represents department at local, regional, state and national functions.
Requires graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in Recreation and Park Administration or related field. A related Master’s Degree is preferred. Extensive experience in the administration of recreational programs and in the development and planning of recreational facilities including considerable supervisory experience. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities will be considered.
Possession of a valid N.C. Driver’s License required.
This position is exempt and is not eligible for overtime pay.
POSITION OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
APPLY ONLINE @ WWW.CI.STATESVILLE.NC.US