Application Filing Deadline: Tuesday, August 13, 2021
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Madera is looking for its next Director of Parks and Community Services. Reporting directly to the City Manager, the Director is responsible for administration and operation of the City’s 10 parks and a total of 159 acres of park space; the cross-city trail system; 3 community centers; a 3-pool aquatics complex; a golf course; and youth, adult, and senior recreation and activity programs, including two senior congregate meal sites.
The new Director will have the exciting opportunity to help the department transition out of the COVID-19 economic shut-down and restart/redesign programmatic activities. While several staff members were re-assigned with-in City services to assist other departments during the economic shut-down, it should be noted that no full time staff were laid off. The City is committed to its parks and community service programs and offerings, and is looking for a dynamic leader to be a part of its management team.
Experience/Education: 5 years of broad and extensive experience in municipal recreation, programmatic activities, senior services, and/or park maintenance activities, including at least 3 years in a responsible management or supervisory capacity. A Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Recreation Administration, or related field is required.
Licenses/Certifications: Valid Class C California Drivers License.
Applications may be obtained from the City’s website www.madera.gov/apply or by calling the City’s Human Resources Department at (559) 661-5401. Applications must be submitted to the City’s Human Department prior to the application deadline in-person, by mail, or by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Appointment will be contingent upon an extensive background check, pre-employment physical, and drug screen.
The City of Madera is an equal opportunity, drug free, and affirmative action employer.
Additional Salary Information: SALARY
The Director of Parks and Community Services is assigned to Range 509 of the City of Madera Salary Schedule. City employees are paid bi-weekly, or 26 times per year. The bi-weekly steps within this range are as follows.
Step A $4,159.54
Step B $4,367.15
Step C $4,585.54
Step D $4,814.69
Step E $5,055.60
Step F $5,308.25
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City of Madera
205 W. Fourth Street
Madera, CA 93637