Southgate Recreation & Park District
Monthly salary range: $7,583 to $9,678
The district offers a generous benefit package.
Application deadline: Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Southgate Recreation & Park District is seeking a talented professional to fill the role of their Parks Manager. This is a rewarding opportunity to join a team committed to providing recreation and park services to residents of South Sacramento, a socially, economically, and culturally diverse community.
About Southgate Recreation & Park District
Southgate Recreation & Park District is an independent special district established in 1956 to serve the residents of South Sacramento. The District is governed by an elected five-member Board of Directors.
The District encompasses a 52-square mile area of unincorporated South Sacramento County. In this area, the District currently maintains 47 parks, 6 community centers, 2 aquatic facilities, a golf course, and numerous landscape corridors and nature preserves. The Districtís primary goal and its public charge is to provide recreation and park services to the 125,000 residents it serves. Over the next twenty years, the District expects to add approximately 500 acres of park land and green space as new subdivision developments occur.
Working as a Parks Manager
The Parks Manager will report to the General Manager, and perform responsible, professional level work by administering, planning, organizing, and directing the maintenance, operation, and management of the Parks Department. This position will be responsible for supervising and directing 23 (5 direct reports and 18 indirect reports) personnel in the performance of activities related to the maintenance and construction of parks, landscape corridors, recreational facilities, playgrounds, open spaces, and the repair of maintenance equipment and vehicles.
The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, abilities, traits, and competencies: