City of Banning, California
Parks and Recreation Director
Annual salary range: $107,519.91 to $145,461.27 DOE DOQ
The city provides an excellent benefits package.
Application deadline: Friday, July 19, 2019
The City of Banning, CA (population
31,000) is in Riverside County and
strategically located in the San Gorgonio
Pass area of Southern California along
Interstate 10 between Los Angeles and
Palm Springs. The community enjoys clean
air, ample water supplies and the inspiring
vistas of the two tallest peaks in Southern
California, Mt. San Gorgonio and Mt.
San Jacinto. In addition, residents enjoy
picturesque meadows, fruit groves and a
Incorporated in 1913, the City of Banning
is a general law city operating under the
Council-Manager form of government.
Five City Council members are elected
from five districts and serve staggered
four-year terms. The City Manager and
City Attorney are appointed by the City
Council. Banning is a full-service city with
approximately 160 full time employees.
The Director manages, plans, organizes, directs and administers various recreation programs and special
events for the community, including the maintenance of parks and related facilities; plans, directs, and supervises the
work of full and part-time staff; manages the department budget; provides staff support to City Commissions and
Committees; facilitates the use of all city parks and athletic resources to community sports organizations; coordinates
assigned activities with other city departments, outside organizations, and the general public; provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager.
The successful candidate shall have expertise
in the areas of recreation and parks management, budget administration, and the ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships
with City Council, regional and business partners, surrounding cities, governmental agencies, staff and the community, through open and
respectful dialogue. The City seeks someone who is responsive and approachable, has excellent public relations skills, and a candidate
that can demonstrate the ability to work positively and effectively with staff, develop talent, promote positive morale and develop a team-oriented working environment. A Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university with major
course work in recreation, public administration, physical education, or a
related field AND five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in the administration of
recreational programming and social and cultural programs and services (including three (3) years of management and supervisory experience) is required. Experience
in park facilities planning and design, as well as developing, planning,
implementing, and facilitating sports programs is expected. A Masterís degree is preferred.
To be considered,
please submit a resume, cover letter, and five work-related
references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of
the recruitment) by applying on our website: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=470
For additional information, please contact:
CPS HR Consulting
Ph: 916 471-3111
To view an online brochure for this position visit: www.cpshr.us/search
The City of Banning website: www.banning.ca.us
The City of Banning is an equal opportunity employer.