The City of Tracy, California, is recruiting nationally for a dynamic and experienced Parks & Recreation Director to manage the day-to-day operational activities of the Parks and Recreation Department which includes recreation, leisure, and senior citizen services program administration as well as related development and construction of parks, recreation areas, parkways, and facilities and buildings. The Department also oversees parks and facility rentals, transportation (transit and airport services), and library services. The Parks & Recreation Director is accountable for leading a staff of approximately 13 full-time and 60 part-time staff members with a 2017 operating budget of $10.8 million. The ideal candidate will have excellent parks and recreation experience as well as project management and communication skills. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience in parks and community services programs including 3 years of administrative responsibility; a Master’s degree is preferred. The salary range for this at-will executive position is $149,606 – $181,701 (DOQ) and is supplemented by excellent benefits including CalPERS.
Interested candidates should apply by sending a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and current salary to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 9, 2017. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900.