Director of Parks, Recreation and Community Services – Reno, NV

Client: City of Reno, Nevada
Position: Director of Parks, Recreation and Community Services
Closing Date: Closed

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The City of Reno, Nevada offers an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Parks and Recreation leader who will enjoy a professional challenge and an unbeatable quality of life. The next Director of Parks, Recreation and Community Services will enjoy a quality of life defined by natural beauty and a splendid climate along with abundant recreation and cultural amenities. With a population of 241,455, Reno is the 90th largest city in the United States, the largest city in northern Nevada and the center of the Reno-Sparks metropolitan area, which has a population of 426,000. The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department provides a wide range of activities across 12 program areas with 76.5 FTE staff, augmented with 350 active temporary employees at any given time. Department activities in FY 19/20 are funded with an operating budget of $14.2 million. A typical way to qualify would be with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in parks and recreation administration, public administration or a related field; eight years of broad and extensive experience in municipal recreation, leisure, senior services and/or parks development and maintenance activities, including three years of management and administrative responsibility; and a NRPA Certified Park & Recreation Professional (CPRP) or Certified Park & Recreation Executive (CPRE) certification. The salary range is $132,761 to $173,918 annually, in addition to an excellent executive benefit package. Additionally, the State of Nevada does not have an income tax.