City of San Jose, California Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services
Parks Division Manager Annual salary range: $106,318 to $162,386 The City provides an array of benefits. Application deadline: Friday, September 13, 2019
Known as the “Capital of Silicon Valley,” the City of San Jose plays a vital economic and cultural role anchoring the world’s leading region of innovation. Encompassing 178 square miles at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay, San Jose is Northern California’s largest city and the 10th largest city in the nation, with an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, and easy access to the beaches, mountains, and wine country.
The City is seeking a proven leader who enjoys working in a fast-paced, high profile and progressive environment and is committed to enhancing the overall efficiencies and service models of the Parks Division, focusing on Maintenance Operations; the Park Ranger Program; Family Camp at Yosemite; Capital Infrastructure; and, Asset Management/Business Intelligence. The Parks Division Manager coordinates the Parks Division operations with other City departments, county, state and national agencies, works closely with partners such as foundations, conservancies, and other non-profit groups, and oversees the protection and preservation of regional parks, open space and watershed properties, among other areas or responsibility.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in parks and recreation, public administration, business administration, urban planning, or other related field, and six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience, including three (3) years of supervisory responsibility.
To be considered, submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references (who will not be contacted without prior notice), indication of current salary and a resume that reflects the size of staff and budgets you have managed. Your resume should indicate both months and years of beginning/ending dates of positions held. Submit the requested materials to: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=547