Position Description:

Under the administrative direction of the City’s Executive Director of Public Works, this position is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and managing the Parks and Recreation Department (approximately 300 employees and a $10.8 Million budget).

Supervision is exercised over the Recreation Superintendent (oversees community centers, senior centers, and youth/adult athletics), the Parks Superintendent (oversees parks maintenance, mowing, and landscaping), and other managers as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Attainment of a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university in recreational administration or a related field such as landscape architecture, urban planning, public administration or business administration. Professional CPRP or CPRE is preferred. A minimum 10 years of experience in this field or in similar positons in a responsible supervisory or leadership capacity is required. A combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements is also acceptable.

How to apply: For full description and application details, visit: http://www.cityofmobile.org/announcement_files/20180731_city_of_mobile_director_of_parks_and_recreation.pdf