The Director of Parks and Recreations Services is a senior staff management position responsible for the broad planning, implementation, coordination and direction of the Mountain Home Parks and Recreation Services Department.

Responsibilities include oversight of the City’s parks and recreation staff, fields, facilities, and programs. The work of this position consists of a core of technical and administrative tasks including, but not limited to, recreational programming, facility and grounds construction and maintenance, pool maintenance and operations.

The Director of Parks and Recreational Services is under administrative direction of the Mayor and assumes responsibility for communicating and reporting department goals, budget needs and other issues to the Mayor.  The Director has wide latitude in exercising independent judgment, limited only by review and general policies determined by the Mayor and by applicable law.

Preferred qualifications include, but are not limited to;

  1. College degree with major cause work in parks and recreation: or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  2. Experience of no less than 5 years as an employee of a parks and recreation department or related business or service, to include supervisory, management, and budgetary responsibility for at least 3 years.
  3. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the department in order to direct and coordinate work within the department.
  4. The ability to supervise and direct employees to successfully complete job responsibilities.

Job description and applications are available online at:, or may be picked up at City Hall, 720 South Hickory St., between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. and returned to Tina Gregory in the Mayor’s Office.  You may contact the Mayor’s office at 870-425-5116 if you need assistance with applying for this position.