Parks and Recreation Director – Located in the beautiful hills of Greers Ferry Lake and the Little Red
River, the City of Heber Springs is accepting applications for Director of Parks and Rec. This position
reports directly to Mayor where they will plan, develop and administer a comprehensive program to
provide parks and recreation facilities (including Community Center, Aquatic Center and Ball field
Complex) and programs. Markets and promotes all recreational programming at the community center
and parks. Manages maintenance, facilities and program activities through full time, part time, and
seasonal personnel. Oversees developmental and improvement projects within the park system.
Inspects parks in order to evaluate operations. Responsible for all personnel, financial and other
administrative functions of the department as well as other duties. A great salary and benefit package
which includes: vacation, sick leave, APERS retirement, 100 % paid for employee for medical insurance
as well as dental, vision and life insurance. Preferred qualifications are a Bachelor’s degree with 2 years
of experience in a Parks and Rec facility. Education and experience combination will be considered.
Applications will be available at the City of Heber Springs, Mayor’s office, 1001 W. Main St. You may
submit a resume and cover letter to City of Heber Springs, Attn: Human Resources, 1001 W. Main St.,
Heber Springs, AR 72543 or fax to (501) 250-0844. You may also download an application from our
website at and mail, fax or you can e-mail resume to This position will remain open until filled.