Deputy General Manager

$255,569 - $326,331 yearly
  • Peckham & McKenney
  • Oakland, CA, USA
  • Jun 21, 2024
Full time Administration/Management Parks & Recreation

Job Description

Deputy General Manager

East Bay Regional Park District, California



The East Bay Regional Park District General Manager seeks a confident executive-level professional with strong leadership skills to join the District as her next Deputy General Manager.  The successful candidate understands the importance of developing and sustaining credibility and trust, values kindness and respect, and takes the time to explain the “why”, while modeling integrity and professionalism.


The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) contains 73 parks, 55 miles of San Francisco and Delta shorelines, 1,330 miles of park trails, and a regional green trail transportation network of 250 miles of paved trails all within its 125,496 acres, making it the largest regional Park District in the United States. The Park District receives more than 25 million visits annually throughout Alameda and Contra Costa counties in the San Francisco Bay Area. The EBRPD has a diverse portfolio of parks, from shorelines, lakes, mountains, forests, wilderness areas, swim facilities, golf courses, and cultural sites. These parks reach across two counties, which include 33 urban cities. To learn more about this dynamic district, please visit the East Bay Regional Park District website at


The General Manager seeks a strategic thinker and partner with a proven track record of affecting culture change and encourage, coach, and mentor staff to consider innovative approaches in day-to-day operations, and one who is knowledgeable of innovative approaches to talent management, succession planning, and recruitment strategies to attract and retain a high-performing workforce.  Candidates who place importance on values-based leadership, are committed to continuous learning and bring a strong coaching mindset putting employees first, are ideal for this role.

This career opportunity is ideal for a proactive individual with a balance of technical skills and personal attributes who thrives in a dynamic, fast-moving environment with a demonstrated track record and commitment to excellent internal and external customer service, with experience serving in agencies of similar size, scope, and complexity.  Candidates with a commitment to “high touch” customer service, internally and externally, with strong administrative and leadership experience as Deputy General Managers, City Managers, Assistant/Deputy City Managers are encouraged to apply.  

The salary range for this outstanding opportunity is $255,569.52 - $326,331.12, plus an anticipated 2% wage increase on November 2024. Placement within this range is dependent upon qualifications.


Please submit your cover letter and resume (including month/year of employment) via our website:

Peckham & McKenney


Feel free to contact Maria Hurtado at (831) 247-7885 if you have any questions regarding this position or recruitment process.


Filing Deadline:          July 24, 2024