Superintendent of Parks &Recreation

$66,152 - $95,920 yearly
  • City of Wildwood, Missouri
  • 16860 Main Street, Wildwood, Grover, MO, USA
  • Apr 05, 2022
Full time Parks & Recreation

Job Description

Full Position Description

The Department of Planning and Parks for the City of Wildwood, Missouri is seeking candidates for the full-time position of Superintendent of Parks and Recreation. This position develops, manages and conducts parks and recreation activities, programs and civic events, as well as managing operations/maintenance of parks, trails, and recreation facilities with the City.

 Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:  implementation of the Action Plan for Parks and Recreation 2018, manage daily operations of parks, trails, and recreation activities, fiscal efficiency, preparation of Budget for park and trail projects, negotiate/manage relevant vendor contracts, coordinate programs with other recreational providers, staff liaison to volunteer/advisory committees, manage civic events, and preparation of relevant analytical reports.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess a high level of energy, Bachelor’s degree in a related field, and two years of experience in parks and recreation planning, programming, and maintenance.  Managerial experience is a plus.  A valid driver’s license is required.  Core office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm., with significant evening and weekend hours for events.

The salary range for this position is $66,152 - $95,920 and will be dependent upon experience/skill set.  The City also offers an excellent benefit package. If interested, please submit a cover letter and resume to Carla Patrick at carla@cityofwildwood.com with notation in the subject line “Superintendent of Parks”.  Candidates will be asked to participate in an interview, agree to a criminal background check, and provide references for verification of experience.