Assistant Director of Parks & Recreation

$107,837 - $123,242 yearly
  • City of Wentzville
  • Wentzville, MO, USA
  • Mar 19, 2024
Full time Parks & Recreation

Job Description

The City of Wentzville is a rapidly growing organization dedicated to providing exceptional municipal services to our community. We are seeking a highly experienced and dynamic professional to join our team as the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation. This senior leadership role plays a pivotal part in the administration and direction of our comprehensive parks and recreation system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead department operations and staff management, ensuring compliance with policies, goals, and objectives.
  • Develop and execute strategic initiatives to enhance operational efficiency, effectiveness, and sustainability.
  • Mentor and coach staff members to foster their professional growth and development.
  • Position the department as a leading authority and innovator in parks and recreation.
  • Act as a key intermediary among departmental leaders, facilitating strategic planning and operational management.

Schedule Requirements:
The ideal candidate must have a flexible approach to work schedules, understanding the demands of the role may require attendance at events or meetings during evenings, weekends, and occasionally holidays. While we prioritize work-life balance, dedication to community engagement and public service excellence is essential.

Application Process:
Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and relevant certifications. The position will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applicants are received.