Parks Development Specialist

$69,238 - $79,129 yearly
  • City of Wentzville
  • Wentzville, MO, USA
  • Apr 25, 2024
Full time Engineering Parks & Recreation

Job Description

The City of Wentzville is seeking a dedicated individual to join our team as a Parks Development Specialist for Parks and Recreation. We are committed to enhancing our community through the development and maintenance of parks, trails, and recreational facilities. This position plays a crucial role in overseeing every aspect of projects from analysis and design through implementation, completion, and evaluation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as project manager for planned parks and recreation development projects, managing all aspects from inception to completion.
  • Coordinate with construction staff, consultants, contractors, and vendors to ensure project timelines and goals are met.
  • Conduct public interest meetings and solicit community feedback to inform project design and development.
  • Maintain comprehensive project files, correspondence, and documents, providing progress and summary reports as needed.
  • Prepare master plans for individual parks/facilities and assist in seeking alternative funding sources.
  • Align departmental mission and core values with neighboring agencies, community-based nonprofits, and external partners.
  • Implement the City's Park, Recreation, and Open Space Plan and the Bike and Pedestrian Plan.

The City of Wentzville is committed to being an employer of choice, offering prosperous and meaningful career opportunities and flexibility. The City offers excellent benefits, including health, vision, dental, employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability, a retirement pension, 13 paid holidays, 2 personal days, vacation time, sick time, tuition reimbursement, an employee assistance program, a discounted recreation center membership and much more.

This job posting will remain open until a sufficient number of qualified applicants are received