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Parks and Recreation Director

Fresno, CA Area Jobs
Lemoore, CA Part time
Posted on September 29, 2017
APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS: To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, submit your résumé and cover letter to the Human Resources by: 4:00 p.m., Monday, October 16, 2017 Applicants will be screened by criteria described in this brochure. Applicants who match the needs of the City of Lemoore will be invited to participate in a selection process. The City will select candidates to be invited to participate in an interview process in Lemoore within weeks of the closing date. An offer of appointment is expected shortly thereafter following extensive reference and background checks. Submit materials via fax, email, or by mail. Tel: 559-924-6700 - Fax: 559-924-9003 E-mail: humanresources@lemoore.com Website: www.lemoore.com Human Resources Office 711 W. Cinnamon Drive Lemoore, CA 93245 THE COMMUNITY: Lemoore is a growing community with approximately 26,000 residents and is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley, equidistant between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Home to Lemoore Naval Air Station, which is the Navy's newest, largest, and only west coast master jet base, serves as a home for all Navy F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet aircraft and the brand new F-35C squadron on the west coast. The base supports the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Lemoore prides itself on its safe, friendly, small-town environment, active volunteerism, numerous community events, a volunteer fire department, and high-quality education. Lemoore is also home to West Hills College at Lemoore. Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, as well as the scenic Central Coast, are all within a two-hour drive. CITY ORGANIZATION: The City of Lemoore is a financially stable charter city operating under the Council-Manager form of government with four Council Members and a Council-elected Mayor. The Council appointed City Manager is responsible for executing policy enacted by the Council, overseeing administration of the full-service City and the City budget. Lemoore has 125 full-time equivalent employees and a Volunteer Fire Department with 35 active firefighters. The 2017 fiscal year total budget is $16 million with a general fund reserve of $4.5 million. Enterprise funds include wastewater, water, refuse, and golf course. City departments include the City Manager, City Clerk, Public Works, Finance, Parks and Recreation, Community Development, Police, and Volunteer Fire. DEFINITION: To plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities and operations of the Parks and Recreation Department including the maintenance and scheduling of parks activities, use of the Civic Auditorium, youth and adult sports programs and various cultural activities; to coordinate assigned activities with other departments and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the City Manager. THE POSITION: The Parks and Recreation Director serves as a key member of the City's Leadership Team and works within the broad operational and policy framework provided by the City Manager. The Director will encourage professional development of staff, provide direction, and management for the Parks and Recreation Department. Primary responsibilities include oversight of Parks and Recreation, including the Lemoore Golf Course, serve as the liaison to numerous regional organizations, civic and service organizations, and the opportunity to develop community programs. The Parks and Recreation Director should be able to encourage collaboration and play a critical role in the development of a high performing team, within the department and as part of the Executive Team. It will be important for the new Director to focus on responsiveness, accountability, transparency, while demonstrating superior public sector management skills. The Parks and Recreation Director has a team of professional staff, including two Recreation Coordinators, one Recreation Specialist, and numerous part time recreation staff. EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Any combination of education and experience that will provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Typical education and/or experience would be: Experience: Six years of increasingly responsible recreation administration, project management, municipal recreation, leisure, senior services, and event planning, including at least three years of management and administrative responsibility. And/Or Training: Equivalent to a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in recreation, business administration or a related field. BENEFITS: The City of Lemoore offers a competitive benefit package that includes: Premiums for comprehensive medical and dental plans are split with 30% paid by the employee and 70% paid by the City. 12 paid holidays and 12 sick leave days are granted per year, in addition to 2 floating holidays. Newly appointed employees earn up to 11 vacation days per year for the first 2 years; 13 days after 2 years; 15 days after 4 years 18 days after 9 years; and 19 days after 14 years. The City offers tuition reimbursement up to $1,500 per year for lower division and $3,000 per year for upper division units to management employees. Management employees participate in the CalPERS 2% at 55 retirement program, with employee contributions paid by the City for classic CalPERS members, and 2% @ 62 without City-paid employee share for those new to the California Public Employee Retirement System. City employees participate in the State Disability Insurance Program at the City's expense. The City contributes 4% of salary for management positions into deferred compensation, with an additional 2% available when matched by employee contributions. Housing assistance up to $15,000 in the form of a forgivable loan. 40 hours of Management leave

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