Director, Parks and Recreation

Recruitment #21-CI7800-01

Salary Information

Compensation plans are based on a multi-step progression system. The pay range reflects the entry level and maximum salary potential in the assigned pay grade.

**A starting salary may be negotiated and will be commensurate with education, training and experience in alignment with pay administration policies and MCCP Board Rules & Regulations**

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this position exists is to perform administrative duties in overseeing the daily operations of the city’s Parks and Recreation Department. The Director of Parks and Recreation supervises the administrative functions of the department to include budget, purchasing, payroll, and personnel while managing activities of parks and recreation to ensure the effective maintenance and operations of recreation facilities, including all outdoor athletic and recreational centers.  The Director develops short and long range plans; manages special projects, events and programs; and supervises the delegation of management and operations of recreation programs for the City of Montgomery. The Director monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and identifies opportunities for improvement and directs the implementation of changes in order to ensure that programming is meeting the needs of all city residents including seniors, residents from low income backgrounds, and residents with special needs. This position reports directly to the Mayor.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Administration, Public Administration, Business Administration or closely related field and five (5) years of Parks and Recreation managerial, programming and supervisory experience to include policy and procedure administration.

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NOTE:  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment may be conditional upon the potential employee passing a pre-employment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

BACKGROUND CHECK: Employment may be conditional upon the potential employee passing a background check. (Candidates will be asked to provide consent prior to the administration of background checks.)

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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