Director of Parks and Recreation
Nelson County, VA is seeking interested and qualified applicants for the following position: Director of Parks and Recreation
Hiring Range: $50,241 - $58,080 DOQ Excellent Benefits Package
Closing Date: Until filled by qualified applicant
Responsibilities include organizing and directing Recreation programs for all age groups; promoting and advertising Parks and Recreation programs and activities; organizing, directing and supervising subordinate staff; managing departmental budget; developing and maintaining a Recreation master plan including evaluating adequacy of existing facilities and programs; applying for and managing parks and recreation grants; oversight for maintenance of all Parks and Recreation facilities; ensuring collection of all required data and fees for programs or special events and maintaining files with appropriate documentation.
Must be able to communicate courteously and effectively with the public in oral and written form. The successful applicant will possess strong administrative and organizational skills and be able to perform effectively with present staff resources. Bachelor's degree in related field with previous supervisory and relevant work experience preferred. Some night and weekend work may be required. Residency in Nelson County is expected within one year of hire.