City of Rocklin, California

Director of Parks & Recreation

Filing Deadline: July 19, 2019
Gary Phillips

Bob Murray & Associates
1544 Eureka Road, Suite 280
(916) 784-9080 – Fax (916) 784-1985

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The City of Rocklin is seeking a Director of Parks and Recreation who is as passionate about leisure and the outdoors as our residents. Rocklin is fortunate to have 36 parks in a city just under 20 square miles, offering nearly every resident the opportunity to enjoy a green space less than a half a mile from their front door. Parks, along with great schools and safe neighborhoods, are consistently listed as a top reason people love to live in Rocklin. City leadership is also committed to maintaining and growing the system. The City of Rocklin is seeking an innovative leader who not only has the knowledge and experience to manage traditional parks and recreation programs but someone who has the vision and business acumen to ensure the success of the City’s newest amenities including Quarry Park Adventures and the 184-acre Sunset Whitney Recreation Area. Candidates must possess a combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities to be successful in this position. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be to possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, parks and recreation administration, parks and recreation management, leisure studies, or a related field and six (6) years of increasingly responsible administrative or management experience in parks and/or recreation administration including at least three (3) years of management or supervisory experience. The salary for the Director of Parks & Recreation is $135,142 - $186,295 per year, dependent upon qualifications and experience.