Located on the Southern California coast with a culturally diverse population of 3 million, Orange County offers a high quality of life and a nearly perfect climate year-round. Commonly referred to as “The O.C.,” Orange County has thirty-four incorporated cities with seven of these cities among the 200 largest cities in the United States. The County of Orange is seeking a strong leader to serve as the Deputy Director of OC Parks. The Deputy is responsible for providing guidance, direction and coordination for the department in oversight and management of OC Parks’ 60,000-acre portfolio comprised of wilderness and regional parks, protected open space, historic facilities, beaches, harbors, and bikeways and trail systems. The ideal candidate will have significant and progressively responsible experience in a mid-to-upper level managerial capacity with a parks and recreation organization of more than seventy-five (75) staff. A strong candidate will possess a master’s degree in Public Administration (M.P.A.), Business Administration (M.B.A.), Recreation and Park Administration (M.S.), or related field of study. The salary range for the OC Parks Deputy Director is $98,134.40 - $172,328.00 annually, dependent upon qualifications and experience.