The City of Placentia is located in the northeastern section of beautiful Orange County, some 35 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Once the center of the Valencia orange growing/packing industry, Placentia today is a community of beautiful suburban homes, good schools, stately churches, wholesome recreation, and a growing Old Town district. The City of Placentia prides itself on a strong sense of community and providing excellent customer service. As a team we are continually looking for ways to meet the changing needs of the community while maintaining a high level of service. The City of Placentia is looking for a candidate who has the same skills, initiative, innovation and commitment to this vision. Qualified candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree in Leisure Services, Public Administration, or related field. A master’s degree is preferred. Ten (10) or more years of progressively responsible experience in parks, recreation and community services programs, including recreation services and social services, with three or more years in a managerial or administrative capacity. The annual salary range for the Director of Community Services position is $133,666-$162,472, increasing to $147,681-$179,507 effective July 2020.