Located just 20 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, the City of La Puente is predominantly residential and home to over 40,000 residents in approximately 3.48 square miles. The City is seeking a new Director of Community Services who exemplifies creativity and innovation. The ideal candidate is a collaborative and personable leader who enjoys working with the public, community stakeholders, and board and commission members. An independent, self-starter, who is not afraid of change is sought. The new Director will have a customer service mindset and will foster an environment of moving the organization forward.
Qualified candidates have the equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year university with a major in Leisure Services Management, Public Administration, or a related field. Four (4) years of increasingly responsible professional community services and managerial experience involving recreation, seniors, and other programs within local government, organizations, or companies is required, including experience in an administrative and supervisory capacity. The annual salary range for the Director of Community Services position $130,183.80 to $169,340.16. Placement within this range is dependent on experience and qualifications.