The City of Marina is located on the beautiful southeast coast of Monterey Bay, approximately ten miles north of the City of Monterey. Marina’s 22,781 residents enjoy easy access to the region’s major sights and attractions, as well as some of the most affordable housing on the coast, along with a wide variety of ethnic dining opportunities, and shopping options. Ideally suited for recreational and cultural opportunities as well as admirers of Mother Nature, Marina residents and visitors enjoy miles of coastline, scenic trails, Marina State Beach, Marina Dunes Natural Preserves, and the Fort Ord National Monument along with an abundance of activities such as golf, biking, kayaking, hang-gliding, paragliding, whale watching. The City of Marina is seeking an approachable, politically astute leader who encourages teamwork and fosters an inclusive work environment to serve as the next Recreation & Cultural Services Director. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker with the proven ability to maintain efficient day-to-day operations with a continuous improvement mindset. This professional will be skilled in analyzing problems and making decisions quickly and dependably. Highly qualified candidates will be well-versed in the administrative and operational functions of a comparable department and must have a keen understanding inclusive programming and the design and management of recreational facility, park, and trail system construction projects. The annual salary range for the Recreation & Cultural Services Director is $134,100 - $228,960; placement within this range is dependent on qualifications and experience.