CPRS Job Listing
Deputy Director of Parks and Recreation
Under administrative direction, participate in the planning and directing of the activities of the Parks and Recreation Department and perform related work as required. Incumbent will develop operating and capital budget proposals for the department; plan, organize, direct and provide policy guidance and review on continuing work and special department projects; participate in planning, coordinating, directing and controlling the Parks and Recreation Department's strategic plan and capital improvement program; participate in planning, coordinating, identifying, directing, implementing and training on technology improvements in the Department, which could include software solutions, website maintenance, and operating systems like Rec1; planning, supervising, programming and operating the Senior Services Division, which include recreational activities, special events, social services, and senior support such as case management, in-home respite, in-home registry, and the operation of the Senior Ride program; participate in the preparation, development and control of the department budget; participate in directing the application, reporting, and administration of comprehensive and varied grant programs to participate in controlling federal, state, and county financial grants for park acquisition, development, reimbursable services, renovation and innovative recreation programming; perform important and difficult public liaison work with considerable citizen involvement to maximize public resources for parks and recreation purposes; participate in establishing, enforcing and revising the administrative procedures and policies for the department; assign, train, supervise and evaluate staff and their work; make recommendations on employment, retention, promotion, demotion and other personnel actions; conduct special studies and investigations; maintain effective working relationships with other City departments, county offices and state and federal agencies; track and keep the department head informed of legislation which may impact the department; prepare reports for submittal to the City Manager, City Council, the Parks and Recreation Commission and other City departments; make oral presentations; and represent the department head at meetings involving other departments, governmental agencies, citizen groups, businesses with the department.
To qualify for this classification, an individual must have graduated from an accredited college with major course work in public administration or policy, parks and recreation administration or a related field plus three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional parks and recreation experience or the equivalent.
Interested candidates must complete and submit an application online prior to the final filing date through governmentjobs.com or by visiting the City of Alhambra website www.cityofalhambra.org/resources/jobs.