Assistant Director position as a result of recent retirement, at one of the nation’s highly rated parks and recreation departments, and in a most desirable city to live, work, and play. If you are interested, please apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisvilleky by October 9th.
Metro Parks and Recreation was established in 1968, combining the Louisville City Parks Department (founded in 1888) and the Jefferson County Parks Department (founded in the mid-1940s). The agency became a department of Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government when the City of Louisville and Jefferson County governments merged on January 6, 2003. To learn more about the history of Metro Par...ks, click here.Our mission, as a Nationally Accredited Parks and Recreation agency, is to connect people to places and opportunities that support and grow a sustainable community. The mission is accomplished by taking care of all parks properties and creating new ones, by providing safe and diverse recreational programs, and by protecting our public lands and resources for future generations.Our vision for Louisville is a clean, green, safe and inclusive city where people love to live, work and play.The Parks & Recreation Team Values are:•Integrity and Transparency•Trust and Respect for All•Teamwork and Partnerships Produce Winners•Improvement is Our Lifeblood•Positive People Living to Full Potential•Sense of Urgency•Sense of Play•Stewardship