The ideal candidate has a track record of success and is a dynamic and innovative leader whose attributes encompass being a team player, a proactive attitude, excellent problem solving skills, and tactfulness in handling sensitive/delicate matters. Our next Parks and Recreation Director will be a visionary leader who assesses our Parks and Recreation Department and who makes recommendations as to best practices with a goal to build the very best team in order to provide outstanding programs and events for the City of North Miami Beach.
The position entails performing a variety of complex professional and administrative work in planning, developing, scheduling, directing and implementing a year round, City-wide Parks and Recreation program. This position ensures compliance with applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures, and compliance with our RISE Service Standards, Exercises considerable initiative and independent judgment under broad policy guidance and direction of the Assistant City Manager.
Ideal candidates will have a bachelor's degree in Recreation, Leisure Service, Education, Physical Education or related field and a minimum of seven (7) years supervisory experience. Parks and Recreation Professional certification (CPRP). Florida and National Parks and Recreation Association membership a plus. Requires a valid Florida Driver's license.
As part of its mission to provide and promote a broad range of safe, enjoyable leisure and educational opportunities for our citizens, the Parks & R.E.C. Department offers a wide variety of programs for all ages. In addition to passive parks, open spaces, and tot lots, the department manages the City's public library, a bus transportation service, three swimming pools, four community centers, the... Arthur I. Snyder Tennis Complex, summer camps and after-school programs, and the Marjorie and William McDonald Center, a multi-purpose facility.
The department recognizes the importance of cultural enrichment in the lives of all citizens by providing festivals, musicals, concerts, and special performances in our 931-seat, state-of-the-art, North Miami Beach Performing Arts Theater. Other presentations and special events are offered at the Senator Gwen Margolis Amphitheater, an open-air facility behind our library, with grassy sloping knolls that seat 1,000.
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