The City of Gulfport, located on the beautiful Gulf Coast of Mississippi, is seeking an experienced professional for the Director of Leisure Services. Incumbent will direct all operations of the parks, and recreational facilities, which includes a sportsplex, marina and special events. This positon requires strong management, operational, planning, project management, capital improvement and departmental budgeting experience.
Bachelor’s degree in parks management, public administration or related field required. Master’s degree preferred. Minimum of seven to eight years of experience in the areas of parks, recreation, special events, including at a minimum of five years supervisory experience, or a combination of education and experience may be substituted.
The City of Gulfport is located on the beautiful Mississippi Gulf Coast and is the second largest city in the State, serving a population of over 70,000 residents. Gulfport is a thriving tourist destination of casino resorts, golf courses, deep sea excursion and 26 miles of sandy white beaches.
Salary commensurate with experience and offered with an excellent benefits package. If you are interested in this outstanding opportunity, please complete an online application, along with submitting a resume to at http://www.gulfport-ms.gov/employment.shtml