Glynn County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Recreation and Parks Manager. Reporting to the Director of Community Services, the Recreation and Parks Manager is responsible for the strategic direction of operations and activities and leadership of staff in providing quality facilities and services to the community.
Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Parks & Recreation Administration or closely related field is required. A Master’s degree is preferred. Education must be supplemented by six (6) years previous experience and/or training that includes progressively responsible parks/recreational facility management, recreational/athletic program management, budget management, personnel supervision, public relations, community relations and general management; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Possession of Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) certification or Certified Park and Recreation Executive (CPRE) is an advantage. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
Salary is commensurate with experience within the hiring range of $65,350 - $84,954. Glynn County offers employees an excellent benefit package, which includes health, prescription drug plan, life and long-term disability coverage at a low cost to employees and dependents. Supplemental coverage is available through a flex benefits program. Glynn County also provides an onsite wellness clinic which provides primary, preventive and wellness care at no cost to employees covered by the County’s health insurance plan. Pension is funded through a defined benefit plan and deferred compensation is offered. The Manger also receives cell phone allowance and a county vehicle is assigned to this position for operation in the performance of duties.
Interested applicants should visit Glynn County’s Employment Opportunities page on our website at http://glynncounty.org/jobs.aspx. Applicants must complete an application and submit a compelling cover letter and résumé highlighting related background, education and experience to the Glynn County Human Resources Department. An electronic version of all submittals is strongly encouraged and should be sent to email@example.com.
Glynn County is located along the Atlantic coast in southeastern Georgia, midway between Savannah, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida. The county was created in 1777, from 423 square miles of land formerly held by Creek Indians. Glynn County is named for John Glynn, a member of the British Parliament who once held the position of Sergeant of London. Brunswick, the county seat and the county’s o...nly municipality, was named in honor of England’s King George, who was of the House of Brunswick. The area ranks as one of the top tourist destinations in the nation. Known as “The Golden Isles”, the county’s mainland is surrounded by barrier islands including Jekyll Island, Saint Simons Island and Sea Island. Featuring 207 holes of golf, as well as beautiful beaches on the islands, this coastal location is a haven for residents and visitors alike.Glynn County is easily accessible via Interstate-95, US Route 17, US Route 82 & US Route 341, as well as two airports (Brunswick Golden Isles Airport and McKinnon Saint Simons Island Airport).Glynn County Government serves a population of approximately 79,626. The county operates under the commissioner-administrator form of government. The County provides a full range of services extending beyond those provided by many other counties in Georgia. Services provided include public safety (police and fire protection, emergency management, animal control and jail operations); the construction and maintenance of highways, streets and infrastructure; zoning and code enforcement; court-related functions; recreational activities and cultural events; tax appraisal and administration; general administrative services; and outside agency support. In conjunction with the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce, the Golden Isles Convention & Visitors Bureau, and the Brunswick-Glynn County Development Authority, the Board of Commissioners adopted a Shared Vision Statement for Glynn County—“Working together to make Brunswick and the Golden Isles an exceptional place in Georgia to live, work and visit by strengthening our communities and enhancing the quality of life.”