The Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation Department is home to 210 parks and facilities located on more than 21,000 acres of parkland throughout Mecklenburg County. The Recreation Facility Manager I position is located at our Marion Diehl Recreation Center which is situated on 82 acres of land and includes an outdoor playground, 1/4 mile paved walking trail, and coming soon: tennis center and an outdoor surface specialized for field hockey. The center features, multi purpose rooms, kitchen area, a full size gymnasium, 25 meter by 6 lane warm pool, 2.5 foot wading pool with zero depth entry area and locker rooms.
Incumbents will be responsible for the fiscal management, budget planning, implementation, execution and monitoring achievement of defined facility revenue and expenses goals; manage a staff of 9 individuals that may include maintenance, program and customer service staff; provide leadership by introducing new programs, equipment and facilities to staff members and the community; and perform other related duties.
Candidates should have a Bachelor's degree in Recreation Administration, Park and Recreation or related field along with a minimum of two years experience in recreation (programming) and supervision. Good oral and written communication skills and leadership skills.
Internal Number: 109653
About Mecklenburg County
Mecklenburg County was formed in 1762 from the western part of Anson County and the first official governmental action took place in February 1763.The North Carolina State Constitution approved in 1868 gave the citizens of all counties the right to elect a Board of County Commissioners to govern them.From 1868 to 1986, Mecklenburg County was governed by a five member board elected at-large. The first seven-member board took office in 1986 and in 1994, the first nine-member Board took office. Six members are elected by districts and three are ?elected at-large.Elections for the Board are held in November of even-numbered years. The Board takes office on the first Monday in December following the November election. A chairman and vice chairman are elected at the Board's first meeting in December.The Board's primary responsibilities are to adopt an annual budget, set a property tax rate and establish priorities to address the County's needs, especially in the areas of health, education, welfare and mental health.