Sarasota County, one of the premier communities in Florida, is seeking a Director, Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources to oversee the planning of new parks and initiatives, administering the budget, strategic planning, increasing revenue streams, and building partnerships. Responsible for policies, procedures and operations of the Parks, Recreation & Natural Resources system (PRNR). Develops high performing employees, seeks opportunities for collaborations, and studies the needs of the community. Leverages Parks and Recreation services to achieve community health, economic and environmental sustainability.
Minimum qualifications include A Bachelor’s Degree in Parks & Recreation, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field and 10 years of progressively responsible related experience OR a Master’s Degree 8 years of experience. Six years of supervisory/management experience is required. Prefer CPRP.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits: We believe in work life balance and have excellent benefits including a state pension, medical and dental insurance, generous leave plan, training programs, wellness programs including a fitness center.
Mission/Value: Our mission is to be the most livable and best managed community in the country, providing quality services, programs and facilities that reflect the goals of the community. Our employees are committed to demonstrating our values: Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Quality, Teamwork and Trust.
About Sarasota: Sarasota has world-famous beaches, over 80 parks and 100 golf courses, and is known as the cultural capital of Florida with museums of art, theaters, an aquarium, botanical gardens and the annual international film festival. Unsurpassed beauty, rich cultural offering, diverse educational opportunities, wide-ranging recreational possibilities make Sarasota a great place to live and work!
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