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. This position is a part of the Park Operations Division that services all parks in the County. Parks in Mecklenburg County come in all shapes and sizes ranging from small neighborhood parks to large district parks.
This position will have a flexible work schedule that includes evenings and weekends as needed and will be located out of our Central Administrative Office Building (Alleghany Street). The incumbent will manage a team of 6 part-time employees.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Experience: Three years of experience in recreational programming Education: Bachelor's degree in Park and Recreation Administration, Health and Physical Education, or a related field. Equivalent Experience for Education Accepted? Yes Licenses and Certifications: North Carolina or South Carolina Driver’s License. Must be able to obtain and maintain a County Operator’s Permit.
Bachelor's degree Sports Management, Business Administration or closely related field.
Athletic facility knowledge helpful
Knowledge of contract and vendor management
Good computer and excellent communication skills
Internal Number: 109976
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.