The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission is an award winning organization with over 5,000 employees that administer over 52,000 acres of stream valley parks, large regional parks, neighborhood parks and park-school recreation areas throughout Montgomery and Prince George's Counties. In Prince George's County we are also responsible for developing and delivering the County's public recreation programs.
The Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking dynamic, results driven, goal oriented individuals to fill two Division Chief positions for the Northern Area and Southern Area Parks Divisions. The incumbents will be responsible for coordinating, managing, and directing comprehensive parks programs and supporting recreation programs as well as managing park maintenance functions for over 100 developed park sites, regional parks, and neighborhood recreation centers.
Preferred candidates will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Considerable knowledge of park maintenance, recreation and leisure activities, personnel management, public relations, budget and finance.
Ability to solve complex problems, organize work efficiently, and make oral presentations.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strategic thinker, self-motivated and results driven.
Please Note: The salary range listed above represents the earning potential for this position. Salary is commensurate with experience.
1. Bachelor's degree in parks and recreation (master's degree preferred) or a related field and six years of highly responsible varied park and recreation experience including four years at a supervisory level; or
2. An equivalent combination of education and experience.
3. Valid Maryland driver's license or the ability to acquire one.
Internal Number: 14921, 14922
About The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Created in 1927, The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission embodies the vision of forward-looking community leaders who saw the need to plan for orderly development and protection of the natural resources in the two suburban counties bordering the District of Columbia. During the Commission's proud 80 plus years of existence, the population of the area it serves has increased to more than 1.6 million residents who inhabit a bi-county area of great economic, racial, ethnic and geographic diversity.The Commission's facilities, programs and responsibilities have constantly evolved and expanded to keep pace with the needs of this vibrant community. From assuming responsibility for the entire public recreation program in Prince George's County in the '70s, to building and strengthening ongoing regional business partnerships, the Commission has continued to plan, fund and deliver quality, innovative programs, facilities and services for over three-quarters of a century. M-NCPPC benefits the citizens of Montgomery and Prince George's Counties by Turning Visions Into Reality.