The Senior Services Manager serves as a member of the Recreation & Senior Services Department management team; manages, supervises and coordinates the programs, services and activities of the Senior Services Division including recreational programs, social services, special events, facility maintenance and operations. The ideal candidate will possess strong administrative skills with a passion for serving older adults and has demonstrated the ability to organize, manage and implement comprehensive senior services, recreation and leisure time activities and specialized events. Equally important is the need for a positive role model who fosters a strong sense of teamwork, collaboration, integrity and loyalty within the city, department and the community.
A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. Five (5) years of experience in the implementation of recreational and social services programs for senior citizens, including two (2) years of supervisory experience, combined with a bachelor’s degree in gerontology, recreation administration, public administration, social work or closely related field, and a California driver’s license is required. A Master’s degree is desirable.