The employee benefits package includes two defined benefit retirement plans fully funded by the County and a deferred-compensation plan with a match on the first 6% contributed. We also offer three medical plans including two high deductible plans, dental, vision, two flexible spending accounts, and supplemental plans. Full-time employees are also offered life insurance (2X annual salary) paid by the County, paid vacation/sick leave, 14 paid holidays, LTD and tuition reimbursement.
4 Year Degree
We are looking for a qualified, spirited candidate to join and provide leadership for our team at Smithville Lake as Director of Parks and Recreation. The Director exercises operational and managerial control of parkland, golf course, historic sites, marina operations, and serves as the United States Army Corp of Engineers liaison, etc. They will also ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of various department programs and staff in the department’s subdivision.
A background that includes a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in parks and recreation, public administration, program management or a related field, and five years increasing responsibility in parks and recreation administration. A Master’s Degree is preferred as is a Designation as a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP), Playground Maintenance and Safety Inspector, and/or Turf Management Training.
The ideal candidate will possess experience in operation of a public parks and recreational systems, principles and concepts of design engineering and architecture for Parks, and environmental and conservation principles.