The Executive Director is responsible for the overall administration and operations of the District. The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors. The Executive Director Job Description, which the Board may amend at any time in its sole discretion, describes the authority, duties, and qualifications for the position. A copy of the Executive Director Job Description may be obtained on the District’s website https://www.erbmrec.com. An application can be found on the District’s website at https://www.erbmrec.com/careers.
The District is located in Meeker, Colorado and serves approximately 4,000 residents. The District's recreation center is a state?of?the?art facility that includes a pool, fitness room, studio, and lounge. The District also offers recreation programs at other facilities, mainly school sites. The District owns or manages multiple parks owned by the Town of Meeker, and developed two parks that contribute additional active and passive recreational opportunities. The District provides two playgrounds, multiple sports fields, and an extensive trail system, as well as a wide variety of year-round recreational programming, athletics, and seasonal and special events for all ages.
The District currently has 20 full-time employees and 25 part-time employees. The District frequently works with surrounding agencies, such as the Bureau of Land Management, to provide additional recreational opportunities and activities within and outside its jurisdiction.
Hiring Range: $105,000.00 to $140,000.00 (depending on qualifications and experience) and a benefit package. Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance (Employee & Family), Employee Assistance Plan, PTO (Paid Time Off), Illness/Injury Leave, Holiday Pay, Bereavement Leave, PERA Pension Retirement, Family Membership to Recreation Center, Worker’s Compensation, Cell Phone Stipend
To be considered, submit the following:
Letter of intent
Completed ERBM Recreation and Park District application
All applications must be received by the Employers Council Recruiter, Richard DelaCastro, on or before 5:00 pm (MST) on DATE: December 22, 2023
The District has the right not to hire any of the applicants for the position, or to modify or terminate the hiring process at any time, in its sole discretion. Applicants are solely responsible for all costs incurred in connection with the application and selection process. Qualified individuals with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation for an evaluation at least three business days before the evaluation.
Mandatory Qualifications and Requirements:
Possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Parks and Recreation Administration or closely related field from a nationally accredited educational institution, and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in recreation programs and facility operations that include experience in coordinating, supervising and administering multi-program operations, or any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for excellent job performance;
Possess and maintain a valid Colorado Driver's License with good driving record;
Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects correctly;
Work a schedule that includes early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays;
Work well in a progressive, team-oriented environment;
Possess a positive attitude, and be a self-starter; and,
Ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language at a level adequate to perform the job.
Desired Qualifications and Requirements
Ability to read, write, speak and understand the Spanish language.