Folsom has hired a new Community Development Director. Pam Johns, Associate Vice President of global planning engineering firm Michael Baker International, will take over September 6.
The City of Rancho Cucamonga is currently seeking a highly qualified candidate with strong leadership skills and work ethic; is self-motivated and generates a variety of program ideas; conducts his/herself in a professional manner; has the ability to work in a highly productive environment with high quality control expectations; has strong analytical and problem solving skills; possesses excellent communication and customer service skills. Under supervision of the Community Services Director, the Community Services Superintendent manages the planning, development, and implementation of a variety of recreation services including, but not necessarily limited to sports, special events, special needs, and general administration. This position serves as a member of the department management team, manages a large staff, special projects, and performs other high level functions.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Duties include but are not limited to: provide managerial direction to the Community Services Department; coordinate activities and projects with other divisions, departments, outside agencies, and the general public; provide complex staff assistance to the Community Services Director; exercise direct supervision over supervisory, professional, technical, and clerical staff; plan, direct, and supervise recreation programs. Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Department; identify resource needs; monitor the compliance of City and Department policies. Review requests for recreational services and programs; hire, train, supervise, and evaluate full-time recreation employees in office and on-site locations. Identify opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures. Prepare, administer and monitor the division budgets; forecast additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; direct the monitoring and approval of expenditures. Prepare and present staff reports and other necessary correspondence to the Park and Recreation Commission and City Council.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Education equivalent to Bachelor’s with major course work in recreation, public administration, or related field. Minimum five years increasingly responsible experience in recreation programming and facility management at the Supervisory level. A Master’s Degree is desirable. First aid and CPR will be required after 60 days of employment. Must be available to work nights and weekends as required.
All applicants are required to apply online at www.cityofrc.us. Closing date is 5:00 pm on Monday, June 19, 2017 or until a sufficient number of applications have been received.
*A written supplemental questionnaire is a required part of the application and a written examination will be conducted for the most qualified applicants.
Applications must be complete and demonstrate that the minimum qualifications are met. All statements made on the application are subject to investigation and verification. Resumes may be attached to completed application form as supplemental information, but will not be accepted in lieu of an official application form. Applications will be screened and the most qualified candidates who best match the needs of the City will be invited to compete further in the examination process. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will remain candidates until a final offer is accepted by the candidate who most closely meets the requirements of the City. The City may conclude that none of the candidates, even those who meet the minimum qualifications, are appropriate for the position.
First Interviews will be conducted on Thursday, June 29, 2017 and second interviews are currently scheduled for Thursday, July 13, 2017.