Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services Division Manager

City of San Jose, California

San José, CA is a unique place, playing a vital economic and cultural role within North America. San José is fortunate to be the largest and most urban city within Silicon Valley, known for the nation’s largest number of leading innovative companies. San José is also home to an energetic, talented, and diverse population and is located within the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area with an abundance of good weather. The City’s Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services (PRNS) Team is currently seeking a Division Manager to oversee the Recreation services section of the Recreation and Community Services (RCS) Division. The ideal candidate will be someone with initiative and a balance of technical skills and personal attributes, capable of leading a large, creative, and diverse division toward established goals. He or she will have direct experience and possess a large breadth of prior responsibility in recreation services and have experience with a broad range of programs. A manager with good leadership skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, who is politically savvy, yet apolitical, and hard-working but fun, will be ideal. At minimum, the qualified candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree in the areas of recreation, leisure, sociology, or other closely related fields, and have six (6) years of progressively responsible directly related experience, including three (3) years of supervisory experience. Candidate must possess a valid California driver’s license. The annual salary range for this position is up to $157,657, and will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. The City also offers an excellent benefits package. If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at to apply online. Please contact Mr. Joel Bryden at (916) 784-9080, should you have any questions. Filing Deadline: September 8, 2017


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