Director of Recreation and Parks
Amherst County is seeking an energetic and visionary recreation professional to head our Department of Recreation and Parks. The Director of Recreation and Parks plans, organizes, directs and supervises recreation and cultural development programs for the residents of and visitors to Amherst County. This position works closely with the Director of Public Works to ensure that Amherst County’s lakes, parks and recreational facilities are safe and well maintained with increased utilization and enjoyment by the community. The position also serves as a liaison to and champion for special events, tourism and cultural development activities within the county.
A bachelor’s degree with significant coursework in recreational sciences, physical education or a related field and extensive experience in organized recreational program administration is required. A master’s degree in a recreation, business or public administration field is preferred.
To apply for the position, please submit a resume in Indeed using the link below:
Resumes submitted by January 15, 2021 will be given first consideration. The salary range starts at $59,373 and is negotiable depending on experience. This position is open until filled. EOE