Director of Parks and Recreation

  • TOWN OF PROSPER, TEXAS
  • 250 W. First Street, Prosper, Texas
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $118,249.48 - $153,724.32 Annually USD

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

THE POSITION

The Director of Parks and Recreation manages, directs, supervises and coordinates various recreation programs and special events for the Town of Prosper. This includes maintenance of all parks, fields and facilities, supervision of parks employees, and creation and management of the department's annual budget. This position requires short and long range vision and planning that will align the departmental goals with those of the Council and Citizens of Prosper.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
The ideal candidate for this position will be a dynamic planner with a passion for community development and park planning. Experience with master planning, developing Parks and Recreation facilities, and at least five years of experience in Parks and Recreation. As a leader of a large department, leadership and management skills that exemplify the Town's values will be highly sought after.

ABOUT THE TOWN OF PROSPER

Located within the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area in Collin and Denton Counties. Prosper is 35 miles due north of downtown Dallas and has a land area of approximately 27 square miles located along US 380. Prosper's population is currently over 30,000 with a total buildout projection of 72,000 residents.

BENEFITS
The Town of Prosper offers a competitive benefits package for all employees, which includes:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Texas Municipal Retirement System
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Ten Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Longevity Pay
  • Wellness Program


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five (5) or more years of experience in Parks and Recreation.
  • Three (3) or more years of supervisory experience required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation Administration, public administration, or related field.


ADDITIONAL DETAILS

ABOUT TEAM PROSPER

Job Address

250 W. First Street, Prosper, Texas 75078 United States View Map