The City of Reno has an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced individual who possess strong leadership, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to fill the position of Recreation Manager. The Recreation Manager is a service-oriented recreation professional who can exhibit successful resolution in addressing complex staff issues, experience in budget development/management and has a passion for programs and services that promote recreational programs, activities and events to our community.
The Recreation Manager will be responsible for managing, supervising, and coordinating the activities and operations of the assigned recreation programs and services within the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department. The individual selected will be responsible for aquatics programs, youth recreation programs, teen recreation programs, senior services recreation programs, league sports, golf programs, summer and holiday programs, before and after school programs and various special events; coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments and outside agencies.
Reno, the "Biggest Little City in the World", is the largest city in northern Nevada and the third largest in the state with a population of 241,455. The metropolitan area, with a total population of nearly 426,000, is located on the eastern slope of the majestic snow-capped Sierra Nevada Mountains at an elevation of 4,500 feet. Reno's location provides a temperate climate year round characterized by sunshine more than 80% of the year.
The surrounding area provides unlimited indoor and outdoor recreational activities. Within 35-minutes away lies spectacular Lake Tahoe and one of the largest concentrations of ski facilities in the world. Biking, camping, hunting, fishing, and mountain climbing are all available within minutes way from Reno. Reno's appeal is not just limited to recreation activities and entertainment. The highly rated educational system includes the University of Nevada, Reno, a Tier 1 university, with 21,000 students who provide a positive ambiance to the community's culture and diversity.
Reno also hosts many conferences and special events throughout the year, such as "Artown" (the largest single cultural event in America), Hot August Nights, the Balloon Races and the Air Races.
The region's major industries include gaming, outdoor recreation, retail sales, technology, tourism, transportation, and warehousing. With an increasingly diversified economy, the region is strategically located along major transportation links. The enviable situation of no corporate or personal income tax also adds to the attractiveness and appeal of the City of Reno. One of the world's largest industrial park lies just east of Reno, attracting the famous Tesla Motors' Gigafactory and Switch's SuperNAP-the world's largest data center.
Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training:
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation, public administration, business administration, or a related field preferred.
Experience: Six years of increasingly responsible recreation experience, including two years of administrative and supervisory experience.
License or Certificate: Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license. NRPA Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) or Certified Park & Recreation Executive (CPRE) preferred.
Additional Salary Information: The annual salary range is $100,139 to $121,719 with the newly hired individual is expected to come in at or near the beginning of the range.
If you BELIEVE in a healthy workplace where trust, mutual respect, communication, and providing an excellent level of service to our citizens is important, come join our team. Our approximately 1,200 City of Reno employees come to work every day dedicated to creating a community that people are proud to call home. The Biggest Little City in the World is becoming a vibrant university town known f...or our outdoor activities, special events, arts and culture, and innovative industries. The Reno City Council has identified the following strategic priorities to focus where the City's financial resources, service delivery, staffing, and infrastructure development should be dedicated: Thriving Downtown and University District, Vibrant Neighborhoods and Public Places, Well-Managed Growth, Strong Financial Condition, and Efficient and Dependable Business Environment.The City of Reno is an exciting and wonderful place to work whether you're just starting out in your career or an experienced professional in your field. Come build your career with the City of Reno.