The Sunrise Recreation and Park District
“Creating Community Through People,
Parks, and Programs”
Offers an Outstanding
Final Filing Date:
Vision: “We Create Community Through People, Parks and Programs”
District: The Sunrise Recreation and Park District is a dependent special district of Sacramento County located in the northeast section of the County. The District offers parks, recreation and community services to a 27 square mile area with a population of 156,000. An Advisory Board of Directors appointed by the County Board of Supervisors governs the District.
The District currently administers 40 parks and open space sites, a nine hole golf course, historic home, 2 aquatic facilities, and 3 community centers. The District continues to develop a park and recreation system servicing the residential population. Community partnerships are important in the program service delivery.
Position: Superintendent of Parks and Facilities
Under general direction, to plan, organize, manage, and supervise the operation, maintenance and development of District Parks and Facilities: to perform long range capital improvement planning: to develop and administer the Division Budget; to prepare and open bids: to inspect contracted construction projects; to respond to problems, citizen concerns, and emergencies: and to do related work as required.
This position has management oversight of 12 full-time staff, 16 seasonal and part-time staff. The Division includes operations, maintenance, and development of the District’s Parks and Facilities. The Division operating budget for 2002-03 is $2,073,000 with an additional $4,155,000 in capital improvements. The District is looking for someone to “create community” in the Sunrise Recreation and Park District by strengthening community image and sense of place, fostering human development, promoting health and wellness, supporting economic development, and facilitating community problem solving. The ideal candidate possesses skills in the following Core Competency areas- Leadership, Communication, Partnership and Coalition Building, Outcome-driven Management, Resource Development, Research and Evaluation and Strategic Thinking.
This is a top-level management position, responsible for directing the operation, maintenance, and development of the District’s Park and Facilities. It also has responsibility for capital improvement planning and short and long-range development.
Completion of specialized educational training in landscape, parks, building, and facility planning, development, construction, and maintenance is highly desirable. Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in the maintenance, development, and construction of parks, community buildings, and recreation facilities, preferably including two (2) years in a management or supervisory position. Possession of a valid and current California Driver’s License.
Candidate selection will be based on application and resume most pertinent to this position. The final selection process will include, but is not limited to, a written exercise and oral interview.
How to Apply
Applicants must use a
Sunrise Recreation and Park District
Call (916) 725-1585
Final Filing Date
District application with resume must be received at the address above
by 5:00 PM, August 8, 2003
No postmarks accepted
Salary and Benefits
Salary: $4,532 – 5,509 per month
Retirement: Membership in the Sacramento County Retirement System. Reciprocity with Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).
Insurance: District provides life insurance, health and dental coverage.
Vacation, Holidays and Sick Leave: The Board of Directors has adopted a competitive leave policy.
Deferred Compensation: A non-contributory deferred compensation 457 plan is available.
The Sunrise Recreation and Park District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans With Disability Act, the District will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with employer.