This is a senior management position responsible for executing the community's recreation, parks, cultural arts operations and programming. This position is held accountable to execute the City's comprehensive and strategic goals, objectives, operations, programs, policies, and procedures related to planning and directing the programming, facility operations, maintenance and infrastructure development for parks, recreation and cultural arts.
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university with major course work in recreation, parks, administration or closely related field; a minimum of ten year’s work experience in recreation and parks at a supervisory, administrative capacity with five years management experience. General understanding of public construction project methods and management required.
About City of Ocala Recreation & Parks
At Ocala Recreation and Parks, we endeavor to provide you with experiences uniquely yours in safe places and spaces that captivate and inspire; where strangers become friends and friends become a family we call community; where little boys and girls dream of mighty achievements and their families and neighbors are their biggest fans; where the song of the swing set, the roaring of the crowd and the rustling of the leaves all blend into a sweet symphony; where time and troubles slip away into smiles and laughter. At Ocala Recreation and Parks we endeavor to ensure the memories you make with us here today will be treasured stories you share with your family, friends, children and grandchildren tomorrow. We look forward to sharing this journey with you.
The Ocala Recreation and Parks Department has a variety of programs and services to meet your leisure service needs. We have programs for the young and the young-at-heart; programs for those who enjoy being active and for those who just want some down-time; programs for guys and gals of all ages! We have indoor programs. We have outdoor programs. We can guide you or you can guide yourself. This is your time - and you are the star! Make it meaningful. We invite you, Ocala, to Come Out & Play.