Open Land, Parks & Recreation Director – City of Helena

Job Purpose
The work performed by this position involves the leadership, coordination and oversight of the Helena Parks and Recreation Department. The position is responsible to plan, direct, manage, and oversee the programs, activities and operations of the Department including Open Lands Management, Parks Maintenance, Recreation and Aquatics, Urban Forestry, Code Enforcement, and Bill Roberts Golf Course to coordinate assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex support to the City Manager.

License and/or Certificate Requirements
Must possess a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record at the time of hire and have the ability to obtain a valid MT driver’s license within six months of hire.

Minimum Qualifications
This position requires training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in parks administration, horticulture, landscape architecture, recreation administration, public administration or a related field. The position requires seven years of progressively responsible parks and recreation program experience including four years of management and supervisory experience. Experience in open lands and wildland urban interface oversight is desired.

Application Special Instructions

This application required the following documents be submitted:
– Cover Letter
– Resume/CV
– Copies of any applicable college diploma or transcripts, licenses and/or certifications

$42.72 – $51.93/hr Depending on Qualifications

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