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Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation - Farmers Branch, TX
Title:Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation - Farmers Branch, TX
Farmers Branch, Texas, is an extraordinary community with a small-town feel and big-city convenience. Centrally located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, more than 33,000 people call Farmers Branch home. The City of Farmers Branch is a home rule city operating under a Council-Manager form of government. The City Council consists of the Mayor and five City Council members. The City has almost 425 full-time employees, an annual operating budget of $107 million. Farmers Branch prides itself on the extensive maintenance and landscaping of its 27 award-winning parks and offers a variety of amenities and attractions, including world-class athletic fields, walking trails, public artwork, picnic pavilions, playgrounds, and much more.

The City is seeking an experienced, dedicated, and customer service-focused Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation. Under the direction of the Director of Parks and Recreation, the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation provides direction and management of Parks and Recreation personnel. This position develops, recommends, and implements revenue enhancements, operational policy, and grant opportunities in coordination with staff and leads contracts and budget preparation and marketing efforts. The Recreation Superintendent and the Senior Center Manager report directly to the Assistant Director.

The selected candidate must hold a bachelor's degree in parks and recreation administration, business administration, public administration, or a related field and have at least five years of progressively responsible municipal or local government experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills will be considered.
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