General Manager
North of the River Recreation & Park District

North of the River Recreation and Park District is seeking a General Manager. The General Manager is the chief administrator of all District activities and the delegated representative of the Board of Directors and, in that capacity, is responsible to oversee the mission of the District to serve the diverse recreational needs of individuals and families, and to enrich the quality of life for all residents by providing park facilities, open space, recreation programs, and activities for all ages. The ideal candidate will be an experienced manager/administrator who is well versed in the management of an organization’s operations including finance, personnel, and long-range planning. Model candidates will be skilled in partnership building both inside the organization and with external stakeholders. Highly qualified candidates will be able to effectively manage within a public agency environment with numerous governmental policies and practices. Successful candidates will possess the ability to lead the organization through positive change. This collaborative, enthusiastic, and results-oriented leader will bring outstanding communication, interpersonal and consensus-building skills, and must be able to work cooperatively with the District’s management team and with the District’s Board of Directors who maintain a keen interest in the workings of the organization. A healthy sense of humor and an optimistic attitude will complement the District’s energetic and dedicated team.
Location: Bakersfield, California
Salary: Dependent upon experience and qualifications
Final filing date: January 16, 2023

Please make sure to have your Resume, Cover Letter, and List of References ready for upload before you start the application process. One combined document that includes all three items is preferred.