The City of San Jose, CA is seeking a Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhood Services Director. The next PRNS Director will continue to lead and support the department through its Core Services and Strategic Support function:
• Community Facilities Development – Create uniquely San José places that foster relationships with people and nature and offer a civic presence.
• Parks Maintenance and Operations – Ensuring the proper maintenance and operation of City parks and open space and providing opportunities for City residents and visitors to play, learn, and socialize.
• Recreation and Community Services – Through recreation, promote play and health, strengthen communities, and enrich lives.
• Strategic Support – Budget and Financial Management Services, Contracting Services, Employee Services, and Marketing and Public Information.
The next PRNS Director will be joining a highly engaged team with a diverse portfolio of programs from recreation programming to landscaping and maintenance activities, as well as the management of park rangers, with the primary focus on “Building Community Through Fun!” This inspiring leader and manager will set the vision and foundation for the department to engage with the community by providing programming and outreach opportunities that address the interests and needs of various areas and demographics—ensuring equitable resource deployment city-wide.