The City of Banning, CA is seeking a Parks and Recreation Director. The ideal candidate will be an innovative and collaborative leader with a strong work ethic; possessing strategic awareness and a sense of vision, a cooperative spirit, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and strong political and business acumen. The new Director will have an engaging management style with a successful track record of creating and implementing creative and nontraditional approaches to challenges while maintaining energy and enthusiasm within the department. The successful candidate shall have expertise in the areas of recreation and parks management, budget administration, and the ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with City Council, regional and business partners, surrounding cities, governmental agencies, staff and the community, through open and respectful dialogue. The City seeks someone who is responsive and approachable, has excellent public relations skills, and a candidate that can demonstrate the ability to work positively and effectively with staff, develop talent, promote positive morale and develop a team-oriented working environment.