Parks and Recreation Director

City of Frankfort
Frankfort, KY

Date Posted: 11/13/2018 11:35:03 AM


As Kentucky's Capital City, Frankfort is committed to preserving its unique history while taking a proactive approach to building its future. We promote an enhanced quality of life, work and play by providing professional services in a responsive, timely and compassionate manner that meets and exceeds expectations of all our citizens. Our employees enjoy a supportive work environment, offering work/life balance and a real opportunity to make a difference. Parks and Recreation Director, Frankfort, KY Full time position Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the general administration, development and direction of parks, recreation and historic sites programs for all groups and age and interest levels within the City, and for developing and maintaining the necessary physical facilities to make programs effective.

This position reports to the City Manager and manages 9 full time staff and approximately 300 seasonal and part-time employees. Key Responsibilities Include:

Work Experience Requirements: A minimum of five years of professional experience in parks and recreation administration. Graduate work in a related field will substitute for the experience on a year-for- year basis.

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, including courses in parks and recreation administration, supplemented by graduate work in parks and recreation. Additional experience will substitute for the college education on a year-for-year basis. Special Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid Commonwealth of Kentucky driver’s license.

Benefits: Employees receive a comprehensive benefits package including pension benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability insurance, paid leave, 401(k) and 457 options with an employer match, and tuition reimbursement. Please note that satisfactory completion of a drug test and background check is a condition of employment.

The City of Frankfort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Values Diversity.

Application Deadline: 12/14/2018

How to Apply Interested candidates should submit the following items by 4:00 p.m., Friday, November 30, 2018. •Cover letter •Resume •Fully completed City of Frankfort employment application Please submit all documents via the City of Frankfort’s website.

Kim White
HR Specialist

, KY
Phone: 502-875-8500