The City of Farmington is accepting applications for a Parks and Recreation Director. This position requires excellent communication and public relations skills. Responsibilities include supervision of personnel, budgeting, long/short term planning, project management, oversight of daily operations and marketing of the programs and offerings. The Parks and Recreation Director is accountable for managing and overseeing of all aspects of the parks, the Farmington Community Civic Center and Water Park as well as the Centene Center, a performing arts center. This position will perform supervisory responsibilities for recreation activities, facilities, and special events and work as a liaison to various recreational leagues. This position requires an individual with strong leadership capabilities and a willingness to work a flexible schedule.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Recreation and Park Administration, or closely related field, with 5 years of full-time work related to recreation.
Established more than 200 years ago, Farmington, Missouri, has become a burgeoning force in the Midwest region. The county seat for St. Francois County in beautiful Southeast Missouri, Farmington prides itself on a rich and very valued heritage, while at the same time experiencing continuous growth, both residentially and economically.
Whether you are in search of a home for your family, a location for an upcoming business venture, or interested in taking a relaxing vacation, Farmington is perfect for any lifestyle, interest, and taste.