Recreation & Senior Services Director

City of Newport Beach | Newport Beach, CA

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Posted Date 4/29/2022

Salary: $157,437.54 - $236,145.00 Annually


Candidates are required to attach a cover letter,  resume, and written supplemental exercise* along with a completed on-line application in order for the application package to be considered complete.
*For the written supplemental exercise, applicants are to prepare a memo addressed to City Manager Grace Leung outlining their approach, in the COVID-19 recovery environment, to developing the FY 2022-23 budget for the City of Newport Beach, including the top three priorities the City should be focused on.  The memo should be written in Arial font 12 point and no more than three (3) single-spaced pages in length.  

Candidates deemed the most qualified as reflected in their application package will be invited to an assessment, tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, June 8, 2022. 
Essential Duties

Please view online job specification for a more detailed description of specific job duties.   


Please view online job specification for a more detailed description of specific qualifications. 

Experience & Education and License/Certificate

A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience: Seven years of increasingly responsible professional level public and Recreation and Senior Services experience, including at least three years of management and supervisory experience.
Education: Completion of coursework leading to a bachelor's degree in recreation administration, public administration or a closely related field. A master's degree in public administration or a related field is desirable.
License/Certificate: Due to the performance of some field duties which require the operation of a personal or City vehicle, a valid and appropriate California driver's license and an acceptable driving record are required.
Please Note: Candidates deemed most qualified, as reflected in their application materials, will be invited to continue in the recruitment process. The prospective candidate must successfully complete a thorough background review, including being fingerprinted by the Newport Beach Police Department. The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature, date, surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.
Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of Newport Beach Employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.


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Local Government
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