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ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District was formed on May 21, 1962, as an independent special district, and currently the boundaries encompass approximately 28 square miles (18,028 square acres).

The District provides exceptional service, innovative programming, and diverse community experiences that enhance the quality of life enjoyed by El Dorado Hills residents. The District also presents numerous annual special events. Providing these exceptional services takes a highly skilled workforce, with a total of 35 full-time employees throughout the organization. Part-time employees expand the workforce by 35 to more than 110 seasonal employees during peak season. The current annual operating budget for the District exceeds $11.5 million. Over the next 10 years, the District is projected to invest heavily in capital projects. For more information about El Dorado Hills Community Services District, visit the website:  www.edhcsd.org

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Assistant General Manger (AGM) is an exempt, at-will position and serves at the pleasure of the General Manager. The AGM role is a new position at the District and will be a critical member of the District’s Management Team. The AGM receives administrative direction from the General Manager.

The AGM will plan, direct, manage, and evaluate the operations and activities of the Planning Division, Recreation Division, and the Parks Division through subordinate managers and staff. The AGM will be responsible for successfully implementing strategic plan goals and using the District’s Master Plan to guide projects for parks, recreation, and open space programming and development.

In addition to oversight responsibility for the District’s year-round recreational programs and activities, as well as management of 29 parks, facilities, and open-space, there are several high profile in-progress and upcoming projects that include:

  • Development of newly acquired parkland known as the Central El Dorado Hills Park
  • Powerline Bike Trails
  • Silver Dove Bike Park
  • Peter Bertelsen Memorial Park Renovation
  • Stephen Harris Park Renovation

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate for the position of Assistant General Manager will be an experienced professional with a strong background in planning and/or parks and recreation with outstanding judgment, management skills, and integrity. The ideal candidate will be well versed in applicable federal, state, and local laws including relevant laws affecting planning, zoning, and land development. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable record of successful project implementation which includes significant responsibility for project planning and oversight.

Education and Experience

The Assistant General Manager will possess a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with major coursework in business or public administration, finance, park and recreation administration/management, or a closely related field. Coursework in urban, regional, or environmental planning is desirable. Further, a master’s degree in these areas is desirable but not required.

Additionally, the Assistant General Manager will possess four (4) years of increasingly responsible administrative or professional experience in parks and recreation or community services programs of which two (2) years should be in a management capacity. Lastly, possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid class C California Driver’s license is required.

Supplemental Information:

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this is. In addition to a complete application, interested applicants should submit a compelling cover letter and/or statement of qualifications and comprehensive resume. Please note however, a resume will not be accepted in lieu of an official application. The application must be completed in its entirety. All required documents must be attached to the application; missing documents may be submitted before the final filing date. Human Resources will not accept documents after the final filing date.

Inquiries are welcomed to the Human Resources Manager, Elise Hardy, at 916-614-3238. This District is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates and embraces diversity in the workplace. As such, we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Applicants will be screened against the minimum qualifications and then the desired qualifications. Those who qualify may be further screened to identify the most qualified candidates.

The selected candidate must pass a LiveScan background check prior to appointment. This job classification may require a pre-employment medical screening which includes testing for drugs; a positive test may result in revocation of an employment offer.

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