Parks and Recreation Manager (19964302)

Sacramento/Metro Area
Until filled
$82,475.00-$113,691.00 Annually

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


5460 5th Street Rocklin, 95677


The City of Rocklin is accepting applications for a Parks and Recreation Manager. Under general direction from the Director of Parks and Recreation, the incumbent manages, directs, plans, develops and evaluates one or more of the department’s major program areas including park services, recreation, venue rentals and special events; develops, implements and evaluates department and division plans, policies, and procedures to achieve annual goals and objectives; develops and monitors division budgets;  manages, supervises, and coordinates the personnel and activities within assigned areas; provides highly complex assistance to the Director; ensures programs, events and activities are in compliance with federal, state and local mandates; performs related duties as assigned.

This is a management level classification with overall responsibility for managing all program activities within assigned areas; such as park planning and maintenance, special events and event tourism, recreation and sports programs, and facility and venue rentals.  Incumbents are expected to carry out the full realm of duties within their assigned function with limited supervision, utilizing initiative and exercising independent judgment.

Ideal Candidate

The minimum qualifications for this position is any combination of education and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities may be qualifying.  A typical way of gaining the knowledge and skills outlined below is:

•Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Public and/or Business Administration, Recreation Administration, Landscape Architecture or Horticulture, or a related field,


•Five (5) years of increasingly responsible local government experience in recreation or public administration, parks or landscape maintenance or a related field, including at least two (2) years of supervisory experience.


Medical/Retiree Health

A variety of plans are offered through CalPERS.  The City contributes up to $1,200 per month to active employees and eligible retirees, and the employee pays the difference.  Employees who retire prior to the Management Employees Resolution being repealed are guaranteed the City’s $1,200 per month contribution for retiree health.

Dental and Vision

City-paid for employee and dependents.

Leave Accruals

Management:  up to 80 hours per fiscal year

Sick Leave:  12 sick days per year

Vacation:  15 days first year, progresses up to 27 days based upon years of service

Holidays:  10 paid holidays per year

Retirement-CalPERS (In accordance with Public Employees’ Retirement Law)

2% @ 55 (Classic ) Employees:  Current CalPERS members or former CalPERS members without a break of service of more than 180 days.

2% @ 62 (PEPRA) Employees:  Hired on or after January 1, 2013 with no prior member-ship with a California public retirement system or not eligible for reciprocity.


Allowance of $36.54 per pay period.

Deferred Compensation

Rocklin offers optional programs for employee participation (457 plans).


  Life Insurance and AD&D:   City paid $50,000

  Long-Term Disability:  coverage is 60% of monthly salary up to $6,000/month.

Special Instructions

Please answer the supplemental questionnaire and submit it with your application and any necessary supporting documentations.

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