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Chief, Departmental Operations-Parks & Recreation Development

County of San Diego

San Diego, CA United States

How to Apply
URL: https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/hr/
Email: bryan.faircloth@sdcounty.ca.gov
Other: https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/hr/

County of San Diego- Department of Parks and Recreation


(Job Class: Chief, Departmental Operations)

The Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) of the County of San Diego is seeking applications and résumés from qualified individuals for Chief, Parks Development (official class title Chief, Departmental Operations). The selected candidate for this exceptional unclassified management position will be a strategist and innovator who strives for continuous improvement and results. This position will be responsible for providing leadership and oversight over one of two regions in DPR's Parks Development Division.

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The ideal candidate for Chief, Parks Development thrives in a fast-paced, high profile, and demanding environment; possesses depth and breadth of experience in park development, design, engineering, and construction management; and is highly skilled in the disciplines of strategic planning, project-management, negotiation, attention to detail, timeline completion, and budget management. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be solution-oriented individual responsible for ensuring excellent customer service and working collaboratively with stakeholders.


  1. Complete the online application at www.sandiegocounty.gov/hr; select Current Job Postings, Job Number 21092709UPRD
  2. Attach your current résumé and cover letter
  3. Attach a copy of your college degree, final transcript, or foreign studies equivalency certificate (if education was obtained outside the U.S.)

This recruitment closes on October 25, 2021. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for consideration.

Experience Level
Mid II (4-8 years)
AICP Level
Parks, Open Space, and Recreation Planning
Salary Range
$115,000 to $123,000 per year

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