Parks & Recreation Manager Park Development & Projects

  • Full Time
  • Waco

Website City of Waco

Parks & Recreation Manager Park Development & Projects


City of Waco


Salary: See Position Description


Job Number: 2023-01011


Location: Waco, TX


Department: Parks & Recreation


Job Type: Full Time






• Make a difference in the lives of real people every day

• Full range of benefits including health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance

• Retirement plan with 2 to 1 City match

• Education Assistance Program

• Longevity Pay

• Wellness Program including access to fitness facilities

• Attractive time-off package including vacation, sick leave, and 12 paid holidays

• And more


Minimum starting salary is $71,215.79 depending on qualifications


A professional, dynamic, organized, effective communicator with public sector experience. Our ideal candidate will oversee design and construction projects, manage park development and park improvement, create financial strategies, and oversee property acquisition.




• Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation, Business or Public Administration, or a related field

• Five years of public sector program/project management experience

• OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License




• Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, Project Management, or Urban Planning is preferred.


Under basic supervision, manage the Park Development & Projects Division of the Parks and Recreation Department. Lead planning and asset management; oversee design and construction projects; manage park development and inventory; create financial strategies for park development, improvement, and property acquisition; manage relations with governmental agencies.


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The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.


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