The City of Rancho Cucamonga is not your average public agency employer. We have evolved from the antiquated civil service government employment of the past. Our driving staff force, known as Team RC, embodies a culture of innovation and collaboration. We believe that our employees are the best representation of our values and we strive to be on the cutting edge of diversity, inclusion, and technology.
When you join Team RC, whether you're front-and-center or behind-the-scenes, you can rest assured that your work makes an impact in the community you serve. Our enthusiasm for public service and our commitment to continuous learning helps Team RC focus on what really matters.....service and people.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING HERE AT TEAM RC:
Does the idea of providing exceptional experiences and meaningful connections to create a world-class community for the Rancho Cucamonga community intrigue you? Do you like challenging the norm? Are you interested in learning about Recreation as a business to meet the needs of the community? Are you a highly motivated, creative, outside-of-the-box thinker who gets excited by continual improvement? Do you strive for excellence and desire to be part of a team looking to enhance a great municipal organization? Do you want to be a part of an innovative, results-oriented, and flexible organization? When leading a team do you believe in accountability, integrity, empathy, risk-taking, and inspiring others? If you answered YES to the questions above, please consider this fantastic opportunity to work for the City of Rancho Cucamonga!
This position might be perfect for you if you are:
1. Emotionally Intelligent
5. A Risk Taker
6. A Problem Solver
7. A Stronger Listener and Communicator
8. A Visionary
9. A Motivator
10. Able to Hold Self and Others Accountable
You'll be responsible for:
This position is one of two leadership superintendent positions, Facility Management and Program/Services Management. Currently, this position oversees Special Events, Community Outreach/Sponsorships, Senior, Special Needs, Volunteers, Youth, Sports, Sports Advisory Committee, and Contract Classes. Based on selected candidates’ skill sets, department reorganization is a possibility. Immediate projects ahead for this position will include planning the future of special events, developing a sustainable sponsorship program, developing a sustainable cost-recovery model to support subsidized programs and services, and assessing current programs and services, and recommending how to move forward after COVID-19.
RECRUITMENT SCHEDULE: Application Deadline: Monday, December 20, 2021 Potential Panel Interview: Monday, January 10, 2022 (virtual interview)
2nd Interview: Thursday, January 20, 2021 (in-person)
Anticipated Start Date: Monday, February 14 or 28, 2021 **All dates are subject to change at the discretion of the personnel officer**
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation administration, public administration or business administration, or a related field is preferred. Five years of increasingly responsible recreation program experience including two years of supervisory and administrative responsibility.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Operational characteristics, services and activities of a comprehensive recreation program; principles of municipal budget preparation and control; principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation; pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations; modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment; modern principles and practices of recreation program development and administration; recent developments, current literature and sources of information related to recreation services, planning and administration; public relations principles and techniques; manage and coordinate the work of supervisory, technical and clerical personnel; organize, direct and implement recreation programs suited to the needs of the community; elicit community and organizational support for recreation programs; ensure program compliance with Federal, State and local rules, laws regulations; select, supervise, train and evaluate staff; perform responsible and difficult work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative; understand the organization and operation of the City and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities; interpret and apply administrative and department policies and procedures; coordinate and compile information and statistics into complete records and reports; operate and use modern office equipment including a computer; work cooperatively with other departments, City officials and outside agencies; analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work including a variety of City and other government officials, community groups, and the general public.
APPLICATION PROCESS All applicants are required to apply online at www.cityofrc.us/rcjobs. The closing date is 5:00 pmon Monday, December 20, 2021, or until a sufficient number of applications have been received.
The City of Rancho Cucamonga is a forward-looking, progressive organization, dedicated to the delivery of superior service to all those who live, work and play in our community. We call our workforce TeamRC and our shared vision is to exceed the expectations of those we serve in an environment of employee excellence and innovation, empowered by leadership, opportunity and a collaborative spirit. One of the safest cities in the country, our community is a highly desirable place to live, work, and play. Situated at the base of the picturesque San Gabriel Mountains, Rancho Cucamonga is home to almost 172,000 people. Amongst its many amenities are an award-winning senior and community center, the Victoria Gardens Cultural Center, and the Victoria Gardens Regional Shopping Center.