andrewsafb | Park Planning and Development Division Chief in Montgomery Village, MD

Park Planning and Development Division Chief

  • American Public Works Association
  • $89,145.00 - 35,370.00 / Year *
  • 9423 Merust Ln
  • Montgomery Village, MD 20886
  • Full-Time
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The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), a six-time recipient of the national Gold Medal for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management, is seeking an accomplished, results-oriented leader to serve as its . This upper-level management position oversees park planning, design and construction of park and recreation facilities, and the execution of major park improvements for Prince Georges County Department of Parks and Recreation and directs a 55-member staff, comprised of planners, architects, landscape architects, construction managers, and engineers, and manages an annual operating budget of $6 million and a capital budget of $500 million.

The Division Chief directly supervises six positions, including the Park Planning Program Manager, Park Development Program Manager, Project Manager III, CIP Manager, Administrative Supervisor, and Public Information Coordinator. The position reports to the Deputy Director of Administration and Development within the Department of Parks and Recreation.

Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelors Degree in Planning, Urban Planning, Recreation Planning, Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Construction Management or any related field, and have at least eight years of progressively responsible experience that includes substantive work in the relevant range of duties and responsibilities. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, which together total 12 years. The ideal candidate will have a passion for parks and recreation with considerable senior level management experience, exceptional communication skills, political savvy, and the aptitude and judgment to excel in a complex work environment that responds to a wide variety of stakeholders.

The salary range for this position is $93,036 - $159,201 annually. M-NCPPC offers an excellent benefits package that includes health insurance, leave programs, retirement benefits, and work-life balance programs.

Please complete an online application at Posting #11862. This position is open until filled; first review of resumes begins February 22. Springsted | Waters is assisting M-NCPPC with this search. For more information, please contact Sharon Klumpp at ...@springsted.com or 651-###-####.


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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.