recreation superintendent resume example with 15+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Driven and well-respected leader, dedicated to the community, passionate about the growth, advancement and maintenance of high quality programs, parks, and facilities.

  • Community Minded & Active
  • Project Management
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Budget/Fiscal Management
  • Collaborative & Innovative
  • Program & Policy Administration
  • Presentation Facilitation
  • Partnership Development
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills
  • Engaging Customer Service
  • High Level of Integrity
  • Accessible & Responsive
  • Team Building & Mentorship
  • Programming & Facilities Management
Supervisors Management School, NRPA , Expected in 11/2012 Certificate : Operations Management And Supervision - GPA :
California State University - Chico Chico, CA Expected in 05/2005 Bachelor of Science : Recreation Administration - GPA :
  • Chico State Recreation Hospitality & Parks Society (2000-2005)
  • Resident Advisor (2002-2005)
  • PT Recreation Leader - Chico Area Recreation District (2000-2001)
Work History
City Of Missouri City - Recreation Superintendent
Missouri City, TX, 07/2012 - Current

Department Head leading 5 FTE and 20+ part-time and seasonal employees and volunteers serving a community of 35,000 residents annually.

  • Supported District Administrator and Board in various community outreach efforts regarding solidifying a $29.5M Bond, funding projects to improve and expand services. Currently assisting in the administration of bond projects
  • Wrote Prop 68 grant requesting $6 million in funding for Village Master Plan Project. Unfortunately grant was not approved
  • Successfully developed 3-year Capital Improvement Plan in 2014 leading to multiple facility and park renovations worth over $1.5M which lead to additional $1M spent on additional Capital Improvements over course of additional 3 years
  • Experience working with Architects, Foremen, Site Managers, Construction Management Firms (ICS), and Stakeholders. Developed good understanding of Public Bid Process, Plan Review, Developing Scope of Work, Change Orders, etc
  • Contract Management Experience in areas such as Janitorial, Park Police, Event Security, etc
  • Responsible for operation of full-time Recreation Based Preschool for 60 students, along with parent participation and supervision of Preschool Teacher
  • Experienced in working with the public, elected officials and media to form and maintain public and private partnerships
Charlotte County, Fl - Recreation Supervisor
Port Charlotte, FL, 07/2011 - 07/2012

Planned, directed, and supervised all recreation programs including Youth, Teens, Family, Active Adults, Outdoor Recreation, and all General Recreation.

  • Responsible for programming, budgets, staff training, marketing, community outreach, facility management, partnerships and development and implementation of more than 400 programs and 30+ annual special events
  • Developed Community Partner Policy and Contract process. Policy outlined contractual agreement requirements, process for obtaining permits, field & facility allocation process, and annual fee structure
  • Established Fair Oaks Youth Sports Coalition (FOYSC)
  • Responsible for developing annual budget implementing cost saving measures and promotional opportunities that increased membership and retention of participants
  • Produced program specific advertising and conducted market research to improve program quality and metrics overseeing all aspects of content, design, and distribution of quarterly program guides to all community
  • Designed and implemented New Employee Orientation Program
City Of Appleton - Recreation Coordinator
Appleton, WI, 11/2005 - 07/2011

Responsible for programming, budgets, staff training, marketing, community outreach, facility management, partnerships, development, and implementation of more than 400 programs and 30+ annual special events.

  • Special Events Lead when District took over the Fair Oaks Chicken Festival in 2007. The event started at 6,000 attendees and grew to 15,000+ by 2010. Event budget of $30,000+; 75 vendors; $10,000 in sponsorships; radio partnership with Mix96, Now100.5, KNCI105.1; two entertainment stages, etc
  • Established the Fair Oaks Youth Advisory Board (FOYAB). Program grew from 10 students to 35+ in 3 years. FOYAB is a self-governed Board of youth commissioners who's mission is to provide service to the Community of Fair Oaks through mentorship, fundraising, special events, and partnership building

Certified Park & Recreation Professional (CPRP) - NRPA

California Park & Recreation Society, District 2 Board of Directors

  • President (current)
  • President-Elect (2019/2020)
  • Vice President (2018/2019)
  • VP of Communications (2016-2018)
  • Youth & Teen Recreation Services Member (2009-2012)

California Park & Recreation Society Conference Planning Committee (2019)

  • Educational Sessions Development & Selection
  • Conference Volunteers Chair – 200+ volunteers
  • Presenter: Park & Facility Operations Solution Space Special Feature

Fair Oaks Chamber of Commerce Volunteer & Events Committee

  • Taste of Fair Oaks & Fair Oaks Fiesta Day

Fair Oaks Host Lions Club Member (2013 - 2020).

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School Attended

  • Supervisors Management School, NRPA
  • California State University - Chico

Job Titles Held:

  • Recreation Superintendent
  • Recreation Supervisor
  • Recreation Coordinator


  • Certificate
  • Bachelor of Science

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