Director of Parks, Recreation and Forestry
Chippewa Falls Parks and Recreation and Forestry

Job Description
The City of Chippewa Falls (Pop. 14,405) is accepting applications for the Director of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry. Responsibilities include:

  • Supervising the administration and work of the department and overseeing approximately 100 full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees
  • Developing recreation activities and services
  • Establishing a program for use of volunteers
  • Promoting and coordinating fundraising by businesses, organizations and individuals to contribute to department facilities and services
  • Advising in the acquisition, planning, design, construction, and maintenance of recreation and park facilities
  • Directing and controlling accounts for the expenditures and revenues of department funds
  • Keeping informed of laws, regulations, and current developments affecting the department
  • Interpreting recreation service to the public including participating in community meetings and organizational planning.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Park and Recreation Administration and a minimum of five years related experience/training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualified candidate must have strong supervisory management skills; possess excellent written and oral communication abilities; be proficient with the use of Microsoft Office Products; and possess sound analytical and reasoning aptitude

Salary/Salary Range
$58,972.79 - $70,767.35 dependent upon qualifications

How to Apply
To view qualifications and obtain application materials, click here
To be considered, the applicant must submit letter of interest, resume and application to:
City of Chippewa Falls
Attn: Human Resources
30 W. Central Street
Chippewa Falls, WI 54729 
or email to [email protected]. Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2021 and continue until position is filled.

Closing Date
March 5, 2021

Date Posted
January 6, 2021