Parks and Recreation Director

City of Antioch

The City of Antioch is the second largest municipality in Contra Costa County with a population of 113,000; the City offers endless outdoor activities and is a thriving business hub.  Antioch is one of the few Bay Area communities with diverse and reasonably priced housing.  The Parks and Recreation Director manages a budget of $4.5 million and supervises 9 full-time staff plus approximately 200 seasonal staff.

The ideal candidate will be a hands-on parks and recreation professional who enjoys the challenge of working in a lean, fast-paced environment with a focus on delivering results for a diverse community. The new director will have the opportunity to engage the public in the design of future facilities and programs. A Bachelor’s degree in recreation, business or public administration or a related field, plus five years of management and/or administrative experience in parks and recreation supervision or closely related field is required.

Salary range goes up to $167,144; city also provides 5% deferred compensation contribution; salary is supplemented by an attractive benefits package.  Visit for a detailed brochure and to apply online. Closes Sunday, October 4, 2020.

Suzanne Mason  ·  562.631.2500 
Teri Black  ·  424.296.3111