Job Opportunity

Parks Director
San Mateo County

Date Posted:

August 13, 2019


$193,544 to $241,883


The County of San Mateo, California is currently recruiting a Parks Director to oversee the County’s 23 parks and recreation areas spanning over 16,183 acres. Reporting to the County Manager, the Parks Director oversees operations, resource management, and planning for the County’s parks system. With a budget of over $30 million and a staff of 71, the Director works closely with the County of San Mateo Parks Foundation, the Peninsula Open Space Trust, the Parks Commission, the Friends Groups, and many other partners and volunteers to meet the diverse recreational needs of County residents.


This position requires at least 5 years of responsible professional park management and development experience with at least 2 years of experience in a managerial capacity. Related education and areas of study will be reviewed in relation to the overall career experience of the candidate. The annual salary range for this position is $193,544 to $241,883.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to by September 16, 2019. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Ms. Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Recruitment brochure available at

Filing Deadline:

September 16, 2019

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