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Community Services Director

Location : Lecanto
Job Type : Regular
Reference Code : 11048358
Compensation : 85000.00 - 112039.00 USD/YEAR
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : Bachelors degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :













Oversee and direct the management and operations of Community Services. The position is responsible for planning, directing, budgeting and evaluating the services provided by the Divisions of Library, Parks and Recreation, Support Services, Housing, Animal Services, Transit Services, Extension Services and Veteran Services. The position researches and formulates long range goals for the organization; develops policy and position papers and negotiates with chief administrative officer and/or elected officials. 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


  • Supervises staff, hiring, training, directing, monitoring, counseling, disciplining, preparing performance evaluations, and approving vacation, sick leave and hours worked for payroll.

  • Evaluates effectiveness of services in relation to changing needs of the community.

  • Develops long range plans and scopes of service for eight divisions and presents to Board of County Commissioners for approval.

  • Reviews and advises on budgets for the Divisions of Library, Parks and Recreation, Support Services, Housing, Animal Services, Transit Services Extension Services and Veteran Services.

  • Develops, implements and interprets policies and procedures.

  • Writes grant applications and assists with budget planning and preparation.

  • Reviews and advises on Capital Improvement Plan for the Divisions of Library, Parks and Recreation, Support Services, Housing, Animal Services, Transit Services, Extension Services and Veteran Services.

  • Prepares and presents recurring reports and special reports and programs as needed.

  • Prepares Board of County Commissioners agenda requests.

  • Represents Department of Community Services in collaborative efforts with outside entities and serves as County representative on boards and panels.

  • Chairs and/or attends staff conferences, professional meetings, training workshops and other events. 


Work Schedule: Full-Time, hours not specified

Annual Salary: $85,000 - $112,039.98, DOE

 


Required Qualifications :













Education, Training and Experience:


  • Requires Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college in Business Administration, Social Services, Public Administration, Library Services or closely related field. Requires at least five years of relevant professional experience.

  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations, Skills:
    Requires a Florida Driver License for required travel. May require Notary Public Certification. Must have or be able to obtain within 90 days certification in FEMA National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses 100, and 700 and obtain 200, 300, and 400 within one year of employment. Must have working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office Programs including Word, Excel and Outlook.  


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION:
Basis of Rating : Some positions may require a written and/or skills test. The kind and length of related work experience, training and education shown on the application will be an important consideration in the screening process.
Business conducts employment reference check, criminal background check, physical examination check.
Citrus County, Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. Drug screens will be in accordance with the Drug Free Workplace Act and/or the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991.
Citrus County, Florida is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services.
Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the Citrus County, Florida Board of County Commissioners in advance to allow sufficient time to provide accommodations.

Skills :
Management Operating systems Supervisory Experience
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