Marathon County/City of Wausau Parks, Recreation & Forestry Director

Job Description

This department head position provides executive leadership in overseeing 2 separate park systems and a County forestry program. Employee will manage the workforce, administer programs, oversee department finances, and accomplish goals established annually with the County Administrator. Employee will oversee a diverse park, recreation and forestry program including rural and urban parks, recreation trails, athletic fields, tubing hill, and more.


Bachelor's degree in Park and/or Recreation Management, Natural Resources Management, Forestry, Recreation, Landscape Architecture, or a related field, and 5 years' experience in park management or recreation that includes 4 years supervisory and administratie responsibilities. Related master's degree preferred.

Salary/Salary Range

$74,757 - $112,135

Closing Date

November 27, 2017


October 18, 2017