City seeks recreation center manager


Twelve basketball hoops have been installed in the new Humboldt Recreation Center. Construction is progressing and the building is expected to be ready to open by the end of November. The Ken and Marilyn Nielsen family hired Sande Construction of Humboldt to build a 70,000 square foot facility, that will be turned over the city upon completion. Humboldt Independent photo.

By KENT THOMPSON
The Humboldt City Council has approved the creation of a recreation center manager for the city to operate and oversee the new Humboldt Recreation Center. The building is expected to be completed late this fall, and the position was budgeted for under the city’s 2018-19 budget. The person hired will be responsible for scheduling support staff and general operations of the facility.
The position is currently open and applications are available at Humboldt City Hall. The city is seeking candidates with a bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation or a related field, and one year experience in the operation of a recreation/wellness center and recreation programs.
The person hired will be under the direction of Humboldt Recreation Director Chris Shaner. Read more about this story in this week's Humboldt Independent. Subscribe by clicking on the link at the top of the page.

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