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General Manager, The Epic - City of Grand Prairie, TX

Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department in the City of Grand Prairie, TX is looking for a General Manager - The Epic.


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General Manager - The Epic

Application deadline: Monday, May 2, 2022

Grand Prairie, Texas has a population of over 200,640 and is the 16th largest city in Texas. The Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department is dedicated to “creating a GRAND lifestyle” and features world class parks and facilities, a wide array of exciting program opportunities, and numerous special events throughout the year. This “world class service” department is a two-time National Gold Medal Winner with the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) for both 2008 and 2017 and also CAPRA Accredited through the NRPA. One of the unique gems of the department is The Epic.

The Epic is a 120,000-square-foot fitness, arts, and entertainment facility, featuring multi-purpose courts with built-in seating, a grand atrium with high-tech library, theater, recording studio, large fitness center, second floor track and unique adventure track, artist studio, culinary arts room, performing arts theater, youth game room, indoor lap and resistance pool, and an outdoor amphitheater. 

The City of Grand Prairie Parks, Arts & Recreation Department is seeking a creative, innovative, and charismatic individual with exceptional leadership skills and a passion for the “Disney style” customer service to be the new General Manager of The Epic. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Operations, the General Manager creates the “magic” by planning, organizing, and directing the programs, operations, and administration of The Epic staff. This position supervises over 100 employees, monitors budget expenditures, coordinates, initiates, and maintains effective relationships with its members, guests, civic groups, contractors, and the community. This position is responsible for being the “face of The Epic,” marketing and promoting the facility, developing short-term and long-term goals to obtain maximum cost recovery, and working with third-party management agents and/or businesses to ensure operational and financial goals of The Epic are achieved. 

Download this document for more information: 

General Manager - The Epic - City of Grand Prairie, TX.pdf


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For more information about this recruitment, please contact:

Kylie Wilson, CPS HR Consulting, at

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