Recreation Program Director - Community Recreation

Essex Junction Recreation and Parks · Essex Junction, Vermont
Department Essex Junction Recreation and Parks
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation starting $50K

Essex Junction Recreation & Parks (EJRP) is seeking an enthusiastic, multitalented, hard-working, and fun rec professional to join our team.  The ideal candidate will have experience or interest in recreation programs, coordinating community events, providing leadership of our outdoor pool, and managing community gardens.  This position will facilitate all aspects of these initiatives, from development to marketing, budgeting, hiring, training, implementing, supervising, and evaluating.  A successful candidate will be self-motivated, put the needs of the community first, and be eager to learn and grow.  Previous aquatics experience will be valuable for overseeing our busy outdoor pool and swim lessons for the 11 weeks of summer.  Workdays and hours vary.  Must have a BA or BS in recreation or a related field, and at least two years’ experience working in the recreation industry.  CPRP desired or expected to be obtained within one year of hire.  Starting salary minimum $50K, commensurate with experience.  Excellent health, dental, retirement benefits, tuition reimbursement, and paid leave.  

 

The full job description can be found here:  Recreation Program Director.

 

To apply, you will need to have the following materials:

 

  • Cover letter (PDF Format)
  • Resume (PDF Format)
  • Response to the following prompt (we suggest you write this in advance in a word processor and be prepared to upload it, up to 250-words):  Our vision statement is "We create community through people, parks, and programs." What does that mean to you and how would it impact your work as Program Director?

     

    Once you have all of the above materials prepared, you should then click on "Apply for this Job."

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    • Location
      Essex Junction, Vermont
    • Department
      Essex Junction Recreation and Parks
    • Employment Type
      Full-Time
    • Minimum Experience
      Entry-level
    • Compensation
      starting $50K