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Parks & Recreation Director

Category: Management
Description:
RECREATION DIRECTOR THE TOWN OF WAYNESVILLE IS SEEKING APPLICANTS FOR THE POSITION OF RECREATION DIRECTOR. THE DIRECTOR WILL OVERSEE 69,000 SQ. FT. RECREATION CENTER THAT INCLUDES TWO INDOOR POOLS (ONE COMPETITIVE AND ONE KID’S POOL), TWO BASKETBALL/VOLLEYBALL COURTS, INDOOR RUNNING TRACK, CARDIO WEIGHT CENTER, ATHLETIC WEIGHT CENTER, RACKETBALL COURTS, EXCERISE ROOMS FOR AEROBIC EXCERCISE, YOGA AND OTHER CLASSES. IN ADDITON, THE DIRECTOR WILL MANAGE BOTH A REGIONAL AND SEVERAL NEIGBORHOOD PARKS. THE DIRECTOR ALSO MANAGES A SECOND RECREATION CENTER FOCUSED ON CRAFT CLASSES AND INDOOR PICKLEBALL COURTS. THE DEPARTMENT CONDUCTS OR CONTRACTS FOR KID’S SUMMER CAMPS, SWIMMING LESSONS, LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL, ADULT SOFTBALL, SOCCER CAMPS, TENNIS AND OUTDOOR PICKLEBALL. ITS REGIONAL PARK CONTAINS TENNIS/PICKLEBALL COURTS, CHILDREN’S PLAY AREA, DOG PARK AND GREENWAY. THE REGIONAL PARK ALSO HAS AN HATCHERY SUPPORTED TROUT STREAM BISECTING ITS PROPERTY. THE DIRECTOR SHALL ADMINSTER A $2,770,500 ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET. THE TOWN REQUIRES THAT THE APPLICANT HOLD A BATCHELOR’S DEGREE OR MASTER’S IN RECREATION ADMINSITRATION INCLUDING 8-10 YEARS AS A DIRECTOR OR ASSISTANT DIRECTOR. IN ADDITON TO A BACKGROUND IN RECREATION ADMINSTRATION THE CANDIDATE SHOULD POSSES STRONG PERSONNEL EXPERIENCE, PARK DEVELOPMENT, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION ADMISNTRATION SKILLS, AS WELL AS A BACKGROUND IN FACILITY REPAIR. THE DIRECTOR SUPERVISES 20 FULL TIME EMPLOYEES AND BETWEEN 30-75 PART-TIME EMPLOYEES. SALARY RANGE IS SET BETWEEN $61,200-$70,100 DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION. TOWN OFFERS A FULL RANGE OF BENEFITS SUCH AS 12 HOLIDAYS, FULL HEALTH COVERAGE INCLUDING A $5,000 HEALTH SAVINGS ACCOUNT, LOCAL GOVERNMENT RETIREMENT AND MEMBERSHIP IN STATE AND NATIONAL RECREATION ASSOCIATIONS. APPLICANTS MAY DOWNLOAD THE TOWN’S APPLICATION FROM WAYNESVIILE’S WEBSITE OR COMPLETE IT ONLINE. APPLCATIONS SHOULD BE EMAILED TO BANGEL@WAYNESVILLENC.GOV . QUESTIONS MAY BE DIRECTED TO BRITTANY ANGEL, HR COORDINATOR OR ROBERT HITES, TOWN MANAGER. MAY BE REACHED AT 828-452-2491. POSITON IS OPEN TILL FILLED.
Employer: Town of Waynesville
Expires: 10/1/2022
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