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Parks and Recreation Director

Category: Management
The Town Of Cramerton, NC (population 6,100) Is Seeking A Director Of Parks And Recreation Who Is Visionary, Outgoing, Well Rounded And Has The Skills And Dedication Necessary To Achieve Department And Town Goals. The Town Of Cramerton Prides Itself On Being The Premier Outdoor Recreation Destination In The Charlotte Region, Proudly Being The Only River Town In The Area. The Individual Selected For This Position Will Have The Exciting Opportunity To Strengthen Existing Partnerships And Manage The Development And Buildout Of A Downtown Arts, Music And Recreation Center With The Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation; Rocky Branch Park With The City Of Belmont And Tarheel Trailblazers; And The River Link Greenway With The Town Of McAdenville And The Carolina Thread Trail. The Ideal Candidate Will Be Resourceful With The Ability To Make Informed Decisions While Displaying Strong, Diverse Communication, Specifically Capable Of Building And Maintaining Close And Highly Productive Working Relationships. The Candidate Will Also Have Interpersonal Skills And Be Able To Consider The Ways In Which Decisions And Relationships May Affect The Organization And Community. An Ideal Candidate Will Have Experience And Understand The Significance Of Relationship Building With Other Recreation Organizations Within The Region. The Successful Candidate Will Be A Dedicated Public Servant With Proven Experience And Strong Technical Skills In Parks Management And Recreation Programming. The Candidate Will Lead And Manage Activities Of The Administration, Facilities, Parks, And Recreation Which Includes, But Not Limited To Responsibilities For A Pool, Gym, Trails, Building Upkeep, Capital Project Management, And River Amenities/ Facilities. The Ideal Candidate Will Possess A Four Year Degree In Recreation Administration, Physical Education, Or A Related Field And Eight (8) Years Of Experience In The Field With Five (5) Years Of Supervisory Experience; Or An Equivalent Combination Of Education And Experience Plus Additional Parks And Recreation Related Certifications. Local Government Experience Is Preferred. A Valid North Carolina Driver’s License Is Required. The Town Of Cramerton Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring Salary Range Is $74,500 - $91,500 Plus A Competitive Benefits Package. Employment Application With Full Job Description And Qualifications Are Available Under The “Apply For” Section Online At If You Have Any Questions About The Position, Please Contact Assistant Town Manager Josh Watkins At 704-824- 4337 OR Submit Town Of Cramerton Application, Cover Letter, Résumé, And Three (3) Professional References To The
Employer: Town of Cramerton
Expires: 6/25/2023