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Parks and Recreation Director

Category: Management
Description:
PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR –KENLY, NC, POP. 1,400. KENLY IS CONSIDERED A TRIANGLE EAST COMMUNITY AND IS LOCATED 45 MINUTES FROM RALEIGH-TRIANGLE. AN EMPLOYEE IN THIS CLASS SERVES AS THE TOWN’S DIRECTOR OF RECREATIONAL, ATHLETIC, CULTURAL, COMMUNITY HEALTH AND FITNESS PROGRAMS. EMPHASIS OF THE WORK IS ON DIRECTING EFFORTS RELATED TO SHORT AND LONG RANGE PLANNING OF PROGRAMS AND FACILITIES, BUDGETING AND ALLOCATION OF RESOURCES, DETERMINING AND ALLOCATING STAFF RESOURCES, AND DIRECTING THE ACTIVITIES AND OPERATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT. PROGRAMS AND SERVICES ARE COORDINATED WITH OTHER TOWN DEPARTMENTS AND OUTSIDE AGENCIES. CONSIDERABLE TACT AND COURTESY ARE REQUIRED IN FREQUENT PUBLIC CONTACT TO PROMOTE PROGRAMS AND SOLICIT COMMUNITY INPUT. WORK IS PERFORMED INDEPENDENTLY UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE TOWN MANAGER AND IS REVIEWED BY EVALUATING PROGRAM EFFECTIVENESS. INITIATES AND PROMOTES NEW RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS THROUGH VARIOUS MEDIA; ATTENDS PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES TO MAINTAIN AND ENHANCE KNOWLEDGE OF NEW APPROACHES AND PROBLEMS IN RECREATION WORK. WORKS WITH RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE; PLANS AGENDA AND ATTENDS MEETINGS; WORKS WITH VARIOUS OTHER BOARDS, AGENCIES, AND COMMITTEES. SEASONAL LAWN MAINTENANCE IS REQUIRED AND POTENTIAL EMPLOYEE MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT 50 POUNDS. SALARY RANGE: $36,631 TO $55,393. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: A BACHELOR'S DEGREE FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY WITH MAJOR COURSE WORK IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION, RECREATION, OR A RELATED FIELD. POSSESSION OF OR THE ABILITY TO OBTAIN A VALID NORTH CAROLINA DRIVER’S LICENSE. PLEASE SEND APPLICATION, COVER LETTER, AND RESUME TO THE TOWN MANAGER, TOWN OF KENLY, P.O. BOX 519 KENLY, NC 27542 OR SUBMIT AN APPLICATION AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS ON THE TOWN’S WEBSITE WWW.TOWNOFKENLY.COM. CLOSING DATE JANUARY 25, 2019 WITH FIRST REVIEW OF APPLICATION ON JANUARY 28, 2019. THE TOWN OF KENLY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Employer: Town of Kenly
Expires: 1/25/2019
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