The Town of Hartford,
Vermont is seeking a dynamic professional to be a part of a national accredited Parks and RecreationDepartment. The Hartford Parks and Recreation Departmentis a year round department servicing a population of 10,000 with a diversity ofleisure programs and comprehensive athletics. The department manages the municipal pool,athletic complex, ice arena, conservation lands and public propertiesconsisting of thirteen parks.
TheSuperintendent of Parks & Facilities is responsible for overseeing,maintaining and operating a wide variety of recreation facilities and parks. Responsiblefor scheduling, supervising and coordinating work crews and equipment. Thisposition includes shift work as part of a regular crew schedule, communityengagement and performing administrative functions such as record keeping,budget preparation and oversight. Knowledge in sportsfield/turf management, ice arena operations and maintenance. Position is responsible for the assurance thatall parks and facilities are well maintained, safe and useful to the residentsand visiting public is required.
Preferred candidatewill have anundergraduate degree in Parks and Recreation Facility Management, NaturalResources, or a related field. Minimumof five (5) years of progressive responsibility in supervising municipal parksand facilities. Must possesscertification as a Certified Parks & Recreation Professional. Must have proven skills in park and facilitymanagement, personnel management, and financial management. Must be proficient with Microsoft Officesoftware applications.
Thisis an exempt position. The starting salary range is $42,896 to $45,857 with agenerous benefits package and retirement plan.
Acombination of skills and experience demonstrating the above requirements maybe considered. The Town of Hartford isan Equal Opportunity Employer. Acomplete job description is available at the Hartford Town Hall, or www.hartford-vt.org. Please submit an resume and cover letter nolater than August 11, 2017 to: Hartford Parks & Recreation, Attn: KarenMcNall, Hartford Town Hall, 171 Bridge Street, WRJ, VT 05001 or firstname.lastname@example.org.