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Parks and Recreation Director

Parks and Recreation Director

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Starting Salary: $48,652 to $74,030
Dependent upon years of experience, education, and certifications

The Town of Louisburg is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Parks and Recreation Director.  This employee is a Department Head level position and reports directly to the Town Administrator.  This position is primarily responsible for the planning, supervising and management of the Town’s various athletic activities, management of the Town parks and greenways, as well as plans, promotes and organizes a variety of annual community events, including but not limited to, Concert series, Halloween, Christmas Parade, etc).  The scope of responsibility does require this individual to work outside the normal working perimeters, which will include some evenings and weekends.  Work involves performing a variety of administrative, supervisory and professional duties including selection, training and supervision of permanent and temporary staff, coordination of volunteers, and contractors.  Work also includes preparation of annual budget, strategic planning for recreational needs, contract management, grantsmanship, grounds maintenance and extensive public contact.  Employee is subject to hazards in parks and recreation work including working in both inside and outside environments, noises, and atmospheric conditions. Duties may also expose the employee to human body fluids and are covered by OSHA requirements of blood-borne pathogens.

This position requires a minimum of a four-year degree in recreation administration, public administration, physical education, or related field and at least two years’ experience in athletic programming and or events programming required.  Must possess a NC driver’s license. 

To apply please send a resume to Sean Medlin, Town Administrator, at the following link: hr@townoflouisburg.org/ smedlin@townoflouisburg.org

Job Category: Parks and Recreation
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Louisburg NC

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