Springfield Township

Employment Opportunity - Director of Parks and Recreation

Application Deadline May 3, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019

Springfield Township, Montgomery County, PA, is accepting resumes for a full-time Director of Parks and Recreation. This is a salaried position with a regular workday of 8:30 am - 5:00 pm for a total of 37.5 hours per week. Some nights and weeknds are also expected.

The employee reports directly to the Township Manager and is responsible for developing and organizing youth sports programs and other forms of recreation and leisure for residents of all age groups. The Director is also responsible for coordinating seasonal maintenance activities and planning and implementing capital improvements at township parklands and recreation facilities.

The successful candidate must be able to work closely with others to achieve goals. 

Job functions include the preparation of the annual department budget, establishment of operating policies, recruitment of volunteers, hiring and evaluation of employees and contractors, and the introduction and assessment of new programs, activities and community outreach.

Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation, or other closely related field, along with 3-5 years of experience in parks management and/or recreation programming is required. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to Michael Taylor, Assistant Township Manager, 1510 Paper Mill Road, Wyndmoor, PA 19038 no later than May 3, 2019.

Springfield Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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