Director of Parks & Recreation - City of Portland Maine

Date Submitted: January 21, 2020

Application Deadline: February 28, 2020

Position Title: Director of Parks and Recreation

Contact Name: Kathy Vosmus

Contact Email:

Organization: City of Portland, Maine

Job Description

The Director of Parks & Recreation is highly responsible work which involves directing the municipal parks and recreation functions for the City of Portland.

Please see the full recruitment brochure for complete details on the position, required qualifications, and instructions on how to apply at

This is a senior level executive management position with a salary range of $109,707 - $131,001 annually.

TO APPLY for this position, please visit this posting at

Deadline for applications is Friday, February 28, 2020.

City Benefits - Permanent, full-time employees receive a generous benefits package which includes 12 ½ paid holidays; employee health insurance; sick and vacation leave; optional life, dental and income protection insurance; choice of retirement plans; and tuition reduction program with the University of Southern Maine.

The City of Portland is strongly committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


Newmarket Recreation - Assistant Recreation Director

Date Submitted: 1/23/2020

Application Deadline: until filled or no later than 1/30/2020

Position Title: Assistant Recreation Director

Contact Name: Aimee Gigandet

Contact Email:

Organization: Town of Newmarket NH Recreation Department

Job Description

Newmarket, NH (9,500 pop.), is seeking qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Assistant Recreation Director. This growing, historic mill community in the seacoast region has a strong commitment to providing a high level of recreation opportunities. Located in the Portsmouth – Dover – Rochester Metro Area (225,000 pop.) the ideal candidate will have experience with issues facing a socially diverse community, strong leadership and supervisory skills, excellent oral and written communication skills and will enjoy being part of a local government team striving to serve the citizens of the community.

A dedicated public servant, the next Assistant Recreation Director will have strong project management skills in regards to general recreation programming, event planning, work organization, financial and facility management. Successful candidates will have had experience in operating and/or maintaining recreation registration systems, finances and controls, as well as, demonstrate background in all areas of social media and general marketing practices. A candidate with experience in a comprehensive seasonal summer camp program is a plus.

The selected candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following: Recreation / Sports / Event Planning / Leisure Management, and/or related fields. In addition, one year or more of managerial and/or administrative experience with sufficient exposure and practical field experience in a recreation department or similar field is required.

The duties and responsibilities under the Assistant Recreation Director position include (but are not limited to) actively assisting the Director in leading the Newmarket Recreation Department in the successful & sustained achievement of its mission to deliver superior recreational services and programs to the residents of Newmarket and to meet the goals assigned to the department by the Town Administrator.

Starting salary: $45,500K - $59,000K DOQ.

Please direct a cover letter, resume, salary history and at least three references to:

Assistant Recreation Director Search C/O: Office of the Newmarket Recreation Director,

Town of Newmarket Recreation Department, 1 Terrace Drive, Newmarket NH 03857

AND/OR email in PDF format to:

Closing Date - Resumes will be accepted until position is filled, but no later than January 30, 2020.

Newmarket is an equal opportunity employer.

Town of Derry - Director of Parks & Recreation

Date Submitted: 1/8/2020

Application Deadline: January 24, 2020

Job Description:

The Director of Parks & Recreation is responsible for planning, organizing, and administering the programs, services, and activities for the youth, adult, and senior population within our community. The successful candidate will be a creative and energetic leader, with a bachelor's degree and three to five years of relevant experience in recreational programming or leisure services. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the assigned functions will also be considered. 

Submit cover letter and résumé to the Town of Derry, Human Resources Dept.

Electronic submissions preferred to

Full Job Description here: Derry Parks Rec Dir.pdf

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