Community Services Director - Town of Salem

Deadline: June 18th (re-posted)

The Town of Salem New Hampshire is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Community Services Director. The candidate must have extensive experience with both senior and recreation services, strong leadership skills and a Municipal background is preferred.

This position requires a variety of managerial and administrative duties including the design, implementation, and delivery of department services. Must have budgeting, purchasing, maintaining equipment and facilities experience.

Outstanding interpersonal skills, the ability to work with a diverse population, short- and long-term planning, capital improvement, public relations and community involvement are expectations for this dynamic position.

The Community Services Director (Recreation and Senior Services) is a full-time- 37.5 hours/week position. Starting salary $75,499.

Job applicants are required to mail/email a resume, cover letter and Town Job Application (Job Applications can be found on the Town’s website:

HR Department
Town of Salem, NH
33 Geremonty Drive
Salem, NH 03079

After Care Counselor - Nottingham Parks & Recreation

Date Submitted: 6/9/2021

Application Deadline: August 1, 2021

Position Title: After Care Counselor

Contact Name: Bridget Hart

Contact Email:

Job Description

A Part Time After School Counselor is to support the implementation of Nottingham Recreation’s After School Program in coordination with the site counselors and under the supervision of Site Supervisor and Asst. Recreation Director. The counselor will implement activities that promote physical activity, healthy eating, and positive development. Must work well, engage and support children in grades K-8 and families in our community.

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Recreation and Leisure Coordinator - Town of Moultonborough

Date Submitted: 5.28.2021

Deadline: Open until filled

Contact: Angela Bovill

Contact Email:

Recreation Position

Scenic community on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee shoreline just a short drive from the White Mountains region and urban centers of Portland, ME and Boston, MA seeks full-time recreation professional to join its community-oriented agencies serve a varying population of4,000+/- year-round residents and 25,000+/- seasonal residents.

Recreation and Leisure Coordinator: Plans and implements a variety of special events,activities and programs, coordinates, reserves and supervises facilities, schedules athletic/recreation activities, officials, and events, oversees registrations for all programs, including youth sports, summer, adult/senior and special events/programs, creates, maintains and distributes publicity, brochures, notices and forms, supervises after-school program staff/program, creates volunteer and staff training programs, evaluates staff and coaches, and performs limited facility and field maintenance. Assist in hiring, recruiting, training, and evaluating seasonal part-time staff. Supervises and evaluates program staff and volunteers. Represent the Department in the Recreation Director’s absence. Successful candidate will exhibit solid people skills, diplomacy and tact, public relations and communication skills, and supervisory skills.

Associates degree in Recreation Management or related field and the ability to perform duties with minimal supervisor is required and a valid NH Driver’s license. Position requires flexible schedule including weekends, evenings, and holiday hours.

Submit application letter, resume, copies of any required or preferred certifications and standard town application form, available at (Click on Employment Opportunities) or Town Hall, to Angela Bovill, 6 Holland Street, PO Box 139, Moultonborough, NH 03254 or email Position open until filled; review begins on June 11, 2021. EEO Employer

Grounds and Maintenance Laborer - Alton Parks & Recreation

Date Submitted: 6/2/2021

Application Deadline: 8/31/2021

Position Title: Grounds and Maintenance Laborer

Contact Name: Emily Collins

Contact Email:

Organization: Alton Parks and Recreation

Job Description

Alton Parks and Recreation Grounds and Maintenance Laborer- Full time position with benefits including health, dental, and life insurance and vacation, holiday, sick and personal days. The starting salary for this position is $15.23/hr.

Duties include: mowing; weed trimming; raking; tree and shrub care; irrigation; turf maintenance; trash removal; snow removal and plowing; cleaning Town buildings; building maintenance: AC/HVAC, electrical, plumbing, painting, waxing floors.

Employment Application and Job Description is available at the Parks and Recreation office-328 Main Street or online at Submit Application in person to: 328 Main Street; electronically to: or by mail to Parks and Recreation Department, P.O. Box 659, Alton NH 03809.

Looking for an energetic, team player who likes to do different tasks each day.

Valid NH Driver’s License, Background Check/Fingerprint Check, and physical exam required.

Position will remain open until filled. EOE.


Program Coordinator - Bow Parks & Recreation

Date Submitted: 5/24/2021

Application Deadline: Position open until filled.

Position Title: Program Coordinator

Contact Name: Darcy Little

Contact Email:

Organization: Town of Bow Parks and Recreation Dept.

Job Description

The Program Coordinator plans, organizes and administers a comprehensive community recreation program. Education in Recreation or related field desired. Experience working in recreation is recommended. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office with the ability to learn recreational software; excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to work in a busy office and multi-task; must pass a criminal background check; must be certified or certifiable in Adult and Child CPR/AED/First Aid. 15 hours per week, $19.45-$20.44 per hour, depending on experience.


Lifeguard - City of Portsmouth

Date Submitted: 05/19/2021

Application Deadline: 06/04/2021

Position Title: Lifeguard: Train to Hire

Contact Name: Heather Meninger

Contact Email:

Organization: City of Portsmouth

Job Description

Location: Recreation Department, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Department: Recreation

Division: Pool

Job Status: Full-Time and Part-Time

Shift: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Days Worked: Sun., Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.

Position Type: Seasonal

Details: $14.00 Per Hour


Looking for an awesome summer job? Love to swim? Thought about being a lifeguard but couldn't find a class? Here's your opportunity to become a lifeguard and get a great job with the City of Portsmouth at the Peirce Island outdoor pool!

Here's what you need:

1. Must have availability to work between 10:30am - 6:30pm. Available shifts are Monday through Friday and weekends, both part time and full time positions are available.

2. Be at least 15 years old on or before June 10, 2021.

3. Swim 300 yards, continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.

4. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.

5.Tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.

6. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds:

Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Swim goggles are not allowed.

Surface dive, feet-first or headfirst, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.

Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath.

Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Here's what we will provide:

American Red Cross Blended Learning Lifeguard Instruction - (9 hours of online learning to completed prior to first class, plus 20 hours on in-person training) Training and materials to be included: Blended Learning LGT, CPR mask, LGT manual, which is a total value of $400, paid by the City for each eligible participant.

Training Dates are:

Monday June 7, 2021 4:00-8:30pm

Tuesday June 8, 2021 4:00-8:30pm

Wednesday June 9, 2021 4:00-8:30pm

Thursday June 10, 2021 4:00-8:30pm

Course Completion Criteria:

Successful completion of online training portion,

Mandatory Attendance to all in-person training sessions,

Participate in all training activities,

Pass practical and written test with a score of 80% or better.

Foreman - Exeter Parks & Recreation

Date Submitted: 05/20/2021

Application Deadline: 05/28/2021

Position Title: Foreman – Parks & Recreation

Contact Name: Greg Bisson

Contact Email:

Organization: Exeter Parks and Recreation

Job Description

he Town of Exeter is seeking a full time Foreman for the Parks & Recreation department. This position is responsible for the maintenance and repairing of parks and other facilities on a regular basis. Foreman will also assist skilled trades workers in complex plumbing, electrical, carpentry, horticulture and other trade work. Successful applicant will be detail oriented, flexible, have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Supervises laborers, hired contractors and seasonal employees.

Requirements: Position requires knowledge and operation of standard tools, power equipment, horticultural practices and outdoor pool operation. Completion of a high school diploma and experience of three (3) to five (5) years. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Must have supervisor experience that includes training, schedules, work assignments and performance reviews.

Employment application available on Town website:

Email cover letter, resume and application to:

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Recreation Director - Town of Rye

Date Submitted: 5/18/2021


The Town of Rye, NH (pop 5,300) is accepting applications for the position of Recreation Director. Rye is located on the Atlantic Coast, a one-hour drive by car from Boston, Massachusetts; Portland, Maine and the foothills of the White Mountains. It’s nine miles of coastline provides stunning ocean views and beautiful beaches. This full-time salaried position organizes, coordinates, directs, and administers recreation programs and oversees the Recreation Department. Whose mission is to ensure that a broad range of recreation opportunities are available and accessible for all residents and that they are consistent with the needs and interest of the community and the space and resources available. The Director, maintains and develops recreation facilities, recreational programs, and special events, establishes and interprets policies, and develops short and long-range plans. The position has considerable operational independence and judgment under the general supervision of the Recreation Commission, Select Board, and Town Administrator.


Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management/Administration, Physical Education, or related field; minimum of five years’ experience in recreation programming and recreation facility and land management, including supervisory and administrative experience and youth programming experience; OR any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. The annual salary range for this position is $64,480-$79,331.

The job description is available at

Deadline to apply: Cover letter and resumes will be accepted until the position is filled, with the first review scheduled for Monday, June 7, 2021.

Send cover letter and resume to: Town of Rye Recreation Commission, c/o Lee Arthur, Recreation Director, 10 Central Road, Rye, NH 03870, Phone: (603) 964-6281, E-mail:

The Town of Rye is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lifeguards - Merrimack Parks & Recreation

Date Submitted: 4/19/2021

Application Deadline: 06/15/2021

Position Title: Lifeguards

Contact Name: Matt Casparius

Contact Email:

Organization: Merrimack Parks & Recreation Dept

Job Description

The Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department is currently seeking Seasonal Waterfront Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors (WSI’s) to work at Naticook Day Camp Program during the summer 2021 season.

Lifeguards are responsible for ensuring the overall safety of the Waterfront environment on Lake Naticook. Candidates must be at least 16 years of age and possess a current Lifeguard Certification from the American Red Cross, YMCA or other recognized organization; possess a current American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer or American Heart Association Heartsaver certification or comparable; Certification in Standard First Aid. Full & Part Time positions available. Water Safety Instructors (WSI’s) are responsible for teaching group swimming lessons to children on Lake Naticook according to American Red Cross Swimming Lesson Standards. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and be certified as a American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, or equivalent; candidates with American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification or equivalent strongly preferred.


Interested candidates should complete a Town of Merrimack Application, available on our website at:, and submit it to Town of Merrimack - HR as an email attachment with “Parks Application” in the subject to or mail to: Town of Merrimack, Human Resources, 6 Baboosic Lake Rd, Merrimack, NH 03054. Positions are open until filled. Complete job descriptions of all open positions are available on the Parks & Recreation website. EOE

Summer Camp Counselor - Bow Parks & Recreation

Date Submitted: 04/06/2021

Application Deadline: Accepting Applications until positions are filled.

Position Title: Summer Camp Counselor

Contact Name: Darcy Little

Contact Email:

Organization: Bow Parks and Recreation

Job Summary:

Summer Camp Counselors provide leadership and guidance to all campers through a variety of games, crafts, sports, special events and additional activities in a day camp setting for children entering grades 1-7. Duties include planning, implementing and supervising activities that emphasize participation, enjoyment and having fun. Must ensure camper safety at all times.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

Must be 18 years of age. Must have a High School diploma or GED. Will be required to pass a criminal background check. Maintain current Adult and Child CPR/AED/first Aid certifications (provided during training).

You can download an application at

Job Description

Summer Camp Co-Director - Barrington Recreation

Date Submitted: 4.5.2021

Position Title: Summer Camp Co-Director

Contact Email:

Wage Range: $13.00 - $15.00

Job summary

Prior experience working with children is required. Excellent organizational and communication skills are required.

Specialized skills in the following areas: special events, arts and crafts, sports, games, and working with school-aged youth.

Experience supervising staff.

Job Description

Groundskeeper - Plymouth Parks & Recreation

Date Submitted: 4/5/2021

Position Title: Groundskeeper I

Contact Name: Larry Gibson

Contact Email:

Organization: Plymouth Parks and Recreation Department

Job Description

The Plymouth Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for a full time Groundskeeper I.

This position requires the skilled operation of machinery and equipment related to turf care and grounds maintenance. Additional responsibilities include: completion of routine grounds keeping tasks as assigned, equipment maintenance, snow removal, turf maintenance, and other seasonal clean up.

A successful candidate will be required to work evenings, weekends and overtime as needed. This position requires a valid New Hampshire driver’s license and a criminal background check.

Applications are available on the Plymouth Parks and Recreation website. The application can be emailed (, mailed (43 Old Ward Bridge Road, Plymouth, NH 03264), faxed (603-536-9085) or dropped off at the Plymouth Elementary School main office.

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is hired.


Exeter Parks & Recreation- Lifeguards

Date Submitted: 3/13/2021

Position Title: Lifeguards

To apply contact:

Exeter Parks and Recreation is currently accepting application for lifeguards!

  • Competitive pay
  • Not certified? We will pay to get you certified
  • Work early June - late August
  • Nights and weekends

Holderness Recreation - Summer Counselors

Date Submitted: 2/12/2021

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Position Title: Summer Counselors

Contact Name: Wendy Werner

Contact Email:

Organization: Holderness Recreation Department

Job Description:

We are looking to build a dynamic team for our 2021 SummerEscape program. We are looking for responsible, energetic, hardworking leaders who enjoy working with children ages 5 – 12.

  • Do you consider yourself a leader?
  • Do you have camp, babysitting, afterschool program, or coaching experience?
  • Do you love working with children, being in the outdoors and having fun?

If so, then we would like to talk to you!

SummerEscape Counselors

Our counselors are the backbone of our program. They are the reason that parents and children come back to our program year after year. This is a hard job, but also a highly rewarding one that will build your resume, teach you life skills and open opportunities.

Preferred candidates will be 16+, CPR and First Aid certified or willing to become certified.

Duties will include but not be limited to supervising and ensuring participants safety and fun, greeting parents and participants, setting up for and leading group activities, communicating with SummerEscape Director, problem solving, checking attendance, working with other counselors and / or jr. counselors, cleaning and more.

Program dates are tentatively June 23rd to August 6th. Program runs Monday – Friday. Tentative training dates are June 16th to June 22nd.

Counselor positions are between 16 – 40 hours per week.

Contact Wendy Werner C.P.R.P, Recreation Director at 603-968-3700 or email for a complete job description and application. Send your cover letter, resume and application to Holderness Recreation Department, P.O. Box 203, Holderness, NH 03245.

You can also download an application at

Positions are open until filled.

The Town of Holderness is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Holderness Recreation - SummerEscape Director

Date Submitted: 2/12/2021

Application Deadline: open until filled

Position Title: SummerEscape Director

Contact Name: Wendy Werner

Contact Email:

Organization: Holderness Recreation Department

Job Description

Holderness Recreation

We are looking to build a dynamic team for our 2021 SummerEscape program. We are looking for responsible, energetic, hardworking leaders who enjoy working with children ages 5 – 12.

If you are organized, outgoing, friendly, responsible and self-motivated, then we would like to talk to you.

SummerEscape Director & Assistant Director

Our program director(s) plays an integral role in creating the SummerEscape experience. SummerEscape is designed to get back to the basics of summer time fun for kids. We strive to provide outdoor fun in a relaxed, safe and caring environment while allowing children to be children and learn through play.

Preferred candidates will be a college graduate with a focus in Recreation, Outdoor Education or Early Childhood Education and have experience in a summer camp or similar setting. Preferred candidates will also be, CPR and First Aid certified or willing to become certified.

Duties will include but not be limited to training and supervising staff, ensuring participants safety and fun, planning all activities, managing program supplies, leading activities, communicating with the Recreation Director, and school administration, working with parents, problem solving, speaking to groups of 20+, and much more.

Program dates are tentatively June 23rd to August 6th. Program runs Monday – Friday. Preprogram planning and training is also required. Tentative training dates are June 16th to June 22nd.

Director position is 40hrs/wk and Assistant is 15–20hrs/wk

Contact Wendy Werner C.P.R.P, Recreation Director at 603-968-3700 or email for a complete job description and application. Send your cover letter, resume and application to Holderness Recreation Department, P.O. Box 203, Holderness, NH 03245.

You can also download an application at

Positions are open until filled.

The Town of Holderness is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Seabrook Recreation - Summer Camp Counselor

Date Submitted: 1/26/2021

Application Deadline: 06/30/2021

Position Title: Summer Camp Counselor

Contact Name: Cassandra Carter

Contact Email:

Organization: Seabrook Recreation Department


Seabrook Recreation - Summer Camp Group Leader

Date Submitted: 1/26/2021

Application Deadline: 06/30/2021

Position Title: Summer Camp Group Leader

Contact Name: Cassandra Carter

Contact Email:

Organization: Seabrook Recreation Department


Town of Moultonborough - Director of Recreation/Leisure Activities

Date Submitted: 1/12/2021

Position Title: Director of Recreation/Leisure Activities

Seeking Recreation Director for beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee community and gateway to the White Mountains, with a seasonal population of 4,500 to 25,000. Director reports to 5 member Select Board, with a Town Meeting form of government, annual budget of $11M, excluding schools.

Performs administrative and supervisory work involved with the development and management of a diversified municipal recreation /leisure department manages day-to-day direction of the operations of the department. Responsible for planning, organizing, directing and administration of the Town’s recreation/leisure programs, facilities, and department; hires, trains and supervises appropriate staff and volunteers for the department’s operation; is responsible for budgeting, purchasing, and maintaining equipment and facilities. Works collaboratively with School and Library staff to enhance a sense of Community among all age demographics.

For more information and to view the job description, please visit the Town’s website at, Employment Opportunities Submit letter of interest, résumé and Town standard application to Kevin Quinlan, Chair, Board of Selectmen, PO Box 139, Moultonborough, NH 03254, Position open until filled. EEO Employer.

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