City of Portland Maine - Director of Cemeteries and Historic Projects

Date Submitted: 09/20/2021

Application Deadline: 09/28/2021

Position Title: Director of Cemeteries and Historic Projects

Contact Name: Ethan Hipple

Contact Email:

Organization:mCity of Portland, Parks, Recreation & Facilities

Job Description


Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department - Full-time 37.5hrs/week -

The City of Portland is seeking a Director of Cemeteries and Historic Projects that will be responsible for the administrative and managerial work in planning, organizing and directing the management and operations of the City of Portland’s active and inactive cemeteries. Work is performed with considerable discretion, initiative and independent judgment under the general supervision of the Director of Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department. This position will also be responsible for directing, supervising and overseeing historic park and cemeteries projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities includes: Developing and implementing Cemeteries Division goals, objectives, policies and procedures. Marketing and selling of burial plots and perpetual care bonds. Oversees coordination of interments and disinterment. Directs, oversees, manages, monitors and delegates responsibilities for winter operations. Assisting the Parks Director with managing capital projects for the department including budget development, procurement and contract process, as well as, construction and quality control. Prepares and monitors the budget of the Cemeteries Division. This position will work collaboratively with departmental divisions, City Departments, City Council, Land Bank Commission, Park Friends Groups, Neighborhood Associations and outside organizations.

Requirements of Work include: Graduation from a college or university with a baccalaureate degree in Park Administration or a related degree, as well as five years of progressive supervisory or administrative experience in parks or cemeteries, or any equivalent combination of experience and training. Extensive knowledge of modern principles and practices of park administration, cemetery management, forestry, park planning, design and construction. Experience in planning, organizing, directing and coordinating the activities of the Cemetery

Division functions and staff. This includes having the ability to coordinate interments and disinterment with patrons and funeral directors. Prior experience with budget development and knowledge of capital project management is needed. Proven ability to communicate with families during their grieving process is necessary for this position. Working knowledge of construction management and capital budget management; especially that of historic park and cemeteries management and restoration. Must also have working knowledge of computer software programs such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel. Experience with historic cemeteries, and funeral and religious customs is preferred. Current State licensed Practitioner of Funeral Services and Certified Parks and Recreation Professional is desired. Must have and maintain a good driving record. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of criminal conviction background check. Salary range: $70,968 to $87,273 annually.

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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, vision and income protection insurances; 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.

For questions contact Human Resources by email at or 207-874-8624.



City of Portland Maine - Athletic Facilities Steward

Date Submitted: 09/20/2021

Application Deadline: 10/31/2021

Position Title: Athletic Facilities Steward

Contact Name: Alex Marshall

Contact Email:

Organization: City of Portland, Parks, Recreation & Facilities

Job Description

ATHLETIC FACILITIES STEWARD – Parks, Recreation & Facilities Department - Search Extended - 40 hours/week. (Monday – Friday, 06:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.). This position is part of the athletic facilities crew that maintains 40+ fields, over 94 acres and two synthetic turf stadiums. This position is a working leader of a crew of skilled and semi-skilled workers, laborers and seasonal staff. Knowledge of and working experience conducting athletic field maintenance, sports field regulations, organic turf care, landscaping and irrigation and drainage systems is required. Must have experience with athletic field maintenance including cutting infields, squaring and lining fields, base replacement, mound building, managing and repairing lips, field leveling and mowing techniques, trash removal and other related physically demanding tasks. Experience maintaining, repairing and operating landscape and turf care equipment such as skid-steers, tool cats, backhoes, sidewalk plows, front end loaders, tractors, large commercial mowers and other equipment is required. Knowledge safety standards pertaining to the use of sports turf management. Prior working experience leading and/or supervising crew(s) of skilled and semi-skilled workers, laborers and seasonal staff. Training and Experience Desired: Knowledge of the principles, practices, equipment and techniques used in general construction, maintenance

and repair work. Experience with sports fields and turf maintenance equipment is preferred. Experience working on synthetic athletic fields: sweeping, lining, disinfecting, general cleaning, equipment placement, seam repairs, turf replacement, compaction relief and snow removal. Being an Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP) and/or Certified Sports Field Manager (CSFM) Certified is preferred. Special Necessary Requirements: Must possess a valid State of Maine Class B Motor Vehicle Operator’s license or have the ability to obtain during the probationary period; Successful completion of a physical assessment that measures cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, strength, and endurance. Must possess a valid Maine Commercial Pesticide License in Turf (3B) and Utility Right of Way Vegetation Management (6A) or another state’s equivalent which must be transferred to a State of Maine License within the probationary period and/or within (6) months of appointment to the position. First Aid & CPR training required. Must possess valid Maine Class B driver’s license and must have and maintain a good driving record. Federally mandated drug test required. High school diploma or equivalent. Must possess physical strength and agility necessary to perform the essential functions of the job duties. Must pass pre-employment medical exam. Must be able to work weekends, nights, and different shifts required by seasonal commitment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal conviction background check. Pay rate starting at $840.00/week. Accepting applications for this position until vacancy is filled.

To VIEW/APPLY for this position please Log In to Employee Self Service (ESS) page / Employment Opportunities at:

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, vision and income protection insurances; 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.

For questions contact Human Resources by email at or 207-874-8624.



City of Burlington Vermont - Recreation Program Manager

Date Submitted: 9/10/21

Application Deadline: 10/1/21

Position Title: Recreation Program Manager

Contact Name: Danielle Cota

Contact Email:

Organization: Burlington Parks Recreation & Waterfront

Job Description

Salary: $60,403.20 - $67,350.40 Annually

Location: Burlington, VT

Job Type: Regular Full Time Exempt

Apply By: 10/1/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

This position is responsible for planning, organizing, staffing directing, controlling, budgeting and evaluating recreational programs.

Apply online

Essential Job Functions

  • Plan and promote leisure education programs to encourage participation in recreational activities.
  • Procure, inventory, and issue supplies, equipment and instructional materials in programs and events.
  • Organize the planning, departure and return of fieldtrips sponsored or coordinated by the department.
  • Publicize programs and activities through appropriate media in accordance with department procedures and policies.
  • Prepare and submit reports, records of activities to the Superintendent of Recreation as requested.
  • Develop and coordinate staff training programs for part-time, seasonal and volunteers.
  • Formulate, monitor and allocate budget resources among various recreation programs.
  • Analyze community recreation trends and evaluate local demands in order to provide balanced recreation offerings.
  • Select, evaluate and supervise part-time, temporary, seasonal, contractual and volunteers.
  • Promote positive working relations with public, private, voluntary and commercial agencies sponsoring and co-sponsoring activities and services with the department.
  • Develop system for collection of fees and charges for recreational activities and events.
  • Prepare and administer contracts and agreements with local and state level agencies.
  • Design procedures and make recommendations to Superintendent of Recreation for the effective and efficient use of department and community resources.
  • Establish pricing for recreation programming.
  • Establish recreational program standards and submit to Superintendent of Recreation for review annually.
  • Recommend, project and execute budgetary revenues/expenses.
  • Provide information to Marketing and Outreach Manager to assist in the preparation of fund raising and grant applications as needed.
  • Position may require the operation of City vehicles and/or personal vehicles in order to conduct City business.
  • Assume Superintendent of Recreation duties in his/her absence

Town of Jaffrey - Recreation Program Coordinator

Date Submitted: 9/3/2021

Position Title: Recreation Program Coordinator

The Town of Jaffrey, NH (population 5,297) is seeking an experienced candidate for the position of Recreation Program Coordinator. Jaffrey is in the southwest corner of New Hampshire, 18 miles southeast of Keene, and is home to Mount Monadnock. The Recreation Program Coordinator is a full-time position under the direct supervision of the Recreation Director. The Recreation Program Coordinator is responsible for creating and implementing a diverse year-round recreation program within the resources of the community. This will include planning, organizing, implementing, supervising, and evaluating activities and events to meet the needs of the community as well as designing activity brochures, scheduling the facilities, managing social media platforms, marketing programs, creating program contracts, and running special events.

The Recreation Program Coordinator works closely with volunteers and seasonal staff, assists with program registration, purchasing of equipment and supplies and related paperwork; and coordinates with various community organizations on activities. The ideal candidate possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in recreation management or related field preferred, one-year experience in municipal recreation or equivalent of public sector experience; or any combination of education and experience necessary to perform the required duties, skills and abilities.

Please send a cover letter, resume, salary history and three professional references to Job description may be obtained at The position will remain open until filled. The Town of Jaffrey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Labor grade 7. Hourly Pay range $18.59 – $24.24 DOQ

Job Description

Town of Newmarket - Assistant Recreation Director

Date Submitted: 8/30/2021

Position Title: Assistant Recreation Director

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 seasonal sports programs along with a comprehensive 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 September 15, 2021.  

Newmarket is an equal opportunity employer. All resumes are held in confidence.  Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.  For a copy of the job description, please visit under Employment Opportunities or under Employment Opportunities. Newmarket is an equal opportunity employer.

Rye Recreation - Recreation Program Assistant

Date Submitted: 8/27/2021


Contact Name: Meghan Spaulding

Contact Email:

Organization: Town of Rye- Recreation

Job Description

Rye Recreation is seeking a program assistant to support various programs (After School Program, The Wave Programming, sport, and craft programs etc.). Schedule will include day, evening and weekend hours and could vary from week to week. The job involves preparing and working in recreation activities. Minimum qualifications required include a High School Diploma with training or experience in childhood education, education, recreation programing and administration. Minimum of three years’ experience working with children, parents, and adults, including some administrative and supervisory experience. Excellent computer skills and driver’s license required. This position will work 30 hours a week from September to June.

A Town of Rye Application is required and is available on the town web site at or from the Rye Recreation Office.

Applications should be submitted to:

Rye Recreation Employment Opportunities

Mailing: 10 Central Road, Rye, NH, 03870

Physical: 55 Recreation Road, Rye, NH, 03870

Tel. (603) 964-6281, Fax (603) 964-1516

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