Director of Parks & Recreation
Salary $70,000-$75,000 DOQ plus benefits. Responsible for directing & implementing comprehensive year-round recreational, social, and cultural programs for all ages. Develops program schedules, tournaments, and special events. Facilitates and registers program participants for recreational and youth sports. Serves as staff to Parks & Recreation Commission. Responsible for town-wide parks and facilities including community center, beaches, fields, parks, and open spaces. Department budget of $690,000. BA in Recreation, Education, Physical Education or similar including course work in organization and administration, plus at least 4 years of progressively-responsible experience in parks and recreation, two of which must be in a supervisory capacity. Certification by National Parks & Recreation Association desirable. Experience with CivicRec software desirable. Public Service driver’s license desirable – requires participation in Town Drug Testing Program. See www.coventryct.org for job description and online application. Resumes & application to Town of Coventry, Office of Town Manager, 1712 Main Street, Coventry, CT 06238. Deadline May 12, 2021. EOE M/F.