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City of Newport, VT

Director of Recreation

Job Overview:

The City of Newport, VT is conducting a search for the position of Director of Recreation.

A complete job description and more details can be found here. 

Application packets are due no later than Friday, July 16th at 12:00pm. 

More information here. 


Hartford, VT Parks & Recreation

Superintendent of Parks and Facilities

Job Overview:

Under the general direction of the Director of Parks & Recreation, the Superintendent of Parks and Facilities is responsible for the management, maintenance and operations of sports fields, park open spaces, trails, indoor ice rink, and the outdoor aquatic facility, as well as work crews and equipment.

Successful applicants will have a bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation with a focus in Facility and/or Sports Management, Natural Resources, or related field. Equivalent years of relevant experience may be substituted for education. Salary range of $43k – $65k, commensurate with experience. Generous benefit plan includes retirement, health and dental insurance.

To view the full job description, click here.

Letter of interest and resumes should be sent by July 23, 2021, to:

Scott Hausler, CPRP


Town of Mansfield, CT

Recreation Coordinator

Job Overview:

The Town is looking to fill a full-time vacancy for a Recreation Coordinator. The Recreation Coordinator performs intermediate professional work managing a variety of recreation programs as well as related work as required. Duties include: planning and supervising recreation programs; scheduling programs and events; hiring and supervising program staff; monitoring budgets of assigned programs; maintaining appropriate records and files; preparing reports.

This exempt position is 35 hours/week with benefits. Work schedule can include evenings and weekends to accommodate work assignments.

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Vermont Forests, Parks, & Recreation

Parks Regional Operations Manager

Overview

The Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation seeks an energetic, outgoing, positive, individual with a thorough understanding of Vermont State Parks' operations who is able to work independently, multi-task, use excellent communication skills both orally and in writing to mediate conflicts, provide excellent customer service and succeed as part of a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment. This advanced operations position is responsible for the recruitment, hiring, training and supervision of seasonal park managers and staff that work in up to 12 state parks in the southwestern region of Vermont State Parks spanning from Woodford to Charlotte.

For more information, click here. 


MyRec.com Recreation Software

Client Services Specialist

Job Description: A full-time remote position responsible for customer support, troubleshooting problems, and training of existing clients. Also responsible for updating and creating reference guides. Other roles include assisting other MyRec.com Departments and directing customers to other staff if needed. Reports directly to the Director of Client Services.

Job Benefits: Pay is $32,500 per year.

The hours would be 10am to 6pm EST with a half hour paid lunch. Benefits over the first year include 401k with match, health insurance reimbursement, wellness incentive, flexible days off, and two weeks vacation. 

Find more details and the full job description here!



VT State Parks

Department of Forests, Parks, & Recreation  

Vermont State Parks is hiring for 5 full-time, year-round Park Maintenance positions to work in some of the most scenic locations in Vermont.

Seeking individuals that are diversely qualified in trade skills that can work independently as well as collaboratively on a team. Positions are responsible for the maintenance of state park facilities, structures, equipment, and water and wastewater systems. Successful applicants must be flexible, willing to work in public settings, be customer oriented and enjoy the outdoors.

Locations: Parks Facility Manager – Rutland Parks Facility Manager – Killington Parks Maintenance Foreman – Marshfield Parks Maintenance Technician – E. Dorset Parks Maintenance Technician – North Hero

Apply at: https://humanresources.vermont.gov/careers


Vermont Afterschool, Inc.


STEM and Career Awareness Coordinator

Reports to: Assistant Director, Vermont Afterschool, Inc.

The STEM and Career Awareness Coordinator is an integral part of the Strengthening Programs team at Vermont Afterschool. This position is charged with supporting afterschool programs and other youth-serving organizations in helping young people develop their self-identities through a focus on STEM, work-based learning, and college/career pathways. The project initiative has a strong focus on equity and on breaking down barriers to STEM learning experiences and promising career pathways for youth of all races, ethnicities, genders, geographic locations, identities, abilities, and family income levels.

More information available here.












Part Time / Seasonal


Vermont Works for Women

Regional Youth Program Coordinator

Vermont Works for Women is hiring two part-time youth coordinators. One coordinator will serve southern Vermont and will preferable be located somewhere between White River Junction and Springfield. The other will be based in VWW’s main office in Winooski and will serve northern & Central Vermont. Both positions will require some travel around the region.

The Youth Program Coordinator provides support for the day-to-day coordination and implementation of VWW’s youth programming (Rosie’s Girls Afterschool & Summer Camp, Tech Center Career Exploration, Youth@Work, Women Can Do, and others). This role is primarily responsible for logistics, planning, and organizing of programs, outreach and recruitment of youth participants and program partners, and hands-on interaction with youth and program delivery. The Youth Program Coordinator also supports development of new programming.

These are 20 hour/week positions which pay $17-18/ hour and comes with dental insurance, short-term & long-term disability, and a retirement plan. To see the full job description and details on how to apply, visit https://www.vtworksforwomen.org/about/employment. Please specify in your cover letter if you are applying for the position in northern or southern Vermont and where you heard about this opening. VWW is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to VWW’s commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment that represents the vibrant communities we serve. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Vermont Works for Women is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment that represents the vibrant communities we serve. Candidates across all markers of identity and expressions (genders, sexualities, races, religions, ages, national origins, and abilities, etc.) are highly encouraged to apply. 

Vermont Works for Women is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, VWW will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Cody Reed, info@vtworksforwomen.org, 802-655-8900 x100.


Town of Williston

Seasonal Conservation Land and Trail Steward

The Town of Williston is now accepting applications for the position of Seasonal Conservation Land and Trail Steward. This position is responsible for work related to the conservation, stewardship and management of Williston’s natural areas and 12+ mile trail network.  Duties range from routine monitoring and maintenance of trails to coordinating and leading volunteer projects related to conservation, management and stewardship goals. We seek someone who enjoys working outdoors on projects that benefit recreational opportunities and the environment, can interact positively and professionally with the public, and is able to conduct stewardship activities independently while following safety guidelines and exercising good judgment.   

This is a part-time position (20 hours/week) from June – September, with an hourly wage of $17. A detailed job description is available on the town website here. 

Williston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages all qualified applicant to apply.  To apply send a letter of interest, resume and three job references to Melinda Scott (mscott@willistonvt.org) or mail to Planning & Zoning, Town of Williston, 7878 Williston Rd, Williston, VT 05495. Position open until filled.


AmeriCorps VISTA

Environmental Educator at Lake Paran

Job Description:

Be a part of a growing non-profit in Southern Vermont. The position is for a full-time, 10-week (June 14-August 20) term at Lake Paran located in Bennington, Vermont. It will support the effective delivery of outdoor educational lessons and activities for children ages 5-12 during week-long summer camp programs. Compensation will be $15/hr.

Responsibilities include:

  • Development and delivery of environmental education programs and cirriculum for summer day camp participants
  • Supervise campers, ensuring their safety and well-being
  • Assist in set-up and breakdown of activities

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Have previous experience overseeing groups of children
  • Self-motivated and willing to work as a team
  • Willing to work outdoors in various weather conditions
  • Passionate about conservation and environmental education
  • Enthusiasm about sharing your knowledge with people of all backgrounds
  • First aid and CPR certifications (or ability to become certified)
  • Willing to follow Covid-19 precautions

Preferred Requirements:

  • Working towards a degree in conservation biology/forestry/ environmental science or have 2+ years of experience in outdoor education
  • Previous leadership experience in childcare/camp settings

Job Duration:

Seasonal

How to Apply:

To apply, please send a resume and 3 references to: Camille Kauffman, Outreach Coordinator, lakeparanvista@gmail.com (link sends e-mail)

Please refer to our website for more information: https://lakeparanvt.org/ (link is external)

Contact Name:

Camille Kauffman

Contact Phone:

3024636907

Contact Email:

lakeparanvista@gmail.com



Highgate, VT Parks & Recreation

Seasonal Buildings & Grounds employee:

The Town of Highgate Recreation Commission is now accepting applications for the position of Seasonal Buildings and ground employee (not to exceed a term of 120 days).

The successful candidate will undergo a complete background check including reference checks, criminal and driving record checks prior to final offer of employment. Please visit http://www.highgatevt.org to view the complete job description and application. To apply, submit your resume, cover letter, and Town application to PO Box 189 Highgate, VT 05459 - No email please.

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