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Full Time


Essex Recreation & Parks

Recreation Customer Service Specialist 

Essex Parks and Recreation and Essex Junction Recreation & Parks are looking for a new team member to warmly and respectfully greet our customers, providing them with a positive experience and good first impression. This person is the face and voice of our two organizations. The successful candidate will listen, answer questions, and provide information that is appropriate and accurate to both external and internal customers. You will resolve patron challenges and guide them to solutions, resulting in a positive brand experience. This person will be friendly and outgoing in nature. We seek an individual who is people-oriented, gives attention to detail, is adaptable, has the ability to work under pressure, and exercises good judgment. These skills will require patience, a positive attitude, a smile, a love for parks and recreation, and a genuine care for community. Must have proven customer support experience, excellent communication skills (verbal and written), and the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively. In order to serve walk-in, over the phone, and online customers you must be computer savvy, and able to learn a new software program.

This position requires an Associate’s degree in a relevant degree field and two years of experience in an administrative support position, recreation programming or a related activity.

This full-time position starts at $17.61 per hour, with excellent health, dental, and retirement benefits, and paid leave. Internal applications are now being accepted.

To apply, you will need to have the following materials:

• Cover letter (PDF Format)

• Resume (PDF Format)

• Name and contact information for three references (note: these will only be contacted with your express permission)

• Responses to the following two prompts (we suggest you write these in advance in a word processor and be prepared to cut and paste them, up to 250-words each):

1. What are three personal strengths you have that would make you an excellent customer service representative for our busy recreation departments?

2. What is the role of community recreation and how does the customer service specialist contribute to this role?

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Contact:

Travis Sabataso

HR Director

Town of Essex/Village of Essex Junction

81 Main Street

Essex Junction, VT 05452

802-857-0113 (Phone)



Highgate, VT Parks & Recreation

Programs Coordinator (PT with potential to become FT):

The Town of Highgate Parks & Recreation Commission is now accepting applications for the part-time position of Recreation Program Coordinator.

(There is a possibility that this position will become full time with benefits starting in July pending job performance and budget approval in March)

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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City of Winooski 

Recreational Programs Manager

The Recreational Programs Manager will be responsible for ensuring a high-quality, year-round slate of recreational programs and events that is responsive to community interests and needs and serves a broad spectrum of Winooski’s diverse residents and visitors. This position works as part of the larger Community Services team to provide lifecycle and place-wide programming and services to Winooski residents.

To apply,  

1. Download the full job description

2. Apply online or download our employment application

Employment applications and resumes can be emailed or sent to our address:

hr@winooskivt.gov

The City of Winooski
Dept. of Human Resources
27 West Allen Street, Winooski VT 05404


City of Winooski

Parks & Community Gardens Manager

The Parks and Community Gardens Manager will be responsible for coordinating the maintenance and development of the City’s various parks and open spaces. This will include working closely with the Department of Public Works, volunteers, contractors, and staff to maintain parks and recreational facilities in a safe, accessible, and user-friendly manner. This will also include working to support the implementation of the City’s Parks and Open Space Master Plan. Additionally, the Parks and Community Garden Manager will be responsible for overseeing the City’s community garden program, including registration, maintenance, and gardener support throughout the season. This position works as part of the larger Community Services team to create and execute place-wide programming and services to Winooski residents, including collaborating with the Recreation Programs Manager to support programming and activities within the Parks.

To apply,  

1. Download the full job description

2. Apply online or download our employment application

Employment applications and resumes can be emailed or sent to our address:

hr@winooskivt.gov

The City of Winooski
Dept. of Human Resources
27 West Allen Street, Winooski VT 05404


 



Part Time / Seasonal


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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