The Borough of Perkasie is seeking a Director of Parks and Recreation. The director is responsible for the operation and management of the Borough’s 200+ acre park system and related facilities, including two municipal swimming pools and a skate park. The focus is on short and long range planning, project and program development, recreation, trails, special events, and implementation of capital projects. Creation and distribution of various recreation related publications. Supervisory experience to manage a seasonal staff of over 80 team members is necessary for this position.
The Director is also responsible for strategic communication within Perkasie Borough government as well as with outside organizations for the purposes of establishing the parks and recreation system as a key organization in the area. Must be able to work flexible hours, including some nights and weekends.
Excellent computer skills are necessary. Aquatics experience preferred, with Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification or equivalent, or the ability to obtain after hire. Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation Management or a related field is required.
Salary range is $50k-$63k annually depending on qualifications. Applicants are asked to reply by May 31, 2017, but will be accepted until the position has been filled.
For application information and a detailed job description, click the links below:
Director of Parks & Recreation Job Description
Perkasie Employment Application
Send application and resume with salary history to Perkasie Borough, Attn.: Borough Manager, 620 W. Chestnut Street, Perkasie, PA 18944.
Perkasie Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.