This is professional work in the direction of the Parks and Recreation Department of the Township. The Director provides the overall administration and evaluation of a comprehensive park management program incorporating assigned park reservations, waterfront properties, outdoor recreation facilities, including concessions and special events. The Director plans, staffs and monitors for optimum efficiency and cost effective operations that enhance facilities and services to the public. The Director oversees operations pertaining to parks, open space, recreation, buildings, and structures to achieve professionally managed park reservations in keeping with the long-range master planning process. Work extends to include promoting and supporting varied recreation and athletic activities suited to the interest level of potential and actual patrons and coordinating the Township's recreation program with that of the Moon Area School District.
The Director serves as an ex-officio member of the Parks and Recreation Board. The employee functions with wide latitude under the administrative direction of the Township Manager and within the framework of policies established by the Board of Supervisors. The Director assumes executive responsibility for all the recreation, parks and conservation functions, and for the maintenance of a high level of recreation service. The employee is in a position to enlist the confidence and support of the citizenry in the Township by his/her ability to provide a wholesome recreation program for area patrons. The work is subject to review through reports, conferences, observation of results, and appraisal of acceptance and popularity of programs.
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Township Manager. Work is performed during regularly scheduled hours and may often involve additional hours as needed. Attendance at evening meetings is required. The position is exempt under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act.
More information on the position as well as how to apply can be found at http://www.moontwp.com/employment.html.
About Township of Moon
Moon Township’s Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of leisure activities for anyone who lives, works or just simply wants to play in Moon Township. With more than 600 acres of recreational space, Moon Parks’ facilities include Moon Park, Robin Hill Park and five play lots located throughout the community. Moon Parks and Recreation also offers a variety of different classes, including everything from exercise, to computers and guitar lessons. Annual events sponsored by Moon Parks include an Easter Bunny Trail, Earth Day, Father’s Day Fun Fair, Independence Day Celebration, and Family Fun Nights.
For more information visit their web site at http://www.moonparks.org.