Leadership, Maintenance Facilities, Operations, Parks
4 Year Degree
Operating under the general direction of the Director of Parks and Recreation and in accordance with established policies and procedures, the incumbent, with considerable knowledge of maintenance methods, construction techniques and gardening operations, is responsible for coordinating and directing the custodial and maintenance personnel towards the goal of providing orderly and safe parks and recreation facilities for the public's enjoyment. This is accomplished by directing assigned personnel in the maintenance, repair and construction of the town's parks, athletic complexes and recreation facilities. This employee is additionally responsible for directing a comprehensive tree care program for the town's street and park trees by serving as the town's arborist.
Duties require considerable knowledge of park administration, landscape architecture, horticulture, facilities maintenance/methods and construction or related field of study equivalent to the completion of a four (4)-year college degree and at least five (5) years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education/experience. Familiarity with municipal parks and recreation helpful. Candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills, strong proficiency in the use of computers and associated software applications as well as the ability to work both independently as well as part of a team. Arborist experience preferred.
Application forms are required and are available, complete with job description, from the Town Manager’s Office, 85 Union Street, Brunswick or at www.brunswickme.org. Applications and supporting materials should be returned to the Town Manager’s Office as noted above. This position will remain open until filled.
Additional Salary Information: The starting salary will be DOE and budgetary allowances.
About Town of Brunswick Maine
The Town of Brunswick is a vibrant, diverse community of more than 22,000 citizens. Brunswick's quality of life is steeped in its sense of place; a place to live, to recreate, to learn and to work. Home to Bowdoin College, Maine State Music Theatre and the Brunswick Landing - Maine's Center for Innovation, Brunswick is a full service community with a Town Council/Manager form of government.The Town's Parks and Recreation Department has been recognized nationally by NRPA, Sports Illustrated and Dodge as one of only eight "Good Sports Communities" nationwide (www.brunswickme.org/parkrec/goodsports.htm) In addition, Brunswick serves as Maine's first "Bicycle Friendly Community" as determined by the League of American Bicyclists and home to the Androscoggin River Bicyle Path recognized by the East Coast Greenway Alliance with its 2001 Trail of Merit Award. The Department has also received recognition from the Boston Society of Landscape Architects for its award winning "River to the Bay" - "A Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan for Brunswick, Maine". In 2005 Brunswick was recognized by Money Magazine as one of the top 5 communities in the country in which to retire. (http://money.cn...n.com/magazines/moneymag/bpretire/2005/index.html). In January 2016 the National Park Service added the Brunswick Commercial Historic District to the National Register of Historic Places.