The City of Fort Payne, Alabama is currently seeking a creative, innovative person to be the Full-Time Program Director for the Fort Payne Parks and Recreation Department.
The Program Director will be in charge of managing and directing all activities of the Wills Valley Recreation Center and developing and implementing new programs/events within the parks and recreation department. The Program Director serves as the membership manager for Wills Valley Recreation Center. They are responsible for supervising a group of employees engaged in planning, organizing, coordinating and administering a very comprehensive municipal facility. They must have the ability to lead, follow and have fun while successfully completing job duties.
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Assistant Parks and Recreation Director. Applicants must complete online job application and email resume and letter of interest to: email@example.com
Bachelor’s Degree in recreation or related field from an accredited four -year college or university and two years related experience and/or training;
Or Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience must include recreation programming, supervisory, customer service and fitness/wellness programming.
Group Fitness Instructor
Alabama Recreation & Parks Association PRC or CPRP –or be able to attain within three years
About Fort Payne Parks & Recreation
Fort Payne takes great pride in its beautiful parks and superb recreation facilities. On sunny afternoons and cool evenings our parks are teeming with families playing and people enjoying the walking trails. Squeals of delight can be heard around town as children enjoy the numerous playgrounds. From City Park, our oldest, to the Alabama Walking Park, our newest, there is something that will delight everyone
Our well maintained Sports Complex is home to junior baseball, softball, and soccer, as well as adult leagues in both soccer and softball. The Will’s Valley Recreation Center is state-of-the-art, and is home to various basketball and racquetball leagues, group fitness classes and martial arts classes, and fitness equipment.