Town of Billerica MA - Assistant Director of Recreation

Date Submitted: 9/19/2023

Application Deadline: 10/13/2023

Position Title: Assistant Director of Recreation

Contact Name: Dave Grubb

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Organization: Town of Billerica Recreation Department

Job Description

The Town of Billerica, population of nearly 45,000, is seeking dynamic, qualified candidates to fulfill the role of Assistant Director of Recreation. Over the course of the last two years, our team has seen a significant turnover in staffing that has provided an opportunity to restructure the department. Recently, the Town has also strongly supported investments in recreation improvement projects – including the recent completion of a new $11 million intergenerational park, with additional projects in the works. We are looking for candidates that are energetic team players who will join us in taking on the excitement of continuing to grow our department and push our services forward. This position performs administrative, supervisory, and clerical work in assisting the Recreation Director in the overall operations of the Recreation Department, including but not limited to: programming and special event planning, field permitting, budgeting, grant writing, and supervision of department employees. Assists in supervising two permanent employees and up to 100+ seasonal employees and volunteers.

Applicants shall possess a Bachelor's degree in related field, and a minimum of five years related experience, including program/event planning and staff supervision. Qualified candidates will be certified in First Aid and CPR, possess a valid driver’s license and will be available to work flexible hours including occasional evenings, weekends and holidays when required. Prior experience in Therapeutic Recreation or Special Needs programming is preferred.

Salary range: $86,950 - $102,739, based on experience.

For additional information, please reach out to Dave Grubb, Director of Recreation – To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Michele Rivera, Director of Human Resources -, or utilize the "Quick Apply" feature above.

Job will remain open until filled, however applications received by October 13, 2023 will be given preference.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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City of Portsmouth - Part Time Lifeguard - Indoor Pool

Date Submitted: 9/21/2023

Application Deadline: 11/1/2023

Contact Name: Shauna Judd

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Organization: City of Portsmouth

Job Description

City of Portsmouth's Indoor Pool is looking for individuals willing to open the pool for 5am start time. We are flexible with other hours during the week and weekends!

Pay is $14.00 an hour.

The purpose of this position is to perform professional work in the safety and use of the Portsmouth Indoor Pool. Monitors activities in aquatic areas to prevent accidents and provide assistance to patrons while performing directly related work as required. Maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other City employees and the public.

If chosen for an interview, candidates will need to pass a preliminary CPR and swim test. The swim test includes:

1. Swim 300 yards continuously

2. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs

3. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds by starting in the water, swimming 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 12 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 years on the back to return to the starting point, exit the water without using steps or a ladder.

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Merrimack Parks and Recreation - Park & Building Maintainer

Date Submitted: 9/19/23

Application Deadline: 10/6/2023

Position Title: Park & Building Maintainer (PT Year Round)

Contact Name: Matt Casparius

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Job Description

The employee in this position performs unskilled and semi-skilled labor in the maintenance of all Town buildings and grounds.

Work involves responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of tools, including power tools and light duty motor vehicles used in the maintenance of Town facilities. Work assignments are normally received from the Parks and Recreation Director, and after instructions have been given, work is generally performed with limited additional supervision. Work is reviewed by a supervisor for conformance with instructions and for the safety and care exercised in operating tools and vehicles.

Examples of Duties

  • Operates hand and power tools including, but not limited to, rakes, shovels, trimmers, blowers, mowers, drills, saws, and sanders used in the maintenance of buildings and grounds. Performs minor maintenance such as checking fluid levels and filters. Reports need for repairs to supervisor
  • Assists with various maintenance functions, repairing windows, furniture, flooring, replacing and repairing walls and ceilings, and installing plumbing and electrical fixtures.
  • Provides custodial work such as cleaning of restrooms, sweeping and mopping of floors, washing windows, vacuuming, and keeps facilities supplied with soap and paper products. May make minor repairs.
  • Operates light trucks not requiring a CDL license to move personnel and supplies and equipment.
  • Shovels walkways and stairs, spreads sand and salt on walkways and stairs, uses snow blowers as assigned
  • Arranges and moves furniture and other heavy items.
  • Painting sanding and scraping using ladders.
  • May assist other divisions as needed with general labor.
  • Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must be physically able to perform manual labor in an indoor and outdoor environment in any weather condition, able to follow verbal instructions and work with limited supervision, must have a valid NH drivers license, a good knowledge of the operation of light equipment and safety precautions and standards, the ability to operate equipment safely, and ability to work with the general public; Or any equivalent combination of education and experience, which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge’s, skills and abilities.

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City of Portsmouth - Full Time Lifeguard

Date Submitted: 9/6/2023

Application Deadline: 10/27/2023

Position Title: Full Time Lifeguard

Contact Name: Shauna Judd

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Organization: City of Portsmouth

Job Description

Pay rate for this position is $15.84 to $17.47 per the 1386A Working Agreement.

Detailed information about the AFSCME 1386A Working Agreement including salary schedule and benefits can be found here:

The City offers a generous compensation and benefits package that includes retirement, paid time off including vacation, holidays, medical & dental insurance, flexible spending account, professional development, career growth, longevity incentives, and more!

Please visit Work with us | City of Portsmouth for more information.

The purpose of this position is to monitor activities at the Portsmouth Indoor Pool to prevent accidents and provide assistance to patrons.

Schedule is 40 hours a week, Monday - Friday with a mix of morning, afternoon, and evenings. Incumbent will be expected to work weekends when needed.


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