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Assistant Recreation Program Coordinator

Burlington, MA
The Burlington Parks & Recreation Department is recognized nationally for its robust programming and events.  The department offers nearly 300 unique programs annually, serving all ages and abilities.  The Assistant Program Coordinator assists the Program Coordinator in the planning, scheduling, and directing of the comprehensive community recreational opportunities for the residents of the Town of Burlington.  

Highlights of responsibilities include:
  • Organizing, implementing, and evaluating recreation programs and events for residents of all ages and abilities
  • Research, develop and make recommendations for new and innovative programs and events
  • Assisting in the recruitment, supervision and retention of part-time program staff and volunteers
  • Marketing of programs, services and events using social media, flyers, brochures, and local media outlets
  • Serving as coordinator of all indoor recreation facilities; administering facility schedules, record-keeping, and accounts receivables
Minimum requirements include:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Park and Recreation Administration, Leisure Studies, or related field
  • Supervisory experience
  • Valid motor vehicle operator’s license
  • Current certification in CPR and First Aid
  • Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) preferred
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist preferred
  • Must be willing and able to work additional hours as programming dictates, including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Strong customer service training and experience required

Salary for this position is competitive dependent upon qualifications, and will include comprehensive and generous benefits. This is a full-time position, 35-hours per week, within Grade 10, of the BMEA contract.  Current starting rate at Step 1 is mid $50,000's.

Applications received by 12:00pm January 20, 2023 will receive first consideration.  Position will remain open until filled.
Please note:  MA General Laws mandate that any individual having direct contact at any time with either children or senior citizens be subject to CORI screening by the Criminal History Systems Board.  Any conditional offer of employment is contingent upon satisfactory CORI results.
Methods to apply for this position:
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Send letter of interest, resume, and application to:
     Joanne M. Faust, SPHR
     Human Resources Director
     Town of Burlington
     29 Center Street
     Burlington, MA  01803
The Town of Burlington is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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