Employment Opportunities

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, SENIOR CENTER - OLD BRIDGE, MIDDLESEX COUNTY

Twp of Old Bridge seeks candidates for Administrative Assistant of the Senior Center, Silver Linings at Old Bridge. Under direction of the Manager, responsible for Senior Center functions including various administrative duties requiring responsibility and dependability, overseeing food bank services and serving as acting manager in manager’s absence. 

Minimum Requirements: Associate’s Degree in a related field or High School diploma or its equivalent and at least 3 years of experience working in a clerical/administrative capacity. Strong communication skills, both oral and written; knowledge of office methods and practices and performing routine tasks involved in keeping financial and other records; must be proficient in Microsoft Office; experience working in a senior center, a plus. For additional information and to complete application: www.oldbridge.com (employment opportunities). Deadline 8/5/2018  EOE

Ad Posted July 16, 2018 Ad Removed August 5, 2018

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RECREATION DIRECTOR – SPARTA TOWNSHIP, SUSSEX COUNTY.

Population approximately 20,000. Bachelor’s Degree (required), Master’s Degree (preferred) from an accredited college in the field of recreation management, parks, or public administration. Minimum of 3 years of experience, preferably 5+, as an assistant or director of municipal recreation programs is desired. Certified Park & Recreation Professional/Executive (CPRP/CPRE) certification preferred. Management and coordination of programs including senior citizen programming, youth & adult sports/exercise programs, parks & athletic fields permitting & maintenance oversight, special events, summer camp program, grant acquisition, and program development. Responsible for annual operating and capital budget preparation & implementation. Strong communication, organizational, project management, budget/financial management, computer, social media, and customer service skills needed. Must have valid NJ driver’s license. Salary: DOQ. Township is an EOE/ADA employer. Submit cover letter with salary history & requirements along with resume to: William.Close@Spartanj.org. Closing date: July 31, 2018

Ad Posted July 11, 2018 Ad Removed August 1, 2018

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RECREATION DIRECTOR – LONG BRANCH CITY, Monmouth County

Population 31,000. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in the recreation field preferred. Minimum of 3 years of experience as an assistant or director of municipal recreation programs preferred. Development, management and coordination of programs including public beach, senior citizen programming parks and athletic fields and special events. Responsible for operating and capital budget planning and preparation. Strong communication, organizational, financial management and people skills a must. Must have valid NJ driver’s license. Salary: DOQ. Submit cover letter, resume to: longbranchteam2018@gmail.com

 Ad Posted June 28, 2018 Ad Removed July 28, 2018

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SUPERINTENDANT, SPORTS, TURF, AND OPEN SPACE- TOWNSHIP OF EVESHAM

Salary Range-$55-65k. Any questions/resumes can be directed to Rob Hennefer, Director of Golf, Recreation, and Open Space at henneferb@indianspringgolf.com
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 Ad Posted June 28, 2018 Ad Removed September 28, 2018

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GENERAL OFFICE CLERK – FULL TIME – WESTFIELD TOWN, Union County. 

This is an entry level position in the Recreation Department. This is a fast-paced environment that requires an individual who has excellent customer service skills, reliability, experience handling monetary transactions and a willingness to learn. Experience with Microsoft Office, financial software and spreadsheet applications is a must. Duties include, but are not limited to, providing outstanding service to our residents, maintaining a filing and tracking system, assisting with permit applications, processing daily purchase orders on behalf of the department. Please email resume and cover letter to Don Bogardus, Recreation Director, 425 East Broad Street, Westfield NJ 07090 or to dbogardus@westfieldnj.gov by July 13, 2018. EOE 

Ad Posted June 28, 2018 Ad Removed July 28, 2018

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NJRPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Princeton, NJ

The New Jersey Recreation and Park Association (NJRPA) is seeking a professional and energetic leader with a strong commitment to excellent customer service and a highly collaborative/teamoriented management style to serve as its next Executive Director. Key duties of the position include management of the Association’s business, financial and technology operations; public policy leadership; development of educational program and services; conference and trade show management; board orientation, development and support; oversight of membership and services marketing; fund-raising and grant development; and support for Committee, Section and District programs and operations. 
 
The non-profit association serves as the voice for parks and recreation in New Jersey on local, state and national levels. Members work to provide opportunities for all the state’s citizens to enjoy quality recreation and leisure activities, and are dedicated to promoting public support for parks and recreation and public awareness of the contribution of recreation to a balanced life.

There are more than 500 professional, commercial, student, and retired members in NJRPA, affiliated with geographical districts and special interest sections. The staff consists of two additional full time members who help oversee membership services and ticket sales. The association office is in Princeton New Jersey. 

NJRPA is governed by a Board of Trustees (BOT). The seven-member Executive BOT is elected by the general membership. In addition, one representative from each geographic district of the state and one from each special interest group of the association round out the BOT.  The BOT meets monthly; Standing Committees, Districts, and Sections meet on an as needed basis. The association offers an excellent benefits package and minimum starting salary of $75,000 based on qualifications and experience. 
 

Interested candidates please mail cover letter, resume, and contact information for five professional references by June 30, 2018 to:  NJRPA Past President Dawn Thompson at dthompson@neptunetownship.org 732-904-6500
 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree (required), Master’s Degree (preferred) in Recreation, Parks, Public Administration, Non-profit Association Management or related field; minimum five years’ full time experience in the same; Certified Park and Recreation Professional/Executive (CPRP/CPRE) or Certified Association Executive (CAE) preferred. Shall display the skills for decision making and implementation of policy as well as knowledge of management principles and techniques. Successful grant procurement and administration and strong budget and finance skills preferred. Successful, broad, and varied experience in an administrative capacity in the recreation, park, or resource management field preferred. Shall demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate with members, officials, legislators, businesses, staff, and the public through speech and written skills. Proven proficiency in office management, marketing, and computer and web-based technology is required. Shall possess the ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Shall pass background checks and have a valid driver’s license. 

Ad Posted June 7, 2018 Ad Removed September 30, 2018

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Park Maintenance Person – Morris County Park Commission’s Park Maintenance Division seeks a full-time Park Maintenance Person. Under the direction of the Manager of Park Maintenance and the Superintendent of Park Maintenance, this position is responsible for but not limited to, turf management, maintaining athletic areas, maintaining parks, cleaning restrooms, and snow removal.  The Park Maintenance Person’s position is also responsible for the operation of various types of manual and power equipment necessary to perform these functions.  This position is a 40-hour a week position with an alternate schedule in the summer. Position provides salary and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, pension, vacation and sick time. You can view a full description and qualifications for this position at www.morrisparks.net/employment.

Interested applicants must submit a completed application, which is available on our website at www.morrisparks.net/employment. All application submissions shall be made to the attention of Mr. Kevin Todeˊ at employment@morrisparks.net.

Ad Posted May 30, 2018 Ad Removed August 30, 2018

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Environmental Stewardship Coordinator, Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center, Basking Ridge NJ - Coordinate and produce environmental, historical, and cultural events, programs, and exhibits.  Oversee land management of 500 acres of parkland and make recommendations to Manager on environmentally sensitive issues such as invasive plant species removal, meadow management, and habitat restoration.  Qualifications:  Bachelor of Arts or Science degree from an accredited college or institution of higher education in the field of life science, ecology, earth sciences, natural resource management, or other natural history curricula.  Degrees in other fields acceptable provided applicant has experience, training or supplementary education in life sciences.  Minimum of three years’ experience in natural resource management, research and/or field techniques.  Thorough knowledge of environmental and ecological concepts and land management issues; ability to work with the public involving people of all ages; ability to utilize computers; basic knowledge of handling administrative matters in the absence of direct supervision; strong planning, designing, and organizational skills. Work also performed in the field in varying weather conditions and habitats.  Ability to lift, move, and/or transport materials that weigh up to 30 pounds.  Ability to adjust work schedule as required for the efficient operation of facilities and programs.  Must have a valid driver's license.  Must have, or be willing to obtain, a NJ pesticide license.  $40,800 plus benefits.  To apply call (908) 722-1200 ext. 5239 or email dmumgelter@scparks.org   EOE. 

Ad Posted May 4, 2018 Ad Removed August 4, 2018

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