The town of Natick, is seeking candidates for the role of Deputy Community Services Director – Recreation & Parks. The successful candidate will serve as a member of the leadership team within the Community Services Department.

The Deputy Community Services Director – Recreation & Parks is responsible for partnering and supporting all divisions under the Community Services Department with a primary focus on providing direction and leadership to the division of Recreation and Parks. The Recreation Division oversees hundreds of programs, services and community events over the course of the year. The Recreation & Parks division is the stewards of the park system and coordinates space usage of facilities and parks throughout town. The Deputy Community Services Director – Recreation & Parks will work with the Community Services Director and leadership team to redefine the way services are provided to the town of Natick.

The Deputy Community Services Director – Recreation must fulfill the following qualification or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Master’s degree in public administration or related field requested.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of five years of experience in municipal recreation or a related field with increasing responsibility; related experience with recreation agencies, recreation facilities, park management and supervisory experience with recreation or related programs can be substituted.
  • Prefer a candidate that is a current MRPA (Massachusetts Recreation and Parks Association) and/or NRPA (National Recreation & Parks Association) member.
  • Valid driver’s license.

The starting salary will range from $90,000 to $105,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to hr@natickma.org.

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