The town of Stoneham (Pop. 22,000), a desirable and welcoming community, is seeking “the” candidate for the position of Recreation Director.“ The candidate must be innovative, a great collaborator and most of all community minded. “The Recreation, Director under the administrative direction of the Town Administrator oversees the planning, development and implementation of safe, recreational programming for the town of Stoneham’s youth, adults and seniors. Stoneham is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity in our workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

The Director of Recreation is responsible to provide educational and enjoyable recreational programming and opportunities for the youth, adults and seniors of the Stoneham community. The need for continuous growth and expansion of programs will complement the continued growth and recreational expectations of   the Stoneham community. Salary range: $67,430-$74,430.

Education and Experience:

Position requires a bachelor’s degree or a master level of trade knowledge in the field of recreation management; a minimum of four to seven years of prior work 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 experience supervisory experience required.

Application Instructions:

For a full description of the duties and responsibilities of this essential management position, visit our website at www.stoneham-ma.gov. Under Human Resources Department- Job Opportunities. Town of Stoneham- Job Applications are required and can be found on the website. A complete application would include: resume, cover letter and the Town’s Job Application.

Town of Stoneham

35 Central Street, Stoneham, MA 02180

Attention:  Donna Gaffey, HR Director

dgaffey@stoneham-ma.gov

Initial review of applications will be conducted on Friday, May 28th. Position open until filled.

Prospective employees must successfully complete a CORI (Criminal Offender Records Inquiry) and a physical examination, including drug screen. The Town reserves the right to run additional CORI and background checks as allowed by Massachusetts General Law.