The Town of Pennington Gap is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Director of Parks and Recreation. We are looking for an individual who will provide professional leadership that will positively affect both the department and the community. Salary will be based on experience. The director should be a self-starter, progressive, energetic, and visionary in providing parks and recreation services to the Town.
Successful candidates must possess comprehensive knowledge of public recreation and park operations and have experience with current recreational organization policies, services, and equipment. The ability to establish and maintain cooperative relations with town officials and the public and to promote community interest and enthusiasm in recreational activities is key to this position.
Under the direct supervision of the Town Manager: plan, organize, manage, oversee and direct the operations and services of parks and recreation, which includes: budget for the department, planning activities, maintenance of the park, landscaping for the park, advertising for park events (sports, town celebrations, and other), attend monthly council meetings and will be required to work most weekends.
1. Must have a current driver’s license
2. This position will require passing a background check and drug screening.
3. Must be at least 18 years of age.
1. 2 years or more experience in park and recreation management;
2. Good oral and written communication skills, social media experience, and marketing experience.
For more information or an application, please see attachment below or contact Town Hall at 276-546-1177. All applications should be submitted to the town hall by March 11th at 4 pm.
TOPG is an equal opportunity provider and employer.