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Assistant Director - Recreation
Job Title: Assistant Director - Recreation
Job Code: AsstDirRec
Address: 300 South Main Street Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
Phone: 540-443-1020
Fax: 540-961-1822
Emp Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Bachelors Degree
Years of Experience:  5
Travel: Between Locality Sites
Starting Salary: DOQ
Start Date:
# of Openings: 1
Description: Are you ready for the next step in your career or looking to make a change? The Town of Blacksburg is currently recruiting for the important role of Assistant Director of Parks & Recreation. The Town has a robust Parks & Recreation department featuring over 500 acres of parkland and programs offered are in excess of 1,000 each year. You can explore our department on the Town’s website and through our many YouTube videos, accessed at In case you aren’t familiar with Blacksburg, we are a university town nestled in the blue ridge mountains of southwest Virginia with a population of approximately 43,000. It is a great place to work, live and play. Take a few minutes to discover our community with this video, A combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Sports Management or a related field and 5 years of managing a facility/system is required. A Certified Parks & Recreation Professional accreditation is preferred and will be required within 12 months of the hire date, along with an Aquatic Pool Operator certification. The starting salary range for this position is $58,160 - $72,700/annually, depending on qualifications. Visit for more information on the job duties and employment with the Town of Blacksburg. A Town of Blacksburg application is required for this position by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 19, 2018. Applications are available at the Human Resources Office located in the Municipal Building at 300 South Main Street, Blacksburg, VA 24060 or may be downloaded at Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation in the application process may call 540-443-1021 (voice) or the VA Relay Center at 711 (TDD). An EEO Employer M/F/D/V
Attached Document: Not Available
Date Posted: 1/10/2018

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Company Name: Town of Blacksburg
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  Listing #:   1234   
  Date Created:   1/10/2018
  Last Updated:   1/10/2018
  Date Expired:   2/9/2018
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