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Town of Waterbury Recreation Department

The Town of Waterbury is seeking candidates to fill the position of Program Coordinator in the town’s Recreation Department.   This is a newly created Permanent, Full-Time Position, carrying a competitive wage and a full benefit package. The full job description can be viewed below. The position is open until filled, but a May starting date is desired. Employment is conditioned on successful completion of a background investigation. Candidates may inquire about the job or may send letters of interest and resumes to Nick Nadeau at recreation@ or they may be mailed to:

Town of Waterbury
28 N. Main Street
Waterbury, VT 05676

Job Title: Program Coordinator                  Department: Recreation/Community Services

Job Summary:

The Program Coordinator will develop, implement, and supervise current and future recreation programs for the Town of Waterbury. In addition, the Program Coordinator will complete associated administrative and customer service tasks.


The Program Coordinator will:

  • Assist with the recruitment, hiring, and training of program staff
  • Oversee the day-to-day operation of programs
  • Handle communications with the community in a timely manner
  • Develop and adjust programming to best serve community needs
  • Light administrative work pertaining to programs, participants, and municipal process.
  • Maintain supplies, equipment, and materials in support of athletic and recreation programs
  • Attend and assist with municipal community events
  • Assist with facility inquires and rentals

Required Skills/Abilities:

The Program Coordinator will need to have:

  • Necessary verbal and written communication skills
  • Good customer service skills
  • Good organization and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work independently and with others
  • The ability to supervise seasonal staff
  • The ability to serve, communicate with, and work with a diverse population
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe programs (preferred)
  • Experience with software (preferred)

Education and Experience:

The Program Coordinator must have:

  • 2 years of related experience, preferably in a position supervising programs and other staff, OR
  • A combination of experience and education that may be considered equivalent to the previous requirement—College work in a related area (Recreation, Athletics, Education, Business, Public Administration) is helpful; an Associate’s Degree at minimum is preferred.
  • CPR/First Aid Certification (preferred)
  • Lifeguard certification (preferred)
  • Candidate shall pursue and obtain these certification if presently certified