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Position: Parks and Recreation Director

The City of Kingston, Tennessee is seeking applications for the position of Parks and Recreation Director for Kingston’s Parks and Recreation Department.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee departmental budget and purchasing, marketing, programming, inventory management, facility scheduling and rentals.
  • Oversee staffing including supervision of six full-time and a varying number of part-time and seasonal personnel.
  • Prepare written communications and announcements for the Parks and Recreation Department.
  • Function as the Kingston Community Center Manager and coordinate special projects as needed.


  • Bachelor of Science/Arts Degree strongly preferred
  • Extensive organization skills and the ability to work independently using sound judgment and administrative skills
  • Direct experience in recreational programming and sports facility management is strongly preferred.
  • Must possess proficient skills in the areas of event planning, project management, organizational detail, customer service, computer applications, and general administrative, clerical, and basic bookkeeping areas.
  • Previous management experience desired.
  • Must be able to handle a multitude of tasks simultaneously, have excellent communication skills, and work effectively with the public and other employees in a teamwork environment.
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to work independently.
  • Marketing and promotion skills highly desirable.

This is a full time position with salary depending on qualifications and includes an excellent employee benefit package.

Application and a full job description are available on line at www.kingstontn.gov. Interested applicants should complete an online application and submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of City Manager, David Bolling, via email to humanresources@kingstontn.gov. The deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m., Monday, February 18, 2019.The City of Kingston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Unemployment Rate

Month/Year Kingston, TN% Tennessee% National %
1 / 2017 7.0% 5.7% 4.8%
2 / 2017 6.0% 4.9% 4.7%
3 / 2017 5.5% 4.6% 4.5%
4 / 2017 4.3% 3.7% 4.4%
5 / 2017 3.4% 2.9% 4.3%

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