The Rye Town Park Commission (RTPC) seeks a dynamic leader with outstanding credentials in park and waterfront management, who has the demonstrated ability to manage a busy public facility and a team of 80 seasonal employees. The Park Director will be a person with vision who is passionate about parks, people, community, and the environment.
Rye Town Park is located on 62 acres of rolling parkland on the shores of Long Island Sound in Rye, NY. As one of the first parks ever founded in the United States, it is listed on the National and New York State Registers of Historic Places.
The job ramps up to full-time “in season” (April 1 - October 30) and transitions back to part-time (10 - 16 flexible hours per week) in the “off-season” (November 1 - March 31). In general, the Park Director is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of all aspects of the park. The role entails managing the startup, day-to-day and closing down of operations.
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