Job Openings


POSITION: Ft. Williams Park Coordinator
SALARY: $19.00 - $21.00/hour
OPENING DATE: May, 2019
CLOSING DATE: Until position filled
JOB TYPE: Full-time (40 hours)
DEPARTMENT: Community Services/Recreation

THE POSITION:

Are you the right fit for our growing department? Are you ready to roll up your sleeves and get to work? Cape Elizabeth Community Services is seeking a full-time Fort Williams Park Coordinator to join its dedicated and diverse team. We are searching for someone who is dynamic, creative and passionate about making a difference in our community. This position is under the direct supervision of the Community Services Director and works to coordinate activities at Fort Williams Park. The employee in this position will work with food vendors, transportation & cruise ship vendors, other town departments, the Fort Williams Park Committee and guests and residents of Cape Elizabeth to ensure a safe, enjoyable experience at Fort Williams Park. This individual will be responsible for assisting and coordinating programs in accordance with established policies and procedures. Must be an effective communicator, and have the ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information. Requires flexibility for night and weekend hours based on the season, and a working knowledge of financial record keeping practices. Must have the ability to work with the general public in a respectful, tactful manner, and the ability to work with limited direction. Ability to learn and implement office procedures related to Department, Town, State, and Federal policies, rules, procedures, codes, and ordinances.

This is a full-time position responsible for assisting the Community Services and Fort Williams Park Director withprotecting and supervising designated outdoor areas including patrolling the grounds to ensure users are complying with the rules of the park – including fire safety regulations and protection of the natural environment. Responsibilities include dealing effectively with the public concerning department activities, and performing specific delegated tasks, all under the general guidance and direct supervision of the Director.

Position Classification: This position is classified as a full-time, hourly (non-exempt) position.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This position supervises part-time employees and independent contractors. This is professional work of moderate difficulty in organizing, promoting, conducting, and supervising events in a growing community. The flexible schedule will include evenings and weekends.

The Town offers a wide variety of benefits to its employees including a competitive benefits package and salary.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRED:

• Bachelor's degree in Tourism, Leisure Studies or a related field.
• Any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the necessary
knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Valid State of Maine driver's license with clean driving record.
• Assists with coordination and scheduling use of municipal facilities and transportation. Ensures facilities are properly
equipped and prepared for user groups.
• Strong supervisory skills and decision-making abilities, proficient in conflict resolution and the ability to communicate verbally and in writing to various and diverse groups and individuals.
• Considerable knowledge of and proficiency in current computer applications and recreation management software.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

• Has extensive personal, telephone and written contact with community groups and the general public, Town personnel and recreation staff.
• Works outdoors, operates various equipment, including truck, van/bus, snow blower and tractor, and travels to various locations. Frequently required to stand, sit, bend, and squat for extended periods, and to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
• Some work is performed in a normal office setting, not subject to extremes of temperature, noise, odor, etc. Use of computer, keyboards, and other office equipment requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity. Balancing, crouching, grasping, pulling, reaching and stooping may also be required.

APPLICATION:

Application and complete job description available at www.capecommunityservices.org or contact Community Services Director, Kathy Raftice (207) 799-2868, Kathleen.Raftice@capeelizabeth.org. Please submit completed application, resume and three professional references to: Cape Elizabeth Community Services, c/o Kathy Raftice, 343 Ocean House Rd., Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107


POSITION: Youth Recreation Coordinator
SALARY: $17.50 - $19.50/hour
POSTED: April 12, 2019
AVAILABLE: Immediately
JOB TYPE: Full-time (40 hours)
DEPARTMENT: Community Services

The Town of Cape Elizabeth is seeking an energetic individual to be its
next Youth Recreation Coordinator.

Are you a dynamic and creative person passionate about making a difference? We are looking for you! Cape
Elizabeth Community Services is seeking a full-time Youth Recreation Coordinator to join its dedicated and
diverse team.

Position Overview

The Youth Recreation Coordinator is responsible for supervising, developing, implementing, expanding and
evaluating programs that are interesting and developmentally appropriate in a broad range of areas including
the arts, education, technology, sports, life skills, and leadership.

The Youth Recreation Coordinator works closely with instructors, coaches, parents, school personnel and
participants to ensure programs are well supervised and equipped to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

The work hours include various weekends depending on program activities and events. The Town offers a wide
variety of benefits to its employees including a competitive benefits package and salary.

Position Requirements

• Bachelor's Degree Preferred in Recreation and/or Leisure Service Management or related field
• Previous experience providing classes/programs/activities for youth
• Knowledge of youth development principles
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills required
• Ability to work with youth and families from a variety of backgrounds
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Strong supervisory skills and decision-making abilities, proficient in conflict resolution
• Valid driver's license

Application Process

Please submit completed application, resume, and three professional references.

Contact

Kathy Raftice, Director
Cape Elizabeth Community Services
343 Ocean House Road
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
kathleen.raftice@capeelizabeth.org
207-799-2868


POSITION: Assistant Preschool Teacher [download ad]
SALARY: $12.00 - $14.00/hour
OPENING DATE: October 29, 2018
CLOSING DATE: Until position filled
JOB TYPE: Part Time (32.5 hours)
DEPARTMENT: Community Services/Cape Care

THE POSITION:
Cape Care is seeking a dynamic teacher assistant for our three-to-five year old preschool classroom. We are looking for an energetic, creative, organized, passionate, and caring professional. An ideal candidate must demonstrate an understanding of developmentally appropriate educational practices, be reliable and punctual. Candidate must be able to communicate effectively with parents, children and other staff members. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and completed application to Kelly Phinney at Kelly.Phinney@capeelizabeth.org.

Position Classification: This position is classified as a part-time, hourly (non-exempt) position.
The Town offers a wide variety of benefits to its employees including a competitive benefits package and salary.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE/TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • Early Childhood Education AS or equivalent relevant years of experience and/or training
  • Maine Roads to Quality Registry member
  • Must be very patient, child-focused and willing to spend a great deal of time on the floor interacting with the children
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Sound knowledge base of the development of a young child both physically and emotionally
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment

APPLICATION:
Application and complete job description available at www.capecommunityservices.org or contact Cape Care Coordinator, Kelly Phinney (207) 799-2868, Kelly.Phinney@capeelizabeth.org.

Please submit completed application, resume and three professional references to:

Cape Elizabeth Community Services,
c/o Kelly Phinney
343 Ocean House Rd.
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107