LINDEN, NJ - The City of Linden is looking to hire a Director of Parks and Recreation.

The opening date to receive applications was December 15, 2019, and the last date to submit applications is January 16, 2020.  The salary for the position is $95,000 to $125,000 annually and the position requires 35 hours per week.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree.  You must indicate either possession of a degree or total number of college credits completed to date on your application.  Failure to do so will result in ineligibility.

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Appointees must provide proof to the Appointing Authority that they satisfy the education requirement at the time of certification.  Failure to indicate, and provide proof to the Appointing Authority of satisfying the education requirement will result in rejection from the examination process.

Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute additional experience as indicated on a year-for-year basis with thirty (30) semester hour credits being equal to one (1) year of experience.



Five (5) years of supervisory experience in planning, promoting, organizing and/or administering a comprehensive recreation program for community, including the maintenance of parks, playgrounds or other recreational facilities.

Possession of a Master’s degree in Recreation or in Parks and Recreation Management from an accredited college or university may be substituted for one (1) year of indicated experience, if you are substituting education for the required experience.  Please upload a copy of your transcript with your application.  Failure to do so will result in ineligibility.

Foreign transcript must be evaluated by a recognized evaluation service.  Please upload a copy of your evaluation with your application.  Failure to do so will result in ineligibility.

Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

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