The Borough of
500 Wyoming Avenue , Kingston, PA 18704 | 570-288-4576 | 570-288-9493
MUNICIPALITY OF KINGSTON – POSITION ADVERTISEMENTS
The Municipality of Kingston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Director of Parks and Recreation
The Municipality of Kingston is accepting applications/resumes for the position of Director of Parks and Recreation. This is a Full-Time Exempt position.
The Director of Parks and Recreation is responsible for the daily operation and administration of the Kingston Recreation Center, the seasonal operation and administration of the Kingston Community Pool, overseeing and coordinating the planning and development of seven outdoor public parks, establishing and maintaining working relationships with various community and regional athletic organizations, investigating and pursuing viable park and recreation grant opportunities, and coordinating the organization, implementation, operation, and evaluation of all recreation programs, facilities, and activities.
The Director of Parks and Recreation works closely with the Department of Public Works to ensure the proper maintenance of all public park and recreation facilities. The position directly supervises employees assigned to the Parks and Recreation Department, part-time and seasonal employees, summer camp staff, and Kingston Community Pool staff. Candidates must be able to work nights and weekends.
It is preferred but not necessary that candidates hold a degree in Parks and Recreation or a related field. It is preferred but not necessary that candidates have 5 years of professional experience in parks and recreation management and knowledge of local government administration. Candidates must be proficient in computer programs and applications such as Microsoft Office, Rec Desk, and various social media platforms. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and all necessary clearances.
The starting salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Compensation includes a comprehensive benefits package. Applications/resumes will be accepted until May 12, 2021. Please complete the General Employment Application. Applications/resumes shall be addressed to Paul Keating, Municipal Administrator, Kingston Municipal Building, 500 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, PA 18704.
Department of Public Works Laborer
The Municipality of Kingston is seeking applicants for the position of DPW Laborer. DPW Laborer responsibilities include but are not limited to sanitation and recycling collection, public facilities and parks maintenance, public infrastructure maintenance and repair, street maintenance and paving, snow plowing, and all other assignments as issued by the Supervisor. Applicants must have the ability to routinely lift moderate to heavy weight, sit, stand, and bend for extended periods of time, and work in all weather conditions for extended periods of time. All applicants must be physically and mentally fit to perform the duties of Laborer and possess a valid Pennsylvania Operators License. Applicants must also agree to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License per the collective bargaining agreement as a conditional offer of employment.
2021 Position Advertisements
Kingston Community Pool
The Municipality of Kingston is accepting applications for seasonal employment at the Kingston Community Pool. The Kingston Community Pool is scheduled to open on June 5 and close on August 15. Applications are being accepted for the positions of Lifeguard, Snack Bar, and Maintenance. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and obtain Act 34 and 151 clearances. Lifeguards must possess all essential certifications. Please click on Employment and complete the application titled “Recreation/Pool.” Please forward all applications to following address: Kingston Recreation Center, 655 Third Avenue, Kingston, PA 18704. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, May 7, 2021. If you require any special accommodation, please make a note on the back of your application. The Municipality of Kingston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Department of Public Works
The Municipality of Kingston is seeking applicants for temporary and seasonal help in the Department of Public Works. Daily working hours are 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The rate of pay is $16.00 per hour. Immediate openings are available. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid Pennsylvania Drivers License. Applications are available at the Kingston Municipal Building, 500 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, Pennsylvania or online under the Employment tab. Applications will be accepted until Friday, May 21.
Camp Counselors and Playground Attendants
The Municipality of Kingston is seeking applicants for the positions of Camp Counselor and Playground Attendant (please note which position you are seeking). The work period for the positions is June 21 through August 13. Camp Counselors must be at least 18 years of age. Park Attendants must be at least 16 years of age. All applicants must possess Act 34 and 151 clearances. Applicants will be required to obtain certifications in basic first aid and CPR. Applications are available at the Kingston Recreation Center, 655 Third Avenue, Kingston, Pennsylvania or online under the Employment tab (please complete Recreation Center Application). Applications will be accepted until Friday, May 14.
Applications may be obtained at the Kingston Municipal Building, Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm or online at www.kingstonpa.org. Applications will be accepted until Friday, October 16 at 4:30pm. Please address all applications to Paul Keating, Municipal Administrator, 500 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, PA 18704.
500 Wyoming Avenue , Kingston, PA 18704