We’re Hiring- Director of Recreation & Community Services

The Director of Recreation and Community Services

 The Town of Holyrood is currently looking for a qualified individual to join our professional team to expand and develop our recreation and community engagement services.

 This is a six-month replacement position with the possibility of extending to a full-time permanent, non-bargaining unit position which reports to the Chief Administrative Officer of the Town of Holyrood.


 The primary functions of the Director of Recreation and Community Services include:

  • Recreation, leisure and event programming
  • Communications and stakeholder engagement activities
  • Culture and heritage

 Scope of Duties and Responsibilities

The scope of duties and responsibilities of the Director of Recreation and Community Services include:

  • Develop a Departmental Business Plan including Departmental budget
  • Oversite of Human Resources
  • Development & execution/ implementation of Recreation and Leisure Activity Programs
  • Manage Recreation, Heritage, and Cultural Facilities
  • Planning and implementing a full calendar schedule of Community Events (Squidfest/Crystal Carnival/ Fall Festival)
  • Manage and enhance Town Communications (Town’s website and social media.)
  • Other


  • Candidates should have post-secondary education in recreation or equivalent.
  • Knowledge & experience in community development coordination of community events, programs for youth& seniors
  • Experience/familiarity with social media management
  • Familiarity with facility management

How to Apply- Please send resume and cover letter using the following:

  • Email:
  • Mail:
    34 Salmonier Line
    Holyrood, NL
    A0A 2R0
  • Drop-Off:
    34 Salmonier Line, Holyrood
  • Fax:
    (709) 229-7269

Deadline to Apply: Friday, December 1