Town of New Windsor Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in the Town of New Windsor! Please find a current list of open positions available below.

Recreation Director
Date Posted: April 1, 2024
Civil Service Position

Interested Candidates should submit their resume as soon as possible to Town Supervisor Stephen Bedetti via email.
 
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
This work involves responsibility for planning, organizing and supervising a recreational program in a municipality. The employee in this class is responsible for planning a complete and varied recreational program and administering all recreational activities. Work is performed under administrative direction with wide leeway permitted for the exercise of independent judgment in planning and administering the program. Supervision is exercised over employees engaged in all levels of recreation activity. Does related work as required.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES:
Plans, organizes and directs recreation programs and activities;
Plans athletic and sports activities such as baseball, handball, track and field events, swimming, etc.;
Organizes baseball, softball, basketball and other athletic leagues;
Schedules and directs playground activities, dance programs, arts and crafts programs, etc.;
Plans and promotes special activities and events;
Prepares publicity and news releases, addresses community groups and performs other public relations functions;
Participates and/or gives instructions in one or more specialized fields of activity;
Maintains control over equipment to insure safe operating conditions;
Requisitions materials and supplies;
Keeps records and prepares reports on finances, recreation activities, facilities, public relations, etc.

FULL PERFORMANCE, KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:
Thorough knowledge of the theory and practices governing the administration of a comprehensive recreation program; good knowledge of the methods of group organization and instruction; ability to plan, promote, organize, and direct recreation activities; ability to plan and supervise the work of others; ability to establish good working relationships; ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; sound judgment; resourcefulness; creativity; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Either:
A) Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a Bachelor's Degree, or higher, in education, recreation, leisure studies, physical education or related field; OR
B) Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with an Associate's degree in education, recreation, leisure studies, physical education or related field and either two (2) seasons of paid or volunteer experience in planning or conducting recreational activities or two (2) semesters of experience as a teaching assistant, teacher aide, coach or volunteer working in a classroom or gymnasium setting; OR
C) Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma and four (4) seasons or semesters of experience as outlined in (B) above.
NOTE: A season is defined as the duration of a recreation program. A semester is defined as 15-18 weeks of an academic year.
Jurisdictional Classification: Competitive when full-time
GIS/GPS Intern
Job Duties
The Town of New Windsor, New York is seeking a highly technical, ambitious, and skilled GIS/GPS Intern to provide data development, design, collection, and operation of our geographic information system (GIS) and computer-aided design (CAD) software. Reporting to the GIS/IT Manager, the GIS/GPS Intern performs major GIS/GPS functions, including data maintenance/management, field surveying, mapping, and data gathering.

This position collects and updates data using our GIS software. The GIS/GPS Intern will utilize our GIS software to digitize land use, physical/environmental, park features, facilities/assets, architecture, utilities, easements, and other municipal data.

The position will also perform day-to-day activities to assist the Chief Information Technology Officer, Town Engineer, and Water and Sewer Department Head in special project assignments, which could include but are not limited to the development of GIS maps, identification of discrepancies in digitized documents, and data entry of municipal data. This position requires knowledge of GIS and GPS programs and technology.

To qualify, an applicant must be enrolled (or recently graduated) and in good standing in a geographic information system, urban planning, computer science (GIS focus), or civil technician field, completed relevant coursework from their institution of higher education in GIS and possesses strong communication, problem-solving, and organization skills.
Please apply online using form below.
Part-time Laborer - Sanitation
Job Duties
This work involves responsibility for routine manual work requiring physical endurance and a willingness to perform arduous tasks. The work is performed under the direct supervision of a designated supervisor. Does related work as required.
Please apply online using form below.

How to Apply

  1. Please download & complete the Orange County Employment Application. 
  2. Upload the employment application, along with a copy of your resume, using the online form below.
  3. If the position you are applying for is an Orange County Civil Service position, please make sure you meet the minimum qualifications for the position prior to applying.  Please visit the Orange County Department of Human Resources webpage for more information.
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