Employment Opportunities

Seasonal Groundskeeper (posted 5/2/2022)

The Town of LaGrange is seeking candidates to assist our Parks Crew for the 2022 Summer Season. Candidates should have working knowledge of grounds maintenance activities, willingness to work outdoors in all weather conditions, willingness to perform routine manual work, dependability, and mechanical aptitude.

TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: 
Mows, rakes and cuts grass; 
Cleans grounds of trash, debris, and similar material; 
Maintains lawns, grounds, playing fields, and playground equipment; 
Levels, grades and removes stones; 
Assists in miscellaneous activities such as moving heavy objects; 
Cares for trees and shrubs, including clipping and pruning; 
Performs general maintenance tasks in the preparation and care of baseball, football and soccer fields as well as fences, goals, stands and other related equipment; 
Removes garbage;
Maintains equipment used in grounds maintenance; 
Drives motor equipment as required for maintenance tasks; 
Does related work as required.

Interested candidates may email a completed Application to kbasile@lagrangeny.gov or send via fax @ 845-240-7004

Required: Possession of a valid Drivers License


Parks and Recreation Director (Civil Service-Competitive)

This is a civil service competitive administrative position having responsibility for managing, planning, and directing the parks, staff, as well as the recreation program for the Town of LaGrange.

The Town of LaGrange is seeking an individual who can fulfill the duties of overseeing our parks and recreation programs. Ideal applicants should have a Bachelor's degree, usually in Park Management, Public Administration, or a related field. The ideal candidate would have at least four years of experience supervising staff in park management or other relevant work.

This position requires you to be able to work in an office setting, as well as at our parks, and coordinate and manage public events. This individual is not only responsible for ensuring that parks are maintained and well-kept, but also for improving facilities and maintaining programs that are available to the community. The parks/recreation director will also have to budget the department's finances and implement plans to improve or update facilities for the benefit of the community.

If problems arise within the parks and/or recreation system, the director is responsible for resolving such issues in an efficient and timely manner. The director will also implement and enforce policies and procedures. Management of employees including groundskeepers, recreation assistant, marketing, seasonal recreation leaders, lifeguards, etc. This position requires interaction with boards, government officials, and the public, so excellent leadership and communication skills are required.

Possession of a valid New York State License at time of appointment. Civil Service Examination will be required Dutchess County Human Resources.

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Submit resume online, via email, fax @845-240-7004, or mail to Town of LaGrange Attn: Legislative Aide 120 Stringham Road Lagrangeville, NY 12540

 


Ethics Committee Member  (LaGrange residency required)

The Town of LaGrange is seeking two candidate interested in becoming members of the Ethics Committee. The function of the board of ethics is to render advisory opinions to the town officers and employees regarding Article 18 or the local code of ethics. It may also act as the repository of any required annual financial documents. The committee must have mixed party representation and is currently seeking non-republican candidates that reside in the Town of LaGrange. If you are interested in becoming a committee member, please submit your resume via EMAIL or fax to 845-240-7004, attn: Kelly no later than January 18, 2022.


Business Economic Development Committee Member (LaGrange residency required)

The Town of LaGrange is seeking four candidates interested in becoming members of the Business Economic Development Committee. This committee is designed to attract new business in the Town of LaGrange and service the existing businesses.
Regular meetings are not scheduled at this time. Please contact the Town Clerk to learn more, 845-452-1830.
If you are interested in becoming a member of this board, please submit your resume via EMAIL or fax to 845-240-7004, attn: Kelly no later than January 18, 2022.


Highway Committee (LaGrange residency required)

The Town of LaGrange is seeking a candidate interested in becoming a member of the Highway Committee. This committee meets as needed to discuss highway related issues that may arrise or require committee input. 
All meetings are held at the Highway Department, 130 Stringham Road, LaGrangeville, NY 12540.
Regular meetings are not scheduled at this time. If you are interested in becoming a member of this board, please submit your resume via EMAIL or fax to 845-240-7004, attn: Kelly no later than January 18, 2022.


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EEOC Policy Statement:

The Town of LaGrange is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Town does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of a person's race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, arrest/conviction record, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation, or any other protected class or status. Likewise, the Town prohibits employees, vendors, suppliers, visitors, customers, and any other non-employee from discriminating against Town of LaGrange employees based on these protected groups. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff transfer, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and social and recreational programs.

 

Town of LaGrange, New York

Town Hall
120 Stringham Road
LaGrangeville, NY 12540

Phone: 845-452-9064
Fax: 845-240-7004

Alan Bell - Supervisor
Kelly Basile - Legislative Aide


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