|SALARY: ||$25.68 - $28.89 Hourly |
|APPLY ||www.metroparkstacoma.org/jobs |
|CLOSING DATE: ||03/28/17 11:59 PM |
|JOB DESCRIPTION: |
|Under the direction of the Specialized Recreation Program Supervisor, the Recreation Coordinator will plan, develop, promote and direct activities relating to Specialized Recreation in accordance to the business plan, Mission Led Comprehensive Plan and Strategic Master Plan. |
In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:
• Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
• Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers.
• Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
•Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
|ESSENTIAL DUTIES: |
|Energetically coordinates activities of the Specialized Recreation, which includes instruction, planning, administering, and evaluating programs, projects, processes, procedures, systems, standards, and/or service offerings; checks with Program Supervisor to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws, regulations, rules and/or standards. |
Communicate with entire Specialized Recreation team of staff and volunteers, other administrators, District personnel and outside organizations to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information.
Enthusiastically provide a culture which encourages employee development and practices effective leadership by empowering staff to make decisions. Recruit, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff, facilitate and coordinate staff training. Recruit, supervise and evaluate the performance of volunteers, facilitate and coordinate volunteer training.
Under the direction of the Program Supervisor, develop a variety of recreational, cultural, and educational programs/services for people with disabilities.
Attend, and present at a variety of community meetings and groups associated with people with disabilities. Participate on multiple cross-departmental committees and work groups.
Implement Program responsibilities within the Strategic Parks and Program Services Plan and Mission Led Comprehensive Plan; establish and report on the program(s) work plan, benchmarks and performance measurement objectives. Provide input on business plans associated with Specialized Recreation program.
Adhere to the biennial budget for assigned programs; understands how to stay within assigned budget; monitor expenditures in accordance with established limitations. Provide data and program insight to assist supervisor with creation of biennial budget.
Create and work with external partners to enhance program delivery and maximize the use of resources.
Work with Fund Development and the Program Supervisor to provide information as requested for alternative funding through city, state, federal, and other governmental agencies and grantors.
Prepare and deliver oral presentations related to assigned programs, activities and operations to the general public and special interest groups.
Perform emergency first aid and CPR as needed and according to established guidelines.
Perform related duties as assigned.
|MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: |
|EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: |
Bachelor's degree in Recreation or related field and two (2) years of progressive responsibility related recreational experience and/or training. Experience working with people with disabilities preferred.
LICENSE & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
- Valid Washington driver's license.
- First Aid and CPR Card.
|ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: |
40 hours per week.
Indoor and outdoor environment.
Adverse weather conditions.
Noisy work group, dust, pollen and insects.
Contact with the public.
Sight to prepare written or typed recreational and leisure program material and monitor activities.
Hearing and speaking to conduct classes and exchange information.
Walking over rough or uneven surfaces during field trips.
Ability to lift at least 10 lbs to shoulder height.
Ability to assist individuals with mobility limitations including, but not limited, in and out of vehicles and up and down stairs.
Possible contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals.
All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, political affiliation, disability or any other merit factor.
Employment is subject to a national background inquiry.
Job applicants must be able to prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of a job offer as required by the 1986 Federal Immigration Reform and Control Act. Documentation establishing authorization to work may include a Social Security Card, picture ID and/or other approved documentation.
This position is an at-will position with no written or implied contractual agreement.