Athletics/Sports/Fitness, Recreation, Recreation Programming, Special Events/Tourism
4 Year Degree
This is a mid-level, professional staff, full-time position in the City's Parks & Recreation Department. An individual in this position will administer special programs for the Department, including but not limited to fitness & wellness classes, summer camp programs, after school & Kid Zone programs, fitness programs, athletics and designated special events in the Missouri City Recreation & Tennis Center and Missouri City Community Center.
Assist with the selection, training, supervision and overall evaluation of part-time employees in the department; Develop, deliver, manage and evaluate individual and group fitness and wellness programs in the department; provide personal training to individuals; develop programs such as "Fun Runs," blood drives, etc... Design fitness programs & initiatives associated with the City's Employee Wellness Program; Develop summer programs and events, including the Department's eight (8) week Summer Day Camp program, and develop lesson plans, determine staff selections and evaluations. Manage the Kid Zone and after school Program at the Recreation & Tennis Center; Manages program budgets, procure program essential items, equipment and may approve timesheets;
May supervise evening staff and be responsible for assigned facility during set hours; May serve on various Citywide committees as assigned or requested; Assist with the overall coordination of Departmental or City special events and/or activities as directed; May work non-traditional work hours, depending on Departmental and program needs, including nights & weekends; Perform other related duties as assigned; Be subject to 24-hour recall.
A Bachelor's Degree in a related field, from an accredited college or university and a minimum of three years of cumulative recreation experience.
Additional Salary Information: The City of Missouri City is located less than 30 miles from Downtown Houston and is a great place to live, work and play. For many individuals, working for the City provides a dual reward. First, it is their way of giving back to their community; secondly, it is a noble way of making a difference in the lives of everyone who turns to City government for its services. With more than 300 full-time employees, the City is committed to effective, efficient and responsive service. Furthermore, the City considers its employees its most valuable resource. Therefore, we offer what is arguably one of the most attractive and comprehensive employee benefit packages offered anywhere in the state of Texas.
About Missouri City
A suburb in southwest corner of the Houston area. Missouri City has a city population of almost 70,000. The Missouri City Parks and Recreation Department is a Texas Gold Medal Award-winning department that maintains and operates 20 developed parks totaling 393 acres. The department also maintains the Missouri City Recycling Center. The Recreation and Tennis Center houses a cardio and weight room, gymnasium, batting cages, multi-purpose rooms, locker rooms and tennis courts. Additionally, the Parks and Recreation Department has daytime and evening recreational programs and provides numerous special events throughout the year.