Apply by 07/22/18 at www.metroparkstacoma.org/jobs
Under the direction of the assigned Supervisor or Manager, the Recreation Coordinator will plan, develop, promote and direct sports activities (s) in accordance to the business plan, Mission Led Comprehensive Plan and Strategic Master Plan.
Implement Program responsibilities within the Strategic Master Plan and Mission Led Comprehensive Plan; establish and report on the program(s) work plan, benchmarks and performance measurement objectives.
Expands youth sports program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
Transports and sets up equipment for games and practices; monitors and purchases necessary sporting equipment as budget permits.
Creates teams from paid and financially assisted registrations. Organizes and conducts parent orientation meetings, and training and meetings for coaches.
Develops and distributes team practice and game schedules; trains and schedules sports officials; develops and distributes sports rules, guidelines and handbooks.
Purchases and distributes team uniforms and coordinates and distributes team photographs.
Organizes and conducts sports clinics.
Assists in the marketing and distribution of youth sports program information, may organize and schedule program registrations.
Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner.
Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in 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.
Prepare and deliver oral presentations related to assigned programs, activities and operations to the general public and special interest groups.
Other duties as required.
Any combination equivalent to: Bachelor's degree in recreation program administration or related field and three (3) years increasingly responsible recreational experience.
Valid Washington driver's license required
About Metro Parks Tacoma
Metro Parks Tacoma was created in 1907 as a municipal corporation to manage park, recreation and zoological services and facilities for the citizens of Tacoma, Dash Point and Browns Point, Washington. Governed by an elected five-member board of park commissioners, Metro Parks Tacoma maintains and cares for more than 100 parks and open spaces in the Tacoma area including Point Defiance Park with its Zoo and Aquarium, Boathouse Marina, and Fort Nisqually; Northwest Trek Wildlife Park near Eatonville, WA; W. W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory; Meadow Park Golf Course; and Ruston Way waterfront parks including Les Davis Pier.Metro Parks Tacoma includes approximately 247 full-time employees and 600-800 part-time/seasonal employees. Career full-time employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, life and state retirement benefits and paid vacation, holiday and sick leave.