In 2011, City of Portland, Portland Parks and Recreation (PP&R) was honored with a gold medal and designated as the "Best Park System in the United States" by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). An essential part of this gold medal parks system is a robust collection of regional, arts-focused and neighborhood community centers, aquatic facilities, decorative and interactive fountains, Portland International Raceway, public golf courses, and a variety of programs including arts and culture, sports leagues, summer camps, Free Lunch + Play, summer movie and concert series, registered classes, drop-in activities, special events, and rentals.
To view the full job announcement and to apply, visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/portlandor/jobs/2156216/recreation-coordinator-ii-sports-revised?keywords=2018-00650&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
About City of Portland
VISION Portland's parks, public places, natural areas, and recreational opportunities give life and beauty to our city. These essential assets connect people to place, self, and others. Portland's residents treasure and care for this legacy, building on the past to provide for future generations.MISSIONThe mission of Portland Parks & Recreation is to help Portlanders play - providing the safe places, facilities, and programs which promote physical, mental, and social activity. We get people, especially kids, outside, active, and connected to the community. As we do this, there will be an increase in the wellness of our residents and the livability of our city. We accomplish this through:Establishing, safeguarding and restoring the parks, natural areas, public places, and urban forest of the city, ensuring that these are accessible to all;Developing and maintaining excellent facilities and places for public recreation and community building;Providing dynamic recreation programs and services that promote health and well-being for all;Partnering with the community we serve.ORGANIZATIONAL VALUESQuality, responsive service to our diverse customers and partners.Community participation in... program and project planning.Innovation, creativity, and excellence in all we do.Openness, honesty, and respect in all relationships.A diverse and culturally competent workforce.Transparent, ethical, and accountable decision making.EQUITY STATEMENTWe recognize, understand, and encourage celebration of the differences that surround us. Diversity and equity are vital to Portland Parks & Recreation's ideals and values.