Position is responsible to plan, organize and coordinate a comprehensive community recreation program for youth and adults, including athletic and seasonal activities, sports, arts, gymnastics, social and other special interest and general programming. Position includes supervisory responsibilities. Must possess organizational and planning skills and have knowledge of a variety of recreation programs and events, including a strong background in competitive and recreational sports. The right candidate must be able to: communicate effectively; develop, implement and evaluate leisure programs; stimulate action to provide well attended, successful recreation programs; work effectively with youth and other community groups; hire, train, evaluate, and supervise employees and volunteers.
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Administration, or related field and two years of experience with demonstrated skill organizing and implementing leisure activities; or a satisfactory equivalent combination of education and experience.
Additional Salary Information: The City has an excellent benefit package.
About City of Pendleton
The City of Pendleton is a municipal government in Eastern Oregon. With a population of approximately 16,800, Pendleton is rich in heritage and world famous for the original Pendleton Woolen Mills, along with the Pendleton Round-Up and Happy Canyon show. The Pendleton Underground Tours is rapidly becoming one of the premier tourist attractions in the Pacific Northwest and has had visitors from over 100 foreign countries. Just as the travelers on the Old Oregon Trail paused and rested here before going on to the Willamette Valley and other points, we hope you will pause, rest and relax during your stay, as you will find the Pendleton area rich in the warmth and friendliness of the old west. As we say in Pendleton, "Let 'er Buck!"