The Recreation Coordinator provides assistance with planning, developing and implementing recreation activities, including but not limited to aquatics programming, athletics programming, recreational programming, special events, clinics and camps. Assists in identifying present and future needs, goals and objectives for programs, services and facilities. Assists in the hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of subordinate personnel. Subject to after hours, call-out work, weekend and holiday work.
Physical and Environmental Conditions Ability to sit, stand and transport self from building to building. Ability to drive a vehicle to and from various facilities and events. Employee will be exposed to seasonal temperatures and will walk, stand, kneel, squat, crawl, bend, and twist while performing job duties. Must be able to walk on loose, uneven and sloped ground. Employee will be exposed to insects as well as chemical, mechanical, water and dust hazards. Ability to routinely lift material weighing up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and carry up to 60 pounds. Ability to see and handle small objects and tools.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills— Ability to read and understand technical materials, reports, and journals as well as City policies, procedures and budget documents. General knowledge of the philosophy and objectives of public recreation; of principles of supervision, organization and administration; and of current literature, trends and developments in the field of parks and recreation development. Knowledge of the standard resources, practices, materials and facilities utilized in recreation programs and activities. Ability to plan, direct and coordinate the work of recreation department employees. Ability to operate various computer software programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Graphics Software). Strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills and attention to detail.
Minimum Education, Experience and Certification— Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Recreation Administration, Kinesiology, Sports Management, or related field preferred. One to three years experience in developing and implementing recreation and athletic programs preferred. Will consider equivalent combination of experience and education, which provides the knowledge, abilities and skills required for the job. Texas driver’s license with driving record that meets City guidelines.