Recreation, Recreation Programming, Special Events/Tourism
4 Year Degree
The City of Stockton is currently recruiting for Recreation Program Coordinator. One (1) vacancy currently exists in the Community Services Department. Incumbents in this position may be required to work additional hours and/or weekends as needed.
This class provides leadership and general guidance for City recreation and related programs and activities involving children, teens, adults, and seniors. Work is performed at a variety of recreation sites, including community centers, playgrounds, parks, and other sites. Incumbents may be considered subject area experts in areas such as sports, crafts, or senior activities, or may be program generalists.
Under general supervision, provides, organizes, coordinates, implements, and evaluates a wide variety of recreational and social activities at City community centers and other recreation sites; designs programs to meet community needs; performs related work as required.
To submit an online application, visit the City's website www.stocktonca.gov/jobs. Online application, supplemental questions, proof of education, resume and cover letter must be received in the Human Resources Department by 5:30pm, November 8, 2018 or visit the City of Stockton’s HR Dept. located at 400 E. Main St, 3rd Floor, Stockton, CA 95202. 209-937-8233. EOE
Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation, public or business administration, or a closely related field and one (1) year of experience which has included recreation program planning and implementation and/or recreation facility supervision. Additional qualifying experience as outlined above may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis to a maximum of two years.
About City of Stockton
Located in California’s great Central Valley, Stockton has grown from a community with rich agricultural roots to an urban destination with an emerging arts and cultural scene, fine dining, shopping, sports, recreation, and family activities. Stockton is the home of two major sports teams as well as the University of the Pacific, a California State University, Stanislaus extension campus, San Joaquin Delta College, and the robust and thriving Port of Stockton which has direct waterway access to the San Francisco Bay. Year-round events and activities make Stockton a destination for events, venues and attractions such as the Annual Jazz Brubeck Festival, Bob Hope (Fox California) Theatre, Children’s Museum, Haggin Museum, San Joaquin County Fairgrounds, and the Stockton Symphony. The 10,000 seat multi-purpose, waterfront Stockton Arena is home to the Stockton Heat, recently purchased by the Calgary Flames. The adjacent 5,000 seat Stockton Ballpark is home to the Stockton Ports single-A minor league baseball team.Stockton is the 13th largest city in California with a dynamic, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural population of over 300,000 residents. It is centrally located and offers... excellent quality of life for its residents. Stockton has a long tradition of established families who have called Stockton their home for generations in addition to many new residents who have chosen Stockton as their home. The city has a number of beautiful residential communities along waterways and tree-lined streets, and it offers affordable cost of living.Downtown Stockton is located on the waterfront that has renewed energy with new development and increased opportunities as the community rediscovers its historic roots. Stockton also enjoys a bounty of fresh fruit and produce from the rich agricultural area that surrounds the City.With all of this and so much more to look forward to, Stockton’s future is bright.