Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department is seeking an enthusiastic, outgoing, and passionate individual for the position of Recreation Program Manager. Under general supervision of the Director, position manages and supervises the recreation programming staff involved in providing recreation and leisure programs for the community. Oversees budget development, marketing, and cost recovery procedures. Essential skills/abilities include: Administrative and professional leadership; marketing and promotion of services; Budgeting and accounting principles and practices; multi-media communication tools and knowledge (social media, print media, etc.); Creative and innovative in the field of parks and recreation; skilled in analytical review and evaluation of staff performance, program success, and community needs; organized and effective in timely record keeping and staff evaluations and support; effective customer service skill
The Program Manager is responsible for direct supervision of 6 full-time Recreation Programmers, and in-direct supervision of an additional 50 part-time or seasonal employees. The department has an overall staff of 38 full-time, and approximately 75 part-time or seasonal employees.
The position is full-time, exempt with the hiring salary range of $59,719-$62,742 per year DOE, inclusive of a strong benefit package.
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Recreation Management or related field and a minimum of 5 years demonstrated recreation programming and supervisory/administrative experience.
A valid State of Wyoming driver’s license and CPR/First Aid/AED certification required, and Certified parks and Recreation Professional preferred.
About Teton County/Jackson Wyoming Parks and Recreation Department
Teton County/Jackson is located in western Wyoming, and is a gateway community to Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park and Bridger-Teton National Forest. Teton County is over 76,000 acres, of which 97% is federally owned. Tourism is the driving force of the local economy, and sales tax is the primary funding source for local government services. Approximately 65% of the sales tax base come from visitors. Teton County has approximately 25,000 residents, of which 8,000 of those are in the town of Jackson. Jackson is the only incorporated town within Teton County. A significant number of the residents in Teton County are second home owners. According to the 2012 Teton County/Jackson Comprehensive plan, the common values of community character are ecosystem stewardship; growth management; and quality of life.Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department operates as a County agency under a Joint Powers Agreement between the town and county. Department Funding is split between the County at 55% and the Town at 45% based upon the 2010 Census on residential population distribution. The department also partners with the Teton County School district through a ...shared facility use agreement.The department has (11) eleven developed parks comprising 60 acres and (4) four undeveloped parks comprising 89 acres; a 40,000 square foot recreation center with a gymnasium, multi-purpose space, 8-lane lap pool, leisure pool, splash down pool/slide tower and therapy pool; 50 miles of paved multimodal pathways; and management of approximately 1,000 acres of BLM Snake River Recreation parcels. Through the school district agreement, the department has management and maintenance responsibilities of 11 athletic fields comprising 18 acres. Lastly, the department has grounds maintenance responsibility for all town and county government facilities and town right-of ways.