Management position responsible for Recreation Facilities, primarily Jack C. Fisher Park and Softball Complex. Primary essential functions include but are not limited to, scheduling, planning, coordinating, creating, directing, and implementing programs, events, leagues and tournaments. Supervises recreation programs, events, and activities for all ages; Budgets, markets, recruits, and staffs for programs, events, and facilities; Develops sponsorships and partnerships; Responds to the general public and participants to answer questions, resolve problems, and improve services.
Starting pay minimum $42,948/yr.
QUALIFICATIONS (Required at time of application):
Bachelors Degree in Recreation or other job-related field; AND
1 year work experience in Recreation; OR
4 yrs. experience in Recreation
Valid driver’s license required
Equivalent amount of education and/or experience is acceptable.
Supervisory, Facility Management, Softball, Baseball and Volleyball league or tournament management experience, and experience working in recreation setting with children, teenagers, and adults preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Provided benefits include but are not limited to; health insurance, group life insurance, wellness program, and CERS retirement through Kentucky Retirement Systems. Paid time off includes; vacation, sick time, and holidays (for eligible employees).
About City of Owensboro
Owensboro is the industrial, medical, retail and cultural hub of western Kentucky. The city is strategically located on the southern banks of the Ohio River, which provides a majestic backdrop to our ambitious Downtown Revitalization initiative and Riverfront Master Plan. The $270 million project includes the Owensboro Convention Center, three hotels, world renowned Smothers Park, and the International Bluegrass Music Center. The parks system is robust and hosts more than 26 locations nearly 1000 acres and something for everyone from footgolf, gravity racing track, over 30 miles of trails, an ice center, and so much more! Looking fro a career in recreation, an amazing community to live, then Owensboro is for you!