Athletics/Sports/Fitness, Recreation, Recreation Programming, Special Events/Tourism
4 Year Degree
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. 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).
To ensure consideration, applications must be received no later than Friday, June 14, 2019. Visit www.owensboro.org, and click Employment Opportunities; click the position; Apply; Create an Account, and follow the instructions. If you have any questions or wish to confirm receipt of your application, call Elaine Timmel at (270) 687-8540 or toll-free (888) 616-8540 prior to application deadline. Hearing impaired, call TDD/Voice (270) 687-4459.
The City of Owensboro is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. EEO/AA-M/F/V/D
ADA accommodations may be requested by calling (270) 687-8542.
QUALIFICATIONS (Required at time of application):
Bachelors Degree in Recreation or other job-related field;AND
1 yr. work-related experience in recreation field; 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.
Internal Number: 2018-00074
About City of Owensboro
The City of Owensboro promotes an enthusiastic partnership with the community, elected officials, and city employees to achieve our vision and our goals. We care about those served. We pursue excellence, and we encourage creativity and innovation.
The Owensboro area has grown steadily, while retaining the “small town quality” of a friendly city of warm-hearted and hospitable people. Owensboro is Kentucky’s third largest city and is the industrial, cultural, retail and healthcare center of western Kentucky.
The Owensboro Parks and Recreation Department is committed to improving the quality of life for all Owensboro residents by providing a wide variety of leisure activities, special events, facilities and services that encourage health, fitness, relaxation, enjoyment, and learning as well as providing opportunities for community involvement and appreciation and care of the natural environment and the provision of open space and parks.