Athletics/Sports/Fitness, Recreation, Recreation Programming, Special Events/Tourism
4 Year Degree
Under the general direction of the RecPlex Operations Coordinator, supervises RecPlex night and weekend operations including ice sheet maintenance, sports surface and equipment maintenance, facility cleanliness, staff supervision, supply inventory, custodial contracts, outdoor fields and grounds maintenance; life safety/personal protective equipment (PPE); and tenant management.
Routine Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Serves as the main contact and oversees facility operations in the absence of the Operations Coordinator or General Manager.
Oversees and assists with general building cleanliness, including supervision of in-house and contracted janitorial service.
Performs maintenance of ice resurfacer, including blade changes, battery tests, lubrication and adjustment.
Performs maintenance of indoor sports surfaces and related equipment, including artificial turf, hardwood courts, divider curtains, basketball hoops, scoreboards, batting cages, and soccer goals.
Assists with staff supervision; assigns work, provides training on equipment, tasks, work standards and safety procedures.
Assists with inventory of supplies for cleaning, events and building operations, and recommends purchases as needed.
Assists with building changeovers while working with vendors and promoters to ensure successful events, practices, games and tournaments.
Assists with safety and maintenance of overall venue and grounds.
Ensures that the City’s mission, goals and objectives are fully supported and initiated. This includes, but is not limited to, support of the following initiatives: the quality initiative; Mayor/City Council strategies and various other city-sponsored work teams such as Safety, Employee Relations and Wellness.
Periodic Job Duties/Responsibilities:
Participates in staff trainings and meetings.
Responds to emergency calls during off-duty hours as needed.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent
Bachelor’s Degree in Parks & Recreation Administration, Leisure Services, Recreation, Sports Facility Management, or related area, preferred
1-3 years of experience operating recreational, athletic or similar multi-use facilities.
Experience installing and maintaining ice rinks and related equipment, preferred
About West Des Moines Parks and Recreation
The mission of the West Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department is to provide our community everyday enjoyment through people, parks, and programs. The Department focuses on enhancing quality of life and supporting the health and well-being of West Des Moines residents, employees, and visitors.
The Recreation area provides a diverse variety of programs and activities for people of all ages. Programs include adult sports, youth introductory sports, nature programs, senior citizen programs, aquatics, travel, family programs, preschool and youth programs, and special events.
The facilities managed by the Recreation area are used as recreational program delivery sites and are also available for public rental. The Department’s facilities are extensively used for special events and other various City sponsored activities. Both Valley View and Holiday Aquatic Centers, as well as, Raccoon River Park Softball Complex and Holiday Park Baseball Complex are seasonal facilities. The Valley Junction Activity Center, Raccoon River Park Nature Lodge, Raccoon River Park Dog Park, and Archery Facility are open year round.
The Parks area provides services related to the land, faciliti...es, and operations of the West Des Moines park system. All activities of the Parks area are directed and coordinated by the Superintendent of Parks. The area currently manages and operates 1,289 acres of parkland consisting of 4 mini-parks, 17 neighborhood parks, 2 neighborhood school-parks, 2 community parks, 1 community school-park, 3 special use facilities, one large urban park, one natural resource area, and 14 greenways. Of the total acres, approximately 360 acres are developed for active recreation. In addition to developed parkland, the Parks area is also responsible for a 232 acre lake and over 600 acres of natural areas. Parks staff manage and operate 51 miles of paved multi-purpose trails, 2.5 miles of gravel trails, and 1 mile of nature trails.
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