Summary: Plans, organizes, and directs comprehensive programs and activities for Senior Citizens at the Senior Center. Manages daily operations at the Senior Center.
The list is not intended to be all-inclusive nor exclusive, but is intended to provide examples of typical duties performed.
Studies and analyzes recreational needs and resources for Senior Citizens.
Assists Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation in conducting market research and developing short- and long-range goals and objectives.
Schedules maintenance and use of facilities.
Schedules all programs and activities for Senior citizens.
Coordinates programs and services with local agencies on aging and service providers for Senior citizens.
Purchases equipment and services from outside vendors.
Establishes and maintains contracts with service and equipment vendors.
Works with staff as well as contract program providers.
Studies and complies with all applicable government regulations.
Develops and maintains relations with other Senior Center providers in area.
Plans trips and drives Senior Center members to area events and places of interests.
Applications are available on the City’s website and can be downloaded. A completed application is required and emailed to HR@pelhamalabama.gov or mailed to City of Pelham, Human Resources, at P.O. Box 1419, Pelham, AL 35124. The final date to submit an application is Thursday, February 26, 2021 at 5:00PM.
Bachelor’s Degree in Parks and Recreation or a related field plus one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates and Licenses:
Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) & Commercial Driver's License Preferred
About City of Pelham
Embrace the Outdoors Southern Style — Welcome to Pelham, one of the fastest growing cities in Alabama. Nestled in the beautiful foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Pelham is centrally located approximately 15-miles from downtown Birmingham. Pelham is a thriving community committed to providing a healthy and active lifestyle for all residents and visitors.
Pelham is home to Alabama's largest state park, Oak Mountain, with over 10,000 acres to enjoy. The City of Pelham boasts a new park campus complete with recreation center, baseball and softball complex, tennis center complex, lighted outdoor basketball, pickleball, and sand volleyball courts, and a paved greenway trail for walking and biking. Other City of Pelham recreation facilities include Ballentrae Golf Course, Pelham Racquet Club, and the Pelham Civic Complex and Ice Arena, home of the Birmingham Bulls ice hockey team.