The City of Pelham Parks and Recreation is currently accepting applications for a full-time position of Manager on Duty (Recreation Coordinator over Athletics). This position creates, plans, schedules, implements, and evaluates adult and youth sport programs for the Parks and Recreation department.
Representative Duties and Responsibilities: The list is not intended to be all-inclusive nor exclusive, but is intended to provide examples of typical duties performed.
Evaluates athletic interests and needs for programs and activities.
Develops, organizes, promotes and administers sport programs for youth and adults.
Determines material, equipment, facility, supervision or instruction needs for each activity or program and coordinates with other staff members.
Coordinates and leads drafts for each sports division and ensures all coaches are certified according to State requirements and are up to date on all rules for the season.
Applications and background check authorization forms are available on the city’s website and can be downloaded. Completed application and background check authorization forms are required and should be emailed to HR@PelhamAlabama.gov or mailed to City of Pelham, Human Resources, Post Office Box 1419, Pelham, Alabama 35124. The final date to submit application and background authorization check forms is Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm. The City of Pelham is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is E-Verify compliant.
Education/Experience: Potential candidates must have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and at least one year of experience working in Park and Recreation and facility management. A degree in Parks and Recreation or related field from a four-year college or university and experience with youth sports programs is preferred.
Certificates and Licenses: Coach Safely certification from the State of Alabama or the ability to obtain within the first year of hire. Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) 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.