The Recreation Coordinator II, supports the coordination, operations, and promotion of Parks and Recreation special events and programs.
Responsible for coordinating recurring and special event rentals within recreation facilities, to include scheduling staff, on-site supervision during events, and communication with departmental staff as needed
Work closely with Public to ensure successful event/sports rentals primarily at Fort Missoula Regional Park
Oversee seasonal staff, including hiring, training, scheduling, etc.
Assist Recreation Facilities Manager in tracking use and preparing reports that reflect the activities at Fort Missoula and other sports facilities
Perform other duties to ensure the effective and efficient functioning of the City of Missoula—Parks and Recreation
Knowledge of the principles and practices of recreation administration, including budgeting, planning, program development, marketing and promotion, sports and wellness, fundraising and administration
Knowledge of the principles and practices of employee and volunteer supervision and training
Knowledge of OSHA standards and the ability to promote safe work practices and ensure the compliance with City safety policies
Knowledge of a variety of recreation programs and sports field layouts
Skill in cash handling procedures, including credit/debit cards, checks, cash, and use of computerized cash register operations and reconciliation procedures
REQUIRED - City of Missoula Application, Resume and Cover Letter
Applicant Screening begins April 16, 2021. Applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicate pool has been established.
Additional Salary Information: Health Insurance Benefits, Wellness program, Public Employees Retirement System, Vacation, Sick Leave, Pd Holidays, Employee Assistance Program
About Missoula Parks and Recreation
The City of Missoula is in the heart of the northern Rockies. Missoula is home to the University of Montana, blue ribbon trout streams, and is surrounded by National Forest lands, including the Rattlesnake National Recreation Area and Wilderness. The population is approximately 70,000. Missoula residents rank high in their per capita participation in outdoor and organized sports, art, culture, and music. While budgets are challenging, citizens demonstrate exceptional support of their parks and recreation services. In addition to City provided public lands and programs, residents of Missoula are within minutes of Snowbowl Ski Area, and less than half a day from Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks. Missoula is a mecca for hiking, cycling, mountain biking, climbing, fishing, hunting, kayaking, art, music and more. Missoula also offers wide varieties of education for all ages through public, parochial, experiential, and alternative learning opportunities. Missoula is the shopping and service center of western Montana. Additionally, Missoula attracts some of the greatest research and medical/health professionals in the nation due to the many recreation opportunities offered.... Missoula has been designated among the Top 100 Communities for Kids. Missoula Parks and Recreation is a dynamic department charged with maintaining most of Missoula's public spaces, which include the Urban Forest, 3600 acres of conservation lands, 400 acres of parkland with the development of a new 156 acre Fort Missoula Regional Park, and miles of commuter and recreation trails. The Department operates state of the art aquatic facilities including Currents, an indoor water park and fitness pool as well as Splash MT, a full service outdoor water park. The Department prides itself on successful public process and empowerment. It demonstrates that success through continued implementation of adopted plans such as; the Urban Area Comprehensive Master Parks and Recreation Plan, Open Space Plan, Conservation Lands Management Plan, Transportation Plan (including non-motorized). Friends of the Urban Forest, Missoula's newest advocacy group, is just now forming.
The City of Missoula is committed to building and sustaining a culture of diversity and inclusion. We embrace and encourage diversity in age, color, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political ideas, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make individuals unique. Reasonable accommodations in the selection process are provided, upon request, for individuals with disabilities. Qualified candidates may request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law.