Recreation Coordinator - Youth & Adult Sports

$46,332 - $56,460 yearly
  • City of West Sacramento
  • 1110 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Jul 29, 2022
Full time Parks & Recreation

Job Description

This recruitment is to fill a vacancy within the Youth & Adult sports division. The Recreation Coordinator position will coordinate and implement Youth & Adult Sports, Summer Camps, Special Events and work from the Recreation Center. 

Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge and experience supporting programs with a preference in Youth and Adult Sports, TeamSideline, and tournament brackets. 

An official City of West Sacramento application form must be filled out, in its entirety.  It is the applicant's responsibility to explain their qualifications fully and clearly.  In addition, applicants must submit a resume and complete the required supplemental questionnaire.  Incomplete information on the application, resume and/or supplemental questionnaire may be cause for disqualification. Application packages will be reviewed and screened for qualifications.  Additional screening criteria will be developed based on the supplemental questionnaire. The top candidates will be referred to the Department for further consideration.

This recruitment will close upon receipt of 75 applications, or posted filing date. Whichever occurs first.

DEFINITION:  Under the direction of a Recreation Manager, or his/her designee, a Recreation Coordinator is responsible for the overall operations of a recreation facility or a major program area within the Recreation Division and its assigned temporary employees and volunteers. 

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

ESSENTIAL AND MARGINAL FUNCTION STATEMENTS--Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Essential Functions:  Coordinates, conducts and evaluates a variety of activities, services and events for various age and special interest groups at recreation facilities, schools and parks; publicizes programs, events and services using current technology and practices; serves as on-site supervisor as assigned;  organizes and monitors equipment and inventory of assigned facility or program; trains, coordinates, assigns and reviews the work of assigned temporary employees and volunteers; directs staff regarding daily maintenance duties and facility/event set-up/breakdown; reports maintenance needs to his/her supervisor; conducts activity registration and handles cash management; reviews timesheets of assigned temporary employees prior to review and approval by his/her supervisor; utilizes the Facility Use Calendar to schedule facilities for use; completes written reports and records as required; performs a variety of clerical/administrative work as necessitated by the assignment; greets the public and answers or directs them to appropriate office personnel as necessary.   
Marginal Functions:  Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Education:  High school diploma or equivalent and an AA/AS from an accredited college, with major coursework in recreation or a related field.    Experience:  One (1) year of increasingly responsible related experience.  Supervisory experience preferred.  Additional qualifying experience can substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis. 

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:  Possession of a valid Class "3" or "C" California driver's license; and current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Multi-Media and/or Standard First Aid certificates prior to placement at worksite.  Depending upon assignment, may be required to obtain a Class "2" or "B" California driver's license within thirty (30) days of employment.

Supplemental information

WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work in an office or field environment; walking, standing, running, sitting for periods of time; some stooping, bending, and climbing; dealing with the public.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS:  Works a variety of shifts, weekends, and holidays.