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Recreation Coordinator

City of Smyrna

Posted: Aug. 2, 2018

End Date: Aug. 13, 2018

 Department        Parks & Recreation                                 
Pay Grade            
Salary Range   
$16.40 – $20.50 per hour
Posting Date:  July 30, 2018                                        
Closing Date:
 August 13, 2018
Job Summary
The purpose of this position is to develop and implement a variety of recreation programs and special events for the City of Smyrna
Essential Job Duties
  • Under the general supervision of the Senior Programs Coordinator:
  • Produces and administers a variety of recreation programs and special events offerings in a variety of park settings for the general public; conducts program, activity and product research; recruits instructors, presenters, and volunteers necessary to deliver quality programs
  • Coordinates and plans camps to coincide with school breaks (summer, fall, winter, spring, etc.); recruit and train camp staff; responsible for camp scheduling, including reserving needed facilities.
  • Assists with marketing for Department programs and events including: advertising and promotional platforms, social media, website content, publications, surveys, etc.
  • Coordinates and organizes a variety of special events and develops new events with volunteer participation and sponsorships.
  • Develops, manages, and maintains budgets and financial records for all program offerings
  • Assists departmental staff with various events and programs as needed 
  • Serves as public contact for department events and marketing efforts.
  • Evaluates organizational performance and recommends program improvements; implements work unit goals and objectives that are aligned with department strategic initiatives; analyzes policy and recommends policy modifications; maintains statistical data to support the department strategic planning process; participates in special projects as recommended
  • Represents the department on various, appointed City committees.  
Minimum Requirements of Position
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, or related field; supplemented by at least (3) years’ experience that includes dealing with the general public, planning and implementing recreational programs; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver's License.  
Application Information
Applications must be submitted online at:  www.smyrnacity.com

                       * * * * The City of Smyrna is an Equal Opportunity Employer * * * *