Assistant Recreation Program Coordinator Job at Greenfield, Monterey County, California

Assistant Recreation Program Coordinator

City of Greenfield , California

Job Information 


Parks and Recreation

Mid Level


$40,000.00 - $45,000.00 Annually

Application Deadline 


08/14/2020 06:59 AM PDT

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


Under general supervision, The Assistant Recreation Program Coordinator plans, coordinates, and implements the city’s sports, recreational classes, special events, education, and/or social programs and activities. Supervises, plans, schedules, assigns, and reviews the work of assigned parks and recreation staff, and develops work plans, including budgets and schedules.  Evaluates program effectiveness and maintains records and reports. Participates with management and community groups to develop program goals, policies, and procedures. Performs related duties/work as required. 

This single position full supervisory-level class coordinates year-round activities, recreation programs, and events for the City of Greenfield within general policy and procedural guidelines. This classification shall have the ability to adapt specific program procedures and activities to meet the needs of the city and the community. The incumbent in this class, along with the department director, interfaces with city management staff in the formulation and implementation of recreation policies and budgeting priorities; and interfaces with community agencies and the public. 

? Experience working with youth, teens and adults
? Experience working in an environment where safety is a top priority
? A flexible schedule to work in various programs within the Recreation Department
? Possession of a valid California Driver’s License 
· City of Greenfield 
? 1 years of relevant recreation program experience, or related work experience
? 2 Year College Degree AA/AS
? Certified in CPR/AED/First Aid 
? Principles and practices of identifying recreational needs and issues, researching and evaluating programs, and implementing solutions.
? Principles, practices, methods, and application of recreational programming, planning, organizing, and implementation.
? Planning outdoor recreation programs, special events, and special projects.
? General principles and procedures of budgetary and contract administration and practices in a public agency.  
? General principles of personnel management and techniques including recruitment of instructors/volunteers, training, and performance evaluation.
? Computer and software applications related to the work including spatial data concepts and related functionality.

? Plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates citywide special events and activities including registration, vendors, public speaking, exhibitors, sponsorships, business relations, and related event components. 
?  Develop, coordinate, implement, and guide recreational activities and opportunities including outdoor recreation activities (hikes, nature talks, community gardens, etc.)
? Assists the department director in budgeting, including preparing and updating budget and grant proposals, managing budget/grant funds, authorizing/reviewing limited program expenditures, gathering/compiling data, and preparing reports.
? Assists the public with program enrollment by signing participants up for classes, receipting money, and performing related registration procedures.
? Monitors and evaluates operations, activities, processes, and program effectiveness for recreation programs, recommends improvements and modifications, and prepares reports on program operations and activities.  
? Assists in recruiting staff, volunteers, and contractors and makes recommendations regarding hiring, training, monitoring, and observing staff.
? Oversees the work of program staff, volunteers, interns, temporary, and/or contract employees and provides performance input to the supervisor.
? Serves as a liaison for community event partnership proposals
? Performs community outreach related to community events and activities. Presents program information at a variety of meetings and public speaking opportunities.
? Promotes classes and activities by working with other staff to prepare publicity materials for city publications, community newsletters, fliers, pamphlets, and posters.
? Coordinates program materials for the recreation program guide including inputting program information/ data into computer for program guide.
? Writes promotional description for events and programs and contributes articles for city newsletters.
? Develops and coordinates partnerships with other city departments and related program staff.
? Develops and coordinates partnerships with community agencies.
? Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions to become and remain current on principles, practices, and new developments in assigned work areas.
? Responds to inquiries from the public in a timely manner.
? Prepares a variety of written correspondence, reports, procedures, and other materials.
? Maintains accurate records and files related to the city’s sports, recreational classes, special events, education, and/or social programs and activities.
? Coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities.
? Identifies opportunities for improving programs and service delivery.
? Attends and/or participates in meetings and conferences; makes presentations to groups and individuals; assists the department director in presenting to City Council and/or city management.
? Serves on or provides support to a variety of committees, task forces, or community groups as necessary.
? Performs other duties as assigned.

The duties for this job require mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. 
May be required to operate a motor vehicle to visit various city and event sites
 Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials, supplies, and objects weighing up to 50 pounds as well as stand, sit, use hands for fine manipulation, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally climb stairs or ladders or be required to stand for 4-10 hours at one time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, and peripheral vision. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Management is receptive to receiving requests from employees for accommodations related to disability, will engage in the interactive process with employees who make such requests and, where accommodation is needed and reasonable, is committed to providing accommodation, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the business.



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