Recreation Coordinator

PURPOSE: Oversees year-round recreation programs, classes, special events, and youth athletic programs with the purpose of improving leisure opportunities for residents and patrons. 

QUALIFICATIONS: An example of acceptable qualifications:

Completion of secondary education or equivalent; bachelor's degree in park and recreation management, education or other related field preferred; three (3) to five (5) years of relevant work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Must possess the ability to obtain First Aid/CPR and AED Certification no later than first available training session after hire; must have the ability to obtain a NYSCA Clinician's and Trainer's Certification within six (6) months; must possess a valid Ohio driver's license and maintain insurability under the Municipality's vehicle insurance policy.

EQUIPMENT OPERATED: The following are examples only and are not intended to be all inclusive:

Automobile, cellular phone, personal computer, computer software (e.g., Microsoft Office, Publisher, RecTrac, Adobe, etc.), printer, shredder, laminator, two-way phone, copy machine, fax machine, and other standard business office equipment.

25% (2) Supervises assigned staff (e.g., schedules and assigns tasks, interviews job applicants, recommends the hiring of job applicants, recommends discipline, recommends and adjusts pay assignments, evaluates performance, trains staff, receives grievances or employee complaints, attends or participates in meetings in which policy questions are reviewed or discussed; develops policy and recommends policy changes; has access to other employees' personnel files, etc); prepares and submits payroll.

15% (3) Assists in the preparation of the department annual budget; monitors budget; provides ongoing financial activity, attendance information, and reports; prepares purchase orders, requisitions for equipment, supplies, and facilities needs; accurately prepares reports for supervisor.

5% (4) Oversees the operation, programming and staffing of the rock climbing wall; enforces facility and program rules and regulations and security policies; addresses patron complaints; provides outstanding customer service; promotes the services the Municipality has to offer (e.g., web updates, e-newsletter, school newsletter, etc.).

5% (5) Maintains contact with vendors, contractors, customers, the general public, and various government agencies/officials in order to obtain or disseminate information related to the essential position functions; trains volunteer athletic team coaches.

 (6) Prepares promotional materials (e.g., newspaper ads, press releases, posters, flyers, etc.).

 (7) Works Manager-On-Duty shifts; works a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays.

 (8) Performs a wide variety of miscellaneous duties, such as answering phones, providing facility tours & equipment orientations, cleaning, making minor repairs, taking photos, picking up supplies & equipment, practicing continual learning through individual study, classroom training, seminars & conferences.

(9) Maintains required licensures and certification.

(10) Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.

(11) Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.


(12) Performs other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE CHARACTERISTICS: (*indicates developed after employment)

Knowledge of: bookkeeping; budgeting; inventory control; *purchasing; interviewing; *municipal goals and objectives; *municipal policies and procedures; government structure and process; *workplace safety practices and procedures; emergency medical care procedures; first aid and C.P.R. practice; public relations; media relations; *community resources and services; promotion and marketing; *office practices and procedures; English grammar and spelling; supervisory principles and practices; manpower planning; office management; local geographical area; program development and implementation; facility operations; records management; employee training and development; two-way radio operations; proper lifting techniques; risk management; surveys and needs assessments; trends in the field; bid documents, requests for proposals, and contracts; security; personnel rules; athletic league and tournament scheduling; rules and regulations.

WAGES: $18.82/hr. - $30.25/hr., not to exceed $24.54 at hire

 APPLY: Provide cover letter, resume and salary history to:

City of Groveport

Sue Wadley (Personnel Director)

655 Blacklick Street

Groveport, OH 43125

Email:  [email protected]

APP. DEADLINE: Must be received by December 15, 2017 (5:00 p.m., E.S.T.).