Program Coordinator- (Will Be Conducting Interviews at NRPA Convention)
Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks and Recreation Authority
September 21, 2018
42706.00 - 59788.00
Full-time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
VLPRA Administrative Staff will be in attendance at the NRPA Convention in Indianapolis. Please make it known if you are in attendance as we will be making an attempt to conduct interviews onsite at the Convention. Please email your cover letter, resume, references to Executive Director, George Page at firstname.lastname@example.org
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Supervises department employees which involves such duties as instructing, assigning and reviewing work, maintaining standards, acting on employee problems, selecting new employees, appraising employee performance, recommending promotions, discipline, termination and salary increases.
Supervises, plans, and coordinates activities in the Kids Kitchen Summer Day Camp including supervising assigned staff of part-time employees.
Supervises contracted employees and programs in the Instructional division.
Hires and screens part-time staff in assigned divisions.
Counsels and provides corrective action for part-time staff.
Plans assigned annual special events such as movies in the park, youth fishing rodeo, father/son campout, 5K race, etc.
Trains and provides continued education to part-time staff in assigned divisions.
Develops and maintains annual budget for assigned divisions.
Performs observations to ensure compliance with rules.
Researches new trends in Recreation and Programming divisions.
Meets with community representatives to plan departmental special events.
Serves on regional festival committee.
Plans the annual Fireworks Show.
Organizes the youth cheerleading program for youth football.
Prepares reports documenting revenue and participation.
Collects program fees and deposits.
Conducts staff meetings.
Receives and/or reviews various records and reports such as incident reports, weekly financial reports, timesheets, employee evaluations, and programming schedules.
Prepares and/or processes a variety of documentation such as monthly reports, financial statements from events, program evaluation reports, daily bank deposits, and requisitions.
Will assist Executive Director on other job tasks as assigned.
Requires a Bachelors degree in parks and recreation management, hospitality management, sports and exercise science, or related field supplemented by three to five years of responsible experience in recreation programming, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
APPLICANTS MUST MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO BE CONSIDERED.
A cover letter, resume and references must be emailed to Executive Director George Page at email@example.com OR mailed to Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks and Recreation Authority, P.O. Box 1746, Valdosta, GA 31603. The application can be obtained on the Authority website at (www.vlpra.com)
Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks and Recreation Authority is a member of the Georgia Municipal Association (GMEBS) Retirement System.
Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks and Recreation Authority is a drug-free workplace. A pre-employment drug screen, criminal history background investigation, credit check and a driver’s license verification will be conducted.
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About Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks and Recreation Authority
Valdosta-Lowndes County is the business, cultural, educational, medical, leisure, and retail hub for eleven South Georgia and North Florida counties. Valdosta, Georgia's tenth largest city, and Lowndes County are quickly becoming the fastest growing area in Georgia and is home to Moody Air Force Base, Valdosta State University, and two Regional Medical Centers.
The community's dedication to maintaining its level of growth, without compromising quality of life, makes Valdosta-Lowndes County a "City Without Limits - Region of Opportunity" and most recently ESPN's TitleTown USA.