The City of Pasadena is currently seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and safety minded Recreation Coordinator with a generalist recreation background who will provide planning, coordination, and supervision for a variety of recreation programs. The ideal candidate must be highly skilled and experienced in developing recreation programs and supervising staff at various levels in the delivery of services. This position is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of Robinson Park and provides assistance with the supervision of the afterschool and summer aquatics programs. Experience in adaptive and inclusive recreation, and aquatics programming is highly desirable.
The following list represents the core competencies needed for success in this position.
Planning and organizing to establish a systematic course of action for oneself or others to ensure accomplishments of specific objectives; a calm and plan ahead demeanor.
Safety minded to observe surroundings of recreation sites and timely address safety hazards.
Creative in generating novel and valuable ideas, using these ideas to develop and/or improve processes and programming.
Multi-tasking in a high pace work environment to ensure that work assignments and projects are completed amidst frequent interruptions.
Supervisory skills to effectively supervise, train, motivate, and evaluate staff.
Communication skills to convey thoughts and express ideas effectively in individual and group situations, and with diverse individuals; attends to and fully comprehends what others are saying.
Resourceful in developing networks and collaborating with others to improve programming and the delivery of service.
Education and Experience
Two years of related work experience in coordinating the operational activities of a major recreation center or facility.
A bachelor's degree in recreation, business or public administration, early childhood education, or related field is highly desirable.
Individuals possessing the desired education (bachelor's degree) along with the required experience will be deemed most qualified.
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