The City of Vacaville Community Services Department is currently recruiting for Recreation Coordinator (Full-Time). This recruitment will also be used to establish a list for future vacancies that may occur over the next twelve (12) month period.
Under general supervision the Recreation Coordinator plans, organizes, promotes, facilitates and coordinates various recreational, social and cultural activities in the areas of: Adult and Youth Sports; Aquatics, Special Interests and Cultural Arts; Gymnastics; Early Childhood Enrichment; Seniors; the Police Activities League (PAL) and Teens; Special Events; Youth Services; and the After School Safety and Education program.
The Ideal Candidate will have experience in marketing, budgeting, planning and organizing recreational programs, events, and educational activities, as well as the ability to enhance programs and services while maximizing cost recovery.
Duties of the Recreation Coordinator may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Plans, organizes, promotes, facilitates and coordinates regularly scheduled activities, programs, citywide special events, fundraisers and services;
Researches current and anticipates future recreation trends;
Recruits, trains, provides technical/functional supervision, and evaluates subordinate staff and volunteers; exercises oversight of facilities and staff; maintains relationships with outside contractors;
Evaluates program effectiveness and provides recommendations for improvement or modification; assists in the development and implementation of program goals and objectives, policies, procedures and work standards; prepares and maintains records and reports on activities;
Prepares, administers and presents budget for area of responsibility;
Pursues program sponsorship;
Actively networks, creates partnerships, and collaborates with internal and external agencies and organizations to develop community recreation programs, activities and events;
Provides support staff to specific committees;
Addresses customer needs and issues, and is responsive to both internal and external customers.
This position may be required to work irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
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Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities is:
Education: Equivalent to an Associate's degree with coursework in recreation, physical education, public administration or a related field. A Bachelor's degree in a related field is desirable.
Experience: Two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience planning and organizing recreation, education, social services or closely related activities. Experience working in a lead capacity is highly desirable.
License/Certificate: For the current vacancy, a valid California Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record as a condition of initial and continued employment.
Vacaville is a vibrant community located in Solano County and is one of the fastest growing areas of the nation and has become home to some of the largest and most successful life-science companies in the world, including Genentech, Alza, and Chiron. Its location makes it one of California's most attractive family communities. Yet, through it all, the pioneering spirit of Vacaville continues to thrive and bring prosperity to the residents.