Under general supervision of the Director of Recreation and Community Services Department develops, plans, organizes, coordinates, and supervises community and recreation programs; provides technical staff assistance in the field of community and recreation programming. This position will supervise part time staff and volunteers; develop partnerships with non-profit organizations and community groups to provide a variety of programs that enhance community safety, health, and wellness.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This classification is assigned to Youth and Adult Sports and some of the following specific areas of concentration as distinguished below:
Youth Development-Grades Kindergarten-12th Grade:Patterson Youth Action Commission (YAC), Youth Leadership, Teen Clubs, Patterson Teen Center. Staff Liaison to affiliated organizations, PJUSD, youth safety and youth development, youth day camps, field trip, special events. Assigned to youth related commissions and committees.
Sports & Aquatics-Youth and Adult: Youth Sports leagues and clinics grades K-8th, Youth Sports clinics, adult sports leagues, drop-in sports, tot sports, contract sports camps and clinics. Patterson Aquatic Center (PAC) daily operations, lessons, open swim, water aerobics, concessions, swim team, and private parties. Assigned to sports and aquatics related commissions and committees.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Must be able to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to work in the United States.
Education: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation administration or a related field.
Experience: Three (3) years of increasingly responsible administrative or technical experience preferably in the Public Sector.
LICENSE AND CERTIFICATES: Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C California Driver’s License; possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid CPR Certificate desirable.
Deadline for applying is: August 6, 2021 at 5:00 PM.
About City of Patterson
In the heart of the San Joaquin Valley, the vibrant City of Patterson offers residents a safe, diverse, and friendly community rich in heritage. The City has a resident population of 21,251 and is located in Stanislaus County. It is 45 miles southeast of Livermore and part of the Modesto Metropolitan Statistical Area. Patterson is known as the “Apricot Capital of the World”. Patterson is a rural, small town surrounded by agricultural land and has grown immensely during the past decade.
Agriculture is the City’s primary economy with an array of fruit and vegetables from apricots, almonds and walnuts, as well as row crops of dry beans, tomatoes, broccoli, spinach, peas and melons all playing an important role in Patterson’s history. During the first weekend in June, Downtown Patterson hosts the City’s largest celebration of the year, the Apricot Fiesta. The Fiesta starts on a Friday and ends on Sunday and offers an array of fun for the entire community.
Today, Patterson continues to take pride in its rich heritage while promoting balanced growth in a well planned community. New neighborhoods blend well with the historical homes of Patterson’s past. Commercial and industrial gro...wth also meet design guidelines which enhance the community.
The City operates under a Council-Manager form of government. The City Manager is responsible for all City Departments include Administration, Finance, Public Works, Recreation & Community Services, Fire, Planning and Engineering.
The City’s Mission is preserving and enhancing the small town quality of life while providing a high level of responsive local government services and the promotion of inclusive public participation in planning the City’s future and embracing the heritage.
The City employs over 100 full time employees working in Administrative, Engineering, Finance, Fire, Public Works, Building, Human Resources, Recreation and Community Services. The annual budget for Fiscal Year 2020/2021 is approximately $75,000,000.