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  • POSITION TITLE:  Recreation Program Coordinator 
    DEPARTMENT:  Parks and Recreation 
    HOURLY RATE:     $17.34
    OPEN:     05/03/2022          
    CLOSE:   Open Until Filled

    Anyone interested in this position should submit the following as attachments when applying online:
    •     Cover letter       
    •      Updated personal resume`

    Roy City is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services. If you have special needs please call (801) 774-1000. The Human Resource Office will provide reasonable accommodations for any applicant during the examination and selection process


    Performs a variety of First Line Supervising and Office duties as needed to coordinate the organization and scheduling of the day-to-day operation of city recreation programs. Assists in the training and direction of subordinate employees.

    Works under the supervision of the Recreation Supervisor.

    Under the direction of the Director and Recreation Supervisor, supervises aides, part-time, seasonal, temporary, and volunteer personnel and conducts training as assigned.

    Helps plan, organize, coordinate, and implement recreation programs as directed to assure timely delivery of scheduled events, classes, league play and activities; supervises the operation and activities of such programs as tennis, basketball, football, baseball, softball, t-ball, and arts & crafts for both youth and adults; and exhibits ability in public relation skills.

    Assists in the planning, organizing, coordinating, and implementation of special events as directed.

    Assists in the development of programs, trainings, and work schedules to assure quality programs and service.

    Assists in facility preparation (playing fields, gyms, community center, and other facilities as needed) for various activities in the recreation system.

    Provides general supervision over recreation activities; may officiate or referee games, assist in coaching, maintain statistics for leagues and tournaments, establish team rosters, schedules league play and other activities, and chaperone children’s groups.

    Conducts program registrations, inventories, equipment maintenance, and basic financial practices under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor.

    Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, carries out publicity of programs; utilizes various forms of media, (notices, publications, flyers, and brochures) to promote citywide interest and use of recreation facilities.

    Prepares costs and revenue projections for specific programs, concessions, and events. Also, helps analyze the value and cost effectiveness of such activities.

    Assists with preparation of yearly calendar of recreational activities; prepares and distributes program schedules, plans, and coordinates tournaments and games, secures awards, prizes, and sponsors as necessary.

    Monitors maintenance and condition of all equipment, inventory, and facilities. Performs regular safety inspections and repairs.

    Performs related duties as assigned.


    1. Education and Experience

    A. Two (2) years of academic or specialized training in recreation administration or youth recreation leadership or related fields.


    B. Two (2) years direct experience.


    C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

    2. Essential Functions, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Working knowledge of the methods and techniques of developing and operating recreation programs; the philosophy and objectives of community recreation programming; team sports and recreational activities; equipment, facilities, operations and techniques used in a comprehensive community recreation program; the operation of personal computers and various software applications including spread sheets, word processing, etc.

    Ability to organize recreational programs, establish team rosters, program, and staffing schedules, coordinate special events, tournaments, and other leisure activities; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other organizations, and the public; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to work with and relate to children.

    3. Special Qualifications

    Must possess a valid Utah driver’s license.

    Roy City requires that any applicant, (paid or volunteer) for a position involving interaction with children (minors), vulnerable adults, or persons with disabilities, authorize and submit to a criminal history review to establish that the applicant’s character and conduct is consistent with that of those interested in holding such positions.

    4. Work Environment

    Incumbent of the position performs in a typical office and outside with various weather conditions. Tasks include a variety of physical activities, generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, and seeing. Common eye, hand, finger dexterity. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and creative problem solving. Periodic travel required in normal course of job performances. In the outdoor setting, work with some exposure to adverse weather conditions, may include exposure to high stress situations or environments including contact with the public in confrontational or uncomfortable circumstances.