Recreation Coordinator (Recreation Leader IV) for Softball/Kickball (For Returning Candidates Only) - #1671972

City of Salem, Oregon


Date: 1 week ago
City: Salem, OR
Salary: $18.9 - $24.12 per hour
Contract type: Full time
Salary $18.90 - $24.12 Hourly Location Salem, OR Job Type Temporary/Seasonal (Part-Time) Job Number 24-Temp-0325-03 Department Recreation Services Org RS Softball Programs Opening Date 02/12/2024 Closing Date 2/19/2024 11:59 PM Pacific

Job Summary

Do you enjoy sports or working outside? Do you have experience in Softball or other recreational activities? If so, the City of Salem has multiple job opportunities to join our Parks and Recreation team!
New candidates that have not worked in this position (Recreation Coordinator) at the City of Salem previously
: Please
Make an impact:
Give back to the community by helping maintain our city’s award-winning softball complex, while facilitating a variety of programs and events ran annually by our Parks and Recreation Department

Learn and grow:
You will gain valuable work experience in recreational sports, softball field maintenance, and customer service. This is a great summertime position for someone in college who needs a seasonal summer job with the opportunity to return the following season. The days and hours of work are flexible, so this position would be a good fit for someone who is looking to earn a supplemental income while working around an existing job. Oftentimes, employees return year after year as they advance in the position and develop leadership skills and experience for future careers

What you will do:
You will work outside at the Wallace Marine Park Softball Complex in West Salem to support the City’s thriving Softball/Kickball programs. Work times will vary and may require you to work on holidays, depending on the area of assignment. This recruitment is for temporary positions limited to 1,200 hours per calendar year, however most of the work hours will be during April – September
Additional information on job responsibilities:
  • The Recreation Coordinator position performs advanced coordination and leadership of a recreational program, and/or has a specialized education, certification, or training in a specific area related to youth and adult recreation services. Employees may work with community resources or specialized organizations to develop grants or funding for programs on a regular basis for program development, or coordinate specialty programs or classes that are offered on a regular basis.
  • The Recreation Coordinator is distinguished from lower-level recreation classifications due to the responsibility for program development and coordination, and required additional education, experience, training, and/or certifications to perform work in specific program areas.
  • Assigned duties include, but are not limited to:
    • Manual labor, sports field maintenance, custodial and clerical tasks.
    • Lead work, direction, and/or supervision for less experienced staff, including performance evaluation, and training or guidance.
    • Program coordination and development such as meeting with sponsors, planning tournaments, determining staffing needs or working with the press.
What can we offer you for all your hard work?
  • Experience working for a local government entity.
  • Fast paced work outside in a park setting.
  • Flexible schedule and a varying number of hours per week, dependent upon your availability. (Weekend availability is a requirement in most cases)
  • Paid sick time in accordance with City policies.
  • Employee wellness program.
  • Employee assistance program.
What are the minimum qualifications?
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Must have the ability to obtain an ATV license (free online certification).
  • A driving record that meets the City of Salem's driving standards for some assignments is desired. You're encouraged to apply even if you do not currently have a driver's license as the City may hire persons for the position that do not meet the City of Salem's driving standards.
  • Four years or more of advanced leadership or instructional experience, or specialized education/certification, in recreation, education, sports, gerontology, or related field, with demonstrated program development experience and training working with youth and adults in a recreational setting.
What you will bring along:
  • Successful candidates should be highly organized, work effectively with others, follow oral and written direction, possess basic computer proficiency skills, and enjoy being part of a team. Assignment to the various recreational programs will be based on the candidate's skills and level of experience.

Preferred Skills/Experience:
  • First Aid/CPR/AED certification preferred.
  • ATV license
  • Cash/check handling
  • Cleaning/maintenance
  • Ball field maintenance
  • Volunteer recruitment or coordination of recreation programs
  • Bilingual proficiency

About us:
The City of Salem is the second largest City in the State of Oregon, located in the heart of Willamette Valley, and is the capital city of Oregon with a population over 180,000. Centrally located, Salem is 47 miles south of Portland and an hour from the Cascade Mountains to the east and an hour from the ocean beaches to the west. Salem is an exceptional community for living and working with exciting new and comfortable well-established neighborhoods and carefully preserved historic buildings
A full-service City, Salem has eight primary departments:
Community Services, Finance, Fire, Enterprise Services, Legal, Police, Public Works, and Community and Urban Development. Several departments also have functional divisions within their department. The City has five labor unions and employs roughly 1,350 talented and dedicated staff members. The Urban Renewal Agency and the Salem Housing Authority are separate municipal corporations. The Agency contracts with the City for services and the Authority is led by the Housing Administrator within the Urban Development department

Where can I find out more about the position?

How can I apply?
The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community

Hiring managers do not have access to view resumes as part of the application review process, please make sure to include how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification in your application

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position will be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications

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