Planning, managing, directing, marketing, developing programs and community wide small- and large-scale events.
Works under the direct supervision of the Parks, Recreation & Tourism Director.
Serves as the supervisor for all interns as well as volunteers for community programs and events.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:
Plans, organizes, and administers programs and community special events.
Working with the community to develop new and innovative programing while seeking partnership opportunities for more community involvement.
Plans and implements short, long term and annual goals, objectives, and strategies for programming and special event enhancement and growth.
Develops, communicates, and monitors policies, procedures, and standards for the PRT Department in accordance with national standards for all programs and events.
Oversees REC DESK community portal.
Oversees the Departmental PRT Internship Program to include recruitment, interviewing, planning, training, directing and appraising performance.
Assists in acting as a departmental liaison to public engagements, meetings, seminars and community groups or organizations.
Oversee development and enhancements of flyers, registration forms, calendars, publications and marketing publications, posts, and or videos that promote the PRT departmental brand.
Marketing and advertising for City sponsored programs and events through PSA, Social Media Accounts (Facebook &) Instagram.
Performs administrative work that involves leadership, organizing, maintaining records and liaison duties as needed.
Designs, develops, and manages special events that help promote tourism to the area.
Assists in providing departmental reports that include budget, programs, and revenues of center operations.
Maintains the departments REC DESK program.
Develops, maintains, and monitors all contracts/MOU/agreements within the center and as deemed necessary by the director.
Prepares for publication a variety of digital brochures, calendars, letters, posters, news releases, flyers, and related communications regarding programs.
Serves as a liaison for the department on various community committees as appointed by the director.
Promotes interest and provides information regarding recreation programs to community leaders, recreation officials, community service groups, other departments, and the general public.
Performs other duties as required.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from a four-year college or university with a degree in recreation or a closely related field
2-5 years in recreation experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. CPRP preferred, but not required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Considerable knowledge of recreation philosophy, planning and administration; considerable knowledge of the equipment, facilities, operations, and techniques used in a comprehensive community recreation program.
Skill in First Aid and CPR/AED.
CPRP Certified (optional, but preferred)
Ability to develop, coordinate, and direct varied activities involved in a community recreation program; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, other agencies, participants, instructors, community leaders, and the general public; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to plan and supervise the work of paid staff and volunteers.
Valid state driver’s license. First Aid and CPR/AED certification.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
Personal computer, including word processing and data base software, calculator; copy and fax machine; phone; mobile or portable radio; automobile; various sports equipment used in recreation programs.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to while performing the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals.
Formal application; rating of education and experience; oral interview; background investigation; job related tests may be required. If considered for employment, a drug and alcohol test is required.
About City of Hardeeville Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department
The MISSION of the Hardeeville Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department is to provide enriching and diverse leisure opportunities to its citizens through inclusive parks, open spaces, facilities, programs and cultural resources promoting the City of Hardeeville as a desirable place to work, live and play.
Hardeeville Parks, Recreation & Tourism VISION Statement: We see ourselves as community leaders that are committed to helping Hardeeville build a better community and maintain its high quality of life and service delivery to its citizens and visitors. All parks, open spaces, facilities, programs and cultural resources are driven by the four pillars of CARE:
Creating economic impacts
Rejuvenating health and wellness
Enhancing quality of life