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Employment Specialist

Peachtree City

Listing Summary

  • Researches, plans, monitors, evaluates and implements changes to recreation programs and special events; monitors and evaluates data regarding participation and costs for programs and events; develops efficiency strategies; and ensures the availability of required resources.
  • Analyzes key department processes and implements changes as needed.
  • Hires, trains, assigns, directs, supervises, evaluates and disciplines personnel.
  • Researches, collects, and compiles financial analyses of data regarding recreation expenditures and trends of comparable cities; prepares costs analyses; and prepares reports and presentations.
  • Schedules and conducts meetings with citizen groups, businesses, and non-profit organizations including athletic associations and other City departments.


  • Handles requests and complaints from citizens until successfully resolved.


  • Prepares the department budget and monitors expenditures; approves payment requests.
  • Achieves assigned projects.
  • Assists in the oversight of park and field maintenance as required.
  • Seeks sponsorships and writes grants to fund recreation special events.
  • Represents the department at professional meetings.
  • Assists with and works at special events (i.e. Fourth of July parade/fireworks, Shakerag Arts & Crafts Festival, etc.).
  • Knowledge of recreation program management principles.

  • Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of budget management principles.

  • Knowledge of marketing and public relations principles.

  • Knowledge of computers and job-related software programs.

  • Knowledge of park and field maintenance preferred.

  • Skill in management and supervision.

  • Skill in planning.  

  • Skill in administering and delivering recreation programming.

  • Skill in problem solving.

  • Skill in interpersonal relations.

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively in a workplace of dignity and respect.

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