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Parks & Recreation Leader


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Recreation Leader – City of Tucker Parks and Recreation - Full Time Position

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JOB SUMMARY The purpose of this position is to develop and implement a variety of recreation programs and special events for the City of Tucker.

MAJOR DUTIES Under the general supervision of the Parks and Recreation Director: • Produces and administers a variety of recreation programs and special events offerings in a variety of park settings for the general public; conducts program, activity and product research; recruits instructors, presenters, and volunteers necessary to deliver quality programs. • Coordinates and plans camps to coincide with school breaks (summer, fall, winter, spring, etc.); recruit and train camp staff; responsible for camp scheduling, including reserving needed facilities. • Coordinates with the Communications Department to assist in marketing for department programs and events including advertising and promotional platforms, social media, website content, publications, surveys, etc. • Coordinates and organizes a variety of special events and develops new events with volunteer participation and sponsorship. • Develops, manages, and maintains budgets and financial records for all program offerings • Assists departmental staff with various events and programs as needed. • Serves as public contact for department events and marketing efforts. • Evaluates organizational performance and recommends program improvements; implements work unit goals and objectives that are aligned with department strategic initiatives; analyzes policy and recommends policy modifications; maintains statistical data to support the department strategic planning process; participates in special projects as recommended. • Represents the department on various appointed City committees.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT • The work is typically performed inside the Recreation Center in an office or outdoors in our parks, occasionally in hot, cold or inclement weather. • The employee occasionally will lift heavy objects. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Ability to perform multiple and concurrent tasks, often under time constraints/deadlines and/or in an environment of frequent interruptions. • Knowledge of the City of Tucker and surrounding areas. • Strong customer service skills.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, or related field; supplemented by experience that includes dealing with the general public, planning and implementing recreational programs. • Possess a valid state driver’s license with no major infractions. 

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