Recreation Coordinator, Aquatics & Fitness

City Of Wentzville   Wentzville, MO   Full-time     Hospitality
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Posted on October 7, 2020

Recreation Coordinator, Aquatics & Fitness

Salary: $38,917.00 - $45,573.00 Annually
Ice Arena, 910 Main Plaza Dr. Wentzville
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11/6/2020 5:00 PM Central


Adventurers wanted! The City of Wentzville is seeking a full time Recreation Coordinator - Fitness and Aquatics. Under general supervision, is responsible for coordinating recreation classes and activities for all age groups, interests, and abilities for assigned recreational area.  Plans, develops, promotes, staffs, and evaluates events and programming in the recreation division.
The City was recently named to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch 2020 Top Workplaces list. This list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey, which measures several aspects of workplace culture, including how employees feel about pay, benefits, managers and leadership – just to name a few. The City offers excellent benefits including health, vision, dental, employer-paid life insurance, long-term disability, a retirement pension, 12 holidays, 2 floating holidays, vacation time, sick time, tuition reimbursement, employee assistance, a free recreation center membership and much more! Current employees note that working for the City of Wentzville offers great opportunity for growth. The people are truly amazing, the benefits speak for themselves and there's always room for advancement. Are you ready for an adventure? Complete an application for the opportunity to join our team!
For priority consideration, submit application by 10/16/2020.

Essential & Ancillary Job Duties

Essential Job Duties

  • Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates recreation programming for all age groups, interests and abilities; monitors the day-to-day operations and events to include class and membership registration and monetary transactions.
  • Creates and formulates program ideas; determines program schedules and fees; prepares program information for brochure publication and registration; registers and enrolls participants; informs participants of program changes, cancellations, and refunds; evaluates class instructors and class programs.
  • Establish policies for leagues, programs, and facilities including participation eligibility, facility usage, and management of part-time and seasonal staff.
  • Prepares and maintains attendance reports on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis for classes; prepares and maintains enrollment and class program evaluations on a quarterly basis. 
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate seasonal and contracted staff and program volunteers. 
  • May lead work activities of designated personnel and volunteers; oversees work activities of part-time staff; recruits and participates in hiring new instructors, coaches, and assistants.
  • Develop and conduct orientation, on-going training, and updating of program manuals for instructors, staff, and volunteers.
  • Plan, coordinate, and evaluate education content, target markets, and fee structure for all marketing information; develop, prepare and distribute promotional materials.
  • Coordinate the creation and dissemination of press releases, advertisements, and brochures.
  • Conduct inspections and audits; enforce all department policies and procedures, including health, and safety regulations.
  • Participate in budget preparation, develop and monitor individual program budgets, and allocate resources to events, activities, programs, and projects.
  • Submit bids and purchase necessary equipment, materials, and services.
  • Negotiate contracts, fees, facilities, and independent contractor services to provide programs or special events.
  • Process and submit payroll in compliance with all city, state, and federal regulations
  • Investigates and resolves citizen complaints concerning classes, instructors, or the facility.
  • Monitors the use of recreation equipment and facilities; participates in cleaning and maintaining equipment; orders supplies and equipment as needed

Ancillary Job Duties

  • Relieves superiors of routine administrative functions.
  • Act as an official, umpire, or classroom instructor when needed.
  • Attend and provide training programs as needed.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications & Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Job Qualifications
Education, experience and training that are required or desirable in order to effectively perform the job at the time of hire.  An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.  Additional requirements and/or substitutions may be requested and require the approval of HR.

  • Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation Management, Sports Management, Business Administration, or a related field required.
  • Minimum of one year of experience in parks and recreation desired.
  • Prior customer service experience required.
  • Valid driver's license required. Class E license may be required.
  • CPR and First Aid certifications required.
  • Certified Pool Operator and Lifeguard Instructor desired.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those knowledge, skills and abilities commonly associated with this position.

  • Proficiency in use of basic business software (word processing, spreadsheets, email, presentations) and basic office equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively organize and prioritize work as well as concentrate on multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently and make responsible decisions.
  • Ability to use good judgment and think quickly and rationally.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential job duty.

Work Environment & Physical Abilities

Work Environment
Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the duties of this job.

  • Indoor and outdoor work environment.
  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels.
  • Occasionally exposed to inclement weather conditions and extreme heat.
  • Occasionally required to work around hazardous traffic conditions during events.

Physical Abilities
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.

  • Work may require frequent sitting, standing, walking, climbing, bending, and lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds. 
  • Must be able to speak and hear clearly.
  • Must be able to have repetitive wrist, hand, and/or finger movement.
  • Must have finger dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
  • Must have clarity of vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Agency: City of Wentzville
Address: 1001 Schroeder Creek Blvd, Wentzville, Missouri, 63385
Phone: 636-639-2190, 636-639-2007

City Of Wentzville

Wentzville , MO