The City of Casa Grande is seeking a team player and leader to manage all aspects of a successful health and fitness program at its new recreation center. The successful candidate should be highly motivated to plan, organize and implement successful programs within the Recreation Division including group fitness, individual fitness, family fitness, personal training, and special interest health classes. The Recreation Coordinator will be directly supervising the health and fitness programming of a brand new 50,000 sq. ft. recreation center that is set to open in the late spring of 2019.
The Recreation Coordinator will directly supervise many part time and seasonal employees including contracted fitness instructors. The candidate must be customer service oriented, energized by working with large numbers of people/members, prepared to create and lead change and willing to work with the team to achieve the established goals for the Division. This is an FLSA exempt position. The Recreation Coordinator will report to the Recreation Superintendent.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Health Promotion, or related field, or three (3) year’s personal training experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Special Requirements: Possession of a Valid Arizona Driver’s License; specific technical training and certifications may be required.
GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision, supervises staff, manages facilities and coordinates the activities of a City recreation program.
This position is mainly responsible for Health and Fitness Programming
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Coordinates and manages operations of a City recreation program; programs include special adult’s and children’s programs and facilities, recreation facilities, special events, youth activities and sports programs, child care and adaptive recreation programs.
Plans, organizes, promotes and evaluates diversified special events, alternative activities, and special programs suited to the needs of participants and potential participants, including at-risk teens and special populations with both mental and physical disabilities. Manages facility operation and maintenance.
Supervises and trains staff; prioritizes and assigns tasks; prepares work schedules; develops staff skills and conducts performance evaluations; provides direction and guidance in technical and procedural issues. Coordinates facility volunteer program.
Monitors operations, budget and expenses to identify and resolve problems and priorities.
Promotes, organizes and stimulates good relationships with neighborhood and community groups and other agencies; interprets and explains City programs and philosophies to groups and individuals, community resources, committees, staff and volunteers.
Communicates with general public, City departments, other agencies, vendors, contractors and others in order to promote, administer and coordinate program operations, special events and utilization of facilities.
Reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of recreation programs and services in the community, and coordinates with local and regional organizations to develop plans to meet the community’s needs.
Prepares operational, statistical, financial and analytical reports on recreation programs, facilities and special events; collects and summarizes statistical data for reports.
Monitors and reviews trends in recreation programs, and recommends improvements.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Supervises aides, instructors, program staff and volunteer staff.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
City policies and procedures.
Theories and philosophies of recreation programs, and the practical application to individual and group behavior.
Principles and practices for management of recreation programs.
Laws, ordinances, policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct and safety of persons using municipal recreational facilities, programs and equipment.
Principles of records management and program management.
Basic principles of supervision and training.
Developing recommendations for improvements of recreation programs and facilities.
Interpret and apply City policies and procedures.
Inspire confidence and enthusiasm, and work effectively with various groups and special populations.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with citizen groups, other government agencies and City departments.
Promote and enforce safe work practices.
Operate a personal computer utilizing a variety of business software.
Follow and effectively communicate verbal and written instructions.
Internal Number: 19-002
About City of Casa Grande
The City of Casa Grande is the southern-most city in the Phoenix Metropolitan area and is conveniently located midway between Phoenix and Tucson, approximately one hour from each city. The I-8, I-10, and Union Pacific Railroad run through the city of Casa Grande, and the I-8/I-10 interchange is located just south of the downtown corridor providing convenient access to three major freight routes. Over the past two years, Casa Grande has generated significant media attention at the national and international levels with development announcements by:
•Lucid Motors (electric vehicle manufacturer)
•Attesa Motorsports (a 2,300-acre development that will include two professional racing venues)
•Dreamport Villages (a 1,500-acre extreme sport themed amusement park)
•Phoenixmart (a 1.5 million square foot international business-to-business sourcing center)
These four projects combined are projected to create over 30,000 jobs and represent over $5B in capital investment over the next 10 years. In addition, the Attesa Motorsports venue and the Dreamport Villages are expected to attract over 4 million visitors a year.
Casa Grande’s population has doubled since the year 2000, making ...it the largest city and tax base in Pinal County. Coupled with its rapidly growing economy and industrial sector, there has never been a better time to invest in Casa Grande!