Rec Coordinator Outdoor Recreation

Parks and Community Services: Recreation


$16.04 Per Hour


Free access to all 4 of the City of St. George Golf Courses, the Recreation Center, the City Pool and the Aquatic Center.
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Job Description

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, performs various tasks as necessary to provide recreation services to the St. George Community. Assists the Outdoor Recreation Supervisor in providing overall leadership and direction for St. George Outdoors. Serves as a lead staff while providing feedback and coaching for all other instructors to ensure a quality culture within the program. The Assistant Supervisor will be competent and capable of leading all programs run by St. George Outdoors including: bouldering, rock climbing, rappelling, mountain biking, kayaking, paddle boarding, and canoeing. Contributes to the growth of SGO through the creation and implementation of new programs and class offerings.

Essential Functions (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)

Oversees the work of other part time employees and volunteers during assigned shifts or tasks

Assists in staff training, assignments, recruiting, and evaluation of staff

Provide customer service in person and over the phone; answering questions and/or referring customers to appropriate staff members

Responds to public inquiries providing accurate information regarding recreation programs and services

May be delegated tasks normally performed by FT employees

Aids in the promotion and advertising of programs and special events

Registers participants for programs, classes and activities

General office and clerical duties

Copies and prepares various brochures, flyers, schedules, rosters, etc. for distribution

Organizes, cleans, prepares and maintains recreation facilities and other work areas

Works programs and special events taking charge in part or whole of assigned programs, events, or facilities

Runs errands

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing other related duties as needed

Follow all city policies and procedures

Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions

Conditions and temperatures may vary depending on the assignment. Requires the use of vision and/or hearing to identify and evaluate emergencies. Must be able to respond quickly and appropriately to emergencies. Requires moderately heavy physical activity exerting 25-50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently. Mental demands of intermittent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior.

Note: Must be available to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and other schedules to help prepare for

recreation offerings. This is a part-time position with variable hours averaging less than 28 hours

per week over a period of twelve months.

Minimum Qualifications


Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Preference given to those with education in recreation or a

related field.


Experience creating and implementing new recreation programs preferred

Experience coaching and providing feedback to other staff members preferred

Minimum two years of personal and/or professional experience coordinating, programming and leading

outdoor recreation activities required

Minimum two years experience working with youth required

Customer service experience required

Licenses and/or Certifications:

Must possess a valid driver license. A valid Utah Driver License must be obtained within 60 days of hire and

be maintained throughout employment.

CPR, First Aid, AED certification required. Must be obtained within 60 days of hire and maintained

throughout employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

General Knowledge of Recreation and Leisure Activities


Highly motivated


Customer service oriented

Computer literate

Ability to:

Follow Directions

Perform Physical Labor

Be Flexible

Work with a team

Operate a motor vehicle safely

Work independently and supervise others

Fix on-trail issues with mountain bikes

Maintain and fix issues with mountain bikes

To Apply

Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. This Position closes 04/25/2023 12:00 AM. Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screen are required. The City of St. George is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.