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The Town of Marana is seeking a Recreation Programmer to work in the Parks & Recreation department with a specialty in the areas of Sports and Wellness. This is a full-time position and an exciting opportunity for someone interested in working in a fast paced environment.
The Recreation Programmer is responsible for providing professional recreation programming for the Town’s Parks & Recreation department. The Recreation Programmer assists in planning, coordinating and delivering quality recreation programs, services, events and sports leagues. This position is critical to the efficient and effective delivery of recreation programs for the Town of Marana within the specialized areas of Sports and Wellness. The programmer will directly be involved in supporting Town Strategic Plan initiatives relative to the pursuit of programs. This position is also important in fulfilling many of the strategic actions recommended in the Parks, Recreation, Trails and Open Space Master Plan.
Assists in the planning, coordination, promotion, and implementation, and supervision of recreational activities in the specialty program areas of Sports and Wellness
Supervises, provides guidance and when necessary disciplines subordinate staff
Prepares and executes advertisement and promotional plans for programs and facilities
May lead and teach a variety of recreational activities
Ensures facilities and equipment are safe, clean and arranged to meet the requirements of scheduled programs, activities and events.
Assists with purchasing necessary equipment and supplies
Supervises the distribution, care, use and maintenance of supplies and equipment for assigned programs and facilities
Documents, maintains records and reports on data pertaining to programs, activities, events and facilities
Assists in the preparation of social media announcements, bulletins and promotional materials including news releases, flyers, pamphlets, and brochures
Performs on-site program inspections and evaluations to ensure compliance with program and safety policies and procedures
Attends meetings and acts as the Department liaison when necessary
Plans, coordinates and staffs Department outreach activities
Assists with other recreation specialty program areas as needed
High school diploma or GED equivalency plus six months of additional education or training
Over one (1) year experience performing recreation programming duties or related duties
First Aid, AED and CPR certifications (required within 6 months)
Valid Arizona Driver License
Ability to pass both the Town of Marana background check and fingerprint clearance.
An equivalent combination of education and relevant experience that provides the desired knowledge, skills & abilities to successfully perform essential functions may be considered.
TOWN OF MARANA: Marana is the fastest growing community in Southern Arizona & 2nd largest municipality in Pima County. Marana lies approximately 20 minutes northwest of downtown Tucson and 75 minutes southeast of Phoenix. The Town makes its decisions based on a Strategic Plan that has five focus areas: Commerce, Community, Heritage, Innovation and Recreation.Marana's standards are high; we are an organization of excellence and have developed four Cultural Values that provide the guidelines for how we live. Our Cultural Values are: Dedicated Service, Respect, Teamwork and Engaged Innovation.
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