The Chico Area Recreation and Park District (CARD) is looking for a Part-Time Recreation Coordinator for Special Events. This Coordinator will plan, coordinate, and supervise monthly community events. The Coordinator will also directly supervise temporary/seasonal part-time intern(s).
CARD hosts many special events for our community throughout the year. Some events are annual and others are more frequent. Some events have admission cost, or fees to participate, some are free to the public. All are designed to provide an enjoyable experience to members of our community. These events include, but are not limited to:
The ideal candidate will be organized and have experience overseeing special events. This person will have excellent customer service and leadership skills along with excellent communication abilities, both verbal and written. The facets of excellent communication skills include being transparent, tactful, diplomatic and empathetic to fellow staff and the public.
This person will also be self-motivated, a self-starter, team player and efficient with their time and work-related assignments. This also includes someone with the ability to troubleshoot and problem solve issues for positive resolution as they arise.
In addition to those desired competencies, the ideal candidate will round all of that out with an outgoing and warm personality that makes him or her approachable by those they interact with (public and staff). A college degree in Recreation or a related field is highly desired.
This position is part-time, not to exceed 20 hours per week. The Special Events Coordinator will work varying hours, including evenings and weekends, as needed by the District and agreed upon with their supervisor.
Because special events occur throughout the District, work will be performed both outside and inside. As a result, this position will be subject to varying outdoor temperatures and weather conditions. When working inside, generally it is within a temperature controlled environment subject to typical office noise. Depending upon assignment, may occasionally walk on uneven or slippery surfaces or be exposed to public pool or creek water. Will be subject to street or recreation related field noise.
This job posting will be open through January 13, 2019.
ESSENTIAL AND MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:May include, but are not limited to, the following:
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: