Wythe County Parks and Recreation
Published
11/06/2020
Location
Wytheville, VA
Category
Job Type
Salary
$26,493 plus benefits
Required Education
Associate Degree or Higher
Attention
Kevin Williams

Description

Education and Experience:

  • Preferred Associate degree or higher in parks and recreation, education or related field
  • Experience in parks and recreation, sports management
  • Experience or knowledge in the following areas
    • Youth and adult sports programs
    • Sports scheduling
    • Officiating
    • Grounds and facility management and maintenance
    • Knowledge with ADA regulations
    • Supervision and training of staff and sports officials
  • Basic computer and technology skills. This includes use of smartphones, computer software, and social media

  Responsible to:

  • Work under the supervision, guidance, and in cooperation with the Director of Parks and Recreation

  Duties:

  • Oversees Sports/Athletic department programs
    • Includes sports leagues, clinics and scheduling of all facilities for competitions and activities
  • Serves as liaison between departments, athletic leagues, community groups, and county athletic booster clubs
  • Resolves problems and disputes among participants, officials, etc.
  • Prepares press releases on upcoming events and results of league and tournaments
    • Utilizing social media, local press, and local radio
  • Schedules league and tournament play
  • Schedules and administers payroll for game officials
  • Purchases and distributes awards and trophies
  • Maintains, files of sports registrations, rosters, birth certificates, etc.
  • Helps insure recreation department’s compliance with all local, state and federally mandated programs
  • Performs all aspects of park and field management and maintenance as required at Ager Park and Max Meadows Ball Field
  • Ensures training, evaluation, and scheduling of sports officials
  • Helps plan, program and facilitate sports programs and clinics
  • Completes other duties deemed necessary by the Director

  Special Requirements

  • Physical work requires the occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; frequently requires standing, kneeling, walking, lifting, etc.; requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Required Experience

Experience in parks and recreation, sports management
Experience or knowledge in the following areas
Youth and adult sports programs
Sports scheduling
Officiating
Grounds and facility management and maintenance
Knowledge with ADA regulations
Supervision and training of staff and sports officials
Basic computer and technology skills. This includes use of smartphones, computer software, and social media

Employee Benefits

Health Insurance
VRS retirement
Accrual of Paid time off and Sick leave

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