Job Listing - Washington City Utah

Program Coordinator

Department: WCCC

Division: Programs

Effective Date: 06/01/21 | Closing Date: 06/15/21

Salary: $32,671

General Purpose:

Performs a variety of full performance, general administrative, and technical duties as needed to

coordinate the day-to-day operation of Washington City programs.

Supervision Received:

Specific supervision by the Programs Manager, General supervision by Asst. Leisure Services Director, Supervises Volunteers, PT staff associated with programs.

Supervision Exercised:


Essential Functions:

Promotes and follows the City's mission statement, values, and expectations.

Initiates and coordinates the daily follow-up and implementation of activities to assure

timely delivery of programs, preschool classes, and special events. Supervises the operation and associated activities of youth, adult, senior and adaptive programs

such as after school clubs, homeschool programs, art, craft, preschool, and special events.

Develops program cost projects and recommends budgets; monitors program expenditures to

assure compliance with established financial guidelines.

Prepares cost and revenue projections for specific programs and events.

Provides immediate supervision over activities PT staff and seasonal, temporary, or volunteer


Oversees activity specialists, site supervisors, and teachers and conducts

training as needed. Takes care of, organizes, and manages supplies.

Schedules programs and events; coordinates the annual and seasonal calendar to assure

timeliness of program starting dates and conclusions; assures timely delivery of public notices and announcements as needed to afford target populations opportunity for participation.

Assists in public relations by providing and inputting marketing information, finding volunteer workers and presenting new programs to the general public, conducts program registrations, completes post-programs evaluations to assure effectiveness.

Carries out publicity programs; utilizes various forms of media, notices, publications, flyers, and

brochures to promote City-wide interest and use of recreation facilities and program participation.

Controls the use of equipment and facilities by signing out equipment and by scheduling reservations for use of public facilities. Also ensures that equipment is returned in a proper time frame.

Performs additional related duties as required

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Education and Experience:

  1. Bachelors degree in Recreation Management or a closely related field is preferred.


  1. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalentand at least 2 years experience working with children in a recreation setting that included arts, crafts, games, child watch, and activities.

  1. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

  1. Possess a valid Utah Drivers License throughout employment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Position requires working flexible hours and availability for weekend, evening, and holiday work.

  1. Possess, or ability to obtain within one (1) month of employment, defensive driving First Aid, and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certificates.
  2. All accredited certifications must be kept current. Failure to do so may result in loss of position.

  1. Work Environment:

Incumbent of the position performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require a variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain related to walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, etc. Communicating, i.e. talking, hearing, and seeing, is essential to job effectiveness. Common eye, hand, and finger dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking and creative problem solving. Periodic travel required in normal course of job performance


Washington City provides full time employees with an excellent benefit package including a healthcare plan (no out of pocket expense for employee/dependent coverage), dental plan (no out of pocket expense for employee, out of pocket expense for dependents only), and a vision plan (no out of pocket expense for employee/dependent coverage). In addition, the City provides a $50,000 life insurance policy, AD&D, LTD, and an impressive retirement plan. Washington City also contributes 4.5% into 401(K) plans for all eligible employees that are in the public employee fund. All benefits are effective on the1st day of work. The City also provides 12 paid holidays, 12 paid sick days per year plus vacation accruals.

It is the policy of Washington City to comply with Equal Employment Opportunity standards in all phases of personnel administration: job structuring, recruitment, examination, selection, appointment, placement, training, upward mobility, discipline, discharge, etc, without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin or veteran status.

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