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Position Title:                Program Coordinator I

Reports To:                   Recreation Director

FLSA Status:                 Non-Exempt

Salary:                          $20.00 - $23.00/hr ($41,600-$47,840)

Last Update:                 November 2022


Job Summary:

This is a full-time, hourly, entry-level programming position. Under direct supervision of the Director and/or Superintendent, the Program Coordinator I plans and manages a wide variety of recreational and educational programs and activities. These programs target a wide variety of participant age groups and utilize a wide variety of program formats. 

Essential Functions:

  • Plan, organize, and implement recreational activities and programs. 
  • Prepare program space for activities including set-up and clean-up of equipment. 
  • Hires, trains, and organizes staff and/or volunteers for program production. 
  • Prepares monthly and annual reports for programs, budget, participation, new programs, recommendations for program viability. 
  • Manages program budget and funding. 
  • Participates with various community engagement groups and non-profit organizations. 
  • Assists with registration for available programming and customer service. 
  • Research and application for appropriate grant and funding opportunities. 
  • Attends seminars and training as designated. 
  • Other duties as deemed necessary or assigned. 


Education, Certification, and Experience Requirements:

  • Required graduation from a four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in the field of Parks and Recreation or related field. 
  • Preferred CPRP or other NRPA certification. 
  • Preferred work experience at a Municipal Parks and Recreation organization. 

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Communicate thought and objectives in written and verbal form. 
  • Collaborate with peers in group setting. 
  • Prioritization of tasks or responsibilities to meet deadlines. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, web-based recreation management software, Adobe, and other software applications. 
  • Work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Maintain confidential information. 
  • Strong customer service skills and frequent interaction with the public. 
  • Build strong community relationships with individuals and organizations in the Spring Hill community. 
  • Motivated, trainable, adaptable, effective time and schedule management. 


Special Requirements:

  • Must be able to work a varying schedule, including weekends, evenings, and holidays.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk and hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to operate, finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must frequently stoop, kneel, crouch or bend.  Manual labor including lifting and carrying heavy objects, as heavy as 50 lbs.  


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in an outdoor environment and exposure to all types of weather conditions is expected.  Occasional exposure to machinery and excessive noise. Exposure to program materials and equipment such as but not limited to sports equipment, maintenance equipment, cooking and art supplies, etc. 


Selection Guidelines:

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview, background, and reference check.  Job related tests and information may be required.






The Spring Hill Recreation Commission is an equal opportunity employer.  Any applicant/employee with a disability as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act may request an accommodation to perform the functions of this position.  Requests should be directed to the immediate supervisor.


The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.


The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.