Job Title: Recreation Programmer

Hours: Full-Time

Range: $28,000- $32,000 Dependent of Qualifications

Location: Arkadelphia, AR

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for the planning, organizing, implementing, supervising athletic leagues, tournaments and related special events and activities within the Parks & Recreation Department with emphasis on athletics. Responsibilities include but are not limited to public communications, special events, maintaining a positive relationship with program participants, analyze data and prepare reports, and/or preforming other related activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Plan, schedule and implement a verity of sport and recreational programs for youth and adults, while maximizing
program participation.
• Conduct or provide on-site supervision of programs as required; requisition supplies; organize registration and
instructor staffing.
• Develop recommendations for recreational programs that serve community needs; research recreational needs of
the public; analyze related proposals and prepare recommendations for department management consideration.
• Respond to citizen requests for information and complaints with respect to the recreation programs, or personnel;
ensure appropriate follow-up action is taken.
• Prepares a variety of reports and other documents such as operating, activity and statistical reports.
• Performs miscellaneous administrative tasks as necessary for successful program operations.
• Supports other areas within Parks and Recreation Department by assisting with special events, recreational
programs, facility rentals, and facility coverage issues in the absence of staff.
• Adheres to the personnel, safety, and department policies and procedures.
• Implements officiating policies, rules and procedures for the efficient operation of in-house sports programs.
• Coordinates registration for various recreational programs; schedules recreational facilities for programs and events.
• Works with Park Maintenance staff to ensure successful operation and setup of events.
• Point of contact for seasonal staff, umpires, referees and volunteers.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Bachelor’s degree in recreation, physical education or related field.
• 1-2 years progressively responsible experience in recreation, OR, any combination of education and experience which
provides knowledge, skills and abilities.
• Experience with recreation software’s, & Microsoft Office.
• Possess a valid Arkansas Driver’s License.
• Energetic personality with strong interpersonal communication skills.
• High attention to detail and accuracy.
• Skilled in managing multiple tasks/projects along with the ability to work as an individual.
• Strong sense of ownership and initiative, collaborative and flexible attitude.
• Ability to work overtime, evenings, and weekends.

Applications are available at: Arkadelphia Parks & Recreation Center 2555 Twin Rivers Drive
Or online at

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Review of applications and interviews will begin immediately.

How to apply: Applications are available at: Arkadelphia Parks & Recreation Center 2555 Twin Rivers Drive Or online at