Recreation Programs Coordinator

  • Type:

    Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:

    18.53 per hour
  • Announcement Date:

  • Closing Date:

    Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

This position assists with planning and implementation of recreation and education programs, in addition to clerical and administrative support for the Parks and Recreation Department. Other duties may include assisting with maintenance and care of park grounds and facilities.

Major Duties:

• Coordinate with the Parks and Recreation Director to plan and facilitate a wide range of community-based recreation and education programs. • Assist with the administration and clerical needs of the program services offered. • Assist with the registration, data management and recordkeeping of program participants. • Plan, instruct and/or facilitate recreation and education programs offered by the department. • Assist with promotion and marketing of recreational and education programs and services. • Assist, coordinate and supervise volunteers involved in programs and park operations. • Coordinate and supervise youth participants in programs. • Provides custodial services in park buildings, shelters, restrooms and other facilities as needed. • Assist with park landscaping, including grounds, trails, gardens and natural areas, as needed. • Performs other duties as requested

Knowledge Required:

• General knowledge of and interest in public parks and recreation services. • Professional work ethic and demonstrated ability to work with others in a positive manner; ability to work independently and adhere to schedules and deadlines.

Physical Demands:

Concentrate and pay close attention to details; define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; interpret a variety of technical instructions with abstract and/or concrete variables; while performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, sit, use hands to fingers, handle, feel, see objects at close range, talk or hear, and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds.


Works is performed in a normal office environment and in the field with exposure to outdoor temperatures and elements, to include inclement weather at times.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Minimum of a high school diploma. Additional training and education preferred. • Minimum of two (2) years of work experience in a related field or position. • Must possess a valid South Carolina’s Drivers License.

Application Procedure:

Only applicants submitting a fully completed Jasper County application will be considered. Please submit completed documents to Jasper County Human Resources, PO Box 150, Ridgeland, SC 29936. Applications are available on-line or, may be obtained in person at the Clementa C. Pinckney Government, 358 Third Avenue, Ridgeland, SC 29936. APPLICANTS WILL BE DRUG TESTED AND MUST SUCCESSFULLY PASS A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.

If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Office.