Recreation Program Coordinator

Posted 11/25/2019


• Bachelor Degree in Recreation Management or closely related field preferred. Education may be substituted on a year for year basis with paid experience directly related to job duties.

• One year of paid supervisory experience in recreation programming or related field.

• Competent in computer programs including: Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher. Preferred knowledge of Sportsman or similar program.

• Knowledge of general recreation/facility safety rules and standards.

• Knowledge of a wide variety of recreational sports and activities.

• Experience in program and/or event management preferred but not required.

• Valid Driver’s License.

• Current American Red Cross or American Heart Association CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification within 90 days of hire.

• Current American Red Cross or American Heart Association First Aid certification within 90 days of hire.

• Approved Criminal Background Investigation check.


• Non-seasonal, 40 hours per week, benefited position including health, dental, and life insurance, Utah Retirement, and 401K options; flexible schedule, must be available to work weekdays, Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, day time and evenings as necessary.


• $37,250 - $40,352 annually; dependent upon experience


Assist in the responsibility of identifying, planning, budgeting, promoting, implementing,

monitoring and evaluating activities, programs and special events for the Cottonwood Heights Parks

and Recreation Service Area. Duties include supervision of seasonal, part-time staff, management of

assigned community events and programs, budget and record keeping, community relations and customer

service. Participate in general facility and park supervision as it relates to the gymnasium,

racquetball courts, cardio room, fitness room, ice arena, outdoor courts and green spaces to ensure

safety and compliance. Responsible for supervising the following (but not limited to): various

community events, tennis programs, pickleball programs, ice programs (I.e., Learn-To-Skate, Public

Ice skating, Freestyle and hockey sessions) other in-house programs and events as assigned. Must be

able to communicate positively and professionally with the public, staff and administration.


  1. Recreational, leisure  time  and  event  program  development.   Identify  needs,  plan, 
  2. budget,  promote,  implement, monitor and evaluate program.

  3. Supervision of seasonal staff. Hire, train, schedule and evaluate seasonal staff.
  4. Budget and record keeping of all programs
  5. Community relations; provide information, resolve complaints, mobilize support and act as a community resource.


Administration Office at the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center, or via email to

Closing date: 5:00pm on Thursday, December 12, 2019.

Cottonwood Heights Parks and Recreation 7500 South 2700 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84121

801 943-3190, Fax 801 943-3595