Recreation Coordinator - Special Events

Town Of Gilbert Gilbert , AZ 85233

Posted 2 months ago

We Are Team Gilbert

Gilbert, AZ is one of the fastest-growing communities in the United States. We are the 5th largest city in Arizona, the 85th largest in the U.S., and have been named the #1 Safest City in Arizona, the 3rd Most Livable City in the U.S., as well as one of Arizona's Most Admired Companies to Work For.

But there is more work to be done!

Come be a part of the team tasked with making Gilbert the City of the Future! Team Gilbert is focused on keeping the thriving community that Gilbert is today well into the future.

Stagnation isn't an option, we choose our mission to: Anticipate, Create, Help people. This means that we anticipate change, create solutions, and help people and businesses.

Team Gilbert is a high-performing, collaborative team of innovators whose work makes our community better every day. We hire people who share our aspiration to be driven, kind, bold, and humble.

Join Team Gilbert, not just in choosing the future, but creating it:

We Are Seeking

Gilbert has an exciting opportunity for a Recreation Coordinator Special Events who is innovative, driven, and passionate about serving the community.

The Recreation Coordinator Special Events will oversee the implementation and execution of planned programs and activities; work with partner organizations to ensure continuity of operations; ensure adherence to operational and safety policies and procedures; evaluate programs and assess effectiveness; and recommend and/or implement changes to improve and optimize programs; respond to and resolve complaints. They will also market and promote programs and events; prepare and oversee the development of brochures, flyers, invitations, and other communications and marketing materials; provide program information to external websites, media venues, and community groups. This position maintains a safe environment through regular monitoring of equipment and staff training; report safety concerns and respond to patrons and staff safety concerns as well as other duties as assigned.

At Team Gilbert, we hire outcome-oriented problem-solvers who love what they do! Here are some position requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in recreation management, public administration, business or a closely related field

  • Two years of experience planning and implementing recreation or membership programs

  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work

  • CPR, AED and First Aid Certification

  • Valid Arizona Driver License

This position is an At-Will position and is FLSA Exempt ineligible for overtime compensation. About You

The ideal candidate for this position is great at planning, implementing, maintaining and evaluating programs and events. They have skills that are close to second nature in conflict resolution and are natural at customer service. The Recreation Coordinator position requires excellent communication skills that include both written and verbal.

Up For the Challenge?

In addition to a competitive salary, Gilbert offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes self-funded medical and dental plans, life insurance, disability, pension, tuition reimbursement and more.

Join Team Gilbert and make an income while making an impact! If you are looking for an opportunity to make a visible contribution to our community and get excited about doing interesting work that matters, then why not click that "Apply" button at the top there? We can't think of a better place to put your talents to work.

Let's get this adventure started!


Gilbert provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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Recreation Coordinator - Special Events

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