- May represent the department to outside groups and organizations, as well as participate in community and professional groups and committees in an effort to form partnerships and provide technical assistance as necessary.
- Coordinate and monitor contracts.
- Facilitate and implement high level projects regarding Devou Park, the Licking River Greenway, Riverfront Commons and other projects, as assigned.
- Serve as a City representative for the Covington Recreation Improvement Foundation.
- Provide backup to clerical staff for tasks such as answering phones, assisting with registration and permitting on recreation related maters.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Ability to effectively and clearly communicate orally with staff, members of the public from all age groups, city departments and city commission; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, members of the public and commission members
- Knowledge of sports and recreational activities.
- Ability to coordinate, organize and to manage multiple tasks with conflicting deadlines.
- Ability to establish good working relationships with staff, other departments, residents, and program participants.
- Competency in using word-processing, spreadsheets, and graphics software.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.
Supervisory Duties and Responsibilities
- May provide direction to temporary, program and seasonal employees within the Department.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work is performed in an office setting and frequently outdoors.
While performing duties of this job, the employee is sometimes required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Occasionally this employee is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with arms and hands. Frequently this employee must talk or hear.
In addition, this employee must frequently lift or move items that weigh up to 10 pounds, sometimes lift or move items that weigh 11 to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift or move items weighing 26 to 50 pounds.
- Close Vision
- Distance Vision
- Color Vision
- Depth perception
- Ability to adjust focus
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 is sometimes exposed to wet, humid conditions. Frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions; and extreme heat or cold during outdoor activities.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
Desired Minimum Qualifications
Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in recreation, park management, urban planning, public administration, business administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
- 3+ years of relevant experience in recreation or related field.
- A combination of education and experience will be considered.
- Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license or have the ability to obtain on upon hire.
- Ability to work irregular hours which include evenings and weekends.
Tools and Equipment Used
- This position uses standard office equipment and basic computer software programs.
- hould have basic knowledge of tools and equipment used by the department.
The deadline to apply is August 7th!