Recreation Program Coordinator

Position Type: Full-Time

Salary Range: $20.07 - $24.09 Hourly/$36,533.00 - $43,840.00 Annually | Benefits

Location: Parks & Recreation Building, Fishers, Indiana

Position Description


The City of Fishers Parks & Recreation Department is known for putting on some of the most unique and fun programs and events in the area, facilitating over 300 different recreational programs, classes and special events annually! In 2017 alone, over 100,000 people participated in events that included concerts, sports leagues, holiday celebrations and everything in between. And don't forget summer camps which provide education, recreation, arts and crafts and games for over 900 children each summer!

The Recreation Program Coordinator is responsible for planning, developing, and implementing recreation activities, summer camp, and special events.


Examples of Duties


  • Plan, coordinate and lead recreation activities and special events.
  • Provide customer service, including program registration, facility rentals and general inquiries by telephone and in person.
  • Supervise seasonal program staff and volunteers.
  • Perform administrative duties, including monitoring program budgets, purchasing and equipment inventory, tracking program participation and facility rentals, completing a daily deposit for cash receipts, preparing and submitting the monthly financial report.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation or related field and 2-4 years' experience in program development or recreation management; Valid driver's license; Working knowledge of office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Adobe, etc.); Working knowledge of recreation registration software preferred; Strong customer service skills; Ability to communicate with a variety of people, verbally and in writing; Ability to work under sometimes stressful and/or difficult situations; Ability to work on multiple projects at one time; Ability to work evenings and weekends.

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