Job Title:        Recreation / Facility Coordinator (Part-time)

Department:  Parks and Recreation Department

Division:         N/A

Salary:            $12.00 – $16.00 per hour


Job Summary


The Recreation/Facility Coordinator position is responsible for overseeing program and facility operations at the assigned facility and/or park.  Daily facility operations include, but are not limited to, general grounds and field maintenance, routine cleaning, building and equipment inspections, and basic repairs.  Additionally, this position ensures the smooth operation and execution of program guidelines as the onsite point of contact for program participants.     


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implements athletic programming planned for assigned facility.  Serves as the onsite point of contact for program participants, coaches, officials, etc.  Ensures all park operations and program rules are carried out according to departmental and program guidelines.
  • Performs facility and field inspections to ensure the safety of all participants and spectators; takes corrective action when necessary regarding safety hazards.  Completes incident/accident forms and reports to supervisory staff.  
  • Inspects, maintains, and cleans facilities assigned to according to departmental standards.  This includes, but is not limited to, cleaning and mopping restroom facilities, cleaning and mopping floor surfaces, restocking janitorial supplies, and trash/debris removal.  
  • Enforces facility, equipment, and program rules and regulations taking appropriate corrective action when necessary; ensures facility is left secure and all equipment is accounted for.
  • Manages facility and athletic program activities such as evaluations, practices, games, tournaments, etc.  This includes, but is not limited to:  setting up and providing necessary equipment; ensuring all workers, scorekeepers, officials, and volunteers are in place and ready to complete assigned tasks;  monitoring game flow efficiency and making provisions to stay on schedule; and entering game results into web based program.
  • Responsible for set up, take down, and clean up for all facility rentals; remains on premises during such rentals.
  • Operates various types of equipment such as riding and push mowers, weed eaters, edgers, backpack blowers, field groomers, nail and mat drags, tractor, light duty vehicles, trailers, field chalkers, chain saws, paint sprayers, herbicide sprayers and utility vehicles; inspects equipment to ensure safe operation and efficiency; schedules equipment for preventive maintenance needs with City vehicle maintenance department.
  • Performs a variety of grounds maintenance duties including mowing, weed eating, edging, and applying weed herbicide to athletic facilities and surrounding grounds assigned to.
  • Performs infield maintenance and repair work to baseball/softball playing surfaces such as dragging, watering, removing grass and weeds, installing clay, and leveling areas around bases, batter’s boxes, pitching mounds, and the transition from infield to outfield. 
  • Chalks and stripes baseball/softball fields according to specified dimensions by sport and age group scheduled on each field.
  • Responds to concerns, problems, and/or complaints of participants and the general public using courteous and effective communication to provide information and resolve conflicts as necessary.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of playing rules and field/court specifications related to the athletic program and facility assigned to.
  • Knowledge of materials, methods, practices, and equipment used in landscape, grounds, and athletic fields maintenance.
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards of the trade and of safety practices.
  • Knowledge of effective methods of sports fields preparation.
  • Knowledge of basic irrigation procedures.
  • Knowledge of operating equipment, hand tools, and power tools used for landscaping, grounds, and athletic field maintenance.
  • Ability to perform janitorial skills for the maintenance of recreational facilities and grounds.
  • Ability to apply herbicides, pesticides, and other chemicals in accordance with product specifications and State or Federal regulations.
  • Ability to fill out and complete incident and accident report forms.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with co-workers, other city employees, and the public.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule, to include days, evenings, and weekends as necessary to meet departmental and program needs.


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements


High School diploma or equivalent required.  Must be at least 18 years old.  Previous work experience involving athletic program and facility supervision, athletic field preparation, and grounds maintenance preferred.  Valid Driver’s License required.


Physical Demands

The work is heavy work and requires balancing, climbing, crawling, crouching, feeling, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, pulling, pushing, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, standing, stooping, talking, visual acuity, and walking.


Supervisory ResponsibilityOccasionally supervises volunteers and community service workers.



Director of Parks and Recreation


Hours of Job:

Variable work schedule:  Days, nights, & weekends depending on program schedule.  Average hours not to exceed 29.5 weekly.


E-Verify User ID#140692

Authorization Date: 07/30/08


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City Hall Address:
500 City Hall Drive
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Phone: 706-866-2544
Fax: 706-861-5086