Recreation Programming Jobs

Recreation Specialist

$32,593-$40,997  DOQ/DOE
Blue Valley Recreation has an opening for a Recreation Specialist in our Recreation Department.  The ideal candidate for this position will be a team player able to provide excellent customer service to our patrons.  This position requires attention to detail and accuracy with strong organizational skills.   
This employee will carry out responsibilities in the following functional areas:
Oversee internal program facility scheduling at Recreation Center.
Supervise operations, including, Open Court Calendar, Facility Maintenance schedule.
Oversee external facility rentals to include rooms, courts, and events at the Recreation center.
Assist programming and management staff with the preparation and implementation of various recreational programs and responsibilities; type forms, documents, and materials as assigned.
Properly communicate with part time and seasonal staff in-regards to programming and facility scheduling needs.
Assist programming staff in the areas of fitness and sports; scheduling, data entry and collection, reporting, correspondence with patrons, etc.
Administrative duties as assigned.
This is a full-time non-exempt position with benefits.  Hourly Pay Range $15.67-$19.71.
Qualified applicants must possess:
 -Bachelors’ degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation administration, leisure services, physical education or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree. 
-Two years of increasingly responsible experience in recreation programming is highly desirable.  
-Availability to work some nights and weekends.
Application deadline: January 15
Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
Blue Valley Recreation Commission
Attn: Andrew Hiles
6545 W 151st St
Overland Park, KS 66223



Hours of Operation

Activity Center (AC)
6545 W. 151st Street

Monday - Friday: 6:00A-9:00P
Saturday: 7:00A-7:00P
Sunday: 12:00P-7:00P

Rec Center at Hilltop (RC)
7720 W. 143rd Street
Monday-Friday: 5:30A-10:00P
Saturday: 7:00A-8:00P
Sunday: 8:00A-8:00P

Sports Complex Office (SC)
9701 W. 137th Street

Monday-Friday: 8:00A-4:30P

Administrative Offices
6545 W. 151st Street

Monday-Friday: 8:00A-4:30P

Vision Statement:

"Enriching Lives, Strengthening a Spirit of Community"

Mission Statement:

"We will champion community and personal growth through dynamic lifelong recreation experiences."