Recreation Activity Specialist Iv

Chesterfield County
Full Time $39,481 - $46,390 Per year VA 6801 Mimms Loop, Chesterfield, VA 23832, United States Apply before 6/30/2024 11:59


Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED; three years of college and/or equivalent experience in working with recreation programs or related field; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.   
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Working knowledge of recreational activities; of rules of play, equipment, and techniques of various sports and recreational activities. Ability to plan, organize and lead recreation activities; to provide leadership and motivation to program participants; to follow oral and written instructions; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; to interact with a variety of people from different cultures and backgrounds and of varying ages; to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers; to supervise staff.
Current valid driver’s license and good driving record required. Based on the Virginia DMV point system, record must not reflect a total of six or more demerit points within the twenty-four months preceding the anticipated hire date, or one major violation of six demerit points within the preceding thirty-six months. Out of state driving records must be obtained by the applicant and presented at time of interview. Record must reflect at least three years of history and be dated within thirty days of interview date. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required.


Under general supervision, the Recreation Activity Specialist IV assists in planning, leading, and coordinating recreation programs, activities, and facilities; performs related work as required as well as supports other centers as needed.
Job responsibilities include the following:

Daily recreation center administrative duties.
Program and special events coordination. Plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate programs. Program registration and maintenance.
Order supplies and materials needed for programs and/or the recreation center. Facility reservations and bookings.
Program guide submission.
Assist instructors with scheduling their programs. Special events support.
Invoice processing.
Program marketing which includes flyer design and distribution. Instructor/vendor contracts and payments.
Effectively utilize automated systems and other software to assure efficient office management. Youth and teen program coordination, supervision and evaluation.
Responsible for booking entertainment and processing payments. 
Supervise volunteers.
Perform other work as required.


Tuesday - Saturday; 1:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.; includes other times as needed

Work Location

Parks and Recreation - Beulah Recreation Center

Chesterfield County is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion