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City of Greenville
City of Greenville



Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time

$32,177.60 - $46,654.40 Annually


206 S. Main Street - Greenville, SC

Job Type

Full Time



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Brief Description

Job Summary
Under general direction and in compliance with standard operating procedures and policies, assists with organizing, monitoring, leading, and conducting social, recreational, and cultural activities within the Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department, including day camps, afterschool programs, youth and adult sports activities, special events, and various other activities. Promotes assigned recreation programs, scheduling, and enrolling students and collecting fees. Ensures program participants understand and comply with City, department, and program rules and procedures, while providing for participant safety and maintaining order and proper conduct. Acts as a liaison between parents, staff, and school personnel. Sets up and breaks down equipment and City facilities for activities and events; maintains facilities and equipment. Safely transports participants in City-provided passenger bus. Performs a variety of administrative duties such as typing, copying/duplicating, and filing materials; logging and recording information; creating and maintaining records and files; answering telephones; and scheduling activities. Some evening and weekend work hours required.

Job Duties

Essential Functions
Support Recreational Program Planning and Implementation: Assist with developing, organizing, monitoring, leading, and conducting social, recreational, and cultural activities within the Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department, including afterschool programs, day camps, youth and adult sports activities, special events, and other activities. Support the planning and implementation of special events such as Halloween, Easter, Christmas events, senior adult prom, fun runs, and mobile recreation programming. Help facilitate participant orientation program. Help organize and conduct special recreation events such as trips and outings. Assist in the planning and implementation of a daily After School Program that will meet the needs of attendees. Act as a liaison between parents, staff, and school personnel. Set up program, project, and activity areas as needed, collaborating with and assisting other staff in designing and implementing activities and assignments to encourage attendee`s enrichment. Interface with participants to build self-esteem and a comfort-level with peers. Support students in completing After School Program assignments; serve healthy snacks and meals. Plan, organize, implement, and supervise Day Camp activities, programs, and field trips as requested. Serve meals to Day Camp participants. Help recruit players for Athletic programs. As assigned, coach Youth Athletic programs, including but not limited to soccer, baseball, basketball, etc. Ensure program rules and procedures are followed. Preserve order and discipline among participants at a park, playground, sports field, or recreation center. Maintain professional, courteous behavior toward co-workers, members of the public and all others contacted in the course of work. Transport participants in city-provided 15 passenger buses. 65%

Prepare and Maintain Recreation Facilities: Prepare facility (i.e., fields, rooms, etc.) for planned events. Monitor facility use; open, close and secure building for events. Assist in the daily process of setting up spaces for classes and other activities and taking down of equipment such as tables, chairs, sound equipment, bleachers and other equipment needed for activities and events. Clean activity areas at the conclusion of each program. Remove all trash from the playground, campus grounds and recreational facility. Sweep and mop floors as needed. 15%

Perform Administrative Duties: Perform a variety of administrative duties in support of program activities. Participate in preparing and disseminating publicity such as calendars, flyers, posters, brochures for recreation activities. Serve as a source of information for the public in regard to related recreation programs. Respond to verbal and written questions regarding registration and general programs. Assist with student enrollment, collection of registration fees, and assignment of scholarships. Receipt any payments received and follow department procedures to secure monies in absence of supervisor. Assist in daily coordination of schedules. Help facilitate participant orientation program. Maintain, store and inventory recreation equipment, materials and supplies; issue athletic and other equipment to participants for activities. Purchase supplies as needed for programs and events and turn in all receipts to appropriate personnel. Prepare and maintain reports and records of program activities. Perform routine office tasks such as typing, filing, answering telephones, photocopying, faxing, and recordkeeping. Attend regular staff meetings. Participate and assist with in-service training. 10%

Provide Safe Environment for Program Participants: Maintain a safe and clean environment in the assigned area/program. Inspect recreation facilities, apparatus and equipment to ensure safety of participants and spectators. Proactively identify, remove and/or report potential hazards to supervisor. Perform first aid according to established procedures. Complete reports for injury, accidents and other incidents. 10%

Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements
Associate degree in parks and recreation management, sports management, physical education, athletic/recreation leadership, or a related field.
Over one year of experience in recreation.
Any equivalent combination of directly related education, training, and experience with progressive responsibility in recreation, sports management, education, physical education, or a related field.
First Aid and CPR certification within three weeks of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelors degree in a related field.

Driver`s License Requirements
Valid South Carolina Class D Driver`s License.

Performance Requirements
Knowledge of:
Recreation program services, operations, and activities.
Relevant laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
Proper care and use of recreation equipment, materials, and supplies.
Principles and practices for providing high level of customer service.
Principles and practices of recordkeeping.
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.

Ability to:
Lead and conduct assigned program classes or activities.
Work cooperatively with others in order to achieve results.
Transport participants in city-provided 15 passenger buses.
Maintain the safety of program activities and participants.
Maintain facilities and equipment in a clean, safe, and secure manner.
Perform work as directed in an efficient, effective, safe, and timely manner.
Respond appropriately to changing situations.
Administer First Aid, CPR and AED, as needed.
Demonstrate strong customer service skills and establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public.
Utilize a variety of communication and interpersonal skills to interact successfully with people at a number of levels inside and/or outside the organization.
Read, analyze, and interpret policies and procedures and other documents used by the department.
Accurately make change, process, and account for monies and receipts by making basic mathematical calculations.
Write reports, prepare business letters, summarize meeting minutes, and compose emails in a clear and professional manner.
Operate general office equipment to include scanner, printer, copier, telephone, and computer with Microsoft Office Suite.

Working Conditions

Working Conditions
Primary Work Location: Community Centers.

Protective Equipment Required: Gloves.

Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional outside work. Exposure to extreme temperature, and wetness and/or humidity several times per week. Exposure to chemical hazards from cleaning disinfectants several times per week.

Physical Demands: Constantly requires hearing, vision, and talking. Frequently requires carrying, fine dexterity, handling/grasping, and standing. Occasionally requires lifting, pushing/pulling, reaching, sitting, and walking/running. Rarely requires twisting, bending, climbing, crawling, crouching and stooping, kneeling, balancing, and using foot controls. Heavy strength demands include exerting up to 10 pounds constantly, up to 20 pounds frequently, 20-50 pounds occasionally, and 50-100 pounds rarely.

Mental Demands: Frequently requires working closely with others as part of a team, and noisy/distracting environment. Occasionally requires frequent change of tasks, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, and irregular schedule/overtime. Rarely requires time pressures, tedious or exacting work, and emergency situations.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
The City of Greenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families. View more details about these benefits here: City of Greenville Employee Benefits.


The City offers the following health insurance options to eligible employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Term Life
  • Employee Supplemental Life
  • Spouse Term Life
  • Child Term Life
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Care, etc.)
All health insurance coverage is effective the first of the month following the employees hire date except for LTD which is effective the 91st day following date of hire.

  • General Leave is earned/accrued biweekly by all regular, full-time and permanent part-time employees as a percentage of normal work hours.
  • The City of Greenville observes 11 paid holidays.
The City is a member of the South Carolina State (SCRS) and Police Officers (PORS) defined benefit Retirement Systems.

  • Employee Recognition & Awards Program (ER&A)
  • Employee Service Awards
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Worker`s Compensation
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

City of Greenville (SC)

206 S. Main St

Greenville, South Carolina, 29601




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Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.


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