Develops, plans, promotes, coordinates, supervises, and evaluates youth and adult outdoor recreation programs and community events.

•Develops, plans, promotes, and coordinates youth and adult recreation programs and community events.
•Identifies the needs and feasibility of current and future programs.
•Hires, trains, promotes, evaluates, disciplines, and terminates temporary employees and volunteers.
•Assists with preparing and administrating individual program or facility budgets as appropriate; monitors expenditures and payroll.
•Completes post-program evaluations which include patron feedback, program success and failures, program budget monitoring report, and implementation for future seasons/programs.
•Implements multiple programs at multiple locations simultaneously.
•Participates in job-related committees, sub-committees, and professional development activities.
•Purchases program supplies and equipment. Maintains and controls inventory.
•Provides effective customer service. Reconciles program and patron complaints and respond to sensitive issues with general guidance from the supervisor.
•Assures that program fees and waivers are collected.

This position is within our Parks organization and will be delivering programming throughout Parks and Recreation with a home base at Wheeler Farm. Completes assigned reports.

Tagged as: Full Time


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Recreation, Physical Education, Sports Science or other closely related fields, plus one (1) year of closely related experience; Or an equivalent combination of related education and experience.

Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required background investigation.

Required Skills:

Applicant must have:

Knowledge of zoology, botany, forestry, wildlife, horticulture and outdoor education

Comfort and ability to feed, care for, and handle a variety of animals, including but not limited to farm animals

Certification or ability to obtain certification in CPR, first aide, and other appropriate areas.

**Required to work flexible day and evenings, including weekends and holidays

About Salt Lake County

Salt Lake County occupies the Salt Lake Valley, as well as parts of the surrounding mountains, the Oquirrh Mountains to the west and the Wasatch Range to the east (essentially the entire Jordan River watershed north of the Traverse Mountains).

Application Instructions

Please apply at slco.org/jobs

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