Montrose Recreation District
  • 15-Sep-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Admininstration
  • Montrose, CO, USA
  • 16.75-22.12
  • Hourly
  • Full-Time Employee

Comprehensive health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits. PERA employer and 401K contribution options. Paid time off (PTO) in addition to 9 paid holidays, and a family membership to the Community Recreation Center.


Recreation Leader-Youth/Adult

General Statement of Duties:

Assists and provides support to the Recreation Coordinators in the administration and implementation of recreation programs. Directly supervises and plans, leads, and promotes programs, activities, and events.

Supervision Received:

Reports to a Recreation Coordinator, as assigned.

Supervision Exercised:

Leads full and part-time facility and program supervisors, officials, scorekeepers, and volunteers.

Essential Job Duties:

The following are examples of primary duties assigned to this position. Other related duties may be assigned.


  • Recruits, leads, assigns, monitors, and supports part-time recreation staff, instructors, and volunteers within assigned program areas.
  • Implements contracted program services.
  • Train, motivate, and monitor part-time employees to maximize performance.
  • Plans organize, leads, promotes and implements recreation programs for program participants. Provides support to all MRD programming.
  • Observes, monitors, and evaluates recreation programs and activities to assess the quality and gather input from patrons on present and future needs.
  • Advises Coordinator of needed changes to policies, procedures, methods, and rules.
  • Leads organizational program meetings with captains, participants, program supervisors, officials, and/or scorekeepers.
  • Develops team rosters, practice, and game schedules. Implements overall program philosophy, expectations, and priorities to participants, volunteers, and spectators.
  • Provides daily, on-site supervision and monitors recreation programs, activities, and special events. Makes periodic and special reports, accident and incident reports, and maintains records of program operations and results.
  • Responsible for the inventory, upkeep, and proper maintenance of program equipment, uniforms, and supplies.
  • Implements new program ideas by identifying activities that align with the mission of the recreation district and district patrons.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Attends and participates in professional group and staff meetings.
  • Identify local and national trends to aid in planning future recreational program needs.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, and strategies for recreation programs and activities.
  • Recommends resources staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies needed for program implementation.
  • Assists coordinator in monitoring program revenues and expenditures,
  • Contributes to current record reports identifying programs, participation, program budgets, issues, and highlights.
  • Prepares program descriptions/information, advises on program costs and fees.
  • Markets and promotes activities, using flyers, newsletters, and social media, web, activity guides, and other mechanisms. Supports overall agency marketing efforts.

Facility Operations

  • Assists in the coordination of program spaces. Ensures that MRD facility(es) are properly prepared, cleaned, and maintained for the purpose of the safe and effective operation of programs and activities.
  • Reports safety hazards and repair needs to supervisor and to the Facilities Manager. Makes recommendations for facility improvements.May assist in facilities maintenance.
  • Provides information and assistance to users of all facilities.
  • Monitors facility/equipment rental use and expenses and prepares/submit invoices for billing purposes.

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Must have the ability to communicate constructively with the recreation division, maintenance division, and other recreation district staff members.
  • Ability to perform duties and responsibilities unsupervised.
  • Ability to supervise part-time facility supervisors, officials, scorekeepers, volunteers, and other employees.
  • Ability to interact effectively with coaches, parents, spectators, and players in a variety of situations.
  • Ability to accurately fill out and complete program reports.
  • Ability to perform physical duties as required, for example, program setup, general field preparation and marking, program equipment maintenance, checkout, and storage, etc.
  • Must have a general knowledge of sports rules and how they apply to games supervised.

Position Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation, physical education, or related field.

  • One year experience leading recreation programs and staff. Or
  • Five years experience leading recreation programs and staff. Or
  • A combination of education and experience demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties of this position.

License and Certification:

  • A valid driver's license
  • The possession of or ability to obtain CPR/AED and First Aid Certificate
  • Certified Parks and Recreation Professional, preferred

Work Environment:

  • Office and field environment, indoor and outdoor recreational facilities, travel from site-to-site, and extensive public contact.
  • Hours will include regular evening, weekend, holiday hours, and seasonal variations.
  • Required to utilize their personal vehicle, with mileage reimbursement provided by MRD.
  • Required to have a cell phone with part of the monthly service cost covered by MRD.

Physical Condition:

Primary functions may require maintaining the physical conditions necessary for walking, standing, or sitting for prolonged periods of time. This position will require moderate lifting, and heavy lifting on occasion, and working in outdoor weather conditions.

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