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Youth Development Coordinator

City of Canton Parks and Recreation Department – Canton, OH
Salary: $30,000 – $40,000 a year

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Graduation from accredited college or university with an Associate’s degree in Park, Recreation or Program Management (Baccalaureate degree preferred). In lieu of a college degree, a minimum of five years of experience in recreational programming and/or community center management with three years of supervision experience would be considered. Courses or experience in special event, public relations, summer camp, after school programming, and enrichment is highly desirable. Possession of a valid Ohio Operator’s License is required. Knowledge of program development and media relations. Experience working within, or supervising, a unionized work force preferred. This person should be skilled in public speaking, record keeping, report writing, and public relations. Must be willing to attend various training sessions or schooling to maintain or improve his/her skills.

Specific Requirements:

  • Supervision of all summer camp, after school programming, enrichment, and special events provided by Canton Parks and Recreation.
  • Scheduling and supervision of programming staff (approximately 15 – 20 seasonal, PT, or contracted staff.
  • Scheduling and coordination of park facilities for rental and programming purposes
  • Project management
  • Contract management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability and willingness to work weekends, evenings, and special events as the schedule demands.
  • Must successfully pass a background check, drug screening and must have a valid, current Ohio driver’s license.

General Requirements:

  • Must be able to read and write and have good command to the English language
  • Strong oral and written communication.
  • Physical capabilities – lift 50 pounds, squat, bend, and move as necessary for the job.
  • Must be able to perform basic mathematics.
  • Must have basic proficiency of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Must possess valid Ohio Driver’s License
  • Must possess professional phone skills and work well with public.
  • Must present a neat and professional appearance.
  • Responsible to follow policies and procedures of Canton Parks and Recreation and the City of Canton

Applications & Resumes should be submitted to:

Canton Civil Service Commission

Canton City Hall, 3rd Floor

218 Cleveland Ave. SW

Canton, OH 44701-4218

Questions about this particular position can be answered by:

Don Patterson – Recreation Superintendent

Phone: 330-438-4695

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • supervision: 3 years (Preferred)
  • recreational programming and/or community center management: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

License:

  • Ohio driver’s (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Preferred)

Apply on on Indeed.com here.


 

Office Manager Edward “Peel” Coleman Community Center

City of Canton Parks and Recreation Department – Canton, OH
Salary: $25,000 – $35,000 a year

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Graduation from accredited college or university with an Associate’s degree with a concentration in accounting, business administration or equivalent years of professional experience (Baccalaureate degree preferred). In lieu of a college degree, a minimum of three of experience will be considered. Knowledge of government fund structures and financial approval process is a plus. Possession of a valid Ohio Operator’s License is required. Knowledge of program development and media relations. Experience working within, or supervising, a unionized work force preferred. This person should be skilled in public speaking, record keeping, report writing, and public relations. Must be willing to attend various training sessions or schooling to maintain or improve his/her skills.

Specific Requirements:

  • Supervision and execution of front office management
  • Customer service
  • Cash controls
  • Scheduling and supervision of programming staff (approximately 1 – 4 seasonal, PT, or contracted staff).
  • Oversight of financial and scheduling software and programs
  • Excellent mathematic, written, and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability and willingness to work weekends, evenings, and special events as the schedule demands.
  • Must successfully pass a background check, drug screening and must have a valid, current Ohio driver’s license.

General Requirements:

  • Must be able to read and write and have good command to the English language
  • Strong oral and written communication.
  • Physical capabilities – lift 50 pounds, squat, bend, and move as necessary for the job.
  • Must be able to perform basic mathematics.
  • Must have basic proficiency of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Must possess valid Ohio Driver’s License
  • Must possess professional phone skills and work well with public.
  • Must present a neat and professional appearance.
  • Responsible to follow policies and procedures of Canton Parks and Recreation and the City of Canton

Applications & Resumes should be submitted to:

Canton Civil Service Commission

Canton City Hall, 3rd Floor

218 Cleveland Ave. SW

Canton, OH 44701-4218

Questions about this particular position can be answered by:

Don Patterson – Recreation Superintendent

Phone: 330-438-4695

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25,000.00 to $35,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Office Management: 2 years (Required)
  • program development and Media Relations: 1 year (Required)

License:

  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Apply on on Indeed.com here.


 

Property Manager Edward “Peel” Coleman Center

City of Canton Parks and Recreation Department – Canton, OH
Salary: $25,000 – $35,000 a year

General Requirements:

  • Must be able to read and write and have good command to the English language
  • Strong oral and written communication.
  • Physical capabilities – lift 50 pounds, squat, bend, and move as necessary for the job.
  • Must possess valid Ohio Driver’s License
  • Responsible to follow policies and procedures of Canton Parks and Recreation and the City of Canton

Effect on End Result:

  • An effective reliability program for the center.
  • Assistance in achievement of short and long-term plans for the facility.
  • Maintenance of Parks and Recreation facility, grounds, and equipment for the effective operation possible.
  • Maintain approved policies, procedures and record-keeping.
  • Maintenance of a safe and attractive facility for the enjoyment of our members and community.

Applications & Resumes should be submitted to:

Canton Civil Service Commission

Canton City Hall, 3rd Floor

218 Cleveland Ave. SW

Canton, OH 44701-4218

Questions about this particular position can be answered by:

Don Patterson – Recreation Superintendent

Phone: 330-438-4695

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25,000.00 to $35,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • property management: 1 year (Required)
  • HVAC, plumbing and electrical: 1 year (Required)

License:

  • Ohio drivers (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Apply on on Indeed.com here.

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