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Recreation Program Manager

Published on October 27, 2018

Department(s): Parks & Recreation

Location: Pittsburg, KS

Join our fun and exciting Parks and Recreation team. We are looking for an outgoing, organized, creative and collaborative team leader to serve as Recreation Program Manager. This position manages a variety of needs-based and mission-appropriate activities for the community. The Program Manager administers prescribed programs, services, facilities, and/or events. This includes identifying appropriate programs to offer, hiring instructors/contractors, promoting programs, ensuring quality control and measuring success.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Before applying, please review the full job description link below. Only qualified candidates need apply.

The City of Pittsburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Bachelor’s degree in parks and recreation or related field.

Minimum of two years of progressive work experience in the park and recreation industry and two year’s supervisory experience.

Valid driver’s license is required.

CPR/First Aid/AED certification must be obtained within three months of employment.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check, drug screen and physical.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use the computer keyboard and mouse, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to chemicals, fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works with use of vehicle. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.