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Location: City of Manhattan, Manhattan, KS 66502
Job Status: Full-Time
Status: Accepting Applications
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Job Description


Regular / Full-Time / Non-exempt           Open Until Filled

To apply, please complete an online application.

Starting salary: $18.30/HR

www.cityofmhk.com "Jobs" Online Application Required; qualified candidates must submit their cover letter, resume and professional references at time of application for consideration. 


The incumbent in this position is responsible for aiding the Director of the Douglass Community Recreation Center in preparing, organizing and directing recreation and fitness programs. Work includes routine recreation-related tasks such as scheduling and programming, staff training, organizing and directing recreation and fitness programs. The employee is expected to exercise independent judgment in routine tasks. General and specific instructions will be given by the Director of the Douglass Community Recreation Center with close supervision. Work is reviewed through observation, conferences, and results obtained.

For a complete job description click here: Recreation Coordinator - June 2019.pdf