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Attn: Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523

Parks Athletics Program Coordinator

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:36,192-46,400 Actual salary dependent on qualifications and experience
  • Posted Date:02/25/2019


Parks Athletics Program Coordinator


Parks and Recreation


1257 County Farm Road, Bedford, Virginia 24523


M-F 8:30 am- 5:00pm with nights and weekends as required


Performs intermediate professional work planning, organizing and coordinating athletic programs. Plans, organizes, and supervises athletic events; recruits and supervises coaching staff and game officials; maintains records and files; prepares reports. Resolves problems and disputes among participants and officials. Recruits, trains, and assigns coaches, scorekeepers, clock keepers, and other part-time and volunteer personnel. Ensures pay sheets of officials, site supervisors and other part-time personnel are tracked and correctly reported. Does related work as required. Supervision is exercised over volunteers, coaches, game officials and seasonal staff. Work is performed under the direction of the Director of Parks and Recreation.


Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation or leisure services or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in community or group recreation activities directly pertaining to youth and adult athletics.
  • General knowledge of sports such as baseball, tennis, softball, volleyball, football and basketball with basic knowledge of other sports.
  • Familiarity with Dixie Baseball and Softball, and VHSL and NFHS rules and regulations.
  • General knowledge of modern principles and practices of recreation and physical education.
  • General knowledge of athletic field and facility maintenance practices.
  • Familiarity with League Administration and Gametime or similar scheduling software.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, and equipment.Ability to perform light maintenance on equipment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications including Word / Excel / Publisher / and Web maintenance.
  • Ability to open/close cash register and count money.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a diverse professional team and / or independently.
  • Ability to establish / maintain effective working relationships with employees, community officials, associates, vendors, volunteer groups, program participants, and the general public.Strong quality and service minded.
  • Possession of valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver's license and acceptable driving record.


Preferred Experience includes:

  • Two years of stable work history.
  • Parks and recreation certifications such as NRPA and VRPS

Bedford County maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. Drug screening, driving record check,a criminal background check, and previous employer references are required for all positions as conditions of pre-employment.

EOE / ADA / Minorities / Females / Vets

Salary Range

$36,192 - $46,400

Actual salary dependent on qualifications and experience.



In Person: Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523

Please provide cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

Date Posted

February 25, 2019


Open until filled

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