City of Edinburg
  • 10-Aug-2018 to 18-Aug-2018 (CST)
  • Recreation -Dept #533
  • Edinburg, TX, USA
  • 10.7171
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The City offers excellent benefits including paid holidays, vacation/sick leave, health, dental, life, and disability insurance, retirement system and optional deferred compensation programs.

I.         JOB SUMMARY 

The purpose of this position is to oversee the operations of recreational programs and activities.  Other duties include submitting building maintenance report; hosting community events; coordinating youth activities and field trips; assisting in interdepartmental and city wide events; soliciting sponsors and vendors; building opening and closing procedures, and other duties as required.


requires knowledge necessary to understand basic operational, technical, or office processes.  Level of knowledge equivalent to four years of high school or equivalency.

 Up to one (1) year of experience preferred.


  • Applicant will be subject to a complete background investigation.  Incomplete, inaccurate and/or failure to report information will cause the applicant rejection from consideration.
  • Applicant must take and pass a pre-employment drug test administered by the City of Edinburg at the City's expense.
  • Must have a current valid class "C" driver's license from the Texas Department of Public Safety with a satisfactory driving record.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred.


  • Requires working knowledge of recreation program development, operations and procedures.
  • May require providing advice to others outside direct reporting relationships on specific problems or general policies.  Contacts may require the consideration of different points of view to reach agreement.  Elements of persuasion may be necessary to gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas.
  • Normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results. There is some opportunity for discretion when making selections among a few, easily identifiable choices. 
  • Requires the use of standard technical skills appropriate to the work environment of the organization.
  • Customer service and public relations skills.
  • Knowledge of departmental and city rules and regulations.


Note:  This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position.  The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position. 

  •  Perform administrative functions and public relations; assist in promoting and registering clients for programs; submit incident reports, citizen complaints and other city forms; submit daily cash reports; collect and deposit department monies; and manage maintenance work orders.
  • Coordinate events and programs; gather appropriate materials; provide tutoring and mentoring programs for youth and teen members; assist with teaching classes and athletics as needed; solicit and secure sponsors for various activities and events; and inform public of events and programs.
  • Maintain parks and facilities; conduct safety inspections of locations and equipment used by program participants; maintain familiarity of rules and regulations of various programs; oversee part time employees and volunteers; and enforce city rules, regulations and departmental policies.


General office and safety equipment/materials to include but not limited to the following:

  • Personal computer              
  • Copier/Fax Machine
  • Printer/Scanner
  • 10-key Calculator
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Game Consoles


Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards.  Occasional outside work.


The job has some significant exposure to hazards and physical demands are moderate.








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