Welcome to our job postings.
If you are a current member of IPRA, postings are a complimentary benefit of membership.
For all others, please contact Steven Jordison, CEO, Iowa Parks and Recreation Association at steve@iapra.org or call 515-291-4917.

Community Services
City of Pella, Iowa

Posted: December 31, 2018

Deadline: Applications accepted until the position is filled

Salary: $20.92/hour

This is a full-time position that will work variable hours which include some evenings and weekends.

Incumbent is responsible for assisting the Aquatic Manager in implementing and maintaining aquatic programming and staffing. Duties include: overseeing and monitoring all staff and programs, all facility equipment and facility maintenance, all water testing, cleaning and all other duties associated with working at the Aquatic Center.

High School Diploma or GED; knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of an associate degree in recreation or a course of study related to the occupational field; and, experience usually associated with one to three years of experience or service.

Position Requirements: Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation/AED Certifications or ability to obtain by date of hire; Jeff Ellis Swimming Instructor License or ability to obtain at next available class; Certified Pool Operator or ability to obtain at next available class; Lifeguard certificate (due to the facility being Ellis& Associates Licensed, specific training, including Ellis & Associates lifeguarding licensure, will be additional training required upon hire). Applicant will be required to have a post-offer pre-work screening and pre-employment drug screening. Residency required within a 20-minute drive time of the worksite. Residency to be established within sixty (60) days.

Interested parties should contact City Hall at 825 Broadway, Pella ,IA 50219, 641-628-4173 to obtain a City of Pella application or apply online at www.cityofpella.com. Applications will be received until the position has been filled. E.O.E.

Link to more information: http://www.cityofpella.com/Jobs.aspx?UniqueId=98&From=All&CommunityJobs=False&JobID=Assistant-Aquatics-Manager-93

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Recreation Department
City of Lake Mills, Iowa

Posted: December 31, 2018

Deadline: Applications accepted until the position is filled

Salary: Not Listed

The City of Lake Mills, IA, is seeking applicants for a full-time Recreation Director. The Recreation Director plans, directs and coordinates a comprehensive recreational and leisure time program; supervises any full and/or part-time staff and all volunteers engaged in recreational services and program operations. Work involves a combination of operational, managerial and administrative tasks including program development and implementation, public relations and grant writing.

Applications and complete job description are available at City Hall. This position is full time with full benefits including: health/dental/vision/life insurance, paid holidays, Comp time, IPERS, sick and vacation pay. Applicants may send cover letter and resume to: Dorene Holstad, City Clerk, City of Lake Mills, 105 W Main St, Lake Mills,IA 50450. Applications accepted until position is filled.

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Parks and Recreation Department
City of Vinton, Iowa

Posted: January 2, 2019

Deadline: 4:00 PM, Friday, January 18, 2019

Salary: $36,000 to $40,000

Nature of work - under the general supervision of the director of parks and recreation, performs administrative, supervisory, professional work in the planning, development and operation of comprehensive public recreation program. This position will also have responsibilities in the areas of parks supervision and special events.

Minimum qualifications of education and experience - Bachelor's Degree in leisure services, recreation administration, physical education, or a closely related field experience in supervising recreation programs, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Parks and Recreation Department
Douglas County, Wisconsin

Posted: January 7, 2019

Deadline: 11:59 PM, January 27, 2019

Salary: $52,353.60 - $59,841.60 annually

Douglas County is currently seeking energetic, professional, and knowledgeable applicants for a parks and recreation supervisor position. Ideal candidates will have well rounded natural resource management experience. Position will be responsible for managing and overseeing the development, maintenance, and daily operations of the county park system, recreational trail system, and water control dam structures. Primary responsibilities include leading the county park program, maintaining recreational facilities, acting as the County Snowmobile/ATV/UTV Trail Coordinator, and overseeing water control structure operation. Additional responsibilities include writing grants, budget development, supervision, and developing and maintaining divers partnerships.

Applicants will need to apply online at https://www.douglascountywi.org/ under employment opportunities

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Parks and Recreation Department
City of Belle Plaine, Iowa

Posted: January 10, 2019

Deadline: February 8, 2019

Salary: Dependent on Qualifications

The city of Belle Plaine is seeking a qualified and experienced professional for the director of Parks and Recreation. This position is responsible for the administration and operations of the Parks and Recreation Department to include planning, promoting, and organizing programs, activities and sporting events for all ages, and maintaining, enhancing and developing parks, playing fields and recreational facilities including an outdoor aquatic center.

The successful candidate should possess the ability to understand the varied functions of each sub-department. These duties are applied to Franklin Park (a 28 acre recreation and sports facility located at 10th Avenue and 11th Street which includes ball fields, disc golf, basketball courts, a tennis court, and an aquatic center), Drahn Park (ball fields, soccer field, playground), Belle Plaine Community Center (meeting rooms and kitchen), and five smaller parks.

A Bachelor's Degree in recreation or related field and a minimum of two years experience in a responsible management position preferred. Salary DOQ. A complete job description can be found at https://www.belleplaineiowa.us/

Please send resume and cover letter by February 8, 2019 to Jeff Horne, City Administrator, 1207 8th Avenue, Belle Plaine, IA 52208, or email cityadminbp@netins.net