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at Gila River Indian Community

Posted: 1/14/2020
Job Reference #: 20153-2

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Job Title: Recreation Coordinator

Closing Date: 01/27/2020
DEADLINE: Attach any required documents, i. e., Transcripts, Certificates, diploma and Motor Vehicle
Record, to your online application by midnight on the closing date. Late Applications or documents will not
be considered
Job Number: 20-153-2
Job Type: Full-Time Regular
Department: Community Services Department - District 5 Service Center

City: Bapchule, AZLocations: 3456 W. Casa Blanca Road
Area of Interest: Recreation
Salary Type: Base Pay
Salary/ Hourly Rate: $39,232 Salary
Tribal Driving Permit Required: Yes

The Recreation Coordinator ensures a viable recreational program is in place to provide services to all Community
members of the Gila River Indian Community to include planning, developing implementing and coordinating
recreational activities, physical education and community awareness. A major accountability is to liaise and
communicate with other agencies, groups, persons and interested parties for the Community, including village
areas.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS;Responsible for scheduling and supervising recreational activities, liaison and consulting activities may
require unusual, irregular and sometimes lengthy work hours.Responsible for the provision and storage of all recreational equipment and supplies, includes planning,
acquisition, dispensing, inventory, maintenance and care of such.Responsible for the safe and secure implementation of recreational activities.Prepares reports on recreation activities and other statistics in area of responsibility.Submit reports and documents to supervisor and Community as required.Coordinate and communicate with Gila River Tribal agencies and other programs to plan and develop
recreational program and activities.Assist with recreational, leisure and educational programs and activities that may include swimming pool
supervision and oversight, aerobic classes, computer lab, mentoring program, elderly and child exercise
programs, etc.Investigate and resolve Community complaints on matters related to recreation.Provides excellent customer services to both internal and external customers.Attend meetings as they relate to recreational activities.Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:0 Some knowledge of principles and theory for recreation and physical education and its application to Native
American communities.Ability to evaluate programs, prepare records and reports.Ability to plan, organize and schedule recreational activities effectively.Ability to communicate ideas and instructions to Native people.Ability to work in various weather conditions.Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays.Ability to interact tactfully and courteously with the public.Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.Must be dependable.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, Community Of?cial
and the general public.
0 Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position, agree to maintain a Drug-free workplace.REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:0 Associate degree from an accredited college or university in Recreation Administration, Physical Education,
Public or Business Administration or a closely related ?eld and a minimum of three (3) years of successful
experience in recreation programs which included planning, implementation and coordination, oro A minimum of ?ve (5) years’ experience in recreation programs which included planning, implementation
and coordination.
0 Experience working with elders and speaking and/or understanding of the Pima Language and culture is
0 Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Public Administration or closely related ?eld preferred.

Required to pass a background check. Background checks are required for positions that involve regular contact
with or control over Community Children in accordance with The Indian Child Protection and Family Violence
Prevention Act, 25 U.S.C. Sections 3201 through 3210 and C.F.R. Part 63 and positions that have regular
contact with the Elderly.Required to obtain a Tribal Driving permit. Valid state driver’s license with a current proof of driving record
for the past 39 months will be required to qualify for a tribal driving permit. Proof of driving record must be
submitted with application and must not be more than 60 days old from the date of submission of the
application.Non-Supervisory, Salaried Position
Reports to Director or designee


- Medical - EPO or PPO Self-Funded Plan utilizing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Network

- Prescription Program

- Dental - Plan is provided through CIGNA with no deductible for preventive services or $50 (individual)/ $150
(family) deductible for basic and major services

- Vision - plan bene?ts are provided through SightCare of Arizona and carry a $10 co-pay for exams, zero co-

- Life and AD&D - We offer voluntary or supplemental life insurance for Employee & Dependents through
METLIFE Group Insurance. GRIC pays the full cost for your Basic Life and AD&D.Other Voluntarv Benefits -

- Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
° Short Term Disability

- Long Term Disability

- Employee Assistance Program

- 12 Paid Holidays

- Vacation Leave

- Sick LeavePreference in ?lling vacancies is given to quali?ed Indian candidates in accordance with the Indian Preference
Act (Title 25, US. Code, Section 472 and 473). The Gila River Indian Community is also committed to achieving
the full and equal opportunity without discrimination because of Race, Religion, Color, Sex, National Origin,
Politics, Marital Status, Physical Handicap, Age or Sexual Orientation. In other than the above, the Gila River
Indian Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer.If you are claiming Preference in one or more of the following categories please attach a copy of the
required documentation to the completed Employment Application.Preference for Community Members (with proof of enrollment)Preference for Native Americans (must meet membership requirement of a federally recognized Tribe.)
Preference point for Spouse of Community Member (with proof of spouse enrollment)Preference point for Veteran (must meet statutory requirements)


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