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Program Director

  • Type:Seasonal/Temporary
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.00 - $13.89/Hour
  • Posted Date:01/31/2018
 Job Details Description
Department           Park & Recreation
Benefits     Click here to review a Summary of Employee Benefits
Civil Service Status

This is NOT a Civil Service Position

Hours of Work

Days, hours and location may vary depending on program 

Some weekend hours possible

Tentative Start Date May/June, 2018
Job Summary & Requirements

This position is responsible for coordinating, scheduling and leading participants in a variety of recreational activities and assisting with organizing and implementing activities in the recreation program.


Requires High school diploma plus six months work experience in the field of recreation or 1 year additional schooling in recreation, education or related field; college degree in recreation, education, or related field may substitute for experience. Ability to obtain valid Driver’s license. CPR, AED and First Aid Certifications Required. Employee will have 30 days from hire date to obtain necessary certifications if needed.

Physical/Drug Test Post offer pre-employment physical and drug test required.          


Steps to Apply

Steps to Apply:

1. Profile: You must complete an online profile. This includes ALL sections of the profile. (Link to online application system provided below)
2. Applying for Position: Once you have completed your profile, you MUST apply for the position (The link to Apply is located on the right side of the main menu. An email will be sent confirming you have applied. It will also be displayed in the My Application History section).

All steps MUST be completed before the posted deadline to be considered for this position. If you have any questions during the application process, please contact Human Resources at 515-222-3616.

Deadline to Apply Open until filled
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You will need to complete an online profile and apply for this position online. There are Instruction Sheets under the Employment section of our City website as well as a number of topics in our FAQ section. If after reviewing these help guides you still need additional help, please visit or contact Human Resources 515-222-3616.

 Contact Information  CITY OF WEST DES MOINES
Human Resources, 2nd floor
4200 Mills Civic Parkway
PO Box 65320
West Des Moines, Iowa 50265-0320
515-222-3616 (phone)
515-273-0601 (fax)
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