City of Fort Wayne

Program Facility Coordinator – Neighborhood Programs (Jennings & Weisser Centers)

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Job Code: 2022315
Posted On: Thursday, 29th December 2022
Category: Regular Full Time
Department: Parks and Recreation
Shift: 40 hours per week, afternoon and evenings during the school year and daytime hours during the summer. flexible schedule with some weekends and holidays
Location: Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
Pay Rate: $45,000.12 annually

Job Description:


Working under the direction of the Supervisor IV Neighborhood Programs the position coordinates food service and plans, organizes, conducts and implements a comprehensive year-round schedule of sports, leisure, recreation, arts, social, and education activities and programs. The incumbent is expected to exercise good judgment, independence, initiative, and professional expertise in conducting day-to-day operations. All work duties and activities must be performed in accordance with the City safety rules and operating regulations, policies and procedures as well as federal, state, and local regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the ability to interact with the public, City incumbents, and outside agencies with patience, tact, respect, and professionalism and the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Plans and implements assigned grant sponsored programs;
  • Plans and implements specialized classes, activities, programs;
  • Determines and secures resources needed including facilities, staff, equipment, supplies, instructors, etc.;


  • Assists in hiring, training and supervising staff;
  • Communicates with staff, other employees, participants, and public.


  • Provides programming assistance at all sites of Neighborhood Programs.
  • Assists with food services operations including but not limited to “Kid’s Café,” “Summer Lunch Program” or other programs
  • Assists with coordination of outreach programs with outside groups; monitors, supervises, and evaluates activities, as well as instructors, volunteers, and any subordinate staff;
  • Prepares and submits reports;
  • Sets up and/or cleans up facilities and is responsible for building security;
  • Collects fees and assesses charges;
  • Enters and issues cash receipts for collections of cash, check and deposit slips;
  • Generates cash receipt reports for preparation of deposit daily;
  • Responsible for verifying cash receipts entered;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, Access and Power Point;


Assists with other center activities/services as assigned.


The incumbent is responsible to manage their performance in accordance with this job description and the performance expectations provided to them by management.  If at any time the incumbent is unsure of their role or specific responsibilities, it is the incumbent’s responsibility to refer to their job description and ask for clarification from their supervisor.  Management will work with the incumbent, as needed, to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and performance goals are achieved. 


Position supervises several seasonal/part – time employees, instructors, and volunteers.


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Minimum of two years of successful experience teaching/leading youth with progressive responsibility in a recreational or educational setting;
  • Specialized skills of recreation, education, or youth works as it relates to planning and organizing youth programs and activities;
  • Basic knowledge of standard principles, methods and practices of recreation program/activity planning and implementation;
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective leadership and role model relationship with participants;
  • Must have transportation and maintain a valid Indiana Driver’s License.


  • Valid Indiana Driver’s License;
  • First Aid and CPR Certification.
  • ServSafe Certification - Preferred   


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Applications may be submitted on-line at or using the City of Fort Wayne Human Resources Department computer kiosks located at Citizen’s Square, 1st Floor, 200 E. Berry Street, Fort Wayne IN between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

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All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.

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