Sports Coordinator

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Regular, Full Time
16.20 - 18.21 - Hourly
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Position:   Sports Coordinator, NF-0188-03

Salary:   $16.20 – $18.21 an hour, based on qualifications/experience

Employment Category:   Regular Full Time, 35-40 hours per week, with benefits.  Will require working evening, weekend and holiday hours.

Location:   Fitness & Sports Branch with MWR aboard Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, GA

Introduction: Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay’s award-winning MWR program is seeking a dynamic and innovative leader to join its’ Fitness & Sports Branch as a Sports Coordinator. This position will develop and maintain a diversified military intramural Adult Sports Program in a variety of functions including league development, officiating management, program outreach/promotion, customer service and facility upkeep.  The Sports Coordinator will have the opportunity to work and program in a variety of extramural and intramural sporting areas.  The ideal candidate is a motivated individual who desires to work for a forward-thinking organization. He or she must have a customer-service focused management style, creative programming skills, proven ability to lead a successful team/organization and experience coordinating a comprehensive adult sports program.

Duties:  Plans and administers an adult sports program for a military community. Responsibilities include planning, organizing, evaluating and promoting team/individual sports programs and sports/fitness related activities on a recurring and non-recurring basis. Activities include intramural sport leagues, tournaments, special events, etc. Selects and coordinates programs and activities to be offered, both within the required standards and those additional ones possible through available resources and desirable in terms of participant's interests and needs. Schedules and publicizes various tournaments, and other sports events. Solicits volunteers and contractors service for activities. Evaluates the effectiveness of ongoing sports activities from the standpoint of participants' response, resources, program objectives. Ensures playing surfaces are properly maintained, safe, and ready for play. Assists with maintenance of outdoor and indoor sports facilities. Responsible for scheduling of courts, track, and fields, and regularly inspects for repairs, cleanliness, etc. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • A minimum of three years of work experience that demonstrates directing sports activities and a

    proficiency in developing a sports program tailored to the needs of the participants.

  • A bachelor’s degree in Sports Management, Recreation or related field from an accredited college is preferred and may be substituted for two years of experience.

  • Knowledge of the principles of personnel management, involving recruitment selection, hiring, training and development, and the general provisions for the needs of human resources in an organization.

  • Skills in planning and leadership to devise and carry out recreation programs that will stimulate and sustain the interest of participants and so challenge and motivate their participation that they may benefit from the physical, psychological, and social values to be derived from recreational activities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP)

Physical Demands and Work Environment:   The employee’s work requires some physical exertion, such as handling tools, materials, and equipment related to various sporting activities involved. Additionally, much of the employee’s contact work takes place at outdoor playing facilities requiring driving, standing and walking. May require lifting items up to 45 pounds. If over 45 pounds, seek assistance from another employee. Incumbent’s office area is adequately lighted, heated, and ventilated. Recreational Sporting activities of this program not only involve everyday risks of discomforts, which require normal safety precautions typical in supervising sporting events.

Basis of Review:   Applicants will be evaluated based on experience and qualifications described above and presented in written format.