Recreation Coordinator

City of Monrovia

RECREATION COORDINATOR– City of Monrovia, CA – Salary: $50,589 - $67,795 plus excellent benefits.


The City of Monrovia is looking for a unique individual to serve as the Recreation Coordinator in the Public Services Department. This individual should be someone who is inspired to take initiatives in rejuvenating processes and seeks satisfaction in maintaining the City’s focus on renewal.  The Recreation Section of the Community Services Division oversees Special Events, Contract Classes, Facility Rentals and Programming for all ages.  Recreation hosts a wide variety of events including, Summer Day Camp (Summer Extravaganza), Concerts in the Park, Movies in the Park and many new events including Family Dance Parties, Night Hikes, and Family Campout at Canyon Park. It’s a great time to contribute your creativity and leadership to Monrovia’s Recreation team!


It is important to note that in addition to these functional areas of responsibility, the successful candidate will also have the opportunity to design and shape his / her role within the organization in a manner that will accentuate his / her specific talents. 


This position will assist in managing a variety of people, projects, programs and operational functions including, but not limited to:


  • Spearheading special events and programs for people of all ages and backgrounds

  • Coordinating reservations of public facilities, set-ups, leisure programs and special events for participants of all ages

  • Generating and maintaining partnerships with community-minded agencies

  • Training, evaluating, and motivating personnel, volunteers, and contract staff

  • Monitoring recreation facilities for operational excellence


Qualifications: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, abilities and skills is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the qualifications would be:

  • BA/BS in Recreation Programming, Public Administration, Social Services or related field and three (3) years increasingly responsible experience working with pre-school aged children, youth or seniors.
  • Valid class C California driver’s license and good driving record, First Aid and CPR Certificates. 


For a detailed job flyer and application, visit  If you have further questions, contact: Aaron Yep, Senior Human Resources Assistant,, (626) 932-5516. EOE.

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