Facilities Fairgrounds Fairgrounds Coordinator Job opening - Park County state Colorado ( Job openings )
Park County , state Colorado
( By Press Release office )
2022-02-02T00:00 - 2022-03-04T00:00 | 43 | 2
This position is preliminary part-time: 24 hours/week *Anticipate to work full-time 40 hours/week between the months of April through August*
Coordinates public and special events utilization of a venue’s facilities and buildings. Assists in marketing efforts of the events and activities. Meets with customers and potential customers and assist with event planning. Coordinates logistical, technical and administrative support and activities for events held in the venue. Responsible for the overall administration, maintenance of the fairgrounds, event coordination, and personnel required to perform such duties. Works closely with the Fair Board and Fair Planning Committees for the planning and coordination of the Park County Fair. Works with the County Manager or designee.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides information and conducts tours of Fairgrounds facilities for prospective users.
Coordinates the setup, tear down, and damage inspection of events as necessary for the Community Center and Fairground facilities.
Presents plans to the Fair Board and County Manager or designee for recommendations to be considered by the Board of County Commissioners.
Coordinates alcohol and food concessionaire requirements are met for activities happening on the fairgrounds.
Works with CSU extension Director ,4-H Extension Agent, and Facilities Manager.
Works with the Fair Board on all matters related to the Fair Board for the purpose of making recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners.
Maintains equipment records and inventory.
Provides work request orders to the Facilities department to perform major and minor repair work on facilities, grounds and buildings.
Assist with assigning individuals designated to work at the fairgrounds at various times and events. Coordinates the event work schedule to ensure coverage of scheduled events.
Secures facilities when not in use.
Performs other duties as needed.
Job Titles Supervised:
None at this time
Nature of Contact with Others:
This position will have contact with citizens, County staff members, and the business community on a regular basis to provide information, to coordinate meetings, and to make presentations to the BOCC and the public. The nature of the contact will be both verbal and written communication.
Responsibility for property, materials, money, and confidential information:
This position is responsible for the equipment used in the performance of the job including telephone, computer, fax, printer, digital camera, copier, and calculator. Confidentiality is required in accordance with the Open Records Act.
Ability to conduct activities involving substantial standing and walking and moderate sitting.
Ability to lift, carry, push and/or pull burdens weighing up to 80 lbs. occasionally.
Ability to grasp and manipulate equipment, hand and power tools, and similar other tools and materials.
Ability to conduct activities involving stooping, kneeling/bending, crouching, crawling, twisting, and reaching on a moderate basis.
Ability to participate in routine conversation in person or via telephone, and distinguish telephone, equipment and other auditory tones.
Ability to distinguish small objects at near and far distances in conditions of bright or low light.
Ability to distinguish depth, and see objects in a wide field of vision.
The majority of this position's duties are performed either within an indoor or a protected environment or outdoors. The incumbent may be exposed to small and large livestock. The incumbent may be exposed to seasonal conditions including wet and/or humid and extreme temperature and changes. The incumbent may be exposed to loud noise, and mechanical and electrical hazards. May be exposed to fumes, odors, dust, mists, and chemicals, working at heights and poor ventilation. Incumbent may be required to work evening and weekend hours during special events.
Minimum Requirements and Training:
Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years’ experience in public relations, marketing, or communications. Similar experience in events coordination will be considered.
Certificates or licenses:
Liquor Serving Training.
Special professional and/or job related requirements:
Event coordinating a plus.
Special training or experience:
Working knowledge of practices, materials and equipment used in custodial work, minor maintenance, construction, and mechanics. Ability to operate light equipment (automobiles, trucks, tractors, skid steer). Knowledge of livestock helpful.
Must pass background check
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Computer skills including proficiency with relevant software programs (i.e. PowerPoint, Excel, Word)
Knowledge of state and federal grant programs preferred
Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with Boards, the business community, consultants, developers, governmental agencies, and the general public
Ability to travel
Ability to work independently and complete projects
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