Goppert Building
(785) 242-1939
Mon - Fri 6:30 AM - 8 PM
Sat 8 AM - 3 PM
Sun 1 PM - 4 PM



The ORC is currently accepting job applications for the following full time position:

  • Recreation Supervisor III
Under the direction of the Recreation Manager, the Recreation Supervisor III position develops and implements fitness and wellness programs (adult and youth), pre-K and senior programs, and special events as well as providing support for aquatics and youth sports leagues as directed by Recreation Manager or Executive Director. This position coordinates and schedules seasonal and contractual staff for programs and serves as the on-site supervisor for programs under their direction, or as directed by the Recreation Manager. This positions establishes and maintains positive community relations. Estimated time breakdown: 15% on-site program supervision, 20% office, 30% coordinating fitness programs, 10% coordinating pre-k programs, 10% coordinating senior programs, 10% special events and 5% marketing activities.
The ideal candidate has experience implementing recreation/fitness programs, coordinating special events and working with specific age groups. They have patience, a positive attitude, excellent customer service and positive communication skills. They show time management, multi-tasking and problem solving skills. They can execute ideas from start to finish. They work well within a team of professionals.
This position requires a motivated individual who can work independently with limited direction. This position requires the ability to plan and prioritize responsibilities. This position demands a flexible schedule due to frequent evening and weekend work requirements. Expect occasional responsibilities of opening and closing recreation facilities. Expect lifting up to 50 pounds and other duties as assigned by the Recreation Manager or Executive Director. There is a six month probationary period.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Sport Management, Park and Recreation Administration or a related field.
Experience: 0-3 years experience directly involved with recreation programming, fitness, special events or working with specific age groups. Parks and Recreation, campus recreation, intercollegiate athletic, YMCA, or sport association experience is desirable. Graduate assistantship, internship, part-time and volunteer experience may be counted. 
  • Valid Kansas driver’s license within first 3 months.
  • CPR, AED, and First Aid within 6 months.
  • Must be willing to obtain nationally recognized fitness instructor certifications as needed to teach fitness classes at the ORC.
  • Must be willing to obtain national recognized aquatic certifications as needed.
Residency: Must reside in Franklin County within 6 months of start date.

The ORC is currently accepting job applications for the following part-time & seasonal positions:

  • Youth and Adult Volleyball Referees
  • Youth and Adult Basketball Referees
  • Zumba/Dance Cardio Instructor
  • Yoga Instructor
  • Youth Basketball Academy Instructors

To apply for part-time or seasonal positions, download a copy of our application below. 

Mail: ORC, 705 W. 15th St., Ottawa, KS, 66067

Fax:(785) 242-6634


By hand: Goppert Building (located at 705 W. 15th Street)

CLICK HERE to download a paper copy.