CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS
Under the supervision of a Sr. Recreation Supervisor, performs various duties associated with implementing, coordinating, and supervising recreation center programs. Responsible for routine custodial, clerical, programming, marketing, and instructional tasks associated with the facility and/or recreational activities. Supervision is exercised over recreation leaders and seasonal recreation aides. Work requires flexible hours (nights and weekends). Work is reviewed through observation and results attained. Performs other work as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
A. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Develops, implements, and supervises recreation programs, classes, special events and activities for all age groups and interests; recruits and hires class instructors, and determines class schedules and fees.
Prepares program information for brochure publication and registration, registers and enrolls participants, inform participants of class changes, cancellations, and refunds and evaluates class programs.
Coordinates scheduling of facility and ensures that the facility is effectively supervised and secured by the recreation staff.
Directs, schedules, reviews, and evaluates the work activities of subordinates, personnel, and contractual employees.
Investigates and resolves citizen complaints concerning classes, instructors, or the facilities.
Promotes recreation programs through press releases, newsletters, and presentations.
Requisitions and maintains supplies and equipment for the recreation center.
Contacts local businesses, individuals, and community organizations for program support and participation.
Physically adapts recreation center for daily recreation center usage through the movement of recreation center apparatus.
Coordinate and organize registration for recreation, aquatic and special event programs in RecTrac and PlayMelbourne website.
Directs the research, analysis and preparation of special reports, studies and surveys.
A. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
An Associate's degree in Recreation Administration or a related field. A minimum of one (1) year experience in the development and implementation of recreation and leisure service activity programs in a public recreation agency required. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida driver’s license. Applicants who possess a valid out of state driver’s license must obtain the Florida driver’s license within 10 days of employment. Must obtain CPR and First Aid certification within six (6) months of employment. Must be able to work flexible hours.
B. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of basic computer skills.
Knowledge of a variety of recreational activities and equipment.
Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the play of a variety of recreational games.
Knowledge of arts and crafts.
Ability to create and market special interest programs.
Ability to responsibly oversee the use of a recreational facility.
Ability to maintain simple records.
Ability to establish and maintain effective and courteous relationships with the public.
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Skill in leading, demonstrating, and/or instructing one or more recreational activity.
Must be able to communicate with a large number of people or one-on-one.
C. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to speak, read and write the English language.
Ability to lift and move 8 ft. tables and chairs.
Ability to walk, run, and participate in activities which requires physical dexterity.
Ability to understand and communicate with co-workers and children.
Ability to work around excessive noise and various odors.
Ability to deal with stress associated with conflict between individuals.
Ability to use hands, fingers and wrists.
Ability to understand and communicate with subordinates, co-workers and children.
Ability to bend, sit, kneel, and lift during course of the day.
This job description is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. While it is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties and assign other duties as necessary. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Revision Date - 03/31/17