CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASSUnder the supervision of the Recreation Superintendent, performs varied supervisory, administrative, and instructional tasks in directing recreational activities and/or a facility. Work is reviewed through observation and attainment of program objectives. Work requires flexible hours. Performs other work as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
A. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSupervises, schedules work assignments, and provides technical training to staff.
Schedules use of facilities upon request, collects fees, and conducts program registration and prepares refund/transfer requests.
Requisitions and maintains supplies, issues equipment, ensures proper use and care of equipment, and maintains attendance records as required.
Provides instruction or assists in conducting recreational activities and organizes various sport activities for citizens.
Enforces rules and regulations concerning proper facility use.
Handles complaints; answers general inquiries from the public about availability and use of equipment, facilities, and programs.
Writes contracts, correspondence and reports as required.
Oversee physical maintenance of sites/facilities.
Develop, implement and supervise recreation programs, classes and activities for all age groups and interests.
Ensure the facility is effectively supervised and secured by the recreation center staff.
Assist with budget preparation and monitor recreation center budget and expenses.
Promote recreation programs through press releases, flyers, newsletters, brochures and presentations.
A. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCECompletion of a Bachelor's degree program from an accredited college or university with major course work in Recreation Administration or a related field; two years of supervisory experience at the full performance level in a public recreation facility; demonstrated reliability and dependability; or any equivalent combination of acceptable training, education, and experience. 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 be able to work flexible hours.
B. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESKnowledge 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.
Skill in leading, instructing, demonstrating, and supervising recreational activities and programs.
Ability to responsibly oversee the use of recreational facilities.
Ability to establish and maintain effective and courteous relationships with the public.
Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.
Ability to maintain records.
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Ability to train and demonstrate maintenance requirements for the upkeep of sites/facilities.
Ability to meet the minimum standards set forth by the state of Florida regarding drivers license. Must be able to drive.
Must be able to communicate with the public in a meeting formal or on a one-to-one basis.
Ability to meet deadlines.
C. PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTSAbility to speak and read the English language.
Ability to use hands, fingers and wrists as required in writing contracts and reports.
Ability to understand and communicate with subordinates, 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 see and hear, correctional equipment acceptable.
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 - 01/06/12