Senior Recreation Supervisor - Tennis Job Description

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Under 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.




Supervises, 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 and equipment, issues equipment, ensures proper use and care of equipment, and maintains attendance records as required.

Oversees tennis projects and provides information and project specifications for bid documents. Project bidding and implementation is accomplished in coordination with the Recreation Superintendent and Purchasing Division.

Provides instruction or assists in conducting activities and organizes various tennis program activities for citizens.

Enforces rules and regulations concerning proper facility use.

Handles daily deposits, transactions, collection of fees, and manages annual passes

Handles complaints; answers general inquiries from the public about availability and use of equipment, facilities, and programs.

Writes contracts with Tennis pros or other contractors, and writes correspondence and reports as required.

Oversee physical maintenance of sites/facilities and perform maintenance duties when necessary.

Develop, implement and supervise tennis programs, classes and activities for all age groups and interests.

Ensure the facility is effectively supervised and secured by the tennis staff.

Remain on-call after regular hours including weekends, nights and early mornings.

Administers expenditures and revenue collection for the tennis courts at Fee Avenue and Jimmy Moore Tennis Complexes.

Assist with budget preparation and monitor tennis facility budget and expenses.

Promotes tennis programs through press releases, flyers, newsletters, brochures and presentations.

Provides Recreation programming with youth leagues, camps, special events

Coordinates with USTA and other local organizations and Community partners for local tennis tournaments.




Completion 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; 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.


Knowledge of basic computer skills in Word, Excel, and Publisher.

Knowledge of a variety of tennis activities, programs, and equipment.

Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the play of tennis.

Knowledge of how to maintain tennis courts- hard & clay

Skill in leading, instructing, demonstrating, and supervising tennis and Summer camp activities and programs.

Ability to responsibly oversee the use of tennis facilities.

Ability to establish and maintain effective and courteous relationships with the public, subordinates, and supervisors.

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 and specifically tennis facilities.

Ability to meet the minimum standards set forth by the State of Florida regarding driver’s license. Must be able to drive.

Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing the play of tennis.

Ability to set-up and conduct tennis tournament play.

Must be able to communicate with the public in a formal meeting/setting or on a one-to-one basis.

Ability to meet deadlines.


Ability 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 hear, correctional equipment acceptable.

Ability to work in an outdoor setting during all seasons.

Ability to walk, run, and participate in activities which requires physical dexterity.

Ability to work in inclement weather conditions including heat, humidity, rain, and cold.

Ability to use small hand tools which requires the dexterity of fingers, wrists and hands.

Ability to lift, carry, push, or pull items up to 50 pounds.

Ability to bend, kneel and squat.

Ability to climb ladders and work at levels higher than three (3) feet.

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 - 04/09/2018