Under general supervision of the Director of Parks and Recreation, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the development, planning, coordination, supervision, and evaluation of community recreation programs occurring at various community recreation facilities.
Position responsible for analyzing community and group recreation needs, selecting and adapting programs to meet those needs, procuring the materials and resources necessary for implementing recreation programs, and making the most effective use of facilities, staff and contractors.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversees and coordinates recreation activities. Organizes, publicizes, schedules and implements recreation activities and athletic tournaments, develops team rosters, enforce rules and regulations of recreation and athletic programs and other related programs.
Assists with the management of facility reservations for associations, organizations, leagues, and City sponsored events.
Provides customer service and responds to inquiries and concerns
Supervises staff, which includes prioritizing and assigning work, training, maintaining a healthy and safe working environment, recruiting and evaluating personnel
Assists department staff with developing and implementing goals and objectives; policies and procedures
Monitors and evaluates the quality, responsiveness, efficiency and effectiveness of recreation programs, service delivery methods and procedures. Recommends and implements modifications to systems and procedures
Plans, designs and coordinates the production of marketing tools such as brochures and fliers; news releases, schedules of events and other marketing avenues such as social media
Attends and conducts a variety of training seminars, staff meetings, volunteer and player meetings, coaching clinics and community meetings
Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment; distributes supplies and equipment; assist with ordering supplies and equipment for recreation and athletic programs
Assists in pursuing additional resources for programs through grant applications, solicitation of donations and other fund-raising activities
Formulates and monitors budgets. Oversees purchases, processes bills and credit card purchases, generates reports, provides budget and revenue projections
Ability to work a complex, flexible schedule that often requires nights and weekends
Ability to work in a team environment assisting other divisions within the department as needed
Other duties as assigned
The Supervisor assigns work to regular part-time recreation staff, volunteers, and contract employees. The Supervisor recommends hiring and promotion for employees for the positions of building attendants, officials, scorekeepers in the recreation division. This position is responsible to recruit, effectively recommend new hires, train, assign and evaluate work performance.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Operations, services and activities of a recreational and athletic programs
Principles and practices of athletic tournament planning, development and implementation
Sports and sports governance
Marketing theories, principles and practices and their application to recreation and athletics
Recent developments and information related to recreation and athletic organization
Principles of supervision, training and evaluation
Basic procedures, methods and techniques of budget preparation and control
Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and safety regulations
Computer and applicable software
Planning and organization
Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
Coordinate and direct recreation and athletic programs
Manage and direct the work of subordinates
Recommend and implement goals and objectives
Elicit community and organizational support for recreational and athletic programs
Adhere to purchasing policies
Prepare clear and concise reports
Prepare and administer program budgets
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, public, news media, other city departments and outside agencies
Work evenings, split shifts, weekends and some holidays
Ability to participate in active sports and recreation activities; ability to organize and direct fitness and/or recreation program
Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment in the application of department policies and procedures in developing and administering recreation programs
This position may be required to complete tasks in a busy office environment and provide third line back up to support staff. Program registration software, facility rental permits, answering questions from the public, and answering phones are secondary responsibilities
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Experience
Associate or bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing with specialization in park and recreation administration, athletics, or related field.
Considerable knowledge in and experience in coordinating recreational and athletic activities, preferably in a community setting.
Progressively responsible recreation and/or athletic programming experience may be substituted for degree.
Three (3) years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
National Parks and Recreation Association (NRPA) Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) designated desirable.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED
Personal computer including word processing software; calculator, copy and fax machine and telephone. Occasionally use of city vehicle.
Must possess and maintain a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License or ability to obtain one.
Must be a US Citizen
Must possess First Aid and CPR Certification or have the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment
Must be able to read, write, and speak in the English language.
Must be of good moral character and temperament with industrious work habits and be willing to have a background check completed by Two Rivers Police Dept., and other agencies.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close visions and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions in an office environment. Frequently, work will be completed in an outdoor environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is minimal to moderate.
Current application must be on file or new one completed. Rating on education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests may be required for the final selection.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
PARKS AND RECREATION SUPERVISOR
City of Two Rivers Park and Recreation Department
The City of Two Rivers is seeking a qualified individual to fill a position in the Parks and Recreation Department. The Parks and Recreation Supervisor, will be responsible for analyzing community and group recreation needs, selecting and adapting programs to meet those needs, procuring the materials and resources necessary for implementing recreation programs and making the most effective use of facilities, staff and contractors.
The Parks and Recreation Supervisor, works under the general supervision of the Parks and Recreation Director. The Recreation Supervisor is responsible for the development, planning, coordinating, supervision and evaluation of community recreation programs occurring at various community recreation facilities.
Candidates must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Coordinate and direct recreation and athletic programs; prepare concise reports. Must have knowledge in preparing budgets. Ability to work independently and exercise good judgement in the application of department policies and procedures in developing and administering recreation programs.
Must possess a valid Wisconsin Motor Vehicle Operators License. Starting Pay Range is $17.46 per hour, depending on qualifications.
The City of Two Rivers offers an excellent benefit package including Wisconsin Retirement system, comprehensive health and life insurance. The City is an equal opportunity employer. Confidentiality cannot be guaranteed.
To receive a complete position description, please contact Kim Graves at (920) 793-5526 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested candidates should send a detailed letter of interest, resume and completed application by October 26, 2018, to:
City of Two Rivers
Human Resources Manager
Post Office Box 87
Two Rivers, WI 54241-0087
About City of Two Rivers
The mission of the City of Two Rivers Parks and Recreation Department is to maintain a clean and safe parks system and provide the public with a wide variety of recreational opportunities to improve the quality of life for citizens and visitors of all ages and abilities. Whether it's spring, summer, fall or winter we offer man opportunities to get connected with your community.
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