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Recreation Program Supervisor
Parks and Recreation
Regular Full Time
Hiring Pay Rate:
$17.67 per hour
June 26, 2017
Responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising a variety of athletic and leisure time activities for the community. Work involves planning and scheduling recreation programs, special events, athletic programs, and supervising activities at recreation facilities. Work includes frequent contact with participants, community groups, volunteers, and officiating personnel. Must exercise extreme tact, courtesy and professionalism in the daily contact with others. Independent judgment is exercised within the scope of standard operational procedures. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Parks and Recreation Director.
Bachelor’s degree in recreation management and some experience in athletics or recreation. North Carolina class C driver’s license with acceptable driving record. Certified Parks and Recreation Professional preferred or the ability to obtain within one year.
RECREATION PROGRAM SUPERVISOR
General Statement of Duties
Performs work to plan, coordinate, implement and supervise athletic programs, events and facilities for the town.
Distinguishing Features of the Class
An employee in this class has primary responsibilities for planning, coordinating and supervising a variety of athletic and leisure time activities for the community. Work involves planning and scheduling recreation programs, special events, athletic programs, and supervising activities at recreation facilities. Work includes frequent contact with participants, community groups, volunteers, and officiating personnel. This employee must exercise extreme tact, courtesy and professionalism in the daily contact with others. Independent judgment is exercised within the scope of standard operational procedures. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Parks and Recreation Director and is checked by observation and by reports.
Illustrative Examples of Work
Plans, organizes, promotes, and supervises recreational classes and activities for the town; secures sponsors and negotiates contracts for instructors; registers participants; observes and evaluates recreational programs.
Plans, organizes, promotes and supervises athletic events and programs for various age groups; schedules games, registers participants; tracks player eligibility; orders equipment; secures locations; generates sponsorships; recruits, trains and assigns coaches; supervises and trains part time field workers; inspects fields to determine field quality; manages concessions; hires workers; orders and stocks supplies; provides related financial reports.
Plans special events and related programs; recruits vendors; selects dates and locations; arranges entertainment and refreshments; recruits volunteers and part time staff; prepares the site.
Inspects the town’s recreational facilities; prepares reports regarding maintenance of park facilities, softball fields, skate park and concession stands; orders supplies.
Assists in the development and execution of rules and policies for athletics.
Assists in budget preparation for programming, staffing, athletics, special events, concessions and marketing.
Prepares and maintains reports and records.
Serves on various local and regional committees; makes presentations to civic organizations.
Performs related duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Work requires considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and policies of municipal athletic/recreation programs and activities.
Work requires considerable knowledge of current literature, trends, and developments in the field of public recreation.
Work requires considerable knowledge of athletic and recreation interests and activities in the community.
Work requires knowledge of the occupational hazards of the work and application of necessary safety precautions.
Work requires general knowledge of the town’s policies and procedures related to budgeting and purchasing.
Employee must have the ability to effectively plan and execute a year-round program of athletic and recreation activities.
Employee must have the ability to plan and coordinate the work of part time staff and volunteers.
Employee must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, public/private sector contacts, and others.
Employee must have the ability to prepare reports.
Employee must have the ability to organize work, establish priorities, meet established deadlines, and follow up on assignments with a minimum of direction.
Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational support functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, walking, pushing, pulling, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking and hearing, and repetitive motions.
Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Must possess the visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures, perform accounting tasks, operate a computer terminal, and read extensively.
The worker is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions and to contact with potentially infectious bodily fluids.
Desirable Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in recreation management and some experience in athletics or recreation.
North Carolina class C driver license
Certified Parks and Recreation Professional