Recreation Facilities Supervisor - Arlington Park and Aquatic Facility

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Sarasota, FL

City of Sarasota

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$52,403.52 - $68,124.58 Annually

Overview: Description <p>Oversees Arlington Park and Aquatic Facility, staff, contracted employees, physical maintenance of gymnasium, Olympic-sized pool, cash handling transactions for daily, monthly, annual fees, experience in programming with youth and adult leagues, camps, special events, tournaments, and lessons.</p>
Responsibilities: Essential Functions <ul> <li>Plans, directs, and supervises recreational programs or events at facilities within designated communities.</li> <li>Assist in the promotion and development of programs and activities with civic and other groups to create interest and obtain participation in recreational programs, activities and City sponsored special events.</li> <li>Coordinates and maintains schedules of all programs, activities, special events and use of space leases.</li> <li>Coordinates with all lessees of events and ensures set up and scheduling is per the contract and coordinates supervision of events.</li> <li>Instructs and takes part in programs, activities and City sponsored special events.</li> <li>Arranges for equipment and supplies as needed for programs and activities of the facility.</li> <li>Coordinates with and manages outside vendors that are used for services or events at the recreation facilities.</li> <li>Supervises recreational staff and is responsible for work performance of these staff.</li> <li>Assists in providing a healthy and safe environment for the general public visiting the facility and reports safety issues to the manager.</li> <li>Responsible for maintaining accurate cash, receipts, point of sales function and cash handling.</li> <li>Conducts formal and informal training sessions with other staff as necessary.</li> <li>Establishes work schedules to assure timely completion of work activities.</li> <li>Maintains time and work records and prepares associated reports.</li> <li>Ensures adherence to City and facility policies, procedures and practices.</li> <li>Provides input and insight on performance levels and development needs of employees assigned to include performance appraisals.</li> <li>Interacts with diverse levels of internal and external personnel to develop and maintain effective communication to resolve issues and inquiries.</li> <li>Works closely with all staff, attending meetings, seeking input on policies and guidelines prior to implementation, and being cognizant of deadlines and budgetary constraints.</li> <li>Assist personnel in performing preventative maintenance inspections and/or repairs to equipment, grounds and facilities.</li> <li>Ensures that a high level of customer service is provided by all staff to the consumers and participants in recreational events.</li> <li>Responds to complaints from public and/or participants and follows the appropriate procedure for follow-up.</li> <li>The intent of this class description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that would be required of classifications given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbent may be required to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description.</li> </ul>
Requirements: Minimum Qualifications <ul> <li>Associate Degree from an accredited college with course work in, sports management, recreation and parks administration or closely related field which would provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.</li> <li>Five years of experience in recreational and leisure time activities and associated facility administration; two years at a supervisory level.</li> <li>Possession of and ability to maintain a valid State of Florida Driver's License is required.</li> <li>Requires AFO/CPO, Bloodborne Pathogens, Lifeguarding and CPR/AED certifications within six months of hire.</li> <li>Certified Parks and Recreation Professional by NRPA, preferred.</li> </ul> Job Based Competencies <ul> <li>Considerable knowledge of the current trends, principals and practices of recreation, with emphasis in initiating, planning, developing and executing specialized recreational activities and other programs at a multi-purpose community complex.</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of facilities and materials required to carry out recreational programs and special events.</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of research techniques and of the available sources of information.</li> <li>Considerable knowledge of pool regulations, operations, maintenance and water safety.</li> <li>Ability to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours.</li> <li>Ability to enforce rules and regulations with tact, firmness and impartiality and to resolve differences of participants.</li> <li>Ability to utilize creativity and imagination in the development of programs in the designated community.</li> <li>Ability to work with different segments and varying age groups of a community.</li> <li>Ability to train, guide and supervise a staff of subordinates and volunteers.</li> <li>Ability to use Microsoft office products.</li> <li>Ability to make decisions in accordance with rules, regulations and established policies and procedures.</li> <li>Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.</li> <li>Ability to analyze facts and to exercise sound judgment and to arrive at conclusions.</li> <li>Ability to understand and to follow complex oral and written instructions.</li> <li>Ability to understand, operate and develop computer management programs necessary to the ongoing operation of the community complex and department.</li> <li>Ability to establish and maintain effective and courteous working relationships with other employees and the general public.</li> </ul>