Performs advanced work planning, organizing and directing community and aquatic facilities, programs and staff, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Director of Parks and Recreation. Divisional supervision is exercised over Recreation Assistants, Program Instructors and aquatics center staff.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Thorough knowledge of the operation of a major recreation community facility; thorough knowledge of youth, aquatic and community programs and related rules and regulations; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of facility planning, programming and operations; ability to maintain order in a public facility; ability to plan, supervise and evaluate the work of others; ability to keep abreast of trends in the field of recreation; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with participants, associates and the general public.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree with coursework in recreation or related field and considerable experience in the daily operations and programming of recreational facilities, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
This work requires the routine exertion of up to 10 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and reaching with hands and arms, frequently requires climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, lifting and repetitive motions and occasionally requires walking, sitting, tasting or smelling and pushing or pulling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, operating machines and operating motor vehicles or equipment; work occasionally requires exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).
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