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DIRECTOR OF RECREATION

DIRECTOR OF RECREATION

$57,459.81 ANNUAL BASE

SALARY/EXEMPT

Closing: Open Until Filled

The purpose of the class is to supervise staff and oversee maintenance and operation of City recreational facilities. The class is responsible for staff supervision, planning, policy and procedures, maintenance, recreational activities, assisting the public, budgets, and administration within the Marina, Municipal Golf Course and Recreation Divisions. The class works within broad policy and organizational guidelines; independently plans and implements projects; reports progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary.

  • Supervises staff including selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination.
  • Researches community recreational programs and models and assesses community needs to make recommendations to elected or appointed officials concerning new or improved recreational programs.
  • Assists with or develops policy and procedures for facility operation; inspects and evaluates operation to ensure compliance.
  • Conducts public information program to publicize community recreational programs; serves as staff development coordinator; interviews, selects, trains, counsels, and evaluates volunteers and staff; actively recruits program personnel and volunteers.

  • Oversees maintenance of recreational facilities, buildings, grounds, and equipment.

  • Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs activities within assigned or approved community recreational programs, coordinates with staff agencies, and public or private activities on matters of mutual interest.
  • Monitors, enforces, and ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local laws, rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Gathers information on program activities; evaluates programs for effectiveness and adequacy; recommends facility or operation improvements as required.
  • Directs administrative activities such as correspondence, records, and budgets; authorizes expenditures and generates fiscal forms and reports.

  • Attends or conducts staff meetings to exchange information; attends and schedules others to attend in-service training and technical or professional classes, seminars, or conferences to improve technical or professional skills.

INVOLVEMENT WITH DATA, PEOPLE, AND THINGS

DATA INVOLVEMENT:

Coordinates or determines time, place or sequence of operations or activities based on analysis of data or information and may implement and report on operations and activities.

PEOPLE INVOLVEMENT:

Supervises or leads others by determining work procedures, assigning duties, maintaining harmonious relations, and promoting efficiency.

INVOLVEMENT WITH THINGS:

Establishes or implements policy for the acquisition, installation, operation, maintenance and repair of facilities, machinery, equipment, or systems; establishes specifications for the acquisition of equipment; establishes budgets for facility repairs or new construction.

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

REASONING REQUIREMENTS:

Performs supervisory work involving policy and guidelines, solving both people and work related problems.

MATHEMATICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Performs addition and subtraction, multiplication and division and/or calculates ratios, rates and percents.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS:

Reads journals, manuals, and professional publications; speaks informally to groups of coworkers, staff in other organizational agencies, the general public, and people in other organizations; composes original reports, training and other written materials using proper language, punctuation, grammar, and style; presents training programs.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Performs professional level work requiring the application of managerial methods in the solution of operational problems; applies extensive understanding of operating policies and procedures to solve problems; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressures.

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE PREPARATION

VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL PREPARATION:

Requires Liberal Arts Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four years of college education in recreation and leisure activities, business management, or a closely related field.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:

Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and an acceptable driving record; Valid CPR certification.

Possession of a Senior Lifesaving Certificate as issued by the American Red Cross and a Standard First Aid Certificate.

Must pass Level 2 Criminal Background.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Requires a minimum of five years and up to and including ten years.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT REQUIREMENTS

PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS:

Requires light to medium work that involves walking or standing some of the time, exerting up to 20 pounds of force on a recurring basis, and some skill and adeptness in the use of fingers, hands and limbs in tasks involving close tolerances or limits of accuracy.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

The job risks exposure to bright/dim light, dusts and pollen, extreme heat and/or cold, wet or humid conditions, extreme noise levels, animals/wildlife, vibration, fumes and/or noxious odors, traffic, moving machinery, disease/pathogens, and toxic/caustic chemicals.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:

The job requires normal visual acuity, and field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, depth perception, and texture perception.

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS

JUDGMENTS AND DECISIONS:

Makes decisions as a significant part of the job, affecting a large segment of the organization and the general public; assists in developing policies and practices.

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