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Gainesville Regional Utilities Athletics Recreation Supervisor in Gainesville, Florida

Athletics Recreation Supervisor

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Athletics Recreation Supervisor

Salary

$52,000.00 - $75,400.00 Annually

Location

Gainesville, FL

Job Type

Full-Time

Department

PARKS, RECREATION & CULTURAL AFFAIRS

Job Number

09276

Closing

12/20/2020 11:59 PM Eastern

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The City of Gainesville’s Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs Department has an opportunity for a Recreation Supervisor to join their Management team. We are seeking candidates with a passion for community programming to provide leadership to our aquatic and sports section. This position will supervise operations and management of three municipal aquatic facilities and the youth and adult sport programs run by the City.

The Recreation Supervisor will Supervises and trains assigned personnel. Directs maintenance of pool systems, rescue and resuscitation equipment and pool testing apparatus. Schedules programs for maintaining staff certifications and physical fitness. Scheduled, manages, plans and coordinates work of subordinates to ensure adequate coverage at recreation facilities or other assigned locations. Directs maintenance of buildings, vehicles, and rescue and resuscitation equipment. Orders and maintains records on supplies and equipment. Recommends purchases of equipment. Handles administrative details involved in the operation of organized recreation activities, education programs, and/or athletic programs, including aquatics. Enforces safety and operating procedures including compliance with health, safety and building codes. Creates, develops, implements and evaluates new and existing programs and activities based on current or future needs and trends. Ensures accuracy of information taught within programs. Monitors parent groups, parent boards or other private or non-profit entities that offer recreational programs at City facilities. Handles and resolves complaints. Assists in preparing the division/department budget. Responsible for facility maintenance and upkeep, including processing work orders, obtaining quotes and bids, and contracting for specialized repairs, improvements or other additions to the facilities. Coordinates rental activities, special events, and other uses of facilities during and outside of regular business hours. Implementation of out of school time programming at Recreation facilities.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in recreation, physical education, business or public administration, or a closely related field.

  • Have at least five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience with recreation services which includes two (2) years of lead experience overseeing temporary, permanent or collective bargaining unit represented employees.

  • A related Master’s degree may substitute for one year of the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with agency accreditation, Active Net software program and municipal, state, or governmental (Veterans Affairs or Morale, Welfare, and Recreation programs in the armed forces) recreation services and working in a union environment is preferred.

  • Thorough knowledge of State Public Swimming Pool codes and related Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.

  • Thorough knowledge of pool filtration systems (sand) and pool water chemistry.

NOTE

  • CPR, AED, and First Aid are required at the time of appointment.

  • Valid Florida Driver’s License is required within 30 days of appointment

  • National Recreation and Parks Association certification as a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) is required within 12 months of appointment.

  • Certified Pool Operator or Aquatic Facility Operator is required within six (6) months of appointment.

  • American Red Cross Water Safety Training is required within twelve (12) months of appointment. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification preferred.

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Training is required within six (6) months of appointment. American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certification preferred.

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Job Description

SUMMARY

This is professional and supervisory work directing employees engaged in recreation activities and programs, environmental education programs, and/or athletic programs, including aquatics and golf.

Positions allocated to this class report to a designated supervisor and work under general supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from other classes by its supervisory and administration responsibility.

EXAMPLES OF WORK*

*This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job. Performance of lower level duties may be required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

General (all areas):

Supervises and trains assigned personnel, which may include policies, procedures, equipment, and methods of safe and efficient operations. Schedules programs for maintaining staff certifications and physical fitness.

Scheduled, manages, plans and coordinates work of subordinates to ensure adequate coverage at recreation facilities or other assigned locations.

Directs maintenance of buildings,vehicles, and rescue and resuscitation equipment. Orders and maintains records on supplies and equipment. Recommends purchases of equipment.

Handles administrative details involved in the operation of organized recreation activities, education programs, and/or athletic programs, including aquatics.

Plans and organizes City-sponsored special events. Creates periodic and special reports, maintains accurate records of programs, materials, supplies, and equipment purchases.

Recommends selection, promotion, discharge, and other appropriate personnel actions.

Performs timely, fair and non-discriminatory evaluation of performance of employees under their supervision.

Serves as a liaison to various committees, boards and groups to prepare and implement recreation, environmental education and/or athletic programs, including aquatics, and special events.

Supervises City recreation facilities and coordinates center and other facilities' rentals.

Monitors and evaluates programs toward improvement.

Develops, implements and monitors contracts for vendors, internal and external service providers and user groups utilizing City facilities.

Enforces safety and operating procedures including compliance with health, safety and building codes.

Creates, develops, implements and evaluates new and existing programs and activities based on current or future needs and trends. Ensures accuracy of information taught within programs.

Monitors parent groups, parent boards or other private or non-profit entities that offer recreational programs at City facilities.

Assists in production and distribution of program marketing materials.

Makes regular site visits to ensure the quality of programs and events.

Handles and resolves complaints.

Assists in preparing the division/department budget.

Effectively utilizes technology and social media, as appropriate.

Responsible for facility maintenance and upkeep, including processing work orders, obtaining quotes and bids, and contracting for specialized repairs, improvements or other additions to the facilities.

Coordinates rental activities, special events, and other uses of facilities during and outside of regular business hours.

Attends work on a continuous and regular basis.

Aquatics:

Directs the maintenance of pool systems, rescue and resuscitation equipment and pool testing apparatus.

Athletics:

Directs maintenance of athletic equipment. Orders and maintains records on supplies and equipment. Recommends purchases of equipment.

Education:

Directs implementation of out of school time programming at Recreation facilities.

Stays current on state educational standards.

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Depending on area of assignment:

May instruct individuals and groups in rules of games, skill development, educational programming, and safety.

May present public programs.

May act in the absence of the manager.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Below are the required education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation, physical education, business administration, public administration, or related subject, and five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience with recreation services which includes two (2) years of lead experience overseeing temporary, permanent or collective bargaining unit represented employees.

A Master's Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation, physical education, business administration, public administration, or related subject may substitute for one (1) year of the required non-supervisory work experience.

Experience with agency accreditation, Active Net software program and municipal, state, or governmental (Veterans Affairs or Morale, Welfare, and Recreation programs in the armed forces) recreation services and working in a union environment is preferred.

CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSES

Licenses

Valid Florida Driver License required within thirty (30) days of appointment.

Certifications

General (all areas):

American Red Cross certification (or equivalent) in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid is required upon appointment.

National Recreation and Parks Association certification as a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) is required within 12 months of appointment.

Aquatics:

Certified Pool Operator or Aquatic Facility Operator is required within six (6) months of appointment.

American Red Cross Water Safety Training is required within twelve (12) months of appointment. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification preferred.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training is required within six (6) months of appointment. American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certification preferred.

Athletics:

National Alliance for Youth Sports certification as a Certified Youth Sports Administrator (CYSA) is required within twelve (12) months of appointment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

General (all areas):

Thorough knowledge of principles, practices, methods, and materials and theories of athletic, aquatic environmental education, and/or recreational programs, including golf.

Ability to give individual and group skilled instruction in varied athletic, aquatic, environmental education and/or recreational activities, including golf.

Ability to use technology and social media.

Ability to communicate effectively with persons of varying ages and abilities.

Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and adjust to seasonal changes in workload.

Ability to lead and to secure the confidence and cooperation of participants, the general public, and other employees in recreational activities.

Ability to plan, direct and supervise work of others.

Ability to work irregular hours, work alone, or work closely with others.

Ability to keep records and prepare reports.

Ability to develop and monitor a budget.

Ability to plan and direct maintenance and care of recreational facilities and equipment.

Ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently and maintain confidentiality.

Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Ability to work effectively with co-workers and the general public.

Aquatics:

Thorough knowledge of State Public Swimming Pool codes and related Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.

Thorough knowledge of pool filtration systems (sand) and pool water chemistry.

Athletics:

Thorough knowledge of the sports structure, leagues, and basic rules of the sport activity.

Facilities:

Thorough knowledge of the maintenance and care of historic structures.

Ability to submit work orders and track through completion.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess certain physical abilities and be able to withstand work related environmental conditions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

General (all areas):

Work requires physical strength and agility sufficient to safely perform all essential job functions, including the ability to lift, carry, push or pull 50 pounds without assistance.

Work requires the ability to work safely with hazardous chemicals, including but not limited to: water treatment, gasoline, motor oil, household cleaning and maintenance chemicals, fertilizers and pesticides.

Ability to climb stairs and ladders to the height of twelve (12) feet.

Must conform to grooming and dress codes (uniforms furnished).

Aquatics:

Ability to climb stairs and ladders to the height of twelve (12) feet.

Ability to use respiratory protection equipment, including self-contained breathing units.

Ability to pass the American Red Cross Lifeguard swim test and be able to swim down to a depth of sixteen (16) feet.

Possess normal color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, distance vision and close vision.

Athletics:

Ability to stand and work on your feet for extended periods of time.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work requires performance of tasks outdoors under varying climatic conditions.

Must be able to attend meetings or work a varying schedule outside normal business hours [e.g. early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays].

To learn more about benefits available to eligible City of Gainesville / Gainesville Regional Utilities employees, please CLICK HERE.

01

Please select the option below that best describes your highest level of education.

Proof of the required education for this position will be requested at the time of appointment. You may attach the documentation as part of your application for review and consideration should you be selected to move forward in the hiring process.

  • High School Diploma

  • Associates Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree

02

Please select below the area in which your major course work was completed.

  • Recreation

  • Physical Education

  • Business Administration

  • Public Administration

  • Related

  • Not Related

  • N/A

03

How many years of experience do you have in recreation services? Experience must be clearly shown on the application to be considered for this position

  • Less than 4 years

  • 4 years to less than 5 years

  • More than 5 years

04

How many years of lead experience do you have overseeing temporary, permanent or collective bargaining unit represented employees? Experience must be clearly stated on your application for consideration

  • Less than 1 year

  • 1 year to less than 2 years

  • More than 2 years

05

Do you understand that a valid Florida Driver License is required within 30 days?

  • Yes

  • No

06

Do you understant that CPR, AED and First Aid Certification are required at the time of appointment?

  • Yes

  • No

07

Do you understand that a National Recreation and Parks Association certification as a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) and American Red Cross Water Safety Training certification are required within 12 months of appointment?

  • Yes

  • No

08

Do you understand that you will be required to be a Certified Pool Operator or Aquatic Facility Operator within 6 months of appointment?

  • Yes

  • No

09

Please briefly explain your experience with agency accreditation, Active Net software program and municipal, state, or governmental (Veterans Affairs or Morale, Welfare, and Recreation programs in the armed forces) recreation services and working in a union environment.

10

Please briefly explain your experience with State Public Swimming Pool codes and related Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.

11

Please briefly explain your knowledge and experience with pool filtration systems (sand) and pool water chemistry.

Required Question

Agency

City of Gainesville

Address

222 E. University Ave

PO BOX 490

Gainesville, Florida, 32627

Website

http://www.cityofgainesville.jobs

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