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Recreation Manager 

Salary $62,195 DOQ  
Position Requirements

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, or related field; supplemented by five (5) years of experience in recreation programming development and implementation to include lead or supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Requires a valid state driver’s license; First Aid and CPR Certifications. 

Certified Leisure Professionals Certification (CPRP or CPRE, CYSA).

ADA Compliance

Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).

Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds, odor, depth, texture, and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, smoke, temperature and noise extremes, hazardous materials, unsafe structures, heights, confined spaces, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, bright/dim lights, toxic agents, animal/wildlife attacks, animal/human bites, or rude/irate customers.

The city is an EOE, DFW; Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

No calls please, only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to manage and oversee recreational programming and activities at multiple City recreation facilities.

Essential Functions:

The functions listed below are those that represent most of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff: develops and oversees employee work schedules to ensure adequate coverage and control; compiles and reviews timesheets; approves/processes employee concerns and problems and counsels or disciplines as appropriate; assists with or completes employee performance appraisals; directs work; acts as a liaison between employees and management; and trains staff in operations, policies, and procedures.

Organizes, prioritizes, and assigns work: prioritizes and schedules work activities in order to meet objectives; ensures that subordinates have the proper resources needed to complete the assigned work; monitors status of work in progress and inspects completed work; consults with assigned staff to assist with complex/problem situations and provide technical expertise; provides progress and activity reports to management; and assists with the revision of procedure manuals as appropriate.

Directs the development, organization, and implementation of recreational programs and services at multiple City recreation facilities: directs management review of overall programs and activities to ensure adherence to department goals and objectives; assists department administrators in developing and implementing policies and procedures; manages and coordinates recreation programs and services: approves and monitors programs, activities and staff.

Reviews, analyzes and evaluates effectiveness of programs and services; reviews and evaluates new and emerging recreation programs for possible implementation; participates in long-range planning and makes recommendations for the development of new services, programs and facilities, expansion of present facilities, and projects future program needs.

Promotes recreational programming and events: creates promotional materials to increase public awareness of and participation in recreation programming; prepares news releases, flyers, brochures, etc.; grants interviews; participates in panels and discussions; develops cooperative partnerships with area schools, business leaders and community organizations; makes presentations to civic and community groups.

Develops and implements departmental budget: forecasts programming and staffing needs; monitors expenditures to ensure compliance with approved budget; recommends and monitors purchase and distribution of supplies; monitors revenue collection procedures.

Responds to inquiries and/or complaints from the general public; provides information or directs inquiries to appropriate department resources; investigates and resolves operational and procedural problems and complaints.

Ensures the maintenance of the recreation facilities and grounds: ensures regular inspections of facilities and grounds; monitors and maintains list of required maintenance and repairs; ensures submitting maintenance and repairs requests to appropriate personnel.

Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable policies and procedures: maintains an awareness of new methods, equipment, and trends in the profession; maintains professional affiliations; reads professional literature; participates in continuing education activities; attends and conducts meetings and training sessions as appropriate.

Processes a variety of documentation associated with department/division operations, within designated timeframes and per established procedures: receives and reviews various documentation, including weekly and monthly reports, budget documentation, and inspection reports; reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as appropriate; prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, and other documentation, including meeting agendas, analysis, budget documentation, and employee performance appraisals; compiles data for further processing or for use in preparation of department reports; and maintains computerized and/or hardcopy records.

Operates or uses various equipment and supplies in order to complete work assignments: operates a personal computer to enter, retrieve, review or modify data, utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, Internet, e-mail, or other software; and operates general office or other equipment as necessary to complete essential functions.

Communicates with supervisor, other employees, general public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.


Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.


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