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RECREATION PROGRAM SUPERVISOR

Concurrent Open & Closed recruitments require 2 separate apps

Recruitment #A3919-00-o23073

MAJOR FUNCTION

Manages a comprehensive facility based recreation program or a major county-wide recreation program.

MAJOR DUTIES

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

 

  • Plans, initiates, organizes and directs an extensive and diversified recreation program suited to the needs of participants and potential participants.
  • Oversees assigned recreation facilities that are not staffed.
  • Supervises, trains, schedules, assigns duties and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel which includes professionals, nonprofessionals, volunteers and all subordinate staff.
  • Relates and enforces the policies, procedures and regulations of the County and department.
  • Oversees the maintenance , safety and security of the center, reports deficiencies in a timely manner and verifies results.
  • Compiles, maintains and submits accurate and timely financial, personnel, inventory, accident, program and other records, documents and reports according to County and department policies and procedures.
  • Participates in department budget-making processes and prepares the annual work program.
  • Consults with citizen leadership and staff in order to recommend and justify operational and budgetary improvement for the center.
  • Studies and evaluates effectiveness of program, participants, attendance, and personnel; identifies problems and needs and takes appropriate corrective action and/or makes necessary recommendations.
  • Promotes, organizes and stimulates effective relationships with area community, activity groups, and other agencies/organizations by determining needs, interests and appropriate program improvements.
  • Communicates departmental programs and philosophy to groups and individuals, both orally and in writing, through personal interaction, community resources, committees, key citizens, staff and volunteers.
  • Coordinates center services and the scheduling and uses of center facilities with overall department and community programs.
  • Oversees the collection of and accounting for all fees/funds, charges and disbursements
  • Publicizes department activities, events and services through appropriate media in accordance with policy and supervisor approval.
  • Assumes duties of higher level supervisor in their absence.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, procedures and practices of administering a comprehensive public recreation program.
  • Considerable knowledge of the theory and philosophy of recreation and/or group work and its application to individual and group behavior.
  • Working knowledge of county and department policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Working knowledg e of recreational programs, individual and team sports including rules, strategy and equipment use.
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, maximize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to identify problems and provide viable solutions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to operate and maintain a recreational center without close or continuous supervision.
  • Ability to schedule, coordinate and conduct training activities.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records, reports and documents.
  • Ability to work non-standard hours and/or days.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Note: Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.

 

Bachelor's degree with a major in Recreation, Physical Education, or other recreational field; and

Two years of experience managing or assisting in the management of a recreational facility; and

Possession of a First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification**; and Possession of a valid Driver License.

 

OR

 

Associate's degree with a major in Recreation, Physical Education, or related field; and

Four years of experience supervising employees involved in recreation work; two years of which must have involved managing or assisting in the management of a recreational facility; and

Possession of a First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification**; and

Possession of a valid Driver License.

 

OR

 

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and

Six years of experience supervising employees involved in recreation work; two years of which must have involved managing or assisting in the management of a recreational facility; and

Possession of a First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification**; and

Possession of a valid Driver License.

 

** - (100% on-line certifications without practical application will not be considered to have met this minimum requirement)

APPOINTING AUTHORITY REQUIRES

Reliable Transportation

APPOINTING AUTHORITY MAY REQUIRE

Successful completion of a Level 2 Security Background Investigation in accordance with Florida Statute 435.04 prior to hiring. 

Possession of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate to start training within 90 days of hire with successful completion within 12 months at employee’s expense.

 

Possession of a Director Credential Certificate to start training within 90 days of hire with successful completion within 12 months at employee’s expense.

 

Successful completion of 40 hours of Introductory Child Care Training at employee’s expense which must begin within 90 days of hire date and completed within 15 months from hire date. The required training consists of:

                                           

Part I - 6 hours Child Growth and Development; 6 hours Behavioral Observation & Screening; 8 hours Health, Safety & Nutrition; 4 hours Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect; and 6 hours Child Care Facility Rules and Regulations.

 

Part II- Certificate of completion of an approved 10 Hour Developmentally Appropriate Practices for school aged children.

 

Certification through the National Recreation and Park Association highly desirable.

Selection Process

  
  • Application Screening (Civil Service Office)
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  • Performance Exam, if required (Civil Service Office)
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  • Written Exam, if required (Civil Service Office)
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  • Establish List (Civil Service Office)
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  • Department Selection Interviews (Hiring Agency)
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  • Background Investigation (Hiring Agency)
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  • Job Offer (Hiring Agency)
  • Conclusion

    OPEN AND CLOSED RECRUITMENTS:  We are running concurrent Closed (Internal) and Open recruitments. Internal candidates on a closed eligibility list must be considered first, prior to a selection being made from the open eligibility list. To be considered for the same classification under Open recruitment, internal candidates must also apply under the open recruitment process.

     

    VETERANS' PREFERENCE:  Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.

     

    DRUG-FREE WORK PLACE:  The employers of Hillsborough County have implemented a drug-free workplace and all offers of employment are conditioned on job applicants successfully passing a drug test.

     

    NOTE: Depending on the agency of employment, individuals hired may be required to review Hillsborough County driving eligibility criteria and acknowledge their understanding of its provisions.

     

    NOTE: Employees are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters affecting the County.  They are required to work in their normal job duties or other activities within their skills and capabilities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with existing rules and procedures.

     

    EXAMINATION: Applicants will be competitively rated on the basis of their training and experience. 


     

     
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