Recreation Center Manager
City of Clarksville
Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2023
CLASS SUMMARY:This is the first of four levels in the Parks and Recreation series. Incumbent responsibilities include: supervising one full-time staff member and several part-time and seasonal staff members; enforcing rules and policies, monitoring a budget, maintaining records, preparing operational reports inspecting the facility, scheduling the use of the facility, and establishing and monitoring maintenance schedules. Incumbents also determine recreational offerings and plan, coordinate, implement, and monitor recreational activities.***PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN THROUGH NOVEMBER 14, 2023, OR UNTIL FILLED. CERTIFIED PARKS AND RECREATION PROFESSIONAL (CPRP) CREDENTIAL IS PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED.)***
- Example of Duties
TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
- Supervises seasonal and part-time staff to include prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
- Coordinates the day-to-day activities of assigned recreation center, which includes determining recreation offerings within established programs, prioritizing projects and assigning tasks, monitoring the work of subordinates, and responding to citizen requests and complaints.
- Monitors and inspects facilities which may include scheduling facility reservations, establishing and monitoring facility maintenance schedules, and performing related duties.
- Assists with budget preparation and administration; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; submits justifications for budget items; submits invoices for payment and monitors expenses.
- Prepares a variety of operational records and reports.
- Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
- Typical Qualifications
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):
Bachelor's degree in Parks, Recreation and Leisure, Sports Management, Health and Human Performance, or a related filed with one year experience in recreational programming and one year of supervisory experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
- Supplemental Information
LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):
KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):
- Certified Parks and Recreation Professional.
SKILLS (position requirements at entry):
- Supervisory principles;
- Recreational program planning principles and practices;
- Applicable age-appropriate activities, programs, and materials;
- Basic budgeting principles;
- Event planning techniques;
- Customer service principles;
- Recordkeeping practices and principles;
- Computers and related software applications.
- Monitoring and evaluating employees;
- Prioritizing and assigning work;
- Overseeing recreation program sites, facilities, and equipment;
- Planning, developing, supervising, and managing programs and/or events;
- Providing customer service;
- Monitoring budgets;
- Developing promotional materials;
- Preparing and maintaining records and reports;
- Using a computer and related software applications;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Positions in this class typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work.
Incumbents may be subjected to extreme temperatures and blood borne pathogens.
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments may be subjected to extreme temperatures.