EEP Cat. 3
Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Under general direction, plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates a wide variety of recreation programs. This is a flexibly staffed Supervisor II/III classification. Incumbents may progress to Supervisor III after at least 12 months at Supervisor II level and completion of qualifications and department requirements and certifications established for progression. Supervision is received from the Director of Community Services / Recreation; supervision is exercised over full-time and part-time employees; oversees and monitors contract service providers.
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.
Recreation objectives and practical programs to achieve those objectives.
Principles and techniques of planning and directing a wide variety of recreation programs for all age groups.
Principles of effective supervision.
Principles and practices of safety and first aid.
Basic principles of budget preparation and monitoring.
Principles of customer service.
Plan, organize, implement and evaluate a comprehensive municipal recreation program.
Generate support and enthusiasm of leaders, participants, groups and agencies in recreation programs.
Research, organize and present written and oral reports.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with the public members of all age groups, representatives of other agencies, volunteer organizations, employees, and contribute to a successful team effort.
Work effectively without direct supervision.
Plan, train, schedule and evaluation work of assigned staff.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Work varying hours, including evenings, weekends and/or holidays assigned
Operate and use modern office equipment including a computer and various software packages.
Demonstrate an awareness and appreciation of the cultural diversity of the community.
Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Supervisor II (Recreation)
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation or a related field
Three years of full-time experience in a community recreation program. Experience in a municipal recreation program is desirable. Upon successful completion of progression criteria established by the department and at least 12 months at the II level, incumbents are eligible to progress to Supervisor III.
Supervisor III (Recreation)
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation or a related field.
Four years of full-time experience in a community recreation program. Experience in a municipal recreation program is desirable.
License or Certificate:
Must possess a valid Class C California driver's license or be able to arrange transportation to off-site locations and field activities.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions
Environment: Exposure to extreme heat and dust working outdoors; noise of crowds of people shouting at sporting events, both indoors and outdoors; mechanical electrical hazards of equipment such as scoreboards, microwave, office machines; fumes and odors from cleaning solutions and chemicals. Work is performed indoors in office and in both indoor and outdoor recreation facilities. Work environment is informal, team-oriented, having variable tasks. Work is frequently fast-paced and high pressure. Work hours are 80 hours per bi-weekly pay period; overtime, evening, holiday and weekend work may be required.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability to work in an office and field setting and operate office equipment. FREQUENT walking, standing, sitting; reaching at and above shoulder level; twisting at waist; upward and downward flexion of neck and side-to-side turning of neck; fine finger dexterity and grasp to manipulate and operate writing materials, papers and office equipment including computers and calculators; lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects weighing up to 10 lbs. from below waist to above shoulder level without assistance; lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects weighing 11-25 lbs. from below waist level without assistance. OCCASIONAL climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling; lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects weighing 26-50 lbs. from below waist to waist level with or without assistance ; pushing and pulling objects weighing up to 100 lbs. INFREQUENT lifting objects weighing 11-50lbs. from chest level to above shoulder level with or without assistance; lifting, and carrying objects weighing 51-100 lbs. from below waist to waist level with assistance.
Communication: VERBAL for using telephone and for personal contact. WRITING or ability to record information in an alternate manner. READING for contracts, reports, permits, and computer screens.
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to observe patrons of recreation programs and condition of recreational facilities, read computer screens, permits, contracts and reports.
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction for telephone conversations and dealing with the public at meetings.
Date: November, 2012 Revised by
JP/AS - Department
Date: August, 1998 Revised by