Recreation Facility Manager
Job Title: Recreation Facility Director
Reports To: District Manager
Salary: $45,000 - $60,000 DOQ, DOE
Category: Full Time - Exempt
Summary: Perform the management duties associated with the Recreation Center including: public interaction, sales, recruiting, hiring, training, daily operations, supervising staff, enforcing rules, and maintaining records, and reports.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Supervise facility staff in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws including interviewing, hiring, qualifying, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
- Coordinate with the Certified Pool Operators and the Park/Aquatic Maintenance Supervisor to ensure the maintenance, cleanliness and regulatory compliance of the facility.
- In coordination with the Aquatic Manager, develops and maintains aquatic programs including swim lessons.
- Works with outside groups and cooperative programs, private parties with regards to the use of the facility.
- In coordination with the Recreation Coordinator, plan and organize recreational activities and programs; obtains sponsorships for specified recreation programs and events and implements the sponsorship agreement conditions.
- Follows proper purchasing procedures to obtain equipment and supplies for the assigned recreation facilities. Prepares annual budget and ensure that budgets are monitored and adhered to.
- In coordination with the District Manager, establishes, implements, and monitors annual objectives, goals, and vision for the Recreation Center; recommends policies and procedures to the District Manager; converts strategies to action plans; communicates and enforces district policies.
- In coordination with the District Manager, develops and administers recreation surveys and completes evaluations for all recreation facilities; recommends facility changes to the District Manager; and assists the District Manager in the development and update of the district’s master plan.
- Communicates with and responds to inquiries from District employees and public; regarding district facilities, events, and recreation programs.
- Help administer computer registrations, appointments, and scheduling.
- Acts as a resource for management and staff; provides technical support within area of responsibility.
Directly supervises 3 employees with indirect supervision of 15-25 employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Three years of increasing responsible, professional experience in public recreation services management and public recreation facility and pool operation., supervision, and administration an Associate’s Degree or above.
Five years of increasing responsible, professional experience in public recreation services management and public recreation facility and pool operation., supervision, and administration
Knowledge of: philosophies, trends, principles and techniques of community recreation service administration and public facility management; principles and methods used in public administration; program planning and techniques related to community and recreation services and facilities; principles of personnel management, supervision and training; budgeting facility management, operations, and maintenance; marketing and public relations principles and techniques. Special event planning and promotion.
Ability to: analyze problems; develop recreational programs adapted to the particular needs of the community; operate current and new computer systems and software including data base and spreadsheets applications; develop and monitor contracts, policies and procedures. Plan and organize work effectively; supervise, evaluate and direct assigned staff. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with representatives of other agencies and the public.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Current driver's licenses
CPR First Aid
Certified Pool Operator License (or ability to obtain in the first year)
Lifeguard Certification (or ability to obtain within two years)
LGI Certification (or ability to obtain within two years)
Water Safety Instructor Certification (or ability to obtain within two years)