The City of Chandler is currently seeking qualified individuals to fill the full-time position of RECREATION SUPERINTENDENT in the Community Services Department, Recreation Division.
Classification Summary: The primary function of this employee is to plan, coordinate, and supervise multiple recreational and educational programs, staff and facilities. This is accomplished by supervising the development, coordination and implementation of recreation and educational activities, supervising staff, overseeing operations of recreational and educational facilities, and managing the program's budget. An employee in this class may be assigned to other duties in the City's Recreation Division. This class may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays as assigned.
Essential Functions (non-exhaustive): • Supervises and coordinates the section's programs, services and recreational activities including youth and adult recreation classes, special interest classes, senior programs, therapeutics, environmental education and special events; • Supervises and evaluates assigned staff, addresses employee concerns and problems, counsels, disciplines and completes performance appraisals; conducts interviews and makes hiring recommendations and/or decisions; • Develops strategic and operational plans for multiple recreation programs, facilities and special events; establishes goals, objectives and measurements for assessing program performance; develops and implements policies, procedures, rules and regulations; establishes programming schedules, calendars and timelines; assists manager in establishing fees and charges for programs; organizes and allocates equipment, facility space, fields and/or supplies; and schedules and coordinates program events with vendors, sponsors, instructors, volunteers, coaches, referees and/or other service providers. • Oversees the implementation and execution of planned programs and activities; ensures adherence to established policies and procedures; promotes risk management and safety; evaluates programs and assesses effectiveness; implements operational and procedural changes to improve programs; and recommends strategic changes to the manager. • Manages, supervises, and monitors recreation and educational facilities including facility expansions, coordinating maintenance schedules and repairs; develops and maintains repair procedures, maintenance records and contracts; • Performs administrative tasks; establishes operating procedures and standards; oversees registration and the collection of fees; administers service contracts; provides budgetary input including assisting in the development of capital improvement project budgets; monitors allocated program budgets and expenditures; receives, reviews and records invoices from vendors and service providers; and purchases equipment, materials and supplies; records and deposits revenues; reviews time sheets and maintains attendance records; • Establishes, fosters, and maintains effective working relationships with citizens, City staff, school districts and other governmental agencies; • Manages the development of marketing and promotional information for services; • Manages the establishment and maintenance of databases, files and records; reviews and/or prepares financial, statistical and operational records; reviews incident and accident reports; prepares performance reports, correspondence and other documents; and presents information to management. • Administers and reviews CIP replacements, state and local contracts and bids. Negotiates and monitors concessionaire contracts, agreements with school districts and other institutional use of facilities; • Responds to citizen complaints, then suggests and recommends corrective measures as necessary to resolve issues; • Develops, implements and trains staff; • Monitors work environment and the use of safety equipment to ensure the safety of employees and other individuals; • Maintains inventory of supplies; ensures availability of adequate materials to conduct work activities; approves and/or initiates orders for new/replacements; • Represents the division as City liaison at committee and commission meetings, outside agencies, citizen groups, and businesses as assigned; • Coordinates services with other City departments and divisions, school districts, arranging resources and facility schedules.
Other Duties and Responsibilities: • Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
• Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City’s Safety Handbook.
Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Leisure Studies, Physical Education, or a related field; and • Four (4) to six (6) years' experience in professional recreation work and recreation planning, including two (2) years of supervisory experience; and • Valid Arizona Driver's License with acceptable driving record; or • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.
Desirable Qualifications: • Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) • Recent experience managing, supervising, and monitoring a recreational facility; • Recent experience with recreation center programming; • Recent experience with recreation registration/reservation software programs; • Recent experience with municipal budgetary procedures
The City of Chandler will conduct a pre-employment drug/alcohol test and a MVRRS (Motor Vehicle Record Request System) check as a condition of employment. An offer of employment is contingent upon acceptable results.
The City of Chandler fingerprints all applicants, 18 years of age and older, selected for hire to evaluate the fitness of prospective employees.
The examination process may vary if determined necessary.
The City of Chandler is committed to Equal Opportunity & Reasonable Accommodation.
Internal Number: 2100044
About City of Chandler
Chandler Recreation Division
The Recreation Division provides a year-round program that includes coordinating adult sports leagues and tournaments, youth sport camps, special events, instructional classes, programs for youth, teens, adults, senior citizens and the physically and mentally challenged. This division operates and programs activities at the Community Center, Environmental Education Center, Senior Center, Snedigar Recreation Center, Tumbleweed Recreation Center and Tennis Center.