Recreation Facility Supervisor

  • City of Asheville
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Dec 08, 2018

Job Description

Summary About Us
The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity.
The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.

About Our Opportunity
We are currently hiring a full-time Recreation Facility Supervisor to join our dynamic team. The purpose of this position is to provide recreation program leadership, routine facility management and technical work in overseeing the operation of one of the City's recreation centers. 

The Recreation Facility Supervisor reports to the Recreation Facility Manager and is responsible for organizing and directing recreation programs for all ages and abilities; participating in the daily operations and maintenance of a recreation facility; planning, scheduling, and supervising recreation staff; and providing program budget information. 

Key skills that will be required for success in this position include the ability to work with a variety of customers, the ability to help build community engagement, being self-motivated, strong and professional communication skills, and previous experience in the Recreation field. Preferred qualifications: previous experience working in the Recreation field, Recreation Software such as Rec Trac, and familiarity with the Google Suite products.

Work Schedule: 40 hours a week, including evenings and weekends. Hours vary depending on facility and time of year.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Identifies community needs and recommend appropriate programs.
  • Organizes and administers recreation programs for all ages and abilities through direct leadership. Participates in planning and directing the development, maintenance and operation of a City recreation center. Participates in the preparation of departmental budget requests and proposals. Requests, maintains and issues equipment and materials utilized in the center.
  • Plans, schedules and supervises recreation support staff and volunteer recruits to staff the activities at the center. Trains volunteers in various capacities such as referee and scorekeeper, arts and crafts and program leadership.
  • Schedules games and events. Supervises games and other activities for community residents.
  • Supervises participants using the recreation center: enforces center policies and maintains order among patrons.
  • Provides information to the public about a variety of games, recreational events and activities offered at the center.
  • Maintains operational readiness of center equipment and facilities.
  • Prepares a variety of records, data and routine reports.
  • Participates in fundraising activities to raise money for recreation center.
  • Prepares a variety of promotional materials to publicize the center and its activities.
  • Participates in Citywide community service activities.
Supplemental Functions:
  • Performs other similar duties as required.

Education & Experience Education/Experience:
  • Associate's degree or two-year college equivalent, with one (1) to three (3) years of related experience.
Licensing and Certifications:
  • CPR/First Aid must be obtained by hire date (required).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge:
  • Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems.
  • Ability to read and understand basic workplace data, such as simple forms, tables, graphs, schedules, etc.
  • Ability to conduct research of existing, internal policies and procedures
  • Ability to think creatively in all areas for the purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form.
  • Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered.
  • Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks.