Cheyenne Recreation Supervisor

SUMMARY: To supervise and coordinate the programs and activities of the Recreation Division, provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director and Deputy Director of Community Recreation and Events; and coordinate assigned activities with other City departments, divisions, and outside agencies.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Receives direct supervision from the Recreation Manager. Exercises direct supervision over subordinate staff and volunteers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following duties and responsibilities are illustrative of the primary functions of this position and are not intended to be all inclusive. • Supervise all services and activities of the Recreation Division including special events, adult and youth programs, sports leagues, and facilities. • Participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the division; administer policies and procedures. • Conduct a variety of organizational studies, investigations, and operational studies; recommend and implement modifications to programs, policies, and procedures as appropriate. • Stay current and implement new trends and innovations in the field of recreation. • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommend appropriate service and staffing levels. • Oversee the use of facilities; coordinate, develop, and approve usage and rental policies; supervise facility maintenance, repairs, and improvements. • Assist in the selection, training, motivation, and evaluation of personnel; coordinate staff training. • Assist in the development and administration of the annual budget; • Coordinate promotional activities with staff, publications and media; oversee participation statistics; develop and administer a variety of surveys; coordinate with other providers; make presentations. • Develop formal and informal communication and initiatives with internal and external entities to promote education on healthy lifestyle choices to the community.

QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the necessary functions of this position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: • Knowledge of supervision, training and performance evaluation principles. • Knowledge of operations, services, and activities of recreation programming. • Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations. • Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety practices.

CITY OF CHEYENNE JOB DESCRIPTION TITLE: Recreation Supervisor FLSA: Exempt DEPT/DIV: Recreation REVISED: 6/18/2019 2 Recreation Supervisor June 18, 2019 • Management skills to analyze programs, policies and operational needs. • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills. • Skills to supervise, train and evaluate staff. • Skills to develop and administer program goals, objectives and procedures. • Skills to research, analyze, and evaluate new program delivery methods and techniques. • Skills to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions & implement. • Ability to administer large and complex program budgets. • Ability to supervise, direct and coordinate the work of subordinate staff. • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. • Ability to monitor and remedy unsafe conditions, respond to emergency situations and maintain accident and incident reports.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, business administration or related field and four years of increasingly responsible experience in recreation, including two years in a supervisory management capacity.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Possession of an appropriate valid driver’s license. Possession or ability to obtain, First-aid and CPR certification within six months.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Work closely with others in an office environment, indoor, and outdoor environment; irregular work hours; exposure to inclement weather and risks associated with the operation of recreation programs and facilities.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, communicating with others, reading and writing. The employee is also required to maintain physical condition necessary for operating assigned equipment, walking, standing, kneeling, repeated bending or sitting for prolonged periods of time. Maintain mental capacity which allows the capability of making sound decisions demonstrating intellectual capabilities.

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