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Recreation Manager II
The position manages the personnel and overall operations for the recreation system, including ensuring safe and efficient recreational opportunities and efficient operations. This position works under the general supervision of the Director.
Essential Job Functions
  • Schedules staff to maintain levels and adequate coverage while allowing for time off.  Manages all time off requests and approves the divisions payroll. 
  • Directs the work of and manages subordinate staff and volunteers. Assist with interviewing and selection of new employees. Provides training and instructions and ongoing training needs. Assigns tasks, reviews work and prepares performance evaluations.    Provides staff coaching/counseling.  Provides assistance and answers questions, gives advice and recommendations to staff.
  • Plans, organizes, schedules and coordinates recreational activities such as basketball, softball, aquatic programs, senior group activities, summer youth camps and day trips.
  • Works with various community groups, volunteers and other government agencies to plan and implement special recreational events and throughout the City.
  • Directs and coordinates all daily operations and maintenance activities for assigned programs.
  • Plans and coordinates special events.
  • Markets and promotes the Department and its services; makes presentations at community, regional and state meetings and functions on behalf of the department and the City.
  • Responds to public inquiries and complaints and ensures proper follow through.
  • Oversees equipment and facility maintenance activities to ensure vendor contracts are administered properly.
  • Monitors fee collections, service charges and cash deposits.
  • Works with community groups in fund raising activities to support or expand recreational programs and services.
  • Contacts law enforcement or other appropriate personnel to handle disruptive customers or situations that may create an unsafe environment.
  • Maintains training records and ensures all staff are up to date on required training.
  • Provides leadership and management to all assigned staff.
  • Develops and recommends annual division budget to the Director; forecasts necessary funding for operational needs, staff, and equipment.   Monitors budget, contracts, and outside services. Identifies problem areas and recommends refinements; authorizes expenditures; projects anticipated revenues.
Position: Recreation Manager II
Organization: Oak Ridge Parks & Recreation
Location: Oak Ridge,  TN 
United States
Salary: $55,848.00- $75,379.20 annually DOE
Posting Start Date: 11/24/2021
Date Posted: 11/24/2021
Requirements Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of effective community leisure services administration.
  • Knowledge of a broad range of recreational and athletic activities and related facilities and equipment.
  • Knowledge of safety practices and procedures as applied to recreational, aquatic and athletic programs.
  • Knowledge of and ability to effectively utilize the principles of strategic and long and short-range planning.
  • Knowledge of management and supervisory practices & principles.
  • Skill in analyzing complex administrative information and issues, defining problems and evaluating alternatives and recommending methods, procedures and techniques for resolution of issues.
  • Ability to research and analyze detailed information and make appropriate recommendations.
  • Ability to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate projects and programs.
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor when dealing with the public.
  • Ability to develop department goals and objectives.
  • Ability to take control of situations, dictating subordinate activities in a responsible manner.
  • Ability to instruct and train in methods and procedures.
Education, Experience, and Certifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or Leisure Services and five (5) years’ experience in recreation or leisure services.
  • Additional certifications or experience may be required for Senior or Aquatic positions.
  • National and State Professional Certification in Recreation Administration preferred.
  • Three (3) years’ experience managing employees and budgets in excess of $500K.
  • Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) preferred.
All parties interested in this position should have an application and/or resume on file with the Personnel Department no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 15, 2021.

More information and to apply: https://tn-oakridge.civicplushrms.com/careers/
Status: This listing expires on: 12/15/2021
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Oak Ridge Parks & Recreation

Oak Ridge,  TN 
United States