General statement of duties: Responsible for the implementation, operation and supervision of assigned recreation programs, activities, and special events. Supervises employees and volunteers under the direction of the Recreation and Aquatics Programs Director. Key elements in this job include planning, organizing, and coordinating recreational and aquatics services, activities, sporting events, and programs for a diverse community that includes youth, adults, seniors, and persons with disabilities.
Distinguishing features of the class: The Programs Supervisor supervises, develops, and implements recreation programs offered by the district. Supervision is provided to program staff, including lifeguards, instructors, and other program-related seasonal workers. Work is performed under the direction of the Recreation and Aquatics Programs Director.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervises and manages staff assigned to Provides training and expectations, evaluates job performance, and takes corrective action when necessary following MACRD procedures and policies. At times may act as Manager on Duty when necessary.
Plans organizes, and supervises assigned programs, contracted instructor/classes, and activities: monitors day to day operations to ensure smooth and efficient program
Advises management on recruitment and development of part-time, volunteer and contract employees, recruits’ personnel under
Formulates work schedules for
Initiates and works with the MACRD to assure planned events and activities are publicized and implemented on a timely basis and in an effective
Provides necessary orientation and training for staff and coaches and
Enforces MACRD rules of safety and conduct and is the first line of management resolution for problems or issues.
Must be present at all assigned activities, programs, and special events to supervise staff and ensure successful and safe outcomes.
Develops and maintains courteous, professional, and effective working relationship with staff, volunteers, patrons, neighborhood groups, chamber of commerce and other various community partners to explain and promote recreation programs and special events and identify potential needs.
May perform some light maintenance duties including cleaning surfaces, picking up trash, storing supplies, removing recreation hazards,
Will be assigned to work in a capacity that supports MACRD programs when needed, including coordinating seasonal programs and/or
Purchases program supplies; recommends the purchase of larger equipment and supplies and monitors program expenditures to ensure spending is in line with
Expected to actively participate in ORPA.
May be assigned to work on District committees
Provides back up support to the Member Services Coordinator, including facility reservations and membership
Other duties as
Knowledge: Comfortable practicing the principles, techniques, and procedures governing recreation program selection, design, and delivery. Requires working knowledge of the procedures used in establishing optimal facility use schedules, human development concepts, and safety requirements applicable to leading individuals in recreational activities.
Skills: Requires sufficient math skill to prepare cost summaries and statistics. Requires well-developed language skills to write course descriptions and promotional materials.
Requires well-developed human relations skills to convey concepts and conduct training and use courtesy when dealing with others.
Abilities: Exercise strong initiative and independent decision making; demonstrate leadership, public relations, organizational planning and problem solving skills; communicate effectively in both verbal and written form; supervise and motivate staff; proficiency in operating computer including word and spreadsheet programs; interact with a variety of patrons/participants; demonstrates swim stroke techniques; establish and maintain positive, respectful and cooperative relationships with all contacts.
Experience and training: Bachelor's degree in recreation, management, business or a related field preferred. 3-5 years’ experience designing and implementing recreation and/or educational programming preferred.
Certifications: American Red Cross water safety instructor’s certificate, an American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor certificate (LGI), a current Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or Aquatic Facility Operator (APO) and American Red Cross First Aid and CPR and AED for the Professional Rescuer or Lifeguard. Certifications that are not current must be received shortly after hiring.
Additional Salary Information: Depending on qualifications, starting pay negotiable.
About MAC Recreation District
The Madras Aquatic Center Recreation District (MACRD) was formed as a parks and recreation district in November 2004. Originally named the "Swim Center District", the board of directors has voted twice to change the name, most recently in May 2017 to the Madras Aquatic Center Recreation District "MACRD".
The district serves approximately 14,000 residents within its boundaries and is managed by a 5-member elected board of directors who hire an executive director to manage the day-to-day operations of the District. Currently the Madras Aquatic Center (MAC) is the only district-managed facility.