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Recreation Center Supervisor-Aquatics and Special Events

Four year degree from an accredited college or university in Recreation, Business Management, or related field and one year of related recreation experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Knowledge with concepts, programming, and administration of aquatic activities and programs.  Operation and maintenance of an aquatic facility.  Activities necessary to the effective functioning of a diverse program providing community services.  Special event planning.  Microsoft Office and RecTrac software. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Posting Information
Department: 
Parks & Recreation – Recreation
Location: 
Westwood Family Aquatic Center, 2400 Westport Drive
Shift: 
40 hours per week. Hours vary depending on programming.
Salary: 
$45,982 - $65,472 annually
Date Posted: 
Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:30am
Closing Date: 
Fri, 04/20/2018 - 9:00am
Job Description
Duties: 
Supervises and ensures the inspection of the Aquatic Center to ensure rules are being followed; opens and closes center, inspects center for any maintenance problems and repairs or has repairs performed. Plans, promotes, organizes, coordinates, schedules, and supervises various recreation programs and activities including leisure activities. Coordinates special events; develops new special events. Supervises part-time and temporary recreation staff, instructors and maintenance personnel; monitors and instructs employees in correct methods and procedures and in safe operation of equipment; inspects work in progress to ensure safety, quality, and timely completion of work; reviews and evaluates employee performance; recommends promotion and raises; resolves grievances. Trains part-time and temporary staff in the area of aquatics (Lifeguarding, Aqua Fitness, Swim Lessons), First aid, CPR, WSI, Lifeguard and Red Cross. Ensures equipment, materials, and supplies are available for scheduled activities; provides set up for activities; checks equipment in and out; protects and maintains all sports, games, and recreational equipment. Seeks out sponsorships, donations, grants and volunteer organizations. Reserves time and place for events. Orders supplies that are needed for each individual event. Schedules staff and volunteers. Acquires permits if needed. Maintains updates Parks & Recreations social media page. Maintains statistical records and reports regarding enrollment in programs and activities and facility attendance; collects, accounts for, and deposits fees received for activities. Responds to questions and complaints from the public regarding recreational activities, programs, and facilities. Orders and purchases supplies and equipment. Recommends budget for center; monitors center expenditures to ensure compliance with budget. Interprets and enforces departmental and center policies and safety rules and regulations. Performs general office duties including typing, copying, and mailing tasks; keeps bulletin and informational boards current; develops and designs promotional materials; designs flyers to send to schools to advertise programs; maintains monthly calendar of events. Keeps Superintendent aware of problems with the public or staff. Performs other related duties as required.
Working Conditions: 
Works in a recreation center environment; however, time is spent outside (approximately 35% to 50% of the time) exposed to temperature extremes, dirt, dust, noise, etc.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience: 
Four year degree from an accredited college or university in Recreation, Business Management, or related field and one year of related recreation experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Knowledge: 
Concepts, programming, and administration of aquatic activities and programs. Operation and maintenance of an aquatic facility. Activities necessary to the effective functioning of a diverse program providing community services. Special event planning. Microsoft Office and RecTrac software. Skills: Developing, planning, and implementing recreation programs and activities. Oral and written communication. Interpersonal skills necessary to be courteous of fellow employees and participants while performing duties. Proficient use of of Microsoft Office and RecTrac software.
License and/or Certification: 
Applicant must have a valid Oklahoma driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. (Out-of-state applicants must obtain a valid Oklahoma driver’s license prior to beginning work). Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) preferred or must obtain within six months of employment. Certified Pool Operator (CPO) and American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor preferred or must obtain within six months of employment.
Mental & Physical: 
Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse public. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail. Ability to lift and carry light (up to 25 lb.) supplies, materials, and equipment frequently. Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (25-50 lb.) supplies, materials, and equipment occasionally. Work requires continued walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
Additional Information: 

Selected applicant must pass background investigation, physical
examination, and drug screen.