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CITY OF ADA
JOB TITLE: Parks and Recreation Department Head
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
Performs highly responsible professional work directing, promoting, planning, supervising, and evaluating the city recreation department and community center activities.
Reports to:City Administrator
Supervises:Recreation and Community Center employees including desk clerks, lifeguards, and warming house employees, among others.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Plans, budgets, organizes, and directs the activities of the recreation department and Dekko Community Center.
Assists in the recruiting and interviewing of department personnel and makes recommendations for hiring personnel.
Prepares employee work schedules and monitors employee job performance.
Develop and implement short and long term programs for the Dekko Community Center.
Supervises, promotes, implements, and evaluates various recreational programs for children and adults.
Monitor electrical and mechanical systems, pool filtration and chemical control systems and all general building maintenance of the Dekko Community Center.
Oversees grounds maintenance of the recreation department.
Oversees the warming house and ice rinks and hiring of personnel.
Oversees the Beautification Committee and carries out committee projects.
Performs other duties and assumes other responsibilities as apparent or delegated
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Business Management, or other related field.
Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguard certification desired.2-3 years management experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working knowledge of principals and practices in the field of recreation program administration and implementation.
Working knowledge of exercise equipment.
Working knowledge of preparing budgets.
Skill in planning, assigning, and coordinating the activities of subordinates.
Skill in preparing and presenting reports.
Skill in establishing and maintaining records, reports, and files.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including skill in public presentation.
Ability to effectively review, implement, and coordinate different and varied programs.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others.