Pay Range 22 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$27.8954$41.8430
Hourly (42 hrs.)$26.5670$39.8505
Hourly (56 hrs.)$19.9253$29.8879

Recreation Manager

Range: $58,022.35 - $87,033.53 (22)
Position Number: 144

 Under general direction, plans, supervises, directs, and evaluates recreational programs and activities; assists the Director of Parks and Recreation in overall operation of department; and performs related work as required.
Assists the Director of Parks and Recreation in planning, organizing, and developing various recreation activities and programs;
Assists in organizing staff, assigning responsibilities, and coordinating   major phases of programs and activities;
Organizes and conducts periodic staff meetings for purpose of establishing new policies, coordinating various problems, and determining overall recreational problems and needs;
Supervises, trains, and evaluates recreational personnel, interviews applicants, and recommends new personnel;
Coordinates and schedules recreation programs and use of park facilities with Parks Superintendent;
Assists Director of Parks and Recreation in preparation of grant applications and other fundraising possibilities.
Assists in formulation and execution of departmental rules and policies;
Conducts research and planning for future recreation programs and facilities;
Assists Director of Parks and Recreation in preparation and administration of annual budget and capital program;
Serves in the absence of the Director of Parks and Recreation, along with Parks Superintendent;
Interprets programs and activities of department to public through appropriate means and media;
Prepares periodic and special reports for submission to Parks and Recreation Commission and City Council;
Prepares brochures, press releases, and other materials as needed;
Performs related work as required.
Considerable knowledge of local policies, rules, and regulations affecting the operation of the department;
Considerable knowledge of current literature, trends, and developments in the field of public recreation;
Considerable knowledge of the principles of supervision, organization, and administration;
Considerable knowledge of standard resources, materials, and facilities utilized in a public recreation program;
Ability to plan, coordinate, direct, and evaluate the work of subordinates;
Ability to cooperate with and interpret recreational plans and philosophies to public and private groups;
Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely in both oral and written form;
Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other City officials, the general public, and public and private groups.
Ability to operate an automobile, calculator, and other assigned equipment.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Director assigns work in terms of department goals and objectives.  The work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of department activities.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include department standard operating procedures, ADA regulations, Parks and Recreation Policy Manual, National Recreation and Park Association guidelines, and relevant city, state, and federal codes, laws, and regulations.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY: The work consists of varied administrative and technical duties.  Inclement weather conditions contribute to the complexity of the position.
SCOPE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this position is to assist in planning, supervising, directing, developing, and evaluating recreational programs and facilities, in addition to assisting the  Director of Recreation and Parks in the overall operation of the department.  Successful performance helps ensure the effective operation of the department and the provision of leisure services to the city. 
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, elected officials, vendors, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, resolve problems, provide services, motivate personnel, and negotiate or settle matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORKING ENVIRONMENT: This is sedentary work requiring the exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects; work requires reaching, fingering, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions.  The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  The position has direct supervision over Recreation Center Supervisor, Athletics Supervisors, and Aquatics Supervisor.
Knowledge and level of competency associated with graduation from a recognized college or university   with a degree in Recreation Administration, supplemented with additional courses and seminars in the   recreation field.
Responsible experience in municipal recreation, some of which should be supervisory and administrative; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Certified Parks and Recreation Professional preferred from NCRPS.
A valid North Carolina Driver's license.
created 08-07