Under the direction of a Recreation Program Supervisor or other designated supervisor, performs and assists in all facets of planning, coordination and implementation of programming and scheduled activities for a specific division of the Parks & Recreation Department, i.e., special events, special populations, pre-school or fine arts. Performs a broad spectrum of duties, and may require some cash handling, depending on the objectives and guidelines of the assigned program(s).
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Performs/assists in planning, organizing, promoting and implementing assigned programs and activities, i.e., stage productions, large-scale special events, pre-school youth programs, special populations programs, senior programs, leagues, tournaments, exhibitions, parties, tours and target population group trips.
Determines program needs based on population served and community interests, prepares and reviews program evaluations, researches trends in program areas and determines price structure for programs offered.
Oversees indoor and outdoor activities according to assigned program(s) guidelines and objectives.
Collects, records and deposit fees and maintains appropriate accounting according to established departmental policy and procedure.
Performs considerable record and report maintenance duties according to supervisor's directives and established city or state laws applicable to program(s) under charge.
Assists with and/or prepares budget(s) for assigned program(s), and may be responsible for the administration of such according to established city goals and objectives.
Recruits, interviews, selects and evaluates part-time and/or contract personnel or volunteers, i.e., instructors, aides, vendors, caterers and actors.
Arranges facilities and equipment, ensuring proper supply, set-up and condition to maintain security and safety for both personnel and patrons.
May act as liaison with Fleet for maintenance and repair of assigned vehicles.
Orders food, concessions, or other supplies/products as needed.
Performs scheduling tasks in areas such as transportation, facility use and equipment maintenance and repair, and rescheduling when necessary.
Performs promotional activities and prepares promotional materials as directed, i.e., soliciting sponsorship, website updates, public service announcements, program guides, fundraisers; coordinating with community partners as applicable.
Assists with program issues or concerns, staffing, or customer service and plans trainings and meetings.
May be required to operate a motor vehicle and transport individuals in performance of assigned tasks.
Performs other related duties as required.
When Assigned to Special Populations:
Plans, coordinates and implements scheduled activities for day, afterschool, seasonal camp and evening programs and special events for individuals with intellectual/developmental and physical disabilities, under the direction of the Special Populations Supervisor.
Assists individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities with personal care and appropriate social behavior.
Supervises staff, volunteers and/or participants.
When Assigned to Environmental Recreation:
Secures and administers forestry grants with proper reporting to appropriate agencies.
Develops layout and design for various proposed departmental projects and recommends specifications for outside contractors on matters such as tree trimming.
Supervises/participates in the work of forestry personnel engaged in propagation, cultivation, and maintenance of nursery facilities, trees, plants and turf on department/city owned property.
Plans, organizes and evaluates existing environmental work programs, i.e., staff scheduling and inventory procedures.
Provides professional and technical assistance to contractors concerning department landscape management and established local ordinances.
Provides oral presentation to various entities concerning ordinances, landscape management and proposed development matters.
Education and Experience
Associate's degree from an accredited college or university relevant to assigned program(s), such as early childhood education, special education, fine arts; or High School Diploma/GED and four (4) additional years of related experience.
Two (2) years of experience in social services or recreational programming.
When assigned to Special Populations, two (2) years of experience working with persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Licenses or Certifications
Must possess a valid state driver's license and obtain a valid Florida driver's license within thirty (30) days of hire or promotion.
Training and certification in state-mandated education courses, CPR, First Aid, 30-Hour HRS Child Care, 5-Hour HRS Owner/Operator, HIV and Blood borne Pathogens, HIPAA and cash handling depending on area of assignment within ninety (90) days of hire or promotion.
When Assigned to Special Populations:
CDL Class C with Passenger Endorsement driver's license required within ninety (90) days of hire or promotion.
When Assigned to Youth Services:
Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director's credential within six (6) months of hire or promotion.
OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS
Experience in public relations, marketing and promotion.
When assigned to Youth Services, Child Development Associates Credential and/or Voluntary Pre-K endorsed.