Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department is seeking an enthusiastic, outgoing, and passionate individual for the position of Recreation Center Manager. Under limited supervision, the position plans, schedules, manages and supervises the operation of the center; oversees and coordinates facility use and schedule, and manages and develops outside contracts, vendors, and project budgets; supervises center staff and performs a variety of administrative and budget functions.
The Recreation Center Manager is responsible for direct supervision of 5 full-time employees, and in-direct supervision of an additional 6 full-time and approximately 30 part-time or seasonal employees. The position serves on the department leadership team with the park division manager, recreation program manager, administrative coordinator and the director. The department has an overall staff of 37 full-time, and approximately 75 part-time or seasonal employees.
The Recreation Center Manager is an exempt position with a hiring salary range of $58,262 - $61,212/annually, depending on experience. Teton County offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 100% insurance premiums paid by the County for medical, dental, and vision for employees and their dependents.
Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation Management, Business Management, or related field and a minimum of 5 years equivalent experience
A valid State of Wyoming driver’s license and Aquatic Facilities Operator Certification (AFO) is required
Ability to obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid Certifications
About Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department
The Recreation Center is a 40,000 SF facility comprised of an aquatic center, gymnasiums and multi-purpose spaces. The Recreation Center Manager serves as the point of contact and customer service interface for the department, and is responsible to administer the RecTrac program registration, facility scheduling and point of sale software. Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department ope...rates as a county agency under a Joint Powers Agreement between the town and county. Department funding is split between the county at 55% and the town at 45% based upon the 2010 census on residential population distribution. The department also partners with the Teton County School district through a shared facility use agreement. The department has 11 developed parks, comprising 60 acres and 4 undeveloped parks comprising 89 acres; a 40,000 square foot recreation center with a gymnasium, multi-purpose space, 8-lane lap pool, leisure pool, splash down pool/slide tower, and therapy pool; 50 miles of paved multimodal pathways; and management of approximately 1,000 acres of BLM Snake River Recreation parcels. Through the school district agreement, the department has management and maintenance responsibilities of 11 athletic fields comprising 18 acres. Lastly, the department has grounds maintenance responsibility for all town and county government facilities and town rights-of-ways. Teton County/Jackson is located in western Wyoming, and is a gateway community to Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park and Bridger-Teton National Forest. Teton County is over 76,000 acres, of which 97% is federally owned. Tourism is the driving force of the local economy, and sales tax is the primary funding source for local government services. Approximately 65% of the sales tax base come from visitors. Teton County has approximately 25,000 residents, of which 8,000 of those are in the town of Jackson. Jackson is the only incorporated town within Teton County. A significant number of the residents in Teton County are second home owners. According to the 2012 Teton County/Jackson Comprehensive plan, the common values of community character are ecosystem stewardship; growth management; and quality of life.