The City of Riverside is accepting applications for the position ofRecreation Supervisorto fill two (2) vacancies in theParks, Recreation and Community Services Department.The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months.
Position Overview: Under general supervision, to plan, evaluate, coordinate, supervise neighborhood service programs or recreation centers, program and services for youth, adult, senior or handicapped programs. Coordinate recreation activities with outside community agencies or businesses to enhance programming, attend City, Department and community meetings which are related to assignments; manage and supervise independent contractors; develop and administer marketing efforts to promote programs or services; develop and monitor budgets; provide highly responsible and technical staff assistance; and to do related work as required.
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Plan neighborhood services or City-wide activities for youth and/or adults, special events, center activities, athletics, recreation swimming and lessons, senior and handicapped services or assist staff in planning these programs.
Develop and administer a variety of marketing strategies to publicize programs.
Recruit or assist staff in recruiting sponsors, grants, foundations or other funding resources to defray costs of operating a program.
Periodically conduct staff meetings which serve as a communication or training tool to enhance subordinates job knowledge and provide a quality service delivery.
Initiate and confer with school and other community officials or agencies regarding available facilities and resources to conduct programs in which current City owned facilities are inadequate.
Review equipment and supply needs; make recommendations for the replacement or repair of such items; maintain an accurate inventory and maintenance of such items.
Compete financial forms related to positions such as purchase requisitions, authorization to purchase forms, request for payment and refund and deposit procedures.
Maintain or assist staff in maintaining accurate attendance records.
Train staff on how to inspect playground equipment, athletic fields, community centers and other facilities and develop a method for measuring their performance.
Review reports such as payroll history, policies and procedures, program budget documents, business phone records, center operations and community meetings; and recommend and initiate necessary alterations.
Monitor, develop and evaluate program budget in order to assist in analyzing expenses and revenue for each program in order to establish a cost effective service or program.
Recruit, select, supervise, train and evaluate subordinates and provide feedback as needed.
Ensure legal and City restrictions are followed as related to the programs supervised.
Monitor the effectiveness of programs such as cost effectiveness, participant responses, program attendance, continuance, modifications or cancelation of programs or services.
Analyze trends in recreation, social services and community programs by attending professional or City meetings, training conferences, reading related newsletters or documents in order to deal with program requests, socio-economic issues, demographic changes and other factors related to programming.
Attend meetings and assist in providing department staff support to the Park and Recreation Commission, Park Advisory Teams or Community Action Groups or other community meetings as designated by the Park and Recreation Director.
Respond to emergency preparedness of public safety issues as identified by the City's SEMS program.
Utilize the computer and software packages to create work efficiency and maintain records, generate reports, produce promotional materials and correspond in writing when appropriate.
May be required to maintain a valid first aid and CPR certification.
Be able to work a varying work schedule conductive to programs, staff or services supervised or coordinated.
Observe, periodically, programs and services under this position's supervision.
Depending on assignment, may be required to demonstrate job knowledge or experience in duties listed in the classification specifications for Recreation Services Coordinator.
Education and Experience:
Education: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree (120 semester units) from an accredited college or university with major work in human relations, sociology, recreation administration or a closely related field.
Experience: Three years full-time experience in staffing, planning, organizing and supervising a broad range of community services or three years of experience in group recreational activity leadership.