The Parks and Recreation Department is seeking a technical, supervisory, and administrative professional to coordinate activities associated with the development, organization and management of a major section within the citywide recreation program. Employee selected for this position will work in the Athletics/Special Events division and will have wide latitude for independent judgment in developing and managing programs, activities and events for the community.
Work will involve a varied schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays.
Duties may include: Plans, develops, organizes and manages seasonal and yearly leisure-time programs and activities for various interests including sports, aquatics, youth programs, creative arts, camps, special events, instructional classes, social activities, fitness/wellness, leagues, competitions, general recreation and others; manages recreation facilities; recruits, schedules, supervises, trains and evaluates subordinates, contract instructors, professionals, officials and volunteers in performance of duties; schedules facilities, equipment and staff for activities; stimulates community interest in programs and services through contacts with news media, special interest groups and agencies; inspects facilities and equipment and recommends repairs, improvements, renovations and additions; monitors expenditures, revenue generation and prepares budgets; requisitions and controls use of equipment and materials; analyzes work measurement and creates reports; manages special projects and service contracts.
Bachelor's degree in Recreation, Leisure Services, Education or related field and three (3) years of experience in organized recreation work at a supervisory level. Professional certification recognized by the National Recreation and Park Association is preferred. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be accepted in lieu of the degree.
About City of Clearwater
Clearwater is a city in Florida's Tampa Bay region with a population of approximately 110,000 people. Clearwater is known for sunny weather and gulf coast beaches. Clearwater's award winning Beach, on a barrier island, is a 3-mile stretch of white sand backed by hotels and restaurants. Injured dolphins and sea turtles are rehabilitated at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Clearwater has been the Spring Training home to the Philadelphia Phillies pro baseball team since 1947.