Recreation Supervisor - Sprinker Recreation Center Ice Rink & Special Events
Pierce County Parks
August 8, 2018
$31.36 - $39.75 Hourly
Full-time - Experienced
Golf/Tennis/Ice, Recreation, Special Events/Tourism
4 Year Degree
This is responsible supervisory and staff management work in coordinating county-wide recreation programs for the Pierce County Parks and Recreation Services Department at Sprinker Recreation Center. Employees in this classification are responsible for development, coordination and supervision of a comprehensive recreation and youth sports program. Specific duties may include scheduling and coordinating youth sports programs including overseeing volunteer coaches, developing and implementing specialized programs and promoting and publicizing various aspects of the county's recreation programs. Incumbents are engaged in a considerable amount of public contact with civic and social clubs, schools, news media and the general public. Work is performed under the supervision of the Sprinker Recreation Center, General Manager with considerable latitude for independent judgment in accomplishing recreation objectives. The position works closely with the other Recreation Supervisors in the department in a team programming approach. Work is reviewed through conferences, analysis of reports and observations.
Additionally, the Recreation Supervisor will provide daily oversight for the ice rink as well as the programs and the development of new and non-traditional ice skating activities. The ice rink at Sprinker is one of the largest revenue generating complexes in our Park system. Traditional ice skating activities such as figure skating, ice hockey, speed skating and general public ice skating are well established in the facility. The oversight and nurturing of these activities is important to their sustained success. This will include but not be limited to: Figure Skating Competitions, Hockey Tournaments, Speed Skating races, Camps and Specialty clinics, Ice Shows and Exhibitions, Ice Bumper Cars, Broomball events, Holiday Events, Parent and Child programs, Special needs programs, Teen and Adult skating activities.
Typical Work Hours:
November- February: Friday-Tuesday; varied hours
March- October: Monday-Friday; 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Work hours reflect the seasonal demands on ice rink activities and it is expected that the Supervisor will have greater oversight responsibilities during these periods.
A Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation Administration or related field AND
Four or more years of recreation experience, which includes two years of supervisory experience
Additional education or experience may substitute for the recruiting requirements
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Professional Certification in any of the following:
US Ice Rink Association
Washington State Recreation and Parks Association
The National Recreation and Parks Association
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of, or the ability to obtain may be required for some positions:
a valid Washington State Driver's license
a valid First Aid Certification including CPR
specific program-related experience, education and/or training
Additional Salary Information: POSITION CLOSES 8/17/18
Internal Number: 18-00327
About Pierce County Parks
Pierce County Parks and Recreation manages over 5,000 acres of open space, trails, developed and undeveloped parks. We provide recreational programs and infrastructure in active and passive parks and along trails. The department consists of four divisions: Recreation, Maintenance, Administration and Resource Stewardship. Our mission is to regionally deliver quality recreation opportunities and inviting parks, trails, and open space facilities to the residents of Pierce County.
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