Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; some evenings and weekends required for meetings and events; requires traveling to various facilities.
Under general direction, is responsible for assisting in the management of daily operations and activities of an assigned Division or Section. Responsibilities include fitness programs, facilities, and events such as Fitness in the Park, Fit Pass, Mobile Fit, Barrera Community Fitness Center. Exercises direct and functional supervision over assigned staff.
This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Initiates, supervises and evaluates the execution of programs and/or the operation and maintenance of assigned facilities through on-site inspections.
Establishes short and long-range division priorities, goals and objectives.
Evaluates program and operational services to include the preparation of special and regular reports and traveling to program sites for monitoring and evaluation.
May assist in negotiating contracts and agreements.
Serves as liaison to the community, neighborhood organizations, public and/or private agencies to include responding to citizen inquiries and complaints and/or developing informational presentations including attending meetings with other City staff, private business representatives and/or community groups at various locations throughout the City.
May write promotional or educational articles for various public or professional publications and may attend City-wide promotional events as part of program marketing opportunities.
Assists in budget preparation and administration.
Assists in preparation of grant applications.
May solicit sponsorships for programs and special events.
Supervises, trains and evaluates assigned staff.
Transports participants in City vehicles for programs or facility tours.
Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
Five (5) years of experience in a supervisory capacity.
This position requires a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License OR valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Texas Driver's License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own personal vehicle may at times be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
Any applicant selected for this position must have a background check completed with results satisfactory to the City of San Antonio and successfully complete the City of San Antonio's two-phased Cash-Handling Certification Training.
Experience with planning and implementing recreation programs in Fitness.
Experience creating high level reports.
Experience in creating and making presentations to various audience levels from general public to high level executives.
Experience in evaluating programs using performance measures and making adjustments to programs needs.
Experience managing section budgets for revenue and expenses to include regular updates and forecasting.
Experience in managing recreation staff including hiring, coaching, recognizing, disciplining, and terminating.
Experience overseeing maintenance projects for recreational facilities with project schedules and follow-ups to ensure projects don't interfere with projects and events.
If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 10-15 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate computer keyboard. Subject to climbing, balancing, walking, reaching, pushing, handling, sitting, standing, bending, and twisting to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are inside and outside with occasional exposure to temperature variations, damp/wet surfaces, hazardous materials, flammable liquids, high noise areas, insects, insect bites, dust and
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Internal Number: 2018-01195
About City of San Antonio
The San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department operates the City's recreational and cultural programs and maintains more than 240 City-owned parks including swimming pools, gymnasiums, historic cemeteries, sports facilities, recreation centers and the Botanical Garden and Conservatory. The department is responsible for the maintenance of 15,337.5950 acres of park land, including more than 150 miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails.Mission Statement The mission of the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department is to provide exceptional parks, facilities, programs and services to improve the quality of life for all.