Interested applicants are required to submit a complete application (via NeoGov or email [both are online submission options] or by hard copy to City of Alamogordo, Human Resources, 1376 E. Ninth Street, Alamogordo, NM 88310, or by fax to 575.439.4367). You may submit a resume, but a resume is not a substitute for a completed application. For a full position description and benefit information, please visit our website @ www.ci.alamogordo.nm.us.
Supervise, plan, organize, direct, and control the staff and operations of the Family Recreation Center; develops, promotes, coordinates, and evaluates recreational activities for youth and adults; responsible for the preparation and monitoring of the department budget, payroll administration, and purchasing; responds to and takes action regarding public inquiries and complaints; prepares various required reports; and assists with other sections of the Community Services Department.
Supervises assigned employees, including assigning and reviewing work, training, completing performance evaluations, and making recommendations regarding hiring, terminating, and disciplining;
Coordinates and oversees organized recreational activities and leagues, and/or assists youth and adult groups with their recreational activities, including aquatic programs, sports leagues, child care programs, after school activities, fitness programs, etc.;
Responsible for the maintenance and general appearance of the recreation center building and grounds;
Assists in payroll administration, including entering, reporting, and documenting time and serves as the alternate time-keeping operator for the Community Services Department;
Administers, enters, and approves purchasing requisitions;
Procures recreation department personnel and volunteers, equipment, facilities, and supplies for recreation programs, special events, and activities;
Develops new ideas and marketing campaigns for the development and promotion of the recreation department and facilities, targeting the media, civic organizations, and volunteer community organizations;
Fosters positive community relations through contacts with citizens, user groups, league board members, recreation/sports associations, community organizations and groups, and news media representatives;
Answers and responds to inquiries, requests and complaints from the public, outside agencies, and City personnel regarding recreational programs and activities, and ensures proper action is taken as required;
Sets up and takes down equipment for events, activities, and meetings;
Develops and administers yearly operating and capital improvement budgets, and monitors expenditures;
Trains and oversees volunteers involved with recreation programs and leagues;
Purchases equipment and supplies as necessary, including requesting and evaluating bids;
Inspects equipment and facilities on a regular basis to ensure proper maintenance;
Compiles and prepares statistics and narrative reports explaining recreational activities as required;
Assists with recreation department special events including fun runs, weekend and special events, seasonal programs, etc.;
Prepares and approves user permits for recreational facilities;
Schedules activities and reservations;
Contributes to a high quality work culture through participation in training and mentoring to develop skills, including safety related training and skills;
Establishes procedures to assure the highest standards of risk management, employee safety, and risk avoidance;
Responsible for thoroughly investigating, reviewing, and addressing department or division accidents to prevent future occurrences and control risk management related costs;
Provides excellent customer service to ensure conformance from other department staff of the same commitment in order to ensure high operational and service standards are met and maintained for the Citizens of Alamogordo; and
Performs duties according to City of Alamogordo Ordinances; City-wide and Departmental Policies and Procedures, and any applicable laws regulated by an outside authority.
OTHER IMPORTANT DUTIES
May provide assistance to other divisions of the Community Services Department;
May be required to work special events hosted by the Community Services Department;
May be required to work outside normal business hours;
May perform first aid or CPR, as needed; and
Performs such other duties as may be assigned.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
RECRUITMENT QUALIFICATIONS Required:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Recreation, Physical Education, or a related field;
Three (3) years of experience in coordinating and/or directing organized group recreational activities;
Two (2) years of progressively responsible supervisory experience;
One (1) year of experience in a customer service environment; or
Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities;
Valid New Mexico Driver’s License with a driving record acceptable to the City of Alamogordo (valid out-of-state license may be considered); and
Valid CPR certification, or the ability to obtain within 45 days of employment.
About City of Alamogordo
Alamogordo, New Mexico, is located in the Tularosa Basin and is surrounded by the majestic Organ, San Andres, and Sacramento Mountain ranges.The City of Alamogordo employees approximately 375 employees year-round and approximately 30 seasonal employees. We offer an excellent benefits package including a retirement plan through the State of New Mexico that is ranked number 1 overall in retirement programs.