Performs difficult professional work planning and supervising all activities at three (3) Community Centers and the Countess de Hoernle Train Depot. Supervision is exercised over full and part time employees at each center.
Work is performed under general supervision.
Manages, organizes and coordinates the staff and operations of the four components of Sugar Sand Park Community Center: Willow Theatre, Community Center, Children Science Explorium and Science Playground, and the Boca Raton Community Center and James A. Rutherford Community Center; Creates, maintains, furnishes written reports, correspondence, data and provides documentation. Manages and coordinates facility maintenance and repairs performed by outside vendors; Forecasts, develops, justifies and administers Sugar Sand Park, Boca Raton and James A. Rutherford Community Center budgets and special interest accounts; Plans, organizes programs and supervises participants utilizing the three Community Centers and Train Depot; Enforces Center policies and maintains order; Initiates and formulates plans for future development of Theatre, Community Centers, and Science Center Programs to meet demands of public; Schedules Center workers for programs and special events; Write specifications, requisitions, FPO's and prepares letters to council; Supervises training and schedules the work of Centers and Department staff; evaluates employees work performance; Develops new programs for participants, makes community contacts, recruits instructors, determines fees and schedules, prepares news releases; Coordinates and stimulates recreational activities; Prepares budget for programs and Center; helps monitor and control expenditures. Handles day to day operations of center;
Addresses complaints, resolves problems; Establishes and maintains relationships with community groups and citizens; Collects fees for instructors, special events and private grounds; Inspects center equipment for proper condition and safety Supervises participants utilizing recreation center; enforces centers policies and maintains order; Performs related tasks as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Comprehensive knowledge of the operation of a recreation center; thorough knowledge of games and indoor activities and related rules and regulations; thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of recreation planning, programming and operations; ability to maintain order in a public facility; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with participants, associates and the general public, ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates. Ability to use office equipment including personal computer and word-processing. Bachelors degree in recreation or related field;
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from accredited university or college with a BS/BA in recreation or related field, with 2 years experience in operating and supervising a recreation center and extension experience in Recreation Programming including some administrative experience.
Possession of a valid State of Florida Driver's license and FRPA Certified Leisure Professional is preferred.
POST-OFFER BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:
The background check process for this position may include:
Criminal Background Check
Motor Vehicles Report (MVR) Check
Drug and Alcohol Screen
Internal Number: 02074
About City of Boca Raton
The Mission of the Boca Raton Recreation Services Department is to enrich the life of each resident and to contribute to the enhancement of Boca Raton as a community by providing exceptional recreational, educational and municipal programs, facilities and sites in a fiscally responsible manner. We are dedicated to making our facilities, programs and resources relevant, attractive and affordably accessible to the development of community and human resources essentially unique to the present and future quality of life in Boca Raton.