Aquatics, Arts & Cultural Resources, Recreation, Recreation Programming
4 Year Degree
Under the administrative direction of the City Manager, performs responsible professional and administrative work in managing the Cultural Affairs and Recreational Services Department. Develops and directs cultural affairs, recreation and athletic programs, City-wide public relations and promotions, oversees operation of three (3) municipal golf courses, and the Recreation and Parks area Facilities, and coordinates special events involving cultural entertainment and programs. The employee supervises subordinate personnel. Work involves the exercise of considerable independent judgment, and is reviewed through conferences and written reports for adherence to adopted policies.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Establishes and maintains cultural programming through regular performances and special events; oversees contract compliance and operations of City’s three (3) municipal golf courses.
Plans, directs, and supervises the activities of the municipal recreation program and parks facilities; develops and implements departmental operating policies and procedures; establishes program goals and objectives, develops strategies and evaluates operational effectiveness.
Prepares and administers departmental budget, controls expenditures in accordance with budget appropriations; evaluates needs and recommends staffing levels, materials, equipment, and capital improvements.
Surveys all program development through community and staff input; confers with appropriate individuals concerning facility and program scheduling; schedules all long range and immediate plans for expansion; serves as liaison with public; establishes and works with special event committees to coordinate community events.
Prepares publicity on City-wide events and activities; attends community meetings and coordinates with the public in providing programs to meet the needs of citizens.
Supervises the maintenance of systematic, accurate and complete records of the department's activities and services, personnel and property; reviews and verifies requisitions and work orders; prepares departmental payroll.
Plans, assigns, supervise, and evaluates the work of staff; oversees the hiring of new employees.
Establishes and maintains cooperative planning and working relationships with national, state, city officials and other local community agencies.
Reviews, inspects, and researches equipment for departmental and program operations; inspects facilities.
Oversees the City’s grant administration for the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Arts.
Prepares agenda items for meetings including community meetings, City Commission pre-meetings and meetings, and meetings with the City Manager.
Serves as a member of the City Manager's Executive Management Team; reviewing and/or providing input and recommendations for collective bargaining proposals.
Effectively and positively represents the City in delivering and performing work with colleagues and clients, irrespective of gender, race, religion, age, disability, political affiliation or belief, or sexual orientation.
Establish and maintain effective and professional relationships with work colleagues, supervisors and managers.
Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Marketing, Public Administration or related field from an accredited college or university; a Master’s Degree or additional graduate level courses in public administration or related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in developing and implementing community wide leisure service programs, two (2) years of which must have been at the supervisory level.
Additional education and experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted for the above requirements.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Certified Parks and Recreation Professional
Internal Number: 2019-075
About City of Hollywood
The City of Hollywood, Florida, a multi-cultural, oceanfront municipality between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale, with a population of 147,000. The City of Hollywood employs approximately 1400 people both full and part-time. The City is currently undergoing revitalization and redevelopment spurred by two Community Redevelopment districts and a healthy real estate market.
City residents enjoy quality municipal services including a Class 1 Fire Rescue (and Beach Safety) Department, a fully accredited Police Department, and a Nationally Accredited Parks and Recreation department.