Under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation, the Recreation Services Manager oversees and manages the planning, development, organizing and scheduling of City recreational programs, activities and facilities. Analyzes staffing, operational, and programmatic needs as well as preparing cost analysis for use of existing facilities and programs to maximize their revenue potential and/or benefit to the community.
Directs and supervises staff to include prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, ensuring staff is trained and policies and procedures are being followed to ensure a healthy and safe working environment. Makes hiring, termination, and disciplinary decisions or recommendations.
Oversees hiring and staffing needs to ensure the Recreation Services Division is properly staffed with qualified candidates.
Manages revenue collections and expenditures to achieve 100% cost recovery for the Frisco Athletic Center.
Develops annual operating/capital budgets and monthly measuring programs.
Develops an organized and structured program to provide for the fitness, aquatic, and recreational needs of Frisco residents.
Recommends and administers all operational policies and procedures and detailed emergency action plans for the effective operation of facilities.
Maintains standards of safety and sanitation in compliance with all federal, state and local regulations, policies and guidelines for the operation of a public fitness, aquatic and recreational facility.
Develops and presents reports to various audiences, including the City Council, Parks & Recreation Board, and the Community Development Corporation, and other meetings.
Responds to and resolves customer complaints, questions and suggestions related to the Recreation Services Division facilities, programs, activities, and services.
Other Important Duties:
Researches and applies for supplemental funding from the community and other entities, as appropriate.
Promotes Recreation Services Division, programs, activities and events through various mediums.
Travels to recreational programs, activities, and to attend meetings, conferences and training.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of fitness, aquatic and recreational program planning, operations, development, implementation, and evaluation.
Knowledge of general Construction Project processes and ability to work with assigned Project Manager on the design and construction phases.
Knowledge of supplemental funding research and application techniques.
Knowledge of Recreation Management Software.
Knowledge of City policies and procedures.
Skill in public relations to solicit volunteer support, suggestions, and supplemental funding for division programs and activities.
Skill in effective oral and written communications.
Skill in planning and implementing divisional procedures and objectives.
Skill in effectively supervising and delegating duties to assigned staff.
Skill in resolving customer complaints and concerns.
Preferred Education, Experience, and Certifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Business, Education, Public Administration or related field, and five (5) years recreational facility, program development and administrative experience, two (2) years of which is in a managerial or supervisory role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must possess Certified Parks & Recreation Professional certification, Certified Pool Operator or Aquatic Facility Operator certification, and current CPR and First Aid Certifications, or obtain within 6 months of employment.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical agility test, and criminal background check.
May be required to possess a valid State of Texas Driver's License.
About City of Frisco
Frisco, Texas is located in Denton and Collin Counties, approximately 25 minutes north of Dallas and the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Frisco is known for business with new corporations calling Frisco home each day.One of the fastest growing communities in Texas, Frisco’s population has grown 247 percent from 2000 to 2009, making it the fastest growing city in America for the decade. The most recent U.S. Census Bureau data shows Frisco is currently the 12th fastest growing city in the nation.Supported by strong infrastructure, exceptional leadership and quality commercial developments, Frisco has been recognized by Money Magazine as one of the top 100 places to live in the United States. This infrastructure supports an exceptional community and an extraordinary quality of life. Offering a strong economy through diversification, corporate vitality and quality of life, Frisco is proud to be known as a city with progress in motion.Frisco, Texas is a city surpassing 150,000 residents, and thanks to affordable housing and a healthy local economy, Frisco was named one of the top places to relocate by Forbes.com in 2009. The Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area is rich in higher learni...ng opportunities. DFW enrollment in both public and private four-year institutions is over 125,000. The DFW area is home to five community college districts, several of which offer multiple campuses, enrolling just under 135,000 students. Frisco is home to the Collin College Preston Ridge campus