The City of Lake Oswego is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Recreation Supervisor II for the Cultural division within Parks and Recreation. The position provides an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual with knowledge of Parks and Recreation programming to serve in a progressive, innovative community.
The Department: The Parks & Recreation Department is comprised of six divisions: Management Services, Recreation (Cultural, Sports, Outdoor, Golf, Luscher Farm and Special Events), Tennis, Parks and the Adult Community Center. The Department is responsible for the City’s extensive parks and recreational system which includes nearly 600 acres of community and neighborhood parks, natural areas and open spaces, pathways and trails, and recreational facilities. The Department has a total of 42 full and 14.3 part time employees.
Throughout the year the Department hosts an average of 1800 recreation programs and 70 community events. The Department works closely with volunteer advisory committees in establishing priorities for the parks system and in meeting community expectations. The Cultural Division programs over 250 activities each year and numerous adult, teen and children’s classes, programs and camps, including activities for special needs participants. Over 12,000 people participate in these programs each year.
The Position: The Recreation Supervisor II is responsible for planning, organizing and supervising all cultural, outdoor and specialized recreational programs for all ages and abilities.
For a complete list of the essential duties, knowledge, skills and abilities required, and physical and mental demands please review the complete job description at www.ci.oswego.or.us.
A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills and abilities outlined above is with a Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation, Recreation Management or Leisure Services and five years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed in the job description at www.ci.oswego.or.us.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation and Benefits
•Salary: $5,695.73 - $6,922.93 per month. This position is subject to mandatory participation in electronic funds transfer (EFT) for payment of net wages (i.e., Direct Deposit or Pay Card).
•Vacation: Accrual is based upon years of service.
•Sick Leave: Accrual is 8 hours per month.
•Holidays: 10 paid holidays per year plus one Personal Day per fiscal year.
•Medical, Dental, Visions, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability: The City offers an extensive employee benefit plan that includes medical, dental and vision insurance. In addition, the City provides life insurance, and long-term disability insurance.
•PERS: The City is a member of the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System and currently contributes both the employer and employee’s portion to the system.
•Social Security: The City participates in the Social Security System.
•Deferred Compensation: The City offers voluntary Section 457 deferred compensation plans.
•Flexible Spending Accounts: A voluntary flexible spending account program is available for non-reimbursed medical expenses and/or dependent care expenses. This program allows employees to pay qualified expenses with pre-tax dollars.
•VEBA: The City has established a Voluntary Employees’ Beneficiary Association (VEBA) to be used for medical expenses pre and post retirement.
Internal Number: 2020-02-5045
About City of Lake Oswego
Located in the northwestern corner of Clackamas County on the banks of the scenic Willamette River, Lake Oswego is nestled among many of Oregon’s greatest attractions: Mt. Hood, the Oregon Coast, the Columbia Gorge and nearby vineyards, farmlands, and forests. Lake Oswego is also ideally situated close to Oregon’s major metropolitan areas – just 8 miles south of downtown Portland and about 45 minutes north of Salem, the state capitol. Although the city is primarily residential, there is some commercial development and light manufacturing. Most of the businesses are located downtown near the Willamette River on the City’s western boundary, or on the west end in the Lake Grove business district and neighborhood. Commercial properties on Kruse Way, near the interstate highway, offer some of the most sought after Class A office space in the region.Lake Oswego is considered one of the finest residential areas in Oregon. Lake Oswego offers full-service police and fire protection, a celebrated library, and parks system. It also provides planning and zoning regulation, building inspection and regulation, street maintenance and improvement, water, wastewater and surface water services. The ...schools in the city rate among the best in the state.There is a city-owned sports center on the Willamette River, two public swimming facilities on the privately-managed Oswego Lake, an 18-hole golf course, indoor tennis center, and outdoor amphitheater right along the river. These amenities, managed by the City’s Parks & Recreation Department, help promote Lake Oswego as a place to live where you play.Lake Oswego is a full-service city with a council-manager form of government. Policy authority rests with a volunteer City Council, and an appointed, professional city manager has administrative authority for day-to-day operations.
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