Recreation Center Director
Company: The Personnel Board of Jefferson County
Posted on: February 25, 2021
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RangesCLOSE DATE03/05/2021SUMMARY Individuals working as Recreation
Center Directors in the Merit System are responsible for
overseeing, planning and implementing recreational programs and
managing recreational facilities. Such individuals establish
policies, procedures and guidelines for athletic programs, leagues
and special events. They prepare and monitor the departmental
budget, oversee and manage the maintenance activities and inventory
for city-wide parks and recreational facilities, and direct
subordinate staff in their job duties, providing feedback and
training to improve their job performance. Employees in this job
class also spend time communicating and interacting with the
public, City Officials and the media to gather feedback and promote
Parks and Recreation activities and special events.TYPICAL JOB
- Plans, schedules, implements and oversees all Recreation Center
events, athletic activities, leagues, programs, and special
- Oversees the day-to-day operations and management of multiple
recreation centers throughout the jurisdiction.
- Develops, oversees, and implements policies, procedures and
guidelines for recreation and athletic activities, leagues,
programs and special events.
- Supervises staff by assigning and distributing work, directing
staff in their job duties, monitoring progress of work, providing
feedback and/or training.
- Communicates and interacts with various groups of people (e.g.,
public, recreation center patrons, City Officials, media outlets,
etc.) to inform and promote Parks and Recreation activities and
special events and to answer questions, handle concerns, and gather
- Prepares, monitors, and administers departmental or
organizational budget by reviewing spending trends, expenditure
reports, analyzing financial data and ensuring expenditures are
within annual budgetary limits.
- Acts as class instructor and game official for various
recreation center programs, activities and classes.
- Oversees and manages the upkeep and maintenance activities and
inventory of city-wide parks and other recreational facilities to
ensure a safe and operational working environment.The following
Minimum Qualifications are required for this job. You must
demonstrate possession of these qualifications by providing a
detailed description of your related work history. Please note that
restating or replicating these Minimum Qualifications or the
information from the Personnel Voard's job description as your own
work experience will result in your disqualification. Please
describe your work experience in your own words to represent the
work you have performed that is related to the minimum
qualifications for this job.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- Driver's license.
- Experience instructing/training individuals or groups.
- Experience planning and organizing sports leagues, youth
leagues, athletic programs, or recreation activities.
- Experience assisting with facility operations (e.g., inspecting
grounds, reporting maintenance issues, performing minor repairs,
- Experience reviewing other's performance and delegating and
assigning tasks in a work setting.
- Adaptability & Flexibility.
- Heavy Equipment & Vehicle Use.
- Leadership & Management.
- Mathematical & Statistical Skills.
- Oral Communication & Comprehension.
- Planning & Organizing.
- Problem Solving & Decision Making.
- Professionalism & Integrity.
- Reviewing, Inspecting & Auditing.
- Self-Management & Initiative.
- Teamwork & Interpersonal.
- Technical and Job-Specific Knowledge.
- Training & Facilitation.
- Written Communication & Comprehension.
Knowledge of the necessary methods and techniques of planning
recreation programs and activities.
Knowledge of various sports, games, and recreational activities
suitable for individuals within various age groups.
Knowledge of techniques involved in gathering, compiling, reporting
information about programs, projects, policies and outcomes.
Knowledge of park and grounds construction and maintenance.
Work is performed primarily in employer-owned facilities such as
community civic centers, recreation centers, etc. Work involves use
of standard office equipment, such as computer, phone, copier,
Job involves significant and concerted physical exertion required
for regular prolonged periods of walking, running, stooping,
kneeling, crouching, etc.
DISCLAIMER: This job description is not meant to be an
all-inclusive list of the job duties, responsibilities, or skills
and abilities required to do the job and may be changed at the
discretion of the Personnel Board at any time.SPECIAL
ACCOMMODATIONSPersons requiring special conditions to accommodate a
disability when completing the application should contact the
Personnel Board at 205-279-3500 before the announcement closing
date. Qualified applicants who believe they will need reasonable
accommodation in the examination process should complete and submit
an Accommodation Request Form. You may obtain an Accommodation
Request Form by contacting our ADA Ombudsperson at ADAO@pbjcal.org,
or by accessing the "Request for Accommodation" form through the
following website: http://www.pbjcal.org/ AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
EMPLOYERThe Personnel Board of Jefferson County (Personnel Board)
provides a public personnel system based on merit principles. The
Personnel Board strives for the constant improvement of the public
service by employing and developing the best qualified persons
available. The Personnel Board provides equal employment
opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment
without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, political
beliefs, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, or genetics. This
policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including
recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff,
recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Employment decisions are made by the Merit System municipality or
governmental agency in which the position exists. Each Merit System
municipality, agency, or jurisdiction administers its own equal
employment opportunity programs in compliance with applicable state
and/or federal laws and regulations. Full time R0004875 About Us
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employment in the Merit System of Jefferson County, Alabama. The
Merit System is comprised of approximately 8,000 employees in over
800 different kinds of jobs throughout 18 cities and five
county-wide agencies within Jefferson County. JobsQuest is
administered by The Personnel Board of Jefferson County
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