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Director, Senior Citizen Center

Company: The Personnel Board of Jefferson County
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Job Description:

ATTENTION Merit System Employees: --Do not apply through this site.If you are a current Merit System employee, please click HERE to log intothe internal career site.Grade 18Click HERE for Salary RangesCLOSE DATE04/05/2021SUMMARY Individuals working as Director, Senior Citizen Center in the Merit System are responsible for planning and implementing recreational activities and the nutrition program for senior citizen center patrons. They plan and oversee the nutritional program, develop and monitor the departmental budget and supervise staff members to ensure a safe and operational environment. Employees in this job class also speak with the media to promote the Center's events, serve on various boards and submit reports to various entities detailing the Center's activities.TYPICAL JOB DUTIES:
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.
Plans, develops, and coordinates special activities and programs for the facility by gauging the interest of community members, working with Center staff, and identifying needs or areas of improvement for Center activities and programs. Plans, coordinates, and travels with senior citizens on special overnight and multi-day trips.
Plans, schedules, and manages the nutrition program for senior citizens and oversees its operation and maintenance.
Supervises staff by assigning and distributing work, directing staff in their job duties, monitoring progress of work, providing feedback and/or training.
Conducts various administrative responsibilities including report writing, serving on various boards, speaking with the media, monitoring general facility maintenance, and monitoring local, state, and federal guidelines as they pertain to Center activities.

Driver's License.
Experience organizing a variety of leisure, recreation, or community events/activities (e.g., organizing travel events, various classes, event planning, etc.).
Experience conducting recreation activities (e.g., teaching classes, selecting licensed instructors, organizing volunteers, etc.).
Experience making budget recommendations and monitoring financial resources.

Certified in CPR and First Aid.
Food Handlers Permit.

Adaptability & Flexibility.
Computer & Technology Operations.
Creativity & Innovation.
Customer Service.
Heavy Equipment & Vehicle Use.
Leadership & Management.
Mathematical & Statistical Skills.
Oral Communication & Comprehension.
Planning & Organizing.
Problem Solving & Decision Making.
Professionalism & Integrity.
Researching & Referencing.
Reviewing, Inspecting & Auditing.
Self-Management & Initiative.
Teamwork & Interpersonal.
Technical & Job-Specific Knowledge.
Training & Facilitation.
Written Communication & Comprehension.

Knowledge of the necessary methods and techniques of planning recreation programs and activities.
Knowledge of the Health Department food safety regulations (e.g., food temperature guidelines, food disposal, etc.).
Knowledge of community programs and resources (e.g., rehabilitation, recreational, protective, educational) and what services they offer.

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, etc.

Job involves physical exertion required for sustained periods of light physical activity such as walking or standing. May involve occasional light lifting of items or objects weighing up to 25 lbs.

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, or by accessing the "Request for Accommodation" form through the following website: 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 R0005033 About Us Welcome to JobsQuest! JobsQuest is the gateway to civil service 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 (PBJC).

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