DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: Work involves organization and administration of recreation services in a town, specifically planning, organizing, staffing and supervising major segments of recreation programs such as athletics and sports programs, summer camp programs, pre-school and after-school programs, arts programs, classes, etc. Additionally, a Recreation Supervisor oversees and manages marketing and outreach to the community relative to recreation programs and services. May be required to provide direct leadership for particular programs and activities. Work is performed under general supervision of a higher level administrator in larger recreation organizations, or of the Recreation Commission or Town Board in smaller agencies. Supervision, either direct or general, may be exercised over subordinate level personnel. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Good knowledge of recreation administration theory, principles and practices; good knowledge of activities and problems relating to community recreation programs and facilities; ability to plan, organize and properly equip recreation programs and facilities; ability to effectively use computers; ability to plan, direct and supervise the work of others; ability to communicate effectively with groups and individuals, both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective and professional working relationships with a variety of people including children and teenagers; ability to exercise professional judgment in problem-solving and evaluation.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Either
PLEASE NOTE: Your degree must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by a regional, national, or specialized agency recognized as an accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education/U.S. Secretary of Education.
3/89; 10/90; 4/96; 11/06; 5/08; 1/09