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Hillsborough County Government

Recreation Program Supervisor (#RCPGSVGENM) GENM
$17.23-$27.35 Hourly / $2,986.53-$4,740.67 Monthly / $35,838.40-$56,888.00 Yearly


Manages a comprehensive facility based recreation program or a major county-wide recreation program.


Graduation from an accredited four year degree granting college or university with a major in Recreation, Physical Education, or other recreational field; and

Two years of experience managing or assisting in the management of a recreational facility.


Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below; and
Possession of a First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification with Practical Application; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, procedures and practices of administering a comprehensive public recreation program.
  • Considerable knowledge of the theory and philosophy of recreation and/or group work and its application to individual and group behavior.
  • Working knowledge of county and department policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Working knowledg e of recreational programs, individual and team sports including rules, strategy and equipment use.
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, maximize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to identify problems and provide viable solutions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to operate and maintain a recreational center without close or continuous supervision.
  • Ability to schedule, coordinate and conduct training activities.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain accurate records, reports and documents.
  • Ability to work non-standard hours and/or days.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

  • Plans, initiates, organizes and directs an extensive and diversified recreation program suited to the needs of participants and potential participants.
  • Oversees assigned recreation facilities that are not staffed.
  • Supervises, trains, schedules, assigns duties and evaluates the performance of assigned personnel which includes professionals, nonprofessionals, volunteers and all subordinate staff.
  • Relates and enforces the policies, procedures and regulations of the County and department.
  • Oversees the maintenance , safety and security of the center, reports deficiencies in a timely manner and verifies results.
  • Compiles, maintains and submits accurate and timely financial, personnel, inventory, accident, program and other records, documents and reports according to County and department policies and procedures.
  • Participates in department budget-making processes and prepares the annual work program.
  • Consults with citizen leadership and staff in order to recommend and justify operational and budgetary improvement for the center.
  • Studies and evaluates effectiveness of program, participants, attendance, and personnel; identifies problems and needs and takes appropriate corrective action and/or makes necessary recommendations.
  • Promotes, organizes and stimulates effective relationships with area community, activity groups, and other agencies/organizations by determining needs, interests and appropriate program improvements.
  • Communicates departmental programs and philosophy to groups and individuals, both orally and in writing, through personal interaction, community resources, committees, key citizens, staff and volunteers.
  • Coordinates center services and the scheduling and uses of center facilities with overall department and community programs.
  • Oversees the collection of and accounting for all fees/funds, charges and disbursements
  • Publicizes department activities, events and services through appropriate media in accordance with policy and supervisor approval.
  • Assumes duties of higher level supervisor in their absence.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


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CLASS: RCPGSVGENM; EST: 7/22/2011 7:54:00 AM; REV: 4/24/2012;