The fundamental reason this classification exists is to direct a wide variety of senior adult activities at an assigned community center. The essential functions are planning, directing, overseeing and organizing recreational activities, assisting with the general operation of the Community Center and evaluating community center programs for municipal recreation. While these programs are developed in accordance with established general principles and will normally include certain basic activities, employees exercise judgment and initiative in adapting and planning programs within this general outline to the interests and needs of senior adults. Employees in this class may oversee the activities of other employees in the recreational program assigned to his/her area. Serves as acting director in the absence of the director. Employees in this class are supervised by the Community Center Director.
High School diploma or GED equivalency, preferably supplemented by college courses in recreation or physical education. At least two years of experience working in organized senior adult recreational programs or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.
Must be able to work evenings and weekends, attend clinic and/or special events. Must be able to obtain CPR certifications through the Red Cross. Ability to work evenings and weekends in order to direct and supervise recreation activities.