City of Tampa

Parks & Recreation Site Supervisor I (#116100) S09

$26.54-$39.74 Hourly / $4,600.27-$6,888.27 Monthly / $55,203.20-$82,659.20 Yearly


This is supervisory and administrative work managing a community center and adjoining park amenities and/or managing a group of parks or a medium major park.

Nature Of Work

Under direction, an employee in this class is responsible for the efficient supervision, operation, programming and maintenance of a Community Center and adjoining park amenities and/or park or group of parks. Work is of more than average difficulty and requires considerable initiative and independent judgment, tact, and courtesy. Work entails extensive contact with the public and community organizations. This position requires knowledge of community needs and how to service those needs efficiently and effectively, and the ability to establish strong relationships. Employees are required to work flexible hours. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a Team Supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and results achieved.

Examples of Duties

Plans, organizes, coordinates, and supervises programming, custodial and grounds maintenance activities for a Community Center and adjoining park amenities and/or park or group of parks.

Assigns, schedules, trains, supervises, and review the work of subordinates; completes performance evaluations; administers discipline; recommends hiring, promotions, and transfers; responds to grievances; interprets rules, regulation, policies and procedures for staff; plans and conducts staff meetings.

Ensures compliance with applicable safety, maintenance and programming practices and standards.

Collects, tracks, and deposits fees; manages attendance and financial records.

Coordinates the provision of resources including supplies, tools and equipment.

Solicits active interest, participation and the support of neighborhood and community groups.

Organizes, promotes, and evaluates programs, classes, and special events designed to meet community needs.

Creates and promotes a team atmosphere within the department.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Considerable knowledge of: appropriate practices, methods, and techniques of parks and recreation maintenance and programming.

Working knowledge of: proper cash management practices.

Ability to: prepare and interpret written reports and impart them effectively; maintain proper records; implement appropriate practices, methods, and techniques of parks and recreation maintenance and programming; coordinate with public and private groups to develop partnerships; plan, assign, coordinate, supervise, and review the work of subordinate personnel; establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinate personnel, peers, representatives of other city departments, and the public.

Skill in: verbal and written communications.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school with two (2) years of college coursework in parks and recreation administration or a related field and five (5) years of experience in conducting parks and recreation activities; or graduation from high school and seven (7) years of experience in conducting parks and recreation activities; including two (2) years as a lead worker.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license required.

Possession of First Aid, CPR and Certified Parks and Recreation Professional certifications are desirable.


During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.

CLASS: 116100; EST: 8/13/2013; REV: 2/13/2018;