City of Tampa

Parks & Recreation Team Supervisor II (#116400) S16

$33.18-$49.75 Hourly / $5,751.20-$8,623.33 Monthly / $69,014.40-$103,480.00 Yearly


This is responsible supervisory and administrative work involving managing a medium to large group of parks.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for performing diverse supervisory and administrative tasks in directing the overall parks and recreation program for a small to medium group of neighborhood, conservation, urban relief and/or major parks and related programming and/or facilities. Work is of considerable difficulty and involves planning, organizing, scheduling, and coordinating activities, programs and maintenance for recreation complexes, community centers, playgrounds, and parks within assigned area. Under general direction of an area manager, employees are required to exercise considerable initiative and independent judgment in coordinating with subordinates to develop and execute varied programs for youth and adults. Employees evaluate personnel, equipment, material, and maintenance requirements and coordinate the recruitment and procurement of resources as needed and approved. Employees must be able to develop community interest and participation in scheduled activities and maintain an awareness of community needs and desires when engaged in developing activities. Employees perform such supervisory and administrative tasks as preparing performance evaluations, training subordinates, administering discipline, submitting work orders, and maintaining payroll, personnel, purchasing, budget, maintenance, and inventory records. Employees are required to work flexible hours. Work is reviewed through observation, conferences, reports submitted, and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Plans, organizes, schedules, directs, and coordinates programming, operation and maintenance of all facilities within the assigned area; ensures compliance with applicable safety, maintenance and programming practices and standards; directs/oversees the planning and organization of major and minor sports, social programs, classes, and special events designed to meet community needs.

Solicits active interest, participation and support of neighborhood and community groups; promotes and publicizes programs; interprets and enforces department rules, regulations, policies, and procedures; teaches first aid; reviews club fund accounts; participates in compiling manuals for various programs; plans and conducts periodic staff meetings; coordinates the recruitment of various short-term and intermittent assistants and instructors for activities; evaluates the effectiveness of programs and activities; works closely with other city departments.

Maintains payroll, personnel and inventory records; assigns work or submits work orders to assure proper maintenance of facilities and equipment; coordinates the provision of resources including supplies, tools and equipment; prepares budget request for assigned area and recommends capital equipment purchases and capital improvement projects; prepares reports and statistical studies; makes inspection tours of facilities to determine adequacy and maintenance requirements.

Plans, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of subordinate supervisory and operations staff; recommends employment, promotion, discipline, demotion, and dismissal of subordinate employees as necessary; responds to employee grievances; completes performance evaluations; responds to requests for leave; ensures that subordinate employees receive appropriate orientation and training; plans and conducts staff meetings.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Extensive knowledge of: theory, principles, practices, and techniques of parks and recreation programming and maintenance.

Considerable knowledge of: the wide variety of recreational interests in the community; public relations and public recreation policies, procedures and methods; facilities and equipment needed in a parks and recreation programs including maintenance requirements.

Working knowledge: effective supervisory techniques; office management, records keeping and report writing; first aid and CPR.

Ability to: coordinate a parks and recreation program for all ages and interests; supervise, assign and review the work of others; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, civic groups and the general public; operate and instruct others in the operation of equipment; maintain records; prepare and interpret written reports and impart them effectively; perform activities requiring light to moderate physical exertion; operate a light motor vehicle if required.

Skill in: operation and maintenance of parks and recreational facilities and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in parks and recreation administration or a related field and five (5) years of experience in the conduct and administration of parks and recreation activities; or graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate's degree in parks and recreation administration or a related field and seven (7) years of experience in the conduct and administration of parks and recreation activities; including three (3) years in a supervisory capacity.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver's license required.

First Aid, CPR and CPRP certification 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: 116400; EST: 8/13/2013; REV: 2/13/2018;