This is a supervisory and administrative work managing the Police Athletic League community/childcare center and adjoining park amenities.
Nature Of Work
Under the direction, an employee in this class is responsible for the efficient supervision, operation, programming and maintenance of the Police Athletic League community and childcare center. 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 Police Sergeant and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and results achieved.
Examples of Duties
Plans, organizes, coordinates, and supervises programming, custodial and grounds maintenance activities for the Police Athletic League community/childcare center and adjoining park amenities.
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.
Graduation from high school and 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.
Evaluation of education and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.
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