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Recreation Program Supervisor - AquaticsCITY OF IOWA CITY - Job Description Job Class #14-02 FLSA Exempt Civil Service Identification Position Title: Recreation Program Supervisor - Aquatics Department: Parks & Recreation Division: Recreation Supervisor: Recreation Superintendent Job Summary Under general direction, performs professional duties which involve planning, managing, supervising and promoting a broad range of aquatic recreation programs, services and facilities for the general public. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Establishes Recreation program and special event content for all ages in aquatics, youth-at-risk activities and special events. Recommends and implements policies and establishes processes, goals and objectives. Interprets and enforces department rules and regulations for staff and public. Coordinates recreation activities and services. Recruits, selects, trains and supervises hourly aquatic staff, volunteers and interns. Schedules work activities and approves hire forms and time records. Evaluates work performance and administers disciplinary actions for hourly staff. Conducts staff meetings and in-service development with subordinates. Orders needed recreational supplies and equipment. Stores and maintains inventory. Responds to inquiries and special requests from public or other City employees regarding recreation programs and activities within program area. Resolves complaints within a timely manner. Prepares and monitors program area budget. Oversees purchase of equipment and supplies for program area. Stores and maintains inventory. Job Class #14-02 Recreation Page 2 Updated 03/15/2019 Recommends fees and charges and monitors revenue income for program area. Administers health, safety and sanitation policies relating to recreation program area. Interacts and serves as liaison to community organizations, agencies, affiliate groups and special interest groups. Develops and delivers public presentations regarding recreation services and programs to various community groups. Attends selected meetings of the Parks & Recreation Commission to give oral reports. Prepares and maintains past and current activity records, performance evaluations, statistical program reports and other various reports. Utilizes computers in the completion of duties. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs all other related duties as assigned. Physical and Environmental Conditions The physical demands and work environment conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job and are encountered while performing those essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and depth perception. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; and communicable disease. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Minimum Education, Experience and Certification Bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation, recreation administration, leisure studies or related field from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body required. Two years of experience in recreation supervision required. American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and Job Class #14-02 Recreation Page 3 Updated 03/15/2019 CPR/First Aid Certification required. Parks and Recreation Professional Certification required within one year of hire. American Red Cross Professional Rescuer CPR/AED Instructor required within six months of hire. Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification required within six months of hire. American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) certification required within one year of hire. Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass a criminal background check. Preferred Education, Experience and Certification Four years of experience in recreation supervision preferred. Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of the principles, rules, materials, equipment of sports and recreational activities. Knowledge of community organizations and resources. Skills in the techniques of supervision to plan, assign, coordinate, direct, and monitor recreational prog rams. Skills in facility and personnel management. Ability to supervise large numbers of employees working at multiple sites. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to read and interpret reports and journals. Ability to prepare written materials including records, reports and promotional materials. Ability to operate computer and other office and recreation equipment. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.