Summary:Under the direction and supervision of the Parks & Recreation Director this position is responsible for planning, managing, organizing, promoting, scheduling, implementing, coordinating and supervising comprehensive recreational programs and activities for all ages in the Berthoud area. The Recreation Supervisor supervises additional full time and multiple seasonal positions to build and maintain quality recreation programming within the Town of Berthoud.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Oversees, develops, schedules, implements and supervises a comprehensive program of recreational, aquatic, athletic, events and activities for the town and surrounding areas.
Coordinates with organizations for scheduled use of related indoor and outdoor facilities.
Supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned staff and volunteers. Recruits, interviews, trains, and directs employees and volunteers to properly perform their duties. Recommends promotions, transfers, reassignments, pay increases, and disciplinary action. Conduct employee performance evaluations to identify areas for motivation and growth and to correct deficiencies.
Oversees and participates in various marketing and promotional activities for assigned recreational or community services programs; coordinates citizen input to determine the scope and type of recreational or community services programs offered; creates and disseminates flyers, brochures, posters, newsletters, website content, social media and other media resources.
Responsible for overseeing all the scheduling and maintenance of outdoor recreation facilities.
Assists in the preparation, development, and presentation of annual budget. Prepares preliminary section budget, analyzes and reviews budgetary and financial data, and monitors expenses and revenue. Prepares and maintains a variety of records, reports, contracts and files related to assigned recreation programs, activities and operations.
Participates in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies and priorities for assigned programs; recommend and administer policies and procedures.
Conduct and attend a variety of training seminars, staff meetings, coaching clinics, and community meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of recreation or community services program administration.
Participates in developing appropriate fees and charges for participation in recreation or community services programs; develops effective hours of operation and maintenance schedules.
Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment; review product specifications and contact vendors to obtain quotes; distribute supplies and equipment; assist with ordering supplies and equipment for recreation and athletic programs.
Identifies and resolves work place safety hazards. Ensures that all safety and risk management requirements are followed for employee and customer safety.
Establish team rosters, schedule leagues and tournaments, enforce rules and regulations of recreation and athletic programs.
May open and close the operations of recreation facility with the school district.
May perform emergency custodial maintenance work. Set up tables, sports equipment, chairs and bleachers for classes and programs.
May provide security for the building and grounds. In addition, makes safety checks on the facility and eliminate hazards to ensure complete safety of the patrons.
Perform related duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Any combination of education and experience may be considered for the position. A typical way to demonstrate the education and experience necessary for the position is:
Graduation from college with a bachelor’s degree in recreation administration, business administration, public administration, physical education, psychology or closely related field and at least three (3) years of increasingly responsible recreational management experience including one (1) year or supervisory responsibility.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Principles, practices, and techniques for developing, scheduling, implementing, operating, and sustaining a comprehensive recreation, sports and leisure services program
Principles and practices of data collection, analysis and report preparation for community program requirements
Prior experience using Active Network registration software for programming
Methods and techniques of maintaining buildings, grounds, recreation facilities and equipment in assigned areas
Principles and practices of community and public relations to include marketing and public speaking
Principles and practices of contract administration.
Principles and practices of facility maintenance.
Principles and practices of budget preparation and administration.
Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
Participate in the management of a municipal recreation or community services program.
Direct facility maintenance services.
Develop and administer effective recreation and community service programs to meet community needs. Oversee and coordinate the work of lower level staff.
Interpret and apply program rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff.
Participate in the development and administration of program goals, objectives and procedures.
Interpret and explain City policies and procedures in assigned program areas.
Evaluate the effectiveness of assigned programs.
Prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
Research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques.
Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Perform all the job duties in a safe manner.
Considerable knowledge of developing and administering recreation and youth city government programs; working knowledge of the rules of a variety of sports; ability to run recreation department in director’s absence.
Work under stressful situations; ability to stay calm; have excellent problem-solving skills.
Prepare and administer budget, maintain records and prepare reports.
Work evenings, night shifts, split shifts, weekends and some holidays.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, public, news media and other departments and agencies; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; ability to direct the work of others.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of basic office software. In addition, be proficient in publisher, adobe, and building effective excel spreadsheets for data review.
Certificates and Licenses:
Must possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License.
Must possess a First Aid and CPR Certification within six (6) months of employment.
Directly supervises employees in the Recreation Division. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
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 occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. Responding to telephone and in person requests from citizens and employees as well as hearing audible alarm signals. Viewing a computer screen, reading a variety of labels, documents and signage, and visually and audibly monitoring areas of use from a distance. Talking, expressing or exchanging verbally communication.
Tools & Equipment Used
Personal computer, including word processing software; calculator; copy and fax machine; phone; mobile or portable radio; automobile; various sports equipment used in recreation programs. Occasion use of field groomers, riding lawn mowers, paint sprayers, atv vehicles, and department trucks.
Fill out Town of Berthoud application and resume required
About Town of Berthoud
The Berthoud Parks and Recreation Department strives to provide high quality programs, parks and facilities for all the citizens of the Berthoud community. The Department works diligently to provide essential quality of life services and takes pride in the activities and programs offered to its customers.
The Department is comprised of 10 full-time staff members and numerous seasonal and part-time staff throughout the year. The department manages 10 parks, which includes a skate park, baseball fields, soccer field, outdoor basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, tennis courts and the town swimming pool. The department also offers a wide range of recreational activities from youth to adult sport leagues to instructional sport programs.
It is the mission of the Berthoud Parks and Recreation Department to improve the quality of life for the community through high quality programs, services and facilities.