The City of Capitola is recruiting for a Recreation Supervisor. The Recreation Supervisor position works out of the City of Capitola Community Center at Jade Street park and manages the City’s recreation program.
The Recreation Supervisor position has not been vacant in a number of years and City administration is currently reviewing the scope and duties of the position. The current job description may change.
In addition to the Recreation duties described below, we are looking for someone that may have experience in other areas of recreation and culture, such as public art, public visual and performing art events, as well as cultural opportunities
Plans, organizes, coordinates and supervises a community recreation program for seniors, adults, and/or youth, including cultural arts, physical activities, special interest classes and summer programs.
Works under the general supervision of the City Manager.
Supervises recreation specialists, part time recreation staff, special interest instructors, seasonal employees, and volunteers, as assigned.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Manages and supervises assigned operations to achieve goals within available resources; plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments; trains, motivates and evaluates assigned staff; reviews progress and directs changes as needed.
Provides leadership and direction in the development of short and long-range plans; gathers, interprets, and prepares data for studies, reports and recommendations; coordinates department activities with other departments and agencies as needed.
Provides professional advice to supervisors; makes presentations to supervisors, boards, commissions, civic groups and the general public.
Communicates official plans, policies and procedures to staff and the general public.
Assures that assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget; performs cost control activities; monitors revenues and expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control; prepares annual budget requests; assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow; studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of operations.
Performs or assists subordinates in performing duties; adjusts errors and complaints.
Issues written and oral instructions; assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
Coordinates recreation staff in the development and implementation of community recreation programs.
Supervises classes, workshops and activities for persons engaged in recreation programs and cosponsored programs.
Selects, plans and implements cultural arts, physical activities and special interest activities.
Prepares for publication a variety of brochures, calendars, letters, posters, news releases, flyers, and related communications regarding recreation programs.
Coordinates, schedules and maintains related records and statistics for programs and personnel at the Recreation Center.
Assists in the scheduling of activities at the Community Center.
Promotes interest and provides information regarding recreation programs to school officials, other recreation officials, community service groups, other City departments, and the general public