Recreation District Manager
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NATURE OF WORK:
Performs Administrative and supervisory work overseeing multiple levels of complexes and programs within the Families, Parks, and Recreation Department. An employee assigned to this position directs, organizes, oversees, coordinates, and evaluates a variety of recreation, leisure and community services programs and events. Duties include: assisting in the development and implementation of district goals, and objectives; policies and procedures; district budget; and payroll. Selects, assigns, instructs, manages and evaluates permanent, permanent part-time, seasonal staff, and volunteers; consults and advises staff regarding the efficiency and effectiveness of programs and recommends personnel action. This employee acts as liaison between section management and complex managers. Builds community relations with the general public, and other city employees. Also conducts inspections of buildings, grounds and equipment for cleanliness and safety in accordance with City, State, and Federal health codes. This position is distinguished from a Recreation Center Manager in that the latter have section wide duties and responsibilities, and/or multiple district level management.
Bachelor's Degree in recreation, leisure services, physical education or a related field with four (4) years of professional level experience in an organized recreational setting required; six (6) months of which must have been in a management capacity required; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Must possess a valid State of Florida driver's license; certification in CPR and First Aid within first six (6) months of hire required. Must pass a criminal background check and polygraph examination. Florida Recreation and Parks Association and/or National Recreation and Parks Association professional certification desired.
VALID DRIVER LICENSE FROM ANY STATE MUST BE PRESENTED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW. VALID FLORIDA DRIVER LICENSE MUST BE PRESENTED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF HIRE.
City of Orlando Benefits
Closing Date/Time: 3/17/2023 5:00 PM Eastern