Performs executive level managerial/administrative duties within a specified division of the department with responsibility for planning, budgeting, coordinating and controlling personnel, materials and physical resources to achieve operational and organization objectives.
Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
Administers and manages operations of a comprehensive recreation program.
Formulates and establishes administrative policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure operations efficiency and effective administration within a division.
Recommends, plans and assists in the development of short and long-range goals and objectives, supports strategic plans, and promotes the direction for division.
Evaluates and participates in the development of a comprehensive budget plan to meet current and projected needs of assigned area.
Analyzes data to determine program/personnel effectiveness and implements program/ personnel adjustments; reviews and acts on management, administrative and operational problems; ensures compliance with program requirements.
Manages annual budget and performs cost and productivity analyses to ensure tight fiscal control through realistic budget management practices.
Determines funding requirements, makes recommendations, prepares budget documents, monitors status of allocated funds, revenue collections and controls expenses.
Compiles, computes, reports and maintains participation and facility usage statistics, other statistical data, prepares financial and other reports, documents and records.
Oversees recruitment, training, supervision and evaluation of staff, volunteers and instructors by providing quality leadership. Promotes outstanding customer service for all employees.
Oversees employer/employee functions such as employee evaluations, progressive discipline, adverse actions issues, accident/injury reviews, etc.
Researches recreation trends, associated costs, new philosophies, recreational opportunities, programs and specialized activities and equipment.
Maintains contact and interaction with other districts and government agencies to maintain freshness within administered programs.
Manages capital asset inventory records within a division.
Manages facility use agreements and specialized use.
Participates in, coordinates and promotes the development and preparation of marketing plans that includes goals, objectives, strategies, execution and measurement for facilities and programs. Includes all phases of implementing public information, media and advertising campaigns, marketing programs and public outreach surveys.
Responds to and resolves sensitive and complex public inquiries and complaints along with requests for information.
Establishes and maintains a collaborative working relationship with representatives of community organizations, state and local agencies, associations and other user groups and individuals. Serves on various community and professional committees and boards.
Represents the department/division by attending meetings, functions, community and other events.
Advances own professional knowledge, skills and development thereby identifying and expanding recreational opportunities, public information and staff professionalism.
Assumes authority of and acts on behalf of a more senior official.
Performs other related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Extensive knowledge of current administrative/management practices and methods used in the administration of public recreation programs and personnel.
Extensive knowledge of the fiduciary responsibilities of public funds.
Considerable knowledge of budget preparation, tracking, forecast and control of expenditures, and purchasing.
Considerable knowledge of trends and practices in various marketing methods to include, internet, web site, social and media.
Considerable knowledge of the principles and methods of effective supervision and evaluation to ensure accountability.
Skill in team building and leadership methods.
Proven skill in various written and oral communications methods to initiate, promote and maintain positive internal and external public relations.
Ability to ascertain and utilize the knowledge and skills of professional, technical and volunteer personnel.
Ability to identify problems and core issues, review and implement viable resolutions.
Ability to electronically create, analyze and maintain information, statistics, reports, spreadsheets, letters, presentations, data bases, etc.
Ability to develop and implement new strategies and procedures to maximize employee and program efficiency.
Ability to use considerable initiative, think independently and exercise sound judgment.
Ability to work non-standard hours and days.
Note: Minimum Qualifications MUST be attained before the recruitment ending date.
Bachelor's degree with a major in, Recreation Administration, Physical Education, Public Administration or other related field; and
Five years of experience involved in upper level recreation management/administration; two of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; and
Possession of a First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification; and
Possession of a valid Driver License.
A Master’s Degree with a major in Recreation Management, Recreation Administration, Physical Education, Public Administration or other related field; and
Four years experience involved in upper level recreation management/administration; two of which must have been in a supervisory capacity; and
Possession of a First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification; and Possession of a valid Driver's License.
NOTE : ALL candidates must submit copies of any college diplomas, licenses or certificates with their application in order to be considered for this recruitment.
VETERANS' PREFERENCE : Preference will ONLY be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation to support entitlement (DD-214) to preference MUST be provided at the time of application.
NOTE : Employees are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters affecting the County. They are required to work in their normal job duties or other activities within their skills and capabilities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with existing rules and procedures.
EXAMINATION : Applicants will be competitively rated on the basis of their training and experience.
The Hillsborough County Civil Service Board is conducting this recruitment on behalf of the Agency named at the top of this job bulletin.
Applications will be accepted and reviewed by Civil Service Board staff and a determination will be made regarding qualification status.
An email will be sent to you from the Civil Service Board indicating your application status.
Applications considered minimally qualified will be forwarded to the Agency named at the top of this job bulletin.
No further contact regarding this recruitment will come from the Civil Service Board Office.
Decisions regarding interview selection and appointment, as well as notifying applicants regarding their final status, are the responsibility of the Agency named at the top of this job bulletin.
A N E Q U A L O P P O R T U N I T Y E M P L O Y E R
Note: Candidates for this unclassified recruitment are required to complete an online employment application and supplemental questionnaire. At the end of the supplemental questionnaire, space will be provided to include your resume.