City of Fort Lauderdale, FL - Fort Lauderdale, FL

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This is professional work of average difficulty in organizing, promoting, conducting, and supervising recreational programs in a large or multi-faceted activity center.

Employees in this class are responsible for the conduct of a specific recreation activity or several closely related activities at a single facility or at a variety of facilities and localities. Employees may direct and supervise the work of subordinates and volunteers who may be assigned to assist in the instructional phase of a special activity. Direction concerning departmental policy and the allocation of monies for programming operations are received from a superior; however, an employee in this class must exercise considerable independent judgment in initiating and carrying out assignments. Work is reviewed through observation of results, reports, conferences and performance evaluations.

NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official job description.


1. Have graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in recreation, physical education, or a closely related field.

2. Possess at least two (2) years paid, full-time work experience in planning, organizing, promoting and supervising a wide variety of recreational program activities. Additional qualifying work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.

3. Possess or be able to obtain a valid State of Florida driver's license.



All applicants must complete the attached supplemental questionnaire as well as the standard employment application. The supplemental questionnaire must be submitted at time of application.

Depending on the number of applicants and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening , prior to appointment.

An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form (J-204) .

Effective July 1, 2012: The City of Fort Lauderdale now requires newly hired employees to accept payment by direct deposit. Payment by direct deposit will be a condition of employment and all new hires will be asked to designate where they would like their payroll checks to be directly deposited.

This job classification is in Management Category V for benefit purposes.

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