Under general direction, is responsible for managing the daily operations and activities of the Recreation Division in the Parks and Recreation Department. Responsibilities may include the maintenance and operation of recreation centers and facilities throughout the City dependent on area of assignment. Exercises direct and functional supervision over assigned staff.
This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Directs staff in the development and implementation of programs and services as well as monitors administration and operation of programs and services; evaluates program and services.
Meets the department and City goals for management of parks and facilities.
Supervises, trains and evaluates assigned staff.
Develops and monitors division budget.
May provide input on related construction projects.
Establishes short and long-range departmental priorities, goals and objectives.
May assist in preparation of grant applications and the acquisition of alternative funding sources.
Serves as liaison to the community, neighborhood organizations, public and/or private agencies to include responding to citizen inquiries and complaints.
Oversees independent studies and statistical analysis on park facility and program developments.
Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
Seven (7) years management experience.
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university.
Valid Driver's License.
Experience with planning and implementing recreational programs for youth, adults, and seniors.
Experience in creating high level reports.
Experience in creating and making presentations to various audience levels from general public to high level executives.
Experience in evaluating programs using performance measures and making adjustments to programs as needed.
Experience managing section budgets for revenue and expenses to include regular updates and forecasting.
Experience in managing recreation staff including hiring, coaching, recognizing, disciplining, and terminating.
Experience overseeing maintenance projects for recreational facilities with project schedules and follow-up to ensure projects don't interfere with programs and events.
Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Knowledge of SAP.
Cash Handling Experience.
Excellent Customer Service.
About City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation
The San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department operates the City's recreational and cultural programs and maintains more than 250 City-owned parks including swimming pools, gymnasiums, historic cemeteries, sports facilities, and recreation centers. The department is responsible for the maintenance of over 15,000 acres of park land, including more than 180 miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. The mission of the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department is to provide exceptional parks, facilities, programs and services to improve the quality of life for all.
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