Recreation Program Supervisor

Muscatine, Iowa
Parks and Recreation
Muscatine, IA
66,818.00 Annual
56,386.00  Annual

This is an opportunity to provide recreation programming services to a vibrant community steeped in history. Located along the Mississippi River, Muscatine has a unique location and strong, varied economic base, with a local government committed to continually improving the quality of life for its citizens. As the Program Supervisor, the right candidate will have the opportunity to create and provide recreational opportunities across all sections of the community. The City of Muscatine prides itself on a positive and supportive organizational culture and teamwork.

The City offer competitive benefits including IPERS, health and dental insurance, paid time off, holiday pay, auto allowance, and phone stipend.

This position performs supervisory work in the planning, programming & budgeting of various parks & recreation activities to include community leisure & aquatic programming, various special events & the direction of associated staff.  Assigns, schedules & directs the work of subordinate personnel engaged in seasonal recreation & aquatic programming.  Assists in various recreation & aquatic activities for the department.  Compiles & maintains required reports of departmental programs, activities, services & properties for approval.  Assists in the preparation of budgets & supporting materials including financial evaluation of operative costs.  Assists in planning, public relations, & promotion of department activities.  Performs personnel functions, including recruitment, selection, supervision, performance evaluation, & training of seasonal personnel.

Qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in Parks & Recreation Administration or related field or any equivalent combination of training & experience that provides comparable knowledge, abilities & skills;  Possession of a current driver's license & insurable with the City's insurance carrier, & maintain such throughout employment;  Knowledge of the practical application of methods, materials, & practices used in comprehensive community recreation programming;  Knowledge in the operation of municipal recreation & aquatic facilities;  Knowledge of philosophy of Parks & Recreation Administration, procedures, & methods;  Ability to recruit, place, supervise, evaluate & train seasonal staff effectively;  Skill in preparing & maintaining clear, accurate reports & records as required with job responsibility for operational analysis & budget preparation purposes;  Skill in communicating clearly & effectively both orally & in writing;  Ability to establish & maintain effective working relationships with other staff members, subordinates, City officials, & the general public;  CPO and lifeguard certification required within 6 months of employment. Must reside within 30 air miles of City limits.  Must pass physical & drug screen post job offer.