Full Time Aquatics Recreation Program Supervisor in Eugene at Library, Recreation & Cultural Services

Aquatics Recreation Program Supervisor

Library, Recreation & Cultural Services

Location: Eugene
Industry: Government, Jobs
Type: Full Time

The City of Eugene Aquatics Team is seeking a Recreation Program Supervisor. This is a key leadership position on a motivated and engaged team focused on providing a clean, safe, fun environment and excellent program opportunities to enhance the heath, well-being and quality of life for persons of all ages in the community.

This position supervises daily operations of all Aquatics programs offered by the Recreation division; responsible for development, implementation and evaluation of the services, programs and activities in specific program area and oversees the work of assigned staff; provides responsible budget monitoring; provides facility maintenance coordination assistance for assigned area and assists management with long-term goal development. Additionally this position will be responsible to be actively involved in outreach to the City, Division and Community to further the goals of the Aquatics Section, LRCS and the City of Eugene.

Department/Division: Library, Recreation and Cultural Services / Recreation

The City of Eugene Recreation Division consists of six full time community centers and three aquatics facilities. The extensive diversity of programming includes Youth and Family services, Aquatics, Athletics, Adaptive Recreation, Outdoor Recreation, and Senior services.

Application Guidelines:


Work Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours/week. Schedule may include weekends and evenings as dictated by the recreation schedule.

Work Location: Echo Hollow and Sheldon Pool

Accepting On-Line Applications Only

Application Deadline: 5 pm Friday, January 19, 2018

Must pass criminal history check

Examples of Duties Performed – Duties may include but are not limited to the following

Develops, organizes, implements, supervises and evaluates a variety of program activities and services in the assigned area; implements program guidelines and procedures; supervises scheduled activities and programs.

Plans, prioritizes, coordinates, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of regular and temporary employees, volunteers, interns, and work study students.

Responsible for the daily operation of the facility; assigns staff schedules and signs staff timesheets; and reviews and approves schedule changes and time off requests.

Monitors and evaluates the quality, responsiveness, efficiency and effectiveness of assigned city recreation programs, service delivery methods and procedures; works with staff on continuous improvement of assigned program; researches new developments in the assigned program area; and participates in community group meetings, community partnership development, and make public presentations as requested.

Provides maintenance coordination assistance for facility; including work order submissions, facility project coordination, potential need for capital improvements and acts as primary contact for all site security and closure issues related to the facility

Reviews rental agreements and community partner applications; and assigns staff to assist with contract administration.

Prepares and manages the general fund budget for the assigned facility; monitors and oversees attendance and registration data; prepares quarterly budget projections and works with peers and the Section Manager in balancing the Section Budget.

Works with the Recreation/Cultural Services Marketing team to market and promote services to the public.

Is responsible for additional marketing or public information that falls outside the scope of the marketing team.

Ensures the safety of patrons and the public; assigns staff to perform equipment and vehicle maintenance and safety inspections; and creates and submits quarterly safety report for management.

Monitors and maintains accurate records and generates reports involving expenditures; including approval of petty cash disbursal; purchases of equipment and supplies; orders and procurement card expenditures; and provide additional information and reports as requested.

Works cooperatively with members of the department, City, public/private agencies, schools, and community groups to provide a balanced program in assigned area.

Serves as a liaison to the community; responds and resolves questions and concerns from the general public and patrons regarding the programs offered.

Attends and serves on City committees and task teams; participates in department division and team meetings. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:

Principles, practices, procedures and methods of recreation programs in the assigned area.

National and regional programming trends, current literature, and community resources for program planning and development of services.

Public administration concepts and theories.

Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, polices and regulations. Budget development and monitoring and finance principles.

Principles and methods of supervision and training.

Principles and practices in Risk Management of Recreation Services. Recreational, social and cultural needs of community served.

Impact of culture’s role in working relationships. Facility management procedures and policies.

Modern office methods, practices, procedures, and automation tools

Skills in:

Planning, coordinating, organizing and implementing programs and services suited to the needs of patrons in assigned area.

Developing and evaluating activities based upon the needs of patrons.

Outreach and Service Delivery Strategies to underserved populations – cultural competence.

Demonstrating the ability to work independently; prioritizing and resolving issues; and completing tasks and duties while working in a fast-paced environment.

Supervising, training and evaluating staff; effectively delegating working; and developing and maintaining a diverse workforce and a harassment-free environment.

Exercising diplomacy, discretion and tact in dealing with sensitive, complex and highly confidential issues and situations.

Coordinating and executing multiple tasks and/or projects to meet deadlines and addresses potential delays and problems in a professional and timely manner.

Relationship-building, consulting, and collaborative team building.

Researching and analyzing a variety of information and data; making recommendations based on research findings; writing reports and creating spreadsheets; and presenting information.

Providing courteous and professional customer service to co-workers, outside agencies and the general public.

Effectively working with the general public, clients, the media, supervisors, co-workers, and employees from diverse backgrounds.

Effectively communicating both orally and in writing to convey information and to receive work assignments.

Adapting to the City’s culture, priorities, and ability to adjust to the differing organizational structures, leadership and work styles.

Proficiently using computers and related software applications, online tracking systems, Internet research tools, reporting applications and various databases.

Interpreting context and adapting behavior to cultural context.

Working directly with youth and families, involving them in planning and development of programs. Evaluating and monitoring program risks and liability.

Monitoring budget within allocation for programs and activities in assigned area. Effectively marketing programs and services.

Experience and Training Guidelines

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


Three years of experience in the implementation of recreational, social and cultural programs and services directly related to aquatics recreation; including one year of lead worker experience preferred.


Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in recreation, human services, or a closely related field.

License or Certificate

Possession of, or ability to obtain, and maintain an appropriate, valid Oregon driver’s license for some positions. Lifeguarding Certification (must be able to obtain the Red Cross lifeguarding certification within three months) including CPR –Professional Rescuer, first aid, AED, oxygen administration. Lifeguard Instructor and Lifeguard Instructor Trainer preferred.

Must pass a background check

Supplemental Information

Work is typically done inside and involves sitting, standing, walking, reaching, kneeling, twisting, and lifting 25 lbs. The position requires repetitive hand movement in use of a computer and fine coordination in writing reports and notes. The position also includes ability to read reports and hearing and speaking when interacting with the public and others. May require travel to other sites, drive a vehicle and work hours outside of regular schedule. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic substances, outside weather conditions, excessive noise, and dampness/humidity.

Selection Process: Applicants are screened based upon their relevant knowledge, abilities, skills, experience, and training. The selection process varies according to the position and can include such things as screening of supplemental questionnaires, written or skill tests, ability or fitness tests, interviews, and assessment processes. In addition, background investigations and records checks may be required. Some positions also require applicants to have a psychological evaluation and/or physical examination and a drug test prior to employment.

DUE TO THE VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY THE CITY, GENERALLY, ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION (TESTING, INTERVIEWS) WILL BE CONTACTED.Current information about the status of a job posting is available by going to www.eugene-or.gov/jobs and selecting “Check the Status – Recently Posted jobs.”

The City of Eugene complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any applicant with a qualified disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act may request accommodation by contacting an employment coordinator at (541) 682-5061.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Eugene will request all eligible candidates who accept employment with the City to provide documentation to prove they are eligible for employment in the United States.

The City of Eugene is committed to a work environment which values the cultural, educational, and life experiences of each employee. We believe that a diverse workforce enables us to deliver culturally competent service to all members of our community. As part of our commitment to diversity, the City continues to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, people with disabilities, and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.


Salary: $60,881.60 - $78,769.60 Annually
Application Link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/eugene/jobs/1932752/aquatics-recreation-program-supervisor?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs