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City of Chandler Salary Plan - 2013-14
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OT Status Legend:
Non-Exempt = Hourly Position
Exempt = Salaried Position
Excellence is the responsibility of everyone at the City of Chandler. We lead by our core values in constant pursuit of excellence:

*Commitment – Dedicate oneself to consistent and excellent public service
*Innovation – Implement unique, creative and cost-effective solutions
*Communication – Communicate in a positive, honest and productive manner
*Integrity - Adherence to high ethical standards
*Diversity – Promote inclusiveness and impartiality throughout the organization
*Personal Responsibility – Take initiative to achieve excellence and accept accountability
*Respect – Demonstrate a high regard for others
*Teamwork – Promote cooperative efforts, open communication and trust

All City employees are expected to conduct themselves in a way consistent with the above values.

Job Description

Pay Grade: 25        FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Group: Supervisory (S)    Class Code: R040    
Effective Date: 07/06    Revision Date: 7/10    
Classification Summary:
The primary function of this employee is to plan, coordinate, and supervise multiple recreational and educational programs, staff and facilities. This is accomplished by supervising the development, coordination and implementation of recreation and educational activities, supervising staff, overseeing operations of recreational and educational facilities, and managing the program's budget. An employee in this class may be assigned to other duties in the City's Recreation Division. This class may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays as assigned.

Essential Functions:
Essential Functions are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills. They are intended to be accurate summaries of what the job classification involves and what is required to perform it. Employees are responsible for all other duties as assigned.
Supervises and coordinates the section's programs, services and recreational activities including youth and adult recreation classes, special interest classes, senior programs, therapeutics, environmental education and special events;
Supervises and evaluates assigned staff, addresses employee concerns and problems, counsels, disciplines and completes performance appraisals; conducts interviews and makes hiring recommendations and/or decisions;
Develops strategic and operational plans for multiple recreation programs, facilities and special events; establishes goals, objectives and measurements for assessing program performance; develops and implements policies, procedures, rules and regulations; establishes programming schedules, calendars and timelines; assists manager in establishing fees and charges for programs; organizes and allocates equipment, facility space, fields and/or supplies; and schedules and coordinates program events with vendors, sponsors, instructors, volunteers, coaches, referees and/or other service providers.
Oversees the implementation and execution of planned programs and activities; ensures adherence to established policies and procedures; promotes risk management and safety; evaluates programs and assesses effectiveness; implements operational and procedural changes to improve programs; and recommends strategic changes to the manager.
Manages, supervises, and monitors recreation and educational facilities including facility expansions, coordinating maintenance schedules and repairs; develops and maintains repair procedures, maintenance records and contracts;
Performs administrative tasks; establishes operating procedures and standards; oversees registration and the collection of fees; administers service contracts; provides budgetary input including assisting in the development of capital improvement project budgets; monitors allocated program budgets and expenditures; receives, reviews and records invoices from vendors and service providers; and purchases equipment, materials and supplies; records and deposits revenues; reviews time sheets and maintains attendance records;
Establishes, fosters, and maintains effective working relationships with citizens, City staff, school districts and other governmental agencies;
Manages the development of marketing and promotional information for services;
Manages the establishment and maintenance of databases, files and records; reviews and/or prepares financial, statistical and operational records; reviews incident and accident reports; prepares performance reports, correspondence and other documents; and presents information to management.
Administers and reviews CIP replacements, state and local contracts and bids. Negotiates and monitors concessionaire contracts, agreements with school districts and other institutional for use of facilities;
Responds to citizen complaints, then suggests and recommends corrective measures as necessary to resolve issues;
Develops, implements and trains staff;
Monitors work environment and the use of safety equipment to ensure the safety of employees and other individuals;
Maintains inventory of supplies; ensures availability of adequate materials to conduct work activities; approves and/or initiates orders for new/replacements;
Represents the division as City liaison at committee and commission meetings, outside agencies, citizen groups, and businesses as assigned;
Coordinates services with other City departments and divisions, school districts, arranging resources and facility schedules.

Environmental Education Center duties include:
Plans, initiates, coordinates, and directs recreational and educational activities, including but not limited to, interpretive programs, outreach programs, wildlife viewing, water conservation, outdoor learning, plant observation, guided walks, indoor/outdoor exhibits, and other related programs and offerings in conjunction with community needs and desires;
Negotiates and monitors contracts and agreements with school districts, home school groups, scouting groups, non-profits, affiliate groups, and other collaborative partners and institutional users that use the facility;
Oversees operations of the Owl's Nest Nature Store.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs all work duties and activities in accordance with City policies and procedures;
Works in a safe manner and reports unsafe activity and conditions. Follows City-wide safety policy and practices and adheres to responsibilities concerning safety prevention, reporting and monitoring as outlined in the City's Safety Handbook.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
Supervisory skills, employee evaluations, and training methods;
Long and short range planning;
Principles and practices of municipal parks and recreation development, supervision, and program development;
Principles and practices of recreational and educational facility management;
Planning, conducting, and supervision of recreation programs, including special interest classes, teen programs, youth programs, adult sports, therapeutics, tennis center, senior programs and environmental education programs;
Computerized facility management and reservation registration software program;
Political protocol, Roberts Rules in conducting public meetings;
Planning and programming methodology;
Risk management, personnel rules and regulations;
Municipal budgeting and finance procedures;
Federal OSHA and State and County regulations and City policies regarding safe work practices.

When Assigned to Environmental Education Center
Knowledge of:
Objectives, philosophy, and implementation of natural science programming and needs assessment;
Natural and cultural history of the City and surrounding areas with considerable knowledge of local wild plants and animals and ecosystems.

Ability to:
Follow oral and written instructions;
Establish project priorities and assign work, staff and other resources for timely completion of projects;
Train and supervise staff;
Write clear and concise reports and correspondence, make effective oral presentations;
Monitor spending levels and reconcile to budgets;
Ability to assess community needs for recreation activities;
Budgeting, fiscal management;
Marketing communication (written and verbal);
Record keeping, accounting practices;
Leadership, supervision, management, and interpersonal research and statistical analysis.
Prepare reports and maintain performance records;
Operate a personal computer and related software and demonstrate proficiency to prepare work orders, documents, spreadsheets, email and timesheets and assists other staff with related questions and problems;
Communicate effectively to establish and maintain working relationships with the public and other employees.

Supervision Received:
This employee works under supervision of the Recreation Manager.

Supervision Exercised:
This employee supervises the recreational staff, including fulltime, regular part-time, contract, and seasonal employees, as well as community volunteers.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, Leisure Studies, Physical Education, or a related field; and
Four (4) to six (6) years experience in professional recreation work and recreation planning, including two (2) years of supervisory experience; and
Valid Arizona Driver's License; orAny equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

When assigned to Environmental Education Center:
Bachelor's Degree in Natural Science, Natural Resources Management, Zoology, or a related field; and
Four (4) to six (6) years of recent experience in interpretive work related to conservation or wildlife management, including two (2) years of supervisory experience; and
Valid Arizona Driver's License; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Work Environment:
The primary duties of this class are performed in a public building environment or an outdoor environment that may include working in adverse weather conditions.

Essential Physical Abilities:
Sufficient clarity of hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to discern and dispense verbal instructions and interact with the general public;
Sufficient visual acuity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to comprehend written material and instructions and discern, supervise, and react to physical activities.
Sufficient manual dexterity with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate sports and office equipment;
Sufficient body flexibility, agility, and stamina to supervise recreational and sports activities and facilities.