About this Opportunity!
Recreation Manager - Facility Operations
(Full Time, Exempt)
$58,496 - $72,994 per year
This position works primarily out of an office located in the
Buck Recreation Center in Littleton, Colorado. This position also
supports the needs and travels as needed to the Goodson Recreation
Center located in Centennial, Colorado and the Lone Tree Recreation
Center located in Lone Tree, Colorado.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Recreation, this
position is responsible for the overall management of recreation
facility and maintenance operations and upkeep, as well as general
risk management across multiple recreation centers. This position is
primarily responsible for leadership, day-to-day management and
operation of maintenance staff, custodial/facility contracts, safety
and security, and maintaining general needs of the facility.
- Lead the daily operations of the recreation center
maintenance/custodial staff at multiple recreation centers to ensure
a high level of cleanliness, general facility maintenance and
support of program schedules through various facility set-ups.
- Ensure all facility related licenses, certifications, inspections
and general records are up to date and on file in compliance with
all applicable laws and regulatory agencies.
- Oversee contracts within area of supervision and ensure all
obligations are fulfilled.
- Complete regular facility inspections, including safety audits.
Identify items to be addressed and ensure they are completed in a
- Organize and maintain detailed equipment and facility records.
Develop and remain accountable to appropriate cleaning, maintenance
and replacement schedules.
- Work cooperatively and maintain a high level of communication with
various District divisions, such as customer service, recreation
programs, parks, construction and mechanical maintenance to ensure
successful operations and a positive customer experience.
- Maintain facility emergency response plans and lead/coordinate
various emergency response trainings/drills for all recreation
- Respond appropriately and quickly to facility related emergencies,
maintenance and otherwise. Includes contacting appropriate repair
vendors, performing first aid as trained, completing incident and
accident reports, and following up accordingly to district and state
procedures in a timely manner. Response may be required outside of
normal office hours.
- Hire, train, schedule, supervise and evaluate assigned staff;
provide or coordinate staff training, regular staff meetings and
work with employees to correct deficiencies.
- Provide a high level of customer service both internally and
externally, including maintaining professional and timely
communication through effective verbal and written methods.
- Prepare and monitor budgets, managing revenues and expenditures to
be accountable to budget goals. Including interpreting and
generating various financial reports. May prepare purchase orders,
RFP’s, journal transfers, profit/loss reports, fee increase
proposals and invoice requests.
- Purchase and maintain an organized inventory including custodial
supplies, tools, cleaning equipment and more. Conduct adequate
research to ensure quality and reasonable pricing of all purchases.
- Develop and maintain 5-year capital improvement plan, obtain bids
and oversee successful and timely completion of approved projects
within areas of supervision.
- Oversee large ongoing facility rentals such as churches or
commercial rentals. Includes recruitment of such rentals, completion
of appropriate contracts and payment collection.
- Monitor facility schedules to ensure adequate set-up and turnover
of rooms as needed. Collaborate with multiple work groups to
minimize facility scheduling issues.
- Enforce high operation and risk management standards through
combination of staff training, adequate procedures, enforcement and
- Maintain records and generate reports as directed, including but
not limited to weekly/monthly reports, facility usage reports,
payroll documentation, incident/accident reports and personnel evaluations.
- Utilize a variety of software systems for facility scheduling,
work orders, security monitoring and general mechanical system controls.
- Provide general leadership and support of day to day operations,
including areas outside of your supervision at your primary office
location while onsite.
- Perform as maintenance/custodial staff as needed.
- Attend or lead program, department, district and community
meetings and trainings, as well as potentially serve on a variety of committees.
- Assist with a variety of District and community-wide special events.
- Attend and participate in professional group meetings; stays
abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of recreational services.
- Attend work on a regular, reliable and punctual basis
This job description should not be construed to imply that these
requirements are the exclusive duties of the position. Incumbents
may be required to follow any other instructions, and to perform any
other related duties, as may be required.
Education and/or Experience:
- Bachelor's Degree in Recreation Administration, Facility
Management or other related field required.
- Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in facilities management
including personnel supervision and capital project management experience.
- A combination of education and experience may be considered.
Licenses, Certifications, and Other Requirements:
- Current certifications in CPR, AED and First Aid or the ability to
obtain such certifications within 60 days of hire.
- Must possess a valid Colorado Driver License or the ability to
obtain upon hire and maintain an acceptable driving record.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Significant knowledge of custodial and general maintenance
practices and systems as it relates to recreation center operations.
- Basic knowledge of mechanical and construction maintenance
practices and systems as it relates to recreation center operations.
- Ability to research, gather, organize and analyze information.
- Ability to troubleshoot and assess emergency maintenance and
equipment problems and respond in a timely manner.
- Ability to effectively manage and prioritize situations and goals
to maximize available resources and problem solving skills in order
to analyze complex problems and implement appropriate corrective actions.
- Must have excellent communication, customer service and problem
- Must be able to supervise, coach and evaluate numerous staff on
safety, maintenance/custodial techniques, equipment use, problem
solving, and customer service.
- Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
(including Excel, Word, Outlook and Publisher).
- Must be willing to work a varied work schedule which may include
some evenings, weekends and holidays.
- Must have the ability to physically access recreation centers in
all weather conditions.
- Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent
interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbally.
- Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and
high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
- Ability to provide outstanding customer service and get along with
coworkers, patrons, and supervisors and interact with employees and
vendors in a professional manner.
Material and Equipment Used
To successfully perform the required job duties, this position
regularly uses a phone, computer with a variety of software systems,
printer, fax and other common office equipment. This position also
regularly uses hand tools and various custodial equipment. This
position is required to drive a personal vehicle to various District
and off site facilities.
This position requires work in a variety of settings including
working indoors and outdoors subject to variable weather conditions,
ecosystems, and landscape. Regularly works in busy recreation facility
environment subject to continuous interruptions and loud background noises.
Stand, walk, and sit for long periods of time. Handles and operates
objects and equipment, reaches outward and above shoulder to carry,
pull, push or lift up to 40 lbs. May occasionally climb, crawl, squat,
knee and lift up to 50 lbs. and carry, pull, push or lift 60 lbs. or
more with or without assistance. The employee must be able to see
close up and at a distance with vision acuity and the ability to
adjust focus allowing a broad field of vision. The employee must
communicate clearly and effectively, must understand and be understood.
This list is not all-inclusive and represents examples of the work
environment and physical demands.
Employee Benefits & Perks at
- Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision package
- Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Retirement packages with employer contribution/match
- Free Employee Assistance Program
- Paid time off including vacation time, sick leave, personal leave
- District paid life insurance and long term disability
- FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
- Discounts on recreation classes and golf
- Opportunities for training and promotion from within
- To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit
package, please visit http://careers.ssprd.org
Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the
environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational
services and programs.
We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of
I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of
Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service
recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two
ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports
dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature
center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and
open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more
than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis
courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.