Recreation Supervisor responsibilities include planning, organization, and overall management of a wide variety of recreation programs and facilities, including but not limited to all programs for individuals with disabilities, special events, aquatics, athletics, adult and youth programs, safety, outdoor recreation, bus trips, and martial arts. They work with other Recreation Department staff to facilitate inclusion of individuals with disabilities into general programming. Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
Qualifications: Must have a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation and Parks Administration, Therapeutic Recreation or related field. Candidate will possess proven leadership skills, creativity, and ability to manage projects. Experience in recreation programming, special event coordination, management, aquatics and facility management preferred. Experience working with people with disabilities required. Certifications desired: Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP), American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor/Trainer, Water Safety Instructor/Trainer or willing to obtain certifications upon employment.
Closing Date: October 1, 2021
Starting Annual Salary: $40,000 – $44,000
To Apply: Send resume and a cover letter to:
Superintendent of Recreation
Freeport Park District
P.O. Box 417
Freeport, IL 61032