Ogden City Corporation
  • 19-May-2017 to 30-May-2017 (MST)
  • Recreation
  • Ogden, UT, USA
  • $18.60 to $25.42
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Eligible for Benefits


To supervise, assign and review the work of staff responsible for providing recreation services including athletic programs or programs at the recreation center; to oversee and participate in all work activities; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Will be required to work nights and weekends. The Recreation Supervisor receives direction from the Recreation Manager. Exercises direct supervision over professional, technical and clerical staff.



Required experience in municipal recreation program development and implementation. Training equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in recreation administration, public or business administration, or a related field. Education will not substitute for municipal recreation programing experience. Possession of, or ability to, obtain a valid Utah Driver's License. Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor recreation facilities. Will be required to work nights and weekends. Teach and participate in various arts and crafts, sports, and other recreation activities. May be placed at Marshall White Center.



Employee will be required to complete NIMS IS100, IS200, ICS300, IS700 and IS800 within 1 year of hire.


CPR, FIRST AID, Manager's Food Handlers Permit and AED Certified must be able to obtain within first six months.


Failure to obtain and maintain license and certificate as outlined above will result in termination from the position.



  • Promote and follow the City's mission statement, values and expectations.
  • Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff responsible for providing programs at the community recreation center or community sports programs within the Recreation Division.
  • Initiate, direct, coordinate and supervise a variety of recreational programs and activities as assigned including swimming, sports, weights, dance, job training, tutoring, fitness, art, enrichment and other related programs within the Recreation Division.
  • Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives.
  • Implement approved policies and procedures.
  • Establish schedules and methods for providing recreation programs at the community center or athletic programs in the community.
  • Identify resource needs and review needs with appropriate management staff in order to allocate resources accordingly.
  • Participate in the selection of recreation center or athletic program staff.
  • Provide or coordinate staff training and work with employees to correct deficiencies.
  • Participate in the preparation and administration of the recreation division budget.
  • Submit budget recommendations and monitor expenditures.
  • Prepare analytical and statistical reports on operations and activities.
  • Coordinate various recreation or athletic programs.
  • Develop event schedules and supply appropriate staff levels.
  • Attend scheduled events and assess program fulfillment of community needs.
  • Develop and conduct recreational classes and workshops including arts and crafts and sporting techniques.
  • Design and develop activity manuals for recreational classes and events.
  • Advise, instruct and assist individuals and groups on social and recreational programs in the assigned recreational area.
  • Work with neighborhood community groups on matters of civic and recreation interest.
  • Monitor and inspect recreation facilities, schedule building mainte­nance as needed and secure facilities.
  • Schedule usage of recreational facilities for activities including instructional lessons, special events and outside organizations' use.
  • Provide information and assistance to users of facilities.
  • Supervise the issuance and maintenance of recreation supplies and equipment.
  • Maintain records and prepare evaluation reports on new or ongoing pro­grams.
  • Document the number of registrations and fees collected.
  • Maintain and file accident reports.
  • Prepare statistical reports as required.
  • Participate in safety and risk management activities; take action to reduce liability to the city.
  • Attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.  Employee is required to work as a team and frequently meet with co-workers and supervisors; employee is required to communicate in-person with the public during office hours; and employee is required to use on-site equipment.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.



  • Attend and participate in professional group meetings in order to stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of recreation.
  • Coordinate marketing procedures and publicity of program events with those of other divisions and outside agencies and organizations.
  • Prepare and present brochures, newsletters, press releases and related public relations material as required.
  • May transport community members interested in participating in special field trips or community events.
  • Oversee procurement of equipment and supplies as required for assigned program.
  • Coordinate with manage­ment and other public and private agencies in procuring material and equipment for program use.



Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Operations, services and activities of recreation center or athletic program development.
  • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
  • Modern and complex principles and practices of recreation program development and administration.
  • Principles of budget preparation and control.
  • Recent developments, current literature and sources of information related to recreation services planning and administration.
  • Procurement practices related to equipment and supplies.
  • Marketing theories, principles and practices and their applica­tion to a wide variety of leisure services.
  • Modern office equipment including computers.
  • Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes and regula­tions.
  • Supervise, organize and review the work of professional, technical and clerical personnel.
  • Interpret and explain the assigned recreation program policies and procedures.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports.
  • Operate and use modern office equipment including a computer.
  • Research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures and techniques.
  • Recommend and implement goals, objectives and practices for providing effective and efficient recreation programs.
  • Elicit community and organizational support for recre­ation programs; present material to the general public.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include walking, standing or sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for: making observations; communicating with others; reading and writing, and operating assigned equipment as required by the position.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Maintain mental capacity which allows for effective interaction and communication with others.
  • Ability to comply with all city policies and regulations, including safety and risk management standards.



The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to lift and or move up to 20 lbs.



Successful applicant must pass background check.



Driving record of successful applicant will be obtained by the HR office.



Successful applicant must submit a copy of above education requirements when requested.



Applicants MUST submit a copy of their DD-214 to the Human Resource office during the interview process. This is for initial appointments only.



Range 38 - $1,488.23 to $2,033.62 (Bi-weekly Rate) (DOQ). This position is eligible for benefits. Typically hire at minimum.



On-line applications will be accepted at www.ogdencity.com until Tuesday, May 30, 2017. If you do not have access to a computer, you may come to the Ogden City Human Resources office located at 2549 Washington Blvd., Suite 220, Ogden, UT 84401 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

All applications/resumes will be evaluated and ranked on the basis of relevant education and experience as stated therein. Highest ranking applicants may be invited for a personal interview.



May 19, 2017

Ogden City Corporation
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