Human Resources

Assistant Recreation Supervisor


  This is a supervisory position involving the planning, organizing and supervising of one segment of a summer or seasonal recreation program.  Employees of this class may be required to travel between a number of recreation facilities to ensure that subordinate personnel are present and that activities are being run in an orderly manner and a pleasant atmosphere.  Incumbent exercises direct supervision over the work of Recreation Leaders and other lower level recreation personnel.  General supervision is received from the Recreation Supervisor or Coordinator of Recreational Services.

Plans, organizes, and supervises a segment of a recreation program;
Trains subordinate personnel on how to conduct or provide instruction for a recreational activity;
Prepares work schedules and assigns substitutes when employees are absent;
Evaluates the work performance of subordinate personnel;
Assists in the scheduling of activities within a recreational program;
Handles complaints regarding staff conduct and misuse or poor maintenance of recreational facilities;
Issues posters, flyers, and other media to publicize special events and recreational activities;
Attends staff meetings to discuss special problems, schedules of personnel and activities, department policies, and training of staff;
Consolidates reports on participation in activities and develops summary report at close of program.

The above examples of duties are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND/OR PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:  Good knowledge of the organization and conduct of several recreational activities; working knowledge of the principles of first line supervision; ability to plan, organize and supervise and instruct others in the running of several recreational activities; ability to develop and maintain simple records; ability to give simple instructions; tact; good judgment.


  1. Completion of two years of college with a major in the field of physical education or recreation;
  2. Two (2) seasons experience in supervising a recreational activity;
  3. Any equivalent combination of training and experience as defined within the limits of (A) and (B) above.

Seasonal Non-Competitive