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1 Jun 2020

Temporary Recreation Supervisor (Area Supervisor for Outdoor Pools) – Temporary

City of San Antonio – Posted by dawnette.escobedo San Antonio, Texas, United States

Job Description

SALARY: $14.41 Hourly


OPENING DATE: 02/26/20
CLOSING DATE: 07/31/20 11:59 PM
Grant Funded: No
Work Hours: Between 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Tuesday – Sunday
Under general direction, is responsible for assisting with the planning and administration of municipal recreational programs.  Accountable for technical work in a recreational specialty and administrative work in assisting in the planning and promotional phases of the programs.  Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff.

This position is an “unclassified” position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status and can be terminated at any time for any reason.
  • Approves, coordinates, implements, and reviews program activities, and special events at pools.
  • Schedules pools for community use when requested.
  • Promotes and refers citizens to community programs that best meet their needs.
  • Assumes responsibility for equipment and supplies, keeping inventory current, and ordering new materials, and equipment as needed.
  • Assumes responsibility for the building and grounds, including completing maintenance reports, and making suggestions for new facilities, when needed.
  • Plans, organizes, promotes, reviews, and directs aquatic programs, swimming meets, lifesaving instruction sessions, and other related responsibilities.
  • Supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned staff.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Two (2) years of experience instructing and/or implementing and evaluating recreation programs.
  • This position requires a valid Class”C” Texas Driver’s License or the ability to obtain a valid Class “C” Texas Driver’s License within thirty (30) days after becoming a resident of the State of Texas.  Use of your own personal vehicle may at times be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
  • Instructor’s Certificates in Water Safety, First Aid, and CPR or obtain within six (6) months of probation period, if assigned to aquatics program.
  • Any applicant selected for this position must have a background check completed with results satisfactory to the City of San Antonio and successfully complete the City of San Antonio’s two-phased Cash-Handling Certification Training.
  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks.  If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.


  • Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 10-15 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting, and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are indoors and outdoors.
  • Knowledge of techniques used in organized recreation and/or social activities for all age groups.
  • Knowledge of recreational safety rules and regulations and emergency action plans and their applications.
  • Knowledge of applicable policies and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel management.
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and administration.
  • Skill in operating a personal computer and utilizing basic software such as Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to organize and promote recreational programs.
  • Ability to analyze local community trends and adjust recreational programs based on these.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the general public.
  • Ability to develop work schedules and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports.
  • Ability to coordinate and schedule events with outside organizations.
  • Ability to perform all the physical requirements of the position.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Temporary. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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