Sports & Leisure
Recreation Supervisor I - Buhr Pool and Outdoor Ice Arena
Recreation Supervisor I - Buhr Pool and Outdoor Ice Arena Recreation Supervisor
Position: Recreation Supervisor
Salary: $29.72 per hour
Type: Full Time
Location: Ann Arbor,
Recreation Supervisor I - Buhr Pool and Outdoor Ice Arena
This position is represented by the Teamsters union and the starting pay is $29.72 per hour.This position is eligible for
step pay increases and progression increases. The top end of the current progression increase for this position is $40.97
The City of Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Services is looking for a dynamic, highly motivated individual to supervise the
day to day operations of Buhr Park Pool and Outdoor ice Arena. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of Ann Arbor’s
Parks and Recreation staff team. This position would manage a popular outdoor swimming pool, which is open from
Memorial Day to Labor Day, and an open air NHL regulation size ice arena, which runs from late fall through early spring.
Buhr Park offers a variety of popular programming for the community including a day camp, swim team, swim lessons,
public swim, public skate, and drop in hockey to name a few. The facility is located within beautiful Buhr Park which is a
39-acre park serving the south central part of Ann Arbor.
Benefits offered with this position include:
Defined benefit pension plan
401a with City match
Optional 457 Deferred Compensation plan
Reciprocal Pension Credit, available for pension-qualified applicants
Retiree health reimbursement account
Very generous medical/dental/vision/pharmacy plans
Paid vacation, personal time, floating holiday, plus sick days. Unused vacation and sick time rolls over
Short-term and long-term disability, life, and AD&D insurance
Flexible spending accounts
You can earn up to $500 annually by participating in our Wellness Incentive Programs. These dollars will be deposited into
a health reimbursement account (HRA), which can be used toward eligible health care expenses
Tuition reimbursement $5000 after one year of service
Employee assistance program
Voluntary benefits like accident coverage, critical illness, LegalShield, and Identify Theft
To supervise the general operations of recreation facilities, parks, programs and services. To administer, plan, coordinate,
staff, organize and monitor the activities of assigned facilities, parks, programs and services.
Incumbent performs under the general supervision of the Unit Manager or Deputy Manager and may be responsible for
the following duties, listed in order of frequency and importance.
Supervise staff and assist them with administrative, staffing and organizing needs.
Develop, recommend, implement, and monitor standard operating procedures and regulations for facility(ies), parks
Coordinate, compile and recommend site program, service, operation, maintenance and development plans and projects.
Able to manage, and operate a variety of recreation facilities, parks and programs.
Ensure proper tracking and analysis of facility operation performance management.
Keep manager apprised of operational progress through periodic reports.
Identify and respond to issues within service unit as directed.
Complete special projects to coordinate research, complete plans and reports, and provide support to meet service unit
and service area priorities.
Coordinate with other service units and citizen organizations to optimize unit operations and public benefit.
Coordinate promotional efforts for service unit programs and services.
Address complaints from patrons and others.
Coordinate and implement orientation and training of permanent and seasonal employees.
Coordinate and manage seasonal employee discipline and grievance processes.
Conduct frequent site inspections to monitor activities such as proper data collection, cash-handling procedures, record
keeping, maintenance, safety, and customer service.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of (position requirements at entry)
Accounting principles, budget preparation practices, and analysis of data.
Computers and software applications used in business settings (e.g. word processing, spreadsheets), and specialized
recreation software (e. g. facility reservations, program reservations and asset management).
Outstanding customer service principles.
Operations of recreation facilities, specialized equipment and programming.
Pertinent federal, state, county and city laws, codes, ordinances, standards and regulations.
Basic contract laws and regulations.
Basic organizational policies and procedures regarding contracts.
Contemporary principles and practices of personnel management and supervision.
Skills and Ability to: (position requirements at entry)
Critically analyze operations, collaboratively design and institute improvements without disruption of existing operations.
Provide both oral and written communication that is easily understood and direct in its content.
Establish and maintain effective, respectful and productive working relationships.
Set priorities while coordinating multiple projects and meeting critical deadlines.
Critically analyze complex operation and performance issues and make recommendations for improvements in business
programs and service delivery.
Effectively apply appropriate policies, regulations, and procedures.
Analyze pertinent data and provide meaningful reports pertaining to the operations of the work unit.
Schedule and manage staff and work of assigned facilities.
Train staff on work practices, policies and procedures.
Manage the finances of assigned facilities.
Assure proper maintenance of assigned facilities.
Assure that staff and facilities operations meet all relevant health and safety standards.
Plan, implement, market and monitor relevant programs, lessons and events.
Training and Experience (position requirements at entry)
Bachelor’s degree required
Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreations Management, Facilities Management, Recreation Management, Commercial
Recreation, or related field preferred.
Experience supervising others: minimum two years experience
Recreation facility management: minimum two years experience and/or
Recreation program management: minimum two years experience
Licensing Requirements (position requirements at entry)
Current American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications.
Other certifications may be required based on site specific responsibilities (i.e. Certified Pool Operator, Lifeguarding, etc.)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential duties.Positions in this class typically require: walking, standing, reaching, stooping, kneeling,
fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.Move and lift light objects less than 20 pounds
such as mail, supplies and files. Operating office equipment requiring continuous or repetitive hand/arm movements. The
ability to remain in a sitting position for extended periods of time.Incumbent may be exposed to hazardous materials
(chemicals, blood and other bodily fluids, etc.) and outdoor weather extremes.The work often involves the ability to
perform routine moderate lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs and occasional heavy lifting up to 100 lbs. Light Work: Exerting
up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to a negligible of force
constantly to move objects.
We are proud of our diverse workforce and our commitment to equal opportunity. We do not discriminate on the basis of
actual or perceived age, arrest record, color, disability, educational association, familial status, family responsibilities,
gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, HIV status, marital status, national origin, political beliefs,
race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, source of income, veteran status, victim of domestic violence or stalking, or weight
in any aspect of our hiring or employment process. The City of Ann Arbor has earned a perfect score on the Human Rights
Campaign Foundation’s Municipal Equality Index (MEI), which assesses lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer
equality in more than 500 cities acrossthe nation.