Parks and Recreation Manager II-Recreation

Salary: $56,265.00 – $73,134.00 Annually

Location : Central City Campus (CCC) – City of Deerfield Beach, FL

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 00827

Department: Parks & Recreation

Opening Date: 05/26/2023

Closing Date: 6/16/2023 5:00 PM Eastern

Supervisory and administrative work managing the operations of a large section of the City’s parks and recreation system, or assisting in the management of recreation and parks personnel with development of recreation programming. Work involves supervising operational areas including maintenance, recreational programming and services, concessions, budget operations and revenue collections of assigned areas. Work includes developing and conducting diversified recreational programs and services.
Examples of Duties

Salary Range $56,901.52 – $72.549.57

  • Supervises, directs, and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, and completing employee performance appraisals.
  • Coordinates, assigns and reviews work and establishes work schedules; maintains standards; monitors status of work in progress; inspects completed work assignments; answers questions; gives advice and direction as needed.
  • Plans, directs and implements a broad and varied program of parks and recreation activities and services to meet the needs of children ages 3- 18, and for adult and senior programming.
  • Creates flyers, press releases, newsletters, banners, etc., and promotes programs.
  • Prepares or assists in the preparation of the annual budget for the complete operation of assigned parks or assigned areas for review by a superior.
  • Supervises the operation of maintenance and recreational services.
  • Researches and recommends changes in programs and operations.
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of operational reports and revenue records.
  • Supervises the collection of revenues from recreational programs, activities, special events and admissions; reports the progress and potential of revenue production through investigations or special studies; recommends changes in the quality of recreational programs and operations.
  • Plans, organizes, conducts and supervises significant recreational programs and special events, including education for leisure activities, athletics, tournaments, festivals, concerts, fairs and expositions.
  • Explains and interprets rules and regulations, fees and charges, and recreational operations to park patrons; enforces or refers enforcement to proper authorities.
  • Conducts periodic inspections of all park areas and facilities; observes efficiencies in operation, safety and condition; issues verbal and written directives to correct deficiencies.
  • Prepares and maintains various operational reports on attendance, inventory, revenues and related information.
  • Approves or reviews requisitions for materials and supplies for park operations and maintenance; supervises and maintains revenue records; manages park expenditures.
  • Develops and implements general and therapeutic recreational activities for individuals with social, mental or physical disabilities.
  • Meets with organized groups, individuals, or other interested parties to provide information, assesses community-wide program needs and interests, formulates new programs, and furthers public relations for the City.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Typical Qualifications
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Parks and Recreation Management or related field and at least three (3) years of supervisory experience in managing a large section of a parks and recreation agency or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Required Qualifications:
Valid Florida Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record. (Must remain valid throughout employment)
First Aid/CPR or must obtain within first 90 days of employment.
Current Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) (preferred qualification)


Which of the following best describes your highest level of education?

  • Less than High School
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree or higher


Which of the following best describes your experience in managing a large section of a parks and recreation agency? Your response must be validated by the information provided in the WORK EXPERIENCE section of your application and will be verified by Human Resources if selected.

  • Less than one year
  • More than 1 year but less than 2 years
  • More than 2 years but less than 3
  • More than 3 years but less than 4
  • 4 years or more


Do you have a valid CPR/First Aid Certification or the ability to obtain within 90 days of hire?

  • Yes
  • No


Do you have possession of a valid Florida driver’s license with an acceptable driving history? (must remain valid throughout employment)

  • Yes
  • No


Do you possess a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) from the Florida Parks & Recreation Association? (Preferred certification)

  • Yes
  • No


Where did you hear about this job opportunity?

  • LinkedIn
  • Social Media
  • Word of Mouth
  • Other

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