The City of Irvine's Community Services Department seeks to fill three (3) unique and exciting Community Services Supervisor vacancies.
Community Services Supervisors report to Community Services Superintendents and Administrators, providing oversight to community facilities or program areas. This classification requires strong communication and customer service skills, the ability to interact with a variety of individuals, work in a fast-paced environment, respond positively and quickly to changing needs, effectively solve complex problems using creative and innovative solutions and perform a wide range of administrative functions.
The CommunityServices Supervisor - Parks will direct, schedule, coordinate and evaluate programs, services and operations at University and Deerfield Community Parks.Supervisors oversee large public use facilities, full-time and part-time staff, and manage multiple program budgets and build strong community partnerships.
The CommunityServices Supervisor - Senior Services will oversee our senior programs and services, human service needs, as well as provide oversight of the City's senior nutrition programs. The Supervisor will manage the programming budget and contract functions, maintain and grow donor relations and provide oversight of our senior outreach services provided by our Keen Center for Senior Resources.
The Community Services Supervisor - Marketing will oversee the graphic design, web content and social media programs for the department. This position will be responsible for coordinating production schedules and supervising the day-to-day work of two additional graphic designers to provide artistic direction in keeping with City style and marketing objectives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following duties are normal for this classification. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
• Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates programs for a variety of age groups and City functions. Monitors the quality of service provided. Develops, recommends and implements long-range goals, objectives, and policies relevant to the assigned program area. Prepares new program proposals, and evaluates and recommends improvements or replacement of existing programs and services.
• Supervises, assigns, reviews and participates in the work of subordinates. Assumes responsibility for recommending a variety of personnel actions in such areas as performance evaluations, training, selection and disciplinary measures. Monitors and reviews work in progress, providing technical assistance and guidance.
• Recommends procedures consistent with departmental directives, policies and regulations. Ensures appropriate policies and procedures are followed by subordinates and program participants.
• Communicates with staff and community to provide programming and/or coordinate activities with assigned service. Receives customer/client complaints and implements solutions.
• Develops, administers and monitors assigned work unit budget. Participates in developing overall section and department budget. Oversees the assessment and collection of fees. Researches, develops and implements alternative funding sources such as grants, corporate sponsorships, group support, donations and fund-raising activities. Maintains budget-related records.
• Supervises facility preparation required for program and group use. Ensures building, equipment, and amenities are in working order and supplies adequate. Arranges custodial, maintenance, rehabilitation and repair work. Recommends and implements equipment replacement.
• Monitors service contract(s) compliance. Recommends contractors, contract requirements, extensions and termination's. Prepares bid specifications and requirements.
• Develops comprehensive marketing strategies for program areas. Prepares and approves a variety of correspondence, reports and statistical information such as incident reports, purchasing requisitions, purchase authorizations, warrant requests, policy and procedure reports, promotional information, monthly program participation statistical reports and proclamations/resolutions. May design reports, forms and spreadsheets for data reports.
• May coordinate volunteer program for service areas. Recruits and trains volunteers. Assists volunteers and affiliated non-profit organizations to meet their objectives.
• Provides information regarding assigned program(s), events, classes, services and resources to the general public, City officials and other interested individuals and groups. Prepares and gives public presentations. Represents the City in meetings with community groups, other agencies and professional organizations. Advises groups and individuals regarding registrations and facilities use policies. Serves on task forces/committees as required.
• Utilizes word processing, spreadsheet and database software applications. Applies knowledge of current technology to enhance and upgrade service delivery.
• Maintains knowledge of community service needs and trends, and City policies and procedures.
Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions Bachelor's degree in recreation, human services, public administration, or a field related to assigned program area with four years of increasingly responsible experience in community program supervision/administration, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities. Ability to possess or obtain First Aid and CPR certification within three months of employment required. May require a valid California driver's license.
Senior Services - Master of Social Work or Licensed Clinical Social Worker and at least three years of clinical experience is highly preferred.
Supplemental Information CITY OF IRVINE
The City of Irvine is located 40 miles southeast of Los Angeles and six miles from the ocean in Orange County, California. Irvine encompasses more than 66 square miles and has a current residential population of more than 267,000. Incorporated in 1971, Irvine is recognized as one of America's safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, state-of-the-art transportation programs and systems, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine's enviable quality of life. The City is ideally located adjacent to John Wayne/Orange County Airport and close to many of Southern California's largest tourist attractions, numerous resorts, and some of the state's finest beaches.
Irvine has also been recognized as one of America's Best Places to Live, according to Money Magazine. The City of Irvine also has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime.
The City employs over 800 full-time and more than 700 part-time personnel and has an operating budget of $199.7 million. The Irvine community features an array of entertainment and recreational opportunities, parks and open space, a nationally recognized school district, a vibrant business environment, and an exceptional quality of life that makes it one of the most desirable cities in which to live and work.
The Community Services Department has developed over the City's history into an award winning mixture of programs and services. The Department employs 127 full-time and approximately 500 part-time personnel. Community Service programs/functions include Senior Services, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Animal Care, Recreation and Park Services and Operations, Orange County Great Park, Disability Services, Athletics, Aquatics, Fine Arts Center, Facility Reservations and Contract Classes, Development and Park Planning, Environmental and Open Space Programs, Administrative, Business and Support Services, Community Relations, Volunteer Coordination, Public Information and Special Events, and Transportation Services (TRIPS).
The Department oversees development and maintenance of more than 700,000 square feet of high quality public facilities, creation of community and neighborhood park systems, and operation of existing parks and facilities, which includes: athletic fields and two aquatic centers, multiple community and neighborhood parks, senior centers, eight community centers, a fine arts center, an adventure playground, a nature center, an animal care center and a skate park.
The Community Services Department vision is to create a lasting contribution to the health and well-being of the community. The Department's mission is to provide exceptional service, innovative programs, and diverse cultural experiences in vibrant and sustainable spaces.
The selection process may include one or more of the following: application review and evaluation, online examination, performance test, written test, and/or oral interview examination.
Questions asked during the selection process are based on the knowledge and abilities required to successfully perform the job. If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during the selection process, please notify Human Resources at least 2 business days prior to the first phase of the selection process.
Prior to appointment, the City of Irvine conducts a thorough background investigation. In addition, the successful candidate may be required to take and pass a post-offer medical examination, which may include drug screening by a physician to ensure their ability to perform assigned duties.
This recruitment may establish an eligibility list to fill future vacancies in this classification. This recruitment may also be used to fill positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the organization.
The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Closing Date/Time: 8/17/2018 5:00 PM Pacific