Recreation Fitness Supervisor

City of Brighton - Brighton, CO

Full-time | Part-time
Job Description

Hiring Salary: $27.87 - $29.54
Full Salary Range: $27.87 - $38.19

Plan, organize, schedule and supervise programs in the Fitness Department. Performs a variety of technical tasks relative to the administration of programs and activities. Position must work well independently and with the public, while providing excellent, respectful customer service and human relations skills which support of the City of Brighton's mission and values.

Receives direction from the Assistant Director of Recreational Services. Exercises supervision over the Fitness Coordinator and a number of part-time and contracted staff and volunteers.


Supervises, promotes, implements and evaluates all fitness programs and services.
Coordinates programs, classes and special events.
Develops and implements goals and objectives for the department.
Establishes priorities, schedules and methods for programs to determine suitability and acceptance.
Identifies community needs and implements new programming.
Recruits hires and trains staff. Evaluates the performance of the Fitness Coordinator and staff and monitors work – time records.
Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises and reviews the work of staff involved in sports programming and activities.
Provides and coordinates staff trainings. Works with staff to correct teaching deficiencies and implement discipline procedures.
Schedules and supervises the day-to-day operations of fitness facilities.
Requisitions and maintains equipment.
Monitors program compliance with the laws/standards, regulations and guidelines, related to the provisions of fitness activities and services.
Evaluates operations and activities and recommend improvements and modifications.
Participates in budget preparation and administration. Prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations. Submits justifications for budget items and monitors and controls expenditures.
Maintains awareness of new developments in the fitness industry. Develops new services and programs, modifies and incorporates improvements in existing program offerings.
Develops and administers contracts for specialized programs and classes.
Performs a variety of duties related to public relations and the publicizing of all programs and activities. Prepares and coordinates publicity for events including: press releases, newsletters, flyers, pamphlets and brochures.
Conducts regular meetings for staff. Organizes and conducts workshops and trainings for staff.
Prepares and maintains a variety of records and develop reports concerning new or on-going programs and program effectiveness. Evaluate programs regularly.
Maintains records for registrations and participation.
Answers questions and provides information to the public. Investigate complaints and recommend corrective action necessary to resolve complaints.


Knowledge of:
Procedures for developing and implementing a variety of fitness programs, classes and services.
Laws/standards, rules, regulations and guidelines related to provisions of programming and operations.
Hazards inherent in fitness programs and necessary safety practices to minimize exposure.
Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation for full and part-time staff.
Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment.
Operation and maintenance of fitness equipment.

Ability to:
Administer all classes offered.
Coordinate, organize and implement activities and specialized events.
Participate in long-range strategic planning of the Fitness department services and programs.
Prepare and distribute publicity concerning new or on-going offerings.
Demonstrate good written and oral communication skills. Prepare business letters and basic reports using proper spelling and grammar.
Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
Understand community needs for youth & adult and evaluate activities according to those needs.
Monitor program compliance with related laws/standards, regulations and guidelines.
Effectively use good customer service skills.
Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with program participants, other city employees and officials, community groups, the public and media representatives.

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major work in Recreation Administration, Public or Business Administration, or a related field is desired. Three years of experience in the administration and supervision of comprehensive sports programs and activities. Three years of teaching experience in fitness instruction. Experience in management.

Ability to perform moderate physical work. To lift and carry up to 50 pounds and occasionally more. Ability to operate various field maintenance equipment when necessary. Ability to stand, walk, sit, ride, climb, bend, kneel, twist and perform similar body movements. Possesses hand / eye / foot coordination adequate to operate office equipment including a computer and a vehicle. Ability to talk and hear in person and by telephone. Ability to see and read instructions, manuals, recreation and athletic programs in progress, and characters on a computer screen.

A valid Colorado Driver's License with good driving record.
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Ability to complete FEMA ICS 100 and IS 700 training within six (6) months of hire.