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City of Oviedo - Recreation Events Supervisor
Job Postings
Written by Suzanne Neve   
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 12:29 PM

City of Oviedo

Position: Recreation Events Supervisor (FLSA: Exempt; Shift-Full-time; will include evenings & weekends)

Opening Date: 2/10/17

Closing Date: 2/24/17 11:59pm

Salary: $18.10/hour

Location: Oviedo on the Park, 299 Center Lake Lane, Oviedo, FL


Work Objective:

Performs intermediate professional work planning and coordinating a variety of special events and recreation events for the Center Lake Park Amphitheater and Cultural Center. Supervises assigned personnel.  Does related work as required.  Work is performed under supervision of the Recreation Manager. 


Essential Functions:

The list of essential functions, as outlined herein, is intended to be representative of the tasks performed within this classification.   It is not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class.  The omission of an essential function does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.

Supervises and evaluates recreation aide specialists and part-time seasonal staff at Center Lake Park Amphitheater.
Responsibilities include: supervising, interviewing, training, appraising work performance, assigning and directing staff, rewarding and disciplining employees and recommending hiring new employees.
Schedules, organizes, and coordinates logistical requirements for a variety of events; participates in pre-event planning, maintains records and files; prepares reports.
Plans, organizes, implements and supervises special events and recreation activities at the Center Lake Park Amphitheater and Cultural Center; oversees and participates in promotional activities for Center Lake Park Amphitheater and Cultural Center; prepares and maintains recreation events and files, records and reports.
Promotes usage of Center Lake Park Amphitheater and Cultural Center by greeting and answering client questions;
Coordinates advertising for programs and events at Center Lake Park;
Ensures proper event set-ups, changes, adjustments as requested by users and resolves event- related challenges;
Coordinates the proper upkeep of rental facilities, contents, and grounds.
Performs administrative work, including answering phones, keeping records and accounts related to the operation of the Center Lake Park Amphitheater and Cultural Center; composes letters, prepares reports, correspondence, fliers, and monthly summaries outlining work activities.
Conducts tours of the Center Lake Park Amphitheater and Cultural Center informing prospective users of the public services and multiple facilities; promotes favorable image of the City.
Coordinates the completion of evaluations for each event by soliciting patron and user comments regarding the facility and services provided;
Documents, evaluates, and reports on activities performed, problems encountered, taken actions, and related information; recommends changes in operational procedures based on findings.


Collects and records rental fees and deposits; assigns rental rooms in accordance with established policies and patron needs; compiles statistical information on schedules, maintenance and facility use; assists with the Center Lake Park Amphitheater and Cultural Center budget planning.
Serves as liaison to caterers of the Center Lake Park Amphitheater and Cultural Center and ensures contract compliance.  Accepts and processes caterer payments according to the agreement.
Enforces departmental rules and regulations.
Prepares and recommends policies and procedures for division.
Performs related tasks as required.


Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Event Management, or related field and three (3) years of special event planning and/or event programming experience. Valid driver license (must obtain Florida driver license within 30 days of employment). American Red Cross (ARC) First Aid certification (must obtain within one year of employment). Event Planners Association and Association of Certified Professional Wedding Consultants certification preferred. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.  Will be required to work weekend and evening hours.


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Job Postings
Written by Suzanne Neve   
Thursday, February 09, 2017 07:50 AM






OPENING DATE:       JANUARY 23, 2017



JOB TYPE:                FULL-TIME 

SALARY:                   $35,000 - $45,000 (Hire range) DOQ


UPDATED:                January 20, 2017


Projects and duties as assigned by the Executive Director and under the direction of various staff members to assist the CRA with economic and business development programs, marketing, and special events. 


Economic and Business Development Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate meetings between CRA staff and project consultants.
  • Work with area businesses to ascertain their needs and use collected information to assist the CRA to develop and/or refine the CRA’s economic development programs.
  • Maintain the CRA’s database of area businesses.
  • Promote CRA Economic Development grant programs at various events.
  • Provide technical assistance to area businesses regarding marketing and promotions.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.


Marketing Responsibilities:

  • Assist with maintaining daily, weekly and monthly updates on CRA’s social media sites, i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
  • Assist with maintaining and updating e-mail distribution lists (media, residents, and business owners) in iContact.
  • Assist in development and distribution of marketing collateral to local businesses and community members including direct mail, event posters, flyers, agency brochures, etc.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with all marketing and special event vendors.
  • Assist with maintaining CRA website for current and accurate content.


  • Create and maintain calendar spreadsheet for production of marketing materials such as but not limited to banners, print ads, postcards, billboards and website.
  • Assist with creation of inserts for Utility Bill advertising, newspaper ads and coordinate advertising schedule.
  • Create and distribute media advisories to local media sources as needed.


Event Responsibilities:

  • Assist with maintaining daily updates on CRA’s social media sites, i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube for upcoming events and event calendar.
  • Assist with the planning, preparation, set-up and management of events.
  • Assist with inspections for placement of port-o-lets, tower lights, generators and street closures     information.
  • Distribute event flyers to all distribution contact lists.
  • Coordinate advertising efforts for events on City and Chamber of Commerce websites.
  • Update CRA's on-hold message and event information line.
  • Purchase items for events as needed.
    • Attend day-of-event and assist with day-of-event activities, including: signage, banners, set-up of tables, chairs, lighting, and centerpieces.
    • General office duties including: data entry, faxing, filing and copying.


  • Qualifications: Two or Four-year degree preferred but not required, three to five years’ professional experience in public relations, marketing, event planning and management or public redevelopment field a minimum.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Access, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Familiarity with basic HTML and the Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license.
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends as needed.
  • Physical ability – Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials such as signs, tables, boxes, decorations, etc. (20-50 pounds).



An Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V


For more information regarding this posting or to apply please contact Sarah Huang from CareerSource at



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