Springville Parks & Recreation


Welcome to City of Springville, Alabama Parks and Recreation! 


You can now register for our programs online and make your facility reservations online as well. Click the 'Account' link in the menu to setup your account for future registrations or facility reservations.
  


Park Board meetings are held the 4th Monday of the month at City Hall at 6:30pm.



NOW HIRING! 

City of Springville Job Application

Athletic Director     

 
JOB DESCRIPTION
PARKS & RECREATION
 ATHLETIC DIRECTOR

 

JOB SUMMARY

Full-time position with benefits. Individuals working as Athletic Director will be responsible for overseeing the administration of sports and recreational programs for events and activities. Such individuals perform professional duties in planning, developing, coordinating, implementing, and supervising recreation and athletic programs for the city. The Athletic Director will oversee the following sports: baseball, basketball, softball, flag football, tackle football, adult softball, sports parks playing surfaces. Perform administrative office duties in the Parks and Recreation Department as required or as assigned by the Director. Oversee game fields, sports staff, volunteers, officials and assist with property improvement projects.   

DEPARTMENT

  • Parks and Recreation

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

  • Director

    PAY

  • Range: 20.19 – 31.32 per hour

JOB DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organize and oversee the administration of sports and recreation programs events and activities including baseball, basketball, softball, flag football, tackle football, adult softball.  
  • Assist with planning, organizing, developing, scheduling, and evaluating recreation and athletic programs and sports facilities and athletics staff and volunteers.
  • Oversight of preparing game fields including field painting, chalking, watering and dragging.
  • Coordinates volunteer requests from the community; recruit, train and supervise volunteer coaches, athletics staff and committee members.
  • Assists with public relation communications such as emails, social media, banner sales, preparing and distributing flyers and brochures.
  • Assists with preparing and administering individual program and facility budget as appropriate; monitor expenditures and payroll in accordance with established procedure.
  • Schedules recreation facilities and supervises the condition of sports facilities.
  • Assists maintenance with property improvement projects as needed.
  • Conducts and attends a variety of training seminars, staff meetings, coaching clinics, and community meetings.
  • Maintains sports inventory and equipment; distributes supplies and equipment; assists with ordering supplies and equipment for recreation and athletic programs.
  • Monitors participant compliance with all policies, laws, rules and regulations of recreation and athletic programs.
  • Provides clerical support, program registration, answer telephones, and maintains correspondence with other divisions or agencies; may respond to public inquiries.
  • The above is not intended as an exhaustive list of duties / responsibilities and the employee shall be required to perform any other related duties as directed by the Parks and Recreation Director.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Bachelor's degree in recreation administration, physical education, social work, psychology or closely related field and one (1) year experience in public recreation; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Paid experience working at an administrative level developing, organizing and administering organized league programs involving various athletic youth sports (e.g., baseball, basketball, softball, football, flag football, tackle football, adult softball, soccer, etc.) to include facility operations, planning and monitoring programs. Experience developing and monitoring an operational budget.

SKILLS

  • Knowledge of various sports and game rules, regulations, techniques and other related information is needed to act as a coach or game official.
  • Knowledge of principles involved in the management of staff/personnel.
  • Knowledge of procedure and guidelines governing the purchase of equipment, supplies, services.
  • Knowledge of parks, maintenance and sports field management is desired.
  • Administrative skills operating computer programs (e.g., outlook, excel, google drive, word)
  • Capacity to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to adapt to the daily challenges associated with a busy work environment.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Strong problem solving, conflict management and organizational skills.
  • Capable of lifting equipment and a variety of heavy objects.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends, and nights.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The physical demands of the position are significant. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be required to walk, stand, sit, bend, talk and hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and may be required to do so on a frequent basis. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is conducted both in an office setting as well as regular field visits to outdoor worksites.

 

Please submit City of Springville application and resume to rhopkins@cityofspringville.com

 

Part-Time Senior Center Bus Driver 


JOB SUMMARY

Part time position. The City of Springville is searching for a bus driver with a heart for service for the seniors within the Springville community. Candidates must be able to navigate directions successfully. Experience in transporting people is beneficial, and a basic knowledge of our service area is expected. Our driver is expected to drive a 26/28 passenger bus. Must have your CDL and Passenger endorsement.  Typically, drivers will drive 2 outings a month most months and possibly a 3-day trip, once a year. Adherence to City, State and Federal polices and laws is mandatory. Safety cautious individuals is a must.


DEPARTMENT

·       Parks and Recreation

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

·       Senior Center Director

JOB DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

·       Capacity to work both independently and in a team environment.

·       Excellent communication and customer service skills.

·       Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions.

·       Strong problem solving, conflict management and organizational skills.

·       Ability to work flexible hours as needed.

·       Time management skills ensuring arrival to locations on time.

  • Transport Senior Citizen’s to their destination safely without sudden adjustments in speed and direction.
  • Adhere to the City of Springville’s policies and procedures handbook.
  • Organize and oversee general bus maintenance monitoring; check oil, fuel and notify Sr. Center Director of any maintenance needs.
  • Assist Seniors and staff with any tasks as needed.
  • The driver must be an adept driver, efficient in cruising through all traffic and weather conditions safely and smoothly.
  • The driver must be able to work well with others with sincere, honest, and transparent interactions.
  • The driver should take proper care of the Senior Citizen’s while transporting.
  • Know how to keep a level head in a busy environment.
  • Must be passionate about helping people with a heart for service.
  • Monitors participant compliance with all policies, laws, rules, and regulations of the Senior Center.
  • Must be available for the entire day of trips and activities.
  • Capable of lifting objects such as luggage to load the bus and assist seniors entering/exiting.
  • The above is not intended as an exhaustive list of responsibilities and the employee shall be required to perform any other related duties as directed by the Senior Center Director.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications:

·       Valid CDL driver’s license

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be required to walk, stand, sit, bend, talk and hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is conducted both indoors as well as regular field visits to outdoor sites.

Please submit City of Springville application and resume to bweimer@cityofspringville.com







 

 








Facility Reservations

Online Facility Reservation

Use this to get information about facility reservations and reserve time for pavilions and fields. This does NOT include team practice reservations. Use the 'Practice Reservations' screen for scheduling practices.

Practice Reservations

Use this screen to find and reserve available practice reservation space. You must be a coach and have a team registered and defined.

Facility & Game Calendars

Our facility calendar contains facility reservation openings. Our game calendar contains game and practice schedules.

Facility Calendar Game Calendar
Useful Links
Job Opportunities


General City Job Application
LINK HERE: City of Springville Job Application
 

Part-Time BCCNP Attendant 

JOB SUMMARY

The part-time Parks and Recreation Big Canoe Creek Nature Preserve Attendant will perform diverse duties assisting in the day-to-day oversight and patrol of the Big Canoe Creek Nature Preserve grounds, trailheads, trails, parking lot, facilities, and public areas. The position is primarily supervising the Big Canoe Nature Preserve on weekends.

Nothing in this Job Description shall constitute an offer of employment, or a contract of employment, and nothing shall be rightly construed accordingly.

DEPARTMENT

·       Parks and Recreation/Big Canoe Creek Nature Preserve

Pay

·       Paygrade 8

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

·       BCCNP Manager

JOB DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under direction from the BCCNP Manager support efforts include:

·       Responsible for ensuring the entrance gate opens and/or closes at designated seasonal times of operation.

·       Capable of hiking and learning all trails of the Preserve.

·       Removes litter from grounds, parking lots, and other public areas; assesses, empties,

and maintains proper waste receptacles/containers and materials.

·       Notifies the Manager or Maintenance Tech of any reported adverse trail conditions, i.e., fallen tree obstructing a trail, etc.

·       Report to the Manager or Maintenance Tech any repairs needed for all tables, benches, fences, kiosks, signs, doors, gates, railing, and small structures.

·       Enforces compliance with preserve rules tactfully and courteously.

·       Maintains restrooms for cleanliness and ensures adequate toilet paper available.

·       Performs customer service functions; provides information and assistance relating to facilities or activities.

·       Responds to routine questions/complaints, research problems, and initiate problem resolution.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications:

·       Valid driver’s license

·       High School Diploma or G.E.D

·       Ability to work a flexible schedule, including being on-call.

SKILLS

·       Capacity to work both independently and in a team environment

·       Able to operate a UTV and Mountain e-bike.

·       Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.

·       Ability to work flexible hours, primarily weekends.

·       Ability to provide quality customer service to guests.

·       Ability to represent BCCNP/City of Springville professionally.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

The physical demands of the position are significant.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be required to walk, stand, sit, bend, talk and hear, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds and may be required to do so frequently.  The employee will be required to exert significant physical effort to perform the job duties and responsibilities of this job.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

If necessary, reasonable accommodations will be made to allow an applicant selected to the position to perform the necessary functions thereof.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Exceptional candidates will have some or all of the following:

·       Knowledge of the flora and fauna of Alabama

·       Knowledge of GPS/GIS

·       Trail Maintenance knowledge or experience

·       Extensive experience in customer service

·       FIRST Aid / CPR training or certifications

? Part-time position: Weekends Primarily: 5 to 6-hour days Saturday and/or Sunday.

? Applicants subject to a Background Check, Driving Record Check, and Drug Screening

Please submit the City of Springville application and resume to Doug Morrison at dmorrison@cityofspringville.com. 480 Springville Station Blvd. Springville AL 35146



Part-Time Senior Center Bus Driver 


JOB SUMMARY

Part time position. The City of Springville is searching for a bus driver with a heart for service for the seniors within the Springville community. Candidates must be able to navigate directions successfully. Experience in transporting people is beneficial, and a basic knowledge of our service area is expected. Our driver is expected to drive a 26/28 passenger bus. Must have your CDL and Passenger endorsement.  Typically, drivers will drive 2 outings a month most months and possibly a 3-day trip, once a year. Adherence to City, State and Federal polices and laws is mandatory. Safety cautious individuals is a must.


DEPARTMENT

·       Parks and Recreation

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

·       Senior Center Director

JOB DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

·       Capacity to work both independently and in a team environment.

·       Excellent communication and customer service skills.

·       Ability to work in a variety of weather conditions.

·       Strong problem solving, conflict management and organizational skills.

·       Ability to work flexible hours as needed.

·       Time management skills ensuring arrival to locations on time.

  • Transport Senior Citizen’s to their destination safely without sudden adjustments in speed and direction.
  • Adhere to the City of Springville’s policies and procedures handbook.
  • Organize and oversee general bus maintenance monitoring; check oil, fuel and notify Sr. Center Director of any maintenance needs.
  • Assist Seniors and staff with any tasks as needed.
  • The driver must be an adept driver, efficient in cruising through all traffic and weather conditions safely and smoothly.
  • The driver must be able to work well with others with sincere, honest, and transparent interactions.
  • The driver should take proper care of the Senior Citizen’s while transporting.
  • Know how to keep a level head in a busy environment.
  • Must be passionate about helping people with a heart for service.
  • Monitors participant compliance with all policies, laws, rules, and regulations of the Senior Center.
  • Must be available for the entire day of trips and activities.
  • Capable of lifting objects such as luggage to load the bus and assist seniors entering/exiting.
  • The above is not intended as an exhaustive list of responsibilities and the employee shall be required to perform any other related duties as directed by the Senior Center Director.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications:

·       Valid CDL driver’s license

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will frequently be required to walk, stand, sit, bend, talk and hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is conducted both indoors as well as regular field visits to outdoor sites.

Please submit City of Springville application and resume to bweimer@cityofspringville.com

Splash Pad Manager Job Description: 

This seasonal part-time and flexible position will oversee the staffing of the Big Springs Splash Pad in Springville, AL. The splash pad manager will handle scheduling, customer service, and daily employee operations. 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Overseeing splash pad employees 

  • Scheduling

  • Managing time-off requests

  • Creating a schedule for employees 

  • Managing coverage for missing staff

  • Managing time clock 

  • Daily Check-Ins

  • Visiting the splash pad to ensure employees are performing roles and responsibilities

  • Ensuring the splash pad is being cleaned properly by splash pad staff

  • Coordinating with Parks and Rec Staff during weather events 

  • Advising splash pad employees on closure for lightning/weather/etc. 

  • On-Call 

  • The splash pad manager will serve as the point of contact for staff to contact with any issues that arise during the shift.

  • Customer Service 

  • Handling customer service issues as they arise 

 

  • Training 

  • Assisting in training the employees before the season begins 

Skills & Qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Driver License 

  • Basic Computer Skills 

  • Must be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions 

  • Must be willing to travel to and from the Big Springs Splash Pad to check on employees 

  • Must be willing to be on-call during hours of operation of the Splash Pad 

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds as needed: e.g. emptying trash bags, pop up tent


Please submit City of Springville application and resume to lcleaver@cityofspringville.com

 




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