City of Athens, TX
Cain Center Manager
City of Athens, TX
City of Athens, Texas
508 E Tyler Street
75751 Athens , TX
Responsibilities Include: 

Oversee daily operations, activities, programs and services of the Cain Center, develop, plan and implement goals and objectives relating to department operations, recommend and administer policies and procedures, comply with all written department and City policies and procedures and maintain department efficiency, effectiveness and safety.  Project additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies.  Participate, oversee and manage the administration of the department budget, budget Projections and justifications for the annual budget.  Serve as a member of the City's management team; provide information and recommendations regarding operations.  Development strategic long range and short range plans to determine goals and objectives for the department.  Development and maintain comprehensive Capital Improvement Plan for the Cain Center.  Participate in Parks Board Meetings.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Recreational Manager, Parks Management or Business Management; and other related coursework and training that demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning and practices in this profession.  Five years of progressively responsible experience in managing a facility of similar size.  Certification in pool operation (CPO) preferred.

Special Skills/Abilities/Knowledge: 

Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: knowledge of managing similar size municipal facilities, knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and codes pertaining to parks, recreation, and pool management, knowledge of principles of budget development and administration, knowledge of organization, administration and personnel management, skill in developing and administering sound departmental policies, skill in effective oral and written communication, skill in conducting inspections of a  large recreation and pool facility, skill in planning, developing and implementing department procedures and objectives, skill in effectively leading, supervising and delegating duties to assigned staff, skill in resolving citizen complaints and concerns, skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Work Environment: 

Must be able to work in outdoors and in an office setting, must be able to work in stressful situations and may be exposed to varying conditions associated with providing recreational services.