Recreation And Parks Community Supervisor Ii

Baltimore County
35 per week $54,517 - $62,265 Per year MD 9831 Van Buren Ln, Cockeysville, MD 21030, United States


Pay Schedule VI, Grade 28, Regular Schedule:  35 hours per week

A vacancy exists in the Department of Recreation and Parks.

A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.

Current and future vacancies occurring in this class may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.

This job announcement may close at any time with little or no notice.  Applicants are advised to apply promptly.

All interested candidates must apply at this time.

List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experience on your application.  Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.

Note:  Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered.  A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position.  Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

You mustattach your transcript(s)/degree(s) and license(s)/certification(s) to your application. Unofficial copies are acceptable.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered.  Proof of licenses, certifications, and/or education must be submitted with each application.

Examples of Duties

Job Purpose
Under general supervision, plans, organizes, and supervises recreation and park programs in a large park or a highly complex community of the County.

Essential Job Duties

  • Plans, directs, and manages diversified recreation and parks programs for a wide variety of groups including all ages and special populations at various schools, community colleges, community buildings, open space and leased sites, or in a very large park. 
  • Organizes, schedules and conducts diversified leisure programs which may include athletics, fitness, nature, and arts and sciences.  
  • Directs and participates in County-wide and area-wide events. 
  • Organizes and directs community events and tournaments. 
  • Conducts surveys to determine County interests and needs and cooperates with county and community agencies to promote recreation programs.  
  • Develops and promotes fund raising activities. 
  • Meets with school administrators and others to schedule and/or arrange the use of buildings, parks and other facilities by the public.  
  • Ensures safety standards and required maintenance and/or custodial services are provided at the site. 
  • Attends meetings of civic and social organizations in the community.  
  • Acts as an administrator for the facilities and programs for the department. 
  • Publicizes recreation and park programs in newspapers and distributes informational materials to libraries and other community establishments to promote leisure services. 
  • Prepares budget estimates and assists in preparing financial statements.  
  • Assists in the purchase, inventory, and storage of supplies and equipment.  
  • Compiles program and facility reports as needed.  
  • Trains, supervises, and coordinates the work of subordinate full and part-time staff and volunteers.  
  • Sets priorities, interprets departmental policy, and manages site.
Examples of Other Duties:
Performs other related duties as required.

NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.


Required Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in recreation and parks, physical education, business or public administration, behavioral or health sciences, education, or a closely related field;
At least two (2) years' progressively responsible experience in supervising a wide variety of organized recreation activities in a small community setting.

Education beyond a bachelor's degree in one of the fields listed above may be substituted on a year-for year basis.

Additional qualifying experience may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required education.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Entry Level)

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and theory of programming recreational and leisure activities. 
  • Knowledge of adaptive recreational programs.  
  • Knowledge of the development and assessment of leisure activities for a community. 
  • Skill in developing, organizing and directing diversified recreational activities.  
  • Skill in planning and scheduling the use of buildings and other facilities.  
  • Skill in publicizing recreational activities.  
  • Skill in maintaining recreational and park facilities. 
  • Ability to recruit, train and supervise subordinate recreation personnel, both salaried and volunteer. 
  • Ability to suggest, organize and conduct fund-raising events. 
 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Full Performance)
  • Knowledge of County and departmental rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.  
  • Knowledge of departmental recreation and parks programs, services, and operations including therapeutic recreation services.  
  • Knowledge of the scope of services provided by community agencies. 
  • Skill in preparing reports and documenting program activities.  
  • Skill in representing the County at recreation and parks council meetings and other community events. 
Licenses and Certificates
Possession of a valid license equivalent to a noncommercial, class C Maryland driver's license is required at the time of appointment.

Proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education
Applicants are required to submit proof of licenses, certifications and education beyond high school to meet the required qualifications of the position. Diplomas or transcripts must show the applicant's major field of study.  Copies and unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education will result in your application not being considered.

Proof of Degree Equivalency
Applicants who have obtained a degree from outside the United States of America are required to submit degree equivalence documentation from World Education Services, Inc. (

Mail or deliver documents to:
ATTN:  Recreation Community Supervisor II
Office of Human Resources
Baltimore County Government
308 Allegheny Avenue
Towson, MD 21204

You mustattach your transcript(s)/degree(s) and license(s)/certification(s) to your application. Unofficial copies are acceptable. 

Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions. Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.

Conditions of Employment

Employees hired after July 1, 2022 are required to participate in the Baltimore County Employees’ Retirement System, with very limited exceptions.  

Employees in this classification are required to work nights, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.

Physical and Environmental Conditions
The work of this classification entails travel to recreation and park sites, facilities and meetings throughout the County.

Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for employment with Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination, drug screening and employment investigation, including, but not limited to criminal background, education certification and fingerprinting checks.