Recreation Supervisor

Recreation Supervisor

July 28, 2022

  • Full Time
  • Farmington
  • August 26, 2022

Website Winding Trails, Inc.

Non profit

Summary of Responsibilities: The Recreation Supervisor, under the general direction of the Executive Director, plans, coordinates and supervises the operation of numerous programs at Winding Trails. This position is primarily responsible for the coordinating and running of a variety of events and programs.

Essential Functions:

  • Plans, schedules, and organizes a wide range of activities including sporting, cultural, and holiday events.
  • Maintains calendars, reports, and evaluations on all recreation programs.
  • Purchases supplies and equipment as needed for programs and makes recommendations for purchases.
  • Hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates the staff associated with these programs.
  • Schedules staff and organizes payroll for Financial Manager.
  • Monitors income and expenses and makes recommendations for annual and capital budget related to these programs.
  • Recommends new programs, improvements, and their associated costs.
  • Organizes and manages volunteers for special events
  • Assists with the promotion of these activities through flyers, newsletters, and social media.
  • Runs programs independently.
  • Assists with outdoor adventure, cross country ski, environmental programs, etc.

Other Functions:

  •  Assists in performing office administration tasks as needed.
  • Assists with facility maintenance as needed.
  • Completes all other duties as assigned.

Additional Comments/Information:

This is not a "camp" position but a position that operates major events and programs for Winding Trails constituents.  Winding Trails is a 380 acre recreation area with 80 acre lake, sports fields, 12.5 miles of trails, and more. This position will involve implementing and running recreation, sport, education, holiday, and musical events and programs.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree from a recognized educational institution in Recreation, Physical Education, or related field is preferred.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups, both professional and non-professional, co-workers, management personnel, the public and others.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced office environment with interruptions, heavy traffic flow, and juggle multiple priorities.
  • Current CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications is required or ability to acquire within six months.
  • Ability to work extra hours including weekends and nights as required to fulfill job duties.
  • Valid Connecticut Driver’s license.
  • Able to think quickly, assess a situation and make a sound decision.
  • Knowledge of recreation and camp related theory, principles, and practices.
  • Solid working knowledge of computers, websites, Microsoft products, spreadsheets, and database software.
  • Strong customer focus in all tasks and activities, even while at times under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills; able to communicate effectively and articulately in    writing and orally.

Suggested Experience:

  • Minimum two years of experience in camp, recreation, or related field


Company: Winding Trails, Inc.

Location: Farmington

ACA Accredited: Yes

Time Frame: Year Round

Type of Position: Administrative

Day or Night: Day

Salary: $40,000 - $60,000

Application Deadline: Friday, August 26, 2022

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