Website National Sports Center for the Disabled

Equipment and Facilities Supervisor

Location: Winter Park, CO
Department: Operations
Reports to: Operations & Communications Director
Supervises: Equipment and Facilities staff and volunteers
FLSA Status: Exempt
Classification: Year Round, Full Time

About the NSCD

We are Colorado’s most comprehensive provider of adaptive outdoor experiences.  We offer more programs, in more places, in more ways that change lives. The National Sports Center for the Disabled is a leading provider of adaptive outdoor recreation experiences committed to helping individuals with disabilities, their caregivers and the broader community rethink ability. Through the power of adaptive innovation, recreation and Colorado’s great outdoors, we are transforming lives, families and communities and creating a world that celebrates each person’s  abilities.​

Our exhilarating adaptive outdoor experiences help participants make the very most of their passion, their talents and their aspirations. They discover a renewed sense of confidence, reignite the pure joy of play, and find motivation to try new things, meet new people and believe in their own abilities. With industry-leading adaptive equipment, renowned coaches, instructors and volunteers and unmatched mountain and metro programs, we change the perceptions of athletes of all levels and help them, and the world, #RethinkAbility.

Position Overview

The Equipment Supervisor is responsible for the equipment and facilities department of the NSCD in the Winter Park/Grand County and Denver metro areas.  They oversee the daily operation of the NSCD equipment, facilities and vehicles at all locations. The Equipment Supervisor trains, supervises, and certifies equipment staff and volunteers and manages equipment inventory for the organization.

Job Duties

The job duties of this position are performed personally and/or in coordination with other staff.  Additional work functions and duties may be assigned.      

  • Oversee the daily operation of the NSCD Equipment Shop.
  • Develop supplies and equipment budget for program operations department and recommend major capital project expenditures.
  • Manage master inventory database to ensure maintenance of accurate data for all equipment, vehicles and trailers. Conduct annual inventory check and periodic updates as needed.
  • Order inventory as dictated by budget and capital project plan. Process and approve invoices and payments.
  • Facilitate new adaptive equipment ideas and development with partner agencies.
  • Plan and organize daily staff and volunteer schedules and delegate work to staff, volunteers, and interns.
  • Supervise coordination and setting of equipment for group programs and individual lessons based on participant assessments and maintain daily records.
  • Tailor and modify adaptive equipment as needed.
  • Inspect, maintain, and repair all equipment, vehicles and trailers for NSCD programs as specified by manufacturers.
  • Provide routine and annual maintenance support for on- and off-site equipment, vehicles and trailers.
  • Provide technical support on equipment and vehicles to instructors and participants.
  • Train new personnel in vehicle, trailer and equipment procedures, safety and certification.
  • Manage all facilities at Winter Park and Denver offices and off-site locations including, but not limited to, Jim Creek campground and trail system, therapeutic horseback riding center facilities, river trailer, leg shack (seasonal placement and removal).
  • Manage the checkout, registration, care, physical maintenance and service of all NSCD vehicles, trailers and Winter Park owned snowmobiles.
  • Train and test staff for binding certification.
  • Coordinate equipment for off-site programs (Winter Park/Fraser and Denver metro based).
  • Instruct individual or group lessons using appropriate teaching progressions and exercises in programs where qualified and as needed.
  • Attend clinics and continuing education classes specific to programs and equipment.
  • Attend all required NSCD training sessions and meets standards to pass training.
  • Maintain and enforce safety standards established by NSCD policies and procedures. Set example by consistently following safety procedures and utilizing appropriate safety equipment.
  • Create and maintain a friendly, congenial, and helpful attitude while effectively dealing with guests and other employees.

Supervision

  • Effectively supervise and manage direct reports and provide, by example and leadership, motivation and direction to employees of the organization.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable state and federal employment laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; recognizing and rewarding employees; corrective disciplinary procedures and practices under direction of the President/CEO, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Conduct annual employee performance reviews in a timely and effective manner.  Evaluate performance of employees for compliance with established policies and objectives of the organization and contributions in attaining objectives.
  • Set the tone of the department to ensure morale, team work, and that the positive employment culture of the organization is maintained.
  • Regularly schedule leadership/management, department, and staff 1:1 meetings to provide leadership, development, and a forum for communication to ensure coordination and collaboration in meeting organization and individual goals.

Professional Performance

  • Adhere to all Personnel Policies and Procedures for the Agency.
  • Maintain professional standards of performance, demeanor, and appearance at all times; act as a “role model” both at and away from the Agency.
  • Maintain a creative, team-building approach to job performance and seek to bring a constructive, problem solving orientation to all tasks.
  • Performs all tasks and responsibilities with attention to detail and in a complete and timely manner, complying with agency policies and standards and conforming to the scheduling requirements of the job and program.
  • Maintain an awareness of the agency’s mission and work to promote the positive individual and social change goals it embodies.
  • Exercise discretion and professional judgment at all times keeping with the responsibilities carried personally and by the agency for the care and welfare of the clients.
  • Act with honesty and integrity in all aspects of Agency business.
  • Actively strive to upgrade professional skills through engaging in appropriate professional training and experience.
  • Actively strive to create and maintain a culturally sensitive, and appropriate environment through communication and interaction that demonstrates respect for diversity.

Other duties may be assigned

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Current binding certifications
  • One-year supervisory experience
  • Two years’ experience as a ski technician
  • One year experience with adaptive equipment, including Mechanical knowledge of mono, bi and dual skis, boot fitting including canting and foot bed construction.
  • One year facilities maintenance experience
  • Experience and expertise is using the following (but not limited to) equipment: drills, mounting jigs, heat gun, wax, wax iron, files, miscellaneous hand tools, P-tex gun, pipe cutters, belt sander, waxer, edger, etc. and hand tools such as hammers, files, screwdrivers, dykes, etc.
  • Intermediate skier, snowboard and Nordic skills as well as knowledge of techniques and body movement and how they relate to equipment.
  • Must be computer proficient and possess experience of Microsoft Office Suite and able to learn new software as needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including writing and report development.
  • Ability to implement agency vision, mission, values and strategic plan.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and to assess and change priorities based upon agency needs.
  • Strategic thinker who communicates professionally and effectively with diverse staff, volunteers, donors, prospects, and community stakeholders.
  • Ability to maintain consistent exercise of discretion and confidentiality in the performance of duties.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of autonomy, initiative and exercise personal judgment in a fast-paced environment with a strong sense of humor and integrity.
  • Superior skills to organize, plan, and execute the full scope of required programs.
  • Knowledge of disabilities and of adaptive recreation and equipment is desirable.
  • Candidates must possess a Colorado driver’s license, meet background check criteria and meet criteria regarding clearance to drive company vehicles including 15 passenger vans and vehicles with large towing capacity, snowmobiles, surface and aerial lifts, as required.

Physical Requirements

  • Able to work a majority of the time outside at high altitude in varying conditions including uneven and slick terrain and unpredictable weather and situations.
  • Physically able to assist participants with adaptive recreation equipment, position adjustments, transfers, and movement during activities
  • Able to lift a minimum of 75 lbs. with assistance.
  • Dexterity, auditory and visual acuity to operate computers and phones or mobile devices.
  • Auditory and visual acuity to interact with guests, students, clients on a daily basis
  • Able to successfully manage multiple, high priority tasks in a fast-paced and often times crowded and noisy environment.

Work Schedule

This is a full time, year round position.  The work schedule varies based on seasonal programming needs, generally from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.  This position will require weekends and/or evenings supporting the programming needs of the agency.

Salary

The salary range for this position is $40,500 – 47,000.  Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, and performance. The range listed is just one component of NSCD’s total compensation package for employees.

For more information, or to apply, please visit www.nscd.org, or send a resume and cover letter to .

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@nscd.org