Township of Toms River, NJ
Ocean County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Township Council of the Township of Dover (now Toms River) 6-22-2004 by Ord. No. 3884-04;[1]amended in its entirety 5-13-2008 by Ord. No. 4136-08. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Adoption of Administrative Code — See Ch. 1, Art. III.
Municipal bathing beaches, swim clubs and swimming pools — See Ch. 175.
Golf courses — See Ch. 325.
Parking lots at recreation areas — See Ch. 378.
Municipal parks — See Ch. 383.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also superseded former Ch. 56, Hazardous Materials Management, adopted 6-26-1984 by Ord. No. 2248-84, as amended. See now Ch. 120, Hazardous Materials Management.

§ 56-1 Department established.

There shall be a Department of Recreation, the head of which shall be the Director of Recreation. The Department of Recreation shall consist of four divisions as follows:
A. 
Division of General Recreation.
B. 
Division of Beaches.
C. 
Division of the Bey Lea Golf Course Utility.
D. 
Division of the Winding River Ice Rinks Utility.

§ 56-2 Divisions.

A. 
Division of General Recreation. This division shall consist of all programs and events relating to Township playgrounds, swimming pools, athletic fields, and other Township recreational facilities, except the Bey Lea Golf Course and Winding River Ice Rinks.
B. 
Division of Beaches. This division shall consist of all programs and events relating to Township beaches, including Ortley Beach, Shelter Cove Beach, and Money Island Beach.
C. 
Division of the Bey Lea Golf Course Utility. This division shall consist of the Bey Lea Golf Course, Clubhouse and all programs and events relating to said facility.
D. 
Division of the Winding River Ice Rink Utility. This division shall consist of the indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks located at Winding River Park and all programs and events relating to said facilities.

§ 56-3 Position created.

There is hereby created the following positions within the Department of Recreation and the constituent divisions of said Department:
A. 
Administration.
(1) 
Director of Recreation.
(2) 
Deputy Director of Recreation.
B. 
Division of General Recreation.
(1) 
General Recreation Program Manager.
(2) 
Clerical staff including but not limited to bookkeeper, clerk typist, clerk, etc.
(3) 
Seasonal employees.
C. 
Division of Beaches.
(1) 
Beach Manager (seasonal).
(2) 
Beach Assistant Manager (seasonal).
(3) 
Seasonal employees.
D. 
Division of the Bey Lea Golf Course Utility.
(1) 
Golf Course Superintendent.
(2) 
Golf Course Clubhouse Manager.
(3) 
Golf Course Assistant Clubhouse Manager.
(4) 
Golf Course Assistant Manager.
(5) 
Senior Groundspersons.
(6) 
Groundspersons.
(7) 
Clerical staff.
(8) 
Seasonal employees.
E. 
Division of the Winding River Ice Rinks Utility.
(1) 
Ice Rink Facility Manager.
(2) 
Ice Rink Program Manager.
(3) 
Assistant Ice Rink Manager.
(4) 
Maintenance workers.
(5) 
Custodians.
(6) 
Seasonal employees.
(7) 
Clerical staff.
F. 
Salaries. The salaries and compensation of all employees shall be fixed by Council and shall be within the current Salary Ordinance.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: The current Salary Ordinance is on file in the Township offices.

§ 56-4 Director of Recreation.

A. 
Position. The head of the Department of Recreation shall be the Director of Recreation, who shall be appointed by the Mayor upon the advice and consent of the Township Council. The Director shall possess a bachelor's degree in recreation or a closely-related field and have at least five years' experience in the management and operations of recreational programs and activities.
B. 
Duties of the Director of Recreation. The Director of Recreation shall:
(1) 
Administer the work of the Department and administer and operate all Township recreational facilities and recreation programs.
(2) 
Plan and develop additional public recreational areas and facilities.
(3) 
Cooperate with other municipal departments, service clubs, and organizations in furthering recreational and cultural interests in the Township.
(4) 
Adopt reasonable rules, regulations, and bylaws subject to the approval of the Mayor and Council for the conduct of all persons participating in programs and activities or utilizing recreational facilities or equipment sponsored by the Department.
(5) 
Attend meetings of the Recreation Committee of the Township Council.
(6) 
Study, investigate, develop, and recommend recreation programs.
(7) 
Conduct studies of the present and future recreational needs of the Township and develop immediate and long-range plans in consultation with the Recreation Committee for recommendation to the Mayor and the Township Council.
(8) 
Maintain such records as may be required to control department receipts, property and personnel, and provide information to the Mayor for budgeting and financing of recreational programs. Such records shall include time cards, or the equivalent Township-approved time tracking device, for part-time and seasonal personnel.
(9) 
Be responsible to the Mayor for the proper custody and preservation of the books, records and property under his or her control, and for the faithful performance of his or her duties.
(10) 
Submit to the Mayor monthly reports concerning the conduct and progress of the Department, including receipts and monies.
(11) 
Administer the expenditure of funds in accordance with the annual budget.
(12) 
Administer the management of the public golf courses and ice rinks.
(13) 
Operate programs related to Township beaches and boardwalks.
(14) 
Hire part-time and seasonal staff as needed, with the approval of the Mayor, to carry out the functions of the Department.

§ 56-5 Deputy Director of Recreation.

A. 
Position. The Deputy Director of Recreation shall be appointed by the Director with the approval of the Mayor and shall possess a bachelor's degree in recreation or a closely-related field or, in the alternative, have at least five years' experience in the management and operation of recreational programs or activities.
B. 
Duties. The Deputy Director of Recreation shall:
(1) 
Assist the Director in the administration and operation of the programs and activities of the Department.
(2) 
Primary focus shall be the oversight of the Division of General Recreation and the Division of Beaches.
(3) 
Shall otherwise carry out such duties as specifically designated by the Director and, in the absence of the Director, assume all of the duties, responsibilities and powers of the Director or designated in this section.

§ 56-6 General Recreation Program Manager.

The Program Manager shall be hired by the Director and shall assist the Director in providing for the individual recreation programs and activities established in the Division of General Recreation and shall maintain accurate records relating to the attendance of participants and staff in said Division.

§ 56-7 Ice Rink Program Manager.

The Program Manager shall be hired by the Director with the approval of the Mayor and shall be responsible for the development, scheduling and oversight of the established ice hockey leagues, skating programs and other activities. The Program Manager shall coordinate with the Ice Rink Facility Manager to ensure the efficient operation of the ice rink facilities. This position may also serve as the Ice Rink Administrator, the primary contact for the ice rink utility, at the discretion of the Director of Recreation.

§ 56-8 Ice Rink Facility Manager.

The Ice Rink Facility Manager shall be hired by the Director with the approval of the Mayor and shall be responsible for the maintenance and/or repair of the Township ice rink facilities. The Ice Rink Facility Manager shall supervise and direct all maintenance workers, clerical, and custodial staff assigned to the ice rink facility. The Ice Rink Facility Manager shall coordinate activities with the Program Manager to ensure the efficient operation of the ice rink facilities. This position may also serve as the Ice Rink Administrator, the primary contact for the ice rink utility, at the discretion of the Director of Recreation.

§ 56-9 Ice Rink Assistant Manager.

The Ice Rink Assistant Manager shall be hired by the Director and shall assist the Ice Rink Facility Manager in the maintenance and/or repair of the Township ice rink facilities and assist the Ice Rink Program Manager with the coordination of all programs and activities. This position shall also provide support to the Bey Lea Golf Course utility at the discretion of the Director of Recreation.

§ 56-10 Golf Course Facility Manager.

The Golf Course Facility Manager shall be appointed by the Director with the approval of the Mayor and shall be responsible for the care, maintenance and repair of the grounds of the Bey Lea Golf Course. The Golf Course Facility Manager shall direct and supervise all senior groundspersons and groundspersons assigned to the Division. The Golf Course Facility Manager shall coordinate with the Clubhouse Manager to ensure the efficient operation of the golf course. This position may also serve as the Golf Course Administrator, the primary contact for the golf course utility, at the discretion of the Director of Recreation.

§ 56-11 Golf Course Clubhouse Manager.

The Golf Course Clubhouse Manager shall be appointed by the Director with the approval of the Mayor and shall be responsible for all programs and activities conducted at the Bey Lea Golf Course and shall be responsible for the scheduling of all tee times, tournaments and other events. The Clubhouse Manager shall direct the Assistant Clubhouse Manager and all clerical staff and seasonal employees assigned to the Division who are not assigned to the Golf Course Superintendent. The Clubhouse Manager shall coordinate with the Golf Course Superintendent to ensure the efficient operation of the golf course. This position may also serve as the Golf Course Administrator, the primary contact for the golf course utility, at the discretion of the Director of Recreation.

§ 56-12 Golf Course Assistant Clubhouse Manager.

The Assistant Golf Course Clubhouse Manager shall be appointed by the Director and shall assist the Clubhouse Manager.

§ 56-13 Golf Course Assistant Manager.

The Golf Course Assistant Manager shall be hired by the Director with the approval of the Mayor and shall be responsible for the development and coordination of all golf programs. The Golf Course Assistant Manager shall also support the Golf Course Facilities Manager and the Golf Course Clubhouse Manager with all golf course facility and clubhouse functions. This position shall also provide support to the Winding River Ice Rink utility at the discretion of the Director of Recreation.