Under supervision of a Recreation Coordinator, Recreation Supervisor, or Program Manager provides leadership and functional supervision to a recreation program, activity or service; directs and/or leads the activities of a program, activity or service; organizes and implements program elements and oversees participants, and performs related work as required.
This is the first level of a two-level Recreation Leader class series utilized in the Parks and Community Services Department. Positions are filled on a seasonal or program-specific basis. The class is distinguished from Senior Recreation Leader by the latter’s responsibility for on-site coordination of a specific recreation activity.
Examples of Key Duties:
Possession of a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED) and one year of recreation or related experience relevant to the area of assignment; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed above.
Work permit is required under the age of 18 years.
At the option of the City, persons hired into this class may be required to either possess at entry or obtain within specified time limits designated licenses, certificates or specialized education and training relevant to the area of assignment. Additional requirements may include, but are not limited to:
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, and to attend meetings at various sites within and away from the City, and have availability to work off-hours shifts or events as required; strength to lift and carry materials weighing to 40 pounds; mobility to lead groups in activities involving steep or rough terrain; ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather and temperature conditions; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Must be able to pass a background review.