Under supervision of a Recreation Coordinator, Recreation Supervisor or Recreation Program Manager, performs a variety of technical support, clerical and lead worker functions related to recreation facility and program operations, including working with clients regarding facility rental and setup; coordinates and directs the work of hourly Building Attendants and volunteers; monitors day-to-day operation of classes and facilities; performs clerical duties involving payment of fees, permits, insurance and scheduling; and performs related work as required.
This is the paraprofessional level of the recreation classification series. Incumbents are responsible for direct and on-going contact with and assistance to individuals and organizations renting facilities of the Parks and Community Services Department; insures understanding of and adherence to Department and City rules and regulations by facility users; sets up and takes down furniture and equipment for classes and events; provides staff coverage during extended hours of operations. The class is distinguished from the Recreation Coordinator in that the latter is the first professional level with a four-year degree requirement and responsibilities that include management of comprehensive recreation programs and services at a specific center or City-wide specialized and targeted programs, events and services.
Examples of Key Duties: (Duties are illustrative and not inclusive and may vary with individual assignment.)
Possession of a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (G.E.D.) and one year full-time or its equivalent of customer service experience which must have included recreational activities; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job as listed above.
At the option of the appointing authority or the City, persons hired into this class may be required to either possess at entry or obtain within specified time limits designated licenses, certification 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 standard office and recreational setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; have the ability to work off-hours shifts and events as required; strength to lift and carry equipment and furniture weighing up to 40 pounds; 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.