Recreation Leader - Part Time
Under general supervision, to assist in planning, organizing, and implementing programs at an assigned recreation center with an emphasis on programs and special events and including youth, adults, and senior citizens; and to lead and teach participants in recreational or special project programs.
This position exercises no supervision.
IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Provide courteous and quality customer service.
Assists with the day-to-day operations of the Recreation Center.
Ensures that procedures and rules are followed.
Assists in recordkeeping including documenting client records, participation reports, and accident/incident reports.
Oversees the use and care of recreational equipment and the facility.
Leads participants in planned recreation programs and activities such as arts and crafts, table games, indoor and outdoor events.
OTHER JOB RELATED DUTIES
Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Principles and techniques of organizing and leading people.
First aid practices and techniques.
Ensure safety of patrons utilizing the facility.
Operate office equipment including computer equipment.
Respond quickly in an emergency situation; follow and enforce rules; verbally communicate with the public and staff effectively.
Lead and instruct groups in leisure time activities.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internally and externally.
Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values – Respect, Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.
Perform as a team member in a manner that accomplishes the Division’s mission and treats team members with dignity, courtesy, and respect.
Experience and Training Guidelines:
Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying. Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:
Prefer previous experience in recreation of group activities preferred.
A high school diploma or GED is required.
License or Certificate:
A valid driver’s license, the ability to obtain one within ninety (90) days of employment, or a military waiver is preferred.
Obtain a CPR, AED and First Aid Certification within (3) months of hire.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
Position includes working in outdoor conditions, which includes extreme heat.
Ability to travel to different job sites.
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:
With or without accommodation, the “X” indicates the overall strength demand of the position during a typical workday:
___ Sedentary – lifting of no more than 10 pounds
___ Light – lifting no more than 20 pounds; carrying up to 10 pounds
_X_ Medium – lifting no more than 50 pounds; carrying up to 25 pounds
___ Heavy – lifting no more than 100 pounds; carrying up to 50 pounds
___ Very Heavy – team lifting over 100 pounds; carrying more than 50 pounds
Physical Demand Codes: The following describes whether or not the position is expected to exert the physical demands listed during a typical workday as well as the overall frequency of the task:
Codes for how often:
N = No
E = Extensive (100 – 70% of the time)
M = Moderate (60 – 30% of the time)
I = Infrequent (20 – 10% of the time)
A = Almost Never (<10% of the time)
Code / Task
_ I_ Pushing/Pulling
_A_ Overhead Work
_M_ Fine Dexterity
_ I_ Kneeling
_ I_ Twisting
_ I_ Climbing
_ I_ Balancing
___ Other: _____________________
- Pay Type Hourly
- Min Hiring Rate $11.65
- Max Hiring Rate $13.98
- Parks & Recreation, 633 Walnut, Abilene, Texas, United States of America