MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or GED required; supplemented by one (1) year previous experience in child care, a day camp, youth recreation or summer camp program, or an equivalent recreational or educational environment, preferred; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS
Must possess and maintain Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid, & AED certifications.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
•Ability to plan, coordinate and deliver instructional training in a recreational setting.
•Knowledge of current principles and practices of child safety and instruction work.
•Skill in safe First Aid and CPR methods, procedures and practices.
•Ability to positively interact with children.
•Ability to reinforce positive behavior and discipline for inappropriate behavior, based upon established program guidelines.
•Ability to communicate verbally and in writing with supervisor, staff, children and/or parent/guardian.
•Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
•Ability to deal diplomatically with individuals as well as react quickly and calmly in emergency situations.
•Ability to analytically observe, and objectively and clearly report routine and non-routine, emergency and non-emergency activities.
•Ability to professionally complete various forms and reports.
•Ability to operate basic office equipment.
•Ability to operate various program equipment and machinery, e.g., karaoke machine, DVD player, screen projector, audio equipment and microphones.
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental staff, supervisors, other departments and the community.
•While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
•While performing the essential functions of this position there is potential for exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic substances, outside weather conditions, excessive noise, and dampness/humidity.
•While performing the essential functions of this position there is a great deal of work in the outdoors for extended periods of time which includes exposure to fluctuations in temperature and weather conditions.
The City of Palm Coast, Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, The City of Palm Coast,
Florida will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.