Lead Recreation Assistant - Part-Time/Seasonal

  • City of Henderson, NV
  • Henderson, Nevada
  • Jun 28, 2019
Seasonal Clerical and Administrative Support Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $11.38 - $11.58 Hourly

Job Description


This is a continuous recruitment for an applicant pool to fill part-time/seasonal Lead Recreation Assistant vacancies on an as needed basis. The City will refer to the pool of part-time applications on file, as needed, to fill vacancies. Applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position will remain in the pool for 12 months.

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Lead Recreation Assistant positions are available in facilities throughout the City of Henderson. Work locations and assignments are subject to change based on program needs. Under general supervision, serves as a working supervisor in coordinating, scheduling and assisting in the day-to-day provision of recreational programs, services, special events, excursions and activities.


  • Must be 18 years old at the time of application.
  • High School diploma or equivalent at time of hire or promotion.
  • One (1) year of experience, preferably working in recreation programs for a municipal or public agency.
  • Note: An equivalent combination of related training and experience may be considered.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Nevada or "border state" driver's license, as defined by NRS 483.
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, an American Red Cross Standard First Aid Certificate and CPR certifications within the first three (3) months of employment.
  • Incumbents may be required to obtain specific technical certifications.
  • Desirable: Experience working in recreation or aquatics programs performing facilities service functions.
  • Desirable: Experience working with social services programs for seniors and individuals with disabilities.
  • Desirable: Experience setting up, monitoring, and adjusting the functioning of audio/visual equipment used by clients and running sound boards for concerts.
  • Desirable: Experience in playing or officiating sports.
  • Desirable: Experience in leading hikes, bicycling events, archery, rock climbing and other outdoor activities.
  • Desirable: Supervisory experience.


Documents Required at the Time of Application:
1) Completed Employment Application
2) Completed Supplemental Questionnaire


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Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click "Application Status". It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application.

The selection process will consist of an employment application package screening. The best qualified candidates may be invited to participate further in the assessment process. It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation.

Appointment may be subject to the successful completion of a post offer pre-employment background investigation and medical/physical examination, including a drug/alcohol test. Please see the job description to view the physical requirements of the job. The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards.
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