Recreation Assistant (Part-Time/Seasonal)

  • City of Henderson, NV
  • Henderson, Nevada
  • Jun 28, 2021
Seasonal Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $9.75 Hourly USD

Job Description

Position Overview

Are you interested in gaining invaluable experience, becoming part of a premier team, making friends, and having fun - all while getting paid? Sounds too good to be true, right? It's not!

What's the job?
We're hiring part-time/seasonal Recreation Assistants

What's the pay?
$9.75 per hour

How many hours will you work each week?
That depends on your availability and where we need you to work. There is no guarantee to a certain number of hours each week, but part-time hourly employees may work up to 19 hours per week year-round and up to 40+ hours per week when working during the summer. You may be scheduled to work early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Where will you work? Although we are going to ask you where you'd like to work or what program areas interest you when you apply, work locations and assignments are subject to change and are based on department needs. Here are some examples of possible job assignments:
  • Recreation Centers
  • Aquatic Centers and Pools
  • Battle Born Kids Childcare Program (Summer when CCSD is not in session or holding school
  • Safekey and Teen Scene Before and After School Childcare Program (held at CCSD elementary and middle schools)
  • Sports
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Special Events and Cultural Arts
  • Technical Services
  • Administration
What type of work will you do?
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers at all times
  • Conduct and participate in recreation programs and activities
  • Administrative tasks like registering participants, operating a cash register, or answering phones
  • Enforce rules and regulations
  • Light custodial and maintenance duties
  • Set up and take down equipment
  • Help train other staff and volunteers
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What about COVID-19?
If hired, you will be required to wear a face covering while at work and follow all City of Henderson COVID-19 safety policies, procedures, and practices like social distancing, washing your hands, and sanitizing work areas. Program participants and patrons visiting our centers must also comply with all COVID-19 safety rules and state directives in order to use our facilities and participate in programs.

What happens after you apply?
Your application will be reviewed to make sure you meet the minimum requirements for this position. Submitting an application does not guarantee that you will be interviewed, but we need you to apply online in order to be considered.

At this time we are not interviewing anyone in person, so you should be prepared to interview virtually or by phone, so please make sure your application includes an email address that you check regularly and a current phone number that is set up for voicemail, and please regularly check your voice mailbox so we can leave you a message. If it's full we can't leave a message. We encourage you to sign up to receive SMS/text messages - you can opt-in when you apply.

This is a safety-sensitive position, which means that you are subject to drug testing if we offer you a position, as detailed under NRS 613(1)(d).

Minimum Qualifications

  • No experience necessary, but we'd like to know about any work or volunteer experience when you apply online.
  • You must be at least 16 years of age at the time of application or hire. If you are not the age of 16 when you apply you will be asked to provide the month and day you were born.
  • You must be able to work flexible hours and be available for morning, evening, and weekend work including holidays.
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Required Documents/Assessment Information

Online Application

Selection Process

You will be contacted by email or phone during the application and hiring process. It is your responsibility to check the email and phone number voicemail you provided on your application. We can't leave you a message if your voicemail is not set up or is full, so please make sure that you set up, check, and clear out your voicemail during the application and hiring process.

Please add,, and to your email address book to prevent any emails from going to your Spam/Junk folder.

Employment with the City may be subject to the successful completion of a post offer background investigation, medical/physical examination, and a drug/alcohol test. Please see the job description to view the physical requirements of the job.

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.
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Job Address

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