Recreation Associate - Attendant I & II - Part-Time

  • City of Portland, Oregon
  • Portland, Oregon
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $15.00 - $18.00 Hourly USD

Job Description

The Position


Workplaces across Portland, the United States and the world are making tough decisions about how to protect their employees and community from COVID-19. We, too, find ourselves in the middle of this complex situation at the City of Portland. We are committed to ensuring the health and safety for our employees and our community. As a part of this commitment, all City employees are required to be fully vaccinated, effective October 18, 2021. Proof of full vaccination, or documentation of plans to become fully vaccinated (e.g., partially vaccinated however too soon for second dose, etc.) will be required prior to being hired by the City of Portland. The required vaccination is a minimum qualification requirement to be hired by the City of Portland. We understand that some are unable to be vaccinated for a variety of reasons, including medical and religious/spiritual reasons. Should you be offered employment with the City of Portland, there is an exception process that provides for an exception and reasonable accommodation based on a qualified medical condition or religious/spiritual reason. Exception Request Process for COVID-19 vaccine ( Exceptions only apply to candidate(s) offered a position; please do not submit at this time)

Portland Parks and Recreation is seeking Recreation Associate - Attendant I & II!

Recreation Associate - Attendant I & II

Attendants monitor recreation activities, create a welcoming atmosphere, engage with park and facility guests, provide excellent customer service, and are resources for PP&R information. They maintain clean facilities and/or park spaces, monitor use of space and needs of guests, are proactive in addressing potential safety concerns, uphold the PP&R code of conduct, and communicates with supervisor, rangers, and security under established guidelines. The employee also monitors participation and completes needed paperwork and record-keeping.

This is a part-time position with flexible hours and may include days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Work hours can be assigned verbally and depend on enrollment levels, needs of the program, and other factors. There is no guarantee of the number of hours needed each week nor the number of hours worked from week to week. Employees in this position serve at will.

Portland Parks & Recreation is hiring for the following positions:
  • Level I: Facility Attendant
  • Level I: Gym Attendant
  • Level I: Party & Rental Hosts
  • Level I: Art Park/Indoor Park Attendant
  • Level I: Roller Rink Attendant
  • Level I: Fitness Attendant
  • Level II: Event Host
Please see the "Additional Information" section for details about each position.

WAGE RANGE:
Recreation Support - Attendant Level I: $15.00 - $16.25
Recreation Support - Attendant Level II: $16.75 - $18.00

This classification is represented by the LIUNA Laborers' Local #483- Recreation Employees. To view this labor agreement, please go to https://www.portland.gov/bhr/employee-relations/labor-relations/labor-agreements and click on the appropriate link.

About Portland Parks & Recreation
The City of Portland, Oregon is a growing and diverse city of 650,000 residents, nearly 20% of whom speak languages other than English at home. PP&R values a diverse workforce and seeks ways to promote equity and inclusion within the organization and with the public. PP&R encourages applications from candidates with knowledge, ability and experience working with a broad range of individuals and communities with diverse racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds. Although not required, PP&R encourages candidates that can fluently speak another language to include that information in their resume. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

City of Portland Core Values:
Anti-racism | Communication | Collaboration | Equity | Transparency | Fiscal Responsibility

These values guide our actions as we serve the community and engage our workforce. To learn more about the City's core values, please click here.

Why work at the City of Portland?
The City of Portland workforce serves a population of over 650,000. We are culture- and solutions-driven, viewing every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our expertise. We are committed to removing systemic barriers to resources, access, and opportunity. The City is a believer in ALL people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. If you are open-minded, motivated, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.

This position is not benefits eligible.

To Qualify

The following minimum qualifications are required for the position:
  1. Ability to promote a welcoming and friendly atmosphere.
  2. General knowledge of assigned recreation area.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people.
  4. Ability to recognize and respond to safety and emergency situations.
  5. Ability to problem-solve and respond to customer concerns.

Applicants must also possess:
Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire.

The Recruitment Process

Applicants must submit the following to be considered:
  1. Work History
  2. Answers to Supplemental Questions
  3. Resume-Optional

  • Work Experience: Fully describe your relevant work experience and/or any unpaid volunteer experience, making sure to explain how your experience demonstrates the qualifications listed in the "To Qualify" section above.
  • Supplemental Questions: Please answer all required questions

Your application will be the basis for our evaluation of your qualifications for this position.

Please note, all completed applications for this position must be submitted no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. Do not attach materials not requested. E-mailed and/or faxed applications will not be accepted.

An evaluation of each applicant's training and experience, as demonstrated in their answers in their supplemental questions. Do not attach materials not requested. Only candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the notice of the examination results to let us know if you disagree with your results. Please read the City of Portland Administrative Rule 3.01 for complete information. Additional evaluation for required certifications may be required prior to the establishment of the eligible list and/or final selection.

Additional Information

Work Status: Non-citizen applicants must be authorized to work in the United States at the time of application.

Veterans' Preference: If you are requesting Veterans' Preference, attach a copy of your DD214/DD215 and/or Veterans Administration letter stating your disability to your profile, as well as checking the box identifying yourself as a Veteran. You must request Veterans' Preference AND include a copy of your documentation for each recruitment to which you apply. Veterans' Preference documentation must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date of this recruitment.

ADA Accommodations: If you identify as a person with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below for assistance.

Equal Employment Opportunity: It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be discriminated against based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and encourages everyone who is interested in employment with the City to apply.

Did you know? The City of Portland offers How to Apply Classes that are free and review best practices for applying to the City. Follow the link for the most recent list of scheduled dates: www.bit.ly/howtoapplyclass

Contact Information
Tamela Ressler, Recruiter
Bureau of Human Resources
Tamela.Ressler@portlandoregon.gov

Level I: Facility AttendantMaintains cleanliness and order of facility, stocks inventory, conducts set-up and take down of equipment for programs and rentals, physically moves items from space to space inside the facility and outdoors. Fosters an environment that is organized, safe, and welcoming. Locations: Charles Jordan, East Portland, Matt Dishman, Mt. Scott, Peninsula Park, St. Johns, and Southwest Community Centers, and Portland Tennis Center. Shift times: typical operational hours range from 5:30am-9:30pm.

Level I: Gym Attendant
Creates welcoming atmosphere, facilitates gym activities, and develops rapport with participants. Monitors use of space and needs of guests, is proactive in addressing potential safety concerns, and upholds the PP&R code of conduct. Monitors participation and completes needed paperwork and record keeping. Locations: Charles Jordan, East Portland, Matt Dishman, Montavilla, Mt. Scott, Peninsula Park, St. Johns, and Southwest Community Centers. Shift times: typical operational hours range from 5:30am-7:30pm

Level I: Party & Rental Hosts Creates welcoming atmosphere, facilitates rental set-up and clean-up and physically moves items from space to space inside the facility and outdoors. Leads party package activities, monitors use of space and needs of guests, is proactive in addressing potential safety concerns, and upholds the PP&R code of conduct. Monitors participation and completes needed paperwork and record keeping. Locations: Charles Jordan, East Portland, Matt Dishman, Montavilla, Mt. Scott, Peninsula Park, St. Johns, and Southwest Community Centers, and Community Music Center. Shift times: typical operational hours range from 5:30am-9pm as well as after-hours rentals.

Level I: Art Park/Indoor Park AttendantFosters an environment that is organized, safe, and welcoming. Plans, prepares and facilitates activities. Provides direction and gives instructions to small and large groups. Monitors use of space and needs of guests, is proactive in addressing potential safety concerns, and upholds the PP&R code of conduct. Monitors participation and completes needed paperwork and record keeping. Locations & Shift Times: This program may be offered again in the near future. As of August 2021, It is not on the schedule for September-December.

Level I: Roller Rink AttendantCreates welcoming atmosphere, facilitates roller rink activities, and develops rapport with participants. Processes drop-in admissions and skate rentals. Monitors use of space and needs of guests, is proactive in addressing potential safety concerns, and upholds the PP&R code of conduct. Monitors participation and completes needed cash handling paperwork and record keeping. Locations: Mt. Scott Community Center. Shift times: typical operational hours range from 9am-7:30pm.

Level I: Fitness AttendantCreates welcoming atmosphere, maintains cleanliness and order of fitness center, develops rapport with participants, and completes needed paperwork. Monitors use of space and needs of guests, is proactive in addressing potential safety concerns, and upholds the PP&R code of conduct. Locations: Charles Jordan, East Portland, Matt Dishman, Montavilla, Mt. Scott, and Southwest Community Centers. Shift times: typical operational hours range from 5:30am-7:30pm.

Level II: Event HostCreates welcoming atmosphere, facilitates event set-up and clean-up and physically moves equipment from space to space inside the facility and outdoors. Open and/or close and secure classroom or building. Works independently to monitor use of space and needs of guests, is proactive in addressing potential safety concerns, and upholds the PP&R code of conduct. Assist guests with admissions, forms, permits, and documentation. Locations: Community Music Center. Shift times: typical operational hours range from 11am-9pm as well as after-hours events.Closing Date/Time: 1/15/2022 11:59 PM Pacific

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