Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. DEFINITION
To perform a variety of tasks in support of recreation and leisure service programs; and to promote community involvement in recreational programs; monitor activities within the recreational facility; provide information to the public on recreational activities; maintain records on activities. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS Recreation Leader I
This is the entry level class in the Recreation Leader series. This class is distinguished from the Recreation Leader II by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within the series. Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience. Recreation Leader II
This is the second level class within the Recreation Leader series. Employees within this class are distinguished from the Recreation Leader I by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned and by the level of experience attained. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Incumbents at this level may oversee the work of lower-level recreation staff. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the I level or must have prior experience when filled from the outside. Recreation Leader III
This class is distinguished from the Recreation Leader I/II by the performance of the full range of duties as assigned and by the level of experience. Employees at this level will have an assigned area of focus. They will receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed with program planning time and program oversite time. This position is normally filled by advancement from the I/II level or based on prior experience. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Recreation Leader I
Receives immediate supervision from higher level supervisory staff. Recreation Leader II
- Receives general supervision from higher level supervisory staff and lead direction from Recreation Leader III.
- May exercise functional or technical supervision over lower-level staff.
Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Recreation Leader I:
Recreation Leader II:
- Assist staff in implementing various recreational activities, including but not limited to sports leagues, children and adult programs, and citywide special events.
- Lead games and crafts; supervise children; enforce safety rules and guidelines.
- Monitor activities within the recreational facility; provide information to the public on recreational activities; maintain records on activities (e.g., attendance, incident reports, class lists, registration).
- Assist in creating displays and advertisements for events.
- Respond to and resolve parent, school or community concerns and issues; interact with customers during special events and activities; direct to higher level staff, as necessary.
- Assist in the general cleaning and upkeep of facilities.
- Assist with community events, general programs, and facility rentals; sets up and takes down tables, chairs, and equipment for classes, activities, events, and meetings.
- Provide basic facility maintenance.
- Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
- Includes all duties listed for Recreation Leader I.
- Collect fees for various activities; receive and process payments; operate the cash register input data into the computer; and provide receipts; balance and reconcile cash drawer.
- Assist in planning and conducting community events, general programs, and facility rentals; sets up and takes down tables, chairs, and equipment for classes, activities, events, and meetings.
Typical Qualifications Recreation Leader I Knowledge of :
Ability to :
- Rules and regulations of various sports activities.
- Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment.
- Basic mathematical principles.
- English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
- Basic first aid.
Recreation Leader II
- Learn recreation activities, rules, and regulations.
- Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public.
- Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Maintain effective audio/visual discrimination and perception to the degree necessary for the successful performance of assigned duties.
- Maintain mental capacity which allows for effective interaction and communication with others.
In addition to the qualifications for Recreation Leader I: Knowledge of :
Ability to :
- General recreation principles and practices.
- Basic first aid and CPR.
- Techniques of various arts and crafts.
- Principles and procedures of record keeping.
- Oversee the work of lower-level staff.
- Maintain accurate records.
- Work independently in the absence of supervision.
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Recreation Leader I Experience :
No experience is required. Training :
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. Special Requirements:
Must be at least 16 years of age and be able to provide a work permit if you have not completed high school or the equivalent and are under age 18. Recreation Leader II
In addition to the qualifications for Recreation Leader I: Experience:
Increasingly responsible recreational or cultural program implementation experience.
Each part-time employee will be enrolled in a 457 PTS Deferred Compensation plan based upon 7.5% of gross pay with costs being shared equally by the employee and the City.
Hourly part-time employees are limited to working no more than 960 hours per fiscal year, and are provided hours as-needed by the Department.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous