ABOUT THE POSITION
The Recreation Leader II (Office Assistant) position is responsible for providing high-level programs and services through the Parks and Recreation Department which provide concrete, positive experiences for the community. Recreation Leaders (II) perform duties as assigned that may include organization, office administration, program and activity development, implementation and leadership. Recreation Leader (II) may be responsible for creating and implementing the curriculum for the Town’s day camp program which offer youth daily activities, including arts, crafts, games field trips and special events, and on-site supervision of staff and day camp participants. This position may also work additional seasonal events for the Parks and Recreation Department throughout the year.
*** Position Open Until Filled ***
EXAMPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provide administrative assistance to the Parks and Recreation Department in the organization and execution of various activities.
- Professionally greet the public at the counter as well as on the phone, directs calls and answers routine questions regarding facility and park rentals, activities and special events
- Process registrations and rental applications for Town facilities and activities.
- Plan curriculum and lead arts, crafts and games according to the theme of the week.
- Serve as a mentor and role model to campers.
- Work as part of a team of leaders.
- Safely and appropriately supervise campers.
- Use positive discipline and communicate effectively with parents/guardians.
- Monitor supplies and create weekly supply list.
- Perform duties within OSHA health and safety standards.
- Supervise and mentor staff.
- Coordinate camp activity rotation schedule and site logistics to ensure efficient operations.
- Maintain adequate inventory of supplies and equipment within budgetary guidelines.
- Supervise and mentor Recreation Leaders (I) including adherence to Town policies and procedures.
• Experience working with youth in a recreation setting.
• Energetic, self-motivated, creative, and organized.
• Ability to work as part of a team.
• Mobility to work in a standard, active camp setting.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Knowledge and Abilities
- Knowledge of office principles focused on customer service.
- Experience working with youth in a recreation setting.
- Energetic, self-motivated, creative and organized.
- Ability to work as part of a team.
Education and Experience
Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. Generally, this will require:
Experience: Three (3) years’ work experience, preferably in a customer service-oriented environment or in youth recreational activities.
Education: Enrolled in, or graduated from, high school.
License or Certificate
- Valid Class C California driver’s license.
- Current First Aid/CPR Certificate or ability to obtain certificate
There are no benefits for part-time, temporary-seasonal positions (except paid sick leave per AB 1522).