City of Farmington
  • 09-Feb-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Senior Center
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 18.8863 to 29.3683
  • Hourly
  • Regular-Full Time

Full Benefits






WORK LOCATION: Senior Center

HIRING RANGE: $18.8863 to 29.3683/hour


TYPE OF POSITION: Regular, Full-Time

DAYS WORKED: Monday Friday

HOURS WORKED: 8:00AM to 4:00PM

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL: Until Filled, First Review 2/22/2021



Works under the general supervision of the Adult Program Manager, some of the Assistant Adult Program Manager duties are the following:

In the absence of the Adult Program Manager, this position, second in command, will become the Acting Adult Program Manager.

Develop, coordinates and supervises community recreation and education programs for adults age 50 plus, at all Senior Center buildings, including physical and passive activities year round with other employees, officials, and all members of the general public to include The New Mexico Aging & Long-Term Service Department.

Recruits, orientates, trains, and supervises special interest instructors and volunteers for the senior center activity programs..

Perform supervisory duties of the Senior Center staff to include; supervising, training, and scheduling workload of Senior Center Staff. File incident reports, absence report, sick leave, and vacation time.

Conduct Employee Evaluations and assist the Adult Program Manager with Employee Evaluations and disciplinary measures per the City and Senior Center Policies and Procedures.

Prepare a variety of reports and related information for the decision-making purposes; conducts research, analysis, and prepare recommendations regarding proposals, services, budget, and equipment.

Work with various outside agencies, instructors, and resources while adhering to State, City and PRCA policies and procedures. Maintain database to evaluated and budget events. Work closely with the PRCA Marketing Department to promote all events and activities utilizing a bimonthly newsletter, Facebook and various local media.

Perform duties of S.H.I.P. (State Health Insurance Programs) Advocate certified by the New Mexico State Agency on Aging ad Long Term Services. Providing information, referral, resources, and assistance to seniors on benefits and services available to them. This would include health care, social security, legal and financial assistance, and military benefits, health resources, housing alternatives, food programs, transportation, AARP Tax Preparation and caregiver resources.

Assist with the development of Employee and Volunteer Policy and Procedure Manuals. Coordinate documentation for volunteers to include application, position placement, orientation, job training, tracking of hours, discipline, dismissal, or coordinating with other divisions when a person wants to volunteer at more than one location.


Performs a variety of miscellaneous duties such as screening telephone calls, assisting senior patrons, scheduling Senior Center facilities, typing correspondence, running errands, pick up supplies needed for activities, setting up tables and chairs for classes, etc.

Greets visitors of the Senior Center Campus and directs them to the appropriate area. Answers and screens incoming calls and takes messages as needed.

Assists in serving and clean-up of daily nutrition program.

Assists in cleaning facilities when needed. Assists with transportation and Home Delivered Meals as needed.

Serves on various employee committees as assigned by the Adult Programs Manager or PRCA Director.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


This position is subject to the City's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Program. This includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return-to-duty testing, and follow-up testing.

Bachelors Degree in social work, gerontology, recreation or a closely related field, or four (4) years of related work experience or any combination of education and / or experience to perform the duties of the position.

Experience in geriatrics, gerontology, or a closely related field is preferred.

A minimum of one year supervisory experience.

A minimum of one year experience in scheduling, coordinating and programming recreational activities.

Considerable knowledge of the operations, facilities, equipment, and techniques used in a comprehensive community-wide senior activities programing.

Understanding of marketing and advertising to promote Senior Center, activities, programs, and special events.

Ability to develop, coordinate, and direct varied activities and events. Ability to prioritize workload to effectively utilize staff, volunteers, and facilities.

Ability to recruit, motivate and train employees and volunteers. Ability to supervise work of paid staff and volunteers.

Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record for the past three years or state of current residency.

Must have a Senior Advocate Certification (S.H.I.P.) or have ability to obtain within the first year of employment. S.H.I.P. is State Health Insurance Programs.

Must be certified CPR/First Aid or have ability to obtain such within first year of employment.

Must have a friendly disposition and caring attitude toward senior citizens.

Highly motivated, energetic, and confident in leadership and supervisory skills.

Ability to work a varied schedule including evenings and weekends.

Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with seniors/program participants, co-workers, supervisors, other agencies, volunteers and instructors, community leaders, City personnel, and the general public.

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing and follow verbal and or written instructions.

Ability to work under stress and handle stressful situations.

Ability to meet deadlines.

Ability to operate tools and equipment listed.


Personal computer including Microsoft Word, Excel and publishing/print shop software, calculator, copy and fax machine, telephone, mobile or portable radio, automobile, and various equipment used in an activities program.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is quiet while in the office, and moderately loud while in the field.


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