City of Farmington
  • 03-Mar-2021 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Recreation Center
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 11.50
  • Hourly
  • Temporary-Part Time

JOB OPENING

CITY OF FARMINGTON

JOB POSITION #50: RECREATION ASSISTANT - SPORTS

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1

DEPARTMENT: PRCA

WORK LOCATION: Recreation Center

HIRING RANGE: $11.50/Hour

DAYS WORKED: Varies

HOURS WORKED: Varies

TYPE OF POSITION: Temporary/Part-Time

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL: Open Until Filled

JOB DUTIES

This is a part-time, year-round position working with the nationally accredited Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department. The Department has eleven (11) diverse divisions that are committed to building gateways that enrich our community through exceptional customer focus. This position will work under and be an assistant to the Recreation Supervisor Sports. They will help monitor and supervise the use of City athletic fields and facilities, provide exceptional customer service to the patrons, and offer support to the programs and events offered through the Recreation Division and the Department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Works under the supervision of the Recreation Supervisor - Sports and the Recreation Manager.

Using excellent customer service skills, establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other Division, Department and City employees, sports officials, and all members of the general public.

Assists the Recreation Program Supervisor - Sports in preparing, facilitating, and supervising athletic programs for the community including, but not limited to, softball, volleyball, kickball, basketball, etc.

Assists in maintaining sports related notebooks, compiling and recording game scores, and preparing various types of reports.

Supervises various recreation facilities throughout the year. Performs the duties of opening and closing press boxes, turning on and off sports field lights, and performing other facility tasks as needed.

Serves as a court monitor, scorekeeper or an official when necessary.

Performs duties of the Recreation Program Leader during absences.

Performs duties of the Sports Complex Supervisor during absences.

Assists with other recreation programs and events facilitated by the Recreation Division or the PRCA Department as a whole.

Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the Department and the City.

Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

Successful candidate must provide enough information for an extensive background check.

Valid New Mexico driver's license with acceptable driving record for the past three years.

Background in recreation and knowledge of a variety of sports helpful.

Good public relations skills necessary.

Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, sports officials, other City personnel, and the public.

First Aid, AED, and CPR certification, or ability to obtain such within six months of hiring.

ANSI certified Food Handler preferred, or must be obtained through City classes within 60 days after entry into employment.

Ability to work weekends and evenings.

Good telephone skills necessary.

Ability to count change and use a cash register.

Ability to operate tools and equipment listed.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Personal computer, including Microsoft software; calculator; copy and fax machine; phone; mobile or portable radio; automobile; various sports equipment used in recreation programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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 and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands 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 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

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, toxic or caustic chemicals.

The noise level in the work environment is moderate while in the office and loud while in the field.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/D/V.


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