City of Farmington
  • 30-Jun-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Sycamore Park Community Center
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 12.25
  • Hourly
  • Temporary-Part Time

No Benefits


JOB DESCRIPTION

CITY OF FARMINGTON

JOB POSITION #135: RECREATION ASSISTANT

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1

DEPARTMENT: Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs

WORK LOCATION: Sycamore Park Community Center

PAY CLASS: Temporary

HIRING RANGE: $12.25/Hour

DAYS WORKED: Varied

HOURS WORKED: Varied

TYPE OF POSITION: Temporary/Part-Time

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL: Until Filled

JOB DUTIES

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Works under the supervision of the Recreation Program Supervisor and the Recreation Manager.

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

Assists the Recreation Program Supervisor in developing and implementing recreation activities, programs, services, and special events programming for all ages that fulfills the department master plan and vision for the community.

Assists the Recreation Program Supervisor in planning, organizing, and supervising the youth after school and summer recreation program, spring break life skills week and special events.

Performs duties of the Recreation Program Leader during absences.

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

Performs a variety of receptionist and customer service duties for Sycamore Park Community Center and the Farmington Recreation Center. Is responsible for operation of cash register and RecTrac program.

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

Supervises the facility and the safety of the participants using the facility during public hours and private rentals.

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.

Extensive background checks required.

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

Background and experience in recreation programming 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.

City of Farmington
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