Performs responsible human support work assisting in the supervision of activities and equipment on a designated site/facility; does related work as required. Work is performed under immediate supervision.
Essential Job Functions*:
Position may involve standing and walking both indoors and outdoors for extended periods; Sedentary tasks minimal; Must be physically able to demonstrate the proper technique to perform a variety of physical activities and have the ability to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move equipment and supplies customary and reasonable in a recreation environment. Vocal communication is required for conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly. Hearing is required to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or make fine distinctions in sound. Visual acuity is required for determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities.
Assists in the supervision of the City's playground, camp and recreational activities; Assists in preparing and leading camp activities including supervision of participants on field trips; Enforces regulations and maintains discipline in recreational areas; Assists in record keeping; Issues and maintains recreational equipment; Prepares accident reports; Assists in the preparation of daily and weekly reports as assigned; Reports to work on assigned duty schedule; Performs other reasonable duties as assigned.
Assists in promotion of division programs such as distribution of printed material; Assists with division Special Events as requested; Works at sites other than primary location as needed and scheduled by supervisor.
*Note: The essential functions of the job are not limited to those listed in the position description. The City retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships with coworkers, program participants, and the general public; Ability to apply concepts presented in training programs and staff meetings; Ability to provide first aid assistance when needed; Ability to keep simple records and make reports; Ability to plan recreational activities for children; Ability to work with and instruct group activities.
Education and experience equivalent to completion of the tenth grade.
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City of Danville, VA - 23 months ago