Performs responsible unskilled work assisting with the implementation of recreational activities; does related work as required; Duties are performed under the regular supervision of a Recreation Program Supervisor or a Recreation Leader IV.
Examples of Duties:
Assisting with the implementation of recreational activities such as arts and crafts, sports and games, and camp activities.
Sets up program facilities, supplies, and equipment;
Assists with scheduling events;
Helps enforce standards of discipline and conduct by program participants;
Assists in the organizing and preparation of recreational activities;
Helps maintain stores and inventories recreational equipment, materials, and supplies;
Assists in the care and maintenance of equipment;
Helps lead groups of participants in recreational activities;
Provides information to the public regarding activities and programs;
Performs related duties as required.
Some knowledge of the methods and practices of community recreation; some knowledge of the equipment, techniques, and relevant rules of recreational programming; ability to assist in instructing common recreational activities; ability to establish effective working relationships with other workers, program participants, and the general public; ability to withstand exposure to direct sunlight, heat and humidity.
This is heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force regularly, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some very heavy work requiring exertion in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for color perception, night vision, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, and atmospheric conditions. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.
Any combination of education and experience with working with children.
Current CPR and First Aid Certifications; enthusiastic attitude towards helping children; minimum age of 16 years old.
Stafford County, VA - 23 months ago