Part-Time Recreation Assistant - Parks ...
City of Longview, TX - Longview, TX

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Performs a variety of general clerical tasks in support of assigned recreation facility operations; provides customer service to recreation facility patrons and the general public; responds to routine recreation inquiries; assists with recreation programming and events; participates in cleaning and maintaining assigned recreation facilities; and performs other related duties as assigned.

Examples of Duties:

Provides customer service to the public in person and via telephone. Answers incoming calls; greets recreation facility patrons and visitors. Responds to routine inquiries regarding the City's recreation facilities, services, and programs. Processes participant registrations for various types of recreation classes and activities. Receives and processes fees for recreation programs and services. Signs up new recreation facility members; processes membership paperwork; delivers new member orientation; provides information regarding facility rules and regulations. Instructs patrons in the use of fitness equipment and/or appropriate methods of exercise. Sets up equipment required for games and sports practices; monitors gym activities. Assists in organizing and delivering recreation programming as assigned. Provides assistance in coordinating recreation or other special events hosted by the City. Conducts a variety of general office tasks; performs data entry and filing; prepares correspondence, flyers, and/or newsletters. Assists in updating and maintaining departmental records, lists, calendars, and databases. Participates in cleaning/maintaining recreation facilities and equipment for area of assignment; sweeps and mops floors; performs vacuuming and dusting; cleans windows; empties trash. Assists in ensuring recreation facilities are safely and properly maintained for use by the public. Performs other related duties as assigned or required.

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent, and one year clerical/customer service experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience. First Aid/CPR and National Incident Management System (NIMS) ICS Certifications are required within one year of employment. Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License. Must have a typing test with at least 35 wpm on file at time of application.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

Work is performed in and around municipal recreation facilities. Subject to sitting, standing, walking, bending, reaching, kneeling, crouching, climbing ladders, operating equipment, and lifting of objects up to 50 pounds. Exposure to variable weather conditions, machinery with moving parts, hazardous chemicals, infectious diseases, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids, and potentially irate members of the public is involved.