Recreation Leader 1 - Adaptive Programs
City of Peoria, AZ - Peoria, AZ

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This position is open until closed. First review of applications will occur on 10/22/12 and every week thereafter until filled.
This position maintains safe programming for Friday Night Dances, Special Olympics sports programs and on community outings with individuals with special needs.

Provide excellent customer service to all program patrons by exemplifying a positive attitude and exceeding the needs of patrons. Assist with the implementation and supervision of a wide variety of populations and recreation activities in various seasonal programs.

Essential Functions:
This is the entry level position in the recreation series. The Recreation Leader I is distinguished from the other Recreation positions, in that the Recreation Leader I assists the lead supervisor , who is typically responsible for a specific program or site. This classification reports directly to the person assigned to supervise the specific program or site .

Receive supervision from a Recreation Leader III, Programmer or Coordinator
No direct supervision of other volunteers or personnel is required or permitted.

Job Requirements:
POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES - May include, but are not limited to the following programs; instructional classes, youth or teen programs.

Implement the execution of an activity, event or program with some direction.
Implement the distribution, care, use of supplies and equipment for assigned programs.
Assist with the completion and filing of accident and statistical reports, incidents and issues pertaining to program proceedings as required.
Perform on-site program inspections and evaluations to ensure compliance with program and city safety policies and procedures.
Attend meetings as assigned.
Some positions will require the performance of additional position accountabilities.
Assist with other recreation programs as requested.
Maintain a clean environment by performing basic cleaning and room set-up duties as requested by site leader.
Perform related duties, as assigned.
Maintain awareness of new developments in the recreation field and offer suggestions to the Recreation Programmer or Coordinator. CRITICAL SKILLS/EXPERTISE:
Knowledge of basic needs and safety concerns associated with the care of assigned populations.
Ability to maintain a safe work environment in accordance with program and city policies and procedures for participants, patrons, co-workers and self.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Experience, and/or training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities to meet the needs of the program MAY BE REQUIRED in some areas.

Physical Requirements: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Work Environment:
Position is subject to environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside. Position is subject to noise, and/or vibration.

License or Certificate:
The following is required; CCC, AED and First Aid training within one month of hire date, and two personal references.
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

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