An employee in this class develops, supervises, and instructs summer recreation special events programs.
Develops, supervises and instructs programs for various recreational specialty areas such as arts and crafts, community events, and music and dance. Plans and participates in publicizing the program and in stimulating participation. Conducts constant evaluation of programs, staff and community involvement. Leads and schedules subordinate workers. Performs related work as required.
Must be able to work a varied schedule, including nights and weekends. Must occasionally perform difficult physical labor such as climbing, bending, kneeling and performing repetitive movements. Must lift supplies or equipment weighing up to 50 pounds as needed.
Graduation from an accredited high school or GED and a minimum of one year of formal participation or instructional experience in planning, organizing or working special events and programs. The examination will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's experience in the specialty area and his/her general recreation background. Possession of a valid State of Ohio driver's license. List of essential functions available upon request.
Competitive Examination Process:
The candidates will be ranked in a standard manner based on information, records, and other data related to the candidate's ability to perform the duties of the position sought.
Candidates must meet the qualifications and requirements listed in the announcement at the time of examination and at the time of appointment.
Residency and Veterans preference points will be awarded in conformance with the Akron City Charter if the candidate achieves a passing score in the competitive process.
DRIVER’S LICENSE: An applicant having a valid driver's license from another state will be accepted conditionally provided that, if selected, an Ohio Driver's License must be obtained prior to appointment. Candidates having six or more points on their driving record at the time of appointment will be disqualified from further consideration.
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