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Recreation Aide

Company: City of Copperas Cove
Location: Copperas Cove
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

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DEFINITION / GENERAL PURPOSE: 3-4-2020

Assists with the community recreation programs, including concessions, cultural arts, physical activities, special interest classes and summer programs.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

Works under the general supervision of the Recreation Superintendent.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist in the implementation of camp activities, including the distribution of flyers, rules and registration forms.

Lead activities geared toward specific age groups.

Assist in collecting fees; answer calls pertaining to camp activities, input data into the computer.

Must be able to accurately collect money and complete daily cash reports.

Assist with field or court setup for special activities.

Assists in the implementation of community recreation programs.

Assists in camps, classes, workshops and activities in recreation programs and cosponsored programs.

Assists and implements cultural arts, physical activities, day camps and special interest activities for youth.

May respond to public inquiries about recreation programs made by telephone, correspondence, or during public events.

May assist in preparing publications for a variety of brochures, calendars, letters, posters, news releases, flyers, and related communications regarding recreation programs.

May coordinate sports programs, register children for teams, collects fees, contact coaches, distributes and collects uniforms.

May perform a variety of miscellaneous duties such as answering phone, typing correspondence, running errands, picking up supplies needed for activities, conducting arts/crafts activities for children, making arrangements for rental and use of Recreation Building, helping set up tables and chairs for classes, etc.

May assists in the scheduling of activities at the Community/Civic Center.

Assist in any concession related activities, including design, layout, operation, inventory, fee collecting.

The employee must have the ability to work well with others and have a good/pleasant attitude.

Promotes interest and provides information regarding recreation/athletic programs to school officials, other recreation officials, community service groups, other departments, and the general public.

Ability to effectively communicate and work with citizens who may have complaints on services provided.

Performs other essential duties as required to achieve successful operations of the department.

Must be able to follow directions.

Manages tee time sheet and EZ Links.

Runs cash register and receives annual dues payments and distributes bills.

Parks and stores golf carts, empties trash, restocks items, cleans rental equipment, picks up trash in the parking lot, marshals golf course, check water jugs, etc.

Performs daily register reconciliation reports through the POS system.

Regular and timely attendance is an essential job function.

PERIPHERAL DUTIES:

Serves as a member of various employee committees, as assigned.

Other Duties as assigned.

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Six (6) months related experience in recreation preferred.

Any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Valid Texas state driver's license or ability to obtain one by date of hire.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of the equipment, facilities, operations and techniques used in a comprehensive community recreation program;

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;

Ability to supervise the work of volunteers.

Ability to work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedule;

Ability to understand, follow, and transmit written and oral instructions.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:

Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; pre-employment drug screening; job related tests may be required.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Personal computer, including word processing and data base software; calculator; copy and fax machine; phone; mobile or portable radio; automobile; various sports equipment used in recreation programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet while in the office, and moderately loud when in the field.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

No one will perform the duties of a higher position without prior authorization from an individual authorized to approve.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Keywords: City of Copperas Cove, Killeen , Recreation Aide, Other , Copperas Cove, Texas

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