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Seasonal Recreation Leader - Part Time - After School / Summer Camp

Company: Delray Beach, Florida
Location: Delray Beach
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

EEO Statement

The City of Delray Beach does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability, marital status, family status or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services


The City of Delray Beach is aNon-Tobacco Workplace. The City will not consider applicants who have used tobacco or nicotine products for a period of at least three months prior to application for employment. The definition of "tobacco or nicotine products" includes but is not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, pipes, snuff, e-cigarettes and nicotine patches or gum.

This is technical and responsible work in the planning, scheduling, marketing and coordination of specific programs at designated recreational facilities. This work involves supervising and organizing activities for participants of varying ages. Work is performed under general supervision of a Recreation Supervisor.

Essential Job Duties

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Plans, coordinates and supervises various recreational activities, games, programs, field trips, events and sporting activities for age groups between pre-school aged to senior citizens
  • Supervise a specified group of participants (adults and children) indoors and outdoors, some with special needs.
  • Provide and maintain a safe environment for the participants and complete injury and/or incident reports, as required.
  • Conduct Crisis Response Drills, Fire Drills, and all emergency preparedness procedures;
  • Foster positive employee relations and employee morale on a City-wide basis.

Afterschool Hours:

Monday - Friday 1:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Summer Camp Hours:

Monday - Friday7:30 AM - 5:30 PM ( 8-hour shifts between said hours )

For Out of School Programs:

  • Assist participant children with homework assignments, if needed. Coach, supervise, officiate or instruct in special activities and events
  • Keep an accurate count of participants on and off-site and make sure only authorized parents/guardians sign underage children in and out of the program.
  • Have all current certification requirements including but not limited to valid and current 40-hour childcare license, and all other certifications as required by City, County, and State for After-School program. CDL license is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School graduation or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma.
  • Six (6) months of verifiable experience in childcare, recreation programming, customer service or related field.
  • Must possess a valid State of Florida Driver's License, with a good driving record.
  • Child Development Accreditation preferred.
  • Must possess or obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid Certification within 30 days of hire.

Knowledge of the fundamentals of recreation. Knowledge of types of facilities and materials required to perform essential functions. Ability to provide excellent customer service. Knowledge of MS Office software. Knowledge of the City's policies, procedures, and practices. Skill in policy interpretation and application. Ability to safely operate a recreational van, with or without passengers. Ability to analyze and adjust special activities to the needs and structure of participating groups. Ability to work independently and to adhere to established policies and procedures. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, parents, employees and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form. Ability to manage and prioritize routine, specialized and complex assignments and problems utilizing knowledge acquired through prior education, training, and experience. Ability to adapt to an evolving and continually improving environment. Punctuality and regular attendance are essential functions of this position.

The abilities expected of all employees include being able to respond to supervision, guidance and direction of superiors in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies, be appropriately groomed and attired so as to present a professional image in accordance with the organization's mission, goals, and policies; report for work promptly and properly prepared at the time and place required by the assignment or orders; notify the appropriate supervisor of intended absences in accordance with stated rules; conform with standards and rules regarding use of accrued time; demonstrate a polite, helpful and courteous manner when engaged in any activity with the public; operate and care for equipment to manufacturer's specifications and/or within the specified parameters; demonstrate an understanding, consideration, and respect of cultural, religious, and gender differences when interacting with the public and colleagues.

A comparable combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position, may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

Supplemental Information

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

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. The work environment characteristics described 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 is frequently required to sit and talk or hear, use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with both hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Works inside and occasionally outside.

SELECTION GUIDELINES:Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check; job related tests might be required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement with the employer, and requirements of the job may change.

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