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
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
- Plans, coordinates and supervises various recreational
activities, games, programs, field trips, events and sporting
activities for age groups between pre-school aged to senior
- 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
- Foster positive employee relations and employee morale on a
Monday - Friday 1:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Summer Camp Hours:
Monday - Friday7:30 AM - 5:30 PM ( 8-hour shifts between said
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.
- High School graduation or possession of an acceptable
- 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
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
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
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