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Recreation Specialist (Part-Time) - Tennis Center

Company: City of Boynton Beach, FL
Location: Boynton Beach
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of Classification This is a part-time position located at the Boynton Beach Tennis Center working flexible hours. The selected candidate will be required to work evenings and weekends. The incumbent will potentially work holidays when needed. This position will work between 10-20 hours per week. The purpose of this classification is to plan, prepare, and supervise recreational programs for the community, including youth cheerleading program, afternoon recreation program, athletic programs, cultural arts programs, special camps, and special events. Employees in this classification also register participants, collect fees, and prepare paperwork. Essential Functions The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the 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.Supports supervisors with everyday operation of section; maintains lines of communication with supervisors and other departmental staff; supports supervisors with major outdoor programming. Plans and implements programs; orders supplies; prepares paperwork of activities; prepares, plans, and organizes special events; recruits volunteers for special events; helps to create new programming; helps to improve existing programs. Performs customer service; answers the telephone; provides information and answers questions about programs. Collaborates with others in the designing, copying, and dispersing of promotional flyers; helps generate revenue; coordinates on-site registration for programs; collects fees for lessons, guest fees, and leagues. Attends safety and training sessions; serves on various committees. Transport individuals to and from programs Assists in preparing playing fields/courts. Supervises recreation programs; functions in a lead capacity, assigning duties to Recreation Leaders; provides feedback to management regarding operations. Afternoon Recreation Program: creates daily activity plans based on weekly theme; gathers materials and equipment for use in implementing plans; submits bi-weekly activity plans; develops and implements an appropriate discipline plan; complies with established policies, procedures, and regulations of the Recreation and Parks Department, the City, Department of Health (HRS), Children Services Council (CSC), and the school board.ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Supports other department-run programs and special events. Types correspondence; files; sends faxes. Performs other related duties as required.Minimum Qualifications Associate in Arts degree (A.A.); supplemented by one (1) year previous experience and/or training involving customer service and program planning and implementation; andMust possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license; andIndividuals selected for a position must possess valid CPR/First Aid Certification prior to date of hire and must maintain the certification thereafter. Positions working with Afterschool Youth Programs must meet the following additional requirements: Possession of Florida State Department of Health Forty (40) hour Childcare Certification is preferred upon hire. Position incumbents not in possession of the Forty hour Childcare Certification must register for the Certification within 90 days of employment, obtain the Certification within six (6) months of hire date, and maintain the Certification thereafter.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications: Florida Commercial Driver's License including appropriate endorsement(s). Supplemental Information Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems. Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals. Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction. Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSA's)Knowledge of principles, practices, and techniques of public recreation, including an understanding of the activities, which consist of a community recreation and cultural arts program. Knowledge of safety precautions applicable to the assigned area and effective precautionary measures. Knowledge of departmental rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. Knowledge of the facilities and equipment used both in indoor and outdoor recreation activities. Ability to lead, instruct, and develop programs in recreation and cultural arts activities. Ability to develop, coordinate, and direct various activities involved in a community recreation and cultural arts program. Ability to use computer software and applications to create flyers, spreadsheets, and to collect fees. Ability to perform general clerical responsibilities including copying, answering phones, preparing paperwork for activities, completing registration and ordering supplies. Ability to accurately perform First Aid and CPR/AED procedures. Ability to establish and maintain effective, harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, vendors, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.VETERANS' PREFERENCE Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.

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