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Specialist, Recreation (Part-Time) - Tennis Center

Company: City of Boynton Beach, FL
Location: Boynton Beach
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to plan, organize, develop, and supervise a variety of indoor and outdoor recreation activities and special events at recreation facilities and Parks. Work is performed under general supervision.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. 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. Plans, develops, and implements recreation programs; orders equipment and supplies needed for recreation activities; plans, and organizes Department special events; recruits instructors and volunteers for recreation programs and special events; Provides customer service support which includes; answering phones; interacts with the public in person to answer questions about recreation programs, special events, and rentals, responds to emails.Assist with promoting recreation programs and special events to increase registration and attendance.Provide administrative support which includes process program registration and rentals.Assist in the enforcement of recreation center rules and regulations in order to maintain order and prevent accidents.Trains, schedules and supervises designated staff and volunteers to assist with recreation programs and facility rentals.Supervises participants utilizing recreation centers; enforces recreation center and park rules and regulations to maintain order.Participates in budget preparations and monitoring.Maintains records and prepares reports on activities and program conducted at recreation centers and parks.Transports program participants to recreation activities.Assist in evaluation of recreation programs and staff.ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS Supports City-wide programs and special events.Attends department trainings as needed.Performs other related duties as required.Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or valid equivalent; and
    • One (1) year of customer service, program planning and implementation experience in relation to recreation and parks; and
      • Possess [or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire] and maintain a valid Florida driver's license; and
        • Possess [or be able to obtain within thirty (30) days of hire] a valid CPR/First Aid Certification and must maintain 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 (40) 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:
            • Associate's degree from an accredited college or university.
              • Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) designation.
                • Possess and maintain a valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL).Supplemental Information COMMUNICATION COMPETENCIES 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 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' PREFERENCECertain 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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