Recreation Leader (Temporary-Summer)

<p>Wherever and however Hillsborough County fits into your career path, our belief stays the same: don&rsquo;t just work somewhere, work somewhere you have the ability to create community prosperity.</p>

Tampa, FL

Hillsborough County

A great place to live, work and play.&nbsp;

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$11.11 - $16.11/hour

Overview: Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.<br /><br />Performs responsible work planning coordinating, and supervising activities at park, after school programs. Interprets recreation programs and policies to the public and enforces departmental policies. Prepares the recreational facility for activities.
Responsibilities: <p>Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. 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. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Assist in the development and implementation of community activities and services.&nbsp;</li> <li>Provides customer service to the public; assists the public in planning activities and events; prepares facilities for group and recreation activities; assists in facility maintenance and room set up; prepares and maintains facility activity records.&nbsp;</li> <li>Assist in the planning and coordination of a variety of existing and new recreation programs, special events and activities.&nbsp;</li> <li>Records daily attendance and/or receipts.&nbsp;</li> <li>Performs basic participant safety inspections.&nbsp;</li> <li>Assists with cleaning and maintenance of facilities, grounds and equipment.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <h2>MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS</h2> <div>Graduation from high school or possession of a GED certificate; and&nbsp;<br />Possession of a First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification with Practical Application; and&nbsp;<br />Six (6) months of experience in organized recreational programs; and&nbsp;<br />Possession of a valid Driver License.</div> <h2>CORE COMPETENCIES</h2> <div> <ul> <li><em><strong>Customer Commitment</strong></em>&nbsp;- Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service</li> <li><em><strong>Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity</strong></em>&nbsp;- Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve</li> <li><em><strong>Organizational Excellence</strong>&nbsp;</em>- Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations</li> <li><em><strong>Success through Teamwork</strong></em>&nbsp;- Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals</li> </ul> </div> <h2>WORK CATEGORY</h2> <div><strong>Medium work</strong>&nbsp;- Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.</div> <h2>PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS</h2> <div> <ul> <li>This position is frequently very active and often requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing all day.&nbsp;</li> <li>The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds.&nbsp;</li> <li>Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.</li> </ul> </div> <h2>JOB SPECIFICATIONS</h2> <div> <ul> <li>Knowledge of general office policies, practices and procedures.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of principles and practices of planning and conducting recreational programs.&nbsp;</li> <li>Knowledge of proper English usage, vocabulary, spelling, punctuation and grammar; and occupational hazards and safety precautions required in the recreation field.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to answer questions and resolve problem situations or refer to appropriate office.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, both verbally and in writing.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to participate effectively in the formulation of departmental policies and procedures.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to work effectively with others.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to plan, organize and oversee the work of others.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and multi-task.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to use a computer and related software.&nbsp;</li> <li>Skill in the use of various office equipment.</li> </ul> </div>