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Reacreation Assistant II

City Of Destin
Destin, FL Full-time
Posted on February 9, 2020

Recreation Assistant II

$ 13.07/hour -Full Time + employer paid benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life, vacation leave, sick leave, retirement, paid holidays)

Summary: This recreation position is responsible for hands on execution; of recreational programs, after school programming, summer day camp, city-wide special events, facility monitoring, rule enforcement, maintaining control of participants and spectators, logging in officials, tabulation of results/attendance and assisting with facility rentals. Primary work location is at the Community Center, may occasionally work at other facilities as assigned. Position is required to work a flexible schedule which includes evenings and weekends.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following are not to be construed as an exclusive or all-inclusive listing of skills and abilities required to perform the job. Management may delegate other responsibilities as required. Demonstrates commitment to Team Destin and our mission, vision, values, and goals and represents the city in a professional, dignified manner at all times both in actions and appearance. Contributes to the development and accomplishment of home team work-plans. Demonstrate competent knowledge of all applicable policies, codes, ordinances, regulations and statutes. Demonstrate competent knowledge of all divisional Key Functions and their associated processes. Develops programs in compliance with the cost-recovery guidelines and other city policies. Coordinates the planning, organizing and implementing of programs including; recruiting sponsor(s), registering participants, organizing meetings, advertising events, ordering uniforms, scheduling teams and games, and attending events. Assists with setting up and tearing down required for special events, programs and rentals. Inspects, maintains, orders, and arranges for supplies and equipment as directed. Performs inventory control of all equipment for assigned programs and equipment used for general operation of the Community Center. Assists in the general operations of the Community Center and other Recreation Department facilities as assigned. Takes necessary corrective action to ensure that program goals, safety and sanitary standards are met. Collects, receipts and safeguards participation and rental fees. Maintains records of participants, facility and rental users/usage, activity correspondence and daily reports. Reports maintenance problems. Assists with the scheduling of the Community Center. Registers participants with appropriate insurance as applicable. Monitors assigned programs. Answers telephones and assist customers. Assists with administrative and other duties as assigned. Works cooperatively with other department staff to achieve departmental goals and objectives. Works cooperatively with other city departments to achieve city-wide goals and objectives. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of rules, regulations, and practices of a variety of recreational and athletic programs. Skill in the use small office equipment, including copy machines or multi-line telephone systems. Skill in using computers for data entry, word processing and/or accounting purposes. Ability to supervise, communicate, and organize effectively. Ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, technical, structural, compositional or identifiable characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people or things. Ability to communicate with people to convey or exchange professional information. Ability to read a variety of professional, technical and administrative documentation, directions, instructions, methods and procedures. Ability to produce reports with proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar, using all parts of speech. Ability to learn and understand subject matter principles and techniques. Ability to make independent judgments in absence of supervision within the scope of respective job duties and tasks. Ability to acquire and expound on knowledge of topics related to primary occupation. Ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add and subtract, multiply and divide totals; determine percentages; and determine time and weight and interpret same as may be appropriate. Ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape. Ability to differentiate colors and shades of color. Ability to interact with people (staff, supervisors, general public and elected officials) beyond giving and receiving instructions to include tactfully mediating conflicts and achieving positive results. Ability to perform under maximum stress when confronted with short deadlines, heavy workloads, conflicting interests and high customer demand.

Physical Requirements: 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. Must be physically able to operate a variety of essential job related machines and office equipment. Must be able to move or carry essential job related objects or materials. Must be physically able to operate a variety of essential job related machines and office equipment. Must be able to move or carry essential job related objects or materials.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Supervision of program assistants, volunteers, scorekeepers, coaches and officials required.


Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Function: High School Diploma and one (2) years of work experience involving the field of recreation.

Special Requirements: Background check.

Miscellaneous Information Licenses or Certifications: Valid Floridas driver's license, CPR certification, and First Aid certification desired.