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Part-time (10-19hrs/wk) Recreation Aide - Fine Arts for The EPIC Recreation Center

at City of Grand Prairie

Pay: $10.0851 to $15.4021/hour
$10.0851 - $15.4021
Posted: 4/26/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2417516
Keywords: office

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Summary

The purpose of this position is to supervise recreational facilities within the City. This is accomplished by maintaining the interior facilities; overseeing the operations of the facility; developing and implementing recreational programs; and maintaining communication for the facility. Other duties include handling cash and closing the cash register; and interacting with other City employees and citizens.

This is a part-time position working 10-19 hours per week.  Must have a flexible schedule to work evenings, weekends and some holidays.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintains the interior of facilities by removing trash from floors by sweeping and mopping; organizing office and equipment area; submitting reports for repairs or needed equipment as needed; cleaning and organizing storage area; cleaning the restroom and game room.
     
  • Oversees the operations of the facility by supervising hallway; handing out equipment; directing customers to the proper location; promotes programs to patrons; performing record keeping; updating class records daily; and overseeing distribution of paperwork such as disclaimer sheets, receipts books, logs, and other documentation.
     
  • Develops and implements recreational programs by overseeing gym programs; assisting in the schedule of classes; coordinating classes and rentals; teaching classes; and playing games with children.
     
  • Maintains communication for the facility by communicating with customers about questions, suggestions, activities, and complaints; assisting with computerized publications; answering phones; making reservations for parties; greeting customers; reporting any suggestions and complaints to the supervisor; and interacting with public participants and school official.
     
  • Handles cash and closes cash register by accepting payments; making receipts; recording money that was received; ensuring that customers were charged properly by having knowledge of all program times and prices; counting money for the day; separating petty cash; and placing money in the safe.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.  An Associate's degree or two years of college with major course work in leisure services, park administration, or a related field preferred.
  • Recreation experience highly preferred.  Must have a flexible work schedule.
  • Valid Texas Class C Driver's License and CPR/First Aide Certification
     
  • Ability to recognize meaning of common two- or three-syllable words. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
     
  • Ability to perform the four basic arithmetic operations. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
     
  • Ability to write simple sentences containing subject, verb, and object, and/or series of numbers, names, and addresses. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in elementary school up to high school. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.
     
  • The employee normally performs the duty assignment after receiving detailed instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results with little room for deviation. Close and constant review is given.
     
  • No responsibility for the direction or supervision of others.
     
  • Normal tasks require use of definite procedures, with little deviation. Work requires little or no analysis or judgment.
     
  • Discussion Frequent: From 21% to 50% of work time.