City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
May 21, 2019Full Time
General Summary * The first review date for this position will be on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. * This position will not start until July 1, 2019 . The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The fundamental reason this classification exists is to provide skilled professional recreation programming in a specialist field, or at a major facility. Recreation Services Specialist assignments include programming at parks, facilities and school sites, providing programming in various specialty fields depending on the assignment. The Recreation Services Specialist works under the general direction of a Recreation Coordinator. Directly supervises part-time support employees, contract workers, and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Work is performed independently under the general review of a Recreation Coordinator. This position is FLSA non-exempt and full-time. Youth and Adult Sports Assignment: Organizing and conducting Adult and Youth sports programs; training sports officials in a variety of adult sports programs; scheduling umpire/officials based on league requirements; documenting and evaluating the work of the umpires/officials; training umpires/officials; maintaining team standings; distributing equipment and safety supplies; planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating special events to recruit for teams and players; organizing and coordinating plaques and t-shirts design; purchasing the equipment needed by umpires/officials, such as: City of Maricopa shirts, hats, and rulebooks (example: American Softball Association [ASA], National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association [NIRSA], etc.) and ordering; working in cooperation with a Recreation Coordinator to schedule and rent City sports facilities; and facility supervision for youth an adult sports leagues (example: soccer, softball, kickball, indoor volleyball, basketball and flag football). Requires proficiency in Active Net or other related recreation systems. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Essential Duties & Responsibilities The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Leads with the development, implementation and evaluation of various recreational programs and activities; leads and monitors program participants, subordinates and volunteers. Guides and counsels park and facility patrons/program participants on facility/park/program rules, care of equipment and acceptable conduct in a helpful, positive manner; assists park patrons/program participants in providing information, direction, and education and responds to complaints, inquiries, and information requests. Trains subordinates working with various recreation activities, including volunteers. Writes reports, i.e. completes daily attendance, accident/incident reports. Maintains financial and activity records. Operates audiovisual equipment in support of recreation activities. Meets program standards and objectives as outlined by supervisors. Operates a motor vehicle requiring a standard Arizona Driver's License to travel to various work sites to perform assigned tasks based on department or seasonal needs, transport equipment, supplies, participants and materials. Inspects and maintains recreation equipment and supply for proper working order, cleanliness and safety. Assists with day-to-day housekeeping duties. Learns City rules and regulations involved with activities of registration, publicity, City policies and safety. Performs cash handling procedures as needed, such as collecting fees for programs, services, or commodities and maintaining related records, opening and closing register, documenting overages and shortages, preparing deposits for review, transport deposits, and taking advance registration or reservations for facility use. Organizes and develops publicity brochures and materials to promote interest in department activities. Works in cooperation with City staff to manage and schedule City facilities and rentals. Incumbents in this class may be rotated or transferred to other facilities and/or assignments based on department or seasonal needs. Other duties as assigned. Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma, or GED and one (1) to three (3) years' experience in one or more in the following recreation areas: events, programming, front desk, providing memberships, fitness, youth/adult sports, senior programming, aquatics and/or adaptive recreation. Position requires working evenings, weekends and some holidays. Must be certified in CYSA (Certified Youth Sports Administrator). PERFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Associates or Bachelor's degree in Parks and Recreation or related field. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification and First Aid Course certifications; Knowledge and understanding of current Parks and Recreation principles and trends; Private Sector experience. Any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job, may be substituted for Preferred Qualifications at the discretion of the hiring authority. Licenses or Certifications Possession of (or ability to obtain within 1 month of hire) an Arizona Operator's driver license Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Knowledge of Active Net recreation software system or other recreation software system in facility/field reservations and program registration. Microsoft Windows Office products Development, implementation and evaluation of various recreation programs. Skills In: Meet and deal tactfully and effectively with the public; Perform simple mathematical calculations and perform multiple duties simultaneously; Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing; Establish and maintain effective working relationships.