Pay Range 10 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$13.9722$20.9583
Hourly (42 hrs.)$13.3068$19.9602
Hourly (56 hrs.)$9.9801$14.9702

Recreation Center Specialist

Range: $29,062.11 - $43,593.16 (10)
Position Number: 50

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to provide direction or leadership of various activities at a recreation site or facility or specialty area. This position will report directly to the Recreation Center Coordinator.
Plans, organizes and directs a wide variety of activities at a recreation facility under the supervision of the Recreation Center Coordinator.
Plans and directs recreation activities in a specialty program area;
Prepares and distributes flyers, posters, and other advertisement for area programs;
Leads and teaches a variety of on-site recreational activities;
Performs on-site participant registration for recreational activities;
Performs and maintains web-based registration procedures;
Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
Works under the direct guidance of the Recreation Center Coordinator and is responsible for any recreation activities that are assigned to reach department goals and objectives.
Knowledge of:
The methods and techniques of program planning and objectives of public recreation.
First aid methods and necessary safety precautions used in recreation work.
The rules and regulations and tournament bracketing governing various competitive athletic games such as softball, baseball, basketball, and table games.
A variety of active and passive game activities suitable for children, adolescents, adults, senior citizens and/or people with disabilities.
Ability to:
Develop skills to solve participant disciplinary problems.
Communicate orally in the English language by telephone or in a one-to-one or group setting.
Work cooperatively and professionally with other City employees, volunteers, and the general public including groups of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
Work flexible hours to include evenings and weekends.
Some positions require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage.
Some positions will require the performance of other essential and marginal functions depending upon work location, assignment, or shift.
Bachelor of Science degree in recreation, leisure studies, or area of recreational specialization and one year of recreation experience.
Other combinations of education and experience which meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.
Rev. 4-10