Under the direction of a City of St. George Leisure Services Recreation Coordinator, assists in developing and managing various programs, events, and/or facility operations; assists with the development, interpretation, training, and enforcement of recreation policies and practices; provides suggestions to improve the overall execution of the facility and/or facility programs; and helps develop short-range goals and plans.
Essential Functions (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)
1. Oversees part-time Thunder Junction Attendants and volunteers during assigned shift.
2. Provides leadership by taking charge of specific parts of an assigned program, event, or facility operation.
3. Helps run youth programs, adult programs and/or special events as needed.
4. Under the direction of the Recreation Coordinator assist in the initial and ongoing training of Thunder Junction Attendants.
5. Oversees the proper use, safety, and security of all supplies, and makes requests to the Coordinator for purchase of equipment needed.
6. Inspects facility at the beginning of assigned shifts and reports any unsafe condition or equipment to facility management.
7. Enforces facility rules and regulations and notifies Coordinator or Specialist of recurring and/or serious infractions.
8. Assists in providing feedback and evaluation to the Coordinator from employees and volunteers who work under their direction at events, programs, or facilities.
9. Handles minor employee issues when Coordinator is not on duty or at that specific site.
10. Completes daily inspections and reports for facility operations.
11. Performs money handling duties, including opening and closing cash tills and performing shift register counts.
12. Opens or closes the facility as assigned.
13. Fills in for other facility related job tasks if need (i.e. ticket collector, train operator)
14. Works in a broad range of assignments with limited training including youth programs, adult programs and/or special events.
15. Ensures security protocols for the train are followed during assigned shift each day.
16. Oversees operation of the P.A. system to make special and daily announcements.
17. Performs other related duties as required.
Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions
Conditions vary depending on the assignment. May work both indoor and outdoor during facility hours in varied temperatures and weather conditions. Requires the use of vision and/or hearing to identify and evaluate emergencies, and must be able to respond to these emergencies quickly and appropriately. Moderately heavy physical activity exerting up to 20-50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently. Moderate exposure to stress as a result of human behavior.
Note: Must be available to work weekends, evenings, holidays and other schedules to help prepare for recreation offerings. This is a part-time position with variable hours averaging less than 28 hours per week over a period of twelve months.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Degree in recreation or related field or some secondary education toward such a degree preferred.
Experience: Recreation and supervisory related experience required. Experience working with money handling is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Recreation program common practices.
• Computers and computer programs.
• Safety shut off procedures for water feature, volcano and restroom facilities.
• Skills in working with people of all ages, including volunteers, on a continuing basis.
• Interpersonal and communication skills.
• Work in a broad range of assignments with limited to no training.
• Plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the activities and personnel involved in recreation programs, events, classes, or facilities.
• Plan and exercise judgment in new or constantly changing problems and situations.
• Show good judgment in preventing injuries and responding to recreation related injuries based on an understanding of risk management.
• Establish good community relations.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, city officials, civic organizations, and the public.
• Operate the Thunder Junction train.
To Apply: Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at jobs.sgcity.org. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Position is open until filled. Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screen are required. EOE. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.