Recreation Leader II’s supervise, plan, organize, and facilitate a variety of recreation and sport activities for youth and adults at schools, neighborhood parks, community centers, senior centers, tennis centers and gyms. Work schedules can vary depending on the needs of the facility and require evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Performs duties and responsibilities commensurate with assigned functional area which may include, but are not limited to, any combination of the following tasks:
- Plans, organizes, and conducts: special events, games, sport activities, and arts and crafts for children of all ages and adults at a recreation facility, Neighborhood Park, or school facility.
- Communicates effectively in person and on the telephone with park patrons or program participants. Performs on-site participant registration for recreational activities.
- Oversees nightly/daily room set-up/usage by reservation groups.
- Maintains discipline, order, and crowd control at activity site.
- Prepares and distributes flyers, posters, and other advertisement for area programs.
- Functionally observes one or more staff members (volunteers, paid staff, community services workers) in all park areas and facilities.
- Observes park patrons and program participants.
- Answers phones, writes reservations, and verbally responds to citizens/park patrons on the phone or in person.
- Transports recreation program participants in a City vehicle for off-site excursions, depending on assignment.
- Sets up, tears down and cleans up for events, projects and programs.
- Maintains safety and security of facility, including all aspects of recreation, planning and programming.
- Maintains responsibility for equipment at facility and ensures proper storage and inventory are completed daily.
- Uses personal computer to prepare quality written documents including: accident and incident reports, event flyers, e-mails, and electronic timesheet.
- Performs cashier duties including: greeting customers, answering the phone, handling customer inquiries, accepting payment of fees, handling cash according to City policy and procedures, issuing passes, and completing all necessary reporting and record keeping documentation.
- May be asked to lead a team or project including coordinating daily activities of staff.
- May be expected to ‘stand in’ in the absence of management.