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Recreation Program Assistant

at Ak Chin Indian Community

Pay: $24,232 to $32,718.40/year
Salary : $11.65 - $15.73 Hourly $24,232.00 - $32,718.40 Annually
Posted: 6/13/2019
Job Reference #: 2469144

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Recreation Program Assistant
Opening Date/Time: Wed. 06/05/19 12:00 AM Arizona Time
Closing Date/Time: Wed. 07/03/19 11:59 PM Arizona Time
Job Type:FTNonExempt
Location:42507 W. Peters and Nall Road, Maricopa, AZ 85139, Arizona
Department:Parks and Recreation
Salary:$11.65 - $15.73 Hourly
$24,232.00 - $32,718.40 Annually
Salary Information:Offering salary will be made between the minimum to midpoint of the posted salary range for this position, based on qualifications and experience. Employees may progress through the full salary range, subject to their successful performance and annual budget approval.
Under general supervision, assists with planning and coordinating a variety of recreation/sports programs, services, and activities for the Ak-Chin Indian Community. Work involves direct and indirect contact with the public and is usually performed in accordance with specific instruction.
 Minimum Qualifications:

Experience equivalent to one year full time work developing, coordinating, or implementing leisure recreation classes and programs/activities; OR a Associate's degree in Recreation, Leisure Activities, or closely related area may substitute for the required experience. Must possess First Aid/CPR certification, or be able to obtain within 90 days of hire. Must be willing to work evenings and some weekends. Must have a valid Arizona Driver's License and be able to meet the Community's insurance carrier requirements. Must successfully complete a background check.
 Examples of Duties:
  • Assists in planning, organizing, and coordinating a variety of recreation/sports programs, activities, and events, including, but not limited to, volleyball, basketball, and softball leagues, and a variety of other recreation/sports oriented tournaments, events, lessons, programs, and classes.
  • Assists in the development and distribution of promotional materials to increase participation and attendance in recreation, leisure/sports programs, activities, events, and facilities.
  • Must be able to effectively, schedule and coordinate programs.
  • Assists in assessing the recreational needs of members in the Community and develops, evaluates, and recommends activities/programs to meet these needs.
  • Assists in monitoring programs and activities for members, and ensures a safe/healthy atmosphere for participants.
  • Maintains discipline among program participants.
  • Assists in the preparation of periodic reports of program activities and status.
  • Performs a variety of administrative support activities for the Recreation Program Coordinator.
  • Transports participants and acts as chaperone during leisure recreation/sports programs, field trips, special events, and other related functions.
  • Works closely with various individuals, groups, agencies, departments, and Community organizations by assisting in coordinating and organizing special and annual Community events and celebrations.
  • Assists with the enrollment and registration in the various recreation leisure/sports programs as required.
  • Coaches teams and officiates games as needed.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.

 Other Requirements:
  • Knowledge of general Adult/Youth Recreation programs, services, and activities.
  • Knowledge of general Parks and Recreation Department operating policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of general sports/recreation program development principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of general clerical/office support practices and procedures.
  • Skill in planning, organizing, and coordinating a variety of recreation/sports programs, activities, and events.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships/schedules with volunteers, other staff, and the public.
  • Skill in performing a variety of clerical/office support work, including typing, filing, photocopying, and inputting data into computerized data bases.
  • Ability to chaperone program participants in a safe and structured fashion.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) with staff, other employees and general public in a courteous and tactful manner.
  • Ability to understand and follow routine and written instructions.
  • Ability to coach and officiates games.


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