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Part-Time Recreation Services Assistant (Mae Simmons)
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City of Lubbock | Lubbock, TX
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Job Description


Assists in planning, scheduling, organizing, and implementing recreation programs, activities and events.

Essential Functions

* Complete daily cash reports, paperwork, and other reports as required;
* Ensures that facilities and programs are prepared for operations and oversee the facility in the absence of the supervisor;
* Greets the public and promotes positive customer relations. Provides information regarding other recreational programs;
* Performs related duties as required.

Indoor Recreation:

* Plan, schedule, and supervise recreational activities and programs;
* Assist the public in registering for classes and reserving facilities by explaining policies and procedures, and completing necessary forms;
* Assist the supervisor in developing partnerships, soliciting donations, and recruiting new instructors;
* Community Centers: Assist with activities and special events for all ages, and supervise campers during seasonal camps and summer camp;
* Adult Activity Centers: Assist with activities, programs and special events for adults ages 50+;
* Knowledge of recreation programming, cash handling experience, and classroom instruction preferred.

Outdoor Recreation:

* Plan, schedule, organize and lead various classes, special events, leagues and tournaments;
* Assist the public in reserving athletic fields, aquatic facilities, tennis courts, and Safety City facilities. Explain reservation policies and procedures and complete necessary reservation forms;
* Assist with the operations of concessions and special events;
* Knowledge of league scheduling, officials scheduling, cash handling experience, and classroom instruction preferred.


Completion of a high school diploma or any combination of education and experience that provides the following:

Basic computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel;

Excellent customer service skills;

Must possess a valid driver's license.

This is a year-round position. Must be able to work weekend.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

* Office practices and procedures, cash handling and reporting, data entry, filing, answering phones, and assisting customers.

Ability to:

* Plan, organize, schedule and lead various activities, classes, and special events;
* Maintain accurate records,
* Supervise the work of others in the absence of the supervisor;
* Communicate effectively orally and in writing;
* Operate standard office equipment

Physical Requirements

* Occasionally lift and carry up to 30 pounds;
* Push and pull objects in order to set up tables and displays;
* Occasionally flex upper trunk forward at the waist and partially flex at the knees in order to retrieve objects from the safe;
* Place arms above, at or below shoulder height.