Recreation Worker III - Youth Programs Lead Worker III



$14.18 Per Hour


Free access to all 4 of the City of St. George Golf Courses, the Recreation Center, the City Pool and the Aquatic Center upon successful completion of 3-months of employment.
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Job Description

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor of Youth Programs, performs various tasks as necessary to provide recreation services to the St. George Community. Specifically responsible for youth programs for youth ages 3-18. During programs, the Lead Worker III assists in the planning and implementation of various youth programs, including camps and afterschool programs, along with providing supervision of youth participants.

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 the work of other part time employees and volunteers during assigned shifts or tasks

2. Provide customer service in person and over the phone; answering questions and/or referring customers to appropriate staff members.

3. Responds to public inquiries providing accurate information regarding recreation programs and services.

4. Performs money-handling duties according to City and division policies and procedures.

5. Registers participants for programs, classes and activities

6. General office and clerical duties

7. Copies and prepares various brochures, flyers, schedules, rosters, etc. for distribution.

8. Organizes, cleans, prepares and maintains recreation facilities and other work areas

9. Works programs and special events

10. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing other related duties as needed

11. Follow all city policies and procedures

12. Aids in the promotion and advertising of programs and special events and ensures that the mission and pro-gram policy are known to all participants.

13. Assists in staff training, assignments, and recruiting

Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions

Conditions and temperatures may vary depending on the assignment. Requires the use of vision and/or hear-ing to identify and evaluate emergencies. Must be able to respond quickly and appropriately to emergencies. Requires moderately heavy physical activity exerting 25-50 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10-25 pounds of force frequently. Mental demands of intermittent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior.

Note: Youth Programs: Must be available during in-office hours. Mandatory on site during programs, typically weekday afternoons during August-May. Summer program hours vary throughout the week. This is a part-time position with variable hours averaging less than 28 hours per week over a period of twelve months.

Minimum Qualifications


Education: High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

Preference given to those with education in recreation or a related field.


• Minimum one year of personal and/or professional experience coordinating, programming and leading youth and/or family-oriented recreation activities required; two years experience preferred

• Minimum one year personal and/or professional experience working with youth required; two years experience preferred

• Customer service experience required

• Cash handling experience preferred

Licenses and/or Certifications:

• Must possess a valid driver license. A valid Utah Driver License must be obtained within 60 days of hire and be maintained throughout employment.

• CPR, First Aid, AED certification required. Must be obtained within 60 days of hire and maintained throughout employment.

• Utah Food Handlers Permit preferred but not required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

General knowledge of recreation and leisure activities and programming practices preferred


• Highly motivated

• Customer service oriented

• Computer literate

• Interpersonal skills among City officials, community leaders, volunteers and fellow staff

Ability to:

• Help recruit, train, and organize volunteers.

• Interact with sponsors and community partners

• 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 under-standing of risk management.

• Establish good community relations.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, city officials, civic organizations and the public.

• Work independently

To Apply

Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. This Position closes 10/05/2021 12:00 AM. Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screen are required. The City of St. George is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.