Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, performs various tasks as
necessary to provide recreation services to the St. George Community. Specifically responsible for providing leadership and oversight of outdoor recreation programs for youth ages 5-17. Serves as the lead staff in charge of setting the highest standard for safety and supervision of up to 12 students in the backcountry. Provides coaching and instruction for the following outdoor activities: bouldering, rock climbing, rappelling, mountain biking, kayaking, paddle boarding, and canoeing. Adheres to and enforces a strong practice of risk management to ensure the safety of both students and staff.
Oversees the work of other part time employees and volunteers during assigned shifts or tasks
Assists in staff training, assignments, and recruiting
Provide customer service in person and over the phone; answering questions and/or referring customers to appropriate staff members
Responds to public inquiries providing accurate information regarding recreation programs and services
Aids in the promotion and advertising of programs and special events
Registers participants for programs, classes and activities
General office and clerical duties
Copies and prepares various brochures, flyers, schedules, rosters, etc. for distribution
Organizes, cleans, prepares and maintains recreation facilities and other work areas
Works programs and special events
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing other related duties as needed.
Follow all city policies and procedures
Typical Physical/Mental Demands/Working Conditions
Conditions and temperatures may vary depending on the assignment. Requires the use of vision and/or hearing 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.
recreation offerings. This is a part-time position with variable hours averaging less than 28 hours per week over a period of twelve months.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
General Knowledge of Recreation and Leisure Activities and Programming Practices preferred
Customer service oriented
Perform Physical Labor
Work with a team
Operate a motor vehicle safely
Work independently and supervise others
Fix on-trail issues with mountain bikes
Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at careers.sgcity.org. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. This Position is open until filled. 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.