Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, performs various tasks as necessary to provide recreation services to the St. George Community. Assists in developing and coordinating various programs, events, and/or facility operations. Assists with the development, interpretation, training, and enforcement of division policies and practices. Provides suggestions to improve the overall program and helps develop short range goals and plans.
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.)
Oversees the work of other part time employees and volunteers during assigned shifts or tasks
Assists in staff and volunteer 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
Performs money-handling duties according to City and division policies and procedures.
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 taking charge of specific part(s) of assigned programs, events, or facilities.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing other related duties as needed.
Follow all city policies and procedures
Provides leadership by taking charge of lead workers I, II, and III and of specific parts of an assigned program, event, or facility operation
Assists in providing feedback and evaluation to Recreation Coordinator and Recreation Supervisor for employees and contractors who work under their direction at events, programs, and facilities
Handles minor employee issues when Recreation Coordinator or Recreation Supervisor is not on duty or at that specific site and then reports back to Recreation Supervisor
Assists the Recreation Supervisor with planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating programs
Manages inventory controls and oversees the proper use, safety and security of all supplies, and makes requests to Recreation Coordinator and Recreation Supervisor for purchase of equipment needed during events, programs, and facilities
Takes complete charge of at least one program or special event and manages the event under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor
Schedules employees and/or contractors, volunteer groups, and vendors
Coordinates with sponsors and helps to create new partnerships
Assists the Recreation Supervisor in the budgetary process and assumes responsibility for cost control during events, programs or facilities.
Perform other duties as required
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.
Note: Must be available to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and other schedules to help prepare for races and special events. Hours vary depending on the event and include long hours during event weeks and short variable hours during the off season. Hours average less than 28 hours per week over a period of twelve months.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Preference given to those with education in recreation or a related field.
Minimum of two year’s experience working in programs and special events for the City of St. George, or a similar organization, showing adequate knowledge and skill in assigned tasks; Three years preferred
Customer service experience required
Experience overseeing the work of other part time employees required
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.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
General Knowledge of Recreation and Leisure Activities
Customer service oriented
Working with people of all ages
Technical skills related to the area assigned
Interpersonal and communication skills
Perform Physical Labor
Work with a team
Operate a motor vehicle safely
Work with people of all ages
Lead a group of people to accomplish a task
Work independently and supervise others
Work in a broad range of assignments with limited to no training
Maintain a great attitude through long hours and in stressful situations
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 understanding of risk management
Establish good community relations
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, city officials, civic organizations, and the public
Plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the activities and personnel involved in recreation programs, events, classes, or facilities
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.