The RAC Assistant assists with a variety of tournaments, special events, sports activities, and miscellaneous programs offered by the Parks and Recreation Department at the RAC and performs routine ground and facility maintenance.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities of this classification, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing. The incumbent is also expected to meet the technical performance standards developed for this position and the City's standards for interpersonal and team behaviors, customer contacts, and supervision. Incumbents may also perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or to meet current workload needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide excellent customer service to all visitors to the facilities.
Offer assistance to all parties using the facilities.
Set-up and takedown of equipment for all functions taking place in the facilities.
Supervise events at the facilities, ensuring policies are adhered to by the patrons and calling for appropriate assistance when necessary.
Serve as the City contact when conflicts arises between user groups, officials, crew, players, and the public.
Open, monitor, and close the facilities.
Maintain the appearance of the facilities at all times, including cleaning and stocking restroom and picking up litter and garbage.
Serve as a City contact for maintenance problems that arise and attend to issues or call in additional staff as needed.
Perform routine and/or minor maintenance tasks such as cleaning, painting, weeding, etc.
Takes initiative to correct routine problems and makes suggestions for improving work methods.
Contributes to the planning and organization of the work.
May be called upon to assist crews from any Public Works Operations section when needed, but is not expected to be proficient in all duties performed by these sections.
EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND TRAINING
The typical qualified applicant will have one year of recreation and maintenance experience OR any combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the level of knowledge and ability required.
Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
Minimum of 18 years of age.
Must be available to work weekends and evenings.
Must past a background investigation.
Must pass pre-employment medical testing for the ability to perform the essential functions of the position and maintain a level of physical and mental fitness necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.
Must have a valid Washington State driver's license and a driving record acceptable to the City and the City's insurance carrier.
Verification of identity and United States work authorization must be complete as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
Incorporated in 1966, Lacey is a young, progressive, and growing community. Lacey has a Council/Manager form of government. It is a full service City except for Fire, which is under contract with Thurston County Fire District #3. The City encompasses 16.6 square miles and has 251 employees to provide services for its population of 42,393.Lacey City Council and staff have a reputation for their ...progressive “can-do” approach to government. The management team works from unified goals and values that are translated into action. The City is seen by the public and the development and business communities as a professional organization with a strong customer service ethic.Situated at the southern end of Puget Sound, Lacey is near Washington’s beautiful ocean beaches, lakes, and mountains, offering unlimited outdoor recreational opportunities. Lacey’s proximity to the State Capital allows for cultural and educational opportunities normally not associated with smaller urban areas. The City itself has excellent schools and safe, wooded, affordable neighborhoods.