CLASS SUMMARY: The Community Center Assistant position will assist the Parks and Recreation Supervisor in planning, coordinating, implementing, and monitoring recreational and/or sports activities. Responsibilities may include determining recreational or sports offerings; supervising seasonal and part-time staff; scheduling the use of facilities; inspecting facilities; establishing and monitoring facility maintenance schedules; assisting the Parks and Recreation Supervisor in monitoring a budget; maintaining records; and preparing operational reports.
TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
Assists the Parks and Recreation Supervisor in supervising seasonal and part-time staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; and maintaining a healthy and safe working environment.
Assists the Parks and Recreation Supervisor in planning and organizing the day-to-day programs and activities, prioritizing projects and assigning tasks, monitoring the work of subordinates, responding to citizen requests and complaints, and reviewing programs.
Monitors and inspects the facility, which may include scheduling facility reservations, monitoring facility maintenance, and reporting any work orders. Also includes ordering supplies and equipment as needed.
Assists the Parks and Recreation Supervisor with budget preparation and monitoring a budget.
Prepares a variety of operational records and reports to include: payroll, cash reports, work orders, and supply inventory list.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require): High School Diploma and a minimum of two years experience in a Parks and Recreation department; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry): Knowledge of:
Knowledge of developing recreational programs and administering programs within a community center;
General knowledge of a wide range of sport and recreational activities;
Basic budgeting principles;
Customer service principles;
Computers and related software applications.
SKILLS(position requirements at entry): Skill in:
Supervising employees and developing a work schedule;
Overseeing recreation facility and equipment;
Planning, developing, supervising, and managing programs and/or events;
Providing customer service;
Preparing and maintaining records and reports;
Using a computer and related software applications;
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, co-workers, supervisor, the general public, etc., sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.
The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of activities for all ages and maintains more than 700 acres of parks and facilities. The department has 22 parks including playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails and pavilions or picnic shelters. There are three community centers with year-round programming for youth, adults and seniors, as well as four public swimming poo...ls. Mission: To provide a variety of positive recreational experiences to enhance life values for individuals, families, and our diverse culture.www.cityofclarksville.com/parksrec