SUMMARY / PURPOSE: Provide the opportunity for people of all ages to relax, exercise, socialize and share common interests through organized recreational activities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED):
1. Develop, implement, and coordinate neighborhood recreation programs. * A. Arrange meetings with interested individuals, groups, committees, and boards to identify their recreational interests and needs. * B. Plan, organize, promote, implement, and supervise regular and seasonal activities. * C. Motivate individuals and groups to become involved in the recreation program by participating in and leading specific activities and events. * D. Ensure that preparations for scheduled activities and events have been carried out. E. Provide instruction to others by explaining and demonstrating the proper use of supplies and equipment. F. Provide instruction to others by explaining and demonstrating the proper techniques, procedures, and rules used in specific activities, games, and sports. * G. Ensure participant compliance with applicable rules and regulations. H. Evaluate the overall need, cost, quality, and effectiveness of activities and programs, and recommend improvements and changes.
2. Operate recreation centers as assigned. * A. Schedule and monitor the use of facilities, equipment, and supplies. * B. Requisition, secure and inventory necessary materials, supplies, and equipment. * C. Recruit volunteers to assist with recreational events and activities. * D. Delegate and supervise the work of assigned personnel. E. Train assigned personnel in safe and proper work techniques. * F. Prepare announcements, bulletins, flyers, calendars, and other promotional material. * G. Complete and maintain required statistics and records. H. Provide input on recreation center expenses for the division budget. * I. Collect fees for programs, events, and facility and equipment use.
3. Identify maintenance needs and ensure that those needs are met by notifying the appropriate resource or by assigning the work to staff. A. Direct others and participate in the maintenance of facilities and grounds, including raking and collecting leaves, branches, paper, and rubbish; plowing, shoveling, and removing snow from sidewalks, skating rinks, and other areas; and mowing lawns, trimming shrubbery, and controlling weeds. * B. Direct others and participate in the preparation and maintenance of ball fields, ice rinks, courts, trails, and other sports and play areas. * C. Direct others and participate in the maintenance of building interiors, including cleaning, scrubbing, mopping, dusting, sweeping, and waxing. D. Perform minor repairs of buildings, fixtures, and equipment. E. Conduct regular safety inspections of buildings, equipment, and grounds.
4. Perform other related duties. * A. Provide assistance and serve as liaison to local clubs, boards, committees, organizations, and other special interest groups regarding recreational programming. B. Transport oneself, personnel, participants, supplies, and equipment as necessary for work activities. * C. Provide first aid treatment in emergencies. D. Serve as an active member of the Recreation Division of the Department of Parks & Recreation. * E. Respond in a timely fashion to citizen inquiries, requests, and complaints regarding facilities, equipment, and programming.
*Essential functions of the position
+ An acceptable combination of verifiable education and/or experience equaling two (2) years which demonstrates possession of the knowledge and abilities listed within the job description. Acceptable education might include course work in physical education or recreation. Acceptable experience might include a paid or volunteer position leading a variety of recreational activities.
License Requirements: + A. Possession of a valid Minnesota Class D Driver's License or privilege by the date of appointment and thereafter.
+Job requirements necessary on the first day of employment
Internal Number: T1884
About City of Duluth, Minnesota
The City of Duluth is a strong community of 86,000 people offering lakeside living and high-caliber recreational experiences.