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City of Sioux City

Winter Recreational Specialist

Job Code
IV-2314
Posted On
September 12th, 2017
Closing On
Until Filled
Category
Seasonal/General more...
Department
Parks and Recreation
Location
City of Sioux City - Human Resources Office
405 6th Street 2nd Floor
Sioux City, IA 51102
Job Type
Non-Exempt
Pay Rate
$15.80 - $17.24
Date Adopted
08/07/2017
Date Revised
08/07/2017
Approved Res.No
2017-0734/August 7, 2017
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Employee is responsible for the primary operation of Cone Park. Must be dependable and able to work unsupervised. Will be responsible for overall activities in the Cone Park facility, able to direct and lead staff during regular hours and special events. Applicant may assign duties to staff as needed during facility usage and change duties based upon event; be responsible for reports/inventory; submit supply requisitions; log/maintain staff hours. First aid a plus. Will work evenings/weekend hours; hours may change day to day. Must have own transportation. Will work in an outdoor environment with regular exposure to cold, possibly below freezing temperatures and wind chills.

Job Description

Under the general direction of the Recreation Supervisor, performs assigned duties which may include customer service, staff scheduling, payroll timesheet maintenance, financial reports, or building maintenance issues. Performs job duties in supervising parks to include direction of staff, rentals, and walk-in traffic. Work involves supervisory skills, conflict management and resolution, manual labor, public relations and support.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION (with or without accommodation):

The following duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs customer service and public relations duties.
  • Compiles and completes reports, incidents, injuries, financials and scheduling.
  • Supervises assigned staff and logs/verifies payroll hours.
  • Gives direction to staff and works with the community to promote understanding of the facility and goodwill toward the facility.
  • Works with the public and supervises public and private-party participants.
  • Makes light repairs to specific equipment.
  • Performs other related manual tasks in the operation and maintenance of the park properties.
  • Acts as resource person in the facility.
  • Performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the position as assigned by the Recreation Supervisor.
  • Regularly lifts up to 15 pounds and occasionally lifts up to 30 pounds.
  • Expected to temporarily perform duties outside of normal classification in the event of a declared emergency. In the event that an employee is excused from work other than being sick, they will be required to report to work in a state of declared emergency.
Preferred Skills

MINIMUM PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABILITES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Cognitive Demands, Skills and AbilitiesAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.  Ability to create, organize, and maintain accurate records and follow prescribed cash handling procedures.

Demonstrated experience and/or working knowledge in operation of recreation facilities and/or programs.  Ability to coordinate personnel and programs.  Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with the park guests and park staff.  Ability to communicate with park guests, supervisors, and co-workers in a positive, friendly manner both orally and in written form   Ability to be diplomatic and pleasant under stressful conditions. 

Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you, ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer), ability to see details at a distance, ability to identify and understand the speech of another person, ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.  Must be able to work evenings and weekends.

Job Knowledge:  Thorough knowledge of the equipment and techniques necessary to successfully oversee all facets of the facility; some knowledge of first‑aid methods and necessary safety precautions to be used in public work; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, associates; good physical condition; ability to coordinate multiple events and multi-task.

Language Ability and Interpersonal CommunicationRequires effective communication skills and the ability to provide assistance to customers (external and internal).  Requires the ability to write and speak clearly, distinctly and effectively with fellow employees and the general public; read in English and compare similarities and differences between words and series of numbers; apply common sense understanding to the work process, procedures, programs and services; and to provide and follow verbal and written instructions.

Requires the ability to work as a member of a team in order to accomplish tasks; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; and the ability to relate to minorities, women, and other protected classes in the community at all socioeconomic levels.

Physical Requirements: The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell.  Ability to quickly move hands, hands together with arms, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects, ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time; this involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue, ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing, ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with body, arms, and/or legs. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

Work EnvironmentWork is normally performed in a normal inside office environment with appropriate heating and cooling and is not subject to significant occupational or environmental hazards other than those normally associated with general public contact, dust or odors. The employee occasionally works with commercial food preparation equipment with related exposure to hot grease, food warmers, beverage dispensers, refrigerators, freezers and a variety of electrical appliances with potential to electric shock, cooking fumes and odors and hot grease.  The noise level in the work place is usually moderate. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions with regular exposure to cold, often below zero degrees and low wind chill.

Special Requirements:  First Aid & CPR certification immediately following appointment to the position.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ACCEPTABLE EXPERIENCE/ TRAINING:

One year of related work experience, preferably including some recreation experience, Leadership or supervisions of other, and building maintenance experience.  Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skill and abilities. Must be 18 years of age or older.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS:

Pre-employment screenings may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.