City of Sioux City
Winter Recreational Attendant
- Job Code
- Posted On
- September 12th, 2017
- Closing On
- Until Filled
- Seasonal/General more...
- Parks and Recreation
City of Sioux City - Human Resources Office
405 6th Street 2nd Floor
Sioux City, IA 51102
- Job Type
- Pay Rate
- $10.00 - $14.35
- Date Adopted
- Date Revised
- Approved Res.No
- 2017-0782/August 21, 2017
- Download File
- City Application - non Civil Services/EEO/One Source [pdf]
Employee will oversee Cone Park scheduled events. Be responsible, able to take/follow directions and be customer service oriented. Responsible for facility maintenance and managing customer activities. Must be knowledgeable in food preparation and handling; building maintenance to include floor maintenance and restroom cleaning. Will supervise facility attendees, collect fees and complete reports. First aid and CPR certificates are a plus. Will work evenings and weekends. 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
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Under the general direction of the Recreation Supervisor, performs general manual work in the maintenance and operation of the City Winter Recreation Park. Performs job duties in coordinating the Park participants to include rentals and walk-in traffic. Work involves conflict management and resolution, manual labor and public relations.
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.
- Provides primary customer service.
- Works with community to promote understanding of the facility and goodwill toward the facility,
- Works with the public and coordinated public and private-party participants.
- Coordinates general traffic in the facility.
- Sets and tears down chairs, tables and recreational equipment.
- Cleans and restocks restrooms.
- Maintains glass and does painting as required.
- Makes light repairs to equipment.
- Cleans and maintains floors & rugs using appropriate machinery.
- Performs basic cleaning of facility; trash removal, dry & wet mop, snow removal, and litter patrol.
- Performs other related manual tasks in the operation and maintenance of the park properties.
- Acts as resource person in the facility.
- Maintains good public relations through courteous and prompt attention to all citizen requests for services.
- Maintains regular and punctual attendance and working hours.
- Stores, prepares, and serves food products and refreshments in a manner that meets all local and state health code requirements as well as facility rules and guidelines.
- 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 Abilities: 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 perform work in the evenings and on weekends.
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 Communication:
Requires 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 is required to walk on uneven and snow covered terrain; use hand and arms to handle and manipulate objects, tools, or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to sit, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
Work is 50% outside working the tubing hill and 50% working the front desk/concession stand. The employee regularly 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 regularly works in outside weather conditions with regular exposure to cold, often below zero degrees and low wind chill.
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 or 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 may include but are not limited to: criminal background search and drug and alcohol screen.