DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS: This is simple work involving the performance of routine tasks relating to implementation and support of community recreation programs for adults, teens and/or children, including camp programs. Work is performed under direct supervision of higher level recreation employees. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES: (Illustrative only)
Typical Work Activities are intended only as illustrations of possible types of work that might be appropriately assigned to an incumbent of this title. Work activities that do not appear above are not excluded as appropriate work assignments, as long as they can be reasonably understood to be within the logical limits of the job.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS: Knowledge of a variety of sports, games, and recreational activities; working knowledge of simple first aid; ability to deal calmly and effectively with a variety of people, including children and teenagers, and to secure cooperation and order; ability to give and enforce simple instructions; ability to keep simple records; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to follow detailed instructions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; good judgment; good observation; dependability; tact; courtesy; initiative.
Completion of two (2) years of high school.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR PART TIME/SEASONAL APPOINTMENT:
Adequate experience and aptitude for leadership in recreational, youth, park service, cultural or educational enrichment activities, as determined by the Recreation Director or other Town authority.
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