NATURE OF WORK
This is specialized recreation work in the provision of leisure programs, sports and other recreational activities for various age and ability individuals and groups.
Work involves assisting in the overall organization and delivery of general recreational activities, leagues, special events, clinics and seasonal programs. May serve as lead worker for subordinates.
Employees in this class are supervised by a Recreation Leader or other supervisor. Work is reviewed by direct observation, conference and evaluation.
This classification is distinguished from Recreation Aide I by its possible lead worker responsibilities over a Recreation Aide I position and by the increased experience and educational requirements.
Planning, organizing, teaching and leading various age and ability individuals and groups in general and specialized recreational activities that may include arts and crafts, athletics and leagues, special events and seasonal programs.
Coaches, referees and officiates various team athletics and maintains good sportsmanship on the part of participants and spectators.
Acts as lead worker for subordinate personnel at an assigned facility.
Maintains records and prepares reports as directed; issues and collects playground equipment.
Enforces safety policies and procedures and may assist in the rendering of first aid in cases of minor injuries.
Assists in the performance of minor maintenance duties to keep facilities and grounds in a safe and clean condition for participants and spectators.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of public recreational activities and programs.
Knowledge of major athletic rules and regulations, including officiating.
Knowledge of basic safety and first aid procedures.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to supervise subordinates.
Ability to keep records and prepare reports.
Ability to organize and actively participate in various indoor and outdoor recreational activities.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.
Skills in various recreational activities.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Successful completion of job related tests. College level course work in recreation, education or physical education; six (6) motnhs experience in supervising team and individual sports and other recreational activities desired.
Bargaining Unit: White Collar
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Code of Ethics Certification: No
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E2/81 R05/2012