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Gametime Leader II

  • Job Category: Education
  • Salary: $13.50 Hourly
  • Education: High School Graduate
  • FT/PT: Part-Time
  • Company: Durango Parks & Recreation

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Job Description:

Monday – Friday afternoon/evenings
Approximately 15 to 20 hours/week

Leader for youth recreational programs. Work directly supervising a group of children ensuring their safety and well being.

Essential Job Duties
1. Attend required staff meetings and all training sessions.

2. Assist supervisor in conducting registration.

3. Schedule hourly activities for assigned group of children.

4. Provide a well rounded daily program for children.

5. Provide a safe and fun environment for children.

6. Train and supervise the Program Aide assigned to each respective group.

7. Report to work on time, and leave work after all tasks are completed.

8. Report and discuss any problems with program supervisor.

9. Send children home with authorized persons.

10. Take accurate daily attendance reports.

11. Submit all reports on time to the supervisor.

12. Dress appropriately for all activities.

13. Never leave children unattended or only with Recreation Aide.

14. Discipline children when necessary as directed by the program’s policies and procedures.

15. Maintain equipment and supplies.

16. Thorough cleaning of all areas at the end of each day.

17. Administer appropriate first aid, then immediately submit an accident report form to the program supervisor for any accidents or emergencies.

18. Transport program participants to and from activities as well as school and city facilities.

19. Bring appropriate personal supplies needed for the day’s activities.

Other Duties:

1. Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.


Knowledge, Skill and Ability

Knowledge of:

Operations, services, and activities of a City Parks and Recreation program.

Ability to:

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

Operate a computer and relevant software programs.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities.

Maintain mental capacity that allows the capability of effectively interacting and communicating with others.

Work Environment:

Indoor and outdoor recreational facilities, may work in or around water and slippery surfaces.

Periods of mobility with light and heavy physical activity.

May walk/hike several miles daily.

Physical Activities:

Ability to effectively interact with other individuals;

Ability to bend, stoop, stretch, reach, carry, grasp and turn objects;

Ability to climb stairs; and stand, sit and walk for up to 60 minutes at a time;

Acceptable eyesight to read printed material & a computer monitor and to operate office equipment;

Acceptable hearing to communicate with others in person or through telephonic means;

Acceptable verbal and conversation skills to effectively communicate with others via the phone, at meetings and to greet and assist visitors.

Ability to use operate motor vehicle for transportation to & from other City buildings, schools.

Minimum Qualifications
Education or Formal Training and Licenses:
Program Leaders must be 18 yrs of age and demonstrate an ability to work with children. Must have 3 months satisfactory and verifiable full-time or equivalent part time, paid or volunteer, experience with school age children in such areas as Sunday school, scouts, sports, or baby sitting.
Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver’s license. May transport children via mini bus or mini van.
CPR, AED and First Aid Certification.
Prefer experience working with and leading a group of children as a camp counselor, teacher, or coach.

Supplemental Information
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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