COMMUNITY RECREATION WORKER

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  • Post Date: September 13, 2017
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TOWN OF PETAWAWA
JOB TITLE: COMMUNITY RECREATION WORKER (CASUAL ON-CALL)
DEPARTMENT: PARKS AND RECREATION
Directly Responsible to: Recreation Program Coordinator
Indirectly Responsible to: Recreation Program Assistant
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
Reporting to the Recreation Program Coordinator, the Community Recreation
Worker will be responsible for implementing recreation based programs on a
casual on-call basis. The Community Recreation Worker will implement and
supervise recreation programs and be present to ensure safe, creative and
enjoyable recreation programs for all participants.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
 Ensures Corporate and Department policies and procedures are adhered to
at all times.
 Maintains ongoing favorable public relations at all times.
 Supervision and implementation, set up of recreation programs for program
participants.
 Assist with the integration process for special needs participants.
 Supervise monthly or bi-weekly pre-teen dances.
 To perform all other duties assigned falling within his or her competence, as
required by the Recreation Program Coordinator.
HUMAN RESOURCES
 Reports to the Recreation Program Coordinator.
 Implement program related services, staffing/volunteer requirements.
FINANCIAL RESOURCES
 None
MATERIAL RESOURCES
 Must operate computers, photocopier, telephone system, printers,
projectors, email and internet.
SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES
 Act in the absence of Recreation Program Assistant in regards to
program implementation as required.
 Attend Parks and Recreation programs, meetings, workshops, and
events beyond the normal workday.
SKILLS AND EFFORT
2
KNOWLEDGE
 Experience in recreation service delivery.
 Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
 Proficiency in typing in English with accuracy and ability to proofread with
accuracy.
 Ability to resolve problems, determine requirements and provide solutions.
 Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
 Effective interpersonal skills.
 Demonstrated experience in dealing with general public.
 Dependability.
 Thoroughness.
 Must be self-motivated.
 Must be able to work well independently or in group situation.
PHYSICAL SKILL AND EFFORT
 Will be required to supervise, teach and participate in various physically
active recreation based programs and classes that will take place in indoor
and outdoor settings.
DECISION MAKING AND JUDGMENT
 Work is performed under the general supervision of the Recreation Program
Coordinator.
 Judgment is exercised in;
 Solving minor computer/technical problems.
 Responding courteously to participants, visitors and callers.
 Prioritize work activities.
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS/CONTACTS
 Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with public and user groups on the
phone, e-mail and in person.
 Work with staff and extensive interaction with volunteers/contract staff.
WORKING CONDITIONS
Environment
 Works at onsite and offsite locations for various programs/ events.
Control over Work Schedule
 As specified by the municipal policy governing the department.

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