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.
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
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.
Reports to the Recreation Program Coordinator.
Implement program related services, staffing/volunteer requirements.
Must operate computers, photocopier, telephone system, printers,
projectors, email and internet.
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
Experience in recreation service delivery.
Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
Proficiency in typing in English with accuracy and ability to proofread with
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.
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
Judgment is exercised in;
Solving minor computer/technical problems.
Responding courteously to participants, visitors and callers.
Prioritize work activities.
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.
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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