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Recreation Aide

Company: Passaic County Parks
Location: Paterson
Posted on: January 17, 2020

Job Description:

ABOUT THE OFFICE: The Passaic County Office of Parks & Recreation is a branch of the Passaic County government designated to service the recreation, health, and wellness needs of the community. Passaic County is a diverse community with over five-hundred thousand residents. Our department has had much success in serving the citizens of Passaic County. We have increased & improved the park infrastructure, increased the number & quality of our programs and, most importantly, have gained the support & admiration of the citizens of our community. We provide high-quality programming opportunities at our 13 parks encompassing over 1,600 acres. The programs provided by the Department are available for newborns through senior citizens & encompass: educational, cultural, social, leadership, athletic, fitness & citizenship programming opportunities. JOB DEFINITION: Under the supervision of the Recreation Program Coordinator, the Recreation Aide assists in the planning, organization, promotion, and implementation of recreational programs and activities in the areas of arts, culture, environmental education/appreciation, fitness, wellness, athletics, and community development. EXAMPLES OF WORK:

  • Assists in the planning, organization, promotion, and implementation of recreational programs and activities.
  • Helps promote recreation programs of all types.
  • Helps organize and lead groups and individuals in various recreation activities.
  • Helps plan, implement, and publicize trips, tournaments, socials, exhibits, and special events.
  • Helps participants attain greater skills in and enjoyment from recreation activities.
  • Assists in the maintenance of records and completion of reports (e.g. Participation Usage Reports, time cards, incident/accident reports, etc.) as directed.
  • Prepares reports concerning progress of proposals for programming, special problems, recommended actions, and related job situations and opportunities.
  • May demonstrate and explain techniques, procedures, materials, equipment, and supplies used in the recreation program.
  • Helps set up and clean activity area to ensure it is neat and free of health/safety hazards.
  • Responds quickly and appropriately to potentially hazardous situations; reports all incidents and accidents according to established procedures.
  • Welcomes visitors and answers incoming telephone calls.
  • Notifies patrons of activity schedules and registration requirements.
  • Monitors participants to ensure orderly conduct.
  • May maintain inventory of supplies and equipment.
  • Reports to supervisor orally or in writing on groups and individuals.
  • Assist in the marketing, recruitment, training and supervision of a volunteer network.
  • Assist in the marketing, recruitment, training and supervision of internship team.
  • Maintains records.
  • Establish and maintain network of programming contacts in the various programming areas.
  • Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
  • NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed. REQUIREMENTS: LICENSE:
    • Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties of the position. KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
      • Ability to develop, plan, organize, evaluate, promote and supervise recreational activities for individuals and groups of all ages.
      • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with participants, associates, and the public.
      • Ability to guide and encourage participation in recreation programs.
      • Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or related units.
      • Ability to read, write, understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform duties of this position. American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication.
      • Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and/or resume Please list the job title in the subject line of your email. EOE.
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Keywords: Passaic County Parks, New York , Recreation Aide, Other , Paterson, New York

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