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Recreation Support Staff - Temp/Seasonal

Company: City of Asheville
Location: Asheville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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Recreation Support Staff - Temp/Seasonal
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Recreation Support Staff - Temp/Seasonal
$15.00 Hourly
Asheville, NC
Job Type
Job Number
Parks & Recreation
Opening Date
Closing Date
6/2/2023 5:00 PM Eastern
+ Description
+ Benefits
Summary About Us
The City of Asheville is dedicated to providing quality service for the residents and visitors of our beautiful city, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina. Asheville, NC is a thriving mountain city that has a culture enriched in diversity. The City of Asheville values and respects a diverse community, workforce and ideas, and is committed to promoting an equitable, fair, and just employment environment. Our organization seeks to create and provide access and opportunities to employees, residents and visitors to fulfill their potential through inclusive engagement practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion,
About Our Opportunity
The City of Asheville invites you to apply to be a part of the 2022 Parks & Recreation Department's Community Centers and After School Programs Support Staff. We are looking for staff who are energetic and engaging; have strong leadership skills and ability to model responsible mature behavior as they monitor and facilitate a variety of activities.
Hours: The After School Program Staff will work weekday afternoons and the Community Center positions will work evenings and/or weekends. Times will vary according to each individual position.
This position is a temporary/seasonal position. This position will NOT be eligible for benefits, paid leave time (vacation, sick, holiday) nor participation in the retirement system. This position is open until filled
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
*Prepares, organizes, and facilitates daily and weekly activity schedules.
*May lead a variety of group games, crafts, and other various activities.
*Will supervise and participate in all recreational activities
*Administer first aid as needed.
*Responsible for behavior management of participants as needed. Includes recognizing and responding to issues in a timely manner.
*Documenting issues and communicating necessary information to appropriate persons. *Maintains a positive attitude at all times and provides positive customer service to participants and the public.
*Assists in maintaining cleanliness of facilities.
*Performs other related tasks as needed.
Education & Experience
*Previous work experience in a recreation setting is preferred.
*Must be willing to take and be able to pass City provided Adult and Child CPR/American Red Cross First Aid certification class, unless currently certified.
*Applicants with equivalent education and/or experience may be considered.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions Knowledge:
*General knowledge of community recreation work and practices.
*Should include knowledge for use of equipment and leadership techniques.
*Familiarity with relevant rules and regulations pertaining to social, artistic, and athletic programs for youth and adults Skills and Abilities:
*Ability to facilitate a variety of recreational activities. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, participants, and members of the general public.
*Ability to enforce city, departmental, and program rules and regulations.
*Ability to prepare and maintain program records.
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:
*Must be able to work in both indoor and outdoor settings.
*Able to handle long periods of sitting, standing and physical activities.
*Some shifts may require prolonged exposure to outdoor working environments.
The City of Asheville offers a comprehensive benefit package and other programs, resources, policies and practices that integrate work/life strategies. Our programs have been designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family.
The City of Asheville provides eligible employees with access to a variety of benefit plans that promote health and wellness, in addition to helping you build financial resources for retirement. We offer the benefit plans you would expect from a leading employersuch as health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, retirement and a variety of other voluntary programs that can be valuable for your specific needs.
Benefits offered include:
+ Health Insurance (choice of several plans) with pharmacy card included
+ Dental Insurance
+ Vision Insurance
+ Health Services Clinic available during work hours (no co-pay needed)
+ Nationally recognized disease management programs
+ 5% employer contribution to 401(k)
+ ICMA 457 - voluntary
+ Contributory retirement system (LGERS)
+ 12 days vacation per year increasing with service to 20 days
+ 12 days sick leave per year increasing with service to 15 days
+ 11 paid holidays per year
+ Employee Assistance Program
+ Sick Leave Sharing Bank
+ Medical and Dependent Care Reimbursement Plans
+ Life Insurance (choice of several plans)
+ Long Term Disability
+ Tuition Reimbursement Program
+ Employee Discounts
+ College Savings Program (voluntary)
+ Long-Term Care Insurance (voluntary)
+ Cancer Insurance Plan (voluntary)
City of Asheville
City of Asheville PO Box 7148 Asheville, North Carolina, 28802
828-259-5690 - Apply Online! - EOE

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