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Assistant Parks and Recreation Director/Programs Coordinator

Position:
Assistant Parks and Recreation Director/Programs Coordinator

Department:
Parks & Recreation

General Statement of Duties:

Oversees all recreational programs, occasional aquatic programs, and employees. Help oversee Aquatic Center when needed. On call on the weekends when Parks & Recreation Director and Assistant Aquatics Director are gone, if not already working.

Oversees all recreational programs, occasional aquatic programs, and employees. Help oversee Aquatic Center when needed. On call on the weekends when Parks & Recreation Director and Assistant Aquatics Director are gone, if not already working.

Reports to: Parks & Recreation Director

Major Responsibilities:

The supervision of programs and staff. Assists in maintenance record keeping. Assists in recruitment and training of new staff. Attending and assists running staff meetings. Public Relations. Selling tickets and signing individuals up for programs. Creating, promoting, and running recreational and aquatic programming. Addressing minor complaints. Maintaining water chemistry. Lifeguard when needed. Remain in contact and work with existing recreational boards/committees in Denison. All other duties as assigned.

Required knowledge, skills, and
abilities:

Must have a combination of skills, knowledge, and training that will enable the performance of the responsibilities outlined above. Recreational programming skills, leadership, managerial skills, special population skills, good public relation skills, and strong physical swimming and safety skills are needed. Must be able to respond to any emergency physically and mentally at any time. Must be willing to work with chemicals and be able to lift 50 pounds.

Preferred experience and training:

Associates Degree; or equivalent 5years experience working in a supervisory role

Certifications

CPO certified

Red Cross Lifeguarding certified

Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED certified

Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Instructor

(Not required for hire; must be obtained within a reasonable amount of time after hire)


Lifeguards (Aquatic Center)

Applicants must be at least 15 years old and must be a certified Red Cross Lifeguard. Ask us how you could possibly be certified for FREE! Lifeguard Training classes will be starting soon.

Maintenance Worker (Parks & Rec – Part Time)

Performs general maintenance and repair at the Aquatic Center facility, surrounding grounds, and at city parks on part-time basis over the summer. This position will include light maintenance, possible painting and other tasks to ensure the safety and well-being of city parks and recreation facilities.

Concession Worker (Parks & Rec – Part Time)

This position includes working part time at various concession stand locations for summer activities.  Duties may also include
light cleaning and working at the putt-putt golf course.

How to apply for any of the above three positions: Applications can be picked up at Denison Aquatic Center or Denison City Hall, or can be downloaded from the denisonrec.com or denisonia.com. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled and can be emailed to denisonrec@gmail.com, or mailed or dropped off at: Denison Aquatic Center, 710 North 16th Street, Denison, IA 51442


City of
Denison Employment Application
 (Click to download)