Seasonal Recreation Leader - Wading Pool Attendant

  • City of Des Moines, Iowa
  • Des Moines, Iowa
  • Jun 01, 2020
Temporary Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $8.16 - $9.65 Hourly USD

Job Description

Distinguishing Features of the Class

Oversees activities and participants at the City wading pools.

Approximate employment duration : May work upto 40 hours per week. Assigned work hoursbetween 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM, including weekends and holidays, from May-August.

Deadline : Applications areaccepted until such time a sufficient number of qualified applications is received to fill the positions.

Note : Hiring preference is given to applicants who held the position with the City of Des Moines during the 2019 summer employment season.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the work performed by these positionsare currently limited or not being performed. The positionsare posted now in preparation for post COVID-19 operations.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Any combination equivalent to graduation from high school.
  • Must be 16 years of age.


Required Special Qualifications

  • American Red Cross Community CPR and First Aid required by first day of employment.
    • Free CPR/First Aid certification courses are available throughtheCity of DesMoinesPark and Recreation Department. Formore information, please contact Tim Smith at (515) 248-6314.
  • Requires satisfactory criminal, sex offender and if applicable driving record background checks.
  • Passing of a pre-employment physical and drug screen is required prior to employment.


Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only)

  • Organizes, plans and leads a wide variety of recreation activities such as day camps, youth programs, summer playground programs, arts and crafts, sports, games and special events supervising participants in these activities;
  • Maintains discipline and observes necessary precautions to ensure safety of activity and program participants;
  • Warns community center patrons against hazardous practices and instructs them on facility rules;
  • Issues and monitors use of recreation supplies and equipment;
  • Maintains attendance and activity records and creates and updates regular reports;
  • Collects admission and class registration fees and writes receipts;
  • May drive a vehicle for transportation of program/activity participants and performs related work as required.
Closing Date/Time: 6/22/2020 5:00 PM Central

Job Address

Des Moines, Iowa United States View Map