Senior Recreation Assistant - Part-Time/Seasonal

  • City of Henderson, NV
  • Henderson, Nevada
  • Jul 01, 2020
Seasonal Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $9.21 - $9.37 Hourly USD

Job Description

Position Overview

Parks and Recreation will continue to hire seasonal staff for summer programming. Applicants should be prepared to interview virtually or by phone, so please make sure that you have provided a current phone number on your application and have also set up voicemail.

The City of Henderson is seeking enthusiastic team players to provide premier public service in our award-winning Parks & Recreation Department.

Under general supervision, performs a variety of activities related to the organization, direction, maintenance, and supervision of a recreational program, including general, therapeutic, aquatic and senior recreational programs; and performs related duties as assigned.

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Because Senior Recreation Assistant positions are available in facilities throughout the City of Henderson, work locations and assignments are subject to change based on program needs.

Candidates for this position will be subject to post-offer drug testing (NRS 613(1) (d)).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be the age of 17 or older at the time of hire or promotion.
  • Desirable: Six (6) months of experience, preferably working in recreation programs for a municipal or public agency; or, a combination of education, work and/or volunteer experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Example: Volunteer work or community service hours earned while attending school.
  • May be required to possess and maintain a valid Nevada or "border state" driver's license, as defined by NRS 483.
  • May require the possession of, or the ability to obtain, an American Red Cross Standard First Aid Certificate and CPR certifications within the first three (3) months of employment.
  • May be required to obtain a Food Handler Safety Training card issued by the Southern Nevada Health District and/or ServSafe Food Handler Program within the first three (3) months of employment.
  • Desirable: High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Desirable: Experience working in recreation programs and facilities performing facilities service functions.
  • Desirable: Experience in playing or officiating sports.
  • Desirable: Experience working or volunteering with seniors and individuals with disabilities.
  • Desirable: Experience setting up, monitoring, and adjusting the functioning of audio/visual equipment used by clients and running sound boards for concerts.

Required Documents/Assessment Information

Documents Required at the Time of Application:
1) Completed Employment Application
2) Completed Supplemental Questionnaire

Selection Process

You will be contacted by email or phone during the application and hiring process. It is your responsibility to check the email and phone number voicemail you provided on your application. We can't leave you a message if your voicemail is not set up or is full, so please make sure that you set up, check and clear out your voicemail during the application and hiring process.

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Employment with the City may be subject to the successful completion of a post offer background investigation, medical/physical examination, and a drug/alcohol test. Please see the job description to view the physical requirements of the job.

It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation.
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Job Address

Henderson, Nevada United States View Map