Athletic Assistant - Apex Centre (Part-Time)

  • City of McKinney, TX
  • McKinney, Texas
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $8.32 Hourly USD

Job Description


Working for the City of McKinney is more than a job. It is an opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. It is also an opportunity to have a hand in the development of one of the fastest growing communities in the nation. In 2014, our community was named "The #1 Best Place to Live in America." Although proud of that honor, everyone on our team is committed to making McKinney an even better place to live, work and raise a family. That's why we exist.

City of McKinney employees work hard and at a very fast pace. However, we also look after and support one another. All of us are guided by four employee-inspired values - Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence (RISE). We are also supported by servant-based leaders who foster and support a healthy, family-oriented culture. All new employees are expected to embrace and live by our core values and commit to helping us sustain our exceptional work environment as a high performance organization.

Under general supervision, the Athletic Assistant is responsible for creating a warm and welcoming environment for athletic events by providing excellent customer service, keeping accurate books, and monitoring gym/fitness area activity.

Essential Functions/Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

In order for us to continue to achieve our primary function of making McKinney a better place to live, work, and raise a family, we hold these expectations for all employees.
  • Learn and demonstrate an understanding of how team, department, and City goals are interconnected.
  • Contribute to a positive work culture.
  • Ability to assess his/her work performance or the work performance of the team.
  • Contribute to the development of others and/or the working unit or overall organization.
  • Ability and willingness to work as part of a team, to demonstrate team skills, and to perform a fair share of team responsibilities.
  • Ability to continuously learn and develop through a mix of internal and external training opportunities, and if applicable, encourage subordinates to do the same.

• Provide positive and enthusiastic customer service to all athletic participants, by calling patrons by name, offering assistance before asked, etc.
• Set up athletic leagues in a timely manner.
• Take accurate score during athletic events.
• Work the scoreboard during athletic events.
• Monitor the gym and the participants during athletic events.
• Assist with recreation programming.
• Conduct oneself in a professional manner that aligns with the values, philosophies and standards of The Apex Centre (enthusiastic, courteous, helpful, smiling, attentive to guests, etc.). This includes wearing approved attire and nametag while in the facility.
• Attend all scheduled employee meetings.
• Adhere to all written mandatory standards of operation, policies, procedures, manuals, memos, and oral instructions, etc.
• Supervise the floor, track, gym, etc. to keep children and non-members out of unauthorized areas.
• Arrive to work every day, on time as scheduled, in the appropriate work attire.

• Provide back-up support to other areas of the Parks and Recreation Department as needed.
• Perform other tasks as needed or directed.

• Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
• Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
• The ability to work in a team environment; contribute as a team member and treat co-workers, subordinates and customers with respect.
• Build professional relationships with internal staff and customers.
• Offer flexibility and adaptability, especially during times of change.
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Required Qualifications

• Must be 16 years of age.

• First Aid CPR/AED certification preferred.
• Basic computer and phone skills preferred.
• Non-smoker preferred.

• Must pass a drug screen, and background check.
• Ability to work holidays, weekend, various hours, days and times.
• No visible tattoos, body piercings, or unnatural hair color.

Physical Demands/Supplemental

Regularly required to sit, stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to see, speak and hear. Regularly required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

The indoor environment provides for a safe and healthy work environment and is smoke and drug free. Occasionally, it may be wet and humid, as well as moderately loud. The outdoor work environment may result in exposure to extreme weather conditions such as heat, cold and humidity.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed as of the date of preparation and approval. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and all requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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