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Recreation Assistant


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This person in this position is responsible for daily operations of the assigned recreation facility and/or park.  On an assigned shift, responsibilities are limited to the activities and operations on a daily shift during normal operating hours and/or special events.  Daily operations also include general maintenance and cleaning in an assigned facility and/or park.  Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekend, and holidays.


  • Monitors work flow and operations of assigned facility and/or park;
  • Prepares park facilities for programs and events; ensures that room it set-up properly and there are enough supplies to include setup and break down for events, meetings, programs, etc.;
  • Creates plans and specifications for recreation projects, programs, and special events that meets the needs of the community
  • Assists with overseeing the work of community service workers;
  • Monitors all patrons and activities of assigned area during shift to ensure and maintain a safe environment;
  • Enforces all rules and regulations of the assigned facility/park;
  • Assists with athletic field preparation and maintenance;
  • Performs general maintenance and cleaning of assigned park and/or facility;
  • Provide customers with exceptional customer service and hospitality via telephone and/or in-person;
  • Financial Responsibilities: Accept, receive, collect payments and reconcile per accounting policies and procedures;
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Must be at least 16 years old.  Prefers some work experience or community volunteering.


  • Data Utilization: Requires the ability to calculate and/or tabulate data. Includes performing subsequent actions in relation to these computational operations.
  • Human Interaction: Requires the ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others regarding the application of procedures and standards to specific situations.
  • Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization:  Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
  • Verbal Aptitude:  Requires the ability to utilize a variety of reference data and information.
  • Mathematical Aptitude:  Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Functional Reasoning:  Requires the ability to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Involves routine work according to clearly prescribed standard practices, with some latitude for independent judgment. 
  • Situational Reasoning:  Requires the ability to exercise judgment in situations characterized by repetitive or short cycle operations covered by well established procedures or sequences


  • Must obtain CPR and First Aid Certifications within 6 months – to be provided by the employer.


  • Must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license. Must be able to obtain CPO certification within one (1) year of employment – to be provided by the employer.


  • Physical Ability:  Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (10 - 25 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or work station.
  • Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, odor, and visual cues or signals.  Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.


  • Incumbent works in a safe and secure work environment that may periodically have unpredicted requirements or demands.
  • Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions but may occasionally work outside with exposure to humid or wet conditions.

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