CITY OF MAITLAND
COMMUNITY PROGRAM ASSISTANT I (Part-Time)
NON-EXEMPT

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee, and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job changed.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Performs a variety of recreation related services concerning operation of the City’s park system to include routine cleaning and maintenance, interacting with patrons utilizing or reserving park facilities, collecting appropriate fees, and enforcing park rules and city ordinances in support of the City’s Parks & Recreation Programs. Works under the general direction of the Community Programs Coordinator, or assigned Supervisor.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Maintains routine cleanliness of parks and recreation facilities to include emptying trash cans, sweeping sidewalks, and other light maintenance duties as required.

Provides assistance with the Farmers Market and/or special event operations including, but not limited to, set-up, breakdown/lock-up, enforcement of park rules, general cleaning duties, and assisting with other event operational duties as required.

Assists the Athletic Programming Coordinator with athletics operational duties including, but not limited to, gym supervision, scorekeeping, camps, set-up, and break-down of program activities.

Collects user fees, prepares receipts, monitors tennis ID’s and records information necessary for preparation of daily, monthly, and yearly reports.

Locks and unlocks park facilities as required during opening and closing periods.

Reports all incidents (including injuries) occurring within the course of your employment, to include all property/equipment whether there is damage or no damage to the item to the employees assigned supervisor immediately.

Reports all unsafe practices or conditions observed verbally or in writing to the employees assigned supervisor immediately.

Monitors City tennis courts to ensure all participants are approved users.

Assists the Senior Center Specialist with daily duties including, but not limited to, opening, monitoring classes, clean-up, record keeping, and closing.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

Completes forms, writes reports, answers phones, utilizes city email systems, and delivers messages.

Assists in special events programming or special projects as required.

Performs a variety of other duties as assigned in order to assist with the delivery of parks and recreation programs for the residents of and visitors to Maitland.

CRITICAL SKILLS/EXPERTISE:

Must possess strong customer services skills and the ability to communicate effectively to clientele.

Ability to read, write, and complete necessary reporting regarding departmental activities.

Ability to handle cash transactions effectively and complete data entry regarding such transactions.

EQUIPMENT USED:

Operates a variety of standard office equipment to perform clerical tasks to include but not limited to Personal computers, involving word processing, spreadsheet software, and other common software systems; telephone; fax machine; golf cart; city vehicles; and copy machine.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is required to walk and/or stand; use hands to operate, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Occasionally required to mop, sweep, rake, empty trash cans, and do general cleaning duties of park facilities. Must have the ability to move tables, chairs and other equipment to accommodate program activities.

WORK LOCATION AND ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work location includes reporting to various work sites to include community recreation facilities and parks. The noise level in the work environment is moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to all weather conditions, including extreme hot or cold temperatures, sunny, wet, stormy, or humid conditions. Individual is exposed all elements of nature.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be 18 years of age or older and possess a valid Florida Driver’s License.

Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Must be available to work a flexible schedule to include days, evenings, holidays, and weekend shifts.