Recreation & Parks Aide (PT)

Recruitment #19-4069-001


Effective July 15, 2019, the City of Dayton adopted the Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy (HR 1.03).
Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. Information regarding the Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy can be found in the "How do I" section of the Online Employment Center.


The nature of work varies due to the season and/or assignment which may change throughout the year. Work location varies and may be indoors or outside.  Incumbent works individually without immediate supervision, as a member of a team, or as a lead staff depending upon the nature of the job assignment. Incumbent may work primarily in a programming situation as a leader for varied program activities but may have a secondary role in maintenance of the facility or work area.  An incumbent may work primarily as a maintenance individual at various park facilities but have a secondary function as a program leader. The primary programmatic function would include, but is not limited to, instructing specialized classes in arts and crafts, fine arts, physical fitness, dance or aquatics; general supervision of program participants; assisting in the development and implementation of various recreational programs including athletics; performing special assignments such as research projects related to recreation and parks operations; and performing maintenance duties as required to ensure program success and to provide a clean safe working environment.  Incumbent will also assist in conducting leisure-time activities and maintaining Division of Recreation and Youth Services grounds and facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.).  Must have a minimum of 500 hours of experience in recreational programming. 

License Requirements

Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.


This position will accept applications / resumes until filled.

Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.

Appointment to positions in this classification will require applicants to pass a police background investigation.

Final permanent appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination, including drug screen, and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity required by the Immigration and Nationality Act.