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.
Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.) is required. A minimum of 500 hours of experience in recreational programming with a public or private recreation agency is preferred.
Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.
A background investigation and evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position.
Medical Examination & Drug and Nicotine Testing
Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination including drug screen. 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. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees.
Important COVID-19 Information
Beginning November 1, 2021, newly hired City of Dayton employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be required to become fully vaccinated within 90 days of being hired.
An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer