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Assistant Athletics Specialist (#ASATSPGENK) GENK
$15.15-$24.06 Hourly / $2,626.00-$4,170.40 Monthly / $31,512.00-$50,044.80 Yearly


Performs athletics recreational duties in support of countywide athletics programs and activities. 


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
One year of experience in recreational work; and
Possession of a valid First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification; and
Possession of a valid Driver's License.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Working knowledge of the principles, procedures and practices of public athletic recreation administration.
  • Working knowledge of Hillsborough County ordinances, lease agreements, national and state laws.
  • Working knowledge of athletic recreational programs, individual and team sports including rules, strategy, scheduling and equipment use.
  • Some knowledge of county and department policies and regulations.
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to operate and maintain recreational facilities and equipment.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain files and reports.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Exceptional public relations skills.
  • Ability to work independently, use initiative and exercise sound judgment.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Assists in organizing, conducting and supervising existing and new athletic programs.
  • Assists with training seminars for managers, coaches and other volunteers.
  • Assists in the implementation of athletics recreational programs and the coordination of related activities.
  • Trains lower level personnel in the processes of recreational programs.
  • Conducts site visits to ensure compliance with department rules and regulations and checks for unauthorized sports activity.
  • Checks for safety and preventative maintenance of grounds, facilities and equipment.
  • Assists with budget recommendations.
  • Prepares and maintains recreational program records and reports.
  • May be required to work non-standard duty hours.
  • Assists with the collection of fees for field usage, sports programs and sponsorships
  • Assists in developing and marketing new athletic programs.
  • Interacts with internal and external departments, agencies, organizations and leagues.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

This classification description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all inclusive list of the duties associated with a particular position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time.


Certification as a Chapter Director by the National Alliance for Youth Sports to be obtained within 6 months of hire date.

CLASS: ASATSPGENK; EST: 7/22/2011 8:18:00 AM; REV: ;