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Recreation Aide Lead - Youth Programs

at Carson City, Nevada

Pay: up to $10909.50/year
Salary : $10.50 Hourly $10,909.50 Annually
Posted: 8/26/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2500316
Keywords: office

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Recreation Aide Lead - Youth Programs
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$10.50 Hourly
$10,909.50 Annually
Location: 201 N Carson Street, Suite 4, Carson City, Nevada
This is a non-exempt, part-time position, not to exceed 1,039 work hours in a fiscal year, in which the employee performs a variety of duties to maintain and operate recreation youth programs.

* Please note: This recruitment is for the School Year Program, beginning August 2019.

** This recruitment will remain open until recruitment needs are satisfied. Individuals are encouraged to apply immediately, as hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made. **
 Examples of Duties:
This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive.  Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.
  • Organize, monitor, and participate in recreation and learning activities suitable for children between the ages 5 and 13 years of age.
  • Design and carry out plans for activity.
  • Treat participants appropriately and properly.  Use positive monitoring techniques.
  • Prepare needed supplies for activity, setting up prior to and cleaning up after the activity.
  • Maintain an organized and orderly work atmosphere.
  • Ensure that the facility and equipment are kept neat and orderly.
  • Perform all duties in a safe manor.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by the Recreation Aide Supervisor or Program Supervisor.
  • Assist parents or public with concerns or complaints.
  • Provide necessary information to parents or participants as needed.
  • Being responsible for opening and/or closing the program facility while overseeing a specific program site.
  • Assure Recreation Aides are carrying out activities as assigned and assist with on the job training.
  • Assisting with the creation of staff work schedules and programs lesson plans.
  • Maintain daily attendance records for each participant; contact parents according to established protocols.

 Typical Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education and Experience:
Must be at least seventeen (17) years of age at date of hire or promotion, and one year of experience working or volunteering in a youth recreation setting.  In addition, must be able to obtain required certifications for area of employment within one month of employment, and be willing to participate in water activities and be in water up to four (4) feet deep.

SPECIAL NOTE:  This position, along with other child care providers, are one of many groups of professionals required to report known or reasonable suspicion of abuse and/or neglect of children in their care and are considered mandated reporters as outlined in Nevada Revised Statutes. 

  • Current CPR certification.
  • Current First Aid certification.
  • Mandated Reporting: Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect.
  • Valid Driver's license (if driving personal vehicle while on work hours).
  • Driver's Training (if 18 years of age or older).

Continued employment is contingent upon acquiring and maintaining these certifications.

Knowledge of:
  • Safe work practices.
  • Supervisory principles and techniques.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
Ability to:
  • Organize, implement, monitor and participate in activities for the program participants.
  • React immediately, calmly, and effectively to situations and employ established techniques to resolve issues.
  • Enforce policies and procedures within the program and with Recreation Aides.
  • Establish and maintain  cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, with both children and adults.
  • Maintain current certifications.
  • Complete required forms and paperwork.
  • Maintain open lines of communication with necessary people involved in the program.

In addition to the minimum requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities listed for the position, the following are required:  sufficient mobility, strength, and endurance to maintain the facility, and effectively monitor and control the participants involved in the recreational activities.  Use standard office equipment (including a computer), vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone.  The ability to lift at times up to 30 lbs.  Must be mobile, able to sit, stoop, and climb.  Some accommodations may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

The working environment is both inside and outside during all seasons of the year and in all temperatures.

Employees must be willing to work overtime, shifts, weekends, flexible hours, and holidays.  Staff may be needed to drive their personal vehicles while on work hours if over the age of 16.
 Supplemental Information:


1.  Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation.

2.  Any City employee may be required to stay at or return to work during emergencies to perform duties specific to this classification or to perform other duties as requested in an assigned response position.  This may require working a non-traditional work schedule or working outside normal assigned duties during the incident and/or emergency.

3.  Employees may be required to complete Incident Command System training as a condition of continuing employment.

4. New employees are required to submit to a fingerprint based background investigation (if 18 years of age or older) which cost the new employee $56.25 and a drug screening which costs $36.50. Employment is contingent upon passing the background and the drug screening.

This position is required to make a report in accordance with Nevada Revised Statute
432B.220, if, in his or her professional or occupational capacity, he or she knows or has reasonable cause to believe that a child has been abused or neglected.

6. Carson City participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA)and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each applicants Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. All candidates who are offered employment with Carson City must complete Section 1 of the Form I-9 along with the required proof of their right to work in the United States and proof of their identity prior to starting employment. Please be prepared to provide the required documentation as soon as possible after the job offer is made. For additional information regarding acceptable documents for this purpose please contact Human Resources at 775-887-2103 or go to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services web page at .

7.  Carson City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.