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Community Center Assistant - City of Redmond ( Job # 14-0034)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $10.80 per hour
Maximum Salary: $14.00 per hour
Employment Type: Temporary
Department: Parks & Recreation
Closes: May 09, 2014 at 11:30 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


Duties: Provides on-site assistance in the operation of the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center. Under the direction of the Business Office Administrator, this position will provide administrative and clerical support for the Community Center and Parks and Recreation staff. This will include processing program registrations, facility rental contracts, accepting payments for drop-in programs, and reconciling payments received at the conclusion of each shift.  Acts as a key public relations and customer service contact for the City and Parks and Recreation department. Provides visitors and facility users with facility usage/program information and ensures that all users follow set-up, clean-up, and use guidelines. Enforces Department and City policies, ensures security of the facility with proper opening and closing of the interior and grounds as directed. Assists user groups or staff as needed with equipment or facility set-up for classes, activities, rentals, and special events. May assist with or fill in for gym supervision staff in case of staff illness or emergency. Performs basic janitorial duties such as vacuuming, mopping, sweeping, emptying garbage cans, and restroom cleaning on a daily basis. May record daily facility attendance and fill out other required reports.  Other duties as assigned.

Hours and Duration:

Up to 20 hours per week.  This is a supplemental, non-benefited position limited to working 1040 hours per calendar year.  Scheduled shifts primarily include weekday evening (4:00pm/5:00pm-10:00pm) and weekend daytime and evening shifts. Weekend schedule will vary depending upon rental demands and could possibly require some late night shifts.


Knowledge of: general office practices and procedures, cuistomer service experience in an active, people-oriented setting preferred; registration or cashiering experience helpful but not required; facility or community center operations experience preferred.

Skill in: operation of personal computer, CLASS recreation software and Microsoft office applications.

Ability to: relate well to staff and members of the public; follow directions and procedures; perform basic janitorial and facility set-up services; work independently; effectively resolve conflicts; enforce City and department policies & procedures; learn park's computer databases; and communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent required, with one year paid experience in a community center front desk or other similar customer service position.

Licenses and Requirements:

Must be 18 years of age by date of hire and obtain First Aid/CPR certification within two months of hire. Must pass a criminal history check, possess a valid Washington State Driver's License by date of hire and have a driving record that meets city standards.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed mainly in an office/community center environment.

City Values:

Integrity: We demonstrate sound, honest, truthful and consistent actions.

Accountability: We take ownership of our actions and responsibilities.

Commitment to Service: We are dedicated to seeking solutions for our community.

Selection Process:

Along with your application, please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position and hours of availability.

The City may review existing application pools to fill this position, or use this pool to fill future vacancies.

Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a Background Authorization Form.


Old Schoolhouse Community Center
16600 NE 80th Street
Redmond, WA 98052