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Recreation Intern (2 positions) - City of Sammamish ( Job # 19-0014)

Minimum Salary: $20.00 per hour
Maximum Salary: $20.00 per hour
Employment Type: Internship
Department: Parks & Recreation
Open until filled.. Applications first reviewed on: Monday, March 25, 2019
(Open to current employees and the general public.)

Summary

GENERAL PURPOSE

Works in a team setting under the supervision of the Recreation Manager to provide varied support services to outdoor community events and camps.  The work requires excellent communication and customer services skills due to considerable public contact.

HOURS AND DURATION

30 to 35 hours a week for 16 weeks. Hours vary on an “as-needed” basis and may include split shifts, weekends, evenings, and/or holidays. 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of the Recreation Manager.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

None.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as a site or event coordinator for various special events, activities, and programs.
  • Assist in specific recreation program areas such as camps, classes, or special events.
  • Assist with reports, statistics, budgets, and evaluation of camps, classes, and events.
  • Attends staff meetings and other meetings as instructed.
  • Provides quality customer service.
  • Oversees the use, care and inventory of City supplies.
  • Opens and secures the facilities as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

  • Knowledge of recreation necessary to offer a variety of activities to the public.
  • Effective customer service methods.

Skill in:

  • Maintaining detailed records and reports.
  • Communicating effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establishing effective working relationships with City employee and the general public. 

Ability to:

  • Ability to work cooperatively with other staff.
  • Handle multiple requests for assistance in an organized manner.
  • Work flexible hours including nights and weekends.
  • Pass driving record check and a thorough background check as required by the Child/Adult Abuse Information Act.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Enrolled in college/university with sophomore standing or above and could be eligible able to receive college credit for this internship. Must posses and maintain a valid Washington State driver’s license. Have current First Aid and CPR certification or the ability to obtain them prior to starting work.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position works indoors and outdoors with a wide variety of age groups from preschool through senior citizens in a variety of recreational activities. Must be able to physically play and demonstration games, work with arts and craft materials, work outdoors for extended periods of time in all kinds of weather conditions, and able to respond and react to an emergency in an effective manner.  

The employee must be able to lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds. 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Outdoor recreational environment is subject to noise, seasonal heat, and adverse weather conditions.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. 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.

May work non-standard workweeks and shifts to include split shifts, evenings, weekends, and/or holiday.

THE CITY OF SAMMAMISH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Need accommodation throughout the application/interview process? Unable to apply on-line? Contact the Human Resources at rahuja@sammamish.us or (425) 295-0503

DISCLAIMER

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. 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.

This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the City and the employee, and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the City and the requirements of the job change over time.

 

 


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Location
Sammamish City Hall
801 - 228th Ave SE
Sammamish, WA 98075