Recreational Specialist II - (Seasonal) Dept. of Public Works


Recreational Specialist II - (Seasonal) Dept. of Public Works (Open Positions: 6)

Department: Parks, Rec. & Cemetery
Job Status: Part-Time
Rate of Pay: Starting $18.38/hr -
Status: Open until filled
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 Job Description

Grade 13

General Statement of Duties

Oversees and supervises recreational activities for all age groups at an assigned facility; performs directly related work as required.

Examples of Essential Work

  • Supervises, trains and evaluates support staff;
  • Reviews and maintains records and reports, including verifying payroll, accident/injury reports, discipline reports, and maintenance records;
  • Organizes group events, such as field trips, special event days, etc., for all participants;
  • Contacts and solicits small donations from local business owners for program activities;
  • Promotes recreational activities by explaining programs and encouraging callers or visitors to participate in events;
  • Provides administrative oversight to recreational sites by ensuring equipment is available and in good working condition and that grounds are clean and safe;
  • Coordinates administrative oversight of recreational sites by ensuring facilities utilized are operational and secured.
  • Ensures the safety of all participants at assigned recreational programs; and more.

Provides needed information and demonstrations concerning how to perform certain work tasks to new employees in the same or similar class of positions

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Graduation from High School or possession of a GED, preferably supplemented by additional training in Leisure Arts, Parks and Recreation Administration or related field; and
  • Some experience in supervising recreational activities; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Required Special Qualifications

  • Ability to pass a background check;


City of Manchester
Close Date: 
Friday, August 30, 2024
Starting $18.38/hr -