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Recreation Instructor - Part-Time (Landa Recreation) - Open Until Filled

at City of New Braunfels

Posted: 11/10/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 285048
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Job Description

PostedNovember 30, 2019
Employment TypePart-time, Non-exempt
Compensation$11.15 - $13.38
CompanyCity of New Braunfels
Location110 Golf Course Rd
New Braunfels, TX 78130
US


COMPANY DESCRIPTION
We are always looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to join our team.  If you think you are ready to be a part of a dynamic, growing organization, then we encourage you to continue with this applicant-friendly, online job application!

The City of New Braunfels
is a home-rule city under Texas State Law. The City, founded in 1845 under German charter, is governed by a seven-member council and has over 500 employees under the City Manager.  The City has a number of local advisory committees, boards, and commissions who make recommendations to the City Council regarding policies and the operation of several City departments. 

The City of New Braunfels will add value to our community by planning for the future, providing quality services, encouraging community involvement, and being responsive to those we serve.

The City of New Braunfels is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.
We recognize and respect the amount of time you are about to invest by applying to this open position. If you complete this job application, you will be kept informed via email status updates (and text messages, if you opt in) throughout the evaluation process.

By continuing with this job application, you will be asked to answer job-specific questions. Please note that the questions contained in this job posting are our sole intellectual property.

Upon receipt of your responses, we will evaluate your submission. If selected for a personal interview, you will receive an email/text with scheduling instructions.

Thank You,
The Hiring Manager

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JOB DESCRIPTION

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Under general supervision, assists in coordinating recreation programs to ensure customer satisfaction and safety for employees, clients and visitors at Parks and Recreation Department facilities and programs.
 
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
 
•Assists in ensuring the delivery of high quality and consistent recreation programs and services.
•Plans, organizes, facilitates, and instructs programs and special events as approved by the Supervisor to meet community needs; coordinated in alignment with the City’s strategic objectives, policies and procedures, and State and Federal laws.
•Acts as an onsite monitor for outdoor sport leagues. Provides materials and scorekeeping for participants and umpires.
•Answers incoming calls and provides program information in person and via the telephone; greets facility and program guests and provides prompt, courteous and friendly customer services to the public, in order to maintain positive customer relations.
•Assists in promoting and coordinating city-wide special events, including event setup and tear down.
•Assists in managing a variety of administrative activities including computer records and cash management; operate computer registration/reservation system. 
•Facilitates and manages use of park amenities and facilities such as kayaks/paddle boats, trails, ponds, picnic facilities and miniature golf. 
•Maintains facility cleanliness and is active in presenting a clean, comfortable and safe environment; responsible for reporting potential and existing safety issues or concerns to supervisors to ensure patron safety.
•Performs other duties as assigned or required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED equivalent; AND one (1) year customer service/public interaction experience required, with recreation, nature education or athletic instruction experience preferred.
 
 
Required Licenses or Certifications:
•Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
•Must possess or be able to obtain within six months of employment: Community First Aid and Safety/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) / Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification.
 
Required Knowledge of:
•Operational characteristics, services and activities of nature education, recreation and athletic facilities.
•Principles and practices of recreation, nature education and athletic program and/or league and special event planning and coordination. 
•Principles and practices of customer service.
•Federal and State safety laws and regulations.
Required Skill in:
•Interpreting customer needs and expectations and solving customer service and public relations issues.
•Analyzing problems, providing alternatives, and identifying solutions in support of established goals. 
•Responding to emergencies and determining corrective actions using available resources.
•Establishing and maintaining cooperative and effective working relationships with City employees, facility lessees and guests, event sponsors and vendors, and the general public.   
•Operating and maintaining a personal computer utilizing point of sale and reservation/registration software and communications equipment.
•Effectively managing cash handling and reporting processes to comply with custodial duties. 
•Effective, clear and concise communication, both verbally and in writing.
 
Physical Demands / Work Environment:  
•Work is performed in an office environment; outdoors in all weather conditions, with potential exposure to hazardous chemicals; is subject to sitting, standing, bending and reaching for extended periods of time; and must be able to safely pull, push, lift and carry items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds.
•Must be able to work irregular hours including weekdays, weekends, holidays and evenings.
•May be required to work immediately before, during or after an emergency or disaster.
•NOTE:  This position is designated safety and/or security sensitive.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • GENERAL PURPOSE: Under general supervision, assists in coordinating recreation programs to ensure customer satisfaction and safety for employees, clients and visitors at Parks and Recreation Department facilities and programs.
QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • One (1) year customer service/public interaction experience required.
  • Recreation, nature education or athletic instruction experience preferred.
  • Valid Texas driver's license required
  • Must possess or be able to obtain within six months of employment: Community First Aid and Safety/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) / Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification.
BENEFITS

  • Texas Municipal Retirement System
  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation