[ Winter Recreation Specialist- Sports ] Job Information
Company City of Akron Department
Category Other Job Type Seasonal
Job Status Sourcing Salary Range Per Month
Shift Minimum Education High School
Degree Title Minimum Exerience
No of Jobs 0 Start Publishing 10/17/2017
Stop Publishing 11/11/2017 State
County City


This is specialist work in the City's winter recreation Sports program.
 An employee in this class develops, supervises, and instructs a summer recreation sports program.
 Works under the supervision of a Recreation Supervisor or independently under general supervision.


Graduation from an accredited high school or GED and a minimum of one year of formal participation or instructional experience in sports, coaching, or related work.   Possession of a valid State of Ohio driver's license. 

Ability to develop, coordinate, and direct varied activities involved in assigned community recreation program.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, other agencies, participants, instructors, community leaders, and the general public.  Ability to perform basic mathematical computations.  Ability to lift items weighing up to 50 pounds.  Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

The examination will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's experience in the specialty area and his/her general recreation background.  

List of essential functions available upon request.

Preferred Skills

Develops, supervises and instructs classes, and activities for persons engaged in recreation programs, including: Sports, Special Events, Tiny Tots, Golf, and other recreation activities. Ensures programs are conducted in an orderly fashion; maintains staff and participant safety.  Ensures appropriate conduct from participants.  Greets participants and visitors and distributes accurate information regarding all activities and sites.  Maintains open and positive communication with participants and visitors.   Responds to public inquires about recreation programs made by telephone, correspondence, or during public meetings.  Provides information regarding recreation programs to school officials, other recreation officials, community service groups, other city departments and the general public.  Prepares a variety of brochures, calendars, letters, posters, news releases, and flyers.  Coordinates, schedules and maintains related records and statistics for programs.  Collects fees associated with programs.  Assists in recruiting, organizing, and coordinating volunteer staff.  Plans and participates in publicizing programs and in stimulating participation.  Assists in coordinating, scheduling, and supervising City and Community Learning Center recreation facilities; ensures proper use of facilities by recreation groups.  Required to work some evening and weekend hours, tournaments, evening leagues, special events, skill or other major recreation or City sponsored events.  Applies first aid.  Conducts safety and maintenance checks of assigned location.  May assist with food and beverage preparation.  Sets up tables, booths and equipment for events.  Performs a variety of miscellaneous clerical duties such as answering phones, typing correspondence, running errands, and assisting other City divisions as needed.  Drives a City vehicle to pick up supplies and run errands.  Performs related work as required.



Posted 03/01/2016 10:49:06
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