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Recreation Assistant

Spartanburg County Parks Department: 50+ Wellness
July 6, 2021
Spartanburg, South Carolina

Location: SCOA Program at the Dr. T. K. Gregg Community Center
Hours: As needed; hours worked will depend on needs and may include early mornings or late nights.
Days Worked: Monday – Sunday; as needed, some weekend work will be required
Position Type: Part-Time (limited to no more than 129 hours monthly), Hourly, Non-Exempt. (health insurance is not available)
Salary: Range 1; $10.00 per hour
The Parks Department maintains, operates and manages selected public parks and recreation facilities in Spartanburg County, including sports fields, picnic areas, playgrounds, recreation centers, trails/greenways and blueways. The department also provides a variety of recreation programs for Spartanburg citizens of all ages and abilities and promotes/supports sports tourism. The award-winning department is dedicated to public safety and quality customer service, achieved through cooperation and teamwork. Parks Department employees are expected to report to work on time, ready to work and to complete assigned duties to the satisfaction of their supervisor and in compliance with County policies and Parks Department procedures. Department employees must also be flexible; employees typically have a primary work assignment, but may also be asked to work in secondary assignments to meet customer demands and take advantage of opportunities to provide new or enhanced recreation programs.

Job Functions
Performs unskilled and skilled work to assist in providing recreation services at program sites. Examples of duties include but are not limited to: leading activities, supervising participants, enforcing safety rules and supporting special events. Receives and accounts for program funds, as directed.
Work is performed both inside and outside, depending on services provided and may take place in uncomfortable conditions, extreme heat or cold, etc.
Work is performed under the general supervision of a full-time employee or senior part-time employee. Must be able to understand and follow instructions - both oral and written - to work productively in a team environment and to skillfully use tools and equipment related to assignments, according to instructions.
Promotes customer and visitor compliance with all rules, regulations, and safety practices; reports all accidents/injuries and ensures that victims receive proper care.

Minimum Requirements
Requires high school graduation plus education and/or experience in providing recreation programs for youth, adult or senior customers.
Must possess or must be able to obtain certifications in American Red Cross CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens and other certifications, as directed, within 6 months of hire.
Finalists must successfully pass pre-employment screening processes, including: drug screen, criminal background check, possession of a S.C. Drivers License and clean driving record
June 14, 2021
Please contact Bates McKinney for questions and application instructions.
Bates McKinney
(864) 384-2215