City of New Albany
  • 09-Mar-2021 to 08-May-2021 (EST)
  • Parks and Recreation
  • New Albany, IN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal - Part Time

This part-time seasonal position is responsible for supervising the recreation center staff in planning, organizing and implementing recreational activities for children, ages 5 -13 years old at the center. This position helps maintain a high level of customer service for the patrons of the City parks recreational centers.

Hours are generally 3 to 4 hours per day, Monday-Friday, evenings and weekends but extra hours may be required for special events.

"*" denotes an essential function of the job

  1. *Organize, instruct, promote, lead and conduct a diversified recreational program for ages 5-13
  2. *Plan weekly arts and crafts projects, team games, sports, social activities, low organized games and other activities in cooperation with co-workers
  3. *Inspect equipment and facilities daily to ensure that all materials and equipment are in safe working condition.
  4. *Reinforce proper social skills with children and/or teenagers
  5. Maintain responsibility for all required paperwork; timecards, sign-in sheets, requisitions, announcements and permission slips
  6. Supervise and provide basic training for activity aides and junior helpers
  7. Perform other duties as assigned


  1. Demonstrate informative and professional assistance when working with vendors, co-workers, and the public
  2. Act independently and originate new procedures and new approaches to problems
  3. Display excellent verbal and written communication skills
  4. Maintain initiative to preserve the flow of work
  5. Work under stress and with commitment to deadlines
  6. Sustain interpersonal relationships which encourage openness, candor and trust, both internally and with the general public
  7. Complete projects and/or reports in accurate and timely manner
  8. Maintain City information in a confidential manner


  1. Ability to work as a team member
  2. Display professional appearance, warm demeanor and positive attitude
  3. Be a motivated self-starter
  4. Work independently and to be accurate, efficient and organized
  5. Manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  6. Work under pressure with time constraints in a changing environment
  7. Stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl occasionally
  8. Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds occasionally
  9. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus
  10. working environment and conditions
  11. This position requires working in the internal environment
  12. This position requires a flexible work schedule; night and/or weekends may be required


  1. Minimum of high school diploma required; some college preferred
  2. CPR/First Aid Certified preferred
  3. Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in written form
  4. A pleasant, friendly, and outgoing demeanor
  5. Experience in Microsoft Office products, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook required
  6. Ability to handle a high volume of incoming calls while maintaining proper phone etiquette and a high level of professionalism at all times
  7. Willingness to take on additional tasks as assigned


  1. Computer and peripherals
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