City of New Albany
  • 17-Mar-2021 to 16-May-2021 (EST)
  • Parks and Recreation
  • New Albany, IN, USA
  • Seasonal - Part Time

The City of New Albany Indiana is seeking an energetic applicant who enjoy serving the general public and delivering quality recreational programs. This part-time position is responsible for coordinating quality recreational and leisure programs and activities as well as special events and assisting in providing services to the community.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in the planning, implementation and evaluation of overall parks and recreation programs, including but not limited to: practice and concessions, camps, sports leagues, enrichment field trips, and special events.
  2. Address public questions and concerns regarding recreation program offerings and related issues.
  3. Promote collaborative efforts with community organizations.
  4. Instruct and lead recreation programs and activities as required.
  5. Maintain a safe recreational environment for participants.
  6. Coordinate use of program area facilities in accordance with facility use agreements and/or regulations; file necessary permits, forms, registers public and schedule reservations as needed.
  7. Assists in taking calls and tactfully answers requests; screens calls and answers questions,' routes questions and complaints as required; provides general information.
  8. Attends City and industry-related meetings, as required.
  9. Functions as a contributing member of the department's team and other teams, as assigned.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.


Standards of Performance:

  1. Excellent organizational skills.
  2. Ability to professionally and efficiently correspond with external and internal clients and vendors via phone, email, and written correspondence.
  3. Excellent attention to detail in an environment with rapidly changing data.
  4. Interpersonal relationships which encourage openness, candor and trust, both internally and outside of the Company.
  5. Accurate and timely completion of projects and/or reports.
  6. Maintenance of City information in a confidential manner.
  7. Considerable knowledge of the principles, theories and techniques of recreation programs in assigned program area.
  8. Ability to use independent judgment and take initiative.

Mental and Physical Requirements:

  1. Ability to sit, stand, or walk for long periods of time.
  2. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Working Environment and Conditions:

  1. This position involves working within an indoor office environment around general office equipment, including computers and work stations, as well as outdoor venues such as ballparks.
  2. This position may will require working non-traditional hours including predominantly evenings and weekend and doing so in inclement weather.

Education, Experience and Training

  1. High school graduation or equivalency, 2-year college degree preferred and/or 2 years of recreation experience.
  2. Skilled in the use of computers, including word processing and social media marketing.
  3. Must have valid Indiana Driver's License.
  4. Current certification in CPR/AED/First Aid, preferred.

Equipment and Tools:

  1. Computer and peripherals.
  2. Recreational equipment.
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