Recreation Leader I – Folly Farm Nature Preserve in Safety Harbor, FL

City of Safety Harbor, FL

Job Description
Under close supervision of the Recreation Facility Manager, or designee. Performs varied routine duties in assisting with recreation activities and/or a facility in the Recreation Division of the Leisure Services Department. Work is performed with some independence. Work is reviewed through conferences and results obtained.
May supervise a group of participants and activities.
Assists in instruction of various leisure activities.
Opens and secures facilities for programs/events/rentals. Enforces rules and regulations of proper facility use; maintains orderliness of recreational areas.
Issues equipment; collects fees and memberships; maintains attendance records, if required; ensures the proper care and use of equipment.
Assists contractual instructors in setting up and maintaining required equipment & records.
Prepares daily financial reports.
Responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating leisure programs for varied ages/areas.
Provides instruction; assists in conducting recreational activities and various sport activities for citizens.
Effectively responds to inquiries regarding recreation programs and registration fees.
Responsible for oversight and control of a recreational facility during scheduled shift.
Provides excellent customer service with activity registration, fee collection, and participant inquiries, to include front desk duties.
Performs special assignments and/or other duties as assigned.
Evening and/or weekend work will be required
Performs other duties as assigned.
(These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required. Training & Experience
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS – Knowledge of nature programs and events.
Knowledge or willingness to learn and work with small farm animals.
Ability to responsibly oversee the use of a recreational facility.
Ability to establish and maintain effective and courteous relationships with the public.
Ability to maintain simple records.
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
Demonstrated reliability and dependability.
Ability to work flexible hours.
Skill in the safe operation of a light motor vehicle. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE – High school diploma, or GED; supplemented by some work experience in recreational activities or related environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Valid Florida Driver”s License. Must have CPR within six (6) months. Physical Requirements
Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction).
Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid).
Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Reaching, bending, and lifting.
Use of fingers, use of hands.
Sitting, standing, walking, running.
Ability to access, input and retrieve information and data from a computer.
Ability to access file cabinets for filing and retrieval of data. Works inside and outside.
(Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with existing ADA requirements for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.) Additional Information