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City of Des Moines Seasonal Recreation Leader - Summer Camp in Des Moines, Iowa

Seasonal Recreation Leader - Summer Camp

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Seasonal Recreation Leader - Summer Camp

Salary

$12.00 - $13.00 Hourly

Location

Des Moines, IA

Job Type

Temporary Part-Time

Department

Parks

Job Number

8436-03-2022 SC

Closing

6/13/2022 4:00 PM Central

Occupational Group

Non-Civil Service

Location of Vacancy

Parks and Recreation

Recruitment

Entrance

Selection Method

Applicants deemed most qualified based on qualifications may be contacted for an interview. Qualified applicants who need a reasonable accommodation must inform this office at (515) 283-4213 or TTY at Iowa Relay at 711 or 1-800-735-2942 at the time of application.

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Distinguishing Features of the Class

Oversees activities and participants at City Summer Camps.

Assignment Location: Evelyn K. Davis, MLK, Drake, or Weeks.

Application Process: Applicants deemed most qualified based on qualifications may be contacted for an interview. If you are submitting an application December - February, please know that it may be approximately 10-15 business days before you receive a response. If you are submitting an application March - July, please know that it may be approximately 5-10 business days before you receive a response.

Application Deadline: Applications are accepted until such time a sufficient number of qualified applications is received to fill the positions.

Approximate employment duration : Up to 40 hours per week May through August including weekends and holidays. The listed pay rate begins with the 2022 summer season.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Must be 16 years of age.

Required Special Qualifications

  • Current certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid when work assignment requires.

  • Requires satisfactory criminal, sex offender and if applicable driving record background checks.

  • Passing of a pre-employment physical and drug screen is required prior to employment.

Examples of Essential Work (Illustrative Only)

  • Organizes, plans and leads a wide variety of recreation activities such as day camps, youth programs, summer playground programs, arts and crafts, sports, games and special events supervising participants in these activities;

  • Maintains discipline and observes necessary precautions to ensure safety of activity and program participants;

  • Warns community center patrons against hazardous practices and instructs them on facility rules;

  • Issues and monitors use of recreation supplies and equipment;

  • Maintains attendance and activity records and creates and updates regular reports;

  • Collects admission and class registration fees and writes receipts;

  • May drive a vehicle for transportation of program/activity participants and performs related work as required.

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