Recreation Assistant (Community Center)


Assists in program operation and maintenance of equipment and facilities for The Commons.
Special emphasis is on programs for military members and their families, DoD civilians and their families, special interest groups, retirees, singles, and private organizations.
Types of duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Carries out recurring group activities such as classes, clubs, special events, outreach, competitive games and events, and self-directed leisure.
Recommends new programming activities, to include type of format and resources the activity would require.
Gathers information from a number of different sources, including past programs and current popular programs in other communities.
Evaluates the information and makes a judgment on what meets the needs of the specific clientele groups.
Assists individuals with special interests to develop clubs or special interest groups.
Assists in promoting marketing strategies.
During deployment, exercises, and other special conditions, leads leisure activities and assists with services.
Sets up rooms to support meeting group needs.
Collects fees and protects funds.
Sets up rooms as required for classes or events to include moving chairs, setting up tables, etc.
Greets facility users and conducts facility tours.
Decorates facility to reflect holiday and program themes.
Reports facility repairs and maintenance requirements according to procedures.
Assists in maintaining facility to meet operational standards.
Works with other staff members, volunteer and/or individual/personal services contract personnel. Performs other duties as required.

Qualifying Experience:
Must have experience which provides a working familiarity with the routines and procedures followed in group activities or programs; and practical knowledge and/or experience of recreational activities equipment, rules and procedures which involves recreational work in the area of specialty in which the position is assigned.
Must have ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Must possess skill in dealing with the public.
Must be able to satisfactorily complete a Tier 1 Background Investigation, Installation records Check (IRC), State Criminal History Repository Checks (SCHRC).
Must be able to work an uncommon tour of duty; may work weekends, holidays and evenings.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 45 pounds and successfully complete a physical exam.