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Part-Time Program Leader

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$9 - $10 per hour (DOQ)
  • Posted Date:06/01/2017

Reports to: Ebster Recreation Center Program Supervisor
Department: Active Living Division
Location: Ebster Recreation Center, 105 Electric Avenue, Decatur, GA 30030
Work Hours: This position is part-time and will work approximately 28 hours per week between the hours of 9:00am-9:30 pm, Monday—Friday; 9:00 am-4:00pm, Saturday.

Purpose of Work:
The program leader is responsible for assisting and implementing recreational activities and providing supervision for participants within the guidelines of Decatur Active Living Division.

Major Responsibilities:
Leadership – Creates a high performance work culture by demonstrating a positive attitude and modeling the City’s mission, vision, and values. Conducts self with high integrity, proactive in conserving city resources. Must attend training sessions when scheduled.

Effective Management - Must be able to implement recreational, educational, cultural activities and special events for youth and adults. Takes initiative to accomplish tasks and identifies opportunities for improvement. Follows all established safety rules and departmental policies and procedures, and carries out oral and written instructions with minimal supervision. Be responsible for opening and closing procedures. Provides responsive and timely feedback on status and progress of work assignments to supervisor.

Teamwork – Creates an atmosphere of reliance and collaboration by building effective working relationships with supervisor, team members, city employees, etc. Demonstrates cooperation and initiative in helping team members, supervisor, and other city employees with developing and implementing programs and objectives to improve the department and City.

Quality Service – Performs work under the direct supervision of the Program Supervisor. This position provides supervision for facility security and appearance (including light janitorial duties such as sweeping, cleaning restrooms and other areas of the facilities); enforces program rules; supervises program areas and performs basic office duties. Responsibilities also include the ability to teach and lead various recreation activities, field preparation and staffing special events. Maintain daily sign-in sheets. Performs additional related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications & Physical Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent required. Previous experience working with the public is preferred. Ability to lift 50lbs, carry, bend, twist or climb and set up equipment. Requires knowledge of basic office procedures. Basic computer skills required. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public. Requires possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Georgia drivers' license and satisfactory motor vehicle record.

How to Apply: All applications must be submitted online HERE.

No resumes will be accepted as an application.

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