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RECREATION ASSISTANT (Seasonal Temporary)

Company: City of Houston
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: -ALL PERSONS INTERESTED - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -******SUMMER ONLY*****DIVISION: -COMMUNITY CENTERSREPORTING LOCATION: -VARIOUS*WORKDAYS & HOURS: -M - F, 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.**Subject to changeDESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSThe Houston Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to building a sustainable community and enhancing the quality of urban life by providing safe well-maintained parks and offering affordable programming for our community. To achieve this mission, HPARD is seeking a Recreation Assistant CC (Seasonal) to join its Recreation and Wellness team.The potential candidate will play a key role in the following duties:

  • Implement indoor and outdoor recreational activities for the Parks & Recreation Department for the Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) at community centers, playgrounds and related facilities.
  • Instruct or assist with a wide range of programming and free play for community youth.
  • May resolve problems and counsel participants; assist with center preparation for programs and activities and assist with facility and cleaning.
  • Must be a positive role model for youth, promoting non-violent actions.
  • May be responsible for opening and closing facilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.WORKING CONDITIONSThis position will require stooping, bending, and the ability to lift up to 20 pounds. May be required to work outdoors.Job Requirements:EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTSRequires up to at least 11 years of formal schooling. -EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTSNo experience is required. -LICENSE REQUIREMENTSMay require a valid -driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving.Recreation or education experience preferred.**Eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.** -SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIREDThe selection process will involve application review and/or interview.SAFETY IMPACT POSITION - - - - -YESIf yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.SALARY INFORMATIONFactors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. The salary range is:Pay Grade 3 -APPLICATION PROCEDURESOnly online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. -Applications must be submitted online at: -.To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: or call 832-395-7108.If you need special services or accommodations, call (832.395.7108). (TTY 7-1-1). -If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process. -All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.EEO Equal Employment Opportunity -The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy. -

Keywords: City of Houston, Houston , RECREATION ASSISTANT (Seasonal Temporary), Other , Houston, Texas

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