MONTGOMERY COUNTY GOVERNMENT Code No. 1055
ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND Grade S-7
RECREATION ASSISTANT VII
DEFINITION OF CLASS:
The employee in this class will be responsible for developing and implementing specialized programs at a facility or within a regional area on a seasonal basis. Includes administrative work and on-site supervision of part-time staff and volunteers, operation and facility management, and community relations. Requires interdisciplinary skills and knowledge. Work is performed under career staff supervision.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: (Illustrative Only)
Activity Specialist VII
Assists career Recreation Specialists and Recreation Supervisors in developing comprehensive program plans for specific age groups or recreation interests. Implements and supervises specialized activities and programs ranging from high adventure skills, senior travel, drama, nature, and arts and crafts; and multidisciplinary programs for senior citizens to include leisure, health, wellness, and educational activities. Responsible for ordering supplies, leading and supervising special events activities for limited groups or small communities; and maintenance of records and operational reports under career staff supervision. Must be skilled in managing large groups and supervising seasonal staff and volunteers; and must communicate expectations of the activity to staff, volunteers, and participants.
Administrative position requiring highly detailed work recruiting, training, and scheduling individuals to officiate in youth league games. Maintains and provides Department staff a comprehensive schedule of assigned officials prior to scheduled play, and verifies hours worked and time sheets prior to payroll deadlines. Generates written reports as required. Works closely with a Recreation Specialist/Supervisor to resolve all issues.
Supervises and manages camp and/or playground sites, including training and supervising part-time staff and volunteers, distributing equipment and supplies, and coordinating special events for a large number of camps, playgrounds, or programs. Maintains a high level of public relations with Parks, Recreation, and school facilities. Creates promotional materials for special events. Work is performed under career staff supervision. Must communicate expectations of the program to staff, volunteers, and participants.
Recreation Express Manager
Develops a comprehensive plan and implements, supervises, and evaluates the Recreation Express Program. Provides a wide range of recreational activities including, but not limited to, high adventure skills, drama, music, sports, nature, arts and crafts, and special events. Oversees the care and maintenance of rental vans and trucks, the ordering of special supplies, and coordination of promotional materials. Work is performed under career staff supervision. Must be skilled in managing large groups and supervising staff and volunteers. Must communicate the expectations of the program to staff, volunteers, and participants.
Therapeutic Recreation Senior Site Manager
Plans, coordinates, supervises, and evaluates activities of a day camp for children and youth with disabilities, and high-risk teens. Provides programs appropriate for participants disabilities, ages, and backgrounds. Adapts programs according to participants needs. Performs administrative tasks such as record keeping, receiving and supplementing supplies, arranging special trips, and communicating participants needs and progress to a parent or guardian. Performs related duties as required. Must have strong behavior management skills, and have current CPR and First Aid certifications.
Senior Pool Manager
Manages and operates a large swimming pool complex involving multiple pools and filter plants, large staff, numerous operation and work schedules, and varied programs. Responsible for receipt of and accounting for admission and program fees; operation, maintenance and repair of equipment; and administrative work such as preparation and maintenance of records and ordering of supplies. Supervises staff engaged in program activities; and operation, maintenance and repair of equipment. Prepares operation, payroll, and financial reports; develops safety procedures; and performs related duties as required. Work is performed under career staff supervision. Requires a minimum two (2) years of pool operating experience; must hold current Lifeguard, CPR, and First Aide certifications from the American Red Cross, YMCA, or other agency approved by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services; and a valid Montgomery County Pool Operators License.
Experience: 4,160 hours (2 years) of relevant work experience as an instructor or supervisor in one or more specialized recreation activities.
Education: Completion of 2 years of college.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Considerable technical knowledge of the recreation program for which responsible.
Considerable knowledge of the Countys recreation policies, procedures, rules, and organization.
Considerable knowledge of the characteristics and abilities of the population groups served by the program for which responsible.
Considerable knowledge of program administration requirements.
Ability to plan, direct, and oversee program activities.
Ability to supervise others.
Ability to communicate clearly, effectively, and tactfully, both orally and in writing.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, program participants, and the community, who may be of diverse ages, cultural and ethnic groups, and socioeconomic levels.
Valid motor vehicle operators license when required for job-related duties.
MEDICAL PROTOCOL: Medical History Review
Class Established: June 1999