Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary $13.23 - $21.17 gross per hour
  • Wesley Chapel


Salary Disclosure/General Description
Salary Disclosure:
Starting Salary: $13.23
Pay Grade: N27

Current Pasco County Employees: Please refer to the Personnel Policy and Procedure Manual for starting salary information.

Department: Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources

Location: Hudson

General Description: Entry level position performing responsible work involved with planning, coordinating, implementing, directing, and supervising leisure programs and activities in an assigned recreation area for adults and/or children.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE/RECOVERY ACTIVITIES: All employees will be required to work before, during, or after an Emergency. During an Emergency employees may temporarily be assigned to work and perform duties outside the normal scope of their position, location and work schedule to fit the needs of the County and its citizens.

Essential Job Functions
Organizes, directs, coordinates, promotes, and supervises recreation programs and activities: games, sports, music, dancing, arts and crafts, nature activities, camping, informal group activities, tournaments, socials, classes, and exhibits, as well as special events, by developing and adapting programs through consultation with individuals and specific age groups to meet the needs of the County. Assists in administration of recreational center; i.e., answering telephone, registering participants, opening and closing facility, setting up and taking down equipment and facilities according to assignment and schedule. Supervises a group of participants, planning activities, and administering discipline in a camp situation or playground program or at a recreational facility. Gathers all necessary equipment or supplies for programs. Assists with light maintenance and custodial work required to support recreation programs. Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Ability to perform manual labor.
- Effective organizational skills.
- Knowledge of rules and techniques.
- Leadership ability.
- Knowledge of a variety of recreation activities.
- Ability to maintain effective working relationships with associates, subordinates and the public.
- Ability to read technical manuals for comprehension.

Minimum Requirements
PHYSICAL SKILLS: Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and also push or pull heavy objects.May use a handling device (dolly, cart, etc.) or work with another team member to lift and/or move excessively heavy objects. Ability to bend, stoop, and squat frequently. Ability to communicate effectively using verbal, written and visual communication.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:Must possess a High School Diploma or GED. One (1) year of experience in recreation or a related field.

LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid driver's license. Certification in CPR and First Aid must be received within six (6) months of employment.

ADA STATEMENT: A qualified employee or applicant with a disability may be afforded a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential job functions of a position in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE: Pasco County BOCC is a drug-free workplace in accordance with Federal and Florida law.

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: Under Section 295.07, F.S., Chapter SSA-7 , Pasco County BCC provides to Veterans, that preference in appointment will be given to preference-eligible applicants.

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