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Recreation Intern

Company: City of Chesterfield
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Position Title:-------------------------------------------------- RECREATION INTERN Department:------------------------------------------------------ PARKS AND RECREATION
Immediate Supervisor:---------------------- SUPERINTENDENT OF RECREATION
Pay Grade:---------------------------------------------------------- SEASONAL
Classification:------------------------------------------------ SEASONAL---- NON - EXEMPT-- --
----Position Summary
-- -- -- -- -- ----The Recreation Intern reports to the Superintendent of Recreation and Recreation Manager, and will assist with Recreation Programs and special events (development, marketing, supervision and implementation); concessions; aquatic center operations and programs.
-- Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the planning, development, marketing and implementation of a variety of recreation programs and special events;
  • Work with Recreation Manager at the Aquatic Center with facility operations and aquatic programs;
  • Assist with the concession operations at the Aquatic Center and Athletic Complex;
  • Assist with senior programming;
  • Assist with the development of pricing recommendations for consideration;
  • Assist in the establishment and evaluation of long-range goals, objectives, regulations, and procedures;
  • Assist in the direction, supervision, and evaluation of programs;
  • Prepare special reports, analyses, and presentations;
  • Perform a wide range of duties associated with the maintenance and operation of an aquatic facility;
  • Assist other divisions and departments during emergencies and is on-call to respond;
  • Perform other duties as assigned. -- --Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Knowledge
    Willing to gain knowledge of principles and practices associated with recreation and special event programming, marketing, maintenance and operations of parks, and recreation facilities, working knowledge of personnel management, contract management, grounds and facility management, capital improvement project development, and budget/financial management, and computer registration system.
    -- Skills
    Must be able to adeptly handle multiple priorities, problems, and demanding situations; possess strong written and oral communication skills; be able to look toward the future, while dealing with the demands of the present; possess strong planning and--organizational skills; be knowledgeable of current trends, resources, legislation, and funding sources; be creative and proactive, yet politically sensitive; possess a strong customer service orientation; and be a team player. -- Abilities Ability to work indoors and outdoors with long and varied hours such as days, nights, weekends and holidays. Must be able to bend, kneel, stoop, reach and lift. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and sit at a desk up to fifty percent of the day in a busy, close office environment where noise and interruptions prevail. May be required to move tables, chairs, cabinets, equipment, supplies, etc. to maximum of 50 pounds. Must be able to work with potentially dangerous chemicals and equipment. Requires alertness, precision, memory, concentration, judgement, reasoning, patience, problem solving, and imagination. Must be quality minded, safety conscious, people and service oriented, a team player and self-starter.
    ----Minimum Education, Certification and Experience
    High school diploma or equivalent required with substantial course work from an accredited college or university towards a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration, Parks and Recreation Administration, Facility Management, Sports Management, or a closely related field. Must have a valid driver's license and a safe driving record. CPR and AED Certifications and Lifeguard Certification are desired.
    --Apply at-- of Chesterfield

Keywords: City of Chesterfield, Chesterfield , Recreation Intern, Other , Chesterfield, Missouri

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