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Recreation Leader IV - Gymnastics PTS

Company: Stafford County
Location: Stafford
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Performs difficult paraprofessional and technical work in supervising, organizing, promoting and implementing recreational activities; does related work as required. Supervision is exercised over subordinate staff. Duties are performed under the general supervision of a Recreation Program Supervisor.

Examples of Duties

Supervising, organizing, promoting, and implementing recreational activities such as arts and crafts, sports and games, and camp activities.

Supervises the set up of programs, facilities, supplies, and equipment;

Schedules events;

Enforces standards of discipline and conduct by program staff and participants;

Supervises the organization and preparation of recreational activities;

Maintains stores and inventories recreational equipment, materials, and supplies;

Provides 1st Aid as needed;

Estimates, recommends, and requisitions equipment and supplies;

Supervises the preparation of manuals, announcements, bulletins, and related materials;

Maintains records and statistics;

Ensures that safety procedures are observed;

Trains and supervises lower level Recreation Leaders;

Leads groups of participants in recreational activities;

Provides information to the public regarding activities and programs;

Performs related duties as required.

Extensive knowledge of the methods and practices of community recreation; extensive knowledge of the equipment, techniques, and relevant rules of recreational programming; ability to assist in instructing common recreational activities; ability to establish effective working relationships with other workers, program participants, and the general public; ability to withstand exposure to direct sunlight, heat and humidity.

This is heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force regularly, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects, and some very heavy work requiring exertion in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, and repetitive motions; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for color perception, night vision, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, and atmospheric conditions. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

Typical Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in recreation, education, or a related field with experience in recreation, daycare, or related area; Some supervisory experience required.

Current CPR and First Aid Certifications; considerable experience working with children; enthusiastic attitude towards helping children; possession of a valid license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia; minimum age of 21 years old.

Keywords: Stafford County, Alexandria , Recreation Leader IV - Gymnastics PTS, Other , Stafford, Virginia

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