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PAR II - Sports Official (Irregular part-time)

Company: City of Yuma, AZ
Location: Yuma
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Summary

  • This position is Open Continuous until filled*
  • This position pays $15.00 - $26.00 per game*

Under basic supervision, performs a wide variety of activities in the safe delivery of general recreation, sports programs, and special events for Yuma Parks, Arts & Recreation (PAR); performs duties of a senior recreation leader (PAR-II) and provides coaching, instruction, supervision, and counseling to recreation program participants; leads the setup and operation of equipment and venues for sporting events and recreation activities; monitors the operations and maintenance at event sites.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Prepares and coordinates recreational program activities for a wide variety of age groups and special populations; duties will vary according to job assignment and individual skills.
  • Coordinates sports and recreation programs, activities, excursions and special events; collects and distributes supplies and materials for special events.
  • Organizes sports activities; schedules, inspects and prepares sports venues; assists with coaching, officiating, and scorekeeping games.
  • Supervises program participants, and enforces rules, regulations and safety precautions at indoor and outdoor recreation facilities; maintains discipline, monitors behavior, and resolves issues; monitors program activities, and assists participants in recreation activities and special programs; reports and resolves complaints, requests, safety conditions, security issues. and illegal activities.
  • Supervises various recreation programs and activities; verifies that supplies, equipment and facilities are in order, and recommends supply needs to the supervisor.
  • Acts as recreation leader, coach and referee for organized sports activities; explains and enforces rules and proper behavior; maintains discipline, safety standards and good sportsmanship.
  • Picks up trash and debris, and assists in the maintenance of grounds and equipment; maintains sports fields, and prepares for play and special events; grooms field and marks boundaries and technical frames; cleans, inspects and maintains bleachers, restrooms, lighting and periphery.
  • Sets up and maintains recreation facilities for special events and scheduled programs; maintains general appearance of park facilities by cleaning areas in and around the facility, sweeping floors, checking and restocking restrooms, cleaning and arranging equipment, and other general maintenance duties.
  • Instructs various arts, crafts and games, explaining the rules and techniques; evaluates individual performance and the effectiveness of instructional programs.
  • May assist with programs for children with disabilities, and special needs students.
  • May maintain routine attendance and participant records as necessary.
  • Responds to requests for information within the scope of authority and training.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Yuma and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; promotes the City goals and priorities, vision, values and the "Yuma Way",and complies with all City policies and procedures.
  • Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines

High School Diploma or GED equivalent; AND two years of experience teaching, playing or participating in organized recreational programs; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge of:

  • City policies, rules and regulations governing the conduct and safety of persons using municipal recreational facilities, programs, sporting competitions, and equipment.
  • Rules for athletic games and sporting competitions.
  • Arts and Crafts techniques.

Skill in:

  • Overseeing and controlling recreation activities and participants.
  • Supervising and refereeing sporting events.
  • Creating a safe and functional sporting event environment, following established safety procedures and protocols, and protecting participants from personal injury.
  • Promoting a positive recreation environment, good personal behavior, and safety standards.
  • Providing effective customer service, and dealing tactfully and courteously with the public.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and the public.
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

A valid Arizona State Driver's License is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed indoors and outdoors at City recreation facilities and venues; must maintain physical standards prescribed by the City; may be required to bend, reach, stoop, and lift objects.

Keywords: City of Yuma, AZ, Yuma , PAR II - Sports Official (Irregular part-time), Other , Yuma, Arizona

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