Recreation Aide – Part-Time, Non-Benefited, Seasonal and Year-Round

Recreation Aide – Part-Time, Non-Benefited, Seasonal and Year-Round
Organization The City of Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department
Location Mesa, Arizona
Job Type Seasonal
Application Deadline Aug 29, 2024
This classification has been designated as a non-benefited, non-classified, non-merit system, at-will position. 

The City of Mesa is currently recruiting for part-time Recreation Aides for the summer season as well as year-round opportunities.  The summer season positions may work 25 – 38 hours per week between May 2024 through August 2024.  Year-round opportunities may work 19 hours per week throughout the year.

As a Recreation Aide, you will set up for program activities and serve as on-site leader, maintain facilities and equipment, observing participants in activities, maintaining order, take reservations for facilities, provide information to participants, perform cash handling procedures, maintain records, and maintain facilities for programs.

Please refer to the link below for the full job description and additional information regarding assignments, preferred qualifications, and essential functions.

Qualifications & Requirements

Employee Values:  All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City’s shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualifications Required.  Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to completion of the eleventh grade.  Experience related to the program assignment (examples:  working/volunteering with children, supervising recreation, sports programs, or facilities; community service projects; working with disabled populations; and teaching or serving as a teacher’s aide, etc.) or providing customer service.

Special Requirements.  Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/Automated External Defibrillator (CPR/AED) and First Aid certification within 30 days of hire.  Valid fingerprint clearance card level 1 issued by Department of Economic Security, Article 9 certification issued by Department of Economic Security, and Protective Behaviors Certification all within 30 days of hire (Adaptive Assignment).

Substance Abuse Testing.  Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures.

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications.  Experience organizing and conducting activities for individuals with disabilities; experience developing an Individual Service Plan (ISP); and/or Prevention and Support certification (Adaptive Assignment).

Link to Job Description (Download PDF reader)
City of Mesa
PO Box 1466Mesa, Arizona, 85211-1466

Application Link