Childcare Attendant - Part Time

City Of Loveland Loveland , CO 80538

Posted 2 months ago

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Provide quality supervision of children and excellent customer service while promoting a safe and engaging childcare environment for guests of the Chilson Recreation Center.

Weekly Shift Schedule: Shifts will vary based on class schedules and are based on the following hours of operation: M-F 8:45am

  • 1:30pm & 4:00 - 7:00pm; Saturdays 9:00am

  • 12:00pm (Sept

  • May).

The hiring range for this position is $12.56- $18.00 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience.

Position will remain open until filled.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Exemplifies excellent customer service by providing a quality experience for guests while they utilize the childcare program.

  • Receives and greets parents and children; answers questions regarding childcare guidelines and registration of children for childcare.

  • Proactively enforces childcare and Recreation Department policies and procedures, including all applicable procedures specified by the Health Department.

  • Supervises and interacts with children while promoting a safe and healthy environment.

  • Ensure all children's needs are met, including infant diapering and feeding.

  • Assists with general maintenance and cleaning of childcare room, equipment and toys.

  • Disseminates and promotes Parks and Recreation program information; directs public to proper locations; educates users of potential opportunities and services available; provides general facility use instructions; enforces facility policy and procedures by informing guests of existing policies; observes guest use and informs supervisors of improper facility or equipment use.

  • Resolves administrative concerns by applying appropriate policies and procedures through positive interaction and involvement with Youth Programming and public.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: May be required to cross-train in other areas for duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Must possess general working knowledge of childcare operations. Previous work experience supervising children in a childcare setting at a recreation facility preferred. Must possess proven, excellent customer service skills, in a busy environment with the ability to interact positively with young children. Must demonstrate good judgment, patience, and decision-making in handling a variety of difficult situations involving childcare guests. Must be able to effectively and diplomatically communicate with parents and children as well as co-workers in a busy environment. Must be at least 14 years old.

Core competencies:

Accountability, Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness

Education and/or experience:

One (1) year of previous work experience performing similar childcare services preferably in a facility setting and customer service duties, including high degree of public contact and customer relations in a fast-paced environment. Basic computer knowledge preferred.

Licensure and/or certifications:

Must currently possess or be able to successfully complete provided CPR and First Aid training within 30 days of hire date and prior to working with children. Clearance from state and federal fingerprint and background checks is required. If applicable, additional provided trainings may be required (injury prevention, standard precautions, etc.).

Material and equipment directly used:

Telephone, television, DVD player, children's toys, cleaning supplies, computer, photocopier, two-way radio, personal protective equipment

Working Environment/physical activities:

This is a year-round position; must be willing and available to work a regular schedule on a year-round basis. This position will be required to work varied hours, including mornings, evenings, weekends and some holidays. Requires the ability to lift children weighing up to seventy-five (75) pounds; also requires bending, pushing/pulling, stooping, kneeling and climbing to perform the essential functions of the job. Will be expected to change diapers, feed babies, change children's clothes and other care giving duties including exposure to associated cleaning materials. Will be exposed to noxious fumes from cleaning supplies. Will be expected to perform the duties of a childcare attendant during both peak periods when customer service activity is fast paced and intense or during relaxed periods.

Work Note: On-site childcare is not available for employees.

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

With over 300 days of sunshine, and just 30 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park in the heart of northern Colorado, Loveland is an ideal community for anyone to call home. Known as the Sweetheart City, this vibrant cultural hub is home to nearly 500 sculptures and public art installations, the world-famous Valentine Remail Program, and picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains. The community is bustling with a thriving arts, brewery, foodie and shopping scene. Enjoy headliner concert and theatre productions, professional hockey events, endless community recreation and open space opportunities, art and sculpture shows, and several local festivals. Loveland also boasts an award-winning golf course and an inclusive library and community center. Loveland, Colorado has EVERYTHING YOU LOVE!

In 2020, Loveland was the only Colorado City to win the Governor's Award for Downtown Excellence, is the top residential recycling City in the state for 4 consecutive years and has been ranked as one of the top places to live, work and raise a family in the U.S. and as one of the Most Idyllic Picturesque towns in America.

Apply today to join more than 800 employees who work to meet the core values of: Accountability & Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness. The City of Loveland is a diverse and welcoming community organization and our employees enjoy a competitive benefits program, various opportunities for growth and development, and an exceptional work-life balance.

A vibrant community, surrounded by natural beauty, where you belong!

Non Benefit Eligible Benefits Package Includes:

  • Retirement
  • 457 employee funded plan
  • Medical Leave
  • Up to 48 hours accrued. Accrue 1 hour of leave per 30 hours worked

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The City of Loveland provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law.

A comprehensive pre-employment criminal history background check, including fingerprint check will be obtained in order to clear for initial and ongoing employment.


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Childcare Attendant - Part Time

City Of Loveland