The City of Delray Beach does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability, marital status, family status or sexual orientation in employment or the provision of services
The City of Delray Beach is a Non-Tobacco Workplace. The City will not consider applicants who have used tobacco or nicotine products for a period of at least three months prior to application for employment. The definition of "tobacco or nicotine products" includes but is not limited to, cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, pipes, snuff, e-cigarettes, and nicotine patches or gum.
Assist in planning, organizing, developing and supervising activities for children of varying ages. Supervise specified Recreation Leader staff members. Work is performed under general supervision.
Essential Job Duties
Supervise a classroom of children, some with special needs, indoors and outdoors, ages may range from 5 13 years old; provide a safe environment either during after school hours during school year or all day hours during summer, as specified; assist students with homework assignments, if needed; plan, organize and facilitate recreational activities; organize and conduct competitions, displays, performances and other group activities; coach, officiate or instruct in special activities; maintain and prepare all attendance records, activity records, and all reports, as necessary; keep an accurate count of children on and off site; make sure only authorized parents/guardians sign the children in and out of the program; prepare and deliver snacks and clean up, as required.
Train, schedule and supervise designated Recreation Leader staff; assist in the preparation of performance evaluations and disciplinary action, provide guidance on work related matters and assist to resolve employee issues, if necessary.
Conduct Crisis Response Drills, Fire Drills, and all emergency preparedness procedures; Write up injury or incident reports when necessary.
Ability to drive recreation van on required field trips
Attend classes to maintain in-service training, as required by state law.
Must be dependable and report to work on-time and as required.
Establish good communication with children's parents and staff members.
Set a positive example and role model for children by maintaining a consistent and constructive approach, while providing a learning and recreational experience.
Understand community leisure, social and educational conditions to determine recreation needs for children.
Comply with all rules, regulations, and policies of the City of Delray Beach Parks and Recreation Department, Department of Health, Family Central Inc., and the Palm Beach County School Board.
High School Diploma or GED with at least 2 years of verifiable supervisory experience in child care, recreation programming or related field.
AA Degree or above, with 1 year of verifiable supervisory experience in a related or unrelated field.
(A comparable amount of training, education or experience can be substituted for the minimum requirements.)
LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS OR REGISTRATIONS
Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License, with a good driving record.
Must obtain CPR with infant and child certifications, AED and First Aid certifications (within 30 days of hire)
Child Development Accreditation preferred
The abilities expected of all employees include being able to respond to supervision, guidance and direction of superiors in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies, be appropriately groomed and attired so as to present a professional image in accordance with the organization's mission, goals, and policies; report for work promptly and properly prepared at the time and place required by the assignment or orders; notify the appropriate supervisor of intended absences in accordance with stated rules; conform with standards and rules regarding use of accrued time; demonstrate a polite, helpful and courteous manner when engaged in any activity with the public; operate and care for equipment to manufacturer's specifications and/or within the specified parameters; demonstrate an understanding, consideration, and respect of cultural, religious, and gender differences when interacting with the public and colleagues.
Delray Beach, Florida