Pima County

Tucson, Arizona, United States

5957 - Recreation Aide (Summer Community Programs - Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center)

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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Description



Salary Grade: 1

Pay Range
Hiring Range: $15.75 - $18.51 Per Hour
Full Range: $15.75 - $21.26 Per Hour

Salary offers are based on the candidate's equivalent experience and internal equity with other employees within the same job classification.

The selected candidate will work Summer Youth Recreation and Community Movie Night in the Park during summer months.

This intermittent position with rotating days, shifts, and weekends, is located at Ellie Towne Flowing Wells Community Center, 1660 West Ruthrauff Road, 85705. Duties/Responsibilities

(Work assignments may vary depending on the department's needs and will be communicated to the applicant or incumbent by the supervisor.)

Assists in overseeing any one of a number of recreation activities, such as sports, dance, twirling, crafts and table games;

Assists in operation of leagues, tournaments, meets, and the daily programmed activities;

Interprets and explains game rules and referees and umpires ball games;

Keeps recreation facility in a clean and orderly condition;

Issues receipts;

Prepares cash reports;

Gives information to the public regarding recreation facilities and programs;

Shows movies;

Maintains projection equipment;

Tells or reads stories to children;

Maintains attendance and other records and prepares reports.


Knowledge of:

  • game rules, crafts and sports;
  • first aid;
  • arithmetic and simple bookkeeping.

Skill in:
  • maintaining discipline;
  • working harmoniously with large or small groups;
  • making routine and simple computations accurately;
  • operating and maintaining projection equipment.
Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of training and experience which demonstrates the minimum knowledge and skills.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.

Preferred Qualifications: (Be specific in describing your experience in your application. Ensure the descriptions provided illustrate your competencies, specifically addressing the required and preferred qualifications.):

  1. Experience operating audio/visual equipment including sound board, projector, DVD/BluRay.
  2. Experience working at community events.
  3. Experience working with children and/or adults in a recreation, social services, or educational setting.
  4. Experience with arts and crafts.
  5. Experience with sports, playground and group games.

Selection Procedure:
Pima County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates that meet the minimum/desired qualifications. All applications will be assessed based on an evaluation of the listed education and experience. Candidates meeting the minimum/desired qualifications may be further evaluated/scored against any advertised Preferred Qualifications. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a referral list provided by Human Resources. Additional assessments/testing may be required as part of the selection process. Supplemental Information

Licenses and Certificates: Valid driver license is required at time of application. Valid AZ driver license is required at time of appointment. The successful applicant will be subject to a 39-month DOT Motor Vehicle Record review to determine applicants suitability to operate county vehicles in accordance with Pima County administrative procedures. Failure to obtain and maintain the required licenses and certifications shall be grounds for termination. Any offer of employment resulting from this recruitment is contingent upon Fleet Services review and approval of the candidates driving record.

Special Notice Item
: The County requires pre-employment background checks. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening to include verification of work history, education, and criminal conviction history. A prior criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify a candidate from employment with the County.

Physical/Sensory Requirements: Physical and sensory abilities will be determined by position.

EEO Information: Pima County Government is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce and will not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, kinship, political interest, or any other characteristic protected by law.