Pima County

Ajo, AZ

6214 - Recreation Aide (Ajo Recreation Aide)

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Description


This intermittent position, with rotating days, evening, and weekend shifts, is in the Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Department. OPEN UNTIL FILLED.

Salary Grade: 19

Assists in overseeing recreational activities.

Site Location:


(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 working with children and/or adults in a recreation, social services, or educational setting.
2. Experience with arts and crafts.
3. 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: Some positions require a valid Arizona Class D driver license at the time of
application. Failure to maintain the required licensure shall be grounds for termination.

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.


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