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Seasonal Recreation Leader

FLSA: Hourly

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SALARY RANGE:

(UNR) $8.75 - $9.25 an hour     $18,200.00 - $19,240.00 a year

JOBCODE: 008105

SUMMER EMPLOYMENT


Looking for a great summer job? Look no further! The City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department has a variety of summer employment opportunities for those looking to make a positive difference in the lives of our youth. All applicants must be able to pass a comprehensive criminal background check and drug test in order to be employed. It is recommended that you save a copy of this posting because of the information contained in it.

Recreation Centers/Parks/Playgrounds


Summer Recreation Leader($8.75 $9.25 an hour)

Applicants must be at least 18 years or older; possess a high school degree or equivalent; be able to commit to a 9-week schedule; be able to attend (2) four hour paid training sessions. Directs a variety of recreational leadership and educational activities at an assigned recreation center or playground. Assists in supervising games and sports, individual, group and special activities, arts and crafts, in addition to coaching and officiating team activities. May be required to participate in both indoor and outdoor instructional activities, work evening hours, and work with participants of various ages, and work at various locations. Some experience working with children and some education or training in art instruction, recreation or physical education is preferred.

Summer Arts Program Leader($8.75 $9.25 an hour)

Applicants must be at least 18 years or older; possess a high school degree or equivalent; possess a valid Florida Driver's License, be able to commit to a 6 or 8-week schedule. These positions implement hands-on art activities and encourages creativity in an artistic environment for children 6-12 years of age. Performs tasks at a recreation center or playground. May be required to participate in both indoor and outdoor instructional activities and work with participants of various ages. Some experience working with children and some education or training in art instruction is preferred.

Summer Specialty Camps


Mangrove Marcus Camp ($10.00 - $12.00 an hour.)

Applicants must be at least 18 years or older; possess a high school degree or equivalent plus experience working with school age children in a lead capacity is preferred; possess a valid Florida driver's license; be able to commit to a 5-week schedule; be able to attend (two) paid training sessions. Key leader in an all-day seasonal camp for children that is focused on a natural aquatic environment. Oversees the day to day activities of the program, supervises campers and subordinate staff. Must be able to perform work requiring physical stamina in an outside setting, to oversee the safety of campers in an aquatic environment and to perform a high level of swimming ability in various aquatic settings. First Aid/CPR and Lifeguard certifications are required.

Joe Abrahams Sports Camps ($10.00 - $16.00 an hour)

Applicants must be at least 18 years or older (OR 16 years or older for Joe Abrahams Sports Camps Youth); some experience working with school age children in a lead capacity or participation in organized sports leagues is preferred; possess a valid Florida driver's license; be able to commit to a 9-week schedule; be able to attend (two) paid training sessions. Leads activities in an all-day seasonal camp for children focused on an instructional sports environment. Assist activities in an all-day seasonal camp for children focused on an instructional sports environment. Oversees the day to day activities of the program, supervises campers and subordinate staff. Must be able to perform work requiring physical stamina in an outside setting, oversee the safety of campers in a sports environment and to perform a high level of developmental instruction in various sports.

CLOSING DATE: May 24, 2013.

TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date of May 24, 2013. Applications received or postmarked after the closing date will not be processed.

1. Employment Application:make certain your application is complete and the information you provide clearly demonstrates that you possess the stated minimum job qualifications.

2. Summer Job Opportunities: Supplemental form.

HELPFUL HINTS FOR COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION: Please register as a MyTampaGov member before you begin the application process. This will enable you to view and re-use information from previously submitted applications to complete and submit any future applications. Please make certain your application is complete and the information you provide clearly demonstrates that you possess the minimum job qualifications as stated in the job announcement. Resumes can be submitted in support of an application, but not in lieu of an application. Resumes and copies of certifications or other required documents may be attached to your online application or e-mailed to careers@tampagov.net.

2-7-13 (008105)

Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Applications received or postmarked after 5/24/2013 will not be processed.

This office reserves the right not to consider those applications that have incomplete information, or that are received without necessary transcripts, certificates, licenses, or other required documents.