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News: Job Opportunity: Full-Time Recreation Leader

Date Published Author
10/17/2022 12:00:00 AM  Thomas Venniro 

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Job Notice
Town of Parma
Hilton-Parma Parks & Recreation

Recreation Leader
Starting Annual Pay Rate Range: $37,537.50 - $45,630 (Commensurate with Experience)
Starting Date: November 2022
Post Date: 10/17/2022
Deadline to Apply: 11/4/2022
Competitive Civil Service Position

Are you or someone you know looking to continue or even your begin a career in Recreation? We are looking for someone to join our team here at Hilton-Parma Parks & Recreation! For more information or to apply, check out our job details below or reach out to Tom Venniro at tvenniro@parmany.org. The position is early-mid level and we are excepting all applicants regardless of experience.

Qualifications: Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:  Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's degree in Recreation or a closely related field; OR, Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate’s degree, plus one (1) year of paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in recreation or related activities; OR, Two (2) years of paid or volunteer (must be documented) full-time or its part-time equivalent experience in recreation or related activities; OR, Any equivalent combination of training and experience as defined by the limits of the above qualifications.
Job Description: The position of Recreation Leader, under the direct supervision of the Director of Parks and Recreation and Assistant Recreation Director, assists with both identifying the recreational needs of the community and the implementation of a community recreation program for all ages. This is a responsible recreation position in which the incumbent plans, organizes, and conducts athletic and/or leisure time activities for one or more specific segments of a total recreation program. The employee assists in program development and implementation with a focus on program instruction. The employee may supervise Recreation Assistants or Recreation Attendants and should possess good knowledge of recreation theory principles and practices; a variety of recreational activities such as arts and organized games, crafts, and nature activities; the rules, regulations, and techniques of athletic activities, such as baseball, basketball, softball, hockey, and football; community organization; and proper care and storage of equipment. Applicant must be able to work as part of a team as well as independently, have strong social skills, possess excellent customer service skills, and exhibit the abilities to work well with all ages; plan, organize, and direct the work of others; prepare basic reports; communicate effectively; stimulate and guide the interest of others; take initiative; and display resourcefulness.
Typical Work Activities: (All may not be performed. Other related activities may be performed although not listed.)
  • Supervises a recreation program at a neighborhood recreation facility, playground or gymnasium;
  • Instructs a variety of recreation, leisure, and athletic activities and events;
  • Coaches and officiates at team sports and games;
  • Assists in the planning and organization of a seasonal and daily recreation program;
  • May distribute, control, request, and acquire supplies and equipment;
  • Maintains simple records of recreation program activities;
  • Prepares basic oral and written reports;
  • Inspects facilities and equipment as a safety measure;
  • Administers emergency first aid as required;
Candidates: The successful candidate may be appointed provisionally and must complete or have completed the Recreation Leader Civil Service exam and achieved a reachable ranking on the eligibility list.            
Work Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week, regular hours Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:30 with flexible hours required as per scheduled recreation programs.  (Occasional nights, weekends, and holidays)
To Apply: Complete a Monroe County Employment Application and mail with a cover letter and resume postmarked by Friday, November 4th to:

Parma Town Clerk’s Office

1300 Hilton Parma Corners Road
P.O. Box 728
Hilton, NY  14468

Interviews will be conducted as applications are received and will be conducted until the position is filled.
Any questions please call (585) 392-9030 or email tvenniro@parmany.org.
Application Link: http://www.parmany.org/pdf/clerk/Employment-Application.pdf 
We hope to hear from some interested applicants soon!

-HP Recreation Experience Team

The Town of Parma is an Equal Opportunity Employer