Hiring for four part-time Center Attendant positions within the Parks and Recreation Department. Two positions will be at the George Owens Nature Center and two positions will be at the Palmer Senior Center. Duties include assisting with the coordination of recreation center programs, rentals, activities, and special events. Will process facility rentals, class registrations, and various other financial transactions. Responsibilities include answering telephones, data entry and other record keeping, interacting with the public, facility supervision and equipment set-up for special events. Will assist with maintaining grounds and facilities.
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and six months experience with recreation programs preferred, or an appropriate combination of education, training, facility rentals, parks and other related activities desired. Bilingual skills beneficial. Ability to perform cash transactions and data entry on the computer. Ability to communicate effectively with public over the telephone and in person. Requires valid drivers license and background check.
Physical Demands: Frequently required to stoop, stand, walk moderate distances indoors, kneel, climb stairs, climb 10 ft. ladder, crouch, crawl and lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Ability to hear and hand dexterity to operate a computer and cash register.
Typical Working Conditions: Normal indoor setting, occasional outdoor exposure for special projects.
HOURS AND DAYS OF WORK VARIED, INCLUDES DAYS, EVENINGS AND WEEKENDS.
In addition to the application, testing and/or examinations may be required for further consideration on this position.
You may complete an on-line application at www.indepmo.org/hr or in the Human Resources Department, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 111 E. Maple, Independence, MO 64050. Position closes: September 6, 2013.
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