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Community Center Assistant


Parks & Recreation Department

Community Center Assistant

Nature of Work

Under supervision of the Parks & Recreation Director and/or Community Center Supervisor this position is responsible for customer service, scheduling of activities, working directly with Community Center Supervisor and the City to accommodate recreational programs, activities, meetings and special events.  Responsible for cleaning duties throughout the community center.

Examples of Duties

Greeting all community center participants.  Process monies from program and fitness room membership dues.  Keep appropriate income via RecDesk.  Daily cleaning duties of entire facility.  Assist with programs as necessary with direction from Community Center Supervisor and/or Program Coordinators. Employee is subject to hazards in parks and recreation including work in both inside and outside environments and in extreme temperatures and noises.  Duties may also expose the employee to human bodily fluids and the work as covered by OSHA requirements and bloodborne pathogens. 

Minimum Qualifications:  Graduation from High School, at least one year clerical experience in an office setting, as well as experience in dealing and working with the public.  Working understanding of computers and software. Some supervisory experience is desirable but not essential. 

Special Requirements:  Valid NC Driver’s License.  Pre-Employment Drug Screening and Background Check required.  Valid CPR/First Aid/AED certifications and/or the ability to gain prior to start date.  Work Schedule – Wed, Thurs and Fri evenings from 3pm-8pm.  Also, required to work special events/programs Parks and Recreation hosts.

Physical Requirements:  Must be able to physically perform basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, feeling, grasping, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.  Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or to 20 pounds amount of force frequently; and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move an object.  Must possess the visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, operate a computer terminal, utilize measuring devices, operate a motor vehicle, and inspect the work of others.


Rate of Pay: $13 per hour