Recreation Leader – Part-Time (Arts and Cultural Center)

City of Boynton Beach, FL
March 5, 2023
Boynton Beach, FL
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Purpose of Classification The purpose of this classification is to supervise recreation activities, including opening facility; greeting and assisting people; answering the telephone; and maintaining order in the recreation facility.

Position will require working holidays and weekends when needed. Schedule is flexible and may vary weekly depending on the activities planned and will include nights and weekends.

Essential Functions The following duties and functions, as outlined herein, are intended to be representative of the type of tasks performed within this classification. They are not listed in any order of importance. The omission of specific statements of the duties or functions does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Organizes and sets up programs and activities; supervises recreation activities; resolves differences that may arise during play.

Greets the public at the front desk; answers the telephone; gives information over the phone and in person; registers users; collects fees; balances cash/registers.

Opens and closes the recreation building; checks buildings; reports any maintenance problems; maintains order in the building; checks keys in and out.

Makes copies; folds and stuffs envelopes; types labels, letters, and charts; keeps files in order; prepares bulletin board and flyers; prepares supply order for office; completes computer file backup; reads manuals and instructions.

Attends various meetings as needed.


Attends to custodial duties, when needed.

May make mail deliveries.

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or valid equivalent; and
  • Six (6) months previous experience; and
  • Must possess (or able to obtain within fourteen (14) days of hire) and maintain a valid Florida driver's license; and
  • Individuals selected for a position must possess valid CPR/First Aid Certification prior to date of hire and must maintain the certification thereafter.

Minimum Qualifications for education and experience must be met before consideration of the following Preferred Qualifications:

  • Florida Commercial Driver's License including appropriate endorsement(s) is preferred.

Supplemental Information Effectively communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, contractors, engineers, companies, vendors, outside agencies, the public, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
Accurately and expeditiously receives and delivers messages and information to the appropriate individuals.

Ability to prepare accurate and thorough written records and reports.

Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to complete assigned tasks with minimal supervisory direction.

Ability to understand and quickly and accurately follow brief oral and written instructions on moderately complex matters.

Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with Supervisor, customers, other employees, other departments, other governmental and regulatory agencies, and the general public as needed.
Knowledge of safe and efficient work practice related to recreation facility duties


Skilled at explaining, interpreting, and enforcing regulations in a tactful, courteous, and impartial manner

Ability to identify and resolve problems

Ability to observe and detect unsafe and hazardous conditions in the field

Ability to supervise reaction activities

Ability to assist in enforcement of applicable park and city laws and regulations


Physical Ability : Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (20 pounds).
Sensory Requirements : Tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate visual cues or signals. Tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors : Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

The City of Boynton Beach, Florida, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S. C. 12101 et. seq.), the City of Boynton Beach will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent(s) will possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat of significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. Requirements are representative of the minimum level of knowledge, skills, and ability.


Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority in the City's hiring process. Additionally, certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements in employment by the City.

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