Recreation Specialist – L. Claudia Allen Senior Center
Who We Are
Orlando, The City Beautiful
For most of Orlando's history we've been the place everyone wants to visit. Today, we're also the place where everyone wants to live and do business. List after list has Orlando as one of the fastest growing cities in America. We're transitioning from our role as the young upstart to a more mature, global city.
This didn't happen by accident. Together as a community, we developed a shared vision for our city focused on creating partnerships and we've transformed Orlando from a place that was packed with potential into a city on the rise.
Our vision ensures we are an inclusive, compassionate community that is generating jobs, becoming the most sustainable city in the nation, keeping our community safe, making it easier to get around, and increasing the quality of life. Together, we can continue realizing all our city's potential.
Come be part of our community with the City of Orlando.
NATURE OF WORK:
Performs specialized work in the area of Recreation and leisure services for senior citizens. An employee in this class of work is responsible for performing activities of average difficulty at an assigned recreation area. Under general supervision, the employee performs tasks which include teaching, leading, supervising and officiating at a variety of sports, games and programs. Employee may be responsible for a city-wide program and may work out of several centers of different levels. The employee is required to exercise some initiative and independent judgment in planning and conducting playground or center activities for all ages. Work at night and on weekends is required. Some work is performed outdoors and an employee is exposed to weather conditions including heat. An employee in this position assists in administrative procedures which are involved in the design and conduct of recreation programs. Work is reviewed through periodic observation by a Center Manager while in progress and through reports submitted.
High school Diploma or equivalent, plus one (1) year of experience in organized recreation and/or leisure services field with senior citizens required; or an equivalent combination of related education, training and experience. Some college coursework and/ or fitness certifications are desired. Polygraph and criminal background check required . A valid Florida Driver's License is required. Commercial Driver's License desired.
VALID DRIVER LICENSE MUST BE PRESENTED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW. VALID FLORIDA DRIVER LICENSE MUST BE PRESENTED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF HIRE.
City of Orlando Benefits
If this posting indicates a degree is required, the following experience will apply in lieu of any degree as follows:
- Two (2) years of direct experience for an associate degree;
- Four (4) years of direct experience for a bachelor's degree;
- Six (6) years of direct experience for a master's degree; or
- Nine (9) years of direct experience for a doctoral degree
Closing Date/Time: 11/24/2023 5:00 PM Eastern