City of Enid

  • Recreation & Facilities Attendant

    Deadline for Applications
    Employee Group
    Part Time
    Work Schedule
    Part-time positon consisting of less than 28 hours weekly; generally five hour shifts; five days per week. Weekend work required.
    Regular Part-Time
    USD $9.79/Hr.
    730 Parks and Recreation
  • Position Description



    POSITION TITLE: Recreation & Facilities Attendant       DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation


    POSITION CODE: PT-850                                            FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt


    POSITION REPORTS TO: Pool and Rec Program Coordinator POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None.   


    BLS COMPARABLE: 39—9032 Recreation Workers


    LEADERSHIP: Provides leadership to program participants and co-workers by exhibiting appropriate workplace conduct and work ethic; and through positive encouragement of others.



    • Must be 18 years of age.
    • Subject to post offer, pre-employment drug screen.
    • Subject to post offer, pre-employment physical examination.
    • Subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.
    • As a position directly affecting the safety of others, the employee will be required to comply with all provisions of City of Enid’s substance abuse policy, including random drug and alcohol testing.
    • Possession of a valid Oklahoma driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.POSITION PURPOSE: Support positive youth development by providing operational supervision of recreational programs sponsored by the City of Enid and by maintaining recreational facilities.


    • Provide administrative support to the Pool and Recreation Program Coordinator with community events and recreational programming. Maintain accurate records of program participation, facility attendance logs; and monitoring and assisting facility rental groups.
    • Understand and obey traffic regulations, as may be necessary to drive city owned vehicle to various locations to monitor activities and transport equipment.
    • Organize, lead and instruct individuals and groups in a variety of both indoor and outdoor recreational and athletic activities, such as swimming, volleyball, kickball, and similar programs/events. Greet participants; monitor access to facilities; and respond to routine inquiries about departmental activities and services; and make referrals to appropriate staff regarding complex matters.  
    • Promote, communicate and assist in publicizing recreational activities, such as arts, crafts, sports, games, and the effective use of the parks and recreation facilities. Distribute information to participants, coaches, and parents/guardians.
    • Conduct pre-game and post-game and/or activity facility checks, including opening and securing buildings; set up of equipment; securing and inventory control of equipment utilized.
    • Enforce rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety. Report incidents and problems to supervisor.
    • Interact effectively with program participants, fellow employees, supervisors, and the general public.
    • Administer first aid according to prescribed procedures and notify emergency medical personnel when necessary.
    • Provide janitorial support for building restrooms, which includes: mopping, sweeping, trash removal; restocking toilet paper, paper towels, soap dispensers, cleaning toilets, and other restroom fixtures.
    • Prepare bulletin boards and displays promoting special events and holiday programs.
    • Provide assistance to other departments as needed.
    • Perform other duties as required.


    • The Parks and Recreation events run smoothly and efficiently.
    • A positive role model is exemplified. Responsible adult behavior is modeled.
    • Participants are supervised at all times, minimizing incidents and accidents and maximizing gym time.
    • New employees are well trained and assisted.
    • Procedures and processes are well maintained, documented, and recorded. Parks and Recreation activities meet established and regulatory requirements.
    • Policies and procedures in City of Enid personnel and safety manuals are understood and followed.  
    • Effective working relations exist with City personnel. Management is appropriately informed.
    • The City’s professional reputation is maintained.  EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:                  High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous training or experience in coaching in recreational activities relating to arts, culture or sports is preferred.     CERTIFICATES/LICENSES:                CPR, First-Aid, and AED Certification (within 6 months).                                                            Lifeguard Certification Preferred                                                             Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical proceduresSKILLS/ABILITIES:                             Ability to use discretion and good judgment in emergency situations.                                                         Accurate and attentive to detail.Ability to assist and support others.
    • Good communications and public relations abilities.
    • Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
    • REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:                   Computer – Basic personal computer skills including electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
    • Hazmat & Bloodborne Pathogens Training (within 6 months).




    Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with the fingers, and perceive attributes of objects and materials.



    Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.




    PDC Level: Medium Employee lifts/carries 25 lbs occasionally (less than 33% of the time or 1-100 times per day); exerts push/pull force of 25 lbs. Occasional squatting; kneeling; and prolonged standing/walking may be required. Employee must be able to demonstrate certain recreational activities, such as stretching, twisting, reaching, running, jumping and kicking.

    LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively with parents and program participants.



    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram, or schedule form.



    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.





    Part-time positon consisting of less than 28 hours weekly; generally five hour shifts; five days per week. Weekend work required.


    Variable lunch period and breaks in coordination with other personnel.


    Frequent exposure to outdoor weather


    Noise level:  


    Moderate to loud noises; including cheering and shouting,

    Other work conditions:

    Potential exposure to communicable disease.







    3-5 years experience.

    6+ years experience.


    Intermediate computer skills.

    Proficient computer skills.


    Vocational training.

    Associate’s Degree or equivalent in related field.


    Ability to train co-attendants.



    Conversational Spanish.










    Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected.


    All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no

    instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.


    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.


    I have reviewed this job description and I can perform the essential functions of this position, with or without, reasonable accommodations. I have also received or have been offered a copy of this job description.  


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