Alachua County BoCC is a transforming organization with a focus
on developing a shared vision among employees through an
organizational structure of functional groups and
multi-disciplinary work team. The county is located in the north
central part of Florida - close to the Florida white sandy beaches;
and it is known for its diverse culture, historical sites, scenic
beauty, cultural events, and the home of the University of
Graduation from High School or equivalent. Successful completion
of a pre-employment physical examination and requires the
successful completion of a Level 2 criminal history background
investigation prior to employment including finger printing and
compliance with Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal
Justice Information Services (CJIS) requirements. CPR/First Aid
certification is required; this training will be provided upon
hire. Water Safety training is required, this training will be
provided upon hire.
This is a seasonal recreational position and is responsible for
the safety and well-being of campers participating in programs at a
recreation facility or County recreation program. Work involves
leadership and instruction responsibilities to children and/or
teens. Individuals in the position will be a positive role
Examples of Duties
Exudes a positive customer service focus.
Advocates building organizational culture through aligning
decisions with core values including: integrity, honesty, respect,
diversity, innovation, accountability and communication.
Coordinates and supervises camp activities of participants.
Follows camp procedures and schedules; issues instructions and
assigns activities; ensures campers are participating in structured
and safe activities.
Communicates verbally and/or in writing in a timely manner with
the public regarding inquiries and complaints to maintain
Builds strong working relationships with staff, prospective
renters, campers, and parents; professionally represents the
Department and Cuscowilla.
Responds to facility emergencies; assists campers and other
overnight/day use guests with emergencies including accurate
completion of required forms for law enforcement and Risk
Assists with comprehensive public and voluntary recreation
programs and camps at a recreation facility by performing the
Assists with various recreation programs, including arts and
crafts, cultural arts, nature study, swimming, team building, and
Monitors participants at recreation programs, events, and
activities to ensure orderly conduct.
Receives, stores, and issues recreational or sports equipment
Keeps attendance at recreation programs and sporting events.
Operates audiovisual equipment.
Arranges chairs, tables, and equipment in designated rooms or
other areas for scheduled group activities.
Provides support for Cuscowilla special events or rentals
before, during, and after the event in the areas and for functions
relative to essential job duties and/or otherwise assigned.
Operates recreational equipment such as canoe, kayak, and/or
Performs the dutieslisted, as well as those assigned, with
professionalism and a sense of urgency.
NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the
various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this
class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not
exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a
logical assignment to the position.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of hazards and applicable safety requirements of
various athletic and recreational activities.
Knowledge in a variety of games and rules.
Skill in caring for and mentoring others.
Abilityto respond appropriately to situations.
Ability to serve as a role model, demonstrating dependability,
enthusiasm and creativity.
Ability to coordinate and lead recreational programs and
Ability to understand and followsimple oral and written
Ability to keep accurate records and prepare detailed
Ability to supervise and monitor children's activities.
Ability to think clearly in emergency situations when
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with campers, parents, other employees and the
Ability to recognize obvious safety hazards.
Ability to communicate verbally and/or in writing.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to walk, and use hands to finger, handle or
feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and
arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; talk or hear;
climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds, and
occasionally lifts and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance
vision color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and
ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described
here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
The noise level in the work environment usually ranges from
moderate to loud.
This is a seasonal position. The hours may vary and include
weekdays, weeknights, weekends, holidays and/or overnight stay in a