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City of Austin Parks and Recreation, Community Recreation Activity Specialist I, II, III, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10766

Sun, August 30, 2015

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The Activity Specialist is a temporary/seasonal staff position scheduled to work 20 per week in a Youth Development summer camp setting. Worksites at various City of Austin Recreation Centers. 
• Successful applicants must demonstrate strong leadership, exhibit creative thinking, perform good judgment, and have excellent communication skills. 
• Applicants must also possess reliability, trustworthiness, and be safety conscious. 
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 
1. Safely facilitate and actively supervise participants at all times while engaging in a variety of activities. 
2. Develop, modify and teach program activities to accommodate various ages, abilities and interests. 
3. Regular attendance is essential for this position. 
4. Attend all sessions of scheduled staff training. 
5. Serve as a role-model, exercising appropriate decision-making boundary setting. 
6. Utilize effective behavior management skills, including enforcing policies fairly, consistently, kindly and firmly. 
7. Communicate clearly and professionally with, participants, parents, co-workers and supervisor. 
8. Work cooperatively with co-counselors and other staff. 
9. Provide customer service. 
10. Complete reports and forms and assist with maintaining records in accordance with COA and PARD policies. 
11. Other duties as assigned.

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    University of Texas at Austin
    FAC 18
    2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200
    Austin, Texas 78712-1508
    512-471-7900