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Recreation Assistant

According to the Department of Education and the Federal Work-Study Program, there must be a written job description on file for each work-study position. Please be clear and specific when writing your job description(s), as they must accurately reflect the tasks and nature of the work your student employee(s) will complete.

Position Classification Title: Recreation Assistant

Work in a variety of recreation/athletic settings both indoor and outdoor facilities. Duties may include planning, teaching, and supervising recreational or social games, activities, camps, workshops, fieldtrips, officiate and/or keep score for various sports league games, equipment check-out/check-in, operation of laundry facilities - including sorting, loading and unloading machines, prepare athletic fields, assist with registrations, maintain attendance records and other required paper work. Assume responsibility for safety of patrons and enforce rules and regulations. Understand recreation and parks playground philosophy. May be required to supervise sports officials, attend rules clinics, provide first aid, and posses certain certifications. Performs related tasks as assigned.

Student Learning Outcomes

As a result of development opportunities, training and work experience, student employees will be able to:

  • Enforce rules and regulations of recreational facilities to maintain discipline and ensure safety.
  • Explain principles, techniques, and safety procedures to participants in recreational activities, and demonstrate use of materials and equipment
  • Confer with management to discuss and resolve participant complaints
Position Classification # FWS Pay Rate Classification Summary
RCA 1 $8.00//hour No experience
RCA 2 $9.00/hour Some experience
RCA 3 $10.00/hour Vast experience and/or specialized skills/training