City of Johnson City
  • 14-Jul-2017 to 27-Jul-2017 (EST)
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Johnson CIty 37601, TN, USA
  • 11.73
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


The City of Johnson City, Tennessee is currently accepting applications for a Recreation Worker with Parks and Recreation. The Recreation Worker, employed at Memorial Park Community Center, plans and schedules programs/events and performs beginning level and specialized work in the instruction and supervision of recreation activities either as a program supervisor, instructor or coach in a specialized field; does related work as required. The work in this class involves assisting in organizing recreation activities and performing in a supervisory role of limited responsibility in a recreation center, or in supervising and instructing children or adults in games, sports, arts and crafts and other organized recreation activities. Employees in this class normally work under close supervision, but their work is subject to frequent inspection and review by superiors through observation, staff meetings and program evaluation reviews. Knowledge is required of program scheduling and public relations; use of materials and equipment needed by a variety or recreation activities; rules and procedures of the sport or activity to which assigned; common juvenile and adult group games and sports; the philosophy and objectives of public recreation programming and activities in a structured setting. The Recreation Worker must have ability to adhere to program standards and objectives outlined by supervisor, and to lead and instruct groups in games, sports and other recreation activities; ability to resolve disputes in an impartial manner; ability to interact tactfully with the public, as well as create an interest in and appreciation for various opportunities and outlets for recreation programming.

Completion of high school, preferably supplemented by courses in program and activity planning, recreation or other social events, and some experience in team or group activities; or any equivalent combination of experience and training of a minimum of four [4] years to meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities for the position. Post offer physical and drug screening required.


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