Human Resources Department
212 SW 9th St
Lawton, OK  73501


Job Title:

RECREATION AIDE   One (1) position available
Announcement #:2411
Location: Parks & Recreation Department / Recreation and Leisure Services
Beginning Salary:      $767.20 bi-weekly
Closing Date: 5 pm November 15, 2013
Status: Full-time     

Position Purpose

Provides skilled assistance in recreation work in directing a wide variety of activities at an assigned recreation center, other city facility or special event site

Job Duties/Knowledge

Assists in administering a general program of recreation at an assigned community center, recreation facility or program area.  Stimulates interest and directs a variety of competitive and non-competitive recreation activities. Opens/closes/maintains the cleanliness of center; prepares center for scheduled activities. Monitors spectators, participants, activities and conditions in and around facilities to ensure orderly conduct. Receives, stores and issues equipment, materials and supplies and is responsible for this inventory with proper paperwork of city property. Assists in transporting participants to and from activities and monitors participant activities during recreational trips or tours. Plans, schedules and coordinates requests for use of the facility. Recommends necessary repairs and improvements. Attends training classes, seminars, conferences and programs to enhance ability to provide quality programs to the citizens of the City of Lawton. Prepares for publication a variety of brochures, calendars and other forms of printed material regarding recreational activities. Knowledge of basic English grammar. Ability to effectively communicate with the public. Ability to write legibly. Ability to work independently. Must have initiative and be able to work with minimum supervision.

Requirement-Education & Experience

Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a GED. Must have had three years of experience in recreational work with individuals and groups at various age levels. Possession of a valid driver’s license.    





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Or apply at:  Human Resources Department, 212 SW 9th, Lawton OK   73501  Phone: (580) 581-3392  Fax:  (580) 581-3530

The City of Lawton affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability status.

This position requires successful completion of a City of Lawton drug screen and/or physical as a condition of employment.