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Recreation Coordinator Assistant II - Indoor Summer Camp Counselor

Company: City of Grapevine
Location: Grapevine
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

Serves as support to The REC, Active Adults, athletics, aquatics, outdoor recreation classes/camps, Hospitality Services, Lake Parks and/or special events.

Essential Functions

  • Attends to the daily operation of facilities and programs including opening and closing duties and directs RCA I when necessary; assists with various recreation programs, hospitality/concessions, leagues and special events.
  • Assists with program registrations, including periods of intensive computer processing with custom registration system.
  • Assists with program and event set up, tear down and implementation including working both inside and outside in various locations and conditions.
  • Provides excellent customer service by responding to customers' questions and needs.
  • Performs and oversees the general maintenance and housekeeping duties in Parks and Recreation Department facilities and/or Grapevine/Colleyville Independent School District facilities.
  • Ensures the safety of all spectators and participants in programs and facilities; ensures that safety protocols are being adhered to.
  • Completes various reports and submits them to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Performs related duties as directed when such duties are a logical and appropriate assignment to the position.
  • Regular and timely attendance are required for this position.
  • Interacts professionally and respectfully with the public, coworkers and others in the course of daily work.

When assigned to Indoor Summer Camp Counselor:

  • Responsible for the daily operations of The REC's summer camp which will include coordinating and implementing recreational activities for youth ages 7-12 years along with a monthly field trip.
  • Directs and assists all RCA I Camp Counselors.
  • Provides customer service at the front desk of The REC and/or attend to the daily operations of the facility, program registrations, assist members, and monitor the facility as needed.
  • Responsible for preparing snacks and administering first aid.

Required Skills


  • Ability to use a calculator and do basic math functions.
  • Ability to perform cash handling duties and demonstrate an understanding of proper cash handling procedures.
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills and be able to deal effectively with the public.
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills.


High school diploma, GED and 18 years of age or 2 years full-time equivalent experience as a RCA I or Instructor required.

Must have physical ability to accomplish job tasks and work outdoors as required.

Must pass a Federal/National criminal background check and have a valid Texas driver's license with an acceptable driving record as defined by City policy.

When assigned to Indoor Summer Camp Counselor:

  • Must be able to set-up and take down tables/chairs/equipment for various activities.
  • Occasional nights and weekends may be required.
  • Musthave 3-6 months of experience working with children.
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with parents and youth.
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills, creativity, proficient computer skills, and leadership qualities.
  • Must have physical ability to accomplish job task, lift up to 50 lbs. and able to work outdoors as required.
  • Prefer at least 2 years of completed college work with an emphasis in Recreation and Leisure Services.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the job requirements change.

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