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Job Opening - Recreation Specialist
Orange Community Education and Recreation is currently seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic, highly qualified individual to serve as a Recreation Specialist. This multifaceted position is a key part of the department and assists in supervising and delivering youth programs and services.  The Recreation Specialist is primarily responsible for contributing to the oversight of recreational programs, supervision of participants, and implementation of comprehensive services and programs that meet the needs and interests of each participant and our constituents. These programs and services provide recreational opportunities for entertainment, exercise, relaxation, and expression in large and small group environments, primarily for youth.

Qualified candidates should have excellent organizational and customer relation skills, comprehend oral and/or written instructions, detail oriented, and flexible, the ability to handle and prioritize diverse and changing duties with solid commitment to serving others and the competency to work and collaborate with a dedicated team of community education and recreation professionals in public school setting. Extensive experience working with school age children and ability to deal firmly, tactfully, and courteously with youth participants in an educational/recreational setting is necessary. Current CPR certificate and concussion in sport certificate, will be required. Candidates must also meet other general qualifications of Orange Community Education & Recreation and the Orange City School District. Along with strong and effective leadership skills, candidates are expected to bring a passion for recreation programming and working with youth, in a community sports environment. 

The selected candidate will work approximately 30 hours per week, Monday - Friday, with occasional weekend hours. Starting pay is $12 per hour.
The complete job description and application information is available here.  Qualified candidates should email a completed application, cover letter and resume detailing experience to:  Application deadline is August 5, 2020. Questions? Call us at (216) 831-8601, Monday - Friday, 8 am - 12 pm.