Lead Park Attendant
The Town of Farragut has a reputation for high standards, and this applies to our workforce as well as our vision for the community. We thrive on professionalism and integrity, and genuinely enjoy serving residents. The Town is seeking applicants for a full-time Lead Park Attendant in the Park and Recreation Department.
Regular work schedule requires night and weekend availability.
The rate of pay is $16.47 per hour and is eligible for overtime.
General Definition of Work: Performs manual work facilitating activities of parks and athletics, maintaining park equipment and facilities, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the minimal supervision of the Park Manager and coordinated by the Park Program Coordinator. Limited oversight is exercised over Park Attendants.
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Oversees parks and recreational facilities working independently without direct oversight.
- Maintains parks, greenways, and other park facilities as directed (includes removing waste, restroom cleaning, light maintenance, program and event setups, etc.) and prepares athletic fields.
- Serves as onsite coordinator for athletic leagues and field use groups.
- Distributes program marketing materials.
- Responds to citizen requests, questions and complaints.
- Assists with splash pad on evenings and weekends.
- Serves as fill-in athletic official.
- Serves as primary support to Park Facility Operator.
- Serves as primary trainer for all new Park Attendant (s)
- Updates evening and weekend communications.
- Completes routine forms and reports.
- Assists with budgeting preparation and financial reporting.
- Tracks performance measures as needed.
- Assists with special events and programs as assigned.
- Performs other duties and coordinates other projects as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some knowledge of the principles, practices, equipment, tools and materials used in park maintenance and public recreation; some knowledge of the applicable legislation, policies and procedures dealing with athletic and parks operation; some knowledge of athletic rules and leagues; some knowledge of human behavior of individuals in groups participating in recreational activities; some knowledge of hazards and necessary safety precautions involved in construction work; some knowledge of the equipment and techniques necessary to successfully conduct athletic and parks programs; some knowledge of first aid methods and necessary safety precautions to be used in recreation work; some skill operating standard office equipment and hardware and software; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with citizens, customers, elected officials, vendors, town staff, and the general public.
Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Physical Requirements: This work requires the regular exertion of up to 50 pounds of force and frequent exertion of up to 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires sitting, climbing or balancing and repetitive motions; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work regularly requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, frequently requires exposure to wet, humid conditions (non-weather) and working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally requires exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, exposure to vibration and exposure to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).
Special Requirements: Ability to work nights and weekends as assigned, CPR/First Aid/AED certification within one year, Valid driver's license in the State of Tennessee.