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Recreation Assistant PT - Transportation

Company: City of Atlanta
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

At the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. -Our police officers, firefighters and building inspectors keep our citizens safe. Our Public Works staff keeps our City clean and helps maintain, build and improve our City's infrastructure. -Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life. -Our engineers help keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating and our buildings maintained. -Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! - If you are seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.Posting Expires: Open Until FilledSalary: $32,000 - $35,360/annually - -General Description and Classification StandardsThis position is responsible for providing transportation services to youth, teens, and senior patrons who participate in programs offered by the Office of Recreation, Department of Parks & Recreation. This position is also required, on occasion, to transport internal customers who may include senior management, and City Council members; as well as visiting dignitaries, business executives, and state/federal officials. As the operator of a City vehicle, this position will make certain that patrons are transported - in a safe and orderly manner -- from pick-up locations to designated programs and/or events. These programs include, but are not limited to:

  • After-School Programming
  • Special Needs Programming
  • Teen Leadership Programming
  • Prime Time Senior Programming
  • Food Service Programming
  • Specialty Programs (i.e., swim, golf, pickle ball)
  • Camp Best Friends
  • Special EventsSupervision ReceivedWorks under the direct supervision of the Transportation Supervisor, while executing routes and completing related duties. Travel routes, assigned tasks, and specific instructions are closely monitored by the Transportation Supervisor, to make certain that departmental needs and requests are met. -Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesThese are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. This position may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
    • Work cooperatively with the Transportation Supervisor and team members to ensure that adequate coverage is provided for all programs. -
    • Work collectively with administration and staff at recreation centers.
    • Abide by and enforce all State of Georgia -- and City of Atlanta -- vehicle operation and safety guidelines. -
    • Support the Food Service program when requested, adhering strictly to all meal program rules, regulations, and guidelines. -
    • Provide support to recreation center staff, program coordinators, volunteers, and patrons on an as-needed basis.
    • Work alongside recreation center staff to implement rules and regulations that safeguard the health and well-being of patrons who participate in center-based activities. -
    • Maintain City vehicles so that they are clean, free of debris and clutter, and equipped adequately. Vehicles will be swept and mopped regularly; and wiped down and sanitized daily.
    • Assist team members to assemble cleanliness and order at the fleet yard.
    • Deliver provisions, supplies, and equipment to recreation centers and administrative offices as requested. -
    • Assist with equipment set-up and break-down for programs as needed.
    • Transport vehicles to automotive shops for preventive maintenance and repair and pick up when work is complete.
    • Conduct driving tests for recreation staff who are designated to operate City vehicles.
    • Transport patrons out-of-city and out-of-state for special events and recreation activities.Decision MakingSelect from multiple protocols, policies, and procedures to accomplish tasks.Knowledge, Skills & AbilitiesThis is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform this job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
      • Knowledgeable of the State of Georgia - and City of Atlanta - vehicle operation and safety guidelines. -
      • Ability to use independent judgment and discretion in handling emergency situations.
      • Ability to effectively interact with management, fellow employees, other groups, and members of the public - who are involved in the City of Atlanta's recreation activities.

Keywords: City of Atlanta, Atlanta , Recreation Assistant PT - Transportation, Professions , Atlanta, Georgia

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