Athletic Aide

Job Title: Athletic Aide

Salary range: $10/Hour

Hours: Part-Time

Job Description:

General Statement of Duties

Performs routine clerical and technical work keeping score sheets and/or time clock for youth and adult sports, including football, basketball, soccer, softball and baseball, kickball & dodgeball along with some general maintenance.  Work varies by season.

Distinguishing Features of the Class

An employee in this class performs a variety of clerical, technical, and manual labor tasks.  Work involves performing routine work such as assisting with locking and unlocking facilities for athletic practices and games, assisting with setting up the gyms and playing fields for athletic practices and games, and keeping score for youth and adult sports leagues and tournaments.  Work is performed under the supervision of the Athletic Supervisor and/or the Parks and Recreation Director and is evaluated through regular recreation programs, direct observation, citizen comments and quality of work produced.  This is a flexible, year-round work schedule and is predetermined monthly.  Hours will include weekday evenings, as well as Saturdays and/or Sundays.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Tasks

  •              Assists with Opening and closing assigned parks and facilities.
  •             Acts as the first point of contact for the general public while at Town parks and facilities if assigned as the site Supervisor.
  •              Assists in handling difficult situations involving players, coaches and spectators during assigned shift.
  •              Administers first aid supplies as needed.
  •              Communicates issues and problems to full-time Parks and Recreation staff and emergency personnel.
  •              Assists in setting up gyms and playing fields for games and practices.
  •              Assists with cleaning the facilities.
  •              Keeps score by a scorebook and/or running a scoreboard.
  •              Fills out daily score reports, results forms, playing time sheets, accident/incident report forms, and ensures the accuracy of reports filled out by other athletic aides.
  •              Enforces Town of Archer Lodge/Town of Archer Lodge Parks and Recreation policies.
  •              Provides routine information on departmental policies, procedures, and services.
  •              Assists with other Department programs and events.

Additional Job Duties

Performs related duties as required.

Recruitment and Selection Guidelines

Knowledges Skills and Abilities

  • Basic working knowledge of major sports such as baseball, football, softball, and some knowledge of other sports.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Town Employees, general public, program participants and officials.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of scorekeeping and timekeeping practices and procedures including the ability to keep score in the official format for sport assigned.
  • Ability to operate time device for designated sport.
  • Ability to assist in resolving conflicts and negotiating while handling disputes or conflicts.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to physically perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to perform medium work exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally; and/or up to 20 pounds amount of force frequently; and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, operate time devices, utilize measuring devices.

Desirable Education and Experience

Must be at least 16 years of age, at time of application.  Some experience in community or group recreation activities in athletics, as a scorekeeper or as a participant.  Prefer experience setting up gyms and fields for league play.  Prefer experience keeping score by scorebook and running a scoreboards for league play.

Special Requirements

Those under the age of 18 must acquire a valid work permit.

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