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Posted on: April 18, 2019

TOWN OF RED HOOK SEEKING SUMMER RECREATIONAL DIRECTOR

TOWN OF RED HOOK SEEKS
SUMMER RECREATION PLAYGROUND DIRECTOR

The Town of Red Hook is seeking to hire a Recreation Playground Director for this summer.  The program runs for five weeks from 9:00 – 12:00 at the Recreation Park running from 1 July to 2 August 2019.  No camp will be held on 4 July.

The Summer Recreation Playground has nine Program Assistants.  Each year there are also a number of high school volunteer assistants.

For further information please contact:

John Kuhn, Parks & Recreation
Red Hook Town Hall
7340 South Broadway
Red Hook, NY 12571

Office: 845-7584625
Cell:    845-399-3585
Email: jkuhn@redhook.org

Job Description - Recreation Summer Program Athletic Director


Duties and Responsibilities

The Recreation Program Athletic Director is under the supervision of the Recreation Commission and the Park Facilities and Programs Director.

Basic Function:

Design, promote, and direct a safe and enjoyable program of age and skill appropriate (ages 6-12) athletic activities, games, and educational projects.  Recruit/recommend staff and volunteers for Recreation Commission approval.  The athletic director should be highly organized, energetic, motivated and creative.

Responsibilities:

• Establish and supervise an effective and secure program.

• Establish a secure participant sign –in and sign-out procedure.

• Establish and enforce rules and safety standards at all times.

• Insure that staff and participants know emergency procedures.

• Assign, direct, and supervise program assistants and volunteers.

• Supervise program participants at all times.

• Insure that each program participant has completed a PERMISSION SLIP.

• Permission slips should be alphabetized so that emergency information is readily available!  Identify all participants with special medical conditions or medication needs.

• Insure proper treatment of all facilities and equipment.

• Compile a telephone and email list of all participants for use in emergency situations and for notification of changes or cancellations.

• Post emergency telephone numbers and develop an emergency plan.

• Notify the Recreation Programs Director and the parents/guardians of all injuries sustained by participants as soon a possible.  Complete an ACCIDENT/INCIDENT report form.

• Record participant attendance at each session.

• Maintain equipment and supply inventory. 

• Submit Purchase Orders in a timely manner.

• Notify the Recreation Programs Director of any problems as soon as possible.

• Advertise activities, schedules, special events with posters, newspapers, TV, internet postings, as appropriate.

• Provide the Town of Red Hook Business Manager with payroll information.

• File a written report at the conclusion of the program following Recreation Commission guidelines.

Salary:

Salary based upon the number of sessions, the length of each session, and the basic requirements of the job.

Skills:

Strong Oral, Written Communication and Reading Skills/Basic Computer Skills

Organization/Planning/Time Management/Supervisory Skills

Education/Training:

Bachelor’s Degree in recreation, physical education, or related field.  Relevant recreation experience or appropriate combination of education and experience.

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