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Variable Part-time Field Monitor

at City of Lakewood

Pay: $13.09 to $18.86/hour
$13.09 - $18.86
Posted: 8/28/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2449599
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: weekend

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Summary

City of Lakewood's Statement of Excellence
The City of Lakewood is dedicated to upholding City values to include: Performance Excellence, Leadership, Respect and Collaboration. Best fit candidates will demonstrate innovation, customer service, dedication, passion and engagement. All people, citizens and employees, will be treated with respect, relevance, and importance.

Community Resources is committed to providing high quality park, recreation, family and cultural services and facilities that inspire enjoyment, learning and wellness in the lives of those who live, work and play in Lakewood.  We value leadership, integrity, communication and connection, diversity and adaptability.

The primary responsibilities of the Field Monitor are to provide field preparation for Lakewood Recreation adult sports leagues and youth sports tournaments, as well as, to monitor daily field reservations from outside users.  This is a seasonal position during the outside sports season of roughly March through October. 

Major Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Major Tasks, Duties, and Responsibilities):

  • Responsible for daily athletic field and/or court maintenance including, but not limited to, lining, dragging, setting bases, raking, water removal, sweeping courts, setting up/taking down sports equipment indoors and outdoors, etc.
  • Monitor daily field reservations from outside users.
  • Assist with assessment and communication of field playability as requested.
  • Act as a liaison between outside users and City of Lakewood during weekend tournaments 
  • Follow through with rain-out policy as needed; cancel games on-site when necessary, update rain-out line when appropriate, and update immediate supervisor
  • Problem-solve, communicate, and mediate any issues that arise between participants, staff, officials, and the general public
  • Consult with supervisor on City, department, division, and program policies and procedures
  • Be available for pre-season staff and participant meetings and any additional program meetings
  • Report pertinent information, including un-permitted park activity, incidents, etc., to immediate supervisor at the conclusion of each night, or sooner if the situation demands immediate attention
  • Maintain cleanliness and order of the program area
  • Distribute and collect program evaluations
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Maintain records of daily activities
  • Work cooperatively with all individuals within the program, as well as other divisions and areas
  • Maintain on-going communication with immediate supervisor regarding program status
Supervision Received:
  • The Field Monitor receives direct supervision from the Recreation Coordinator-Sports.
Supervision Provided:
  • None

Essential Qualifications

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Experience working with a wide array of populations and/or conditions 
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Experience in recreation programs, athletics, park maintenance, or related areas such as recreation, physical education or coaching is preferred
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification, or the ability to obtain before the start of the season
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required
  • Criminal background check is required

KSA's and Physical/Mental Reqs

Other Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Prefer experience with computers, and other types of office equipment 
  • Knowledge of athletic field maintenance
  • Ability to work with a wide array of populations and/or conditions 
  • Ability to deal with emergency/crisis situations
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible as a Recreation Division team member
Body Positions
  • Must be able to bend, kneel, stoop and reach in a variety of settings and situations
Lifting and Carrying
  • Must be able to lift and carry equipment that may weigh up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to assist in moving items that weigh a maximum of 50 pounds with assistance
Pushing and Pulling
  • Must be able to push and pull equipment to set up for activities, this may include setting up and moving tables, chairs, and other supplies
  • Must be able to successfully communicate with staff and patrons via phone and in person
  • Must be able to obtain written information from memos, letters, reports and to enter data onto spreadsheets
  • Must be able to observe class participants, officials, and other employees
  • Must have a basic computation skills for calculating participation numbers, scores, etc.
Language Ability
  • Must be able to understand and interpret policies, procedures and regulations
  • Must be able to communicate professionally to supervisor, community members, and participants
  • Must make decisions on a day-to-day basis regarding program issues and interactions with staff, co-workers, and participants
  • Must be able to make sound judgments in emergency/crisis situations, and in a variety of situations
  • Must remember details of schedules and standard operating procedures
  • Must retain information for purposes of follow-up with participant/supervisor requests
  • Maintain an attitude of consistency with customer service situations and in imparting the philosophy of the division and the department
  • Work is primarily performed in outdoor park settings
  • Work occurs in various weather conditions and require a high level of physical exertion
  • Work involves frequent distractions, interruptions, and noisy settings
  • Works includes consistent interaction with participants, co-workers, and subordinate staff
  • Work requires an adaptive and flexible schedule
  • Telephone
  • Computer
  • Park/field maintenance equipment
  • Personal vehicle
  • Electronic scoreboards
  • Sports equipment