Community Programs SpecialistPrint ( Programs SpecialistSalary$15.00 HourlyLocationBoise, IDJob TypeTemporary – 9 MonthDepartmentParks and Rec AdminJob Number06053Closing3/23/2023 12:00 PM Mountain+ Description+ Benefits+ QuestionsSummary StatementMake a bold career move this year: the City of Boise welcomes passionate and talented people who want to share our vision of creating a city for everyone, demonstrate drive toward fulfilling our mission in the community, and embody the values that are so important to our organization. The Parks & Recreation department is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Community Programs Specialist.+ Provides support to community programs, volunteers, and the public to promote and facilitate a variety of programs+ Develops and produces lesson plans, community education documents, and marketing and training documents+ Leads, schedules, and coordinates volunteers to guide community education excursions+ Trains and supervises volunteers to ensure the successful and safe completion of service opportunities+ Works independently under general supervision within established guidelines and procedures+ This is a temporary position intended to last for a period of 9 months and is designated as At-WillBe come part of the City and have an opportunity to make a difference. We ‘re honored to serve and positively affect the lives of our community. We like to have a little fun while we’re here, too. Imagine that.Essential FunctionsCoordinates with department staff to promote community education and volunteer programs through social and print media, including the development of web page announcements, flyers, brochures, newsletters, and annual reports. Assists staff in research, planning, and writing of training documents for volunteer programs. Updates documents, manuals, and web pages as needed. Represents the department at community events. (60%)Develops, coordinates, and implements community education programs that engage the public in the stewardship of Boise parks and facilities. Works with department staff and volunteers to develop, schedule, and guide park and facility tours and education educational excursions. (30%)Trains and supervises volunteers on a variety of service projects. Projects may include planting, weeding, and mulching flower beds and tree wells, pruning shrubs and plants, picking up litter, and disposing of debris. As well as general maintenance on buildings, furniture repairs and replacement, painting, carpentry repairs, moving furniture and setting up equipment for events throughout the parks. Identifies tools, materials, and equipment needed to safely complete tasks. (10%)Performs other duties as assigned. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.Total Percentage = 100%RequirementsRequired Knowledge, Experience, And Training+ 2 years of experience in general administrative and clerical support, and+ Graduation from high school or GED, or+ An equivalent combination of education and/or experienceLevel of Knowledge:+ Basic knowledge of general business office practices and procedures+ Proficiency in English grammar, punctuation, and spelling+ General customer service techniques+ Standard office equipment and computer software programsAbility to:+ Operate a computer with demonstrated proficiency using database, word processing, and spreadsheet software applications at an appropriate level for efficient job performance+ Express ideas clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing+ Demonstrate varied facility maintenance and cleaning tasks+ Train others in safely operating a wide variety of equipment and tools, utilizing related protective gear and safety equipment+ Identify and prioritize additional tasks+ Display an attitude of cooperation and work harmoniously with all levels of City employees, the general public, and other organizations+ Communicate effectively in the English language at a level necessary for efficient job performance+ Complete assignments in a timely fashion+ Understand and comply with all rules, policies, and regulations+ Maintain prompt and regular attendance+ Perform all essential and marginal functions as assigned by an authorized employee, supervisor, and/or manager with or without a reasonable accommodation+ Individuals must be capable of operating vehicles safely and have an acceptable driving recordPreferred Knowledge, Experience, And Training+ Basic knowledge or experience in event planning, graphic design, and/or facility maintenance practices.Licensing And Other Requirements+ Valid state-issued driver’s licenseSpecial RequirementsApplicants must be able to pass:+ City of Boise background check processes which includes a criminal history check and reference checks in accordance with the City of Boise Hiring Process Regulation+ Driving Record Check+ Drug-Free Workplace: In accordance with the City of Boise Drug-Free Workplace Regulation, this position is designated as safety-sensitive and is subject to testing requirements including Post Offer Applicant Testing, Random Testing, Reasonable Suspicion, Post – Accident, etc. Applicants will be required to submit to screening for illegal drug use prior to hire. Appointment to this position is contingent upon a negative pre-employment drug test+ This position has responsibilities that require the person to work with minors or individuals with disabilities.Working ConditionsThe physical effort characteristics and working environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Physical EffortsWhile performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently lifting/carrying up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifting/carrying up to 20 pounds. Also, the employee is frequently pushing/pulling up to 10 pounds and occasionally pushing/pulling up to 20 pounds. The noise level is occasionally moderate. Work includes the sensory ability to talk, hear and touch. Work in this position also includes close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Employees will sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, and grasp. Position requires hand/finger dexterity.Working EnvironmentThe work environment will include inside conditions and outdoor weather conditions. Employees will also drive a vehicle as part of this position. Includes work in park facilities on uneven surfaces such as lawns and landscaping.This position works weekends and evenings as scheduled.Top talent deserves top-notch benefits. The City is among the best in the Treasure Valley when it comes to the benefits and perks we offer our employees.Most positions are eligible for the general benefits listed here; firefighters, police officers, senior managers, command staff, and directors may be offered other benefit plans.Healthcare- ZERO premium medical coverage for you and your family:+ Low-cost dental and vision options.+ Post-employment health savings account.Retirement and Investment Plans:+ PERSI retirement benefits+ 401(k) or 457b pre-tax investment options with employer match.+ 457b Roth after-tax investment options with no matchWellBeing Program:+ Up to $500 cash per year for participants.+ Alternative transportation incentives.Paid Leave – City employees receive generous paid leave:+ 8 hours of vacation per month, and this increases the longer you stay with the City+ 11 paid holidays every year+ 8 hours of sick leave per month+ Six weeks Parental LeaveLife & Long Term Disability:+ Basic Life insurance at no cost to you+ Long Term Disability insurance at no cost to youOther optional benefits:+ Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts+ Supplemental Life Insurance+ Supplemental Disability Insurance+ Tuition reimbursement+ Free local bus pass+ Corporate discount programs+ AFLAC+ Employee Assistance Program for short-term counseling on work, family, finances, and personal issues.Please visit our website for further details
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