Recreation Assistant (Carson Colony )

Gardnerville, United States

Position Title

Recreation Assistant (Dresslerville)

Job Type





NE4 (9.21 - 12.89)


Administration: Dresslerville Council


Position Summary

Under direct supervision the Recreation Assistant is responsible for performing general duties in the supervision of assigned youth and/or adult recreation activities. Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED and one year related experience; or combination of education and experience. Must possess and maintain a valid California or Nevada driver’s license or capable of obtaining one within thirty-days (30) of employment.

  • Must be able to be insurable by the Tribe’s Driving Policy. Must be certified in First Aid and CPR within 90 days of employment.

  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background investigation.

  • Preference will be given to Qualified Native American Indians.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Drives youths and/or adults in Community assigned vehicles to scheduled field trips.

  • Assists in the maintenance of the community center, performs general assigned outside duties, watering trees, maintaining area in a clean and proper condition, etc.

  • Responsible for carrying out assigned administrative office duties, clerical duties, and receptionist duties for the Community Council, its programs and activities.

  • Oversees activities and be responsible for chaperoning participating youth for local events and field trips.

  • Establishes and maintains record of community inventory, and all administrative files, reports and records.

  • Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with Tribal Officials, Community Residents, Community Officers and the general public.

  • Organizes, coordinates and evaluates a wide variety of youth activities, community events and programs.

  • Greets visitors and callers directing them to the appropriate department(s) and/or individuals.

  • Answers the telephone system provided and directs calls to appropriate individuals, responds to general questions and requests for information from the public and Tribal members.

  • Takes messages for employees and/or elected officials.

  • Processes mail received and delivers it to designated individuals and causes to deliver outgoing mail to proper authority.

  • Performs typing, copying, and duplication functions for Community Council and administrative office personnel.

  • Prepares Community Council agendas and distributes it, prepares accurate typewritten minutes of Community Council meetings and maintains neat records of each file.

  • Implements community vehicle use policy and community building use policy by receiving requests for vehicle(s) and/or building(s) use, schedules approved vehicle(s) and

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  • Position Classification & Description

  • Recreation Assistant

  • building(s) usage and maintains accurate schedule calendars for each use, and performs other related duties as required.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills, and Certifications
  • Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, and equipment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English language both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels.

  • Ability to represent the organization in a professional manner, building respect and confidence.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in verbal or written format.

  • Skill in operating business computers and office machines, including in a Windows environment, specifically Word, Excel, Access, and presentation software (such as PowerPoint).

Physical Demands
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee occasionally is required to operate a motor vehicle; stand; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment
  • Work is performed both indoors and outdoors, and exposure to inclement weather conditions, relative to seasonal recreation activities and work assignments. Evening, weekend, and/or holiday work may be required and travel within and outside of the local area for field trips, conferences, and trainings.