Town of Steilacoom

1030 ROE ST
Steilacoom , WA
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Recreation Aide (3 Positions)

Town of Steilacoom
Steilacoom, WA Full time
Posted on August 18, 2017

Recreation Aide (3 Positions)

September – Mid-June 
(Additional hours may be available with the summer camp program Mid-June through August)

Position 1: Before School Program (Mon-Fri 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.)  
(Additional hours may be available during school holidays/breaks.)

Position 2:  Wednesdays 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Substitute
The incumbent will provide coverage for shifts in the absence of regularly scheduled staff.  Shifts generally covered are in the AM/PM program located at Cherrydale Primary School.  The AM program runs from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM.  The PM program runs from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.  In addition, hours may be available on school district half days, holidays/holiday breaks. 

Wage: $12.57 Hr. (2017)  
Closing Date: Open Until Filled  
Posted July 21, 2017 
First Review:  August 11, 2017 (faxes & e-mails not accepted) 

Position Description:  Supervise, monitor, evaluate, and assess youth program participants.  Direct and participate in program activities to include:  arts and crafts, sports, games, drama, and music.

Minimum Qualifications:
1.  High school graduation/GED equivalent.
2.  One year experience working with elementary age children in a structured program.
3.  CPR and Basic First Aid Certification (able to obtain within an agreed/specified period).
4.  Washington State Driver’s License / Good driving record.
5.  Washington State Food Workers’ Card (able to obtain within an agreed/specified period).
6.  Availability to work the hours of the position.  

Prefer:  Experience working with children in a preschool, before/after school program or summer camp program.

Physical Requirements:  Driving, walking, running, standing, sitting, squatting, kneeling, ability to lift/move up to 30 pounds, set up tables/chairs, and interact with children in physical exercise, sports, and games. The incumbent must be able to traverse uneven terrain as activities may be conducted in an outdoor environment.
Application Procedure:  Applications may be obtained on the Town’s website at or at the Steilacoom Community Center at 2301 Worthington Street.  

Submit your resume and application to:  Human Resources, 2301 Worthington Street, Steilacoom, Washington 98388.  Those applicants whose qualifications most closely correspond to the Town’s needs may be selected to interview.  Successful candidates must pass a background check.