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Recreation Assistant (Full-time)

Omaha Home for Boys Omaha, NE

Job Description


The Recreation Assistant is responsible for overseeing recreational activities of youth residents, neighborhood program groups, and other outside groups in a respectable and efficient manner in support of the Home’s Mission Statement.

Essential Job Functions include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Oversees and interacts with youth in recreational and athletic activities at the Home and away.
  • Writes incident reports of youth behavior in recreational and athletic activities.
  • Oversees use of athletic and recreational equipment and facilities by youth at the Home.
  • Maintains clean recreational facilities and equipment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ job-related experience, preferably in a recreational department, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Current lifeguard certificate or the ability to become certified within six months of hire.  Will provide necessary training to obtain certifications.
  • Ability to participate in physical activities.
  • Ability to work with and effectively motivate youth in a positive manner.
  • Basic knowledge of first aid and safety.
  • Ability to effectively interact with sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences present in the organization’s service population, both individually and in groups. 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and current auto insurance, and the ability to pass an extensive background check.


Job Details

Date Posted October 30, 2017
Date Closes November 29, 2017
Address 4343 N. 52nd Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Eppley Recreation Facility
Department Recreation Center
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $12.50 - $13.00, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Hours 40 hours per week; Mon-Fri 1pm-9pm
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 2
SOC Category 39-9032.00 Recreation Workers
Zipcode 68104

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Casual Dress
  • Free Parking
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Subsidized Lunches
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Activity Consulting
  • Aquatics Facility Operations
  • Certified Pool Operator Instructor (CPOI)
  • Conditioning Coach
  • Fitness Facility Supervision / Management
  • Fitness Facility Worker
  • Fitness Training
  • Group Fitness Instruction
  • Health Fitness Specialist
  • Park and Recreation Worker
  • Pool / Spa Worker
  • Sports Complex Worker
  • Youth Fitness Training
  • Athletics and Co-Curricular Programs
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • And More ...