Updated: 10 months ago
Location: Gainesville, FLORIDA
Deadline: 31 Oct 2019

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Job Description:

Outdoor Recreation Associates at Lake Wauburg work at North and South Shore to provide excellent customer service, facilitate equipment rental, and operate the climbing wall.

Position duties may include:

  • Develop professional relationships with guest, participants, and co-workers
  • Assist users regularly with questions and equipment
  • Administer First Aid/CPR/AED in an emergency
  • Prevent injuries by eliminating hazardous situations and behaviors
  • Enforce rules, regulations, and policies
  • Complete administrative paperwork
  • Perform maintenance and cleaning
  • Inspect facilities and equipment for unsafe conditions, remedy the condition, and or notify supervisors
  • Participate in departmental and area training
  • Maintain current First Aid/CPR/AED certification
  • Assist supervisors and professional staff with additional duties as assigned
Advertised Salary:

$8.85 hourly

Minimum Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, you MUST:
-Be available for MANDATORY training on Sunday, January 5th.
-Have a valid First Aid/CPR/AED certification OR register to obtain the certification within the first week of employment.
-Have interest in outdoor recreation and campus involvement.

Scheduling Requirements:
-Availability to work regular shifts of at least 3 hours during Lake Wauburg open hours, including one week day and one weekend shift (Tuesday - Friday: 12pm - 5:30pm, Saturday - Sunday: 10am - 5:30pm).
-Ability to attend mandatory monthly staff meetings (3rd Tuesday of every month).

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current First Aid/CPR/AED or the ability to attain within the first month of employment
  • Previous experience with working or being outdoors, customer service, facility upkeep and maintenance, outdoor activities, waterfront swimming & boating, and climbing.
  • Availability to work weekdays, weekends, holidays, and when University of Florida classes are not in session
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Upload your cover letter and resume by Oct. 31st. 

Feel free to contact Jonah Juergensmeyer, Lake Wauburg Program Specialist, at jjuer@ufsa.ufl.edu with any questions you may have.

Health Assessment Required: No

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