Part-Time Employment
Please download part of the Part-Time Employment Application. Additional pages will need to be completed in person at the Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation Department. All candidates will be required to interview.

Update Employment Application
Current employees can download the   pdf 2018 Summer Update Form (167 KB) .

Position Requirements
Following is a general list of positions available in the Youth, Parks & Recreation Department.  Included is a brief summation for that position plus the level of certification required for the slot.

Please be aware that the job descriptions that follow are not complete, nor are they intended to be complete.  Each job description also includes other assigned duties and each employee will comply with all reasonable requests of their supervisors.  Facility orientations will address day to day specifics and you should see your immediate supervisor with any questions you may have.

In general, we expect each employee to not only complete their specific duties but also be prepared to deal with patrons in a polite, positive manner; answer phones promptly and professionally; provide information and direction in a friendly, courteous manner; be fully accountable for their work performance and treat customer service as a priority.  Please remember we are a service organization, our reason for existing is to provide service to the public so we expect you to go to the greatest lengths possible to assist patrons within the guidelines of department policies explained in your orientation.

Certifications:
C – CPR
D – Defibrillator
F – First Aid
L – Lifeguarding
P – Pool Operator on Location

Aerobics Instructor – Facilitator of fitness classes.  These classes may be aquatic or land based. Previous instructing experience or an acceptable certification is required. (C,F)                                

Fitness Trainer - Background in exercise science or closely related fields is desired in order to evaluate and orientate members to the proper use of all Fitness Equipment.  Other duties involve supervision of Fitness Room, maintaining cleanliness of machines and fitness area, and providing a safe environment for all AFC patrons. In order to personal train clients, junior year enrollment or higher in exercise science or closely related field and/or a personal training certification is required. (C,F)

Front Desk Staff - Complete Customer service for all patrons at the Aquatic and Fitness Center.  Responsible for selling and maintaining all memberships, class fees, pro shop items, pool/classroom rentals, gift certificates and managing all incoming phone calls.  Must accurately account for monies received and provide a balanced cash out under the direction of AFC Director. Computer knowledge required.

Lifeguard - Primary responsibility is to ensure the safety of facility patrons by Preventing and responding to emergencies.  Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, enforcing aquatic facility policies, rules and regulations; inspecting the facility daily; completing records and reports; participating in in-service trainings; maintain an acceptable level of fitness through regular exercise; and completing any other duties as assigned.  (C,F,L)

Pool Supervisor – Responsible for lifeguard staff at pool, final cash outs and verification of cash outs, total operations of AFC when full time staff is not present and public relations with users.  (C,D,F,L,P)

Rec. Attendant (Cashier & Slide Attendant) - Primary responsibility is to sell tickets and daily passes, accurately accounting for all monies received and balance those with all tickets and passes sold.  Enforcing slide rules and assiting lifeagurd staff with pool rules.  Additional responsibility may include general office and phone duties as well as cleaning and maintenance. Computer knowledge required. (C) (Outdoor Pools Only)

Weekend Baseball – Responsible for confirming with baseball crews that all diamonds are playable and making sure they are all ready for play.  Notifies public, coaches and umpires via automated answering system, posting on website, and phone on status of games.  Prepares diamonds for T-Ball and Machine Pitch, updates automated answering system and website daily.  Computer knowledge required. (F)

Basketball Instructor –  Runs practice sessions for Instructional League.  Teaches basic skill of basketball to participants as directed in TTYPR basketball manual. (F)

Score Keeper –  Keeps the official hand written score for league games that get turned into the Youth, Parks & Recreation Office for standings. Maintains crowd control during games. (F)

Time Keeper –  Runs time clock during league games, assist referees with questions regarding score and times. Maintains crowd control during games.(F)

Assistant Manager – Responsible for selling tokens, booking of rentals, handling cash generated, completion of forms, opening and closing facility and enforcing batting cage rules and regulations.  Also responsible for routine maintenance such as picking up trash, netting repairs, un-jamming machines, routine machine maintenance and clearing baseballs and softballs. Provides first aid/CPR if needed, and acts as a liaison between Department and public.  Computer knowledge required. (C, F)

Attendant – Responsible for selling tokens, handling cash generated and enforcing batting cage rules and regulations.  Also responsible for routine maintenance such as picking up trash, netting repairs, un-jamming machines and clearing baseballs and softballs.

Attendant – Responsible for selling daily and season passes, handling and managing all cash generated and enforcing Boat Harbor rules and regulations.  Also responsible for routine maintenance such as picking up trash and clearing seaweed.

Golf Course Cashier - Perform daily green fee sales operations.  Simple computer knowledge is required for this job. Computer knowledge required. Concession staff duties as needed.  (F)

Concession Staff Member – Responsible for all financial transactions, along with stocking, organizing and noting items needed, along with cleaning equipment. Computer knowledge required. Golf cashier duties as required. (F)

Driving Range Picker - Maintain the field on the range throughout the normal daily operations by retrieving and washing golf balls.

Golf Course Ranger - Rangers will be responsible for keeping track of groups playing on the course, repairing ball marks on greens and raking sand traps daily.

Golf Course Starter - Perform daily tasks of getting the golfing public onto the golf course by pre booked tee times and/or through a bag line system.

Assistant Manager – Monitors skating sessions and hockey games/practices, controls cash of concession operation, in charge of Arena when full-time staff is not present, provides first aid/CPR if needed, and acts as a liaison between Department and public. Computer knowledge required. (C, D, F)

Concession Staff Member – Responsible for all financial transactions, along with stocking, organizing and noting items needed, along with cleaning equipment. Computer knowledge required. (F)

Skate Guard - Responsible for enforcing all rules and regulations especially during recreation skate.  Cleaning and maintaining pad, casino and offices, be familiar with cash register and daily pass sales.    Also, assisting during ice resurfacing, score keeping, general knowledge of facility, events and public relations.  (F)

Supervisor – Keep communication between other playground supervisors, maintenance personnel and direct supervisors.  Responsible for opening the facility and preparing it for the day, ensuring all equipment is safe to use, providing age appropriate activities and games for all participants, maintain friendly environment, provide special events and activities and unique at least once per week.  (C,F)

Branch Leader – Plan, coordinate, carryout activities for satellite senior centers in Ken-Ton Area.  (C,D, F)

Class Instructor – Teach and assist senior citizens in a specific class they have registered for. (C, D, F)

Erie County Nutrition Coordinator – Prepare lunch for pre-registered senior citizens by heating food brought from the Marriott Corp to exact temperature.  Count money taken in and order meals. 

Office Worker – Assist in day-to-day operations in the Office, i.e. signups, updating members and signing up new members. (C, D, F)

Van Dispatcher – Receive calls from seniors for appointments, writes van schedule, and coordinate rides to and from destinations. (C, D, F)

Van Drivers – Safely drive senior citizens to and from Doctor appointments, shopping and various other destinations.  (F)

Assistant Manager - Supervision of the youth center when full time personal is not scheduled to work.  They are in charge of the day’s activities and events.  (C,F) 

Room Attendant – General supervision of youth center rooms and activities.  Help plan and coordinate special events during the year.  (C,F)

Assistant Manager - Monitors soccer games/practices, controls cash of concession operation, in charge of Arena when full-time staff is not present, provides first aid/CPR if needed, liaison between Department and public.  (C,F)

135 Wilber Avenue, Kenmore, NY 14217 (in Mang Park)

Kenmore Youth Center Summer Camp Director
Hours: 8:30am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday, June 25-August 24 in addition to trainings and meetings
Reports to: Recreation Coordinator, and also Senior Recreation Supervisor and Director of Youth, Parks & Recreation Department

General Responsibilities:
Assist with staff training, orientation, and scheduling (interviews and hires done by Youth, Parks and Recreation Department Senior Recreation Supervisor)
Coordinate and plan activities, daily schedules
Assign staff and campers to groups each week
Communicate with parents, staff, and campers on a daily basis
Conduct weekly staff meetings, review weekly counselor reports
Review medical logs and any accident and incident reports daily
Field trip organization, supervision
Inventory supplies, recommend purchases
Respond to emergencies, behavioral problems, and handle any other issues that may arise
Complete necessary paperwork for Office of Child and Family Services, Health Department, Town of Tonawanda
Monitor health and safety of campers and staff
Manage overall program content and structure

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Recreation, or related field
At least 21 years old
5 years’ experience in a day camp or related field
At least 24 weeks of previous supervisory experience in camping or equivalent experience acceptable to the State Commissioner of Health
Notice from Dept. of Social Services Register of Abuse and Maltreatment that the Director has not been subject of an investigation
Submission of form entitled Prospective Children’s Camp Director Certified Statement Relative to the Conviction of a Crime or the Existence of a Pending Criminal Action
First Aid and CPR certifications (offered through Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation at no cost to employee)


Kenmore Youth Center Summer Camp Assistant Director – AM
Hours: 7am-1pm, Monday-Friday, June 25-August 24 in addition to trainings and meetings
Reports to: Camp Director, Recreation Coordinator, and also Senior Recreation Supervisor and Director of Youth, Parks & Recreation Department


General Responsibilities:
Manage morning routines as scheduled
Open building each morning
Assess levels of groups and plan a schedule of well-rounded educational and leisure activities with Camp Director
Supervise lunch, clean up, and field trips
Act as substitute counselor or camp director in event of staff absence
Submit weekly reports, activity plans, and evaluations to Camp Director
Communicate with parents, staff, and campers on a daily basis

Qualifications:
College credits in Education, Recreation, or related field
Experience working with children
Experience in camp type settings
Complete trainings and orientations as scheduled
First Aid and CPR certifications (offered through Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation at no cost to employee)


Kenmore Youth Center Summer Camp Assistant Director – PM
Hours: 12:30-6:15pm, Monday-Friday, June 25-August 24 in addition to trainings and meetings
Reports to: Camp Director, Recreation Coordinator, and also Senior Recreation Supervisor and Director of Youth, Parks & Recreation Department

General Responsibilities:
Manage afternoon and dismissal routines as scheduled
Secure building at end of day
Assess levels of groups and plan a schedule of well-rounded educational and leisure activities with Camp Director
Supervise lunch, clean up, field trips, and pool visits
Act as substitute counselor or camp director in event of staff absence
Submit weekly reports, activity plans, and evaluations to Camp Director
Communicate with parents, staff, and campers on a daily basis
Attend afternoon swim session and be in water with campers or supervise non-swimmers in appropriate activities, at discretion of Camp Director

Qualifications:
College credits in Education, Recreation, or related field
Experience working with children
Experience in camp type settings
Complete trainings and orientations as scheduled
First Aid and CPR certifications (offered through Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation at no cost to employee)


Kenmore Youth Center Summer Camp Counselor
Hours: 8:30am-1:30pm or 1:00-6:00pm, Monday-Friday, June 25-August 24 in addition to trainings and meetings
Reports to: Camp Director, Camp Assistant Directors, Recreation Coordinator, and also Senior Recreation Supervisor and Director of Youth, Parks & Recreation Department

General Duties:
Supervise one of the camp groups as assigned
Implement the planned activities designed by the Camp Director and Assistant Camp Directors
Read forms on campers noting medical needs, allergies, etc.
Conduct small motor and large motor activities
Organize and supervise all activities with assigned group
Attend afternoon swim session and be in water with campers
Maintain daily and weekly report cards on campers
Complete accident and incident reports as needed
Keep group on track for daily and weekly schedule of activities
Monitor behavior by the use of a behavior modification system
Report any problems or concerns to supervisors
Administer general First Aid
Notify supervisor in the event of an absence, get shift covered

Qualifications:
College student or graduate, preference given to those with credits in Education, Recreation, or related field
Experience working with children a plus
Desire to work with children
Complete trainings and orientations as scheduled
First Aid and CPR certifications (offered through Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation at no cost to employee)


Kenmore Youth Center Summer Camp Activity Leader
Hours: 8am-12pm or 12:30-6pm, Monday-Friday, June 25-August 24 in addition to trainings and meetings
Reports to: Camp Director, Camp Assistant Directors, Recreation Coordinator, and also Senior Recreation Supervisor and Director of Youth, Parks & Recreation Department

General Duties:
Plan daily activities and weekly special events/tournaments for camp groups in assigned area (sports/group games, arts and crafts, enrichment, etc.)
Implement the planned activities and themes designed by the Camp Director and Assistant Camp Directors
Read forms on campers noting medical needs, allergies, etc.
Conduct small motor and large motor activities
Complete accident and incident reports as needed
Keep groups on track for daily and weekly schedule of activities
Monitor behavior by the use of a behavior modification system
Report any problems or concerns to supervisors
Administer general First Aid
Notify supervisor in the event of an absence, get shift covered

Qualifications:
College student or graduate, preference given to those with credits in Education, Recreation, or related field
Experience working with children a plus
Desire to work with children
Complete trainings and orientations as scheduled
First Aid and CPR certifications (offered through Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation at no cost to employee)


Kenmore Youth Center Summer Camp Desk Monitor
Hours: 7:30am-1pm or 12:30-6pm, Monday-Friday, June 25-August 24 in addition to trainings and meetings
Reports to: Camp Director, Camp Assistant Directors, Recreation Coordinator, and also Senior Recreation Supervisor and Director of Youth, Parks & Recreation Department

General Duties:
Manage the sign-in and sign-out process
Answer the phone, provide information and answers as needed
Help direct people entering the building
Be knowledgeable about camp policies, activities, and other programs taking place in the building/park and run by the Youth, Parks & Recreation department
Know where camp groups and staff are at all times to be able to locate them if needed
Check for completeness of registration paperwork
Provide important reminders to parents/guardians (what to bring, upcoming trips, etc.)
Complete various tasks/projects as assigned by supervisors
Have a positive demeanor with a focus on customer service
Complete accident and incident reports as needed
Report any problems or concerns to supervisors
Administer general First Aid
Notify supervisor in the event of an absence, get shift covered

Qualifications:
College student or graduate, preference given to those with credits in Education, Recreation, or related field
Experience working with children a plus
Desire to work with children
Complete trainings and orientations as scheduled
First Aid and CPR certifications (offered through Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation at no cost to employee)

Camp Nurse
Hours: 8am-4pm, Monday-Friday, June 25-August 24 in addition to trainings and meetings
Reports to: Camp Director, Camp Assistant Directors, Recreation Coordinator, and also Senior Recreation Supervisor and Director of Youth, Parks & Recreation Department

General Duties:
Maintain all medical records
Keep all medicines locked
Dispense medicines as noted on medical forms and keep accurate records of all medicine dispensed
Keep accurate records of all injuries and illnesses
Contact Health Department and parents when needed
Check first aid supply inventory regularly and replenish as needed
Instruct staff on First Aid related procedures (ie when to bring a child to nurse and when to administer themselves)
Review medical records with Camp Directors and Camp Counselors regarding allergies and other medical conditions staff should be aware of

Qualifications:
At least 21 years of age
LPN or RN
Current CPR certification
Experience in working with youth and/or individuals with special needs

135 Wilber Avenue, Kenmore, NY 14217 (in Mang Park)

Kenmore Youth Center Kids Club Supervisor
Hours: 3-6pm on school days, in addition to early release days, snow days, and school breaks, and any meetings and trainings scheduled by supervisor
Reports to: Recreation Coordinator, and also Senior Recreation Supervisor and Director of Youth, Parks & Recreation Department

General Responsibilities:
Assist with staff training, orientation, and scheduling (interviews and hires done by Youth, Parks and Recreation Department Senior Recreation Supervisor)
Coordinate and plan activities, daily schedules
Communicate with parents, staff, and children on a daily basis
Open and lock up building, secure equipment each day
Conduct monthly staff meetings and annual parent orientations
Review medical logs and any accident and incident reports daily
Field trip organization, supervision
Inventory supplies, recommend purchases
Respond to emergencies, behavioral problems, and handle any other issues that may arise
Complete and maintain necessary paperwork
Monitor health and safety of children and staff
Manage overall program content and structure

Qualifications:
College credits in Education, Recreation, or related field
2 years’ experience in a day camp or related field
First Aid and CPR certifications (offered through Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation at no cost to employee)

Kenmore Youth Center Attendant
Hours: 3:15-6pm on school days, in addition to early release days, snow days, and school breaks, and any meetings and trainings scheduled by supervisor
Reports to: Kenmore Youth Center Supervisor, Recreation Coordinator, and also Senior Recreation Supervisor and Director of Youth, Parks & Recreation Department

General Duties:
Supervise room or group as assigned
Interact with children, parents, and co-workers in a positive and respectful manner
Implement the planned activities designed by the KYC Supervisor
Monitor use of supplies, equipment, and furniture to ensure safety and security
Complete accident and incident reports as needed
Monitor behavior by the use of a behavior modification system
Report any problems or concerns to supervisors
Administer general First Aid
Notify supervisor in the event of an absence, get shift covered 

Qualifications:
College student or graduate, preference given to those with credits in Education, Recreation, or related field
Experience working with children a plus
Desire to work with children
Complete trainings and orientations as scheduled
First Aid and CPR certifications (offered through Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks & Recreation at no cost to employee)