Special Events Program Assistant


     
POSITION: Special Events Program Assistant
DEPARTMENT: Parks
DATE POSTED: November 30, 2018
DATE CLOSED:  
WAGES: $10.00 per hour
HOURS: Varies
 
DEFINITION: The Special Events Program Assistant is responsible for assisting with promotion, development, and implementation of events out in the Parks and at the Battell Community Center. This position is responsible for assisting in representing the Parks Department at Park functions. The ideal candidate possesses a strong work ethic, the ability to prioritize tasks and work on a variety of projects with competing deadlines and be adaptable to new situations, ideas, and challenges. Must be self-motivated and able to work independently without supervision. This position is a part-time position with flexible work hours; the work schedule depends on need – events, activities, promotions, etc.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
 
  1. Assists with the implementation of events
  2. Assists with set up and break down for events and programs
  3. Assists Special Events and Activities Director and the Battell Community Center Director as needed
  4. Uses knowledge in relevant field to suggest improvements to current special events
  5. Promote and advertise programs and events
  6. Make phone contacts to secure program volunteers
  7. Answer telephone, direct calls, relay information to callers, vendors, volunteers, etc.
  8. Assist with creating flyers and brochures, forms, schedules and news items
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
 
  1. A degree-seeking or earning student interested in learning on the job training relating to the field of tourism, events management, leisure studies, recreation, communication, psychology, sociology, environmental studies, or related field
  2. Proven experience to lead, manage programs, and volunteers.
  3. Strong oral and written communication skills required
  4. Valid driver’s license
  5. Alcohol and Tobacco Employee Permit.
  6. First Aid, CPR, AED Certification-Adult and Child
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
  1. Reach with hands and arms
  2. Use hands to operate tools or controls
  3. Sit, climb, balance, stoop, crouch
  4. Frequently lift or move 50 pounds
  5. Talk and hear
  6. Occasionally lift or move 100 pounds
  7. Lift and move objects without assistance

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Employment Application

 
Resumes/applications may be submitted via email, fax, regular mail, or in person to:
Mail: Human Resources
City of Mishawaka
600 East Third St
Mishawaka, Indiana 46544
Fax: (574) 254-0197
Email: humanresources@mishawaka.in.gov
 
The City of Mishawaka is an Equal Opportunity Employer