Recreation Coordinator Assistant I - Summer Camp Counselor
City of Grapevine
 Grapevine, TX

Job Summary

Serves as support to The REC, Active Adults, athletics, aquatics, outdoor recreation classes/camps, Hospitality Services, Lake Parks or special events.

Examples of Duties

  • Attends to the daily operation of facilities and assists with various recreation programs, leagues, hospitality/concessions and special events.
  • Assists with program registrations, including periods of intensive computer processing with custom registration system.
  • Assists with program and event set up, tear down and implementation including working both inside and outside in various locations and conditions.
  • Provides excellent customer service by responding to customers' questions and needs.
  • Performs general maintenance, concession duties, housekeeping duties in Parks and Recreation Department and/or Grapevine/Colleyville Independent School District facilities.
  • Ensures the safety of all spectators and participants in programs and facilities.
  • Completes various reports and submits them to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Performs related duties as directed when such duties are a logical and appropriate assignment to the position.
  • Regular and timely attendance are required for this position.
  • Interacts professionally and respectfully with the public, coworkers and others in the course of daily work.

When assigned to Indoor Summer Camp Counselor:

  • Responsible for assisting the RCA II Camp Counselor and camp participants, ages 7-12 years, in recreation activities at The REC and assist in monthly field trips.
  • Responsible for preparing snacks and administering first aid.
  • Responsible for monitoring and documenting the behavior of camp participants.
  • Provides customer service at the front desk of The REC and/or attend to the daily operations of the facility, program registrations, assist members, and monitor the facility as needed.

Required Skills


  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to count money and make change correctly.
  • Ability to use a calculator and do basic math functions.
  • Must have good oral communication skills and able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills.


Minimum age 16.

Must have physical ability to accomplish job tasks and able to work outdoors as required.

Incumbents must pass a Federal/National criminal background check.

When assigned to Indoor Summer Camp Counselor:

  • Must be able to set-up and take down tables/chairs/equipment for various activities.
  • Occasional nights and weekends may be required.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and the job requirements change.