Parks & Recreation Intern

Posted on: March 13, 2024 • Category: Parks & Recreation, Government

Apply By: April 30, 2024
No. of Jobs: 1
Job Type: Internship
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $18.00
Education: N/A

To Apply
City of Roseville
2660 Civic Center Drive
Roseville, MN 55113
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REQUIRED SKILLS / EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION: • Must be at least 18 years old with a valid driver’s license • Previous experience working in recreation or a related field • Available to work morning, afternoon, and evening hours as well as weekends May-August

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Most work is performed in a normal office environment; however, there is exposure to a multitude of elements including stress, pressure, and inability to control work pace. The position requires attendance at evening and weekend meetings and events.

Travel within the City or region to work with the community or attend meetings is likely to occur intermittently which may require use of a personal vehicle. Limited lifting of 20 pounds or less is required less than 15% of the time.

Parks & Recreation Intern is responsible for varied technical, complex, and confidential functions, many of which have deadlines and require significant attention to detail. Approximately 70-90% of the time, work is performed at the highest level of detail under the pressure of deadlines. Activities that occur constantly (5–8 hours/shift): sitting, reading, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions Activities that occur frequently (2–5 hours/shift): walking,

Activities that occur occasionally (up to 2 hours/shift): feeling and eye/hand/foot coordination Activities that occur rarely (do not exist as regular part of job): lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, and grasping

City of Roseville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations are offered to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Developing program and special event curriculum and lead or assist in implementation.

Communicate and support contract vendors in the delivery of programs including rosters, paying invoices, facility logistics, and evaluation.

Create marketing materials using various platforms to educate and promote parks and recreation.

Provide excellent customer service by assisting customers at the front desk, the parks, and recreation facilities.

Assist in administrative tasks, mailings, payroll processing, and data entry.

Continually shows respect for diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and interests. Exhibits sensitivity to the needs of diverse audiences in all duties performed on behalf of the City to support Roseville in building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment and community.

Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Other Information:

The Roseville Parks and Recreation intern will gain first-hand experience and training in community recreation programming and event management, including youth and adult programs, athletics and special events. This position will be designed according to the needs and interests for both the intern and the Roseville Parks and Recreation Department. The Parks and Recreation Intern is seasonal and works under the supervision of Recreation Supervisors and the Recreation Superintendent. The Intern will assist with the management of parks and recreation elements, including but not limited to, the development of programs, projects, special events, as well as logistics, administrative tasks and customer service. The Roseville Parks and Recreation Internship is up to 40 hours a week for 10-20 weeks. Schedules are based on Department needs and will include daytime, evening, and weekend hours. The Parks and Recreation intern has an essential role in the city’s annual festival, Rosefest, and Party in the Park.

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