SENIOR SERVICES PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Cobb County Government

This position is located in Senior Services. This position will conduct health and wellness programs and assist with overseeing an exercise gym.

The starting rate for this position will not exceed $16.49 per hour.

Salary $16.49- $26.39 per hour Grade Code 10P Position Number 8132002 Essential Functions

Assists in the planning and designing of programming, services, activities and/or events for assigned department: researches and develops, and assists in researching and developing, content for programming; assists in community needs assessments; gathers and reserves supplies/equipment as needed; creates handouts and informational supplements; and schedules programming.

Assists the implementation of, and implements, programming, services, activities and/or events for assigned department: conducts assigned classes for participants of different fitness/cognitive levels: recruits participants for new and existing classes; researches activities desired and requested by participants; gathers supplies and equipment; and provides skill demonstrations as needed.

Provides customer service to clients and the public: receives and responds to questions and requests for information; provides assistance and information related to center programs, services, materials, or other issues in assigned area; researches problems and initiates problem resolution; and enrolls clients for programs, services and materials.

Coordinates various programming and presentations for assigned area: communicates with community, groups, interested citizens, clubs, civic organizations, schools and related groups interested in education and development in assigned area; schedules speakers and presentations; and schedules activities and demonstrations.

Plans, leads, and supervises participants at various events: coordinates monthly recreational/social activities; arranges and organizes physical space and/or transportation; contacts various venues to schedule activities; and recruits participants.

Assists in the planning and implementation of public relations and communication for assigned department: creates and distributes flyers, schedules, calendars, brochures, emails and other promotional materials; maintains and updates email/mailing distribution lists; and attends public events/meetings.

Provides clerical support, as needed: completes, prepares and submits reports and forms on activities; updates weekly and monthly calendar; transcribes meeting minutes; utilizes petty cash fund; and maintains inventory of publications and other information for distribution.

Required to participate in various meetings and activities; and provides information and input regarding program activities, services, and needs.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

FLSA Status Non-Exempt Hours worked per week (include over time) Up to 29 hours Department Code 300 Department Name Cobb Senior Services Unit Code 0065 Unit Name SENIOR SERVICES WELLNESS CENTER Position Information Position Type Part-time Job Category Social Services Internal or External External-Open to Public Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED required; supplemented by two years of experience providing programs or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates or Bachelors degree in the field of Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Health Promotion, Physical Education or related field. Certified Personal Trainer. At least one of the following current certifications preferred: ACE, ACTION, AAPTE, ACSM,CSCS, Cooper Institute, NASM, NCSF, NCCPT, NESTA, NETA, NFPT, NSCA, ISSA.

License and Certifications

Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License.

Physical Abilities

Tasks require the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 100 pounds).

Sensory Requirements

Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors

Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Number 03507 Posting Date 10/13/2020 Closing Date 10/27/2020 Open Until Filled No EEO Statement

Cobb County is an equal opportunity employer.

Cobb County Government does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Employment Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact us if you require accommodation to apply for a position. If you need assistance, please contact us at 770-528-2541

Cobb County Government is a smoke-free environment for all employees.

Cobb County Government is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident testing.

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