Summary of Job Duties
Hourly Pay: $16.00
Estimated average hours per week: 25-30
Dates: May to August
This position earns sick leave in accordance with the Healthy
Families and Workplace Act.
This is a part-time position that does not provide medical
The city of Aurora is seeking highly motivated and talented
individuals for a career in the Recreation Division. The Youth
Nutrition Program Assistant will help lead the city's sponsorship
of the Summer Food Service Program, operating at indoor and outdoor
locations throughout the city of Aurora.
This is a continuous position and will be closed when all
positions are filled. Applications will be sent to the hiring
Supervisor once a week for review.
PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The Youth Nutrition Program Assistant is responsible for
ensuring the Summer Food Program, which provides fresh, nutritious
meals, as well as summer enrichment activities, is implemented for
children under the age of eighteen, while also ensuring
high-quality customer service.
Essential duties include:
- Lead by example to ensure excellent customer service for youth
and families participating in the program.
- Work closely with the Nutrition Recreation Specialist, other
city staff, and community partners to successfully launch and
maintain the Summer Food Service Program, with meal service
occurring in the afternoon hours at multiple sites including
outdoor pools, city recreation facilities, libraries, and other
sites throughout the city.
- Promote outreach to the community of this program and works to
ensure it operates seamlessly, including training of staff and
volunteers, and adhering to all State and Federal regulations.
- Assist in the daily inventory, set-up and distribution, and
site clean-up of meals that are delivered by an outside food
- Oversee assigned Meal Site Coordinators ensure they have all
resources necessary to operate, are following all program
guidelines, and are creating a meal space that is welcoming to all
This position will report to the Nutrition Recreation Specialist
to troubleshoot any issues that may arise, including, but not
limited to, inclement weather, staff shortages, and transporting
food. All duties must be completed following the United States
Department of Agriculture, Colorado Department of Education, and
Tri-County Health Department guidelines. Training will be provided.
Education:Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Health, or a related
Experience: At least one year of general clerical experience;
prefer strong customer service experience. Experience working with
An equivalent combination of education and experience that
demonstrates the required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be
Knowledge: Knowledge of business, spelling, and basic math;
general office equipment and personal computers and related
Skills:Organizational and communication skills. Fluency in the
Spanish language preferred but not required.
Licenses, Certificates, or Equipment Required: Current and valid
driver's license. On-site training required. Reliable
transportation to work sites is required. This position allows the
incumbent to use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone,
tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.
Physical Demands: Primarily physical and active work outdoors in
all types of weather conditions, requiring the ability to lift a
maximum of 30 pounds; frequent and repetitive lifting, carrying,
walking, and standing to implement program and conduct activities;
the vision for reading, recording and interpreting information;
frequent speech communication with fellow employees, City of
Aurora, and Aurora citizens. Must have the ability to participate
and lead physical enrichment activities with children in an outdoor
Work Environment: Works primarily outdoors at city-owned pools,
recreation facilities, public buildings, and/or parks.
Equipment Used:May use standard office equipment including,
computers, calculators, copy/fax machines; may answer the
For Veterans preference: Please show all of your employment
histories, including military service, and attach related
documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. We are
required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical
records on applicants. It will not be used in any way to
discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual
orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status,
gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational
qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission
and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora
maintains a drug-free workplace. A positive test of marijuana is
grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with
the city for one year or termination once hired.
Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for
employment with the City of Aurora must unde