Part Time
FLSA: Hourly

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(018) $13.29 - $18.91 an hour     

JOBCODE: 118200



Option to join the City’s health and dental programs at full-cost; paid holidays, pension and tax-deferred compensation (457) plans, plus those benefits required by law such as social security and worker’s compensation.

JOB PURPOSE: The selected candidate will perform responsible tasks for special programs such as creative arts (theater, puppetry, music), fine arts, or special events working with diverse ages and skill levels, as well as, with the disabled or elderly at an assigned recreation center or art studio.


  • Planning, promoting, and conducting fine arts/theater/music programs.

  • Teaching and/or overseeing fine arts/music/theater programs.

  • Scheduling center/studio activities.

  • Performing clerical work and working with RecTrac program.

  • Performing custodial work.

  • Inspecting recreational facilities and equipment to ensure safety.

  • Directing visitors at center/studio.

  • Answering phones and provides information concerning programs and use of centers/studios.

  • Performing related work as required.


  • Knowledge of techniques, aids, and use and care of equipment applicable to a wide variety of recreation, and fine arts.

  • Knowledge of basic records keeping.

  • Knowledge of public relations.

  • Ability to coordinate and conduct recreational activities.

  • Ability to maintain records and compile reports.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, community groups, and the general public.

  • Ability to stimulate participation and support for activities from target populations, municipal officials and outside agencies.

  • Ability to perform activities requiring light to moderate physical strength and endurance.

  • Skill in administering first aid and CPR.

  • Skill in care/maintenance of fine arts equipment; operating power tools.


    Graduation from an accredited high school and completion of one year of college with coursework in recreation, recreation therapy, physical education, leisure services, art, theater, fine arts or a closely related field, with one (1) year experience in specialized recreation programs, preferably in an instructional or theatrical performance capacity; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.


    • Possession of a valid Florida Driver’s License; some positions might require a Florida CDL, Class “C” with passenger endorsement within six (6) months of appointment.

    • Possession of Standard First Aid and CPR Certificates, or the ability to obtain within 6 months.


    Evaluation of training and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.

    TO APPLY: be considered for this position, applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date of August 24, 2011. Applications received or postmarked after the closing date will not be processed.

    HELPFUL HINTS FOR COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION: Please register as a MyTampaGov member before you begin the application process. This will enable you to view and re-use information from previously submitted applications to complete and submit any future applications. Please make certain your application is complete and the information you provide clearly demonstrates that you possess the minimum job qualifications as stated in the job announcement. Resumes can be submitted in support of an application, but not in lieu of an application. Resumes and copies of certifications or other required documents may be attached to your online application or e-mailed to


    Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Applications received or postmarked after 12/3/2013 will not be processed.

  • This office reserves the right not to consider those applications that have incomplete information, or that are received without necessary transcripts, certificates, licenses, or other required documents.