Front Desk Attendant

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Position:  Front Desk Attendant  
Department:  Recreation
Reports to:  Recreation Supervisor-Programs
Location:  Buchanan Recreation & Wulf Recreation Centers
Status:  Part-Time 2 (10-20 hours per week)
Schedule: Varying Hours
Hourly Wage:  $15.17-$20.88 hourly

Nature of Work
Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor-Programs, this position is responsible for the check-in, registration of classes, collection of fees for the various activities, as well as customer service to all patrons using the facility.  This position acts as a sales representative for the District with responsibilities including but not limited to, providing and guiding customers to make the correct decision for what they are looking for, or directing them to the person that can inform them of all options.
Essential Functions
  • Collect fees for all the various activities and day rates, playschool time
  • Check-in patrons/requirement of ID card - process all punch cards and passes accurately
  • Issue ID cards to all appropriate people and ages
  • Registration of classes
  • Balance of batch at the end of shift
  • Manages incoming calls, greets and directs walk-in customers, and provides general clerical and office administration
  • Arrive to work on time
  • Proper data collection and entry into the computer
  • Situational awareness - responsible for knowing what is in the building and going on around you at all times
  • District verses Non-District verification
  • Keep workstation clean and organized
  • Restock flyers, books, informational items located around the front desk/building
  • Know current seasons brochure information
  • Assist with room rentals, general office paperwork
  • Reads and records total shown on cash register tape and verifies against cash on hand at the end of the shift
  • Provides prices and describes features of classes for which money is received
  • Issues rain-checks, or issues transfer/credit/refund forms to patrons
  • Must possess a highly defined focus towards both internal and external guest service
  • Additional duties as assigned
Management & Supervisory Duties
  • Oversee front desk at assigned facility.
Illustrative Examples of Duties
  • Operates cash register
  • Greets patrons and verifies proof of ID card
  • Responds to customer questions and/or directs them to the person who can answer the question
  • Customer Service skills
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Excellent verbal skills to communicate well with fellow employees and customers
  • Knowledge of District staff, classes and activities
  • Knowledge of website and online registrations.
  • Ability to operate a cash register and Active Net
  • Ability to handle problems areas and conduct oneself in a mature, professional manner, with an emphasis on customer service
Required Training, Experience & Qualifications
  • Current CPR/First Aid/AED certifications or must obtain within first month of hire
  • General understanding of computers and Microsoft office applications
  • Six (6) months to a year of experience in similar position is preferred
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Looking for year round (12 month) part time work, not a seasonal position

Position Type: Part-Time

Salary Range: 0 - $29,999