Job Posting – Part-Time Recreation Attendant

Job Posting – Part-Time Recreation Attendant
The Town of Grand Island Golden Age Center has a job opening for the following position:
Title: Recreation Attendant 
Status: Part-Time
Salary range: $12.50-$13.72/hour
Application Deadline: Application, resumé & cover letter due to the Golden Age Center, attn.: 
Jennifer R. Menter, Recreation Supervisor – Senior Citizens, 3278 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island, 
NY 14072 by 12:00pm on Friday, May 21, 2021
Anticipated Start Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Minimum Qualifications: Completion of high school; OR completion of grade school and four (4) 
years of work experience; OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Part-time 
and/or volunteer experience will be pro-rated towards meeting the full-time experience 
requirements; clean driver’s license
Preferred Qualifications: Completion of high school AND (4) years of work experience, including 
at least two (2) years of experience working with the senior population
Pertinent Skills: Excellent customer service; handling demanding situations in a professional 
manner; handling working with people with different personalities and different levels of care
Position Summary: 
The Golden Age Center is looking for a Part-Time Recreation Attendant, to work as a
Recreation Attendant, 19 hours/week, typically with hours between 8am – 4pm. Some weekends are 
required for upcoming special events. Work schedule will be set to meet the needs of the 
department.
The selected applicant will have the pleasure of working in a family-oriented atmosphere.
The selected applicant will helping to drive seniors to appointments throughout the course of the 
day; having a good sense of direction and being comfortable helping seniors in and out of the 
vehicle is a must. Coordinating communication, messages & rapport with drivers and seniors alike
is MOST important. Enjoying working with the senior population, including disabled clients, is a 
MUST for the ideal candidate. Flexibility, being very organized, and being able to multi-task is a 
must for the selected applicant, as our days are fast-paced. Additional responsibilities include: 
assisting in special events at the Golden Age Center, set up for programs and special events, 
including close up of programs and events; assisting with basic food preparation; writing reports; 
basic first aid; ability to comprehend, remember and follow detailed instructions; physical condition 
commensurate with the demands of the position, including being able to lift 20 lbs.