City and County of Denver Kid Watch Attendant (On Call) in Colorado

Job Description

The City and County of Denver's Parks and Recreation Departmentis seeking qualified and reliable Kid Watch Attendants!

Attendants will assist the Lead in the overall operations of the Kid Watch Child Care Facilitylocated at Central Park Recreation Center (9651 M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Denver, CO 80238). This child care service is available to all members and guests of Central Park Recreation Center while they utilize the facility.

The *Kid Watch Attendant *assists the Lead to help provide short-term child care service for children ages 1 - 7 years of age. Attendants will help implement a variety of activities which may include; sports, active games, arts and crafts, dance, drama, fitness, music, and various recreational, educational, or cultural enrichment events.

Selected candidates will work between 10 and 25 hours a week. Schedules may vary; candidates should be available from 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM - Monday through Saturday and/or 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Monday through Thursday. We are also looking for individuals who can act as substitutes for the programs.

Central Park Recreation Center is a relatively new facility within Denver's network of recreation centers. This state-of-the-art facility provides a wide range of amenities to the citizens of Denver, enriching the community with a variety of enjoyable programs throughout the year.

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Job Responsibilities

  • Provides short-term child care and supervision
  • Provides a safe and fun environment in which both children and their parents feel comfortable.
  • Provides corrective action as needed.
  • Assists lead by actively participating in activities and taking initiative to facilitate programming.
  • Assists the lead in completing and reporting accidents or injuries occurring in the assigned area; completing required forms for each child placed in and removed from Kid Watch.
  • Communicate with the lead and supervisor concerning cleaning supplies and program material needed.
  • Develop positive relations with customers; communicate recreation programs information to participants and parents.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. Qualifications


  • Must be at least 14 years of age.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED Certificate
  • Previous experience working with youth
  • Previous experience babysitting youth
  • American Red Cross Babysitting Certificate
  • Bilingual skills Additional Information

The City and County of Denver values leadership that influences the commitment, ability and willingness of employees to provide quality service to the citizens of Denver.

Classification Title: Recreation Assistant [RG2909] Working Title: * Kid Watch Attendant (On Call) *Pay Grade: 110-Z Pay Range: $8.31 - $11.38 Hourly Agency: Parks and Recreation *To Apply: * please select the apply button at the top of this posting / visit: * * Assessments / Testing:This position may require an online or in-person assessment. If testing is required, you will receive an email from with further information about the testing process after the position has closed. Please add to your safe sender list and check you spam or junk mail for this email. For a list of positions that require testing and more information about our testing process, click here. Pre-employment Screening:An offer of employment is contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by law and City and County of Denver policies, including the successful completion of a background check. Candidates must pass a criminal background check and other verifications required for the position which may include, but are not limited to, employment and/or education verification, motor vehicle record check, drug test, and/or physical. The existence of a conviction does not automatically disqualify an individual from employment except where federal or state law or regulations prohibit employment of an individual with certain convictions. For more information about the selection and employment screening process, click here. Probationary Period:This position may require the selected candidate to complete at least a six month probationary period prior to attaining career status with the City & County of Denver. For more information about the probationary period, click here.

*The City and County of Denver provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. *

Recruiters: EF/MG


Salary: $8.31 - $11.38 Hourly

Job Type: On Call Regular

Job Number: RG2909-16 13936

Location: Various locations throughout the City & County of Denver, CO

Department: Parks and Recreation (DPR)

Closing: 10/28/2016 11:59 PM Mountain