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Seasonal Food Program Coordinator SE

Department: Parks, Rec & Community Svcs/Administration
Office: City Hall
Position Number:35-15-450-12133-1
Job ID#:16163
To be considered for this job:You must complete the on-line application form.
Opening Date for In-House Candidates:3/1/17
Opening Date to the Public:3/1/17
Open until filled; for best consideration, apply by:open until filled
Starting Salary (or salary range):9.12
Other information about this position or about working with the City of Rio Rancho:A Drivers License is required for this position. Your driving record must always meet City insurability standards.

This position is a temporary, non-benefitted position that will last for only a few weeks or months. Please ensure that you understand the length of the temporary assigment before accepting a job offer.
Banner:This is the initial posting of this job opening.
If you are called for an interview or to attend a pre-employment testing session:If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted via e-mail or telephone with a date, time and place to interview.
Typical schedule :Days and hours may vary; may include weekends


Position Title: Summer Food Program Coordinator SE  

Department: Parks, Recreation & Community Services  

Division: Programming  

Reports to: Division Manager  

FLSA Status: non-Exempt  

Bargaining Unit: none  

Pay Grade: 05A  

Job Status: Temporary/Seasonal  

Full Time Equivalent:  0.25  

Position Summary

The Summer Food Program Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating all of the designated Summer Lunch / Breakfast sites for compliance with established USDA and State regulations; and providing administrative support for the City of Rio Rancho, Rio Rancho Public Schools, and CYFD’s Summer Food Service Program office.  

Education, Training and Experience – minimum required to proficiently perform the job

Education / higher education: High School Graduate or equivalent 

Minimum number of years of directly related experience: One year of   experience working in an office providing administrative support OR working   for a community-based organization. Or   one year of experience in a Summer Food Service Program or other program   designed to offer nutritious and free meals to school-age youths.  

Education and/or experience preferences: Bi-lingual English/Spanish.

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

Driver’s License requirement: Frequent Driver -- Regular Driver's License      Required Endorsements: None  

Note -- For any driver, driving record must always meet City driving and insurability standards.

Required certifications, licenses or registrations: None 

Time given after hire/promotion to obtain certification or licenses: None 

Preferred certifications, licenses or registrations: None 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required to proficiently perform the job

Knowledge: Sensitivity to work with diverse ethnic and cultural-based organizations, City departments, and individuals.  

Skills:  Must be able to type rapidly and accurately enough to successfully produce documents/spreadsheets, communicate via e-mail, or perform data entry as necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the position.   Use of technology, equipment and software typically used in the office environment. Excellent organizational and communication skills.   Bi-lingual. 

Abilities: Effectively complete assigned tasks with little supervision. Tactfully and effectively work with co-workers and representatives and community-based organizations. Willing to travel to all Summer/Snack in all areas of Rio Rancho using public transportation, or may provide own vehicle (must meet City Driving Standards). 

Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities: Internal: Works with other department supervisors and   managers on routine assignments and special projects. Maintains harmonious, courteous, and   understanding relationships, while fostering a collaborative teamwork   environment. External: Works with contractors and the general   public on parks and recreation issues and problems. Presents a friendly, courteous image for   the City to the general public, customers, and public officials.  

Authorities and Accountabilities

Level of independent decision making: Moderate--incumbent is expected to analyze situations that are not covered by established procedures or instructions and suggest to supervisor a recommended course of action 

Budgetary/Financial/Asset accountability: Low -- Position is accountable to a Department Director or Division Manager and cannot make major decisions or obligate the City 

Span of control: Responsibility for the assigned workgroup 

For positions that supervise:

  • Approximate number of employees directly supervised: 5 - 15 
  • Approximate number of employees indirectly supervised through subordinate managers/supervisors (excludes direct reports): None 

Essential Functions

The following functions are typical for this position. The omission of specific functions does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Serves as liaison between CYFD, City of Rio Rancho, RRPS and Summer Lunch/Breakfast sites.
  • Ensures that food site personnel maintain records and required documents.
  • Prepares reports of site visits, and visits all assigned sites within the first week and as required thereafter.
  • Suggests corrective actions for problems that arise at sites, and ensures that sites take corrective actions to troubleshoot problems.
  • Provides training as necessary to ensure contract compliance, and ensures that site(s) take corrective actions troubleshoot problems.
  • Conducts training of site personnel on an as-needed basis.
  • Ensures each site maintains program supplies at each site.
  • Helps prepare meal count spreadsheets and enter data in computer.
  • Performs other duties as assigned relevant to Summer Lunch / Breakfast site operations.
  • Performs outreach activities in area surrounding lunch sites.
  • Meets with all Summer Food Program Monitors and supervises daily/weekly.  

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Daily activity level: Blend of sedentary and physical work 

Physical characteristics: Job requires oral and aural communication; Job requires reading and comprehension of written materials; Grasping with hand, gripping; Involvement in verbal or physical confrontations; Bending/kneeling/crawling; Lifting/carrying/push/pull up to 20 lbs.; Leading or participating in sports or recreational activities 

Exposures: None 

Extraordinary working conditions: None 

Hazardous equipment/machinery used: None 

Required personal protective equipment: None 

If you need an accommodation for a disability that would enable you to apply or interview for this position, please contact the Human Resources Department at 505-891-5011 (fax: 505-891-9183).


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