http://www.austintexas.gov/department/parks-and-recreation

City of Austin - Parks & Recreation Department

Activity Specialist

June 2021 • Austin, TX

What I liked

Being able to work with children where the priority was making sure they all had fun!

What I wish was different

The activity schedule for the days.

Advice

Go in everyday with your main goal being to have fun!
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Registrar

May - August 2019 • Austin, TX

What I liked

Customer Service oriented position. My co-workers were supportive and this job was very organized.

What I wish was different

More hours.

Advice

Always arrive at least 10 minutes early and pay attention to the details.
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Lifeguard instructor

April - August 2019 • Austin, TX

What I liked

Autonomy of instructors, worked to solve challenging and unique issues as they arose, overtime pay, supportive supervision staff

What I wish was different

Advice

teaching original certification classes is more challenging due to having to introduce completely new concepts, but students are more receptive than in recertification classes
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