Job Description

CE Childcare Event Floater

Location:  Community Education

12 months, 8 hours/day

Non Interim Position

Grade 16, $15.30/hour

Start Date:  7-1-2019

Purpose Statement

Under the direction of the CE Event Specialist, the job of the CE Childcare Event Floater is done for the purpose(s) of providing support and coordinating district events both outside and during the traditional school day with specific responsibilities to include preparation, technical needs, and maintenance of facilities, including custodial needs.

Additional duties to include assisting and providing support to the CE Childcare Program with specific responsibilities for supporting the site manager with organization and direction of age-appropriate activities in the childcare setting.

This position requires flexible work hours that align with the hours of scheduled events and childcare programs.

This job reports to the CE Event Specialist and Childcare Coordinator.

Essential Functions - Childcare

  • Administers first aid for the purpose of providing immediate care for ill, medically fragile, and/or injured children
  • Assists students as needed (e.g. diapering, toilet training, feeding, etc.) for the purpose of addressing personal care needs.
  • Assists the site manager with age-appropriate activities by working with individual or small groups of children (e.g. games, art, music, science, language, nutrition, playground, washing hands, etc.) for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts.
  • Communicates with internal staff for the purpose of conveying and/or receiving information required to perform job functions.
  • Completes a minimum of 18 verifiable hours of approved training annually for the purpose of meeting mandated requirements per Department of Health Services regulations.
  • Distributes instructional and/or play materials for the purpose of providing required supplies.
  • Establishes positive individual relationships for the purpose of building student confidence and self-esteem.
  • Implements under the supervision of assigned site manager, instructional programs and lesson plans for the purpose of presenting and/or reinforcing learning concepts.
  • Maintains classroom equipment, work area, and manual and electronic files and records for the purpose of ensuring availability of items; providing a written reference; providing a safe learning environment; and/or meeting mandated requirements.
  • Maintains acceptable behavior standards for the purpose of ensuring that behavior is consistent with district and program policy.
  • Monitors individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. snack time, group or individual games, playground activities, quiet time, field trips, classroom, homework time, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Organizes quiet or active, age-appropriate indoor and/or outdoor activities for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children.
  • Prepares nutritional snacks, lunches, bottles, etc. for the purpose of complying with established guidelines.
  • Provides ongoing feedback for the purpose of informing supervisor, teacher, and parents of student’s progress.
  • Transfers children directly from/to parents or designee for the purpose of ensuring safety of children and meeting the District requirements.

Essential Functions - Auditoriums and Events

  • Manages auditoriums, including pre-production, execution, maintenance, and custodial services, for the purpose of ensuring a safe and successfully planned and executed event.
  • Provides technical support and operation of sound, lighting, and video board systems for school and district events.
  • Conducts routine inspections of all specialized equipment (e.g. lights, soundboards, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring equipment is in proper working condition and ready for use.
  • Collaborates with internal and external personnel (e.g. equipment liaison, administration, etc.) for the purpose of implementing and/or maintaining services and events.
  • Provides minor maintenance repairs and tasks (e.g. changing light bulbs, moving furniture, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining a safe and sanitary event.
  • Ensures that the facility is fully prepared and set up, as well as dismantled and cleaned at the conclusion of each event, providing custodial services as needed.
  • Inspects custodial work for the purpose of ensuring site safety, maintaining cleaning standards, and scheduling needed maintenance.
  • Coordinates with district personnel (e.g. technical, custodial, etc.) for the purpose of meeting operational requirements.
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of written material (e.g. reports, work orders, event schedules, inventory lists, etc.) for the purpose of conveying information and documenting activities.
  • Participates in meetings for the purpose of identifying appropriate actions, developing recommendations, supporting other staff, and serving as a District representative.
  • Manages and transports equipment and supplies needed for events.

Other Functions

  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit. 

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple technical tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices; controlling and motivating students; preparing and maintaining accurate records; operating standard office equipment including utilizing pertinent software applications; planning and managing projects; developing effective working relationships.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percentages, and/or ratios; read a variety of manuals, write documents following prescribed formats, and/or present information to others; and understand complex, multi-step written and oral instructions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: stages of child development, age-appropriate activities, positive reinforcement techniques, and health standards; computerized light and sound operations; mechanical systems unique to auditoriums; audio, video and lighting design; theater and event management support; basic tools for minor repairs; safety practices and procedures; repair and maintenance procedures for all stage, lighting, and sound equipment; methods of industrial cleaning including floor and carpet, and cleaning standards; working knowledge of job related computer programs and software.

ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use specialized job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing specific, defined processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Problem-solving is required to identify issues and create action plans, and may require independent interpretation. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; working as part of a team; adapting to frequent interruptions and changing priorities; maintaining a good rapport with students, staff and community; identifying problems with non-operative and unsafe equipment conditions and taking corrective action, including the ordering, replacing, and repairing of defective parts; judging time requirements for set-up and disassembly of equipment; setting up and running all sound and light equipment including microphones, tape playback, amplifiers, and speakers; taking direction from multiple supervisors in two work environments.


Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized procedures; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to have some impact on the organization’s events and services.

Work Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some climbing and balancing; frequent stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 30% sitting, 30% walking, and 40% standing. The job is performed under varying temperature conditions and with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.

Experience:    Childcare experience is desired.

                       Practical experience with sound and lighting system set-up and operation

                       Job-related computer programs and software

Shift Type:     This position requires flexible work hours that align with the hours of                                    scheduled events and childcare programs    


Education:     High School diploma or equivalent.


Must meet staff qualifications to be a facilities director under Section R9-5-401 of the Arizona Administrative Code. Applicant must provide written documentation of one of the following:

  • High school or high school equivalency diploma & completion of at least 6 credit hours in early childhood, child development or closely related field in an accredited college or university or 60 actual hours of instruction.
  • A.C., C.D.A., C.C.P, or C.P.C. Credential & at least 18 months of childcare experience
  • Minimum of 24 credit hours from an accredited college or university, including at least 6 credit hours of course work in the areas of early childhood, child development, or closely related field & 18 months of childcare experience.
  • Associate degree from an accredited college or university in the areas of early childhood, child development or closely related field & 6 months of childcare experience.
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university in the areas of early childhood, child development or closely related field & 3 months of childcare experience. 

Required Documents                                Certificates and Licenses               

Level One Fingerprint Card – fee of $67        CPR Certificate

Annual TB Skin Test - $25                           First Aid Certificate

Copy of MMR Vaccination Record                  Driver’s License & Evidence of Insurability

Copy of High School Diploma                     


Continuing Educ./Training                       Clearances

CPR Certificate Renewal                              Criminal Background Clearance       

First Aid Certificate Renewal

FLSA Status - Non Exempt                      

Primary Location: Community Education

Shift Type: 1.0 FTE

Job Contact Information

Applications will be accepted beginning
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)

Application Instructions

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