The University of Winnipeg Class Specification

Classification:  Events Assistant                                     Revision Date:  September 2001
Unit:  AESES
Hay Point Range:   66 - 90

CHARACTER OF THIS CLASSIFICATION LEVEL

In positions at this level, incumbents coordinate equipment and materials, and serve the public at recreational, athletic or social events.  Initially, incumbents work under close supervision, however, once trained, they work under general supervision.  Positions require day, evening and/or weekend shifts.

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES WHICH ARE INTENDED TO ILLUSTRATE THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THIS CLASSIFICATION LEVEL AND SHOULD NOT BE INTERPRETED AS A DESCRIPTION OF ANY ONE INDIVIDUAL POSITION WITHIN THIS CLASSIFICATION LEVEL
  1. Assists and/or directs the public and acts as usher
  2. Enforces safety regulations and controls access to facilities
  3. Issues and/or accepts entrance admission, sells tickets, accepts cash, reconciles cash and ticket sales and completes appropriate records
  4. Announces events, plays music, ensures audio and visual equipment is operating properly and returns equipment to equipment desk
  5. Acts as scorekeeper for events including recording progress and statistics of event, obtains signatures of officials and completes scoresheets and/or events summaries
  6. Operates timekeeping equipment following established rules and procedures, disconnects and returns equipment to equipment desk
  7. Records and compiles statistics for an event and may provide results to the press and/or media
  8. Sells food and beverage items, accepts cash, makes change, reconciles cash and completes reports
  9. Sets up, positions and disassembles equipment and/or fixtures (ie: bleachers)
  10. Assists coordinators of recreation and athletic events as required
  11. Performs other related duties as required or assigned
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

The minimum qualifications necessary for acceptable (satisfactory)  performance are:

Level of Formal Education

  • High school completion or equivalent
Experience
  • No previous experience is necessary as on-the-job training is provided
  • Familiarity with recreational and sports activities would be an asset
  • or
  • An acceptable equivalent combination of education and experience
Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff, students and the public
  • Ability to handle cash
  • Ability to maintain accurate and detailed records
  • Ability to work day, evening and/or weekend shifts
Physical Requirements
  • Capable of performing the duties as assigned