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Recreation Leader - Part-Time or Seasonal

Company: City of Oakley
Location: Oakley
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

JOB Please Note: if you do not have previous employment experience, please provide us any information that would help us in determining your experience. (ie, Volunteer Work, babysitting, leadership classes, ROP classes, coaching, refereeing, umpiring etc)Please note this position is limited to 980 hours per fiscal year. Recreation Leaders primarily work from August to May in the After School Programs and from May to July in Summer Camp Programs.This job description is intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in this part-time position. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job. SUMMARY DESCRIPTIONUnder supervision of a Recreation Coordinator, or Recreation Manager Recreation Manager, the incumbent assists with programs that include the After School Program, field trips, special events, summer camps including Summer Blaze and Youth CORE, facility rentals and other youth and community programs. EXAMPLE OF DUTIES The following duties are typical for this position, but are not all inclusive. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address operational needs and changing operational practices.Provide courteous, tactful, and polite customer service to the public at all times.Oversees participants and volunteers in arts and crafts, sports, games, homework tutorials, and recreational activities.Accompanies participants on program outings.Perform general set?up, maintenance and custodial duties (e.g. cleaning, arranging tables/chairs).Answer a wide variety of questions from the public about City events, programs and services.Enforce rules, regulations and policies, to maintain program discipline communicating with parents on a regular basis.Serve as a positive role model.Assist in the inventory of program supplies and equipment.Handle cash transactions.Assist in the planning and coordination of various programs and activities.Complete all required paperwork and reports. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Due to the close interaction with youth, incumbents must be a minimum 18 years of age as they will be subject to Live Scan fingerprint testing. The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties. Knowledge of: City's recreational activities and special events in order to answer questions from the public; techniques of instruction for conducting recreation programs in areas such as sports, games, arts and crafts; common sports, games and recreational activities; supervision and leadership techniques; basic computer program skills, including excel and internet explorers. Ability to: Handle multiple tasks; conduct one's self in a professional manner; function effectively under direct supervision and to develop effective working relationships with fellow City employees and the public; effectively communicate both orally and in writing; receive and follow oral and written instructions; implement professional work habits including reliability, dependability, creativity, and demonstration of enthusiasm for the job; sit and/or stand for long periods of time; work outdoors in varying weather conditions and with exposure to pool chemicals; work varying shifts, including nights, weekdays and weekends. EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAny combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be: Education/Training: Possession of a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED) is helpful to perform the essential duties listed above. Experience: One year of recreation or related leadership experience relevant to the area of assignment is highly desirable. Licenses/Certificates: Possession of an appropriate, valid California Class C Driver's License. Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain within the first six months of employment, appropriate, valid CPR and First Aid certificates.Must be at least 18 years of age as incumbents must complete and satisfactory pass Live Scan fingerprint screening or background check. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.Environment: Work is performed primarily in outdoor recreational facilities and parks; travel to different locations; incumbents may be exposed to inclement weather conditions and may have some contact with chemical agents used in pool maintenance; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces; incumbents may be required to work extended hours including evenings and weekends.Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office and recreation facility setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Keywords: City of Oakley, San Francisco , Recreation Leader - Part-Time or Seasonal, Other , Oakley, California

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