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The California State Controller’s Office provides a compensation database for many cities and public agencies. The Government Compensation in California (Manhattan Beach) page will show the salary and benefit cost associated with employees by title.

If you are interested in any of the open positions, please click on the appropriate link below for the position information and the supplemental application information. A city employment application is required for all open positions. A complete application (city employment application, record waiver and if required supplemental questionnaire) must be submitted to the Human Resources Department. IMPORTANT: Facsimiles, photo copies, electronic mail, or final filing date postmarks will not be accepted.

New application posted below pursuant to AB218. The City of Manhattan Beach will no longer request conviction information or proof of safe driving record at time of application submission unless criminal conviction background is required by law or exempt from AB218.


If you are interested in a position that is not currently open, you can submit a Job Interest Card. The Job Interest Card will be kept on file with the Human Resources Office for one year. If the particular position is open for recruitment the applicant will be notified.

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Recreation Leader II (Afterschool REC), Job No. 14-002

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$11.58/ hourly
  • Posted Date:07/10/2014 4:00 PM

The City of Manhattan Beach is now accepting applications for the position of part-time Recreation Leader II (Afterschool REC) with the Parks and Recreation Department.

POSITION INFORMATION: The Recreation Leader II will assist with the Afterschool REC Program and ensure good customer service is administered to all guests.  The Afterschool REC Program is an enriched after school drop-off for youth ages 6 through 12 with homework assistance and recreational programs at four (4) park sites through out the City.  Recreation Leader II are expected to work independently and provide a menu of activities for participants at the assigned site.

The school year program hours are Monday through Friday from 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM with occasional weekends special events.  Vacation and Summer programs hours are Monday through Friday from 7:15 AM to 6:00 PM.

HOURS: Part-Time positions will not work over 960 hours per fiscal year. Will be required to work shifts, weekends, and/or holidays.

Education: High school diploma or GED.  

Training and Experience: Six months of recreation program experience or experience in working with the public. The completion of 24 units of related college courses is preferred. Persons with a minimum of one (1) year of college with an emphasis in recreation are encouraged to apply. Experience leadership capacity (paid or unpaid) within a recreation environment is highly desirable.

License: A valid Class "C" drivers license is required at the time of employment and acceptable driving record is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Requires knowledge of recreation programs and activities, facilities, equipment safety and use, and program planning; skill in operating specific department tools and equipment; effective communication skills; both oral and written; and the ability to plan, organize, and implement recreation events; work effectively with children; prepare written reports; conduct recreation program activities; provide staff leadership; drive to facilities to visually inspect playgrounds and equipment for potential problems; follow oral and written instructions; have the ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; and work effectively with others.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently drive to various facilities, operate tools and controls; may occasionally sit, stand, walk, run, climb, balance, and kneel; frequently work outdoors and may be exposed to variable weather conditions.

HOW TO APPLY: A City Employment Application along with the Criminal Conviction Form is required and will be accepted by the Human Resources Department by mail or in person at City Hall, 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. Facsimiles, photocopies, and electronic mail are not accepted. If you need special assistance in the job application process, contact the Human Resources Department at (310) 802-5258.

NOTE: This classification is excluded from AB218. In accordance with legislation, this classification requires disclosures of any criminal convictions and driving violations.  

City Employment Application (MS Word)

Criminal Conviction Form (PDF)

Job Announcement (PDF)

The City of Manhattan Beach does not discriminate. NOTE: A drug test will be administered as part of the pre-employment medical exam. This position is not eligible to participate in any benefit programs of the City, except those mandated by federal or state law.

 The provisions of this brochure do not constitute a contract, express or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

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