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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.


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Senior Recreation Leader (Facilities), Job No. 15-009

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$16.79/hourly
  • Posted Date:07/16/2015 1:44 PM

The City of Manhattan Beach is currently accepting applications for the position of part-time Senior Recreation Leader (Facilities Operations) with the Parks and Recreation Department.

POSITION INFORMATION: The part-time Senior Recreation Leader will supervise the evening and weekend staff at City facilities.  The position monitors staff and facility reservations at any of the City facilities, provides customer service while out in the field, and submits daily detail reports to supervisor.

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

Education: An Associate's degree in recreation and leisure services, human services, or a related field.

Training and Experience: Two (2) years experience in planning, organizing, and conducting recreation programs, including supervising, budgeting, report writing, marketing, and training OR four (4) years of relevant experience including two (2) years in a supervisory role may be substituted for the Associate degree OR two (2) years as City of Manhattan Beach Recreation Leader I/II and one year supervisory experience.

License: A valid California Class "C" drivers license and acceptable driving record are required.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Requires knowledge in the principles and practices of event organization and program development; budgeting practices, and requirements to implement broad recreation and cultural activities; skill in instruction and training; operating specific department tools and equipment; and effective communication skills, both oral and written. Must have the ability to plan, organize, and implement recreation events; supervise assigned staff; prepare oral and written reports; lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; and work effectively with others. Proficiency in the use of personal computer software (Windows) is desirable.

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

HOW TO APPLY: A City Employment Application form AND Criminal Conviction form are required and will be accepted by the Human Resources Department in person, or by U.S. mail. Facsimiles, photocopies, and electronic mail are not accepted. Applications will be reviewed and a select group of candidates whose background and experience best meet the requirements will be invited to an oral interview.

The filing period will remain open until the needs of the Department have been met. Applications may be obtained by visiting the City's website or from the Human Resources Department, City Hall, 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. If you need special assistance in the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources at (310) 802-5258.

If you need special assistance in the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources Technician 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.

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

*Please note City hall will be changing business hours as of March 21, 2016. Hours of operations will be 7:30AM - 5:30PM with every other Friday closed.

 NOTE: The City of Manhattan Beach does not discriminate. 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, expect those mandated by deferral or state law or the Public Employees Retirement System.

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