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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.


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Recreation Leader II (Older Adults), Job No. 16-024

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.93/ hourly
  • Posted Date:02/01/2017 8:45 AM

The City of Manhattan Beach is now accepting applications for a part-time Recreation Leader II (Older Adults) with the Parks & Recreation Department. The Recreation Leader II will assist in the Older Adults Program which is designed to promote health, wellness, and enjoyment among the citizens of Manhattan Beach and surrounding communities.

POSITION INFORMATION: In addition to the information provided above, tasks essential for this job may include, but are not limited to, the following; participate and assist with coordinating and evaluating older adults activities such as luncheons, bus excursions, movie outings, recreational classes, and other special events. The Recreation Leader II must display courteous and professional behavior toward the public and staff; observe all safety and City rules and regulations; and also perform other related work as required.

Education: High School diploma or GED

Training & Experience: Six (6) 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 with (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, & 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 senior citizens and 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 50 pounds; and work effectively with others.

A completed City employment application and criminal form is required and will be accepted until the needs of the department have been met. Facsimiles, electronic email and final filing date postmarks are not accepted. Completed application materials should be submitted to the Human Resources Department by mail or in person at 1400 Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. You can obtain a City Employment Application below or by contacting the Human Resources Department at (310) 802-5258.

City Employment Application (MS Word)

Job Announcement (PDF)

Criminal Conviction (PDF)

Applications will be reviewed and those candidates whose background and experience best meet the needs of the Department will be invited to participate in the selection process.


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


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