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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.


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 I (Part-Time), Job No. 16-058

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.00
  • Posted Date:01/17/2019

The City of Manhattan Beach is now accepting applications for the position of part-time Recreation Leader I for the Parks and Recreation Department. 

POSITION INFORMATION: The Recreation Leader I will assist in conducting a variety of recreation activities at an assigned facility as part of a broad program of community recreation, park, and leisure services and perform related work as required.  Recreation Leader I must display courteous and professional behavior toward the public and staff; and observe all safety and City rules and regulations. 

HOURS: Part-time positions will not work over 960 hours per fiscal year. Work schedules require working early morning, evenings, weekends, holidays, and extended hours based on program and department needs.


Training and Experience: Some direct experience in leadership, volunteer work, or recreation activities is highly desirable.

License: Some positions in this class require possession of a valid California Class “C” Driver’s License in order to carry out essential job functions.

Age: Must be at least 16 years of age. Some positions in this class require a minimum age of 17 or 18 years old. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Some positions in this class require knowledge in recreation activities and programs; skill in operating specific department tools and equipment. Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing; ability to follow oral and written instructions; and work effectively with others is required.

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


A City Employment Application form AND Criminal Conviction form are required and will be accepted by the Human Resources Department in person, by online submission (link below), 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 through the link below 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.

To apply online, click HERE.

City Employment Application (PDF) 

Criminal Conviction Form (PDF) 

Job Announcement (PDF)


The City of Manhattan Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
NOTE: A drug test may 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 or the Public Employees Retirement System.
The provisions of this flyer 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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