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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 (PT), Job No. 17-013

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$12.93/hourly
  • Posted Date:01/17/2019

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

POSITION INFORMATION: The Recreation Leader II will assist with the Afterschool REC Program and Teen Center 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 throughout the City. The Teen Center Drop in program is for youth 11-18 years old Monday through Thursday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM and Friday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM. Vacation hours are from 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. 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 - 6:00 PM with occasional weekend special events. Vacation and Summer program hours are Monday through Friday from 7:15 AM - 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 (6) months of recreation program experience or experience 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: Some positions in this class may require possession of a valid California driver’s license in order to carry out essential job functions.
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.


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)

Job Announcement (PDF)

Criminal Conviction Form (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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