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Recreation Leader II - Youth Leader (PT), Job No. 17-013
- Type:Part Time
- Salary/Pay Rate:$12.93/hourly
- Posted Date:09/20/2017
The City of Manhattan Beach is now accepting applications for the position of part-time Recreation Leader II—Youth Leader 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: 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 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.
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.
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