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Recreation Leader

at City of Chula Vista

Pay: $13.17 to $16.01/hour
Salary : $13.17 - $16.01 Hourly
Posted: 2/3/2020
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2664255
Keywords: recreation, coach

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Recreation Leader
Opening Date/Time: Fri. 12/20/19 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: Thu. 04/30/20 5:00 PM Pacific Time
Salary:$13.17 - $16.01 Hourly
Job Type:Hourly, Part-Time
Location:Chula Vista, California
Department:Community Services
To organize, coordinate and lead various recreational activities at a variety of City recreational facilities, which may include community centers, playgrounds, ball fields and gymnasiums; and to perform related duties as assigned.

This recruitment is for a part-time, non-benefited position limited to 919 hours of employment in a fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) with an average of less than 30 service hours per work week.  Unclassified hourly employees are paid on an hourly basis and shall not be eligible for benefits nor be subject to Civil Service Rules.  Although hourly employees are at-will, they are still subject to all other City policies and procedures.

Essential Functions:
Functions may include, but are not limited to, the following: organize and lead activities at a public recreational facility; direct games, sports, craft activities and special events; provide information about recreation programs to the public; develop interest and participation in recreation programs; advise patrons of regulations governing the use of a recreational facility; register patrons for classes and/or activities and take facility reservations; conduct broad-scope social and cultural activities for all age levels; officiate, coach and instruct field, court and table games; teach fundamentals of play and sportsmanship; issue and maintain equipment and supplies; prepare outside sport fields; supervise facilities and program participants; ensure the safety of participants and staff; administer first aid; assist in operations and maintenance of a recreational facility such as cleaning and mopping; may train, assign work and oversee other part-time staff; collect and account for program registration, facility reservations and monies received; keep routine records; complete forms, prepare reports and compile statistical information; build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service; perform related duties as assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of education and/or experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.  A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be one year of experience working with youths and/or adults in a structured recreation program and training equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by 30 units at an accredited college or university.  License or Certificate: American Red Cross certification in First Aid and CPR must be attained within 90 days of hire.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
?Knowledge of: basic objectives of recreational activities; principles of good customer service; skills involved in various sports, games and group activities; English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; computer equipment and software applications related to assignment.  Ability to: follow written and oral instructions; maintain discipline and safety practices; work various schedules including mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, holidays and split shifts as required by the work assignment; operate computer equipment and software applications related to assignment; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
On a continuous basis, stand and walk while supervising participants and monitoring facilities inside and out; intermittently bend, stoop, stretch, squat, kneel, twist at the waist and extend arms above and below the shoulders while modeling various recreational activities; safely lead and interact with participants in active recreation, games and group activities; push, pull and/or lift  equipment which may weigh up to 60 pounds; twist and reach for office equipment while sitting at a desk; use a computer keyboard; verbal ability to communicate in person and by telephone; see in the normal vision range with or without correction; hear in the normal range with or without correction.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors; the performance of outdoor work requires exposure to a variety of weather conditions (heat, cold, rain, intense sun); exposure to potentially hazardous substances and chemicals and work on slippery or uneven surfaces.  Indoor work is performed in a variety of environments with natural or artificial lighting and moderate to high noise levels.  Work is frequently disrupted by the need to respond to in-person and telephone inquiries.

 Additional Information:
Recruitment No.19760312

Candidates whose applications indicate education and experience most directly related to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. All notices will be sent via e-mail. If e-mail address is unavailable, notifications will be sent via standard U.S. mail.