Close Date: Feb 6, 2013
Salary: $4,626.00 - $5,507.00 Monthly
CITY OF PACIFICA
IS OFFERING AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY AS A
R E C R E A T I O N
C O O R D I N A T O R
If you have a Bachelor’s degree in recreation or in a related field AND have one year of professional recreation experience, this open and promotional oopportunity may be for you. The City of Pacifica is seeking an individual as its next Recreation Coordinator. This is a fulltime, fully benefitted position with the Recreation Division of the Parks, Beaches & Recreation Department. Details follow below! This recruitment closes on February 6, 2013 or upon receipt of the first 100 qualified applicants.
Under direct supervision of the recreation supervisor, the recreation coordinator assists in the development, supervision and evaluation of a wide range of recreation programs for various age groups; organizes and conducts special events; oversees volunteers and part-time staff; has responsibility for assigned portions of the recreation supervisor program responsibilities; and does other related work as assigned.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTION REQUIREMENTS
The position must have the ability to maintain facilities and equipment used in its programs; possess excellent written and oral communication skills in order to generate reports, maintain records, and provide written employee evaluations; must be able to work independently and within teams; must be able to work some evenings and weekends; must be able to use word processing and spreadsheet software, as well as being able to keep accurate records, maintain program budgets, complete city paperwork, and communicate with a variety of agencies, vendors, community groups, and members of the public.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
This individual plans, organizes, and directs the work of subordinates in developing and implementing broad and diversified recreation programs; develops programs of service to meet community needs maintains appropriate budgetary controls responsible for a variety of programs; plans and implements training and supervision of part-time staff; handles the promotion of programs including but not limited to communication with local publications, online media, and the City's web site. This individual is responsible for a variety of youth and adult programs including special events; assists with programming for the Community Center and youth activities. Must be able to work alone, as well as work well with others.
Recreation coordinator positions will be assigned to one or more of the following positions: community sports, aquatics; special events; the Community Center, elementary aged recreation; teens; class registrations and the department activity guide; community rentals and facilities; administration.
Requires BA/BS degree in recreation or related field AND one year of professional recreation experience. Basic computer skills needed for reports & recordkeeping. Proficiency in Microsoft Word a must and Excel skills desired.
REQUIRED LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver’s License. Ability to obtain American Red Cross First Aid certificate and CPR Adult, Child and Infant CPR within one year of employment.
OTHER WORK REQUIREMENTS
Physical Skills: Ability to sit, stand, walk, run, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, twist, climb; lift and carry 50 pounds; use standard office equipment, including a computer; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.
Work Environment: Work in an indoor and outdoor environment; exposure to noise and confining workspaces.
Ability To: Travel to different sites and locations; drive safely to different sites and locations; maintain a safe driving record; maintain a neat and clean appearance. Some positions must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
Recruitment closes on February 6, 2013 or upon receipt of the first 100 qualified applicants, whichever occurs first. The completion of a City of Pacifica application is required, and a resume is not accepted in lieu of an application. The most qualified candidates will be invited to an oral panel interview that may include a practical exercise tentatively scheduled the week of February 25, 2013. The selected candidate must be able to pass the final phases of the hiring process that include providing documentation validating the right to work in the United States, pass a background investigation that includes fingerprinting and reference checking, and pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen.
Information contained herein subject to change without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract or offer of employment. The City of Pacifica does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, sex, disability or sexual orientation.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Holidays: Thirteen (13) days per year.
Vacation: From 11 to 27 days per year, depending on length of service.
Sick leave: Accrual is one day per month, with no limit on accrual.
Retirement: In addition to salary, the City shall contract with CALPers to provide a retirement plan that utilizes formula for 2% @ 60 for individuals with no prior CalPERS service or reciprocity. Individuals with prior CalPERS service may be eligible for other retirement formulas.
Insurance: The City provides its employees with a cafeteria plan allowance that allows employees to purchase health care benefits through either Teamsters Union #856 Health and Welfare or CalPERS medical benefits plan.
The City contributes toward a dental insurance plan for employee and all eligible dependents who opt for non-union health care benefits.
The City pays premiums for:
· Life insurance premium in the amount of $30,000.
· Long term disability insurance (to begin sixty days after onset of non-work-related illness or injury).
Training: The City will pay up to $650 per year toward the cost of books and tuition required as part of courses taken that are job-related (suspended under current MOU).
Deferred Compensation: Employees may participate in a choice of three deferred compensation plans.
Union Membership: Union membership is required.