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Recreation Intern
City of Los Altos, South Bay

Recreation

For more info contact:
mhorta@losaltosca.gov
(650) 947-2607
Close Date: Apr 10, 2013
Salary: $15.00 - $20.00 Hourly

Recreation Intern


One position available


DEADLINE TO APPY


Open Until Filled


First round of applications to be screened on Friday, March 22, 2013


SALARY:$15 - $20 Per Hour

 

LENGTH OF INTERNSHIP:   May - August, 20-24 hours per week; flexible schedule

 

INTERN REQUIREMENTS: To apply for this internship, applicants must be one of the following:

 


  • A current college student in their Junior (60-90 semester units) or Senior (90-120 semester units) year of a four-year degree program in a related field of study.

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.

  • Currently enrolled in a Master’s degree program in a related field of study.

  • Hold a Master’s degree in a related field of study.


IDENTIFIED PROJECTS:


  • Research, analyze and prepare report on shared agency playing field maintenance costs and joint use agreement

  • Assist with seasonal staff training and supervision

  • Research and create a proposal for market driven facility rental program

  • Develop a comprehensive facility rental marketing plan

  • Other Recreation analyst duties as assigned



THE CITY AND COMMUNITY:
 

Los Altos is a full service City with a budget of approximately $39 million and a full-time staff of 130 employees. The Civic Center complex houses the City Hall, Youth Center, Police Station, Library, History Museum and Community Center. Los Altos, California (population 29,431) blends a distinctive community-oriented character with the proximity and influence of the Bay Area’s cultural, recreational and business attractions. With its picturesque neighborhoods, downtown village and highly-rated schools, Los Altos is one of the premier residential communities on the San Francisco Peninsula and a very desirable place to live, work and raise a family. It is located 40 miles from San Francisco, just south of Palo Alto and minutes from the heart of Silicon Valley.


 


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

 

The City of Los Altos is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. If you are a qualified individual with a disability as defined by the ADA/FEHA and you need reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, you must notify the Human Resources Division at time of application. Pursuant to ADA/FEHA regulations, official documentation to support your request may be required.

 



 


Ideal Candidate:

Under general supervision, will work on several technical projects in the Recreation Department. The ideal candidate has excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written) in a variety of settings and groups. Ability to manage multiple tasks with a commitment to detail and quality.Group facilitation skills, including but not limited to: meeting facilitation, teaching and coaching. Strong understanding of recreation and leisure service core values. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office applications. Prior public agency or non-profit recreation experience preferred.

 
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