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recreation coordinator
City of Half Moon Bay, San Francisco/Peninsula

recreation

For more info contact:
[email protected]
(650) 712-1786
Close Date: Apr 14, 2017
Salary: $5,122.00 - $6,224.00 Monthly

The City of Half Moon Bay


   



Invites you to apply for the position of: 


 


   recreation coordinator


 


 


Why Consider The City of Half Moon Bay?


It’s simple:  We are a dedicated team of professionals committed to providing exceptional service to the community we serve, and we want you to join us!


 


About Our Team


At the City of Half Moon Bay, you will work alongside a team of creative and highly motivated professionals, who on a daily basis contribute their talents and commitment in providing essential public services to our residents and businesses.



 


About The Position


We are seeking a highly motivated, highly skilled, innovative and enthusiastic individual to join the recreation Division within the Office of the City Manager as a recreation coordinator with the City of Half Moon Bay.  As a critical member of this team you’ll be responsible for implementing and evaluating a variety of recreation programs and activities, and managing recreation facilities.



You will report to the Deputy City Manager with direct and indirect supervision responsibilities of subordinate staff.  You will have the opportunity to work in a beautiful community and a tremendous opportunity to build and expand on the organizational and community success that has transformed the City over the past several years.   


 



The City has embarked on a positive direction that requires progressive leadership from engaged, active and hands-on staff members, with a track record of developing and maintaining strong relationships with all stakeholders that provide creative and timely solutions to priorities, projects and services.



  



What You Will Do


  • Develop, schedule, implement, conduct and evaluate recreation programs and special events.
  • Coordinate and supervise employees, independent contractors, and volunteers.
  • Identify, schedule, and prepare contracts with contracted instructors for classes.
  • Prepare the Division’s Activities Guide, division reports, and promotional materials.
  • Coordinate the use and rental of City facilities by the public, including setting up physical arrangements for groups.
  • Develop marketing materials and promote recreation programs throughout the community.
  • Ensure the safety and welfare of all users of City facilities and programs.
  • Attend Parks and recreation Committee meetings, reportson programs and help develop policies for the committee.
  • Assists in preparation and administration of Division’s budget process.
  • Provide support to the preparation and implementation of the Parks and recreation Master Plan.
  • Execute operational decisions in accordance with City policies and procedures.
  • Evening and weekend work is occasionally required.

 


What You Bring


Sufficient education and experience to satisfactorily perform the duties of this classification. Knowing that any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. Such as:


  • Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in recreation and Leisure Studies, or a related field;
  • Two (2) years of increasingly responsible, paid, full-time experience in municipal or private sector recreation programming, including at least one (1) year of supervision experience;
  • Possession of a valid California class C Driver's License and current First Aid/CPR/AED Certificate; and
  • Ability to pass a background and physical screen to work with minors.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) language ability, both written and spoken, is preferred.

and


Knowledge of:


  • Principles of coordinating and evaluating a variety of recreation programs (e.g. toddler, youth, teen, adult, seniors) and events.
  • Principles of managing rental of City facilities.
  • Office administrative practices and procedures, including the use of standard office equipment and software.
  • Principles of supervision, training and employee development.
  • Principles and practices of tracking and monitoring budgets.
  • Computer applications used to create and distribute promotional materials.

Skill to:


  • Improve current programs and innovate new programs.
  • Acquire, retain and use thorough knowledge of the functions, procedures and policies of the City.
  • Effectively and efficiently prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Communicate orally and in writing with the public and effectively resolve complaints and satisfy inquiries.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

Ability to:


  • Assist in budget preparation and administration.
  • Interpret, explain and enforce applicable policies and procedures.
  • Maintain records neatly and accurately.
  • Work collaboratively and create and maintain positive relationships with diverse community members and staff.
  • Organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow-up on assignments with a minimum of direction.
  • Represent the City and the Division effectively in contacts with representatives of other agencies, City departments, and the public.

Who You Are 


  • Professional with extensive experience in recreation programs.
  • Comfortable working with a diverse community, instructors and staff.
  • Strong communicator with excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
  • Innovative problem solver who thinks outside the box.
  • Individual who is self-motivated, team oriented, reliable and able to thrive in a fast-paced, teamwork environment.
  • Professional skilled at juggling multiple priorities and projects in order to meet targeted deadlines.

Physical Demands


Must have the ability to maintain effective audio/visual discrimination and perception to the degree necessary for the successful performance of assigned. Must also have the ability to move tables, chairs, and equipment; lift equipment and supplies from 5 to 50 lbs. in weight; and demonstrate recreational activities, games, crafts, and athletic techniques.



Working Conditions


This position requires prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities.  The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in preparing statistical reports and data using a computer keyboard.  Additionally, the position requires near vision in reading correspondence, statistical data and using a computer, and acute hearing is required when providing phone service and communicating in person.




Ideal Candidate:

Will be a highly motivated, highly skilled, innovative and enthusiastic individual with 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, with major course work in Recreation and Leisure Studies, or a related field;
  • Two (2) years of increasingly responsible, paid, full-time experience in municipal or private sector recreation programming, including at least one (1) year of supervision experience;
  • a valid California class C Driver's License and current First Aid/CPR/AED Certificate; and
  • The ability to pass a background and physical screen to work with minors.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) language ability, both written and spoken, is preferred.

 

 


Benefits:

Retirement: PERS Classic employee receives 2% at 55; single highest year and PEPRA employee receives 2% at 62, with highest 3 years. Classic employees pay 7% employee contribution and PEPRA employees pay half the normal costs (currently 6.5%). The City of Half Moon Bay does not participate in Social Security, except the required Medicare.

Health Insurance: Employee can choose from medical plans provided through CalPERS. Dental Insurance is available through Delta Dental and Vision coverage is available through VSP. The City provides an allowance of $1,800 per month, which can be used for medical premiums. Any unused portion may be taken as additional compensation.

Dental and Vision premiums are paid by the employer up to family coverage. 

Other Insurance: The City provides long-term disability coverage equal to 2/3 of monthly salary to a maximum of $6,000/mo.

Life Insurance: City provides coverage equal to 1 X annual base salary.

Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year.

Vacation: Accrual of 12 days annually for the first four years; increasingly periodically thereafter to 23 days annually after 21 years.

Administrative Leave: 12 days per year.

Sick Leave: Accrual at the rate of 12 days per year. Education Incentive: $1,500 annually for eligible expenses upon approval.

Deferred Compensation: Voluntary participation in ICMA or CalPERS 457 plans are available.

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