The City of American Canyon’s Parks and Recreation Department invites creative and responsible individuals to apply for the position of Program Coordinator. It is the long-term vision of the American Canyon Parks and Recreation Department to, “inspire fun; together (with the residents) create community.” As a means to support heathy lifestyles by creating enjoyable experiences through outstanding events, programs and facilities, the main responsibilities of the program coordinator is to plan, organize, implement and evaluate recreation events, classes and programs for one of several program areas. Current program areas include Senior Center, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Special Events, and Health and Wellness.
The City is currently looking for someone to lead the Senior Center program area. While that may be the main emphasis, we expect that all coordinators will support each other’s programs.
The Program Coordinator is considered a temporary/part-time classification and is limited to no more than 1,000 hours per year.
Experience & Education: High School diploma or its equivalent and one year experience in program development and implementation.
At least six months experience in a program leadership role in municipal government and recreation setting is highly desirable.
Certificate: Possession of, or ability to obtain, current certificates in Adult CPR/AED, Child CPR and First Aid. Must be acquired, and an original presented to the Human Resources Department before hire.
This position is not eligible for benefits.
THE SELECTION PROCESS
The City of American Canyon application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted.
Please note: First round of application review will be on Monday, February 26.
To apply, please visit www.cityofamericancanyon.org (Just click Departments & Services/Human Resources/Job Opportunities).
Based on a review of qualifications and the supplemental application those applicants determined to be the most qualified will be invited to an oral interview.
Prior to providing a Conditional Offer of employment the City will conduct a reference check including but not limited to the verification of employment history and education.
After a Conditional Offer of employment is made, applicants may be required to complete a drug screen. Additionally all Conditional Offers of employment will be made and contingent upon successful completion of Livescan Fingerprinting. The resulting report of conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of the conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) will disqualify you as a candidate based on the specific requirements of the position to which you are applying. If selected for fingerprinting, the hiring department will contact you to schedule an appointment.
Veteran’s Preference- view City Policy at http://www.cityofamericancanyon.org/city-departments/administrative-services-human-resources/job-opportunities
Candidates requesting veteran’s preference will be required to provide a copy of U.S. Government Form DD 214 "Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty" to Human Resources before the filing deadline for the position applied for.
Preference afforded via the application screening shall constitute the complete and total extent to which the City of American Canyon will afford veteran preference over other candidates.