Park and Recreation Field Monitor (19922627)

San Francisco/Peninsula
Continuous or until 100 applicants
$22.73-$27.63 Hourly


850 Burlingame Ave. Burlingame, 94010


The City of Burlingame is accepting applications for a Part-Time Park and Recreation Field Monitor. 


Park and Field Monitor is a part-time temporary position with the Recreation Division. Employees hired into this class will follow the City’s emphasis on excellent customer service; will be detail-orientated; able to manage multiple tasks and programs and will be a team player who will be able to work with a variety of City staff and members of the public.



Typical duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Acts a liaison to build a positive working relationship with all youth user groups who use the athletic fields in Burlingame.
  • Supervises all activities on Burlingame field’s including, youth user group games and practices, adult sports, private rentals and public drop in use.
  • Interprets and enforces the field user policy and park policies to the public and sports user groups.
  • Patrols park areas by foot, bicycle or vehicle to assist the general public and sports groups in the use of the park areas.
  • Responds to inquiries and complaints and ensures safe use of the facilities.
  • Documents all emergency and first-aid contacts.
  • Inspects public areas for safety hazards and sanitary conditions and reports possible hazards to the Recreation Staff.
  • Assists with the planning and presentation of special events; supports City or Department-sponsored events as required.
  • Maintains close liaison with other Department units and other appropriate City departments.



 Knowledge of:  Burlingame Parks and Recreation Department regulations and City policies; geography of the City and sites of City parks and facilities; and background in organizing, supervising, scheduling or participating in youth and adult sports.

Ability to: Work independently without direct supervision; interpret and enforce the Burlingame field use policy and park rules and ordinances; become an effective liaison with all youth and adult users of athletics fields; establish and maintain a positive customer service approach in dealing with the public and work cooperatively and effectively with co-workers to provide general assistance to the public; and work weekends and holidays as required.

Skills:  Ability to build a positive working relationship through effect communication of rules and regulations with all users of athletic fields, parks, playgrounds and open spaces.



Education and/or Experience: Sufficient education and experience to perform the above duties which is typically obtained through a high school diploma or equivalent.

License/Certificate: Class C driver’s license issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles.



Position requires sitting, standing, walking on level and unlevel or uneven and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping, and making repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties.   The position also requires both near and far vision; the need to lift, carry and push tools, equipment, and supplies weighing 55 pounds or more is also required.  Additionally, the incumbent in this outdoor position works in all weather conditions, including wet, hot, and cold. As well as, the ability to drive motorized vehicles and hear well enough to follow directions, and see well enough to read instructions.

The incumbent may be required to respond to after-hours emergency call-outs and perform routine standby duties.

Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.



Interested candidates must submit a completed on-line employment application.  Resumes in lieu of a completed application will not be accepted. ONLY THE FIRST 100 APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.  This recruitment is open until filled or until the maximum number of applications are received.  Faxes will not be accepted. 




Applications will be reviewed daily for neatness, accuracy, completion, relevant education, experience and training.  The most qualified applicants who meet the needs of the department will be invited to participate in the interview process.  


Note: The City of Burlingame reserves the right, at its discretion, to limit the number of qualified candidates invited to the selection process.



Prior to appointment, candidates will be required to:  

  • pass a fingerprint check submitted to the Department of Justice
  • comply with The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States at date of hire


The City of Burlingame is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, ancestry, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin in its employment actions, decisions, policies, and practices. The duties described in this job announcement are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.  This job announcement does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.



Healthy Workplaces/Healthy Families Act of 2014 Paid Sick Leave Benefit. This benefit accrues at the rate of one hour for every 30 hours worked to a maximum benefit of 24 hours per year. There is no cash value associated with benefit. No other benefits are offered. This position is at will and is not part of the City's Civil Service System. There is no guarantee of hours and employment may end at any time.

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