Recreation Leader - Youth Basketball (19913137)

Sacramento/Metro Area
Until filled or until 100 applicants
$12.00-$13.23 Hourly

Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


600 East A Street Dixon, CA, 95620


The City of Dixon Invites Applications for RECREATION LEADER for Youth Basketball Temporary/Seasonal approx. 15-20 hr/wk - (No Medical Benefits) 

THE POSITION: Performs a variety of duties to insure that the City of Dixon's recreational activities such as playground program, day camp, and special events are enjoyable and safe for participants. Conducts games, arts & crafts, and recreational activities; assists with the planning of activities; ensures that facilities and equipment are safe for use; performs related and other work as required.

Youth Basketball Program: The City of Dixon is recruiting to fill approximately twelve (12) temporary, seasonal positions for the Youth Basketball Program. Hours will include weekends and evenings.

Typical duties include: refereeing youth basketball, gym set-up, and scorekeeping.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applications are invited from qualified persons who possess the knowledge and abilities to perform the job. A typical way to obtain such knowledge and ability would be:

Education:  None Required

Experience: Some experience working with children; and knowledge of games and arts & crafts projects is desirable. Knowledge of typical rules and procedures of basketball is preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Selected positions may require a CPR card prior to beginning work. Must be at least 14 years old by time of employment.
  • California Department of Justice fingerprint clearance.
  • Selected positions may require possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License and a satisfactory driving record as a condition on initial and continued employment.
  • Spanish speaking ability is desirable, but not required.
  • This position is subject to random controlled substance testing and/or breath alcohol testing.

LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT: December 2019 through March 2020

To Apply: All applicants should complete an online employment application.

The final filing date has been established as open until filled, however, applications will be reviewed on Monday, October 20, 2019 for a 1st screening and every two weeks thereafter until filled.  Recruitment may automatically close without notice.  

A limited number of candidates whose applications indicate that, among those competing, they are better qualified in terms of related training and experience will be invited to participate in an oral interview tentatively scheduled for the week of October 28, 2019.

Employment Processing: Those selected will be subject to a pre-employment drug test, fingerprinting, and in accordance with Federal law, must provide proof of identity and legal right to work in the United States. Veteran's Preference Points: Veteran's Preference points will be applied. A copy of the DD214 form must be filed at the time of application. All attachments must be uploaded as (1) one PDF document.  

The City of Dixon is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / FEDERAL AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. Reasonable Accommodation in the application, examination and selection process will be made upon request by calling (707) 678-7000 or TDD (707) 678-1489. City of Dixon Job Line (707) 678-7005 or TDD (707) 678-1489.

Ideal Candidate

Looking for candidates (14+ year age) who enjoy working with youth. Must be able to work weekends and evenings. Some experience and knowledge of typical rules and procedures of basketball is preferred.


This position does not receive any medical, dental or vision benefits.

CalPERS Annuitants will be limited to only 960 hours in a fiscal year.

See Temporary/Seasonal Compensation Plan for participation in 457 Deferred Compensation Plan or Holiday Pay.


An employee working in California, on or after July 1, 2015, for thirty (30) or more calendar days within a year is entitled to paid sick leave. Non-regular (seasonal, limited term, and/or temporary) employees covered by this policy ("Employees") are entitled to 3 days or 24 hours of paid sick time annually which may be used per fiscal year or after the ninetieth (90th) day after the first date of employment, whichever comes first.

Special Instructions

To Apply: Complete an on-line City application and supplemental questionnaire.

Exam Process: A limited number of candidates whose application indicate that they, among those competing, are better qualified in terms of related education, training, and experience will be invited to participate in an Oral Interview exam (weighted 100%). 

Interviews tentatively scheduled for the week of October 28, 2019.

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