Dixon

Recreation Specialist I/II (19954527)

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Recreation
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Sacramento/Metro Area
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Temporary
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Until filled or until 100 applicants
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$13.00-$15.05 Hourly
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Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Location

600 East A Street Dixon, CA, 95620

Description

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

THE POSITION: This position organizes, monitors, oversees, leads or assists with a variety of City of Dixon recreation activities such as after school programs, day camp, special events, aquatic events, adult sports and youth sports. Conducts games, arts & crafts, and recreational activities; supervises staff and plans activities; opens and readies facilities; ensures 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 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:

Recreation Specialist I:

Education:  Must be currently enrolled in or graduated from an educational institution working toward a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. 

Experience: Some experience working with children; planning and implementing recreation and sports activities; and supervising staff is required. 

Other Requirements:

  • Select positions may require the ability to obtain CPR & First Aid Certificates prior to start date
  • 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.
  • Must be at least 16 years old by time of employment
  • Spanish speaking ability is desirable, but not required.
  • This position is subject to random controlled substance testing and/or breath alcohol testing.

Recreation Specialist II:

Education: Must be currently enrolled in or graduated from an educational institute working toward a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent. 

Experience: Equivalent to one (1) year working as a Recreation Specialist I in the City of Dixon.

Other Requirements :

  • Select positions may require the ability to obtain CPR & First Aid Certificates prior to start date.
  • Must be at least 17 years old by time of employment

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 every two weeks 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.

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 (16+ years of 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.

Benefits

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.

http://www.ci.dixon.ca.us/DocumentCenter/Home/View/292

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%). 

 

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(707)678-7000
Contact email: