Roseville

Recreation Specialist I/II/III

Summer Day Camps
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Recreation
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Sacramento/Metro Area
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Temporary
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3/2/2018 at 5pm
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$11.00-$16.17 Hourly
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Description

FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting the first 100 qualified applications or closing at 5:00 pm, March 2, 2018; whichever occurs first. PERS retired annuitants are not eligible to apply.

IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.

THE POSITION

The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the temporary and part-time-time position of Recreation Specialist I/II/III in the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department. The normal work schedule will be Monday through Friday from 7:30 am – 6:15pm. This position is from May-August 2018, with potential for year round work. Candidates offered a position will go through a fingerprint screening process which will require that they present a valid government issued identification, example of which include a passport, a driver’s license, or a state id.

Recreation Specialist I

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Sr. Parks and Recreation Supervisor, conduct a variety of recreation programs including, but not limited to, games, sports, crafts, special events, day camps, and after school programs. Assist in planning, promoting, organizing, leading and evaluating a variety of recreation programs and activities. Interact with and stimulate interest while conducting and supervising program activities such as sports, games, special events, arts and crafts, drama and social activities. Receive and oversee the use of equipment and materials; care for and maintain equipment. Complete records and reports as required. Promote and enforce safety procedures; render first aid and CPR, if certified, as required. Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service. Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:

One season of experience in subject area is desirable.

Education:

Equivalent to the completion of the tenth (10th) grade and fifteen (15) years of age by beginning of summer programs.

License or Certificate:

Possession of or ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certificates.

Knowledge of:

Basic class management and supervision. Rules and skills involved in one or more recreation activities. Practices and methods of public relations and customer service; techniques and principles of effective interpersonal communication. Principles and techniques of first aid and CPR.

Ability to:

Follow oral and written instructions; work cooperatively with others; interpret policies and procedures.

On a continuous basis, know and understand operations and observe safety rules; walk long distances; intermittently interpret policies and procedures, and explain operations and problem solve issues for the public and with staff; participate with children in games and sports activities that involve running, bending, squatting, jumping, and reaching; lean, stoop, and bend to set up or break down equipment.

Intermittently set up booths, hang banners, move tables, chairs and carry supplies; lift or carry weight of 45 pounds or less.

Understand and translate City policies and practices into everyday working practices; make sound decisions with solid problem solving methods. Respond to emergency situations in a calm and effective manner; administer first aid and CPR, if certified. Learn to identify problems regarding the facility and programs; refer difficult problems/irregularities for more advanced attention and recommend possible solutions. Understand and carry out written and oral directions. Communicate tactfully with customers. Work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions. Communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Recreation Specialist II

In addition to the duties and qualifications for Recreation Specialist I

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Inspect assigned recreation facilities and/or equipment and recommend any necessary repair or maintenance work and supply needs. Assist with supervision of assigned temporary staff; monitor staff relative to assigned duties. Complete records and reports as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:

One (1) season of experience in the subject area.

Education:

Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade by the beginning of summer programs.

License or Certificate:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR and First Aid certificates.

Knowledge of:

Techniques, rules, and equipment used in a variety of recreational activities and games.

Ability to:

Identify problems regarding the facility and programs; refer difficult problems/irregularities for more advanced attention and recommend possible solutions. Maintain accurate and up-to-date records.

Recreation Specialist III

In addition to the duties and qualifications for Recreation Specialist II

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Plan, promote, conduct and evaluate recreation programs and activities. Aid in the recruitment, selection and training of seasonal employees. Schedule, train and monitor staff relative to assigned duties.

Experience:

Two (2) seasons of experience performing duties in the subject area.

Education:

Equivalent to completion of the 12th grade by the beginning of summer programs.

License or Certificate:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR and First Aid certificates.

Note: Minors may have preclusions or restrictions in duties assigned and licenses required pursuant to 29 CFR § 570.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

1. There are two mandatory training dates: Saturday, May 19 and Saturday, June 16. Can you attend both of these dates?

  • Yes
  • No

2. Will you have completed the tenth (10th) grade and be at least fifteen (15) years of age by June 11, 2018?

  • Yes
  • No

3. Will you have the equivalent to the completion of the twelfth (12th) grade by June 11, 2018?

  • Yes
  • No

4. Please describe your previous leadership experience.

5. What interests you about working in day camps?

6. If applicable, describe your experience working with children aged 6-11 years?

SELECTION PROCESS

Applications and supplemental questionnaire responses will be screened and those applications meeting the minimum qualifications will be forwarded to the Parks, Recreation, & Libraries Department for further consideration. Successful applicants may be contacted for an interview. Final appointment is contingent upon passing a City-paid drug and alcohol screening test and a fingerprint check.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(916)774-5475