San Carlos

Recreation Leader II (Part-time <20 hours/week)

Special Events - Farmers' Market
San Francisco/Peninsula
Until filled
$17.86-$21.71 Hourly

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


600 Elm Street San Carlos, 94070


The following dates are tentative and subject to change based on the needs of the City:

Final Filing Date: Closed when Filled


Appointment to this position is contingent upon:

*TB testing

*Department of Justice fingerprinting criminal history records check (if over age 18)

*Work permit (if under age 18)


Resume will not be accepted in lieu of application. Application, including all work history, must be fully completed if a resume is attached. Incomplete and/or inaccurate applications may result in disqualification from the recruitment process. All communication regarding your status in this recruitment process will be conducted via email or postal mail. Be sure to include a valid e-mail address on the employment application. Applicants are responsible for notifying Human Resources of any changes to contact information.


About the Position

This position works as an onsite manager of the weekly San Carlos Farmers Market.  Work hours are Sundays, 7:00am to 3:00pm.  This position will rotate Sundays with other Recreation Leaders. Receives general supervision from a full-time Recreation Department staff member.


Essential Duties

  • Assist Public Works and the Sheriff’s Department with opening/closing/securing the site
  • Chalk and number vendor spaces according to a prepared map, but able to quickly adjust onsite as needed.
  • Set up and break down the market, including but not limited to required signage, restrooms, entertainment area, informational booth, and garbage placement.
  • Assure all COVID and other safety and sanitation measures are in place site-wide as required, including assuring restrooms are clean and stocked.
  • Assure the market area is swept and debris-free before re-opening.

Ideal Candidate

Job-Related and Essential Qualifications

General Knowledge of basic event management, and techniques of working effectively with adults and children


Ability and skills to organize people and activities; energetically perform job duties; comprehend and follow brief oral and written instructions; assist willingly as needed.  Implement program plans; work with minimal supervision.  Establish, maintain and foster cooperative working relations with others contacted in the course of work. Able to maintain calm, handle details, and multi-task in a busy environment.


Education and Training

Sufficient education and experience to satisfactorily perform the duties of this classification.  A typical qualifying background would be graduation from high school, and 500 hours experience as either a Recreation Leader I at the City of San Carlos or 500 hours at an equivalent classification in another municipality, or equivalent experience in a comparable setting.


Special Requirements

Speak clearly and understandably; lift and move equipment, such as canopies, tables and chairs;


Licenses and Certifications

Possession of an appropriate California driver's license, or California I.D. issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles is desired.

Special Instructions

Copying and pasting resume or attaching a resume cannot be substituted for completing the "Work Experience" section of application. Please list each job in the "work experience" section. Click "+ Add another item" to add space for each work history.  Failure to complete this section may be considered an incomplete application.

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