Suisun City

Special Events Attendant (20226774)

Recreation Specialist I-II - Temporary Part-Time
Northern Bay Area
Continuous or until 100 applicants
$16.05-$19.46 Hourly

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


611 Village Drive Suisun City, 94585


Special Events Attendants work in the formal Suisun City classification of Recreation Specialist I/II. Starting hourly rate will depend on qualifications. This position works on average 19 hours per week.


The Department: The Recreation, Parks and Marina Department is responsible for the operations and programs of the Suisun City Marina, the Senior Center and the Joseph A. Nelson Center, including preschool, after-school programs at various sites, recreation classes and sports leagues, community events and special event rentals.


The Position: Special Events Attendants work behind the scenes making all Recreation and Community Services excel! This job entails interacting with the public and vendors participating in recreation and community activities, facilitating arts, crafts, games, and sports; performing participant check-in, reception duties and cash handling duties; assisting with large equipment (stage and booth) set-up, take down and housekeeping; opening and closing facilities. Additionally, Recreation Specialist II may provide administrative and onsite program support; assisting with training, leading, scheduling and directing staff; assisting with program budget; creating event schedules and layouts; organizing and directing event activities for the community; preparing written and verbal reports, correspondence, and other communications; and maintenance of supplies and facility equipment. We’re looking for highly motivated people with a customer service orientation who genuinely enjoy helping others and who are flexible problem-solvers.

Ideal Candidate


Recreation Specialist I

Education/Training: Enrolled high school student in good standing with valid work permit (16 years old minimum) or equivalent.

Experience: No experience required.  Some experience or participation in recreation or sports programs, cash handling, or working with youth programs is desirable.

License or certificate: Possession of a California Class C driver’s license and the ability to obtain a CPR, First Aid and AED certificate may be required.

Recreation Specialist II

Education/Training: High school diploma or GED or equivalent.  Some college is preferred.

Experience: One year of experience in facilitating recreation or sports programs, cash handling, and/or working within youth programs.

License or Certificate: Possession of a California Class C driver’s license and the ability to obtain a CPR, First Aid and AED certificate may be required.


Special Requirements: Background check and drug screenings are required prior to formal job offer.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

  • Environment: Work is performed in an indoor or outdoor recreational environment and may include travel from site to site; and exposure to inclement weather conditions.
  • Physical: Primary functions require walking, standing, running, stooping, reaching, bending and climbing; light, moderate or heavy lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying.
  • Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.
  • Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.


Employees in the job classes defined as Temporary, Part-Time are subject to the provisions of the City Personnel Rules and Regulations, and the terms of the Temporary / Part-Time Employee Compensation and Benefits Plan.


All Temporary, Part-Time employees are enrolled in the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) in lieu of Social Security and accrue up to 24 hours of sick leave per year. Eligibility for other benefits is dependent upon the number of hours worked. 

Special Instructions

APPLICATION/SELECTION PROCEDURE: The City of Suisun City utilizes to accept and process employment applications. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the City’s official application but may accompany the application. All applications and resumes will be reviewed to select those applicants whose qualifications appear to most closely match the requirements of the position. A limited number of the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the subsequent phase(s) of the recruitment process, which may include one or more of the following: written examination, performance examination, assessment exercises, oral interviews, and complete background checks. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement in the selection process.

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