City of Murrieta

The City of Murrieta, located in southwest Riverside County, was incorporated under the general laws of the State of California on July 1, 1991 and currently supports a population of approximately 114,000 residents. While offering affordable housing and high quality schools, the City represents a blend of dynamic growth amid the traditional values of a historic rural community dating back to the 1890's. Every resident and employee of the City has the opportunity to be an integral part in shaping the Murrieta of today, and, more important, the Murrieta of tomorrow.

 

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City of Murrieta, CA Murrieta, California, United States
Feb 28, 2024
Full Time
Description and Essential Functions Connected by Amazing Employees The City of Murrieta is accepting applications for the position of Recreation Coordinator to fill one (1) current vacancy in our Community Services Department . The eligibility list established may be used to fill upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to one (1) year. POSITION Recreation Coordinator - Youth Programming Under general supervision, coordinates the day camp programs and other youth-aged programming. Plans and assists in the coordination of youth special events. Must have the organizational skills to coordinate classes, instructors, and schedules. Should enjoy a fast-paced environment working with young children. Supports various Community Services Department facilities as necessary. DEFINITION Under general supervision, assists in planning, organizing, and coordinating one or more recreation programs and/or facilities; programs may include but are not limited to youth programs, aquatics, youth and adult sports, senior center activities, and special interest classes; assists in facilitating programs in recreation and sports facilities, including swimming pool, and senior center; provides administrative support and program assistance to the Recreation Supervisor, and performs related work as required. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Recreation Supervisor. Exercises technical and functional direction and provides training to lower-level seasonal staff. CLASS CHARACTERISTICS This is the journey-level classification in the Recreation Coordinator series responsible for performing the full range of assigned program duties, working independently, and exercising judgment and initiative. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. This class is distinguished from the Senior Recreation Coordinator in that the latter is responsible for a more diverse and complex range of community programs, requiring the coordination of program budgets as well as the independent planning and implementation of programs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provides assistance to the supervisor in planning, coordinating, and implementing recreation programs, activities, and/or systems at one or multiple sites Participates in the day-to-day operations of one or more recreation programs and/or facilities; undertakes opening and closing procedures; sets up and tears down facilities throughout the day for different activities; inspects facilities for potential hazards Interacts with the public to assist them with recreation class registrations; receives and responds to questions and concerns; authorizes late withdrawals and entries in classes and issues refunds and credits consistent with departmental policy Assists in ensuring that vendors for City special events have the necessary permits, business licenses, and insurance for compliance with City and mandated requirements; communicates with the Department of Health with respect to food vendors; assists in coordinating the work of vendors during events Works with instructors of various classes; prepares weekly and daily schedules; creates promotional materials; verifies and sends payment requests to the Finance Department Assists supervisor in coordinating sports or aquatics-related programs and activities; performs registration work; receives and accounts for fees received; ensures the upkeep of equipment, supplies, and facilities; performs field preparation; organizes staff to keep score and run the game clock Assists in the selection, scheduling, and assignment of work to part-time seasonal and volunteer workers; trains in work activities as needed Assists in program marketing and communication in such areas as contributions to the Activity Guide, preparing flyers and brochures, and using social media to reach a wide range of community participants Orders supplies and materials for projects and activities as authorized by supervisor; maintains records of purchase orders Monitors the proper and safe use of program facilities by patrons; patrols recreational facilities to ensure adherence to rules and ordinances; ensures that incident and accident situations are properly responded to, handled, and documented Assists with training staff in the use of the automated software system for registrations and program fees; oversees registration activities and ensures accurate record-keeping for program receipts Maintains accurate records of recreation services, including schedules, program participation, and related activities Observes and complies with City and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols Performs other duties as assigned Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and Two (2) years of recreation program operational support experience LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS Possession of, or ability to obtain and maintain, a valid California Driver's License CPR and First Aid Certification for infant, child, and adult, and AED Certificate within three (3) months of hire Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions KNOWLEDGE OF Operations and services of comprehensive recreation programs serving a diverse community Procedures for supporting, implementing, and maintaining a variety of recreation and leisure activities and programs Methods and techniques of recreation site oversight and maintenance Operational characteristics of the equipment used in sports programs Principles of providing functional direction and training to volunteer and seasonal workers Methods and techniques for developing marketing materials City procurement policies and procedures Principles and procedures of record-keeping, cash handling, and report preparation Business arithmetic Methods and techniques of communicating program activities, including the use of social media Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and procedures relevant to the assigned area of responsibility City and mandated safety rules, regulations, and protocols Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff The structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar Modern equipment and communication tools used for business functions and program, project, and task coordination, including computers and software programs relevant to work performed ABILITY TO Assist in implementing a variety of recreational, cultural, and sports programs Schedule, assign, and oversee the work of assigned seasonal workers and volunteers Source the equipment and materials needed to implement assigned programs Develop and implement safe work and play practices Prepare recreation activity schedules, staffing schedules, reports, and other related program materials Understand the organization and operation of recreation programs and facilities necessary to assume assigned responsibilities Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, and other written materials Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record-keeping, and tracking systems Understand and follow oral and written instructions Understand, interpret, and apply all pertinent laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures, and standards relevant to the work performed Independently organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, and follow up on assignments Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy and procedural guidelines Effectively use computer systems, software applications relevant to work performed, and modern business equipment to perform a variety of work tasks Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, using appropriate English grammar and syntax Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work PHYSICAL DEMANDS Must possess mobility to work in a standard office and/or recreational facility setting and use standard office and/or recreation equipment, including a computer, to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various City, recreation, and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. Standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification frequently bend, stoop, kneel, reach, climb, and walk on uneven surfaces to participate in recreational activities. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds or heavier weights, in all cases, with the use of proper equipment and/or assistance from other staff. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Employees work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees work in the field where they are exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, and inclement weather conditions; when rendering first aid or CPR, employees may be exposed to blood and bodily fluids. Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures. Supplemental Information APPLICATION PROCEDURE A City application form and resume must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at www.MurrietaCA.gov . SELECTION PROCESS Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the employment standards outlined above. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of appraisal interview, performance test and writing exercise to evaluate the applicant's skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The City may also merge lists. SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS The selected candidate(s) must successfully complete pre-employment clearances, which may include a physical, drug screen, and Live Scan background investigation. Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The City of Murrieta is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. All employment practices such as recruitment, selection, and promotions are administered in a manner designed to ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age (over 40), marital or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, disability, or any other basis that is inconsistent with federal, state or local laws. THE COMMUNITY Located just north of San Diego County, the city of Murrieta is home to approximately 116,000 people. Central to all of Southern California, residents of Murrieta live in one of the safest cities in the U.S. With top-ranked schools, 52 parks, and 1,300 acres of trails, it is consistently ranked the top place to live in Southwest Riverside County. Murrieta has a dynamic business environment, an educated population, and a high median income. All of these attributes support the exceptional quality of life residents enjoy and the engaged and connected community that sets Murrieta apart from the rest. THE CITY OF MURRIETA ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES Integrity We are ethical, honest, and fair in all we do. Public Service We deliver responsive and caring service to our community, customers, colleagues, and region. Professionalism We exemplify professionalism through our knowledge, accountability, initiative, and dedication. Teamwork We thrive in a positive work environment noted for collaboration, support, diversity, and balance . Leadership We demonstrate leadership, guide stewardship of resources, and cultivate a vision for the future . MURRIETA GENERAL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION The following is a summary of the provided benefits to full-time employees in the represented unit. For further information, please refer to the unit's Salary Resolution or Memorandum of Understanding . RETIREMENT : The City participates inthe California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS). Tier 1 (Classic Members hired prior to 12/30/2012) Final Compensation: Highest twelve (12) consecutive month period Member Contribution: 8.0% of compensation Formula: 2.7% at 55 Tier 2 (Classic Members hired on or after 12/30/2012) Formula: 2.0% at 60 Member Contribution: 7.0% of compensation Final Compensation: Highest thirty-six (36) consecutive month period Tier 3 (New Members) Formula: 2.0% at 62 Member Contribution: 50% of normal cost (currently 8.0% of compensation) Final Compensation: Highest thirty-six (36) consecutive month period MEDICAL INSURANCE : The City contributes up to $1,647.83 per month toward medical insurance for employees and their eligible dependents. RETIREE MEDICAL INSURANCE : Please refer to the unit's Memorandum of Understanding for details. DENTAL INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee and their eligible dependents. VISION INSURANCE : The City pays for 100% of the premium for the employee and their eligible dependents. LIFE INSURANCE : The City pays 100% of the premium for a $50,000 life insurance policy. Additional life insurance is available. SHORT-TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE: The City pays 100% of the premium for the employee. LONG-TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE : The City pays 100% of the premium for the employee. DEFERRED COMPENSATION : Employees are eligible to participate in a deferred compensation plan through Nationwide Retirement Solutions. The City shall contribute a matching amount not to exceed $1,600 per year. SPANISH LANGUAGE PAY : 2.5% of base pay for eligible members of the association who are fluent in Spanish. Eligibility is based on business necessity. Note: The provisions of this summary do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this summary may be modified or revoked without notice. The types and levels of employee benefits provided, including City contributions toward benefit costs, are subject to change as a result of periodic contract negotiations between the recognized employee association and the City of Murrieta. 01 The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. The information you provide will be verified and documentation may be required. Please be as honest and accurate as possible. You may be asked to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in a work sample or during an interview. By completing this supplemental questionnaire, you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any misstatements, omissions, or falsification of information may eliminate you from consideration or result in dismissal. Responses such as, "see resume" or "see application" will result in rejection of your application. Proof of education is required. Yes, I understand and agree No, I do not agree 02 What is the highest level of education you have completed? Less than a High School diploma or equivalent. High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) Some college Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Doctorate Degree 03 Do you possess a high school diploma or GED? Yes No 04 How many years of recreation program operational support experience do you have? No experience Less than two years More than two, but less than four years More than four, but less than six years Six years or more 05 This positions requires the employee obtain a CPR and First Aid Certification for infant, child, and adult and AED Certificate within three (3) months of hire. Will you be able to meet this requirement? Yes No Required Question Closing Date/Time: 3/25/2024 11:59 PM Pacific
City of Murrieta, CA Murrieta, California, United States
Feb 28, 2024
Part Time
Description and Essential Functions Connected by Amazing Employees O pen until the needs of the City have been met. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The City of Murrieta is accepting applications for the position of Recreation Leader (Part-Time) to fill current vacancies in our Community Services Department . The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to one (1) year. POSITION The ideal candidate will be committed to providing exceptional customer service, upholding the public interest, and being a part of the community's vision. DEFINITION Under general supervision, organizes and leads a variety of recreation programs. Plans, develops, promotes, and implements a variety of programs and events. Special events may require evenings, weekends, and holiday work. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Assists in the development and implementation of community activities and services; may generate and research ideas for activities to meet the needs of various areas of interests Provides customer service to the public; assists the public in planning activities and events; prepares facilities for group and recreation activities; assists in facility maintenance and room set up; prepares and maintains facility activity records Processes registrations for classes, special events, and facilities; accepts payments and issues receipts; requisitions, issues, receives, and oversees the use of equipment, materials, and facilities Assists in the planning and coordination of a variety of existing and new recreation programs, special events, and activities; may develop program publicity and promotional materials for programs and events Assist in planning the annual calendar of community and special events Minimum Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Required: Must be at least 17 years of age No experience required Desired: Previous experience in recreation (paid or volunteer) or customer service experience desirable Recreation experience in a municipal government environment is preferred LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS Possession of First Aid and CPR certification upon hire Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions KNOWLEDGE OF Techniques of organizing groups and recreation activities First aid methods and safety practices Community, recreation and special events activities and methods of accommodating activities to various interest levels Basic mathematics ABILITY TO Organize, direct and lead groups in recreational activities Resolve minor problems and maintain order among program participants Maintain accurate records and prepare clear concise reports Follow oral and written instructions Effectively communicate orally and in writing Establish and maintain effective working relationships with City staff and the public Supplemental Information SCHEDULE This position may be assigned to multiple locations including the Community, Youth, or Senior Centers; the Little Critters recreation building; the Alderwood Clubhouse; and/or other park facilities. Operating hours may include evenings and weekends. APPLICATION PROCEDURE A City application form must be submitted online. Applicants can apply online at www.MurrietaCA.gov . SELECTION PROCESS Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application materials that they meet the employment standards outlined above. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the position may consist of any combination of appraisal interview, performance test, and writing exercises to evaluate the applicant's skill, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The City may also merge lists. SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS The selected candidate(s) must successfully complete pre-employment clearances, which may include a physical, drug screen, and Live Scan background investigation. Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY The City of Murrieta is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. All employment practices such as recruitment, selection, and promotions are administered in a manner designed to ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age (over 40), marital or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, disability, or any other basis that is inconsistent with federal, state or local laws. THE COMMUNITY Located just north of San Diego County, the city of Murrieta is home to approximately 116,000 people. Central to all of Southern California, residents of Murrieta live in one of the safest cities in the U.S. With top-ranked schools, 52 parks, and 1,300 acres of trails, it is consistently ranked the top place to live in Southwest Riverside County. Murrieta has a dynamic business environment, an educated population, and a high median income. All of these attributes support the exceptional quality of life residents enjoy and the engaged and connected community that sets Murrieta apart from the rest. THE CITY OF MURRIETA ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES Integrity We are ethical, honest, and fair in all we do. Public Service We deliver responsive and caring service to our community, customers, colleagues, and region. Professionalism We exemplify professionalism through our knowledge, accountability, initiative, and dedication. Teamwork We thrive in a positive work environment noted for collaboration, support, diversity, and balance . Leadership We demonstrate leadership, guide stewardship of resources, and cultivate a vision for the future . N/A - THIS IS A PART-TIME, NON-BENEFITED POSITION. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. Therefore, enrollment in the PARSARS 457 retirement program is mandatory and requires a contribution of 7.5% of base earnings. The City contributes 1.3% and the employee contributes 6.2% of base earnings; contributions are made each pay period,on a pre-tax basis. Pursuant to the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (AB 1522), eligible part-time employees will accrue 24 hours or three (3) days of paid sick leave each fiscal year, for a maximum accrual of 48 hours. This paid sick leave is available to the employee on the 90th day of employment. Part-Time shifts for all temporary/part-time employees must not exceed 999hours on a fiscal year basis (July 1 through June 30). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. 01 The information provided in your application must support your selected answers in the supplemental questions. The information you provide will be verified and documentation may be required. Please be as honest and accurate as possible. You may be asked to demonstrate your knowledge and skills in a work sample or during an interview. By completing this supplemental questionnaire, you are attesting that the information you have provided is accurate. Any misstatements, omissions, or falsification of information may eliminate you from consideration or result in dismissal. "See Resume" is not an acceptable answer to the questions. Proof of education is required. Yes, I understand and agree No, I do not agree 02 I understand that I am applying for a part-time, non-benefited position with the City of Murrieta, limited to 980 hours per fiscal year, not to exceed 27 hours per work week. Yes No 03 Please select the highest level of education you have completed from the options below. Less than a High School diploma or equivalent. High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) Some college (less than 59 semester units or less than 89 quarter units) Associate's Degree (at least 60 semester units or 90 quarter units) Bachelor's Degree (at least 120 semester units or 180 quarter units) Master's Degree Doctorate Degree 04 Which of the following best describes your previous customer service experience? (Check all that apply) No experience Camps/Afterschool/Recreation/Community Services Special events Volunteer experience Childcare Retail Restaurant Other 05 Based on your response to the previous question, how many years of customer service experience do you possess? No experience Less than one year More than one, but less than two years More than two, but less than three years More than three, but less than four years More than four years 06 Which age groups have you worked with (paid or unpaid)? (Check all that apply) NA - No Experience Kindergarten - 6th Grade 6th Grade - 12th Grade 18 Years and Older Senior Citizens 07 Do you currently possess valid CPR and First Aid certifications? Yes No 08 Recreation Leaders work in various programs and/or divisions. There are various shifts throughout the day. Please review the following options and mark the box(es) that signify your availability. Available any shift Mornings, Monday to Friday Afternoons, Monday to Friday Evenings, Monday to Friday Saturdays Sundays Other 09 In response to the above question, please specify your availability? Required Question Closing Date/Time: Continuous