City of Pleasanton

The City of Pleasanton is a full-service municipality with a workforce of approximately 465 employees and an additional 400 temporary staff. 

Located at the junction of I-580 and I-680, Pleasanton is proximate to the major business markets of Silicon Valley, San Francisco and the Central Valley.

As one of Northern California’s premier residential and business communities, Pleasanton is well-regarded as an attractive and friendly city with a strong heritage, active and involved residents, a wide variety of services, well planned business areas, a historic downtown and well-cared for homes in family oriented neighborhoods.

 

15 job(s) at City of Pleasanton

City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Sep 30, 2018
Full Time
(Over) Recreation Leader III, House Manager for Performing Arts (part-time, temporary) $15.51 - $18.86 per hour (depending on experience) Open Until Filled The Civic Arts Division seeks a part-time Recreation Leader to work as House Manager/ Volunteer Coordinator for the Firehouse Arts Center and Amador Theater. The POSITION: Under direction from the Theater Recreation Supervisor, the Recreation Leader serves as the coordinator of "Front-of-House" operations and coordinator of all volunteers serving the Amador and Firehouse Theaters. This individual would also be the City of Pleasanton representative for many performances. Responsibilities include working with a database of volunteers for the Amador Theater and the Firehouse Arts Center; assisting with Usher Orientation program; coordinating house management needs directly with renters and users of the Amador Theater and Firehouse Arts Center. Coordination would include: assignment of volunteer ushers and ticket takers, coordinating start of performance with box office and show representative, as well as monitoring renter activities in box office, beverage bar, rest rooms and theater seating area. In addition, the House Manager would work with Box Office staff as a member of the Front-of- House staff team. This individual would learn basic box office operations to assist customers, as needed. During the year, the House Manager must be available to work evenings and weekends, as this is when most performances occur. Daytime performances are limited. However, daytime hours may be used to conduct volunteer coordination and orientation duties, as needed. This is a part-time, temporary position, and cannot work more than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. It does not offer benefits, but does contribute to Apple and Medicare. CPR and First Aid training and certification are required. Training can be made available as needed. Typical Duties • Greeting audience members, as they enter the theater, with a bright warm smile and "Hello." • Answering questions regarding rules and regulations of theater. • Assigning tasks to volunteer ushers for each performance. • Training new theater ushers on proper conduct and procedures. • Offer first response to any audience complaints that arise, routing to proper staff member if unable to resolve the issue. • Accommodating patrons requiring inclusion services who attend performances. • Becoming familiar with the season's performances, and answering questions about other performances in the local area. The ideal candidate will: • Possess excellent customer service skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a professional appearance and demeanor. • Be able to create an environment in which Front-of-house staff make all theater patrons feel welcomed, while working to enforce the rules and regulations of the facility. • Be able to respond to an emergency situation with sense of direction and calm. • Be able to assist the public and City employees with tact and courtesy; establish and maintain effective working relationships with volunteer ushers and Theater staff. Awareness of local performances and community events is a plus. The Selection Process: Applications will be reviewed by the Theater Recreation Supervisor as received. The most qualified applicants will be invited for an interview. A reference check will be conducted prior to making an offer. Prior to starting employment, the selected applicants must provide a copy of a certificate showing that he/she has undergone and successfully cleared a tuberculosis test within the past two years, or undergo a tuberculosis test arranged by the City. Applicants selected for the positions will be required to undergo and successfully pass fingerprint checks by the City prior to starting employment. If you are interested in these positions, please complete the City Application available at http://www.cityofpleasantonca.gov/gov/depts/hr/jobs/default.asp. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. If you have questions about this position, you may contact Rob Vogt, Recreation Supervisor at rvogt@cityofpleasantonca.gov or (925) 931-3456. The Division: Civic Arts is a division of the City of Pleasanton Library and Recreation Department, which includes management of the Firehouse Arts Center and Amador Theater; arts and enrichment classes; oversight of the public art collection and visual and performing arts. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Mar 19, 2019
Full Time
ANNOUNCES EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR Recreation Coordinator Full-Time POSITION: $34.08 - $41.44 per hour Filing Deadline: 5:00 pm March 29, 2019 Please apply online at: cityofpleasantonca.gov THE DEPARTMENT With a vision to inspire a vibrant community, the Library and Recreation Department is structured around the shared values of integrity, collaboration, customer service, inclusiveness and innovation. The department oversees library services; senior services; the City's performing, literary, visual, cultural and public art activities; environmental education; facility rentals; a variety of indoor and outdoor camps, classes, events, sports and aquatics for all ages; as well as cemetery and paratransit services. THE COMMUNITY One of Northern California's premier residential and business communities, Pleasanton is well regarded as an attractive and friendly city with a strong heritage, active and involved residents, a wide variety of services, well planned business areas, a historic downtown and well-cared for homes in family oriented neighborhoods. TO BE CONSIDERED If you are interested in this outstanding career opportunity, please consider submitting your application and supplemental questionnaire through our online application process at www. cityofpleasantonca.gov. Applications are also available at the Human Resources Department, City of Pleasanton, 123 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Deadline for application submission is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019. Postmarks will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Meeting the minimum requirements listed in this job description does not guarantee advancement in subsequent phases of the selection process. The qualifications of each applicant, as set forth in the employment application, will be reviewed. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an oral examination process, which may include practical and written exercises intended to assess the candidate's ability to perform certain duties of the position. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS • $34.08 - $41.44 per hour • Choice of One of Four Comprehensive Health Plans • Dental Plan Coverage • Life Insurance and AD&D Coverage of $35,000 • 11 Paid Holidays • Floating Holidays • Paid Sick Leave • Short Term/Long Term Disability Plan • Annual Vacation Beginning with 10 Days • CalPERS Retirement Plan All aspects of employment shall be without regard to sex, disability, race, political affiliation, religious creed, natural origin, or age. Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabled applicants. Candidates will receive all communications by email regarding the recruitment process, which includes, but is not limited to, application status, testing dates, and interview scheduling. If you require an alternate means of communications or any special needs requirements, please contact Human Resources at (925) 931-5048. The Position Under general direction, the Recreation Coordinator is primarily responsible for scheduling, implementing and evaluating recreation programs, including staff, equipment, supplies and facilities and is the journey level professional classification. This classification is assigned to the Ken Mercer Sports Park; Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center; Alviso Adobe; Seniors, Paratransit & RADD; Firehouse Arts Center; Gingerbread Preschool, Youth & Teens; Marketing & Contract Classes. The current opening is in the Youth and Adult Sports division. • Designs, develops and implements assigned recreation programs including securing facilities, supplies and equipment; selecting, training and evaluating staff; scheduling and promoting activities; and evaluating results. Schedules staff, programs and facility usage. • Ensures program staff, equipment and supplies are available and ready prior to the start of program activity. • Recruits, selects, trains, supervises and evaluates program staff including part-time, temporary and volunteer staff. • Ensures activities run smoothly and according to program objectives and guidelines, and general departmental philosophy. • Makes recommendations for improvement in programming where needed. • Maintains a variety of program records including attendance, accounting, accident/incident reports and citizen concerns. • Receives and accounts for program user fees. • Enforces City and department rules and regulations. • Performs routine facility/equipment maintenance tasks. • Renders basic First Aid/CPR as necessary. • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with public groups, agencies, the media, and others contacted in the course of work. Evaluate and resolve problems and conflicts. Typical Duties THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Will possess knowledge of: • Recreation, cultural, human services, and social needs of the community. • Modern theories, techniques, and methods for designing, developing, planning, implementing, and maintaining a variety of recreation, leisure, and human services activities and programs through community participation. • Principles and practices of program administration including budgeting, purchasing, and personnel management. • Principles and techniques used in recreation programming, supervision, training, and performance evaluations. Will have the skills and abilities: • Organize people, supplies, equipment and facilities. • Plan, schedule and evaluate activities. • Work evenings, weekends, extended hours and during community events. • Develop, coordinate, and implement suitable recreation and community services programs. • Supervise, train, and evaluate subordinates. • Research, plan and monitor the budget for assigned program areas. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential duties of the job. A typical way to accomplish this includes: Graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor's degree in recreation or a related field and one to two years progressively responsible experience in the field. Licenses and Certifications: • CPR and First Aid certifications are required. • A valid California Driver's License is required. Closing Date/Time: Fri. 03/29/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Nov 06, 2018
Full Time
Recreation Assistant (part-time, temporary) Paratransit Driver (part-time, temporary) $17.63 - $21.43 per hour Open Until Filled The POSITION: The Paratransit Program seeks part-time, temporary Paratransit Drivers to transport seniors and disabled residents in the local area. This position requires a Class B Driver's License with all appropriate endorsements. The program is based out of the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Boulevard, Pleasanton. Basic duties include: • Drive a City-owned bus or other suitable vehicle transporting seniors and persons with disabilities • Maintain accurate trip records • Provide door-to-door assistance to passengers, as necessary, to include carrying passenger's packages and other belongings • Collect tickets/punch passes • Provide passengers with information regarding senior and disabled services • Administer first aid, if necessary • Perform routine safety checks of vehicles; documents and reports safety or mechanical problems The ideal candidate will possess: • Comfort level working with senior citizens and/or disabled persons • Familiarity with the Tri-Valley area is desirable • CPR, AED and First Aid certification Knowledge of: • Simple accounting tasks and record keeping • Paratransit operations, emergency and safety protocols Skill to: • Provide door-to-door assistance, which includes lifting/pushing wheelchair clients up ramps, and carrying passenger's packages and belongings • Work independently under supervision of Recreation Coordinator and Dispatch Staff The Selection Process: Applicants must submit a City application and current DMV driving record. The most qualified applicants will be invited for an interview. A reference check will be conducted prior to making an offer. Prior to starting employment, the selected applicants must provide a copy of a certificate showing that he/she has undergone and successfully cleared a tuberculosis test within the past two years, or undergo a tuberculosis test arranged by the City. Applicants will also be required to undergo and successfully pass a physical exam, and fingerprint check by the City prior to starting employment. If you are interested in these positions, please complete the City Application available at http://www.cityofpleasantonca.gov/gov/depts/hr/jobs/default.asp. If you have questions about this position, you may contact Julie Parkinson, Recreation Coordinator at jparkinson@cityofpleasantonca.gov or (925) 931-5366. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Division: The Youth and Human Services Division includes early childhood education programs; Gingerbread Preschool; teen programs and activities; Recreation for Adults with Developmental Disabilities (RADD); Senior programs and Pleasanton Paratransit Services. Pleasanton Paratransit Driver Program Driver Recruitment Guidelines As an interested applicant for the Paratransit Driver position, please note the following procedures: A. Interested Candidates must submit the following: • A copy of the current Class B California Driver's License with all appropriate endorsements. • City of Pleasanton employment application which is available at: http://www.cityofpleasantonca.gov/gov/depts/hr/jobs/default.asp • Current (within four (4) weeks) Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) driver record information form B. Applications will be screened for the following qualifications and abilities and those individuals that best qualify will be invited to an interview: • Experience working with senior citizens and/or disabled persons. • Ability to complete simple accounting tasks and record keeping. • An understanding of Paratransit operations, emergency and safety protocols. • Ability to provide door-to- door assistance, which includes lifting/pushing the equivalent of 50 lbs. for wheelchair clients up ramps, and carrying passenger's packages and belongings. • Knowledge of the Livermore /Amador Valley area. • Ability to work some evenings and weekends. • Develop and maintain good working relationships with City and outside agency personnel. C. After interview and prior to hire, candidates will complete the following: • Department of Justice (DOJ) fingerprint test • Pre-employment Physical • TB test • AmericanRed Cross certification in CPR, First Aid, and AED Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Sep 30, 2018
Full Time
Park Maintenance Aide (part-time, temporary) $15.00 - $18.23 per Park Maintenance Aide (part-time, temporary) $15.00 - $18.23 per hour Open until Filled The POSITION: Employees in this position are assigned to various crews, which are responsible for specific areas. Tasks performed by each crew include irrigation, turf maintenance, playground equipment, spraying, street planters, park planters, and special projects. Typical duties include: • Setting up traffic control such as sign boards, cones, and warning signs • Pruning and trimming trees, shrubs, and ground cover using gas powered and hand tools such as shears, chain saw, hedger trimmer, and vacuum • Edging turf using a string trimmer • Weeding areas using hoe, string trimmer, hand trimmer, or hand puller • Cleaning sandboxes, removes graffiti, and cleans walkways • Removing and replanting trees and shrubs using staking and tying methods; grinds stumps • Driving and operating vehicles such as lawn mowers and trucks • Fertilizing turf and landscaped areas such as parks, using tractor spreader and walk-behind spreader • Assisting in renovating turf and infield by reseeding, grading and laying down sod • Picking up litter in parks and landscaped areas; dumping garbage cans • Assisting in the repairing of structures such as bleachers, backstops, benches, and concrete walkways, curbs, and slabs • Attending periodic safety meetings to share and learn safety information and procedures The ideal candidate will possess: • Knowledge of basic pruning, turf maintenance, planting procedures, plant care and common safety procedures. • A valid California driver's license Will have the skill to: • Use basic math. • Appropriately select and safely use hand and power tools. • Interact effectively with the public. • Work effectively and harmoniously as part of a crew. • Assist in performing routine assembly and repair of playground equipment and repair of wood and concrete structures. • Bend, reach, twist, stoop; stand & walk for extended periods of time. The Selection Process: Applicants must submit a City application. The most qualified applicants will be invited for an interview. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Mar 20, 2019
Full Time
ANNOUNCES EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR Human Resources Coordinator (Two positions open) Full-Time POSITION: Up to a maximum of $7,575 monthly Filing Deadline: 5:00 pm April 5, 2019 Please apply online at: cityofpleasantonca.gov THE DEPARTMENT The Human Resources Department provides personnel services to City departments by attracting the most talented applicants and retaining a highly skilled workforce of about 470 regular and 415 temporary employees who thrive in a challenging work environment. Human Resources is also responsible for recruitment, selection and placement, employee coaching, development and training, employee benefits and workers compensation administration, position classification and analysis, salary administration, labor negotiations, and workforce and employee relations. THE COMMUNITY One of Northern California's premier residential and business communities, Pleasanton is well regarded as an attractive and friendly city with a strong heritage, active and involved residents, a wide variety of services, well planned business areas, a historic downtown and well-cared for homes in family oriented neighborhoods. TO BE CONSIDERED If you are interested in this outstanding career opportunity, please consider submitting your application and supplemental questionnaire through our online application process at www.cityofpleasantonca.gov. Applications are also available at the Human Resources Department, City of Pleasanton, 123 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Deadline for application submission is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2019. Postmarks will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Meeting the minimum requirements listed in this job description does not guarantee advancement in subsequent phases of the selection process. The qualifications of each applicant, as set forth in the employment application, will be reviewed. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an oral examination process, which may include practical and written exercises intended to assess the candidate's ability to perform certain duties of the position. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS • Up to a maximum of $7,575 monthly • Choice of One of Four Comprehensive Health Plans • Dental Plan Coverage • Life Insurance and AD&D Coverage of $35,000 • 11 Paid Holidays • Floating Holidays • Paid Sick Leave • Short Term/Long Term Disability Plan • Annual Vacation Beginning with 10 Days • CalPERS Retirement Plan All aspects of employment shall be without regard to sex, disability, race, political affiliation, religious creed, natural origin, or age. Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabled applicants. Candidates will receive all communications by email regarding the recruitment process, which includes, but is not limited to, application status, testing dates, and interview scheduling. If you require an alternate means of communications or any special needs requirements, please contact Human Resources at (925) 931-5048. The Position This is a confidential position under the general direction of the Human Resources Manager, providing technical assistance, coordination and para-professional support in a variety of areas related to human resources administration. Human Resources Coordinators are assigned to one of three specific program areas within the Department of Human Resources: Recruitment, Benefits and Worker's Compensation/Special Projects. The incumbents will be assigned to either the Recruitment function or the Benefits function. Function rotation may occur based on department needs. Recruitment: • Prepares job announcement brochures. • Reviews all applications for minimum qualifications. • Responsible for responding to candidates inquiries. • Coordinates and proctor practical examinations as necessary. • Coordinates, schedules, and proctors oral boards. • Prepares all testing and rating materials necessary for recruitments (i.e. oral board booklets, interview questions, etc.) • Orients oral board panels and facilitates the wrap-up of candidates. • Responsible for ensuring the integrity of the recruitment process. • Responsible for the execution of eligibility lists, appointment letters, and all communications regarding recruitments. • Coordinates background investigations and pre- employment physicals. • Maintains files and records; prepares routine correspondence and reports. Benefits: • Reviews and processes all benefit invoices for payment. • Prepares reports and census data required by individual benefit providers; coordinates with brokers and other vendors to explore, enhance or change current programs. • Plans, schedules and coordinates Wellness and other benefit program activities and events. • Compiles and organizes a variety of employment and benefit information associated with the personnel function. • Responds to requests and provides explanations of the City's personnel policies and procedures to employees and potential employees. • Conducts orientation sessions for new employees; explains employment and benefit policies and programs, assists employees with forms and other paperwork. • Acts as a liaison between employees and benefit providers to resolve problems, coordinate benefit changes and provide information about plans. • Coordinates employee leaves of absence and assures compliance with related laws and regulations. • Administers COBRA notices, correspondence and reports. Typical Duties THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Will possess knowledge of: • Office procedures and records management. • Computer software used in personnel administration, including databases, spreadsheets and word processing. • Principles and practices of human resources administration. Will have the skills and abilities to: • Type accurately and proficiently. • Independently compose correspondence and other documents. • Compile and organize information. • Communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. • Understand and explain personnel practices and procedures. • Work effectively in cooperation with others. • Use sound judgment and discretion in handling confidential information. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any equivalent combination of training and experience that would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential duties of the job. A typical way to do this may be: Graduation from high school with additional coursework in human resources and substantial experience in a highly responsible position, in a human resources function. License: • A valid California Driver License is required. Closing Date/Time: Fri. 04/05/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Mar 19, 2019
Full Time
ANNOUNCES EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR Senior Recreation Program Specialist Full-Time POSITION: $27.00 - $32.83 per hour Filing Deadline: 5:00 pm March 29, 2019 Please apply online at: cityofpleasantonca.gov THE DEPARTMENT With a vision to inspire a vibrant community, the Library and Recreation Department is structured around the shared values of integrity, collaboration, customer service, inclusiveness and innovation. The department oversees library services; senior services; the City's performing, literary, visual, cultural and public art activities; environmental education; facility rentals; a variety of indoor and outdoor camps, classes, events, sports and aquatics for all ages; as well as cemetery and paratransit services. THE COMMUNITY One of Northern California's premier residential and business communities, Pleasanton is well regarded as an attractive and friendly city with a strong heritage, active and involved residents, a wide variety of services, well planned business areas, a historic downtown and well-cared for homes in family oriented neighborhoods. TO BE CONSIDERED If you are interested in this outstanding career opportunity, please consider submitting your application and supplemental questionnaire through our online application process at www. cityofpleasantonca.gov. Applications are also available at the Human Resources Department, City of Pleasanton, 123 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Deadline for application submission is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2019. Postmarks will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS Meeting the minimum requirements listed in this job description does not guarantee advancement in subsequent phases of the selection process. The qualifications of each applicant, as set forth in the employment application, will be reviewed. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an oral examination process, which may include practical and written exercises intended to assess the candidate's ability to perform certain duties of the position. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS • $27.00 - $32.83 per hour • Choice of One of Four Comprehensive Health Plans • Dental Plan Coverage • Life Insurance and AD&D Coverage of $35,000 • 11 Paid Holidays • Floating Holidays • Paid Sick Leave • Short Term/Long Term Disability Plan • Annual Vacation Beginning with 10 Days • CalPERS Retirement Plan All aspects of employment shall be without regard to sex, disability, race, political affiliation, religious creed, natural origin, or age. Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabled applicants. Candidates will receive all communications by email regarding the recruitment process, which includes, but is not limited to, application status, testing dates, and interview scheduling. If you require an alternate means of communications or any special needs requirements, please contact Human Resources at (925) 931-5048. The Position Under general supervision from a Recreation Supervisor, the Senior Recreation Program Specialist is responsible for developing, implementing, and supervising the personnel and activities of the assigned program. This classification is assigned to the Senior Center, Ken Mercer Sports Park; Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center; Alviso Adobe Community Park, Firehouse Arts Center, and Library and Recreation Administration. Performs related work as required. The current opening is for the Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center and includes oversight of the learn-to-swim program, daily accounting reconciliations, staff/program scheduling, and group staff training. Exercises supervisory training over part-time and temporary employees. • Implementation of programs including securing facilities, supplies and equipment, training staff and scheduling activities. • Assists in ensuring program staff, equipment and supplies are available and ready prior to the start of program activity. • Schedules staff, programs and facility usage. • Ensures activities run smoothly and according to program objectives and guidelines, and general departmental philosophy. • Maintains a variety of program records including attendance, accounting, accident/incident reports and citizen concerns. • Receives and accounts for program user fees. • Enforces City and department rules and regulations. • Performs routine facility/equipment maintenance tasks. • Renders basic First Aid/CPR as necessary. • Trains, supervises and evaluates staff including part- time, temporary and volunteer staff. Typical Duties THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Will possess knowledge of: • General recreation programming principles. • Philosophy, rules, laws and/or regulations of assigned recreation program. Will have the skills and abilities to: • Organize people, supplies, equipment and facilities. • Plan, schedule and evaluate activities. • Work evenings, weekends, extended hours and during community events. • Explain and enforce rules, regulations, procedures and program objectives. • Evaluate skills and qualifications of potential and current employees. • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Write clearly and keep organized records. • Develop and implement effective program curriculum/content. • Exercise good judgment, tact, and courtesy. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential duties of the job. A typical way to accomplish this includes: Possession of an Associate of Arts degree in the Recreation, or a closely related field. Two years full- time experience assisting and coordinating key aspects of a recreation program (preferably in Aquatics), including supervisory experience. Licenses and Certifications: • CPR and First Aid certifications are required. • A valid California Driver's License is required. • Title 22: First Aid for the Public Safety Personnel, Water Safety Instructor, and Lifeguarding Instructor certifications are desirable. (Must be able to obtain certifications within first 6 months of employment.) Closing Date/Time: Fri. 03/29/19 5:00 PM Pacific Time
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Feb 02, 2019
Full Time
Lifeguard and/or Water Safety inStructor Part-time, temPorary $13.55 - $18.24 Per hour (dePending on exPerience) Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors are assigned to the Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center. Lifeguards will be responsible for overseeing the safety of all programs. Water Safety Instructors will be assigned to teach swim lessons to people of all abilities ages 6 months to adults. We're looking for team members that are able to obtain the required American Red Cross certifications for the positions they are interested in. Certifications for both positions will be included as part of the hiring process. Positions Currently Open: Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor, and Lifeguard/Instructor. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE Lifeguard • Be at least 15 years of age (by certification completion). • Ability to take and comple the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course to obtain a certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED. • Communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills while interacting with program participants, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. Water Safety Instructor • Be at least 16 years of age (by certification completion). • Ability to take and comple the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course to obtain a certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED. • Communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills while interacting with program participants, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. TYPICAL DUTIES Lifeguard • Oversee safety of all patrons and programs at the Dolores Bengtson Aquatic Center. • Ability to communicate verbally, including projecting the voice across distance; hear noises and distress signals; recognize hazardous situations and implement effective course of action; react quickly and calmly in emergencies; and perform rescue actions including administering first aid and CPR/AED. • Provide great customer service to participants and parents. • Other duties as assigned. Water Safety Instructor • Provide instruction on water safety and swimming skills based on to the America Red Cross swimming and water safety program. • Oversee safety of participants in and around the water. • Provide great customer service to participants and parents. • Other duties as assigned. Positions are seasonal and year-round. Summer Programs run: June 10 through August 9. All staff will work the mandatory training week of June 3 - 7. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The most qualified applicants will be invited and will take part in an interview process, date and time to be determined. Prior to starting employment, the selected applicants must provide a copy of a certificate showing that he/she has undergone and successfully cleared a tuberculosis test within the past two years, or undergo a tuberculosis test arranged by the City. Applicants under age 18 must provide a copy of a current work permit prior to starting employment. Applicants selected for the positions will be required to undergo and successfully pass fingerprint checks by the City prior to starting employment. If you are interested in these positions, please sign up for a swimming pre- course test date at http://tinyurl.com/DBACjobs19. If you have questions about this position, you may contact Tracy Newman, Recreation Supervisor at tnewman@cityofpleasantonca.gov. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Jan 29, 2019
Full Time
Ridge RunneRs Camp CounseloRs paRt-time, tempoRaRy $12.16 - $18.86 peR houR (depending on expeRienCe) Ridge Runners Nature Day Camps offer a unique environment immersion experience for children ages 4-15. Wittle Ridge Runners, for campers ages 4-6, is primarily held at the Alviso Adobe Community Park with a one day hiking excursion located at a different City Park. Ridge Runners, for campers ages 7-11, is a one of a kind nature camp held at various locations around Pleasanton and the Tri-Valley. Ridge Runners Explorers, for campers ages 8-11, takes campers to further locations by including two weekly bus trips. For our older campers in Advanced Ridge Runners, ages 11-15, we offer extreme fun with rafting excursions and longer hiking adventures. Positions Currently Open: Recreation Leader I, Recreation Leader II, and Recreation Leader III. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE • Be at least 15.5 years of age (must be 18 for Recreation Leader III). • Supervise and lead youth of various ages with a positive attitude. • Communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills while interacting with program participants, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. • Demonstrate an interest in working outdoors. • Have reliable transportation to all camp locations. TYPICAL DUTIES • Supervise campers during program. • Plan and facilitate activities, songs, games and hikes (3-8 miles) including set up and clean up. • Provide great customer service to participants and parents. • Maintain safe program environment. • Administer first aid in an outdoor, camp, and/or wilderness setting as required (staff will be trained). • Other duties as assigned. Camp Dates: June 10 through August 9. All staff will work the mandatory training week of June 3 - 7. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The most qualified applicants will be invited and will take part in an interview process, date and time to be determined. Prior to starting employment, the selected applicants must provide a copy of a certificate showing that he/she has undergone and successfully cleared a tuberculosis test within the past two years, or undergo a tuberculosis test arranged by the City. Applicants under age 18 must provide a copy of a current work permit prior to starting employment. Applicants selected for the positions will be required to undergo and successfully pass fingerprint checks by the City prior to starting employment. If you are interested in these positions, please complete the 'Summer Recreation Jobs' Application available at www.pleasantonjobs.org. If you have questions about this position, you may contact Zack Silva, Recreation Supervisor at zsilva@cityofpleasantonca.gov. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Mar 20, 2019
Full Time
Recreation Leader III, RADD (part-time, temporary) $15.52 - $18.8 (Over) Recreation Leader III, RADD (part-time, temporary) $15.52 - $18.86 per hour (depending on experience) Open Until Filled The POSITION: Under the direction of the Recreation Coordinator, the Recreation Leader III serves in a lead role during events, trips and special activities both on-site and out in the community for the Recreation for Adults with Developmental Disabilities (RADD) Program. Typical Duties • Lead Recreation Leader II staff at RADD events • Availability to work on Friday nights and Saturdays • Document event details after each activity • Supervises and ensures safety of participants during program hours • Works together with staff to provide quality recreation and leisure experiences to clients • Carries out policies and procedures set forth by the City during program hours and while interacting with participants • Responsible for legal documentation of incidents and accidents that occur during events • Interprets policies and procedures for clients/participants/families • Facilitates client communication and responds to concerns • Reconcile credit card statement on a monthly basis The ideal candidate will possess: • A working knowledge base and skills for interacting with individuals with various disabilities • Excellent customer service skills • A combination of coursework, work experience, certifications and/or licenses applicable to working with individuals with various disabilities • Excellent organizational skills • Ability to take direction, work independently, and work in a team • Experience in emergency procedures and safety protocols • Possess CPR and First Aid certification This is a part-time, temporary position. The selected employees cannot work more than 1,000 hours in a fiscal year. CPR and First Aid certification are preferred. A TB is required prior to starting employment with the City. The Selection Process: Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The most qualified applicants will be invited for an interview. A reference check will be conducted prior to making an offer. Prior to starting employment, the selected applicants must provide a copy of a certificate showing that he/she has undergone and successfully cleared a tuberculosis test within the past two years, or undergo a tuberculosis test arranged by the City. Applicants selected for the positions will be required to undergo and successfully pass fingerprint checks by the City prior to starting employment. If you are interested in these positions, please complete the City Application available at http://www.cityofpleasantonca.gov/gov/depts/hr/jobs/default.asp If you have questions about this position, you may contact Shawn Harris, Recreation Coordinator at sharris@cityofpleasantonca.gov or call (925) 931-5366. The Division: The Human Services Division includes early childhood education programs; Gingerbread Preschool; teen programs and activities; Recreation for Adults with Developmental Disabilities (RADD); Senior programs and Pleasanton Paratransit Services. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Feb 08, 2019
Full Time
ANNOUNCES EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR Police Officer Lateral Full-Time POSITION: $44.21 - $53.72 per hour Filing Deadline: Continuous Please apply online at: cityofpleasantonca.gov THE COMMUNITY One of Northern California's premier residential and business communities, Pleasanton is well regarded as an attractive and friendly city with a strong heritage, active and involved residents, a wide variety of services, well planned business areas, a historic downtown and well-cared for homes in family oriented neighborhoods. TO BE CONSIDERED If you are interested in this outstanding career opportunity, please consider submitting your application and supplemental questionnaire through our online application process at www.cityofpleasantonca.gov. Applications are also available at the Human Resources Department, City of Pleasanton, 123 Main Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Faxes will not be accepted. SELECTION PROCESS The qualifications of each applicant, as set forth in the employment application, will be reviewed. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an interview process, which may include certain practical and written exercises intended to assess the candidates' ability to perform certain duties of the position. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS • $44.21 - $53.72 per hour • Choice of One of Four Comprehensive Health Plans • Dental and Vision Plan Coverage • Life Insurance and AD&D Coverage of $50,000 • 7.5% Holiday In-Lieu Pay • Paid Sick Leave • Long Term Disability Plan • Annual Vacation Beginning with 10 Days • CalPERS Retirement Plan • P.O.S.T and Education Incentive Pay • Initial Uniforms Fully Paid and Annual Uniform Allowance All aspects of employment shall be without regard to sex, disability, race, political affiliation, religious creed, natural origin, or age. Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabled applicants. Candidates will receive all communications by email regarding the recruitment process, which includes, but is not limited to, application status, testing dates, and interview scheduling. If you require an alternate means of communications or any special needs requirements, please contact Human Resources at (925) 931-5048. The Position Police Officers receive excellent training and the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a number of special assignments: Detectives, Motors, S.W.A.T., Narcotics, Juvenile, K-9, D.A.R.E., Bike Patrol, School Resource Officer and Crime Prevention. Pleasanton Police Officers respond to citizens calls for police assistance, enforce applicable laws and ordinances, maintain order in the community and prevent crime. Police Officers provide emergency services, investigate criminal activity, collect and analyze evidence, assist with the prosecution of offenders and prepare reports and other written records as required. The Department is involved in community education and providing police service for special community circumstances. • High school graduate, or GED equivalent. • Possession of a California P.O.S.T. Basic Certificate. • Two years of experience within the last two years with a California law enforcement agency as defined in Penal Code 830.1 and 830.2. • Out-of-state applicants with at least two years of experience in the last two years as a full-time sworn Police Officer or Deputy Sheriff, and have passed a probationary period, will be required to obtain a valid POST Basic Course Waiver prior to appointment. For more information on the Basic Course Waiver process, please call the California Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training Basic Training Bureau at (916) 227-4254. • At least 21 years of age at the time of appointment. • Physical abilities consistent with P.O.S.T requirements. • California Class A, B, or C driver's license with an acceptable driving record. • The ability to retain and recall information read and visually observed. • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. • The ability to use appropriate judgment in emergency situations. The Ideal Candidate The Pleasanton Police Department's mission is to work in collaboration with our community to protect life and property, while enhancing the quality of life in our city. This shall be accomplished through the creative use of resources, community education and involvement, and interactive problem solving. We will strive to maintain trust, understanding, and mutual respect within our department and our City. Organizational Values • PROFESSIONALISM As individuals and as an organization, we place high value on honesty, and adhere to the standards embodied by the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics. • COMMITMENT As an organization, we will devote our full energy and resources to fulfill our department's mission. • PARTNERSHIPS We will work in conjunction with our community to identify needs and devise strategies for crime prevention and problem solving. • RESPONSIVENESS We will address the needs and concerns brought forth by the community and our organization. • SAFETY We will proactively provide police services through a balance of traditional and contemporary law enforcement practices to enhance the quality of life in our community. The Department Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Nov 07, 2018
Full Time
Senior Recreation Leader, Performing Arts - Senior Tech Staff (pa (over) Senior Recreation Leader, Performing Arts - Senior Tech Staff (part-time, temporary) $18.86 - $22.92 per hour (depending on experience) Open Until Filled The City of Pleasanton's Civic Arts Division seeks a part-time Theater Tech to assist the Theater Technician. The POSITION: Under direction from the Theater Technician, the Tech Staff works to accommodate the technical needs for every use of the Firehouse Arts Center and the Amador Theater, including all City-sponsored performances as well as all rental clients. Responsibilities include hanging and focusing lighting instruments, sound system set-up, running sound and light boards as well as communicating with rental client to understand their technical needs. Hours are primarily in the afternoons and evenings during weekdays and all hours on the weekend. Hours vary week to week, depending on the scheduled uses of Firehouse Theater and the Amador Theater. This is a part-time, temporary position, and cannot work more than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. It does not offer benefits, but does contribute to Apple and Medicare. CPR and First Aid training and certification are recommended. Training is available. Typical Duties • Becoming familiar with and learning to use all equipment at the Firehouse Theater and the Amador Theater. • Hanging lighting instruments, cabling and circuiting per light plot. • Programming Light Cues in lighting system control board. • Setting up microphones, running mic cable and setting up monitors for performances. • Helping rig and fly scenery on house counterweight system. • Janitorial duties, such as sweeping and mopping stage areas, when appropriate. • Acting as Stage Hand, loading and unloading equipment for City sponsored performances. (Ability to lift 40 lbs is a must.) • Monitoring of facility when used by more self-sufficient renters. The ideal candidate will: • Possess excellent technical theater skills, a professional appearance and demeanor, excellent customer service skills, some computer skills, and a valid California driver's license. • Have experience working in a professional performing arts theater environment. • Have taken coursework in technical theater. The Selection Process: Applications will be reviewed by the Theater Technician and Theater Recreation Supervisor as received. The most qualified applicants will be invited for an interview. A reference check will be conducted prior to making an offer. The selected applicant will be required to undergo and successfully pass a fingerprint check by the City, as well as have a TB test prior to starting employment. If you are interested in this position, please complete the City application available at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/pleasanton/default.cfm If you have questions about this position, you may contact Bob Elliott at belliott@cityofpleasantonca.gov or (925) 931-4859. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Division: The Civic Arts Division is a program of the Library & Recreation Department. It includes management of the Firehouse Arts Center and the Amador Theater; Civic Arts Stage Company, including productions and classes; literary & visual arts as well as teen performing and improv programs. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Sep 30, 2018
Full Time
Recreation Assistant (part-time, temporary) C:UserskayrpDesktopRGS PleasantonJob Flyer - Rec Ldr III - Performing Arts Theater Tech - Oct 2017.doc Recreation Leader III Performing Arts Theater Tech (part-time, temporary) $15.51 - $18.86 Range DOE Open Until Filled The City of Pleasanton's Civic Arts Division seeks a part-time Theater Tech to assist the Theater Technician. The POSITION: Under direction from the Theater Technician, the Tech Staff works to accommodate the technical needs for all uses of the Firehouse Arts Center and the Amador Theater, including all City-sponsored performances as well as all rental clients. Responsibilities include sound system set-up, hanging and focusing lighting instruments, running sound and light boards as well as communicating with rental client to understand their technical needs. Hours are primarily in the afternoons and evenings during weekdays and all hours on the weekend. Hours vary week to week, depending on the scheduled uses of Firehouse Theater and the Amador Theater. This is a part-time, temporary position, and cannot work more than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. It does not offer benefits, but does contribute to Apple and Medicare. CPR and First Aid training and certification are recommended. Training is available. Typical Duties • Becoming familiar with and learning to use all equipment at the Firehouse Theater and the Amador Theater. • Setting up microphones, running mic cable and setting up monitors for performances. • Hanging lighting instruments, cabling and circuiting per light plot. • Helping rig and fly scenery on house counterweight system. • Janitorial duties, such as sweeping and mopping stage areas, when appropriate. • Acting as Stage Hand, loading and unloading equipment for City sponsored performances. (Ability to lift 40 lbs is a must.) • Monitoring of facility when used by more self-sufficient renters. The ideal candidate will: • Possess excellent technical theater skills, a professional appearance and demeanor, excellent customer service skills, some computer skills, and a valid California driver's license. • Have experience working in a professional theater environment. • Have taken coursework in technical theater. C:UserskayrpDesktopRGS PleasantonJob Flyer - Rec Ldr III - Performing Arts Theater Tech - Oct 2017.doc The Selection Process: Applications will be reviewed by the Theater Technician and Theater Recreation Supervisor as received. The most qualified applicants will be invited for an interview. A reference check will be conducted prior to making an offer. The selected applicant will be required to undergo and successfully pass a fingerprint check by the City, as well as have a TB test prior to starting employment. If you are interested in this position, please complete the City application available at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/pleasanton/default.cfm If you have questions about this position, you may contact Bob Elliott at belliott@cityofpleasantonca.gov or (925) 437-0052. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Division: The Civic Arts Division is a program of the Community Services Department. It includes management of the Firehouse Arts Center and the Amador Theater; Civic Arts Stage Company, including productions and classes; literary & visual arts as well as teen performing and improv programs. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Mar 20, 2019
Full Time
Recreation Assistant (part-time, temporary) Seasonal Senior Recreation Leader, Recreation for Adults with Developmental Disabilities Program (RADD) (part-time, temporary) $18.86 - $22.93 per hour (depending on experience) Open Until Filled The POSITION: Under the direction of the Recreation Coordinator, Paratransit and Inclusion Services, the Senior Recreation Leader plans, develops, promotes, coordinates and implements activities related to one or more specific program areas; may supervise and coordinate the activities of staff and volunteers. Responsibilities include assigning tasks to program support staff and volunteers, obtaining activity supplies and materials, managing equipment, ensuring activity set-up and clean-up, assisting the Recreation Coordinator with staffing, program participation and evaluations, and working directly with participants and families in activities. This position require hours Monday - Friday, weekends and evening hours. This is a part-time, temporary, position and cannot work more than 1,500 hours per fiscal year. Contributions to Medicare and APPLE included. Contributions to CalPERS once 1,000 hours of work is achieved. Basic duties include: • Develops activity, event, and program concept and provides direct implementation. • Develops community partnerships through outreach and networking. • Orders activity supplies/materials. • Assures activity set-up and clean-up is accomplished. • Serves as a lead worker over support staff and volunteers who are providing recreational programs, arrange staffing schedules, provide training as needed; organizes and direct work assignments; monitors staff and volunteer performances. • Acts as city representative in the absence of the coordinator. • Works directly with participants/families/caregivers to facilitate smooth operations. • Interprets policies and procedures for participants/care providers/families. • Operates as "person-in-charge of facility and/or activity. • Assists with reports, presentations, budget preparation, grant applications and special projects. • Supervises and ensures safety of participants during program hours. • Ensures staff interaction and communication with clients and public is in alignment with City policy • Use computer hardware and software, including standard word processing, spreadsheet, calendar, email and registration software (Perfect Mind). • Promotes, markets and designs promotional materials. • Responsible for legal documentation of incidents and accidents that occur during events. • Assist with oversight of City inclusion policy and procedures. The ideal candidate will have knowledge in the following areas: • Knowledge of therapeutic recreation best practices. • An experienced level of knowledge, skills and abilities in working with individuals with various disabilities. • Excellent customer service skills and excellent written and oral communication skills. • A combination of coursework, work experience, certifications and/or licenses applicable to working with individuals with various disabilities. • Excellent organizational skills. • Principles and practices of leadership and supervision. • Volunteer recruitments, management and training. • Ability to work independently with minimal indirect supervision. • Experience in emergency procedures and safety protocols. • Possess CPR, AED and First Aid certification. Ability to: • Lift up to 25 pounds. • Move and set-up assigned program equipment and supplies. • Climb, squat, kneel and sit on floor as needed to accomplish job duties. • Operate tools and equipment. Education/Experience/Training: • Must be proficient in the use of computers and typical office and program registration software • Over the age of 18 and must provide a valid California Driver's License. • This is a part-time, temporary position. The selected employees cannot work more than 1,500 hours in a fiscal year. The Selection Process: Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The most qualified applicants will be invited for an interview. A reference check will be conducted prior to making an offer. Prior to starting employment, the selected applicants must provide a copy of a certificate showing that he/she has undergone and successfully cleared a tuberculosis test within the past two years, or undergo a tuberculosis test arranged by the City. Applicants selected for the positions will be required to undergo and successfully pass fingerprint checks by the City prior to starting employment. If you are interested in this position, please complete the City application available at http://www.cityofpleasantonca.gov/gov/depts/hr/jobs/default.asp. If you have questions about this position, you may contact Shawn Harris, Recreation Coordinator at sharris@cityofpleasantonca.gov or call (925) 931-5366. The Division: The Human Services Division includes early childhood education programs; Gingerbread Preschool; youth and teen programs and activities; Recreation for Adults with Developmental Disabilities (RADD); Senior programs and Pleasanton Paratransit Services. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Nov 06, 2018
Full Time
Recreation Leader II, Paratransit Driver Trainee (part-time, temp (Over) Recreation Leader II, Paratransit Driver Trainee (part-time, temporary) $12.76 per hour Open Until Filled The Paratransit Program seeks part-time, temporary Paratransit Driver Trainees to learn how to transport seniors and disabled residents in the local area. After obtaining a Class B License, the Trainee will be considered for possible promotion into the Pleasanton Paratransit Driver classification. The program is based out of the Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Boulevard, Pleasanton. The POSITION: Under supervision of the Paratransit Supervisor, Paratransit Driver Trainees will undergo 16 hours of Class B driver training. Within 30 days after completion of training, applicants are expected to obtain their Class B driver's license. Pleasanton will provide a vehicle for use in the driver's license test. Upon successful completion of the Class B test, Trainees will be considered for possible promotion as Paratransit Drivers. Training will be scheduled when a sufficient number of applications are received. Training is expected to be held during workday evening or Saturday hours. Applicants that are successful in obtaining their Class B driver's license and are selected for promotion to Paratransit Driver are expected to: • Work with senior citizens and/or disabled persons; • Complete simple accounting tasks and record keeping; • Understand Paratransit operations, emergency and safety protocols; • Provide door-to-door assistance, which includes lifting/pushing wheelchair clients up ramps, and carrying passenger's packages and belongings. Familiarity with the Livermore/Amador Valley area is desirable. This is a part-time, temporary position. The selected employees cannot work more than 700 hours in a fiscal year. CPR and First Aid certification are preferred. A TB is required prior to starting employment with the City. The Selection Process: Applicants must submit a City application and current DMV driving record. The most qualified applicants will be invited for an interview. A reference check will be conducted prior to making an offer. Prior to starting employment, the selected applicants must provide a copy of a certificate showing that he/she has undergone and successfully cleared a tuberculosis test within the past two years, or undergo a tuberculosis test arranged by the City. Applicants will also be required to undergo and successfully pass a physical exam, and fingerprint check by the City prior to starting employment. As an interested applicant for the Paratransit Driver Trainee position (part -time temporary), please note the following procedures: A. Interested Candidates must submit the following: • A copy of the current Class C California Driver's License • City of Pleasanton employment application which is available at http://www.cityofpleasantonca.gov/gov/depts/hr/jobs/default.asp • Current (within four (4) weeks) Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) driver record information form B. Applications will be screened for the following qualifications and abilities and those individuals that best qualify will be invited to an interview: • Experience working with senior citizens and/or disabled persons. • Ability to complete simple accounting tasks and record keeping. • An understanding of Paratransit operations, emergency and safety Protocols. • Ability to provide door-to- door assistance, which includes lifting/pushing wheelchair clients up ramps, and carrying passenger's packages and belongings. • Knowledge of the Livermore /Amador Valley area. C. Those candidates that successfully complete the above tasks will be hired as a Recreation Leader, Step A and will then complete the following training: • Participate in a pre-scheduled City of Pleasanton Class B Driver class comprised of six (6) hours of classroom instruction and ten (10) hours of behind-the-wheel training. • Within four (4) weeks of completion of the driving class, obtain a Class B Driver license from DMV. • Those candidates who successfully secure a Class B License will be added to an eligibility list for part time Pleasanton Paratransit Driver position openings. A candidate can remain on the eligibility list for no more than one (1) year. • Candidates who are unsuccessful in securing a Class B License after the allotted four (4) week period will be terminated. If you have questions about this position, you may contact Rachel Prater, Recreation Coordinator at jparkinson@cityofpleasantonca.gov or (925) 931-5374. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The Division: The Youth and Human Services Division includes early childhood education programs; Gingerbread Preschool; teen programs and activities; Recreation for Adults with Developmental Disabilities (RADD); Senior programs and Pleasanton Paratransit Services. Closing Date/Time: Continuous
City of Pleasanton Pleasanton, California, United States
Sep 30, 2018
Full Time
Preschool Aide (part-time, temporary) $11.88 - $14.44 per hour (d (Over) Preschool Aide (part-time, temporary) $11.88 - $14.44 per hour (depending on experience) Open until filled The City of Pleasanton's Gingerbread Preschool program seeks a part-time Preschool Aide to work at the Gingerbread Preschool, 4333 Black Avenue, Pleasanton. The POSITION: Under direction from the Preschool Teacher, the Preschool Aide will work during the school year (September to June) with children ages two (2) to six (6) years old. Classes are offered Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am-3:50pm. This is a part-time, temporary position. The selected employees cannot work more than 1000 hours in a fiscal year (July 1 to June 30). This position offers no benefits, but does contribute to Apple and Medicare. Typical Duties • Assists with classroom set up and clean up. • Assists program participants. • Facilitating classroom activities according to prepared curriculum. • Work effectively in a team environment. • Attending mandatory training and staff meetings. • Administer first aid as required and maintain a safe program environment and facility. The ideal candidate: • Must be 18 years of age. • Demonstrate knowledge of early childhood best practices. • Ability to supervise and lead children ages two (2) to six (6) years of age. • Ability to communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills while interacting with program participants, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. • Must be able to climb stairs, squat, kneel, sit with children on the floor, and lift 40 pounds. The Selection Process: Applications will be reviewed as they are received. The most qualified applicants will be invited for a panel interview. A reference check will be conducted prior to making an offer of employment. Prior to starting employment, the selected applicants must provide a copy of a certificate showing that he/she has undergone and successfully cleared a tuberculosis test (TB) within the past two years, or undergo a tuberculosis test arranged by the City. Applicants selected for the positions will be required to undergo and successfully pass fingerprint checks by the City prior to starting employment. (Over) If you are interested in this position, please complete the City Application available at http://www.cityofpleasantonca.gov. The Division: The Youth and Human Services Division includes early childhood education programs; Gingerbread Preschool; teen programs and activities; Recreational Activities for the Developmentally Disabled (RADD); Volunteers, Activity Guide, Senior programs and Pleasanton Paratransit Services. If you have questions about this position, you may contact Recreation Coordinator, David Weisgerber at dweisgerber@cityofpleasantonca.gov or (925) 931-3474. Closing Date/Time: Continuous