• City of Newport Beach, CA
  • Newport Beach, California
  • Nov 01, 2019
Full Time Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $12.88 - $15.65 Hourly

Job Description


Do you want a rewarding and challenging job where you canwork with community members of all ages in a fun and creative Recreation and Senior Services Department? Come join our team as aRecreation Leader! Click on the following link to seewhat it is likeworking in the City of Newport Beach( video ).

Recreation Leaders may work and receive training or assignments in any of the following areas:

- Youth Programs
- Aquatics Programs
- Facility Set-Up & Operations
- SpecialEvents
- Senior (older adult) Programs

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. This posting will remain open until positions are filled.

Selection Components:
Application Evaluation- qualified applicantswill be invited to a written examination. Written Exam- tentatively scheduled in November.Top scoring applicants who pass the examination will be invited to an Oral Interview. Oral Interview-tentatively scheduled in November. Passing applicants will be placed on an eligibilitylistthat may be used to fill future Recreation Leader vacancies as they occur in anyof the assignment areas throughout the Department.
The individuals selected for these positions willneed to be available to work a varied schedule during the workweek, including nights and weekends depending on assignment.

DEFINITION: Under direction of the Recreation Coordinator or Supervisor, the Recreation Leader is responsible for assisting in organizing and leading activities for children and adults in the City's recreation programs, or when assigned to facilities monitoring, providing facilities oversight and set-up during scheduled activities.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: This is the entry-level position in the Recreation Leader series and candidates may have limited direct work experience.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED: Receives general supervision from the Senior Recreation Leader, Recreation Coordinator, and/or Recreation Supervisor as assigned.
Essential Duties
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Recreation Leader P/T Job Specification
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Recreation Leader P/T JobSpecification
Experience & Education and License/Certificate
A combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities may be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Experience :One year of experience in customer service, community service, childcare, babysitting, working with seniors, coaching or playing a sport, and/or volunteer work in a related field or equivalent.

Age :Must be 16 years of age as of June 1, 2019.

License :Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license.

Certificate :CPR and First Aid certificates must be obtained within six (6) months of hire.

Please Note:Candidates deemed most qualified, as reflected in their application materials, will be invited to continue in the recruitment process. The prospective candidate must successfully complete a thorough background review, including being fingerprinted by the Newport Beach Police Department. The resulting report of your conviction history, (if any), will be evaluated along with the other information received in connection with your application. Except as otherwise required by law, a criminal conviction will not necessarily disqualify you from the position. The nature, date, surrounding circumstances, and the relevance of the offense to the position applied for may, however, be considered.

Disaster Service Worker:In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of Newport Beach Employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.