The City of Riverside is accepting applications for the position of Recreation Leader
to fill multiple vacancies in the Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department.
The eligibility list established may be used to fill the current and/or upcoming vacancies within this classification for up to six (6) months.
The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department (PRCSD) provides innovative recreational experiences and social enrichment opportunities and continues to address the changing needs for people of all ages and cultures, in a variety of safe and attractive parks, landscapes and facilities.
Recreation Leaders, under close to general supervision, direct, supervise, organize, and conduct recreation activities for various age groups as assigned; performs general facility inspections and maintenance to recreation facilities as assigned.
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Participate in and conduct recreation activities, program planning, attend staff meetings, review current programs and make recommendations to immediate supervisor.
- Plan, organize and supervise group activities and programs.
- Keep score or records for citywide youth sports programs as needed.
- Conduct recreation programs, after-school programs, special events, or youth sports as assigned.
- Chaperone at dances, excursions or special events.
- Monitor volunteers to ensure they are meeting city and department requirements as assigned.
- Develop participant and spectator interest, enthusiasm and participation.
- Issue, collect, properly maintain and inventory city equipment and supplies.
- Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports of programs and activities.
- Set up rooms for activities or rentals.
- Supervise and monitor facility rentals to ensure applicant complies with city and department policies and procedures.
- Be familiar with the department flyers and publications and be able to share accurate information with customers regarding department programs/services.
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade or currently enrolled in high school.Experience:
Zero to six months part-time experience as a group activity worker.Necessary Special Requirement:
- Must be 16 years of age or older.
- Possession of an appropriate, valid class "C" California Motor Vehicle Operator's License is highly desirable.
Selection Process DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION:1)
Completed Employment Application2)
Completed Supplemental QuestionnairePLEASE NOTE: FOR DIRECTIONS ON ATTACHING A DOCUMENT TO AN ON-LINE APPLICATION, OR GENERAL INFORMATION ON COMPLETING YOUR ON-LINE APPLICATION, CLICK HERE: ( Application Guide). IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON SCHEDULING ASSESSMENTS:
If you are selected to move forward in the assessment process, you may be required to self-schedule your appointment. You will be notified via email of your status and provided with self-scheduling instructions. Please check your email regularly following the closing date of this recruitment.
The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process. This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Those who successfully complete the selection process will be placed on the eligibility list for this classification.
It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department in writing to request such accommodation prior to the closing date of this recruitment.
Appointment may be subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment background investigation, drug screen, and/or medical/physical examination. NOTE
: The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards. Candidates may reapply when there is a posting to establish an eligibility list. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Proof of education listed in your application will be requested at the time of conditional offer. Acceptable documentation consists of transcripts or degree, if applicable, by the accredited U.S. college or university.
Education obtained outside the United States (US) require one of the following options:
All applicants will be notified via e-mail or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement.THE PROVISIONS OF THIS JOB ANNOUNCEMENT DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED CONTRACT.
- An equivalency statement from an evaluation company certified by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) at http://www.naces.org/members.html or the Association of International Credential Evaluators Inc. (AICE) at http://aice-eval.org/members/.
- An advanced-level degree from an accredited US college or university.