DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION FILING BEGINS: February 10, 2022 AT 8:00AM (PST) Applications will be accepted until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: D8796KTYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive (OC)
JOB TYPE: Permanent Effective 7/1/2022: Monthly Salary Range will be $2,777.04 - $3,411.82 REPRESENTED EMPLOYEES: Cafeteria Benefit Plan, Contributory Defined
Benefit Retirement Plan, Matched Deferred Compensation & Thrift Plans
(as declared by the Board of Supervisors), Paid Holidays, Generous
Vacation and Sick Leave Benefits.About You: Do you love working with people of all ages? Do you already have some experience working or volunteering in recreation programs like sports, cultural arts, senior programs, youth programs?Our Recreation Services Leaders are a key part of our recreation team. They assist or may even lead programs such as special events, arts and crafts, youth programs, senior programs, performing arts, or sports like boxing, baseball, basketball, soccer, and beyond.
If this sounds good, keep reading!About Us:
We work directly with members of the public as they enjoy our 181 parks throughout Los Angeles County. We are looking for individuals with excellent customer service skills and that love helping others, to add to our team with . We offer an exciting work environment with room for growth!
Essential Job Functions
Coordinates or organizes the presentation of programs such as arts and crafts, dance, music, and theater arts; assists in the development and presentation of special recreation programs for senior citizens, youths, and people with disabilities.
Coordinates park club activities and assists in the development of park holiday programs such as Christmas, Easter, and Halloween.
Plans and coordinates playground, and community center athletic activities including tournaments, leagues and contests.
Monitors the use and care of equipment and facilities at one or more parks.
Inspects playground and sports equipment and facilities for safety and proper operation.
Maintains or assists in maintaining safety, cleanliness, and order at park facilities; monitors activities and ensures safety rules are observed.
Assists in the preparation of athletic fields and venues for tournaments and leagues.
Assists with routine clerical duties such as the preparation of use permits and reports, fee collection and reporting, and program scheduling.
Assists in the handling of public complaints.
Provide direction to temporary or seasonal staff and volunteers as needed.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Six (6) months or 960 hours of experience instructing, conducting, coaching, or planning recreational programs in sports, organized play, arts & crafts, dance, music, senior programs, youth programs, outdoor recreation, or nature center programs. Volunteer experience also accepted. LICENSE
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.PHYSICAL CLASS III:
Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
Please answer all Supplemental Questions, at this end of this application, clearly and completely, as they will be used to verify your experience.
Information presented on employment applications, resumes, supplemental questionnaire, and during the examination process is subject to verification.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This exam will consist of one part:
A structured oral interview weighted 100% covering Customer Service, Office Computing, Oral Communication, Continual Learning, Problem Solving, Interpersonal Skills, Instructing, Conscientiousness, Ethics/Integrity, Planning, Team Orientation, Adaptability/Flexibility, and Stress Tolerance. Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the eligible list.ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible list in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation. SPECIAL INFORMATION: COVID-19 Vaccination
All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department. FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE:
The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. ADA ACCOMMODATION:
If you need accommodation to take the assessment, let us know by contacting the ADA/Testing Coordinator at(626) 588-5109. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process.PRE-PLACEMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION
Employment is subject to passing a medical examination which will be scheduled after security clearance for candidates who receive contingent offers of employment. VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligible list for this examination will be use to fill PERMANENT
vacancies within the Department of Parks and Recreation throughout Los Angeles County.Available Shift:
Any APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification. Applicants MUST
provide relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job . We may reject your application at any time during the exam and selection process.INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE:
Go to http://governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty
and search for "Recreation Services Leader", Click on the name of the bulletin you are applying to, click the green "Apply" button.
APPLICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE MUST BE FILED ON-LINE VIA GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM WEBSITE .
APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, E-MAIL, THIRD PARTY WEBSITES (IE: Indeed.com, etc.), FAX, OR IN-PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. CORRESPONDENCE AND UPDATES WILL BE SENT VIA E-MAIL.
Many important notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add email@example.com as well as firstname.lastname@example.org , and email@example.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.
Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County.
Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices.
It is your responsibility to take the above steps to view correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component.Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries:
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be complete on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.No Sharing of User ID, e-mail and Password:
All applicants must file their application using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.Social Security Number:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number Fill out your application and Supplemental Questionnaire completely.Department Contact Name:
Francis SanchezDepartment Contact Number:
(626) 588-5115Department Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ADA Coordinator Phone:
(626) 588-5109Teletype Phone:
(213) 427-6118California Relay Services Phone:
Closing Date/Time: Continuous