Recreation Leader (part-Time)

  • Manhattan Beach, California
  • Aug 29, 2023
Part Time Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $17.65 - $21.47 Hourly USD

Job Description


Under general supervision, plan and implement a variety of recreation activities at an assigned facility as part of a broad program of community recreation, park, and leisure services and perform related work as required.


The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the class :
  • Plan, promote, and conduct a variety of recreation and cultural activities.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate written reports and records.
  • Supervise the use of City facilities and equipment.
  • Maintain department equipment and supplies.
  • Schedule and monitor equipment use.
  • Act as cashier or locker room facilities attendant
  • Organize and assist with furniture arrangements and set-ups.
  • Assist in facility, field, and park maintenance, including clean-up and janitorial services.
  • Provide leadership to assigned staff and volunteers.
  • Conduct visual inspections.
  • Display courteous and professional behavior toward the public and staff.
  • Observe all safety and City rules and regulations.


Training and Experience: Experience in leadership, volunteer work, or recreation activities is highly desirable. Must be at least 16 years of age. Some positions in this class may require a minimum age of 17 or 18.

License: Some positions in this class may require possession of a valid California driver’s license in order to carry out essential job functions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Requires knowledge of recreation programs and activities, facilities, equipment safety and use, and program planning; skill in operating specific department tools and equipment; effective communication skills; both oral and written; and the ability to plan, organize, and implement recreation events; work effectively with senior citizens and children; prepare written reports; conduct recreation program activities; provide staff leadership; may require the ability to drive to facilities to visually inspect playgrounds and equipment for potential problems; follow oral and written instructions; and work effectively with others.


May be required to work shifts, weekends, or holidays.

In accordance with California Government Code Section 3100, City of Manhattan Beach employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to protect the health, safety, lives, and property of the people of the State

All applicants will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in this job announcement. Candidates will be reviewed and only those candidates determined to be most qualified on the basis of experience, training and education, as submitted, will be invited to participate further in the selection process. The filing period will remain open until the needs of the department have been met.

NOTE: A drug test may be administered as part of the pre-employment medical exam. The provisions of this brochure do not constitute a contract, express or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

Part-time employees are enrolled in PARS (Public Alternate Retirement System). All part-time and seasonal employees contribute 7.5% each pay period on pre-tax basis.Ifan employee reaches 1,000 hours within a fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th), or are already a CalPERS member, then they are enrolled in CalPERS (Public Employees Retirement System).

The City complies with California Labor Code 245-249 by providing paid sick leave for part-time hourly employees accordingly.

The City of Manhattan Beach does not provide medical/dental/vision benefits to part-time employees. Eligible employees enrolled in CalPERS may opt in to a CalPERS medical plan.

Base Pay


Job Address

Manhattan Beach, California United States View Map