Recreation Leader (Temporary/Part-time)
Company: City of La Mesa
Location: La Mesa
Posted on: August 3, 2022
(First round of selection 14 days after posting)
The City of La Mesa has two openings for a Recreation Leader
One Recreation Leader position involves working with Older Adults
at the Adult Enrichment Center. This position works approximately
16-20 hours per week. Shifts may include select evenings and
weekends for events and facility rentals and various office hours
Monday-Thursdays between 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Fridays between
8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
The other Recreation Leader position will work approximately 10-15
hours per week. Typical shifts are nights and weekends for facility
Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of
the range of duties performed by employees in the class.
Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed
within the job.
To provide on-site supervision for programs and facility or park
rentals; to set up and tear down equipment for recreational
activities; to maintain records and reports; to assist at special
events or leading other recreational programs.
The following duties are typical for this classification.
Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be
required to perform additional or different duties from those set
forth below to address business needs and changing business
* Observe necessary precautions to ensure the safety of activity
and program participants; monitor and inspect assigned facilities
for needed maintenance; clean facilities as needed.
* Direct the proper use and care of the facility and equipment.
* Supervise and monitor the behavior of activity and program
participants; enforce applicable program rules and regulations;
provide appropriate disciplinary measures as needed.
* Assist Recreation Supervisor in planning and conducting special
events and programs.
* Issue and collect recreation equipment and supplies to program
participants; provide assistance in setting up for various program
* Assist in the maintenance of records and the preparation of
reports on assigned activities and rentals.
* Participate in promoting assigned recreation programs and
activities; prepare program event and facility marketing material
including news releases, flyers, schedules of events, pamphlets and
* Assist in leading a variety of recreational activities including
sports, special events, day camps, arts and crafts and other
* Serve as liaison to supervisory staff, employees, the general
public, and program participants.
* Perform a variety of general and routine administrative tasks in
support of recreation programs; operate office equipment to perform
tasks including those involving the use of computers and supporting
software applications, copiers, fax machines and telephones.
* Perform related duties as required.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely
provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A
typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade. College-level
coursework in recreation, physical education or a closely related
field is highly desirable.
At least one year of responsible experience working in a recreation
License or Certificate:
Possession of a Standard First Aid Certificate.
Possession of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate (Infant,
Child & Adult).
A valid CA driver license or equivalent is desirable.
Interested applicants must submit an online application and
supplemental questionnaire. This position is open until the needs
of the City are met so interested applicants are encouraged to
apply immediately. Candidates whose qualifications most closely
meet the needs of the City will be invited to participate in the
examination process for this position. The examination process may
consist of any of the following components: written exam, practical
skills assessment, and/or appraisal interview. Eligible candidates
will be notified when testing dates have been
established.Submission of an application does not guarantee
participation in the testing process.
NOTE: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a
pre-employment medical evaluation including TB test, background
investigation and background credit check.
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