ASES Recreation Leader

$15.00 - $15.75 hourly
  • City of West Sacramento
  • West Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Aug 11, 2022
Part time Parks & Recreation

Job Description

Position to be assigned to KidZone or Club West sites, working with youth between the ages of 5 and 14.  Typical work hours are Monday through Friday, 2:00 p.m.--6:15 p.m., 20-29 hours per week.  Training, meetings and special events are scheduled on some evenings and Saturdays. This recruitment is to fill positions that are funded by the After School Education and Safety Grant Program (A.S.E.S. Grant) to provide after school care at various Washington Unified School District sites.

An official City of West Sacramento application form must be filled out in its entirety.  The NEOGOV on-line application is considered to be an official City application. It is the applicant's responsibility to explain his/her qualifications fully and clearly.  Incomplete information on the application may be cause for disqualification.  In addition, the applicant must submit a resume.  Applications and resumes will be screened for qualifications.  The most qualified applicants will be placed on an eligibility list.  The top scoring candidates will be referred to the department for further consideration and the next step in the selection process.

DEFINITION:  The Senior Recreation Leader plans, coordinates, implements and supervises departmental programs, projects and activities at various sites, including but not limited to: parks, school sites, recreational facilities and administrative offices. 
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:  Receives general direction from the Recreation Supervisor I/II or designee.  No direct supervision of staff is exercised.
CLASS CHARACTERISTICS:  This is a part time, extra help position in the Parks & Recreation Department.  The Senior Recreation Leader is distinguished from the Recreation Leader by the performance of more complex and difficult tasks requiring greater independence and judgment in completing assigned programs, projects or activities. 

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
·         Plans, coordinates, implements, promotes, evaluates and supervises a variety of department programs, projects and activities. 
·         Supervises assigned staff and volunteers.
·         Provides instruction and in-service training for subordinate staff.

·         Inspects assigned facilities and/or equipment and recommends any necessary repair, maintenance and/or supplies.

·         Promotes and practices safety procedures in assigned programs.
·         Completes written reports and records as required.
·         Performs a variety of clerical/administrative work as necessitated by the assignment.
·         Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge and skill.  A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skill would be:
Education:  High school diploma or equivalent; a minimum of twenty (20) semester units of related college education preferred. 
Experience:  One (1) year of increasingly responsible related experience, including supervisory experience. 

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:  Possession of a valid California driver's license; and current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Multi-Media and/or Standard First Aid certificates prior to placement at worksite.  Depending upon assignment, may be required to obtain a Class "B" California driver's license within thirty (30) days of employment.


Supplemental information

WORKING CONDITIONS:  May be required to attend off-hour meetings.  Incumbent may be exposed to weather conditions while performing some duties outdoors. Prior to placement at the worksite, the employee must positively pass a fingerprint check and drug screen. 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   Mobility to work in a standard office environment, use standard office equipment and attend off-site meetings.  On an intermittent basis, sit at a desk for long periods of time; intermittently walk, stand, bend, squat, twist and reach while performing office duties; lift light weights.  Manual dexterity to use standard office equipment and supplies and to manipulate both single sheets of paper and large document holders (binders, manuals, etc.); vision to read handwritten and printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and by telephone; may supervise children and be required to kneel, sit in low chairs, or sit on floor for prolonged periods; must be able to sustain posture in a seated position for prolonged periods of time.
ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS:  Work in an office or field environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances.  Employees may be exposed to inclement weather conditions if working in a field environment.  Employees may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing department guidelines, policies and procedures.