City of Glendale Job Opportunity: Recreation Leader II and III for After-school Recreation Sports Program

Job Title: Recreation Leader II and III (After-school Recreation Sports Program)
Opening Date/Time: Mon. 05/18/15 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: Fri. 06/19/15 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary: See Position Description
Job Type: Hourly – Part-time
Location: 613 E. Broadway, Room 100, Glendale, California
Department: Community Services & Parks Department

These classifications organize, lead, coach, referee, and participate in various Youth Sports (flag football, soccer, basketball and volleyball), youth fitness and recreation programs at City parks, playgrounds, elementary schools and other facilities on a part-time hourly basis. Bilingual ability in a language or languages commonly spoken in the Glendale community, such as Armenian, Spanish, Korean, etc, is desirable at all levels. Essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following: Knowledge of basic first aid practices. Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of organizing, instructing, and coaching youth sports and fitness at the elementary school-age level and recreational programs. Skill in dealing tactfully, courteously and effectively with public officials, program participants and the general public. Ability to: read, write, communicate effectively and comprehend directions in English; provide good customer service to those using recreational facilities; supervise and take responsibility for small children. May drive on City business depending on the needs of the position. Ensure Department services are provided with the highest customer service and ethical standards. Assumes responsibility for ensuring the duties of the position are performed in a safe efficient manner. Performs other related duties as assigned or as the situation requires.

Essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the following:
Leads, organizes, coaches, referees and stimulates interest in a variety of competitive and noncompetitive youth sports, youth fitness, games, contests, and cultural activities.

Assists in various recreational programs including playgrounds, day camps, aquatics, and Civic Auditorium operations.

Checks out playground equipment at the various facilities, dispenses towels, checks clothing, and cares for and cleans buildings and equipment.

Oversees recreational reservations, and supervises the use of facilities as to their proper care.

Performs cashier duties at some City functions.

Keeps routine records of program participants’ progress and drafts written reports.

May have the opportunity to participate in related divisional cross-training efforts.

Experience and qualifications gained in this cross training may apply towards promotional opportunities and transfers.

Plans and conducts arts and crafts, sports, passive and active games and special interest activities.

Supervises children and young adults on excursions.

Acts as site host for facility reservations and assists with City-wide special events.

Directs other recreational staff and volunteers.

Assists with the cleaning of public buildings, including offices, bathrooms, floors and carpets, by performing light maintenance, such as vacuuming, dusting and mopping after recreational activities.

Assumes responsibility for ensuring the duties of the position are performed in a safe efficient manner.

Performs other related duties as assigned or as the situation requires.

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