Recreation Leader -Middle/High School Programs

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

DescriptionPLEASE NOTE: This is a temporary, seasonal at-will part-time position working fewer than 950 hours per fiscal year and is non-benefited.ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT AND THE POSITIONThe Community Services Department is comprised of three divisions: Community Services Administration, Youth and Adult Services, and the Child Development Center. We, as a department, take pride in the quality and variety of services we provide to the community and seek individuals who can contribute to this well-deserved reputation. The Middle School and High School Recreation Leader will be a member of a dynamic team in the Youth and Adult Services Division charged with delivering creative, innovative, and enriching after school programs for middle and high school youth in the Emeryville community.Examples of DutiesTHE IDEAL CANDIDATE MUST BE:* Responsible, flexible and proactive* Capable of being part of an effective team* Energetic and motivational* Able to provide encouragement for participation in programs* Able to follow written and oral instructions* Able to exercise good judgment and deal effectively with the public* Able to deal with stressful situations* Able to work independently with minimum supervision* Knowledgeable of sports, games and arts and crafts* Fun and has a sense of humorDUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESOrganize and lead recreational activities including arts and crafts, sports, and games; supervise field trips, which may include bus travel to local attractions, taking attendance and assisting with record-keeping; issue, maintain and store equipment and supplies; interact with children, parents, care-givers, volunteers and City staff; ensure the safety and well-being of program participants.Minimum QualificationsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCEMust be at least 18 years of age. There are no educational requirements for this position; however experience in a structured or supervised recreational program and/or college level training in Recreation, Physical Education, Education or a related field with this age group is desirable. Salary and program assignment will be based on relevant experience in the field or college coursework.OTHER REQUIREMENTS:Candidates must also have eye sight sufficient to read data, memos, spreadsheets, vouchers, computer screens; manual dexterity to operate a personal computer, typewriter, copy machine; ability to sit for extended periods; stand, walk, bend, reach above and below shoulders and lift and carry objects weighing up to 20 pounds. Stamina to interact with a variety of school age children.Supplemental InformationTO APPLYApplicants must submit a completed City of Emeryville/MESA application online (paper applications will not be accepted). For more information about the City of Emeryville, visit If you have any questions about this position, please contact Christen Gray at (510) 596-4395 or at cgray@emeryville.orgSCREENING PROCESSApplications will be reviewed as received; those candidates whose backgrounds most closely fit our requirements may be invited for an interview.The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER / ADAThe City of Emeryville is an Equal Opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, religion, medical, physical or mental disability, or any other basis protected by law. Qualified individuals with a disability will receive reasonable accommodation, as required by the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and federal laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504, during any phase of the selection process, providing such request is made to Human Resources at least five business days in advance. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation. Under federal law, all job applicants must prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of job offer.ABOUT EMERYVILLEEmeryville is located at the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. Its central location is the gateway to an extensive region that includes all major northern California cities, businesses, universities, and the Pacific Rim marketplace. The City is proud of its reputation as a leader in community development, cutting edge programs and progressive approaches to organizational issues. Emeryville has evolved from an industrial environment to a retail/technology-based community. The City and the MESA are Equal Opportunity Employers. Applicants needing special accommodations must contact Human Resources sufficiently in advance of the testing process to arrange for such accommodations. Please contact (510) 596-4392.Recruitment Contact Information:Christen 596-4396The City of Emeryville offers a complete benefits package to full-time employees, including health care, dental care, vision care, Flexible Spending Account for Dependent and Health Care, Deferred Compensation, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), life insurance, long-term disability insurance, pension, tuition reimbursement, holidays, vacation, sick leave, administrative leave, and more.To learn more about City benefits, visit our benefit page.Agency City of EmeryvilleAddress 1333 Park AvenueEmeryville, California, 94608Website

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