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Recreation Program Specialist (part-time)

Company: City of Richmond, CA
Location: Richmond
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Introduction

Under supervision, leads and teaches recreation and sports activities in a specialized area (e.g.; drama, modern dance, folk dance, social dance, puppetry, major sports, tennis, archery and special interest groups); and does related work as required.

The current vacacancy is in the areas of afterschool programs and sports. Future vacancies may occur in other recreational areas.

Position Description and Duties

  • Assists in planning, organizing and scheduling activities, and gives direct leadership to classes in a specialized areas of the recreation program, such as athletics, aquatics, drama, puppetry and story telling, music, drama, senior citizens programs, etc.
  • Assists general recreation staff in the conduct of the activities in the assiged areas ofspecialty.
  • Develops and maintains necessary specialized facilities and materials.
  • Coordinates the specialized activity program with other recreation programs.
  • Maintains group and individual discipline.
  • Plans a logical sequence of activities to fit the abilities and interests of participants.
  • Keeps records of attendance and participation; promotes participation.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of: basic principles and purposes of recreational activity; methods, equipment and terminology in the particular recreation specialty.

Ability to: develop interest and encourage participants; establish and maintain effective relationships with participants; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Any combination of training and experience equivalent to completion of two (2) years of college with specialized training in a particular field of recreational activity, AND one (1) year of experience as an instructor or leader in the recreation specialty to which assigned.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

Current First Aid and CPR for Public Safety Personnel in accordance with Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations by date of hire.

Additional Information

TO APPLY: Apply Online. Each applicant must submit an onlne City of Richmond Employment Applicaton by the final filing date and time. Failure to submit a complete application by the final filing date and time will disqualify the candidate from further consideration.

SELECTION PROCESS: All completed applications will be evaluated based on the minimum qualifications. The applications for candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be submitted to the Community Services Department for further consideration. The better qualified candidates may be invited to continue in the selection process, which will include an interview.

Applications will remain on file for six (6) months.

FINGERPRINTING AND TUBERCULOSIS TESTING: Successful testing is required as a condition of employment.

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY: The City's policy prohibits discrimination against applicants on the basis of race, color, age, physical or mental disability, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.

Keywords: City of Richmond, CA, Richmond , Recreation Program Specialist (part-time), Other , Richmond, California

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