Recreation Leader II - Class B Driver

Job Title: Recreation Leader II - Class B Driver

Salary range: $14.57-19.93 Hourly

Department: Youth Services

Hours: Part Time

Job Description:

The mission of the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District is to provide the people of the Livermore area with outstanding recreation programs and a system of parks, trails, recreation areas and facilities that promote enjoyment, lifelong learning and healthy active lifestyles.

Open: March 28, 2017
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Tentative Start Date: TBD
Hours: 8-20 hours per week including weekends
Schedule: Seasonal schedule and on-call

Program Information

The Livermore Area Recreation and Park District is currently recruiting for a Recreation Leader II with a Class B License for our Youth and Senior Services. If applicant does not obtain a Class B License that is current, they must obtain one before hire date. Experienced drivers preferred.

Application Procedure

Please submit a District application and resume by logging into the online application portal. Applicants who do not submit all required documents may not be considered.

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Selection Process

Based upon all submitted materials, the applicants presenting the best job-related qualifications will be invited to proceed in the recruitment process.

Position Information

Under general supervision, performs support work related to recreational programs, events, and activities; provides instruction and conducts classes/activities for program participants under the guidance and direction of higher-level staff; prepares buildings, fields, and facilities for scheduled activities or events; provides routine administrative support; and performs related work as required.

Distinguishing Characteristics

This is the journey-level classification in the Recreation Leader series responsible for performing the full range of recreation program class and activities support. Incumbents are expected to work independently and exercise judgment and initiative. Positions at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies of the work unit. This classification is distinguished from the Recreation Coordinator in that the latter is responsible for all operational activities within an assigned program area, including serving in an ongoing lead capacity over program staff.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

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.

  1. Conducts and monitors recreational program activities within one or more assigned program areas; performs tasks in accordance with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  2. Assists with the operation of recreation/sports camps or other large programs; provides instruction and conducts classes/activities for program participants under the guidance and direction of a program leader.
  3. Monitors and enforces policies and procedures with respect to participant safety.
  4. Inspects program areas and equipment and recommends maintenance and repair as needed.
  5. Maintains records of participation and collects participant fees.
  6. Assists in the planning and implementation of recreation program activities and classes.
  7. Transports, issues, receives, and controls the use of recreational equipment and supplies; monitors equipment inventories and recommends procurement of items as needed.
  8. Opens, secures, and cleans program areas before and after program use; prepares program areas for scheduled recreational activities and events.
  9. May direct the work of lower level staff assisting in a particular program area.
  10. Performs routine administrative duties such as phone and counter reception and registration processing.
  11. Assists with District special events as needed.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.

Environmental Elements

Incumbents work in both indoor and outdoor environments with moderate to loud noise levels. May work in controlled temperature conditions, cold and hot temperatures, or inclement weather conditions. Incumbents will interact with individuals in interpreting and enforcing rules, policies, and procedures.

Physical Demands

Must possess mobility to perform medium physical work; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and to operate a vehicle to transport materials and equipment to various sites and offices; hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. The classification supports indoor and outdoor recreation programs requiring frequent walking, running, conducting exercises, and related physical activities. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, calculator, or tools and equipment used in assigned program area. Program activities may require sitting, standing, walking on level and slippery surfaces, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, grasping, and making repetitive hand movement in the performance of daily duties; the ability to lift, carry, and push tools, equipment, and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds or higher weights with assistance and/or the use of proper equipment.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED is desirable.
  • One year of relevant recreation program support experience.

Knowledge of:

  • Recreation program services, operations, and activities.
  • Relevant laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Proper care and use of recreation equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Principles and practices for providing high level of customer service.
  • Principles and practices of recordkeeping.
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
  • Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.

Ability to:

  • Lead and conduct assigned program classes or activities.
  • Maintain the safety of program activities and participants.
  • Maintain facilities and equipment in a clean, safe, and secure manner.
  • Perform work as directed in an efficient, effective, safe, and timely manner.
  • Make basic mathematic calculations with speed and accuracy; count money and make change.
  • Respond appropriately to changing situations.
  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills and establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships.
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.

Pre-Employment Conditions

  • Department of Justice fingerprint clearance.
  • Medical exam and drug testing clearance.
  • Work Permit if applicable.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation throughout the selection process. Request for reasonable accommodation during the selection process may be made by contacting the Human Resources Office prior to the final filing date.

LARPD is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization.