City of San Carlos - Current Job Openings
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Position:Recreaion Leader II (PT <20 hrs week) - Smart Tots Preschool
Position Code:PR-136
Division:Parks and Recreation
Compensation:$14.67 - $17.82 per hour
Job Status:Part Time, Hourly

Job Summary

Final filing date: 5:00pm, Friday, June 23, 2017

Appointment to this position is contingent upon:

*A pre-employment fingerprinting criminal history records check

*TB testing clearance

About the Position

This is a part-time position. Candidates must be available to work Monday-Friday 8:30am-12:15pm.

Positions in this classification work in the planning and conducting of a wide variety of recreation activities.

The Smart Tots Preschool provides physical, social, and emotional growth in a small group setting. Staff will provide supervision of appropriate activities and events during program hours. May provide functional supervision to a Recreation Leader I as assigned.  Receives general supervision from a full-time Recreation Department staff member; may work under functional supervision of a Program Coordinator as assigned.

 Essential Duties

  • Works directly with the public.
  • Plans, organizes and directs specialized recreation programs.
  • Serves as site or program supervisor.
  • Directs program participants as appropriate.
  • Performs site maintenance duties.
  • May serve as field supervisor, camp counselor, program leader, kitchen assistant, or scorekeeper.
  • Uses and maintains recreation equipment.

 Job-Related and Essential Qualifications

Knowledge of basic City recreation programming; techniques of working effectively with adults, children, including individuals who have special needs as related to recreation programs.

Ability and skills to organize people and activities; energetically perform job duties; comprehend and follow brief oral and written instructions; assist willingly as needed.  Implement program plans; work with minimal supervision.  Establish, maintain and foster cooperative working relations with others contacted in the course of work.

 Education and Training

Sufficient education and experience to satisfactorily perform the duties of this classification.  A typical qualifying background would be graduation from high school, and 500 hours experience as either a Recreation Leader I at the City of San Carlos or 500 hours at an equivalent classification in another municipality, or equivalent experience in a comparable setting.

Special Requirements

Speak clearly and understandably; ability and dexterity to run, jump and climb; lift and move equipment, such as tables and chairs; hear alarms, bells, voices and telephones; to reach.  Willingness and ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

Licenses and Certifications

Possession of an appropriate California driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles is desired.

How to Apply
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Clarity, conciseness, and completeness of responses are factors considered in the qualification screening process. Each of your responses will be evaluated and only those applicants who demonstrate the best potential in meeting the City’s needs will be given further consideration in the selection process.

1.       Explain your experience working with preschool-aged children, including duration, program area, and responsibilities. 

2.       This is a part-time position and candidate must be available Monday-Friday 8:30am-12:15pm. Are you available Monday-Friday, 8:30am-12:15pm?