City of San Carlos - Current Job Openings
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Position:Program Coordinator (PT 30 hrs/week) Smart Tots Preschool
Position Code:PR-143
Division:Administrative Services Department
Compensation:$18.70 - $22.74 per hour
Job Status:Part Time, Hourly

Job Summary

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


Appointment to this position is contingent upon:

*A pre-employment fingerprinting criminal history records check

*TB testing clearance


*CalPERS Retirement Formula: 2% @ 55 for “classic members” or 2% @ 62 for “new members” as defined by CalPERS

*The City of San Carlos participates in Social Security

*Employee & family medical insurance and dental reimbursement plan

About the Position

Candidates must be available to work Monday-Friday 8:00am-2:00pm.

Positions in this classification perform work in the organization and implementation of a wide variety of recreation activities. Must have previous preschool experience. At least 3 years’ experience of administering a preschool program and college course units in Early Childhood Education preferred.

May provide functional supervision to a Recreation Leader I or II as assigned.  Receives general supervision from a full-time Recreation Department staff member.

 Essential Duties

  • Plans, organizes, coordinates and directs specialized recreation programs as assigned.
  • Maintains required records, including program statistics.
  • Oversees the work of  volunteers, Recreation Leaders I and II as assigned, to ensure effective programs.
  • Works directly with recreation programs for adults, youth, including individuals with special needs.

 Job-Related and Essential Qualifications

Knowledge of City recreation programs and the pertinent policies effecting program implementation; principles and philosophies of recreation; principles and philosophies of working effectively with adults and children 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; provide leadership to subordinates.  Implement program plans; ability to function effectively without direct supervision.  Establish, maintain and foster cooperative working relations with others contacted in the course of work.  Computer proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

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 II at the City of San Carlos or 500 hours at an equivalent classification in another municipality, or related agency. At least 3 years’ experience of administering a preschool program and college course units in Early Childhood Education preferred.

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.

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 8:00am-2:00pm. Are you available Monday-Friday, 8:00am-2:00pm?