Job Details

Position:Summer Camp Recreation Leader I (Seasonal)
Position Code:PR-3
Division:Parks and Recreation
Compensation:$11.15 - $13.55 per hour
Job Status:Part Time, Hourly

Job Summary
Final application filing date: Open Until Filled

About the Position

The San Carlos Recreation Department is looking for part-time summer Recreation Leaders (for the San Carlos location) who are, responsible, energetic, and enjoy working outdoors with children in a fun and positive atmosphere.


Recreation Leader positions are fun!  The City works with applicant’s interests and strengths to place them in the appropriate Recreation Leader opening.


Seasonal part-time Recreation Leaders are assigned to the Summer Day Camp programs working with children ages 4-12 years.  This summer’s training and ten-week camp program runs from June 11 to August 22, 2014.  Recreation Leaders must be able to work during this time period and have the ability to plan and conduct exciting youth recreation activities.


Positions in this part-time classification perform routine, basic work under direct supervision, in the planning and conducting of a wide variety of recreation activities. 


Supervision Exercised and Received

Receives supervision from a Recreation Department staff member; may work under functional supervision of a Recreation Leader II or Program Coordinator as assigned.


Essential and Important Duties

Assists with summer program planning and implementation.

Supervision of program participants.

Performs site maintenance duties.


Job-Related and Essential Qualifications

Knowledge of basic City recreation programming.


Ability and skills to organize people and activities; energetically perform job duties; comprehend and follow brief oral and written instructions; assist willingly as needed.  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 prior supervisory and/or leadership experience working with adults or children in a large group.


Special Requirements

Must be at least 16 years of age.  Speak clearly and understandably; ability and dexterity to run, jump and climb; lift and move equipment, such as tables and chairs; hear alarms, bells, and voices; to reach.    Willingness and ability to work flexible, part-time hours, including evenings and weekends.

Selection Procedure

Based on the application screening, those candidates with the most relevant qualifications will be invited to an oral interview, which may include a written exam and/or practical exam.


Appointment to this position is contingent upon:

*A valid work permit issued from school (if under age 18 and have not graduated from high school or received a State Certificate of Proficiency)

*A pre-employment fingerprinting criminal history records check (if over 18 years of age)

*TB testing clearance


How to apply

To apply online, click here.