Community Services Leader Series (Various Programs)

  • City of Costa Mesa, CA
  • Costa Mesa, California
  • Jun 04, 2022
Part Time Community and Economic Development
  • Salary: See Position Description USD

Job Description

Description

THE COMMUNITY SERVICES LEADER SERIES INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING CLASSIFICATIONS:
Community Services Leader II: $15.50 - $18.84 per hour
Community Services Leader III: $16.27 - $19.78 per hour
Senior Community Services Leader: $17.94 - $21.81 per hour

  • Various assignments within Youth Programs, Facilities, Senior Center, and Field Ambassador Programs
  • Please click here to review a description of each of the above programs.

THE POSITION:
Community Services Leaders perform responsible work related to various Parks and Community Services related programs/activities.

WORK SCHEDULE:
Community Services Leaders are part-time positions that may work between 8 to 32 hours per week. Work schedules may require evening/night and weekend shifts and may be seasonal and/or year round. Hours per week and work schedules vary depending on program assignment.

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
Applications must be completed and submitted online. Candidates are requested to provide specific information on their education and experience as it relates to the position by completing all fields of the application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. Do not include text or attached resumes, as they will not be accepted or reviewed in the application process. Based upon the information presented on the application, a limited number of candidates who possess qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. The selection process may include, but is not limited to, the following components: application review and evaluation, written examination or exercise, physical examination, practical exercise and interview evaluation. Please notify the Human Resources Division 72 hours in advance of the test date if you have a disability which requires accommodation for the testing process.

Notifications during this recruitment will be sent by email only (regardless of the notification preference selected during the online application process). Notifications will be sent to the email address that is listed on your online application.

All employment offers made by the City are contingent upon establishing proof of a prospective candidate's legal authorization to work in the United States and successfully passing all components of the pre-employment process which may include, but is not limited to: comprehensive background check, criminal history check (Live scan fingerprint check), polygraph examination, post-offer psychological evaluation and post-offer medical evaluation (may include drug screen).

Note: The provisions of this job bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provisions contained within may be modified or revoked without notice.

Essential Functions

* The following duties are currently under review

These functions may not be present in all positions in this series. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind work assignments as needed.

Recreation Leader I: Assisting in supervising children during activities; organizing group activities and games; and leading arts and crafts and other projects.

Recreation Leader II: Assisting in coordinating and organizing a variety of recreational programs and activities; planning and leading the work of subordinate recreation staff along with: supervising children during activities; organizing group activities and games; and leading arts and crafts and other projects.

Recreation Leader III: Assisting in program planning, scheduling and record keeping; supervising and training Recreation Leaders I/II under the direction of a Recreation Leader IV.

Recreation Leader IV: Plans, coordinates, and conducts program operations. Promotes and conducts outreach activities to effectively solicit program and event participants. Recruits, supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned part-time staff and volunteers.

Additional functions for all levels: Monitoring the daily checking in and out of children from programs and activities, enforcing rules, positively interacting with parents, participants, and the general public. Perform other related duties as required.

Qualification Guidelines

*The following qualifications are currently under review

Recreation Leader I: 16 years of age or older; experience in volunteerism or participation in recreational activities desirable. Work permit may be required for current high school students.

Recreation Leader II: High school graduation or its equivalent; 18 years of age, or older, or enrolled in college; and/or one year experience working with individuals and groups in a recreational setting.

Recreation Leader III: High school graduation or its equivalent, and two years of college coursework in Child Development, Leisure Services, Recreation or related field; and/or two years of experience in working with individuals and groups in a related recreational program area or service.

Recreation Leader IV: High school graduation or its equivalent, and two years of college coursework in Child Development, Leisure Services, Recreation or related field; and/or two years of experience in working with individuals and groups in a related recreational program area or service. One full year of experience in planning, promoting, coordinating and facilitating of programs, special events or social services. Some supervisory experience in a recreational setting. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Familiarity with modern MS Office software (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, and Publisher).

Additional requirements (for all levels):

A current (less than two years) tuberculosis clearance certificate by date of hire for any assignments working with children.

Possession of, or ability to obtain, first aid certificates may be required.

A valid California Driver's License may be required. Revocation of license during employment may result in disciplinary action or reassignment.

A valid California Commercial Class C License may be required for some positions. Revocation of license during employment, or failure to obtain if required, may result in disciplinary action or reassignment.

Availability to work up to 8-32 hours per week: hours vary depending upon assignment.

Ability to entertain and control children, have a positive attitude, be creative and imaginative.

Supplemental Information
Physical Tasks and Environmental Conditions:
Candidates must be able to walk/run with children while playing games and leading excursions, and may lift heavy weights (e.g., a child or set up of tables and chairs). In addition, candidates must be able to work for extended periods in the outdoors, and be exposed to sun and varying temperatures.

To view benefit information for all groups, Click Here

Part-Time employees are appointed by and serve at the will of the Department Director. They are reviewed for merit salary advancement on a periodic basis. Generally, part-time employees are limited to no more than 1,000 hours of work per fiscal year (July 1 - June 30). Certain part-time employees, however, are permitted to exceed this limit.

Part-time employees participate in either the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS) or the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) depending on eligibility. Employees enrolled in PARS contribute 3.75% of salary with a matching City contribution. Employees enrolled in CalPERS contribute 7.5% - 10.469% of salary depending on eligibility.

Part-time positions are eligible to receive general leave benefits. General leave can be used for sick, vacation, or holiday time.

The City does not participate in the Social Security system; however, federal mandate requires all new employees to contribute 1.45% of wages to Medicare. As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to enroll and participate in the direct deposit program.

Closing Date/Time:

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)

No

Job Address

Costa Mesa, California United States View Map