DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION FILING BEGINS: April 14, 2022 AT 8:00AM (PT)
Applications will be accepted until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. EXAM NUMBER: D8796M Effective 7/1/2022: Hourly Salary Range will be $17.15 - $19.61 per hour Effective 10/1/2022: Hourly Salary Range will be $18.09 - $23.03 per hour TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive (OC)
This is a noncompetitive examination. This examination is intended to merely qualify applicants. JOB TYPE: RECURRENT - HOURLY About You:
Do you love working with people of all ages? Our Recreation Services Leaders are a key part of our recreation team. You will assist our Recreation Staff with various organized sports, special programs and classes from aerobics to Teen Clubs. If this sounds good, keep reading!About Us:
We work directly with members of the public as they enjoy our 181 parks throughout Los Angeles County. We are looking for individuals to add to our team with excellent customer service skills and that love helping others. We also offer an exciting work environment with room for growth at our local parks.
Essential Job Functions Essential Job Functions
- Coordinates or organizes the presentation of programs such as arts and crafts, dance, music, and theater arts; assists in the development and presentation of special recreation programs for senior citizens, youths, and people with disabilities.
- Coordinates park club activities and assists in the development of park holiday programs such as Christmas, Easter, and Halloween.
- Plans and coordinates playground, and community center athletic activities including tournaments, leagues and contests.
- Monitors the use and care of equipment and facilities at one or more parks.
- Inspects playground equipment and facilities for safety and proper operation.
- Maintains or assists in maintaining safety, cleanliness, and order at park facilities; monitors activities and insures safety rules are observed.
- Assists in the preparation of athletic fields for tournaments and leagues.
- Assists with routine clerical duties such as the preparation of use permits and reports, fee collection and reporting, and program scheduling.
- Assists in the handling of public complaints.
- Provide direction to temporary or seasonal staff, as needed.
Requirements SELECTION REQUIREMENTS: TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
240 hours of experience instructing, conducting or planning recreational programs in arts & crafts, dance, music or in outdoor recreation in nature, outdoor games, outdoor sports.OR
100 hours of experience as a Park Aide, NC in the Department of Parks and RecreationOR
Completion of 120 hours of work experience through the Department of Human Resources/Youth@Work Countywide Youth Bridges Program (CYBP) with the County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation OR with Los Angeles County Library.****
Applicants who qualify under this option must submit a CYBP certificate of completion. Documents must be uploaded with application or submitted within fifteen (15) calendar days of the filing.Must be 16 years of age or older at time of appointment.
Applicants must provide proof of age at time of appointment All minors under the age of 18 must have a work permit at time of appointment.
LICENSE:A valid California Class C Drivers License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
PHYSICAL CLASS: 3 - Moderate. Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds. PRE-PLACEMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION:
Employment is subject to passing a medical examination which will be scheduled after security clearance for candidates who receive contingent offers of employment.
Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This is a noncompetitive examination. This examination is intended to merely qualify applicants. Applicants will be placed on an eligible register without indication of relative standing in the examination. ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION :
Applicants will be processed on an as received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly. The appointing power may appoint any one of the names on the appropriate list, except a person without Veterans credit may not be appointed if there are three or more names on the list of persons entitled to Veteran's credit. The names of candidates will be placed on the eligible register for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of promulgation. SPECIAL INFORMATION: COVID-19 Vaccination
All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department. FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE:
The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed. VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligible register for this examination will be use to fill vacancies within the Department of Parks and Recreation throughout Los Angeles County.Available Shift:
Any APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification. Applicants MUST
provide relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job . We may reject your application at any time during the exam and selection process.INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE:
Go to http://governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty
and search for "Recreation Services Leader", Click on the name of the bulletin you are applying to, click the green "Apply" button.
APPLICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE MUST BE FILED ON-LINE VIA GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM WEBSITE .
APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, E-MAIL, THIRD PARTY WEBSITES (IE: Indeed.com, etc.), FAX, OR IN-PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Fill out your application and Supplemental Questionnaire completely.CORRESPONDENCE AND UPDATES WILL BE SENT VIA E-MAIL.
Many important notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add email@example.com
as well as firstname.lastname@example.org , and email@example.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.
Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County.
Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices.
It is your responsibility to take the above steps to view correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component.Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries:
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be complete on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.No Sharing of User ID, E-mail and Password:
All applicants must file their application using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.Social Security Number:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.Department Contact Name:
Soo Jung AhnDepartment Contact Number:
(626) 588-5138Department Contact Email:
sahn @ parks.lacounty.gov ADA Coordinator Phone:
(626) 588-5109Teletype Phone:
(213) 427-6118California Relay Services Phone:
Closing Date/Time: Continuous