• City of Long Beach, CA
  • Long Beach, California
  • Mar 07, 2024
Part Time Information Technology and Communication Services Parks and Recreation
  • Salary: $20.66 Hourly USD

Job Description


Bulletin will remain open until vacancies are filled. Bulletin may close at any time after November 30, 2023 without further notice.

Come join the City of Long Beach! Our Community Recreation Services Bureau, in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, is seeking amazing Recreation Program Leaders to assist with the WRAP After School Program.

The WRAP Expanded Learning Program is a structured after-school program operated in partnership with the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD). This program is operated on LBUSD campuses and offers a balanced mixture of academic enrichment, homework assistance, and physically and emotionally healthy activities that are fundamental components of youth development. WRAP is offered free of charge to all participants. (Applicants for this position must have completed 48 or more units at an accredited college or university OR must be able to pass a LBUSD-administered math and literacy exam.)

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is a nationally recognized and award-winning organization with 1,100 full-time/part time staff and a budget of $74 million. The Department oversees facilities and programs that reflect the needs and interests of a culturally diverse community, including: 170 parks with more than 3,200 acres devoted to open space and recreation, 27 community centers, 3 public pools, 6 miles of beaches, and 3 marinas.

The Department provides free and fee-based recreational programs and leisure opportunities, both self-directed and organized, for people of all ages and cultures. Youth programs include free youth sports for ages 5 to 14 serving nearly 10,000 participants annually, summer and vacation day camps, 2,100 recreational and educational classes, sailing and aquatics instruction, teen center activities, skateboarding opportunities, and supervised afterschool and weekend activities at parks and schools. In addition, approximately 12,000 youth participate in non-Department sports leagues that utilize park facilities.

This is an unclassified, non-career position. Unclassified positions with the City do not require applying through the Civil Service process. All communication will be handled through the department. Non-career employees are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however, may be eligible for sick leave benefits. Scheduled hours may vary by week on an as-needed basis. The successful candidate may work up to 28 hours per week, not to exceed 1,600 work hours per service year. Non-career employees are not guaranteed a minimum number of work hours. This is an at-will, seasonal, part-time position.


  • Under direction, supervise subordinate staff, volunteers and program participants in grades TK-8th;
  • Under the direction of a site director, design, plan, market, and oversee implementation of site program including academic enrichment, homework assistance, social-emotional learning and physical fitness;
  • Train subordinate staff on and model how to supervise a group of 15-20 youth in TK- 8th grades, using effective behavior and classroom management techniques in alignment with Restorative Justice Practices;
  • Assist Site Director to oversee participant behavior, program risk management, and safety of participants and staff;
  • Assist in supervision of site program and staff, clean up and closing duties- not sure because this was listed for the assistant SD position.
  • Contribute and/or Assist in on-going WRAP Academy Trainings for staff;
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation of incidents, behavior, meal service and attendance;
  • Model effective communication with students, parents/guardians and school faculty regarding incidents that occur during program to promote positive working relationships with all stakeholders;
  • Assist with development and maintenance of cooperative relationships with school administration, faculty, support staff, and the parents of participants;
  • Attend all mandatory staff and in-service meetings and training sessions;
  • Maintain and manage classroom program equipment, supplies, and materials;
  • Adhere to the department dress code by maintaining a neat and clean personal appearance;
  • Utilize computer software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook 365, Canva, Zoom, Google Meets and Forms, LBUSD City Span for various administrative duties;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


This position is open to all candidates who meet the following minimum qualifications:
  • Must have completed 48 or more units at an accredited college or university OR must be able to pass a LBUSD-administered math and literacy exam;
  • Must be at least 18 years of age;
  • Three (3) years of experience working in after school programming for school aged youth, academic enrichment program or a related field, including one (1) year acting as a lead staff;
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Teams, Zoom, Google Meets, Forms, Documents;
  • Must have access to reliable transportation to and from work;
  • Be willing to work a consistent schedule between the hours of 1:00pm-7:00pm Monday-Friday during the school year and 8:00-5:00pm during school breaks;
  • Be willing to assist various programs at various site locations;
The successful candidate will possess the following:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and organizational and program management skills;
  • Outstanding customer service and strong organizational, administrative, and program management skills;
  • Ability to work independently and exercise good judgement;
  • Ability to relate well with children and adults with a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.


All candidates must submit a complete application to be further considered. This bulletin is posted open continuous and may close at any time after November 30, 2023 . Screening of applicants will be conducted on the basis of applications and required supplemental submitted. Only those candidates showing the strongest backgrounds on the basis of comparative analysis will be invited to the examination process. Based on the number of applications accepted the selection procedure may be changed. In the event the need to revise the selection procedure, those affected will be notified of the details at a later date.

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The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-3181.

The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender.

In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.

The City of Long Beach will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act. You are not required to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until you receive a conditional job offer. If the City of Long Beach has concerns about a conviction that is directly related to the job after making a conditional job offer and conducting a background check, you will have the opportunity to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide evidence to mitigate concerns, or challenge the accuracy of the background report. Find out more about the Fair Chance Act by visiting https://calcivilrights.ca.gov/fair-chance-act .

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