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City of Long Beach AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM COORDINATOR - ORIZABA PARK (RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST VII N/C) in Long Beach, California

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM COORDINATOR - ORIZABA PARK (RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST VII N/C)

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AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM COORDINATOR - ORIZABA PARK (RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST VII N/C)

Salary

$20.66 Hourly

Location

City of Long Beach, CA

Job Type

Unclassified - Part-Time, Seasonal

Job Number

PR24-030 (01-ASPC)

Department

Parks, Recreation & Marine - (UC)

Opening Date

02/12/2024

Closing Date

Continuous

  • Description

  • Benefits

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DESCRIPTION

This recruitment will remain open until vacancies are filled and may close without further notice. This recruitment may be used to fill vacancies across various park locations and/or in additional programs.

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.

The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Marine is seeking qualified candidates interested in applying for an After School Program Coordinator (Recreation Leader/Specialist VII-NC) position. After School activities include games, arts, tournaments, cooking, homework assistance, movies and holiday celebrations for ages 5 to 14. There are current openings at Orizaba Park. Program operation hours are Monday-Friday 3:00-6:00pm. This recruitment may be used for additional locations and/or programs.

Non-Career employees are allowed a maximum of 1,600 work hours available over a 12-month period and are considered temporary, at-will employees who are not typically eligible for benefits. However, non-career employees may qualify for health coverage and sick leave accruals subject to applicable federal and state provisions.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Under direction, supervises subordinate staff, volunteers, and program participants ages 5-14;

  • Plans, coordinates, markets, implements, and supervises all program activities, including workshops, field trips, special events, tournaments, classes, and fitness programs;

  • Prepares documents and written reports for the park supervisor;

  • Prepares and develops monthly program calendars;

  • Maintains all program resources, including equipment and supplies;

  • Utilizes computer software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and/or Publisher, for various administrative duties;

  • Drives to offsite meetings and/or trainings; and,

  • Performs other related duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS TO FILE

  • Four years of experience working in recreation or a related field, including one year acting as lead staff in a recreation or related program (an equivalent amount of education in a related area may substitute for up to one year);

  • Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience implementing recreation programs for youth ages 5-14;

  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher;

  • Current CPR and First Aid certification;

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, and organizational and program management skills;

  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, if necessary;

  • Experience working with children and adults with a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

All candidates must submit a complete application to be further considered. This bulletin is posted open continuous and may close at any time afterFebruary 26, 2024 . The most qualified applicants will be invited to continue in the selection process.

For technical support with your governmentjobs.com application, please contact (855) 524-5627.

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.

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 visitinghttps://calcivilrights.ca.gov/fair-chance-act

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

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INSTRUCTIONS: The purpose of these supplemental questions is to derive more specific information about the qualifications of applicants for this position. Applicants must clearly demonstrate their qualifying experience. These questions will serve as the basis for qualifying candidates for advancement into the selection process. Do you understand the information above?

  • Yes

  • No

    02

    Do you have a valid motor vehicle operator's license?

  • Yes

  • No

    03

    Do you have reliable transportation during scheduled work shift?

  • Yes

  • No

    04

    How many years of experience do you have working in recreation or a related field?

  • Less than 1 year

  • 1 year or more, but less than 2 years

  • 2 years or more, but less than 3 years

  • 3 years or more, but less than 4 years

  • 4 years or more

    05

    Please describe the experience working in recreation or a related field. (If none, please type N/A.)

    06

    Up to one year of experience may be substituted for an equivalent amount of education in a related area. If you would like to submit your qualifying higher education for consideration, please describe below (i.e. certificates, degrees).

    07

    Please select the amount of experience you have acting as lead staff.

  • Less than 6 months

  • 6 months or more, but less than 1 year

  • 1 year or more

    08

    Please describe your experience acting in as lead staff. Please include the size of the staff you lead and the related duties you performed (i.e. scheduling, training, etc.). (If none, please type N/A.)

    09

    How many years of experience do you have implementing recreation programs for youth ages 5-12?

  • Less than 6 months

  • 6 months or more, but less than 1 year

  • 1 year or more, but less than 2 years

  • 2 years or more

    10

    Please describe your experience implementing recreation programs for youth ages 5-12. (If none, please type N/A.)

    11

    Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word is desirable for this position. Indicate your proficiency with the computer application listed below.Microsoft Word:

  • None - no knowledge or experience and have not observed anyone using this computer application.

  • Basic - no experience, some training, but observed others using this computer application.

  • Intermediate - some training and experience and could complete projects with supervision or additional training of this computer application.

  • Advanced - sufficient training and experience with this computer application and could complete assignments without training or supervision and could train others.

    12

    Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel is desirable for this position. Indicate your proficiency with the computer application listed below.Microsoft Excel:

  • None - no knowledge or experience and have not observed anyone using this computer application.

  • Basic - no experience, some training, but observed others using this computer application.

  • Intermediate - some training and experience and could complete projects with supervision or additional training of this computer application.

  • Advanced - sufficient training and experience with this computer application and could complete assignments without training or supervision and could train others.

    13

    Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Publisher is desirable for this position. Indicate your proficiency with the computer application listed below.Microsoft Publisher:

  • None - no knowledge or experience and have not observed anyone using this computer application.

  • Basic - no experience, some training, but observed others using this computer application.

  • Intermediate - some training and experience and could complete projects with supervision or additional training of this computer application.

  • Advanced - sufficient training and experience with this computer application and could complete assignments without training or supervision and could train others.

    14

    Experience working with children and adults with a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds is desirable. Do you have this experience?

  • Yes

  • No

    15

    Do you have current CPR and/or First Aid certifications?

  • I have both current CPR and First Aid certifications

  • I have a current CPR certification only

  • I have a current First Aid certification only

  • I do not have current CPR or First Aid certifications

    16

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Do you have any relatives employed by the City of Long Beach?

  • Yes

  • No

    17

    If you have any relatives that work for the City of Long Beach, please indicate their name, department, position title and relationship.

    18

    I certify that I have personally completed the information provided and that it is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any falsification may cancel any terms, conditions, or privileges of employment.

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question

Agency

City of Long Beach

Department

Parks, Recreation & Marine - (UC)

Address

2760 Studebaker Road

Long Beach, California, 90815

Phone

(562) 570-3100

Website

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/longbeach

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