Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Under general supervision, plans, organizes, publicizes, develops, and instructs special recreation, sports, cultural, or social service programs & activities at various parks, schools, and recreation facilities. Positions may include assignments in the following areas: Sports (officiating, score keeping, refereeing youth and adult sports); Senior Cultural (classes, excursions, senior citizen programs and special events); Racquet and Fitness Center (fitness room, front counter, swimming pool, and special programs); Child Development (Kidstuff Child Care programs); or clerical. Performs other related duties as required.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general supervision from an assigned Recreation Programmer.
May receive functional or technical supervision from an Assistant Pool Manager and/or Recreation Aide.
Essential Duties and Responsiblities
ESSENTIAL AND MARGINAL FUNCTION STATEMENTS–Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Participate in and conduct recreation activities, program planning, attend staff meetings, review current programs and make recommendations to immediate supervisor.
• Plan, organize and supervise group activities and programs.
• Keep score or records for citywide youth sports programs as needed.
• Conduct recreation programs, after-school programs, special events, or youth sports as assigned.
• Chaperone at dances, excursions or special events.
• Monitor volunteers to ensure they are meeting city and department requirements as assigned.
• Develop participant and spectator interests, enthusiasm and participation.
• Issue, collect, properly maintain and inventory city equipment and supplies.
• Prepare and maintain accurate records and reports of program activities.
• Set up rooms for activities or rentals.
• Supervise and monitor facility rentals to ensure applicant complies with city department policies and procedures.
• Be familiar with department flyers and publications and be able to share accurate information with customers regarding department programs/services.
• Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Experience and Training Guidelines – Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Two years paid, volunteer, or participant experience in a recreation setting; equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade; one year of college may be substituted for one year of experience (one year of college is equivalent to 30 semester units or 45 quarter units).
License or Certificate
Possession of a valid California driver’s license.
Possession of, or ability to obtain within 6 weeks of employment, a valid American Red Cross First Aid/CPR certificate.
- Principles, rules, and practices of organizing, planning and conducting recreation programs.
- First aid and CPR methods necessary in taking safety precautions.
- Basic operations, services and activities of recreation programs, activities and events.
- Principles and practices of recreation program development and implementa¬tion.
- Rules and proper techniques for playing a variety of sports activities.
- Principles and practices of data collection and report preparation.
- Current office equipment including computers.
- Work a flexible schedule.
- Adhere to work schedule and deadlines.
- Instruct individual and group fitness programs & activities for youth and adults.
- Speak publicly to program participants.
- Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
- Learn and perform assigned tasks.
- Prepare and maintain recreation program records as directed.
- Interact tactfully and effectively with program participants.
- Chaperone participants on excursions and at dances and parties.
- Develop actives for programs assigned.
- Maintain detailed files and records.
- Interpret and explain City policies and procedures.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, supervisors and all city staff.
- Maintain mental capacity which allows for effective interaction and communication with others.
- Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities.
A City application form and supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) MUST be submitted and received by the closing date. Please apply online at www.yourrialto.com. All other employment inquiries can be directed to The City of Rialto, Human Resources Department. 246 S. Willow, Rialto, CA 92376. Telephone: (909) 820-2540.
Candidates must clearly demonstrate through their application material that they meet the employment standards outlined above. All properly completed applications will be reviewed, and the most appropriately qualified individuals will be invited to continue in the selection process. Examinations for the positions may consist of any combination of written, performance, and oral exams to evaluate the applicant’s skills, training, and experience for the position. Successful applicants will be placed on an eligibility list. The City may also merge lists. The selected candidate(s) must successfully complete pre-employment clearances which may include a physical, drug screen, and fingerprinting.
Veterans Preference Credit Eligibility:
Veterans of the armed forces, who have been discharged or released from active duty under conditions other than dishonorable (Government Code: 18540.4), shall receive an additional five (5) points to their final examination score for ranking purposes only. This preference will apply only to the first appointment to any regular full-time City appointment. A copy of your valid DD214 must be submitted on or before the final filing date in order to be eligible for Veterans Preference Credit. For more information, please see the City’s Veteran’s Preference Policy. (Download PDF reader)
The City of Rialto is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of newly hired employees in the United States.