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Recreation Leader I/II - Extra Help

Company: City of Oxnard, CA
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionThe City of Oxnard's Cultural and Community Services Department is seeking energetic Recreation Leaders I/II to be part of our team. Program opportunities for Recreation Leaders to be involved in include:Youth Sports Programs, Sports Official Programs, Class Instruction, Class/Event Programs, After School Programs, Lifeguard Programs, Summer Camp Programs, Recreation Centers, Skate Park, Gym Monitor Programs, Special Populations, Senior Services.SUMMARYUnder general supervision, performs general recreation and human services program duties involving youth and adults; provides instruction or training to program participants; demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable policies, procedures, and work methods associated with assigned duties; and performs related duties as required.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICSThe Recreation/Human Services Leader I is the entry-level position that allows the incumbent to develop journey level knowledge and abilities. Initially, under closer supervision, incumbents learn and perform a variety of duties related to recreational and human services programs and activities and may reasonably expect to have the position allocated to the II level after gaining experience and demonstrating a level of proficiency that meets the qualifications for the higher level class.The Recreation/Human Services Leader II is the full working level position in which incumbents are expected to independently perform the full scope of assigned duties. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and normally filled by advancement from Recreation/Human Services Leader I, or when filled from the outside, require prior experience in recreation programs or activities. This class is distinguished from the next higher classification of Recreation/Human Services Leader III in that the latter performs duties requiring a broader and more detailed understanding of recreation and human services program operations, and has the responsibility for supervision and training of assigned personnel.SUPERVISION RECEIVED/EXERCISEDGeneral supervision is provided by a Recreation/Human Services Leader III or higher level recreation program personnel. A Recreation/Human Services Leader II may provide functional and technical supervision to subordinate recreation leaders or volunteers.PLEASE NOTEExtra Help positions are not expected to last more than 960 hours. Under the terms of the City's benefits plan and policies, you will not be eligible for benefits, other than those required by federal or state law, due to the short duration of your employment. Additionally, the City requires enrollment in a retirement program as the city does not participate in social security. In this position, employment with the City of Oxnard is at-will and those selected for temporary placement retain the option, as does the City of Oxnard, to end employment at any time, with or without notice and with or without cause.Essential Functions(include but are not limited to the following)* Provides direct program support for specific recreation and human services activities; provides direct instruction or training to program participants.* Supervises groups of children, teen and adult participants in recreation and human services programs or day camps; dispenses equipment; maintains equipment and facilities.* Responds to questions and concerns from the public and program participants; provides information as appropriate and resolves concerns.* Performs other related duties as is necessary.Minimum QualificationsAny combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for a Recreation/Human Services Leader I/II. A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the following:EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCERecreation Leader I:* Possess the equivalent of six (6) months of voluntary or paid recreation program experience and completion of the 8th grade. Employees in this classification must be at least 16 years of age.Recreation Leader II:* Possess twp (2) years of voluntary or paid recreation program experience, and possess a high school diploma or equivalent.LICENSE, CERTIFICATION, and OTHER REQUIREMENTSRecreation Leader II:* Possession of, or ability to obtain a valid class C California driver's license.* A valid First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate must be obtained within six months of appointment.General InformationSelected candidate(s) must pass a thorough background investigation. Extra Help employees are "at-will" and are not provided any benefits other than those required by state or federal law.APPLICATION PROCESS:* Submit NEOGOV/Government Jobs on-line application.* Complete and submit responses to the supplemental questions, if required.* Upload resume, cover letter, or other requested documents.Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the relevant information in the online application and include the information only on the resume. Applications and/or Supplemental Questionnaires that state "see my resume" or "see my personnel file" are considered incomplete and will not be accepted. Cover letters and/or optional resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.NOTE: For most positions, the City of Oxnard relies on office automation (Microsoft Office) and web-based enabled tools (G Suite), therefore candidates must be proficient and comfortable with computer use to perform functions associated with on-going work. Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and the development of effective working relationships are requirements of all positions.City staff may be required to play an active role in the event of an emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities and working hours.There are currently multiple Extra Help positions in the Cultural and Community Services Department.Employees are required to participate in the City's direct deposit plan and are paid on a bi-weekly basis.Pursuant to California Government Code Section 3100, all public employees are required to serve as disaster service workers subject to such disaster service activities as may be assigned to them.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Oxnard is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition, disability or sexual orientation.REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The City of Oxnard makes reasonable accommodation for the disabled. If you believe you require special arrangements to participate in the testing process, you must inform the Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date. Applicants who request such accommodation must document their request with an explanation of the type and extent of accommodation required.LEGAL REQUIREMENT: On the first day of employment, new employees must provide proof of citizenship or documentation of legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, as amended. The City participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS. dhs.gov/e-verifyNOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.Under the terms of the city's benefits plan and policies extra help employees are not eligible for benefits, other than those required by federal or state law, due to the short duration of your employment. You will be provided paid leave in accordance with city policy. Additionally, the city requires enrollment in retirement programs as the city does not participate in social security

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