Note: This position is a non benefited hourly part time
position. Also, it is not budgeted to provide for City CalPERS
contributions. Candidates who are current or former CalPERS
participants with money still on deposit will not be
NOTE: Positions in this category need to be filled as soon as
they become vacant. Applications will be reviewed as they are
received and qualifying candidates will be interviewed and
considered for employment on a "first come-first served" basis.
Candidates interested in these positions are encouraged to apply as
soon as possible.
THE CITY: San Clemente, incorporated in 1928, is a general law
city operating under the Council-Manager form of government. The
city is a popular southern Orange County beach community which
enjoys a year-round moderate climate averaging 70 degrees and is
centrally located between Los Angeles and San Diego. The city is
18.45 square miles in area and has a current population of
approximately 65,500. The City has approximately 186 full-time
POSITION:The beautiful Southern California coastal City of San
Clemente is seeking individuals to serve as Recreation Leaders for
various programs within the City's Beaches, Parks, and Recreation
Department. Recreation Leaders perform a variety of tasks in
support of recreation and leisure service programs, and promote
community involvement in recreational programs. The City is seeking
individuals to work with a variety of after school sports programs
as well as adult sports, lunch time programs, facility rentals, and
NOTE: Positions will be filled at the Recreation Leader I
level.Promotion toRecreation Leader II may be possible as positions
at that level become available.
Recreation Leader I: $14.29
Recreation Leader II:$14.64 - $16.14
The work schedule will be somewhat flexible, with hours ranging
between 5 to 18.75 hours per week. Hourly part time employees are
limited to working no more than 960 hours per fiscal year, and are
provided hours as-needed by the Department.
Minimum Qualifications & The Ideal Candidate
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
The ideal candidate will have the equivalent to the completion
of the twelfth grade, with some experience in recreational programs
and activities. The ideal candidate will know general recreation
practices and principles and basic first aid and CPR is preferred.
Spanish speaking may be desired. The ideal candidate will possess
techniques related to youth and adult sports, after-school and
nutrition programs, recreation activities, banquet/classroom set
ups and City-wide special events. The candidate should be able to
maintain records and work independently in the absence of
SPECIAL LICENSES, CERTIFICATES OR REQUIREMENTS:
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid, appropriate
California driver's license.
Examples of Duties
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
- Assist staff in implementing various recreational activities,
including but not limited to sports leagues, children and adult
programs, and citywide special events.
- Provide customer service; answer phones; collect fees for
various activities; operate the cash register and provide receipts;
balance and reconcile cash drawer.
- Lead games and crafts; supervise children; enforce safety rules
- Monitor activities within the recreational facility; provide
information to the public on recreational activities; maintain
records on activities.
- Assist in creating displays and advertisements for events.
- Respond to and resolve parent, school or community concerns and
issues; interact with customers during special events and
activities; direct to higher level staff, as necessary.
- Assist in the general cleaning and upkeep of facilities.
- Assists in planning and conducting community events, general
programs, and facility rentals; sets up and takes down tables,
chairs, and equipment for classes, activities, events, and
- Provide basic facility maintenance.
- Receive and process payments; input data into the computer;
operate the cash register; compute change and issue receipts.
- Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
Indoor and outdoor recreational facilities; exposure to noise,
dust, heat, cold, and inclement weather conditions.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining
physical condition necessary for moderate or light lifting;
bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling; walking for prolonged
periods of time; standing for prolonged periods of time; operating
motorized equipment and vehicles.
Applications must be submitted via the City's web site at
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 position may consist of
any combination of written, performance, or oral exams to evaluate
the applicant's skill, training, and experience.
Prior to employment, the prospective candidate must successfully
complete a background review, medical examination, including drug
screen, and be fingerprinted, all at City expense. If selected,
written identification showing entitlement to legally work in the
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color,
religion, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability,
medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation,
pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, gender,
gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or
In accordance with the ADA, candidates that require
accommodation to perform the tasks of this position should contact
Human Resources to inform them of the accommodation requested.
NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an
express or implied contract and any provisions contained herein may
be modified or revoked without notice.