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Part Time Senior Recreation Leader - Sports Facilities Attendant

at City of Anaheim

Pay: $12 to $14.21/hour
$12 - $14.21
Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2534297

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


Under moderate supervision, the Senior Recreation Leader - Sports Facility Attendant position performs a variety of facility attendant duties related to community use of athletic sports facilities: football, soccer, & baseball, and picnic areas for special events. Typical duties include: Supervise and monitor use of facilities, inspect facilities for safety/cleanliness, prepare facility for users, provide information regarding facility, prepare reports, establish working relationships with groups and provide assistance to meet their needs. Performs other job-related duties as required. This is a part-time position of approximately 20 hours per week, that includes evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Monitor facility use; ensure facility set-ups are safe, properly set-up, and meet the facility users needs; troubleshoot participant and facility users concerns.
  • Maintain a safe program environment for participants, facility users, and staff; care and maintain all equipment issued; inform supervisor when there are hazards or when equipment needs replacing. 
  • Prepare facilities, including sports fields, youth care centers, and community centers, for programs and services; clean up facility at conclusion of event, rental, or program.
  • Plan, organize, implement, lead, and assist in one or more recreation program, activities, and/or systems at one or multiple sites; plan, evaluate, and schedule programs.
  • Provide direction to Recreation Leaders and other part-time staff and volunteers; assign tasks and duties and monitor performance.
  • Assist customers at concession counter; oversee the collection, recording and depositing of all monies received.
  • Officiate youth sports games; set-up and take down tables, chairs, sporting and gymnastics equipment, and other equipment and materials.
  • Assist customers at the front desk and on the telephone with questions or concerns regarding recreation programs and services and facility rentals; register customers for classes and facility rentals using Department registration and facility software; resolve enrollment and facility rental issues.
  • Communicate with parents and school site staff regarding programs.
  • Perform all related duties and responsibilities as required.


Experience and Training Guidelines: Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities are as follows:
Experience: Related experience related in the recreation program to which assigned as it relates to athletic sports facilities, outdoor fields and picnic areas.
Knowledge of:

  • Knowledge of recreation/sports/special events organization and implementation.
  • Principles, practices, and service delivery needs related to the program area(s) to which assigned.
  • Procedures for planning, implementing, and maintaining a variety of recreation and leisure activities and programs.
  • Applicable safety precautions and procedures related to the program area(s) and facilities to which assigned.
  • Principles and practices of basic public relations techniques.
  • Techniques for effectively dealing with individuals of various ages, various socio-economic and ethnic groups, and effectively representing the City in contacts with the public.
  • Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors and City staff.
  • Recreational, cultural, age-specific, and social needs of the community.
  • Recreation site management and oversight.
  • Safety principles and practices, including basic first aid and adult and/or child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) methods.
  • Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, and guidelines related to the program area and facilities to which assigned.
  • Business arithmetic and statistical techniques. Modern office practices, methods, computer equipment and computer applications. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Basic principles of employee and volunteer supervision and training.
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping, cash handling, and report preparation.
Ability to:
  • Understand, interpret, and apply facility use policies and procedures; provide courteous assistance to facility patrons.
  • Understand the organization and operation of recreation programs and facilities necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.
  • Maintain facilities and equipment in a clean, safe, and secure manner.
  • Work independently while supervising facilities and user groups.
  • Maintain accurate logs, records, and basic written records of work performed.
  • Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
  • Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
  • Plan, oversee, implement, and coordinate assigned recreation program operations and activities, as well as staff, contractors, and volunteers.
  • Plan and prepare recreation activities, reports, and other related program materials.
  • Lift and move tables and chairs and arranging facilities for community events and/or meetings.
  • Handle rescues, medical emergencies and injuries in a calm and effective manner, including providing basic first aid and adult and/or child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software programs.
License/Certification Required: Possession of a valid California Driver's License by date of appointment. First Aid and CPR desired but not required.
Note: Possession of a current (less than two years) tuberculosis clearance slip by date of appointment. Fingerprinting at the time of hire is a state-mandated requirement for all employees having direct contact with minors.

Must be able to obtain a work permit prior to appointment if under the age of 18.

Supplemental Information

This is a part-time position usually averaging 10-20 hours per week. A minimum number of hours is not guaranteed.
Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis until a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. The deadline for the first review of applications is on Friday, August 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Applicants are encouraged to apply early. Applicants that apply after the first review are not guaranteed to be considered for this recruitment. This recruitment may close at any time without notice after the first review date.

The selection process will consist of a minimum of skills examination and oral interview.

The eligibility list established from this recruitment may also be used to fill the current and/or additional vacancies throughout the City.

Candidates must be specific and complete in describing their qualifications for this position.  Failure to state all pertinent information may lead to elimination from competition.  Stating "see resume" is not an acceptable substitute for a completed application.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo a reference / background check (to include a conviction record) and pass a post-offer pre-employment medical examination (which will include a drug/alcohol screening).  The City of Anaheim utilizes E-Verify and new employees must provide documentation to establish both identity and work authorization.

Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application.  Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communications by any other method.

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