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Recreation Leader II - Recreation
Summary
Title:Recreation Leader II - Recreation
ID:1017
Department:Recreation
Salary Range:$10.00
Estimated Hours/Schedule:10-29 Hours per week
Description
Recreation Leader II - Youth Program Worker

$10.00 per hr.
10-20 hrs per week/ Part-Time
* Must be a self starter and be able to work independently.
* Work hours vary-must be available Days, Nights and Weekends.

POSITION SUMMARY
Under general supervision, performs support work related to District recreational programs, events and
activities; prepares buildings, fields and facilities for scheduled activities/events; performs record keeping
and score keeping duties at sports events; provides routine administrative support; and performs related work
as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the journey-level class in the Recreation Leader series. Incumbents perform the full range of journey level
duties assigned to positions in the series with substantial independence.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Incumbents may not perform all duties. Duties include but are not limited to the following:
• Conducts, instructs and leads recreational program activities within one or more assigned program
areas, based on District rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
• May lead the work of less experienced staff and/or volunteers on specific activities or projects.
• Opens, secures and cleans buildings and other areas before and after program use; prepares facilities
and sets up equipment for scheduled recreational activities/events.
• Inspects program areas and equipment and recommends maintenance and repair as needed.
• Maintains records of participation and collects participant fees.
• Transports, issues, receives and controls the use of recreational equipment and supplies; monitors
equipment inventories and recommends procurement of items as needed.
• Implements and monitors District procedures regarding the safety of participants.
• Performs administrative duties such as phone and counter reception and registration processing.
• Assists in the planning and implementation of recreational program activities.
• Depending on assignment, may be required to have and maintain a Class B Driver’s license with
passenger endorsement.
• At all times, demonstrates cooperative behavior with colleagues, supervisors and the public.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters
while performing the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. The functions of this position are
primarily performed in both indoor and outdoor locations, alone or as part of a team. In an indoor
environment, the setting may be consistent with an office environment or a specialized sports/recreational
venue. In an outdoor environment, incumbents may be fully or partially exposed to a variety of climatic
conditions. Specialized aspects of the work environment may also include high noise levels, working with
participants who are using potentially dangerous sports equipment, exposure to office equipment with
moving parts and exposure to dust and cleaning agents. Incumbents may be assigned an irregular working
schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays and may frequently have to travel between various
locations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. While performing the duties of
this job, the employee is regularly required to have: hearing and speech adequate to communicate in person,
by telephone, by PA system and by radio; vision adequate to detect and respond to fast moving objects and to
read fine print; bodily movement adequate to sit, walk, stand, reach turn, climb, bend, squat, stoop, kneel,
crawl, push and pull frequently; manual dexterity adequate to grasp objects, use fine manipulation, write and
operate office machines and equipment; and strength to safely perform lifting and carrying of items up to 50
pounds.

ABILITY TO:
Instruct children on  baseball skills.
Interpret and monitor participants for compliance with District regulations and policies.
Maintain discipline among program participants and observe safety precautions.
Use basic computer hardware and software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Ability and Skill to:
• Work with adults, children and families to conduct, monitor and lead a variety of recreational
activities, including sports programs.
• Interpret and monitor participants for compliance with District regulations and policies.
• Prioritize work assignments, meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure and with frequent
interruptions; respond appropriately in an emergency situation.
• Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
• Maintain discipline among program participants and observe safety precautions.
• Communicate effectively with a wide range of people.
• Make basic arithmetic calculations with speed and accuracy; count money and make change.
• Respond appropriately to changing situations.
• Use basic computer hardware and software.
• Maintain the confidentiality of participant, parent and staff information.
• Maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.

Knowledge of:
• Policies, rules and regulations related to assigned activities, including a wide variety of group games
and sports.
• Basic craft tools, equipment and materials, and their proper use.
• The care and proper use of recreational equipment and supplies.

Education/Experience/Training:
• At least 1040 hours (or 6 months full-time) recent paid experience providing recreational services to
youth or adults.
• Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education that provided the required
knowledge, skills and abilities of the class is also acceptable.

Special Requirements:
• Must possess and maintain a valid California driver’s license.
• If 15-18 years of age and still in high school, must possess a valid work permit.
• Must pass a fingerprint and/or background clearance prior to employment.
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