Openings >> Recreation Leader II - Sports * Year round and summer only positions available
Recreation Leader II - Sports * Year round and summer only positions available
Title:Recreation Leader II - Sports * Year round and summer only positions available
Salary Range:$10.66-$14.92
Estimated Hours/Schedule:20-25 hours vary per week. Must be available nights and weekends.
Recreation Leader II- Sports

Salary: $10.66-$14.92Schedule: Varies-Must be available days, nights and weekends/20-25 hrs. per. week
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Tentative Start Date: Immediately

A fully completed District application and a personal are required. (Incomplete applications will not be accepted). Application is available online at  For those applicants not applying on-line, application may also be obtained from and submitted to:  Livermore Area Recreation and Park District, 4444 East Avenue, Livermore CA, 94550, (925) 373-5700.

Based upon all submitted materials, the applicants presenting the best job-related qualifications will be invited to an oral interview. (Date to be determined).

* Must be a self-starter and be able to work independently.
* Work hours vary-must be available Days, Nights and Weekends.
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 scorekeeping duties at sports events; provides routine administrative support; and performs related work as required. 

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.

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.
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.

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 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.
  • 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.
  • If 18 years of age or older, must pass a fingerprint and/or background clearance prior to employment.
  • Must obtain certification of standard First Aid and CPR within six (6) months of employment and must maintain certifications thereafter as a condition of continued employment.
Employment with the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District is contingent upon meeting the physical demands of the position, with or without accommodation, passing a complete background check, which includes Department of Justice fingerprinting, and a pre-employment, post-offer physical examination including drug screen.

Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation throughout the selection process. Request for reasonable accommodation during the selection process may be made by contacting the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District prior to the final filing date.
LARPD is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization.
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