Salary: $14.67 - $17.83 Hourly
The City of Glendora seeks a responsible and detail oriented self-starter who can multi task in a high volume setting to join the Community Services Department team as a Recreation Specialist. The current vacancy is 35 hours per week coordinating fee based and free courses and activities and may coordinate trips and tours at the La Fetra Center. The La Fetra Center provides programs, services, and activities to seniors, their families, and the community at large. If you enjoy the responsibility of planning and organizing leisure travel opportunities accessible to all citizens, this is your opportunity!
The ideal candidate will be experienced in interacting with all customers including City departments, volunteers, and the public at large with patience and understanding. This position is responsible for the research, development, and implementation of fee based and free courses and activities. Availability to work flexible hours, evenings and weekends as needed is required.
Under direct supervision, the Recreation Specialist I performs a variety of duties within the City’s Community Services Department. Some of the typical duties of the Recreation Specialist I include but are not limited to, the following:
- Organizing and conducting programs, services, and special events
- Promoting, implementing, and evaluating programs and classes
- Coordinating event publicity, including news releases, flyers, and brochures
- Responding to inquiries by phone, mail, e-mail, and in person
- Assuring the safety of participants through proper use of equipment and enforcement of rules and regulations
- Recruiting, training, and scheduling volunteer escorts
- Assisting in supervision and scheduling of part-time and volunteer support staff and contract instructors
- Soliciting sponsors for special events
- Maintaining records and preparing reports concerning new and ongoing programs/events, including pre and post budgets
- Assisting with City’s Web site updates as it relates to programs and services
- Performs other duties as assigned
May include, but are not limited to, the following: High school graduate or equivalent, plus two years of college coursework and experience in developing, organizing and directing programs. Ability to follow oral and written instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the public; set up or take down tables, chairs and other equipment for classes or special events; must be able to lift 40 pounds and push/pull 50 pounds and get from location to location during the course of doing business.
Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Publisher. May be required to work weekends, evenings, and holidays. Applicants must possess a Class C California driver's license and a satisfactory driving record during the course of employment.
All applications will be reviewed and evaluated. Those candidates who are determined to be best qualified based upon the information presented on the application materials will be invited to continue in the selection process which may include a qualifying written or performance evaluation and will include an interview weighted 100%.
COMPUTER SKILLS TESTING: TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR WEEK OF MARCH 27, 2017
INTERVIEWS: TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED FOR WEEK OF APRIL 2, 2017
APPLY ONLINE AT: www.CalOpps.org CLOSING DATE: MARCH 23, 2017. A completed online employment application is required and must be submitted at www.calopps.org. Incomplete, late, emailed, faxed, and hard copy applications are not accepted. Resumes are not considered in lieu of the required employment application available at CalOpps. Certificates, resumes, and cover letters must be uploaded with your application on the CalOpps website. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please notify the Human Resources & Risk Management Department in advance if you require special accommodations to participate in any phase of the selection process.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Only those candidates who appear best qualified, based on the requirements listed on the front of this flyer and review of all submitted applications, resumes and supplemental materials for background, experience and training, will be invited to any combination of written, performance or oral appraisals to further evaluate their job related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities. It is the candidate's responsibility to accurately provide all pertinent information on the application. The City of Glendora will NOT accept any additions, corrections or revisions to candidate's applications after the eligibility determination has been made. Candidates will be notified of all times and dates of examinations.
E-VERIFY: To comply with federal law, the City of Glendora participates in E-Verify. All newly hired employees are required through this electronic system established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify their identity and employment eligibility. Section 1 of the Form I-9 will be completed on your first day of employment. On your first day, but no later than your third day, you will need to bring original documentation to verify your eligibility to work in the U.S.
Part-time employees are not eligible for employee benefits but are subject to federal medicare employee contributions plus state and federal wage withholding provisions. No contributions are paid by the city or employee into the social security system. Part-time employees are “At Will” employees and are not subject to the City’s Personnel Rules.
EMERGENCY SERVICE: In accordance with California Government Code 3100, all City of Glendora employees are disaster service workers and may be required to report for duty, or remain on duty, in the event of an emergency or disaster.
Applicants selected for part-time employment may be fingerprinted (for purposes of background investigation).
The City of Glendora is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, religion, national origin, marital status or disability.
THE CITY OF GLENDORA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY OR REVOKE, WITHOUT NOTICE, ANY OR ALL OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS BULLETIN PRIOR TO THE TIME OF APPOINTMENT, AND TO WAIVE ANY NON-SUBSTANTIVE JOB REQUIREMENT AND MAKE SUBJECTIVE DECISIONS INTERPRETING AND ASSESSING THE SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS OF ANY CANDIDATE, INCLUDING THE DETERMINATION THAT NONE OF THE CANDIDATES, EVEN THOSE WHO MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, ARE APPROPRIATE FOR THE POSITION.