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Recreation Program Staff

at City of Eugene

Posted: 10/2/2019
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 1655147
Keywords: fitness, recreation

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

General Statement of Duties

Provides a wide range of recreational opportunities for all ages in a fun, safe, and positive environment. Depending on position, may develop and implement programs, provide direct leadership, and be a positive role model.
  • These positions are filled as needed.
  • Applications are reviewed only as positions become available.
  • If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted.
  • IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED, OR HIRED, AFTER 4 MONTHS AND WOULD LIKE TO CONTINUE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A POSITION, YOU WILL NEED TO RE-APPLY.
Employment Site(s): Varied; Amazon Community Center, Campbell Center, Hilyard Center, Sheldon Center, Petersen Barn Community Center, Amazon Pool, Echo Hollow Pool, or Sheldon Pool.

Hours: Varied; approximately 3-19 hours/week. Schedule may include weekends and evenings.

Salary: $12.10 - $20.57/ Hourly
*Additional steps above maximum range may be given based on experience and skills.

The following positions will be filled through this recruitment:

Recreation Activity Coordinator
Recreation Activity Leader
Fitness Instructor
Recreation Instructor
Building Coordinator

Online applications only.

Must Pass Criminal Background Check.

Examples of Duties Performed - Duties may include but are not limited to the following

Please click on the job title below for more detailed information on the specific duties for each position:

Recreation Activity Coordinator and Recreation Activity Leader:
Assists with the implementation of recreation programs at the community center, school, or other program sites; coordinates and teaches daily recreation activities to youth

Recreation Instructor: Instruction may target preschool through seniors and may include courses such as:
Fitness
Music
Arts
Martial Arts
Gymnastics
Dance
Science
Cuisine
Educational Workshops
Wellness
Gardening
Computers
Consumer Issues

Building Coordinator: Responsible for supervision of center activities; patron safety, operation of computerized registration system, public relations, reception and clerical duties, and minor maintenance of facility.

Successful candidates will work in cooperation with staff and the public, identify hazards, implement solutions, maintain a safe environment, and work within the policies and guidelines set by the City.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
 
Some assignments may require a valid Oregon driver's license or, the ability to obtain by date of hire. Candidate must pass driving records check and, if hired, maintain a driving record that meets the City's standard. Oregon law requires that an out-of-state license holder must obtain a valid Oregon license (with appropriate endorsements) within 30 days of becoming domiciled in the state (ORS 803.355).

Current First Aid and CPR certificates or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.
 
Must pass criminal background check.

 
Recreation Activity Leader:
Three months of verifiable experience (full-time equivalent) working, volunteering or training in one of the areas listed below or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job.
  • Work/volunteer experience in a Recreation setting
  • Childcare or babysitting experience
  • Customer service experience
  • Camp leader
  • Educational classes
  • Community service
  • Teaching and/or Teaching Assistant
Recreation Activity Coordinator:
High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent, supplemented by 1 year (full-time equivalency) experience of recreation program planning and or coordination in a certified child care facility, youth center, or recreation agency or organization.

Recreation Instructor:
Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the job. Please click on the job title for more detailed information on the requirements.

Please be sure that your application clearly reflects your experience and training that meet the minimum requirements.
 

Supplemental Information

Selection Process
Applicants are screened based upon their relevant knowledge, abilities, skills, experience, and training. The selection process varies according to the position and can include such things as screening of supplemental questionnaires, written or skill tests, ability or fitness tests, interviews, and assessment processes. In addition, background investigations and records checks may be required. Some positions also require applicants to have a psychological evaluation and/or physical examination and a drug test prior to employment. Applicants selected to continue in the process will be notified within two-three weeks after the posting deadline.
 
DUE TO THE VOLUME OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED BY THE CITY, GENERALLY, ONLY APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION (TESTING, INTERVIEWS) WILL BE CONTACTED.
 
CURRENT INFORMATION ABOUT JOB POSTINGS IS ALSO AVAILABLE BY CALLING THE JOB INFORMATION LINE (541) 682-5061 OR GOING TO www.eugene-or.gov/jobs AND SELECTING "CHECK THE STATUS - RECENTLY POSTED JOBS".
 
The City of Eugene complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Any applicant with a qualified disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act may request accommodation by contacting an employment coordinator at (541) 682-5061.
 
In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the City of Eugene will request all eligible candidates who accept employment with the City to provide documentation to prove they are eligible for employment in the United States.
 
The City of Eugene is committed to a work environment which values the cultural, educational, and life experiences of each employee. We believe that a diverse workforce enables us to deliver culturally competent service to all members of our community. As part of our commitment to diversity, the City continues to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, people with disabilities, and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.