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Parks & Community Services Department
Temporary / Part-Time / No Benefits


Recreation Leader I: $8.32 - $11.73  per hour, depending on qualifications, education and experience. 
Recreation Leader II: $12.15 - $20.34 per hour, depending on qualifications, education and experience.


Under supervision of the Program Manager or Recreation Supervisor, these positions provide functional supervision to participants in programs. The Recreation Leader I/II will be responsible for supervising participants, implementing program elements and directing and conducting daily program functions.  Candidates selected for these positions may be assigned to work at various locations including Central Park, Iron Horse Community Gymnasium, Pine Valley Community Gymnasium, Sports Park, Dougherty Station Community Center or other locations throughout San Ramon.  Applicants must be available to work 10 - 40 hours per week.


Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervise participants in program areas;
  • Open/Close facilities;
  • Facilitate recreation activities according to prepared curriculum;
  • Instructing youth sports classes, league and camps;
  • Officiating youth basketball and flag football games;
  • Scorekeeping adult sports leagues;
  • Reconcile cash funds for program areas, as required;
  • Maintain program discipline;
  • Maintain a safe program environment and facility;
  • Provide feedback regarding program goals, objectives, and activity schedules to the public and participants;
  • Attend mandatory trainings and meetings;
  • Provide excellent customer services by assisting the public and participants with questions and inquiries;
  • Administer First Aid & CPR as required; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of common sports, games and recreation activities appropriate for all ages;
  • Knowledge of youth supervision and leadership techniques;
  • Knowledge of concepts of program risk management and safe work practices;
  • Ability to supervise and lead youth of various ages;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills while interacting with program participants, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public;
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks;
  • Ability to provide reliable and dependable assistance to the assigned program areas;
  • Ability to provide creativity and enthusiasm to the assigned program areas;
  • Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather and temperature conditions; and
  • Ability to lift at least 40 pounds.


  • Must be at least 16 years of age, work permit is required if under age 18
  • Appropriate clearance from background check and/or fingerprinting;
  • Possession of or ability to obtain First Aid and CPR with AED certification by the first day of employment;
  • Ability to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States; and
  • Proof of a negative skin test for TB within the last 2 years must be submitted at the time of hiring.


Experience working with individuals in a sports setting is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.


The best qualified applicants, as determined by initial screening of applications, will be invited to participate in an interview process which may consist of both written and oral portions.  Appointments will be made from the eligibility list established from the results of the interview process.

A city application and is required and resume is optional. For an application packet, please call our 24-hour hotline at (925) 973-2505, write to jobs@sanramon.ca.gov or download a City application from our website at  http://www.sanramon.ca.gov/employ/opportunities.html

Please mail or deliver your completed application to:

City of San Ramon
Parks and Community Services Department
Attn:  Bonnie Mertz
2226 Camino Ramon
San Ramon, CA 94583 

Please direct all inquiries about this position to Bonnie Mertz at (925) 973-2608.   This position will remain OPEN UNTIL FILLED

The City of San Ramon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex origin or disability.  In accordance with Federal law, the City of San Ramon will only hire individuals who are legally authorized to work in the United States.  As a condition of employment, you will be required to present proof of your identity and employment eligibility.  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, should special accommodations be necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact Bonnie Mertz at (925) 973-2608.

Information contained herein is subject to change without notice.

We provide efficient delivery of quality public services that are essential to those who live and work in San Ramon.
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