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Parks & Community Services Department

8 Part-time, Seasonal Positions Available / Temporary / No Benefits


Senior Recreation Leader I: $11.73 - $14.40 per hour depending on experience
Senior Recreation Leader II: $15.99 - 21.96 per hour depending on experience


Under the supervision of the Recreation Technician and/or Recreation Coordinator these positions assist in providing leadership and program responsibility for an assigned Middle School Teen Center.  The Teen Centers will provide structured recreational activities and educational opportunities for up to 30 middle school students during the school year.  These positions may also assist with other duties including special events, marketing and special projects.  These positions are assigned up to a 25-hour work week and may include some evenings, weekends and holidays. Typical hours are 2pm – 6pm and follow each site’s middle school bell schedule.  The positions’ work schedule will begin August, 2014 and extend to June, 2015.  The positions are located at one of the four middle schools located in San Ramon that include Iron Horse, Pine Valley, Gale Ranch, and Windemere Middle Schools.



Typical job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervises participants enrolled in programs;
  • Senior Recreation Leader II provides over-site to the Senior Recreation Leader I staff assigned to the Teen Center;
  • Maintains program discipline of participants in all areas of the program;
  • Maintains a safe program environment, equipment and facilities;
  • Implements and maintains daily program activities and develops a monthly activity schedule;
  • Provides feedback regarding program development and activity schedule;
  • Develops and distributes promotional and marketing information;
  • Opens/closes and secures activity facilities;
  • Is responsible for seeing that records are kept properly and that all reports are completed and turned in on time;
  • Assists the public with questions and inquiries;
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level; and
  • Administers first aid as required.


  • Knowledge of philosophy, objectives and requirements in the implementation of teen programs and services;
  • Knowledge of common sports, games and recreation activities appropriate for middle school ages 11 – 14;
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers, supervisors, school officials, and the general public, both in writing and orally sufficient enough to exchange or convey information and to receive or give work direction;
  • Knowledge of supervision and leadership techniques;
  • Knowledge of program risk management and safe work practices;
  • Ability to direct the work of others and develop an effective team;
  • Ability to follow oral and written direction;
  • Ability to plan and organize program elements;
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks;
  • Skilled knowledge and use of desktop publishing, spreadsheet, and word processing software;
  • Ability to lift at least 40 pounds; and
  • Other skills include reliability, dependability, creativity and enthusiasm.


At least one or more years of college preferred and experience working in a teen program, day camp, child care program or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.


  • Must be 18 years or older;
  • Valid Class C California Driver's license is required;
  • Possession of or ability to obtain CPR and First Aid certification;
  • Appropriate clearance from fingerprinting and background check;
  • Ability to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States; and
  • A negative TB certificate dated within the past two years.


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

A City application is required. City applications are available by download at http://www.sanramon.ca.gov/employ/opportunities.htm. If you would like a City application mailed to you, please call (925) 973-2608 or email jobs@sanramon.ca.gov. Completed applications shall be mailed or hand-delivered to: City of San Ramon, Parks & Community Services Department, ATTN: Bonnie Mertz, 2226 Camino Ramon, San Ramon, CA 94583.

Applications will be accepted until Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 5:00 P.M.  Late applications, including those postmarked on or after the due date, will not be accepted.

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 the Americans with Disabilities Act, should special accommodations be necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact the Parks & Community Services Department at (925) 973-2608.

Information contained herein is subject to change without notice.

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