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City Hall | 16400 Colorado Avenue | Paramount, CA 90723 | (562) 220-2027
M-Th: 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. & Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Recreation Coordinator - Facilities

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$15.50 - $18.83
  • Posted Date:01/31/2019
  • Deadline to Apply:02/15/2019

Status: (At-Will/Hourly/Part-Time)

FILING DEADLINE: Friday, February 15, 2019 by 11:59 p.m. City application should be completed and submitted online via the City Website:

QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and Experience: Any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for satisfactory job performance. Example combinations include two (2) years relevant experience and completion of two (2) years college coursework in Recreation, Physical Education, or a related field.

 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  The successful candidate will have a working Knowledge of municipal recreation programs for both senior and youth. Skill in communicating and dealing with the public in a polite and enthusiastic manner. Ability to develop, implement and assess recreation programs; perform facility maintenance; organize, plan, coordinate, and implement special events and excursions;  supervise, assist, and safeguard children participating in City programs; communicate clearly and concisely; respond to critical incidents; act swiftly in an emergency; periodically lift up to 50 pounds; work effectively with fellow employees and participants; supervise and evaluate employees; research and write reports.

License/Certification Requirements:  Valid Class C California Driver License and acceptable driving record.

GENERAL DUTIES: Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, the Recreation Coordinator will assess the recreational needs of the community to develop, administer and train employees to implement and assist in supervision of recreation, facility, and instructional programs including special interest classes, special events, excursions and recreational facility operations.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supervision and maintenance at park sites and City facilities; serve as liaison between the Community Services and Recreation Department and community organizations; coordinate special events; assist groups using facilities by setting up for small or large events to include moving of equipment such as large tables and chairs; conduct/attend regular staff meetings/service training; conduct program registration; adhere to and enforce City and department policies and procedures; performs other duties as assigned.

SELECTION PROCEDURES: Application packets will be screened in relation to the criteria outlined in the job announcement.  Applicants with qualifications and experience that best relate to the position will be invited to participate in the recruitment process.  Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an invitation to the recruitment process.  The selection process will include an oral interview and may include other testing processes designed to predict successful job performance.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling the Human Resources Division (HR) at least three (3) business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date. City appointments are contingent upon successful completion of a reference check, a Live-Scan fingerprint check through the Department of Justice, and a post-offer medical examination, including drug screening to comply with our Drug Free Workplace policy. The successful candidate will be required to provide identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice. The City may change the duties of the position at any time. The City reserves the right to change any of the selection procedures or cancel the recruitment entirely.

HOW TO APPLY: City application should be completed and submitted via the online application on the City Website: Job information may be obtained from the Human Resources Division at 16400 Colorado Avenue, Paramount, CA 90723. 

Office hours: Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You may also contact HR at (562) 220-2067.

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