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RECREATION LEADER - FACILITIES (At-Will/Hourly/Part-Time)

WAGE & HOURS: $10.62 - $12.91 per hour


FILING DEADLINE: Monday, November 27, 2017, by 5:30 p.m. 

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City of Paramount

RECREATION LEADER - FACILITIES (At-Will/Hourly/Part-Time)

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 relevant experience and/or training in Recreation, Physical Education, or a related field.

Knowledge and Ability: The successful candidate will have the ability to deal with youth and adults; communicate clearly; periodically lift 50 pounds; set tables and chairs; operate a vacuum cleaner; sweep and mop floors; clean work spaces; assist participants; answer phones; follow written and verbal instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, community groups, staff, and other agencies; and exercise good judgement, courtesy, and tact with staff and public.

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

GENERAL DUTIES: Under general direction, the Recreation Leader will organize and supervise a wide variety of facility functions. Responsibilities will include; facility set up and breakdown, dish washing, decoration, and supervision including special events at City recreation facilities; and perform other duties as assigned.

RECREATION LEADER-STAR AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM, Part-Time At-Will

WAGE: $10.62 - $12.91 per hour


FILING DEADLINE: Friday, December 1, 2017, by 5:00 p.m.

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RECREATION LEADER-STAR AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM, Part-Time At-Will

DEFINITION: Success Through Academics and Recreation (STAR) is a grant-funded after-school program operated in partnership with the Paramount Unified School District. STAR is designed to enhance children's overall academic performance, reduce absenteeism, improve behavior, and re-engage the child in the educational process by providing homework assistance, mentoring, physical fitness, and recreational activities in a safe, supervised environment.

WAGE & HOURS: $10.62 - $12.91 per hour, appointment is generally made at the beginning step. Applicants must be available to work on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday from 1:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. and Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.Attendance at monthly Saturday training session is required. Approximately 20-25 hours per week, although not guaranteed. This position works during the school year only.

FILING DEADLINE: Friday, December 1, 2017, by 5:00 p.m. City application and supplemental questionnaire must be completed and submitted in person, via U.S. mail, or to the City's e-mail account at jobs@paramountcity.com. Postmarks and faxed applications will not be accepted.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: High school diploma required. Previous relevant experience or training in Recreation, Physical Education, or a related field preferred.

Knowledge and Ability: The successful candidate will have the ability to interact with youth while organizing recreational activities and special events; supervise, assist, and safeguard children participating in STAR programs; communicate clearly and concisely.

GENERAL DUTIES: Under the direction of the Recreation Supervisor, the successful candidate will be assigned to work in the STAR After School Program at elementary and middle schools within the City of Paramount; facilitate the delivery of the Kidzlit literacy curriculum in addition to math, enrichment, recreational, and homework assistance; maintain clean and organized classroom areas; actively participate in professional development activities including training workshops and coaching; supervise and ensure the safety of students; implement and assist in the supervision of recreation activities, sports programs, special events, and excursions; employ positive classroom management and discipline techniques; consistently support the mission of the STAR program; communicate with parents and volunteers as needed; and perform other duties as assigned.

SELECTION PROCEDURES: Completed application and supplemental questionnaire must be returned by the filing deadline listed above. 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 Personnel Office at least three (3) business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date. City appointments are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer medical examination, including drug screening to comply with our Drug Free Workplace policy, a Live-Scan fingerprint check through the Department of Justice, and credit check. 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 at any time.

HOW TO APPLY: Application and supplemental questionnaire may be obtained from the Personnel Office at 16400 Colorado Avenue, Paramount, CA 90723 or downloaded from our website at www.paramountcity.com Telephone: (562) 220-2080. Office hours: Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 

MAINTENANCE AIDE (At-Will/Hourly/Part-Time Position)

WAGE: $12.21 - $14.84 per hour


FILING DEADLINE: Open Until Position(s) are Filled. 

Job Description
City of Paramount

MAINTENANCE AIDE (At-Will/Hourly/Part-Time Position)

QUALIFICATIONS:  Education and Experience: High school graduation or equivalent desirable. Requires recent paid maintenance experience.
Knowledge and Ability: Knowledge of the routine tasks relating to maintenance work. Ability to perform various types of heavy manual labor, repetitively lift up to 80 pounds, operate heavy equipment, work outdoors, safely operate power equipment used in grounds, building, road, and water maintenance; perform work requiring physical strength and dexterity; follow oral and written directions and work with fellow employees and the public.
License Required: Valid Class C California Driver License and acceptable driving record.

GENERAL DUTIES:  Under supervision, performs variety of maintenance duties for the City. May include mowing and edging of landscape; cleans drinking fountains, restroom facilities, and roadways; collects trash. Installs, maintains, paves, and patches asphalt and concrete streets and parking areas; builds forms for sidewalks; pours cement. Repair of electrical, electronic, plumbing and irrigation systems; maintenance of vehicle fleets; carpentry, painting, woodworking, and other building maintenance related projects. Reports work progress; submits purchase requisitions for materials and equipment and performs other duties as assigned.

HOW TO APPLY:  Application and information may be obtained from the Personnel Office at 16400 Colorado Avenue, Paramount, CA 90723. Telephone: (562) 220-2080. Office hours: Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Website: www.paramountcity.com. 

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16400 Colorado Avenue
Paramount CA 90723
(562) 220-2027

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Applicants must submit a completed job application and any required supplemental forms to the Human Resources Office by the filing deadline (must arrive by deadline). Postmarks and faxed applications are not acceptable.

Please note that the City of Paramount will never request personal information such as Social Security Number via telephone.  All such information requests will occur in person at the time of hire.

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