Under supervision, leads and teaches recreation and sports
activities in a specialized area (e.g.; drama, modern dance, folk
dance, social dance, puppetry, major sports, tennis, archery and
special interest groups); and does related work as required.
The current vacacancy is in the areas of afterschool programs
and sports. Future vacancies may occur in other recreational
Position Description and Duties
- Assists in planning, organizing and scheduling activities, and
gives direct leadership to classes in a specialized areas of the
recreation program, such as athletics, aquatics, drama, puppetry
and story telling, music, drama, senior citizens programs,
- Assists general recreation staff in the conduct of the
activities in the assiged areas ofspecialty.
- Develops and maintains necessary specialized facilities and
- Coordinates the specialized activity program with other
- Maintains group and individual discipline.
- Plans a logical sequence of activities to fit the abilities and
interests of participants.
- Keeps records of attendance and participation; promotes
Knowledge of: basic principles and purposes of recreational
activity; methods, equipment and terminology in the particular
Ability to: develop interest and encourage participants;
establish and maintain effective relationships with participants;
establish and maintain effective working relationships with other
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to
completion of two (2) years of college with specialized training in
a particular field of recreational activity, AND one (1) year of
experience as an instructor or leader in the recreation specialty
to which assigned.
Current First Aid and CPR for Public Safety Personnel in
accordance with Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations by
date of hire.
TO APPLY: Apply Online. Each applicant must submit an onlne City
of Richmond Employment Applicaton by the final filing date and
time. Failure to submit a complete application by the final filing
date and time will disqualify the candidate from further
SELECTION PROCESS: All completed applications will be evaluated
based on the minimum qualifications. The applications for
candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be submitted to
the Community Services Department for further consideration. The
better qualified candidates may be invited to continue in the
selection process, which will include an interview.
Applications will remain on file for six (6) months.
FINGERPRINTING AND TUBERCULOSIS TESTING: Successful testing is
required as a condition of employment.
NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY: The City's policy prohibits
discrimination against applicants on the basis of race, color, age,
physical or mental disability, religion, creed, gender, sexual
orientation or national origin.