Company: City of Dublin, CA
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Until filled or until 999 applicants
Pre-qualification and Supplemental
Strategically located in the Tri-Valley region of the San Francisco
Bay Area at the intersection of I-580 and I-680, the City of Dublin
(Calif.) has consistently been one of the fastest-growing cities in
Alameda County for the past several years. In 2020, the City
reported a population of 72,589 within 15.23 square miles. The City
will be served by two BART stations which provide great access from
Dublin to other parts of the Bay Area. Since the City's
incorporation in 1982, the City's population has progressively
increased as both residents and businesses have found the benefit
of calling Dublin "home."
The region is known for its mild climate and many amenities,
including shopping, restaurants, public and private golf courses,
and several wineries. The area is home to some of the largest
corporations, and is close to several major universities, including
the University of California, Berkeley; University of California,
San Francisco; University of San Francisco, as well as many
community colleges. Affordable housing, a low crime rate, and
award-winning schools make Dublin a great community in which to
live and work. Recreational amenities abound in Dublin and the
surrounding Bay Area and Dublin residents exhibit a high level of
interest in the arts and historic preservation.
The City of Dublin was incorporated in 1982 as a general law city
and has a Council/Manager form of government. The City employs
approximately 85 full-time Staff and up to 227 part-time and
contract employees including Police and Fire Services which are
contracted through the County of Alameda. The Fiscal Year 2021-22
Operating Budget totals $105.8 million, and the capital budget
totals $21.2 million. The City of Dublin is continually striving to
enhance the services provided to its customers. The City
organization is committed to creating a challenging and rewarding
environment in which the staff is motivated to respond to the needs
of the City's customers.
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100 Civic Plaza Dublin, 94568
Part-time, Temporary/Seasonal (no more than 18 hours per week)
Under general supervision, lead and conduct activities in the
delivery of recreation program areas including preschool,
playground, after school programs, parks, teens, sports, special
events, and senior citizen; Oversee the proper use of a community
recreational facility; perform a variety of custodial tasks; assist
the public and staff in their use of the facility.
The Recreation Leader classification is distinguished from the
Recreation Aide level in the complexity of duties assigned,
independence of action taken, the amount of time spent performing
the duties, the nature of the public contact made, and its training
responsibilities of new staff. Positions at this level are required
to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of
The Recreation Leader position may be assigned to the following
Aquatics: Under general supervision, this assignment includes
setting up and cleaning community recreational facilities before,
during and after activities and rentals.
Community Events/Festivals: Under general supervision, this
assignment supports city-wide special events with set-up and
take-down of furniture and equipment; enforcing safety rules and
regulations; and maintaining orderly participant conduct at various
Dublin Senior Center: Under general supervision, this assignment
includes setting up and cleaning community recreational facilities
before, during and after activities and rentals.
Family Programs: Under general supervision, this assignment
supports the After School Program, Student Union, and summer camp
activities. Duties also include developing and directing weekly
lesson plans and activities.
Heritage Park and Museums: Under general supervision, this
assignment includes setting up and cleaning community recreational
facilities before, during and after activities and rentals. This
position will also provide facility and exhibit orientations and/or
tours including appropriate tour materials.
Park Monitor: Under general supervision, this assignment monitors
patrons, patrols parks and enforce rules at City of Dublin parks to
ensure that permit areas are safe, clean, functional; and notify
the Police Services as to any irregularities when appropriate.
Preschool Program: Under general supervision, this assignment
assists with organization and instruction of preschool classes for
children 18 months through 5 years. Duties also include developing
and directing weekly lesson plans and activities.
Shannon Community Center: Under general supervision, this
assignment oversees the proper use of a community recreational
facility; performs a variety of custodial tasks; and assists the
public and staff in their use of the facility.
Sports Programs: Under general supervision, this assignment is
responsible for officiating a variety of sports league events and
also serves as official scorer-of-record at sports events.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties are normal for this classification. The
omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them
from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical
assignment to this class.
* Plan, oversee, and conduct recreational activities in program
areas such as preschool, playground, parks, after school
programming, teens, sports, museum, special events, and senior
* Conduct activities in areas such as arts and crafts, games,
sports, music, drama, and nature study. Instruct participants in
the rules and methods of playing indoor and outdoor games.
* Inspect activity areas and related equipment, make written
reports of damage to equipment or facility and recommend
maintenance and repair, as appropriate.
* Enforce safety rules and regulations; maintain orderly
* Provide minor first aid to recreation program
participants/spectators and/or perform related first aid/emergency
* Exercise precautions necessary to ensure the safety of recreation
program participants and spectators.
* Build and maintain positive working relationships with
co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of
good customer service.
* Open and close facilities as scheduled for use; clean up after
facility users and set up for subsequent activities; secure the
facility upon leaving.
* Set up furniture or equipment for activities scheduled and see
that it is in proper condition and is replaced after use.
* Sweep and mop floors as required; keep restrooms and kitchen
clean and well stocked with paper towels, tissues, etc.; empty
trash receptacles throughout the facility as necessary.
* Responsible for monitoring adherence to building rules and party
limitations. Maintain records and complete written program plans
* When work assignments are in public area of assigned facility,
greet visitors, collect fees, have visitors sign guest book.
* Provide facility and exhibit orientations and/or tours including
appropriate tour materials.
* Develop weekly lesson plans; plan and direct lessons, games,
crafts and songs for after school and pre-school programs.
* Function as supervising attendant for evening rentals and weekday
evening shifts, as necessary. Monitor patrons, patrol parks and
enforce rules to ensure that permit areas are safe, clean, and
functional; notify Dublin Police Services as deemed necessary.
* Observe park conditions to ensure that permit areas, including
picnic areas and fields are within appropriate standards.
* Post City information as required and remove outdated and or
unauthorized notices. Confirm reservations for specific permitted
areas; resolve conflicts when appropriate.
* Make determinations and interpretations regarding reservations
for specific permitted areas.
* Provide advice and information on park and recreation regulations
to the public when requested and/or as needed; prepare incident
reports and related documentation as needed.
* Train and oversee activities of part-time staff, as assigned.
* Ensure that activities operate in accordance with general
department philosophy, objectives and guidelines.
* Perform related duties as assigned.
Job Announcement URL:
Recreation Leader - 2022.pdf
Training and Experience
Any combination equivalent to education and experience likely to
provide the required knowledge and abilities are qualifying. A
typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
* Education: Equivalent to completion of three years of high
school. Some college level course work in recreation, early
childhood education, leisure services, or a related field are
* Experience: A minimum of one-year experience performing duties
similar to that of a Recreation Aide.
* English usage and vocabulary.
* Operational characteristics of the assigned programs.
* Principles and practices of facility maintenance and operational
practices. Principles and practices of standard safety
* Customer service techniques.
* Techniques of instruction for conducting recreation programs in
preschool, playground, parks, after school programming, teens,
sports, museum, special events, and senior citizen activities.
* Conduct recreation activities; lead recreational activities such
as games, arts & crafts, music and drama.
* Develop and implement effective program curriculum/content; plan
and schedule activities. Organize people, supplies, equipment and
* Follow written and oral instructions.
* Express ideas and communicate effectively both verbally and in
* Exercise courtesy and tact in dealing with recreation program
participants and spectators. Deal with difficult or stressful
situations in a calm and professional manner.
* Problem solve conflicts and disputes as applicable.
* Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with
those contacted in the course of work.
* Work effectively with preschool, elementary and teenage children
and parents. Learn tour and exhibit content; provide tours to
* Analyze and interpret facility policies and procedures.
* Explain and enforce rules, regulations, procedures and program
* Do heavy physical work including the lifting and moving of tables
and chairs; perform routine maintenance tasks.
* Administer basic First Aid/CPR. Train and oversee part-time
* Must be available to work nights, weekends and holidays.
Licenses, Certifications, Special Requirements
* At time of hire, must be 16 years of age or older (18 years or
age if assigned to Preschool Program).
* Work Permit, as applicable.
* Any offer of employment to an adult who will have direct contact
with minors is conditional upon submission of completed fingerprint
screening and a satisfactory background check.
* Current certification in First Aid and CPR is required.
* Possession of a valid California Class C drivers' license and a
Certificate of Automotive Insurance for Personal Liability.
* This classification is designated as a Mandatory Reporter;
Completion of Mandated Reporter training is required within one
month of employment.
Other than statutory law, AB1522 (CA Paid Sick Leave law), there
are no benefits for part-time, temporary/seasonal position.
The physical standards described are representative of those that
must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential
functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job;
intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects;
identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe
and report operational and technical policy and procedures.
On an intermittent basis, sit at desk for long periods of time;
stand, walk, and bend while assisting with recreation activities;
squat, climb, kneel and twist when setting up various recreation
programs; talk or hear, in person, in meetings and by telephone;
use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate standard office
equipment; reach with hands and arms; perform simple grasping and
fine manipulation; and lift or carry weight of 100 pounds or less.
While performing duties, the employee is regularly required to use
written and oral communication skills; interact with City staff,
volunteers, vendors, and the public.
THE SELECTION PROCESS
The best-qualified candidates, as determined by an initial
screening of applications, will be invited to participate in an
interview process which will consist of written and/or oral
components. The City reserves the right to test an applicant in any
other manner to determine suitability and to alter any aspect of
the selection process. Meeting the minimum requirements listed in
this job description does not guarantee advancement in subsequent
phases of the selection process. No faxed or e-mailed applications
will be accepted.
Pursuant to the City's Personnel Rules Section 24.2, the City
retains the right to take appropriate steps to avoid inappropriate
working relationships among relatives.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
In accordance with Federal and State laws, the City of Dublin does
not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national
origin, ancestry, handicap, disability, medical condition, marital
status, sex, or age.
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT is meant only as a general description guide and
is subject to change. The information contained herein does not
constitute an expressed or implied contract of employment and these
provisions are subject to change.
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