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CURRENT PART-TIME JOB OPENINGS

JOBS AT SUMMER CAMPS

For all Summer Camp positions, applications must be received no later than Friday, April 26, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Applications can be returned to the Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation Department Office, 323 Church Street, Santa Cruz CA 95060, Attn: Summer Camp Jobs

Download City of Santa Cruz Employment Application. More questions? Email or call Robert Acosta at 831 420-6007. All new applicants must also attend a Mandatory Skills Assessment on Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Clubhouse at Harvey West Park from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Based on the results of this assessment applicants may be invited back to an interview the week of May 7, 2018.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
• All staff must attend All-Staff training the week of June 10, 2019.
• All Site Supervisors (Recreation Leader IV) must attend Site Supervisors Training May 18 & 19, 2019, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• All Staff must attend all bi-weekly staff meetings and all Site Supervisors must attend weekly staff meetings. (Evenings to be  determined, 6:30 p.m.)
• Possession at time of hire and continued maintenance of certification in both First Aid and Adult/Child/Infant CPR. Proof of certification must be presented by the week of June 10, 2019. *NO EXCEPTIONS*
• Proof of negative tuberculosis test or clear chest x-ray results must be presented by the week of June 10, 2019.
• All staff must be available to work for the entire length of the program, June 17 - August 9, 2019 (except July 4) - *NO EXCEPTIONS*
• Fingerprint clearance of all employees required prior to beginning work.

Use links below for more detailed job descriptions.

Recreation Leader I: Under direction of the Recreation Leader IV and Summer Camps Coordinator, assumes assigned responsibilities for assisting with the planning, organizing and supervising of various activities in summer day camp program.

PAY RANGE: $12.60 per hour starting
HOURS: Approximately 10-20 hours per week
MINIMUM AGE/EXPERIENCE: Must be 15½ years old at program start date. Entry level position.

Recreation Leader II: Under direction of the Recreation Leader IV and Summer Camps Coordinator, assumes assigned responsibilities for assisting with the planning, organizing and supervising of various activities in summer day camp program.

PAY RANGE: $13.86 per hour starting
HOURS: Approximately 15–25 hours per week
MINIMUM AGE/EXPERIENCE: Must be 16 years old by program start date. Three (3) seasons/semesters of volunteer or one (1) season/semester of paid experience working with children in a recreation or education setting.

Recreation Leader III - Lead: Under supervision of the Recreation Leader IV, Summer Camps Coordinator, Recreation Assistant and Recreation Supervisor, plan, organize, implement and lead an assigned children’s summer day camp program.

PAY RANGE: $15.2565 per hour starting
HOURS: 30-40 hours per week
MINIMUM AGE/EXPERIENCE: Must be 18 years old at time of hire. Three (3) seasons/semesters of paid experience working with children in a recreation or education setting. One (1) season/semester experience leading staff.

Recreation Leader IV - Site Supervisor: Under supervision of the Summer Camps Coordinator, Recreation Assistant and  Recreation Supervisor, plan, organize, implement and lead an assigned children’s summer day camp program.

PAY RANGE: $16.7895 per hour starting
HOURS: 40 hours per week
MINIMUM AGE/EXPERIENCE: Must be 18 years old at time of hire. Three (3) seasons/semesters of paid experience working with children in a recreation or education setting. Two (2) seasons/semesters experience supervising staff.

JR. GUARD PROGRAM 

Jr Guard Instructor II

Job Description

Salary Range: $15.9066 - $19.3368 per hour Final Filing Date: Feb. 22, 2019
Submit applications to: jbates@cityofsantacruz.com
City of Santa Cruz Attn: Jill Bates,
323 Church St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Oral Interviews: Week of March 4

Basic Function: Under supervision of the Jr. Guard Lieutenant, this uniformed position acts as a lead position for other seasonal Jr. Lifeguard Instructors and the JG program. Download City of Santa Cruz Employment Application

SUMMER TEEN INTERN POSITIONS

Summer Teen Intern

PAY RATE: $12.60/per hour

For all Summer Teen Intern positions, applicants must be 16 years of age and must be attending high school or college level courses in the Fall of 2019. Applications must be received no later than Friday, May 10, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

Applications can be returned to the Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation Department Office, 323 Church Street, Santa Cruz CA 95060, Attn: Summer Teen Intern Jobs

Intern positions are 10-20 hours per week and may be available in the following departments or areas: Parks & Recreation Department, Fire Department, City Clerk’s Office, City Manager’s Office, Library, Public Works, Information Technology, Planning/Community Development, Economic Development, Water Department, Finance, Human Resources

Download City of Santa Cruz Employment Application. More questions? Email or call Amanda Ares at 831 420-5437. Interviews will be scheduled on May 14 & 16, 2019.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
• All interns must attend training on June 14, 2019.
• All interns must attend all scheduled staff meetings.
• Fingerprint clearance may be required for some positions.

SPORTS DEPARTMENT

Sports Field Prep Worker - Recreation Leader III:

Wage Range: $13.5762 - $16.5020 / per hour.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision, provides maintenance work on fields and facilities in preparation for recreation sports league games and activities. Must know how to use basic hand tools. Maintain sports fields for optimum playing condition. Water infields with sprinklers and hose. Mix and pack fines with heavy, square tamp in batter's boxes and around bases. Use a chalker to draw base lines, batter's box, coaches' boxes and on-deck circles. Paint foul lines and encroachment lines in the outfield. Put bases out and the "strike mat" on home plate. Prepare umpire bag for each field (Softballs, pencils, score cards, timers, etc.)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Working knowledge of softball/baseball, preferably with one year of experience. Demonstrated ability to: follow written and verbal instructions, independently initiate and complete work activities, maintain accurate records, interact effectively and tactfully with adults and youth, respond calmly and effectively to emergency situations, and maintain open communication with Parks and Recreation staff and participants. Willingness to work flexible, irregular schedules including afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays. Must be 18 years old at time of hire. Possession of valid California Driver's License at time of hire and DMV printout required, presented at time of hire.

Fill out a City of Santa Cruz Employment Application and email or drop off at 323 Church Street.

Sports Site Supervisor - Recreation Leader III:

Wage Range: $13.5762 - $16.5020 / per hour.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Under supervision, assists in organizing and supervising adult and youth sports leagues and recreation programs. Prepares, opens and secures facilities for sports programs and activities. Greets the public, explains sport/league rules and department policies and procedures. Acts as a scorekeeper as assigned. Opens and closes facilities and maintains equipment. Prepares accident/incident reports, maintains a facility log. Prepare protest reports. Inventory/stock needed equipment and supplies for league and sports activities. Deliver score sheets and press information to appropriate location in a timely manner. Completes department forms and reports as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Working knowledge of basketball, softball/baseball, and/or soccer, preferably with at least one year of playing experience. Demonstrated ability to: follow written and verbal instructions, independently initiate and complete work activities, maintain accurate records, enforce and explain divisional policies and procedures, interact effectively and tactfully with adults and youth, respond calmly and effectively to emergency situations, and maintain open communication with site staff and participants. Willingness to work flexible, irregular schedules including afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays. Must be 18 years old at time of hire. Possession of valid California Driver's License at time of hire, and present DMV printout at time of hire.

Fill out a City of Santa Cruz Employment Application and email or drop off at 323 Church Street.

CURRENT FULL-TIME JOB OPENINGS

There no full-time positions available at this time.