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CURRENT PART-TIME JOB OPENINGS

JOBS AT THE TEEN CENTER

Jobs are currently open and available and will close without notice.

JOB DESCRIPTION: 8-12 hours per week, hiring for year-round employment. Additional hours are available.

Recreation Leader provides programming activities and teen mentorship for the Santa Cruz Teen Center. Under supervision aids in organization, implementation, and supervision of activities, programs, and special events at the Teen Center located at the Louden Nelson Community Center at 301 Center Street and at two local middle schools.

Recreation Leader II: Must have two (2) years of volunteer or paid experience working with children in a recreation, education or similar setting. Experience working with teens preferred. Must have experience working with youth.

PAY: $13.86 per hour starting

Recreation Leader III: Must have two (2) years of paid experience working with teens in a recreation, education or similar setting. Must have experience working with teens.

PAY: $15.2565 per hour starting

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
• Possession at time of hire and continued maintenance of certification in both First Aid and Adult/Child/Infant CPR.
• Proof of negative tuberculosis test or clear chest x-ray results must be presented.
• Fingerprint clearance of all employees required prior to beginning work.

Applications can be returned to the Santa Cruz Parks & Recreation Department Office, 323 Church Street, Santa Cruz CA 95060, Attn: Teen Center Jobs or to the Teen Center at the Louden Nelson Community Center, 301 Center Street in downtown Santa Cruz.

Download City of Santa Cruz Employment Application. More questions? Email or call Robert Acosta at 831 420-5276.

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.

SUMMER YOUTH TRAILS PROGRAM

PAY RATE: $12.60/per hour

The City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department is looking to hire students from area High Schools for a summer trails work program, restoring and maintaining trails in the City of Santa Cruz Open Spaces. Employees are supervised by a lead worker who is familiar with the work area and is well trained in trails maintenance and restoration.

  • Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Start Date: June 17, 2019
  • Program Length: 8-weeks

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 Youth Trails Program

Download City of Santa Cruz Employment Application. More questions? Email or call Meta Rhodeos at 831 420-6158.

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.