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CURRENT PART-TIME JOB OPENINGS

PARK HOST AT HARVEY WEST PARK

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The City of Santa Cruz Parks and Recreation Department seeks an individual or a couple to serve as a Park Host at Harvey West Park on a full-time basis. The primary role of a park host is to have a visible presence in the park and serve as the “eyes and ears” for City staff. Applicants must have a suitable recreational vehicle such as a motor home or travel trailer and a schedule that allows them to be on site seven days a week. This is an unpaid position; however the Park Host will be provided utility hook up and service at no cost.

Applications will be accepted until January 12, 2018 or once 50 qualified applications have been received. Harvey West Park is a 44-acre multi-use park encompasses six athletic fields, a swimming pool, several picnic areas, a volleyball court, bocce ball court, hiking trails, and bicycle pump track. This park also connects to Pogonip open space. General Park hours of operation are from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days a week. The park does have reduced hours during the winter months.

Park Host Application

Park Host Guidelines

CIVIC AUDITORIUM

Box Office Ticket Cashier - Recreation Leader II: 

PAY RANGE: $11.8075

HOURS: 10-15 hours per week

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Work in the Box Office at the Civic Auditorium selling tickets to shows, concerts, events, festivals held at the Civic Auditorium. Provide assistance to patrons in person, phone and via email with selecting specific seats, providing detailed concert information, explaining policies and giving advice on best seat selection.

Work as part of a small team during the Box Office hours 2-3 days per week and then work show shifts when the events take place. Our office is open to the public Tues-Friday 11am-6pm. A typical shift will be two to three days a week as either the opening or closing shift. Show nights are typically Friday and Saturday evenings about 1-3 per month.

Customer service for patrons who have varied interests--- from classical orchestra concerts to comedic acts to martial arts demonstrations. Must be flexible and willing to work as part of team.

This is a year round position. The schedule is flexible if hours need to be increased or decreased based on school schedule but you must be residing in Santa Cruz County for a portion of the summer season.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Some customer service experience required – retail, restaurant, amusement park or similar facility experience is welcome.

Possess some accounting skills. Comfortable handling basic cash counting transactions, nightly financial deposits, interpreting financial reports to ensure the cash, credit card transaction match what revenue was taken in.

Ability to communicate with patrons policies regarding tickets from various Producers in a straight forward, polite manner.

 Willingness to work a regular weekly schedule between 10-20 hours.

Willingness to work a nights and weekends during show dates (usually 1-2 per month) with advance notice.

Willing to learn new skills and be a team player.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Fingerprint clearance of all City employees is required prior to beginning work when handling cash or serving food.

Download City of Santa Cruz Employment Application and email or drop off at 307 Church Street during business hours.

SPORTS DEPARTMENT

Sports Field Prep Worker - Recreation Leader III:

Wage Range: $13.0178 - $15.8232 / 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: $13.0178 - $15.8232 / 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.