City of Temecula

City of Temecula, The Heart of Southern California Wine Country! Located just 60 miles north of San Diego and 90 miles southeast of Los Angeles, Temecula is ranked as one of America's Safest Cities. With a current population over 117,000, the City of Temecula employs a highly skilled workforce of over 225 employees.   Employees enjoy competitive compensation, rich benefit packages and leadership that recognizes and values our diverse employee population.   Strong focus on employee morale, wellness and family help to ensure a healthy work life balance for Temecula staff. Join our team!

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CITY OF TEMECULA, CA City of Temecula, California, United States
Mar 15, 2024
Part Time
The City of Temecula is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position Description DESCRIPTION The Community Services Department is hiring a part-time, non-benefited Recreation Leader to work at the Temecula Valley Museum and with the Arts, Culture and Entertainment Team. The ideal candidate will have some experience in museum operations, preferably with a focus in history, natural history and/or art. Successful candidates will have knowledge of event organization, be familiar with educational programming creation and research, and be able to independently follow through on assigned tasks. Applicants should be professional, personable and possess strong verbal and written communication skills. This position works directly with the public and requires an individual that is dedicated to providing outstanding customer service to the community, visitors, and staff. The work schedule for this position is varied and requires applicants that are flexible and committed to working weekends and holidays. DEFINITION Under direct supervision, performs Community Services work in a Citywide Community Services program. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS The Recreation Leader is an Entry-level classification in the Community Services series. The employee assists in conducting Community Services program activities in area(s) of assignment. May be assigned to work directly with the public. The ability to provide a high level of customer service is extremely important. The Recreation Assistant, Recreation Leader, and Senior Recreation Leader are distinguished from one another by the level of responsibility assumed and the complexity of duties assigned. SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED Receives direct supervision from the Director of Community Services or his/her designee. No supervision exercised. Examples of Duties EXAMPLES OF DUTIES : (All Assignments) Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Assists in all facets of assigned program area(s) and special events Maintains inventory control, activity and progress records Assists in implementing specialized Community Services programs Responds to complaints and inquiries from the public Prepare clear, concise and complete documents, reports and correspondence; maintain proper records Provides high level of customer service May assist with public presentations, and prepares reports regarding assigned program May receive and reconcile payments by cash, check, credit cards, or automatic debits Sets-up and breaks down equipment and facilities; performs basic maintenance and cleaning, as needed Prepares and writes a variety of reports and documentation, including detailed Risk Management incident reports Promotes and coordinates volunteerism Conducts pre and post trip inspections of vehicles to verify safety and proper operations or to identify potential problems; reports faulty equipment or operational problems Prepares and writes a variety of reports and documentation, including detailed Risk Management incident reports Performs other duties of a similar nature Minimum Qualifications A combination of education, experience, and training that has provided the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities is required for entry into the classification. The City of Temecula utilizes equivalencies to substitute two years of applicable experience and similar responsibility for one year of college in order for a candidate to meet Minimum Qualifications. A typical combination of education, experience, and training for this classification includes: EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE High School Diploma or equivalent; and six (6) months of increasingly responsible experience (paid or volunteer) as a group activity worker or instructor, preferably in a municipal government environment. Completion of an Associate's Degree is highly desirable. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES Knowledge of: Basic principles and practices of public Community Services programs Community Services leisure and volunteer activities as they relate to various interests and abilities Applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations Safe work practices and procedures Occupational hazards and safety measures appropriate to work performed Skill to: Operate various types of standard office equipment, including a personal computer and related software Operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner, may be needed Ability to: Provide quality customer service Evaluate situations, identify problems, propose alternative solutions, and exercise sound judgment within established guidelines Establish and maintain courteous, cooperative, and effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of the work Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Use proper English, spelling, grammar and punctuation Perform basic mathematical calculations To learn first aid methods, practices and safety precautions related to Community Services programs Serve as emergency services worker in the event of an emergency LICENSES AND/OR CERTIFICATES May require possession of a valid California Class C driver's license and an acceptable driving record. First Aid and CPR certifications are required within six (6) months of appointment. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Satisfactory results from a background investigation and administrative screening. The administrative screening may include a pre-employment drug screening for positions which are designated as safety sensitive or security sensitive, including but not limited to being responsible for the care and custody of children and operating heavy equipment. Regularly required to work outside of regular work hours (e.g. evenings, holidays and weekends). Supplemental Information WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here 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 functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit; talk or hear both in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate equipment needed to carry out duties of the position; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently stands or walks, and lifts and moves records and documents or objects weighing up to 50 pounds alone, and up to 100 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; perform work under changing deadlines, on multiple concurrent tasks; work with constant interruptions; and interact with the public, including occasionally dissatisfied or quarrelsome individuals. The employee may work in an office or field setting, and may travel to different community centers and events. In the office setting, the noise level is frequently quiet or moderately quiet, at or below 50 decibels. In field settings, the employee may work at different sites and events and is exposed to loud noise which frequently exceeds 70 decibels during Community Services activities. Subject to the position, the employee may constantly or intermittently work outdoors under variable weather conditions that include heat, cold, dust, moisture and wetness. Occasional driving is required to visit community services facilities, and attend community and public meetings. This recruitment will establish an eligibility list which may be used to fill future vacancies in the same classification or below in the same classification series for both project and authorized positions. Note: A Project employee is an employee who is hired to work a specific period of time in a Fiscal Year. Project employees are: scheduled at the convenience of the City; not eligible for City sponsored benefits (e.g., health, dental, or vision insurance) unless otherwise specified; serve at the pleasure of the City Manager; and, specifically excluded from the Discipline policy (i.e. may be terminated at any time with or without notice). Typically, project positions do not exceed 1,000 hours in a fiscal year. PLEASE NOTE: If you are a CalPERS annuitant, please be advised that this position does not meet the statutory criteria for post-retirement employment because the incumbent will be performing regular staff duties for an undetermined duration. Employment in this capacity would require you to rescind your retirement and reinstate as a current member of CalPERS. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION : Flexibly Staffed: Yes FLSA Status: Non-exempt Conflict of Interest: Not Required Department: Community Services Bonding Required: No The City of Temecula is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Benefits for Project Employees Employees who are hired in a temporary or "project" position do not receive benefits other than those mandated by state and federal law. These benefits include paid sick leave(PSL)as well asparticipation in Medicare, Worker's Compensation,OBRAand/orCalPERSRetirement System. Sick Leave In accordance with California State Law, all non-regular, temporary and seasonal employees will receive 40 hours of paid sick leave (PSL) upon hire. PSL will be available for use beginning on each employee's90thday of employment. Thereafter, in each pay period that includes July 1, employees will receive a new 40-hour lump sum of PSL. Any unused PSLhours will not carry over. Closing Date/Time: 3/27/2024 11:59 PM Pacific