Recreation Leader I (Youth Development)

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • San Carlos
  • Salary: $17.36 - $18.22

Website City of San Carlos

Full Job Description

Final filing date: Open Until Filled

Appointment to this position is contingent upon:

* A valid work permit issued from school (if under age 18 and have not graduated from high school or received a State Certificate of Proficiency)

*A pre-employment fingerprinting criminal history records check (if age 18 or over)

*TB testing clearance

About the Position

Positions in this part-time classification perform routine, basic work under direct supervision, in the planning and conducting of a wide variety of recreation activities. Receives supervision from a Recreation Department staff member; may work under functional supervision of a Recreation Leader II or Program Coordinator as assigned.

Work schedule:

Summer – Monday through Friday shifts ranging from 10:00am – 9:00pm

Fall After School – Monday through Friday shifts ranging from 3:00pm – 9:00pm

Essential Duties

· Assists with planning and implementation of the Youth Center Drop-In program.

· Assists with directing program participants as appropriate.

· Provides leadership and supervision of recreation programs and participants.

· Gain experience in youth development and education.

· Performs site maintenance duties.

Job-Related and Essential Qualifications

Knowledge of basic City recreation programming.

Ability and skills to organize people and activities; energetically perform job duties; comprehend and follow brief oral and written instructions; assist willingly as needed. Establish, maintain and foster cooperative working relations with others contacted in the course of work.

Education and Training

Sufficient education and experience to satisfactorily perform the duties of this classification. A typical qualifying background would be prior supervisory and/or leadership experience working with adults or children in a large group.

Special Requirements

Must be at least 16 years of age. Speak clearly and understandably; ability and dexterity to run, jump and climb; lift and move equipment, such as tables and chairs; hear alarms, bells, and voices; to reach. Willingness and ability to work flexible, part-time hours, including evenings and weekends.

Licenses and Certifications

Possession of an appropriate California driver’s license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles is desired.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $17.36 – $18.22 per hour


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: One location