Job Details


Position Title:Activity Instructor
Reference Number:17.182
Division:General Staffing
Contact Name:Human Resources
Contact Email:recruitment@roseville.ca.us
Contact Phone:916-774-5475
Contact Fax:916-774-5350
Position Description:SALARY: $20.00 to $30.00 per participant

FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting the first 100 qualified applications or closing at 5 pm, April 6, 2017; whichever occurs first. PERS retired annuitants are not eligible to apply.

IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.

THE POSITION
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the temporary and seasonal position of Activity Instructor in the Parks, Recreation & Libraries Department. The department is seeking enthusiastic instructors to take the lead on planning, teaching, and evaluating four weeks of summer classes and activities. Compensation is $20.00 - $30.00 per participant and will depend on level of experience. The normal work schedule for a seasonal employee will be: May through July, up to 30 hours per week.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

DEFINITION
To perform a variety of duties related to teaching and instructing classes of specific subject matter for the Parks & Recreation and Library Divisions.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Supervise, coordinate and lead activity classes.
• Assist in planning, promoting, conducting and evaluating recreation programs and activities.
• Interact and stimulate interest while conducting, demonstrating and supervising program activities.
• Set up facility for any activity that is needed for assigned class.
• Inspect assigned recreation facilities and/or equipment and recommend any necessary repair or maintenance work and supply needs.
• Complete records and reports as required.
• Promote and enforce safety procedures; render first aid and CPR, if certified, as required.
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
• Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:

• Methods and principles in instructing groups of children, teens, or adults.
• Specialty skill areas, such as games, arts and crafts, dance, drama, music, or sports.
• Practices and methods of public relations and customer service; techniques and principles of effective interpersonal communication.
• Principles and techniques of first aid and CPR.
• Principles and practices of safety management.

Ability to:

• On a continuous basis, know and understand operations and observe safety rules; stand, bend, stoop, kneel as necessary to instruct class.
• Intermittently analyze problem situations and/or equipment and facilities; interpret policies and procedures, and explain operations and problem solve issues for the public and with staff; lift or carry weight of 25 pounds or less.
• Lead and motivate large group classes.
• Prepare written lesson plans and class outlines.
• Operate audio and visual aids for class instruction.
• Respond to emergency situations in a calm and effective manner; administer first aid and CPR, if certified.
• Understand and carry out written and oral directions.
• Communicate tactfully with customers.
• Communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Training

Experience:

• Paid or unpaid experience in an appropriate subject area.

Training:

• Equivalent to completion of the eleventh (11th) grade or sixteen (16) years of age.

License or Certificate

• Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR and First Aid certificates.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

1. What experience do you have leading activities and games for children ages 5 – 14?

2. List the classes or programs you have led, the organization you led them for, and the ages of the participants.

3. Describe the planning steps you take and organizational skills you use to develop a program or special event.

SELECTION PROCESS
Applications will be screened by the Human Resources Department for minimum qualifications. Qualifying applicants may be contacted by the Department to interview. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.

THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS. MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.
Job Status:Temporary / Seasonal, Hourly
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