About Redwood City
Redwood City is a Charter City operating under the council-manager form of government. The City Council consists of seven members who are elected at-large to four-year staggered terms (with a four-term limit). Council Members select the Mayor and Vice Mayor from amongst their colleagues to serve in those respective capacities for a period of two years.
The city is a full service city with the departments of Library, Police, Fire, Community Development, Parks Recreation and Community Services, Public Works, and Finance, along with the City Manager's Office, City Clerk's Office, and City Attorney's Office. Municipal services are delivered with the support of over 500 employees.
The City of Redwood City is a values-driven organization and a leader in the bay area. Redwood City's Core Purpose is "Build a Great Community Together" and our employees play a vital and indispensable role in realizing this purpose.
We're looking for creative individuals dedicated to excellence, service and integrity. We offer a wide range of public service career opportunities with potential for growth and advancement. We also offer highly competitive salary and benefits, employee development opportunities, along with alternate work schedules and generous vacation and holidays. So if you're passionate and bright, community-oriented, creative and committed, we hope you consider making the City of Redwood City your next career home.
About the Redwood City Community
Located in the Silicon Valley at the center of the San Francisco Peninsula, the City of Redwood City is known as a creative, innovative and dynamic organization and community. With a population of over 78,000, the city has a healthy blend of residential, commercial and industrial elements in a community that stretches from the San Francisco Bay to the hills of the San Francisco peninsula.
The city is home to a vibrant Caltrain station where commuters from both San Jose to the south, and San Francisco to the north, arrive into one of the most tech-savvy communities in the world. Redwood City offers outstanding accommodations, top entertainment, and diverse dining options.
The City's pedestrian-friendly and distinctive Downtown honors the community's heritage and is home to a growing number of restaurants, and a vibrant mix of retail to fit every consumer mood.
The beautiful Courthouse Square stands as the centerpiece of Downtown and has become the gathering place for people from throughout the community and the peninsula. Redwood City enjoys a one-of-a-kind waterfront including the Redwood Shores neighborhood, with ample recreational opportunities right on the Bay. The community also boasts the only deep-water port in the south San Francisco Bay, has a yacht harbor, and offers numerous bayfront residential options.
The success and health of Redwood City is built upon the community's diversity, civic pride, strong neighborhoods, and each individual's sense of responsibility for making the City a better place for all. It's a terrific place to do business, with appealing neighborhoods supported by a strong sense of community, making Redwood City a natural place to call "home".
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1400 Roosevelt Avenue Redwood City, 94061
The City of Redwood City's Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) Department is looking for people interested in working approximately 15-20 hours per week, working the special events programs operated by the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department. Incumbents will typically assist in setting up, monitoring, and breaking down the events all while providing excellent customer service to visitors.
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Follow event plan and execute assigned duties effectively and efficiently; monitor or manage interactive recreation areas which may include, but are not limited to, arts and crafts, organized games, sports, drama, social recreation, and music/singing activities; supervise recreation participants insuring that proper safety precautions are observed in assigned activities; maintain and care for equipment as appropriate to help promote recreation activities effectively; assist in organizing, promoting, and managing special events; assist in setting up, monitoring, and breaking down the events; report to supervisors orally and in writing; complete assigned paperwork such as timecards, attendance reports and/or incident and accident reports; perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
The Recreation Leader (Special Events) is responsible for presenting the service oriented, positive, and enthusiastic mission of the City of Redwood City. The ideal candidate will enjoy promoting a variety of recreation activities. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to multi-task, and demonstrate excellent leadership and customer service methods and practices.
Please click on the PDF link below to review the complete job announcement.
Job Announcement - Recreation Leader (Special Events) #20C-11.pdf
City Of Redwood City, CA