Recreation Services Leader, Sports (Permanent)

Los Angeles County Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 5 days ago

Position/Program Information

DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION

FILING BEGINS: February 22, 2022 AT 8:00AM (PST)

Applications will be accepted until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER: D8796L

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: Open Competitive (OC)

JOB TYPE: Permanent

Effective 7/1/2022: Monthly Salary Range will be $3,233.74 - $3,411.82

Effective 10/1/2022: Monthly Salary Range will be $3,503.91 - $4,006.73

REPRESENTED EMPLOYEES BENEFIT PLAN: Cafeteria Benefit Plan, Contributory Defined

Benefit Retirement Plan, Matched Deferred Compensation & Thrift Plans

(as declared by the Board of Supervisors), Paid Holidays, Generous

Vacation and Sick Leave Benefits.

About You: Do you love working with people of all ages? Do you already have some experience working or participating in sports programs?

Our Sports Recreation Services Leaders are a key part of our sports division. They assist or may even lead sports programs such boxing, baseball, basketball, soccer, and beyond. If this sounds good, keep reading!

About Us: We work directly with members of the public as they enjoy our 181 parks throughout Los Angeles County.

We are looking for individuals with excellent customer service skills and that love helping others, to add to our team with. We offer an exciting work environment with room for growth!

Essential Job Functions

Plans and coordinates athletic activities including tournaments, leagues and sports contests.

Monitors the use and care of equipment and facilities at one or more parks.

Inspects equipment and facilities for safety and proper operation.

Maintains or assists in maintaining safety, cleanliness, and order at park facilities; monitors activities and ensures safety rules are observed.

Assists in the preparation of athletic fields and venues for tournaments and leagues.

Assists with routine clerical duties such as the preparation of use permits and reports, fee collection and reporting, and program scheduling.

Assists in the handling of public complaints.

Provides direction to temporary or seasonal staff and volunteers as needed.

Trains and Monitors program volunteers on code of conduct.

Recruits sports program participants, coaches, and other volunteers

Requirements

SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Option 1

Six (6) months (960 hours) planning and overseeing youth or adult organized sports programing for a sports-based organization, school, or government agency.

Option 2

A total of four (4) seasons/semesters of experience as an athlete in a High School or College sports program*. 240 hours of experience instructing, conducting, coaching, or planning recreational programs, as mentioned in Option 1, may be substituted for a season/semester of experience as an athlete, for up to three (3) seasons/semesters.

LICENSE

A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

PHYSICAL CLASS III: Moderate

Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:

  • Seasons/semesters may be for more than one sport and must be a team sport. Applicants will be required to provide official proof of participation/Official Transcripts at time of application or within 30 days of submitting application.

Highschool or College Transcripts must clearly show enrollment and passing grade in the sport. If transcripts are not uploaded with the application, please submit documentation as an attachment to fsanchez@parks.lacounty.gov with the Subject "RSL Sports Transcripts" and indicate your full name, the exam name, and the exam number in the body of the e-mail.

For instance, if you have 2 semesters as a high school or college athlete, you would need a total of 480 hours (2 x 240 hours) of experience in sports programing, as mentioned in Option I, in order to qualify.

Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification.

Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT:

This exam will consist of one part:

A structured oral interview weighted 100% covering knowledge of Sports Program Development and Administration, Sports Instruction, Planning, Prioritization, Customer Service, Oral Communication, Continual Learning, Problem Solving, Interpersonal Skills, and Ethics/Integrity.

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the examination in order to be placed on the Eligible Register.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:

The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

SPECIAL INFORMATION:

COVID-19 Vaccination

All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.

FAIR CHANCE INITIATIVE:

The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.

ADA ACCOMMODATION:

If you need accommodation to take the assessment, let us know by contacting the ADA/Testing Coordinator at (626) 588-5109. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can respond to your request and keep you moving through the process.

PRE-PLACEMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION

Employment is subject to passing a medical examination which will be scheduled after security clearance for candidates who receive contingent offers of employment.

VACANCY INFORMATION:

The resulting eligible list for this examination will be use to fill PERMANENT vacancies within the Department of Parks and Recreation throughout Los Angeles County.

Available Shift: Any

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION

Information presented on employment applications, resumes and during the examination process is subject to verification. Applicants MUST provide relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. We may reject your application at any time during the exam and selection process.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING ONLINE:

Go to http://governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty and search for "Recreation Services Leader", Click on the name of the bulletin you are applying to, click the green "Apply" button.

APPLICATIONS AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE MUST BE FILED ON-LINE VIA GOVERNMENTJOBS.COM WEBSITE. APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES SUBMITTED BY U.S.

MAIL, E-MAIL, THIRD PARTY WEBSITES (IE: Indeed.com, etc.), FAX, OR IN-PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

CORRESPONDENCE AND UPDATES WILL BE SENT VIA E-MAIL.

Many important notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add fsanchez@parks.lacounty.gov as well as noreply@governmentjobs.com, and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.

Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County.

Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices.

It is your responsibility to take the above steps to view correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notification to be a valid reason for late test administration or rescheduling of a test component.

Computer and Internet Access at Public Libraries: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be complete on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

No Sharing of User ID, e-mail and Password: All applicants must file their application using their own user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

Social Security Number: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number

Fill out your application and Supplemental Questionnaire completely.

Department Contact Name: Francis Sanchez

Department Contact Number: (626) 588-5115

Department Contact Email: fsanchez@parks.lacounty.gov

ADA Coordinator Phone: (626) 588-5109

Teletype Phone: (213) 427-6118

California Relay Services Phone: (800)735-2922


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