Recreation Services Manager

Los Angeles County Los Angeles , CA 90001

Posted 3 months ago

EXAM NUMBER: I8800B-R FILING PERIOD:
October 5, 2018at 8 a.m.
(PDT) - October 19, 2018at5 p.m.
(PDT) TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: DepartmentalPromotional Job Opportunity (Restricted to permanent employees of the Department of Beaches and Harborswho have successfully completed their initial probationary period and meet the qualifying requirements.) Current employees in the unclassified service who meet the following criteria also qualify to participate in this exam: Unclassified employees who have attained permanent County status on a classified position by successful completion of the initial probationary period, with no break in service since leaving the classified service.
Full-time employees in the unclassified service with at least six months of full-time experience in the unclassified service at the time of filing or by the last day of filing.
Verification of Experience Letters (VOEL) will not be required.
Experience performing duties that applicants believe are inconsistent with their official payroll title will be evaluated for this examination; all information included in the application material, including information describing your assigned duties, will be evaluated to determine qualification.
NOTE : The paragraph above supersedes item #5a about Promotional Examinations under 'Employment Information' in the job bulletin.
Withhold Information: No withholds will be allowed for this examination.
DEFINITION: Directs the development and implementation of a broad range of district recreation programs and services or directs a major countywide recreation program or operations.
CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS: Positions allocable to this class typically report to an Assistant Regional Recreation Director or higher-level manager and supervise recreation programs or operations within an assigned geographical district for the development and administration of recreation and park programs including cultural, educational, athletic and holiday special events.
Some positions allocable to this class are responsible for highly specialized programs such as county or agency-wide major sports events or for all pool operations within one of the agencies.
Employees must have a thorough knowledge of parks and recreation programs and activities; a thorough knowledge of principles and practices of management, administration, and supervision; a thorough knowledge of the principles and processes for providing customer and personal services and satisfaction; the ability to supervise, train, develop, and motivate staff; the ability to effectively promote recreation activities and programs to the public; and highly effective verbal and written communication skills.
Essential Job Functions Directs, supervises and participates in the implementation, development and promotion of district level recreation activities such as arts and crafts, nature study, theater arts, music, dance, sports, and aquatics and for special groups such as youth, people with disabilities, senior citizens, or recreation training personnel.
Directs the preparation of instructions and materials for use in personnel training methods such as workshops and in-service trainings sessions.
Assesses community interest in programs and activities to determine the most appropriate recreational services to meet the community s needs; evaluates district programs and recreation activities and develops and recommends changes.
Assists in the development of a comprehensive volunteer program including recruitment, training, and organization of community or special interest groups.
Coordinates the promotion, organization, and supervision of district recreational and program events, tournaments, contests, and pageants Acts as a liaison to public and private agencies for major Countywide recreation programs.
Oversees contact with community groups, businesses and schools to publicize district recreation activities and secure volunteer programs.
Supervises and participates in the generation of revenue for park programs and activities; collects and reconciles receipts and makes bank deposits.
Prepares narrative and statistical reports on park usage and activities for review by the Assistant Regional Recreation Director.
Prepares and submits budget estimates for special district programs.
Monitors park facilities and reviews park programs to ensure that they are safe for public use and participation.
Supervises the training and certification of pool lifeguards within the assigned agency.
Requirements MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: OPTION I : Graduation from an accredited (see Employment Information under Accreditation Information) college or university with a Bachelor s degree or higher AND one year of experience at the level of Recreation Services Supervisor *. Each additional year of experience will substitute for one year of college up to a maximum of two years.
OPTION II : One year of experience directing a regional pool operation.
OPTION III : Two years of experience assisting in the direction of a regional pool operation.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS INFORMATION:
Experience at the level of Los Angeles County's class of Recreation Services Superviso r is defined as supervising recreation activities at one or more parks or facilities, and under general direction, develops and administers specialized recreation programs and activities.
NOTE: In order to receive credit for Bachelor's Degree, you MUST attach or upload a legible copy of your "official" diploma or "official" transcripts from an accredited institution at the time of filing or within (15) calendar days from application submission.
LICENSE: A 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: Physical Class II - Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pound limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting.
Considerable walking may be involved.
Additional Information EXAMINATION CONTENT: PART I : An Evaluation of Training and Experience based on application information pursuant to the Minimum Requirements weighted at 50% . PART II : A Commentless Appraisal of Promotabilityweighted 50% assessing the following: Professional/Technical Knowledge CustomerFocus, Mathematics Office Computing Written Communication Oral Communication Continual Learning, Fact Finding & Data Analysis Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Interpersonal Skills Self-Management Attention To Detail Integrity Dependability Assertiveness Teamwork GroupFacilitation Performance Management Adaptability/Flexibility Stress Tolerance Legal & Regulatory Navigation Relationship building Fiscal Acumen and Planning APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS BY THE LAST DAY OF FILING AND MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER ON EACH WEIGHTED PART OF THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE LIST.
ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be placed on the eligible list for a period of twelve (12) months.
VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligible list for this examination will be used to fill a vacancy in the Department of Beaches and Harbors located at 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292.
AVAILABLE SHIFT: Day APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
Applications must be filed online only.
We must receive your application by the last day of filing at 5:00 p.m.
(PDT). Applications submitted by U.S.
Mail, Fax, or in person will not be accepted.
Any additional documents, IF ANY, must be received at the time of filing or within fifteen (15) calendar days from application submission.
Note : If you are unable to attach documentation (e.g.
legible copies of official diploma, transcript, etc.)to your online application, you may email it to . Please ensure to reference your attachment by writing your full name, examination title, and examination number on the subject of your email.
Apply online by clicking the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting.
You can also track the status of your application using this website.
Fill out your application completely detailing experience relating to the

Selection Requirements.
Provide any relevant job experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job.
For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed.
If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.
IMPORTANT NOTES:
ALL information included in the applications materials are subject to VERIFICATION . We may reject your application at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
FALSIFICATION of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION . Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to meet the requirements.
Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED . 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, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of 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 . 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.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online 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.
ADA Coordinator Phone: Teletype Phone: Alternate Teletype Phone:
California Relay Services Phone: Department of Human Resources Contact Name: DollyBatungbacal Department of Human Resources Contact Phone: Department of Human Resources Contact Email: dbatungbacal @hr.lacounty.gov Closing Date/Time: 10/19/2018 5:00 PM Pacific


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