Seasonal Recreation Specialist I - Range 7 / Amea

Municipality Of Anchorage Anchorage , AK 99501

Posted 2 months ago

Job Information

Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.

These positions are represented by the Anchorage Municipal Employee Association (AMEA) and are subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and the AMEA.

DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation

HOURS OF WORK: Hours vary; Monday through Sunday; between 9:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m.

LOCATION(S): Spenard Recreation Center: 2020 West 48th Avenue, Fairview Recreation Center: 1121 East 10th Avenue

These seasonal, part-time positions working 30 hours per week, are estimated to begin on April 12, 2021 and will end approximately October 12, 2021.

Example of Duties

Under supervision provide leadership and functional supervision to recreation, volunteer and youth employment activities, organizes daily elements and performs related work as required. This is an entry level position that is distinguished from higher classification level by its lack of managerial responsibility. The position may be required to work outdoors inclement weather and rugged terrain. Perform other related job duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences

High school diploma, GED, or equivalent and three (3) months experience leading, directing, supervising, coaching, or teaching children and/or adults at a recreation facility, a childcare facility, a childcare program, camps, educational institutions, therapeutic recreational programs, team, organized youth programs, or other similar programs.

Must possess a current American Red Cross First Aid Certification or the equivalent within 30 days of hire

Must possess a current American Red Cross Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification or the equivalent within 30 days of hire

Preferences:

  • Experience working with youth and adults in a recreation environment.

  • Experience in a community recreation center setting.

Additional Important Information

Preference will be given to returning Seasonal Employees who are eligible for Recall, and to any Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA) employees. AMEA employees who are successful in the screening process will be forwarded to the department for consideration prior to any non-AMEA applicants.

If selected for hire, the applicant must be capable of frequently bending, twisting, and kneeling. Applicant must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds and work outdoors in inclement weather.

The Municipality of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of current American Red Cross First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certifications or the equivalent.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a current copy of the applicant's Alaska driver's license and a current (dated within 30 days from date requested) copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaska driver's license was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history.

The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant. For information on acceptable driving history, please refer to the MOA Driving Conviction Guidelines.

All required certifications must remain current for the duration of employment.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon satisfactory completion of a national criminal background investigation (AS 12.62.160) and (AS 12.62.400). Accordingly it will be necessary for the selected applicant to provide certain identification information and be fingerprinted. Fingerprint cards must be dated within 30 days from date requested. The processing fee of $48.25 plus the cost of being fingerprinted (variable), is the responsibility of the selected applicant and must be accomplished before beginning work.

If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted background check. A background check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.

Military Service Interview Preference:

Veterans who wish to be considered for an interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D, must attach to the application a copy of their DD Form 214, DD Form 256, NGB Form 22, or a letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs recognizing the person as a veteran or similar document. The attached documentation must show an honorable discharge or general (under honorable conditions) discharge. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

An individual currently serving as a member in good standing in the National Guard or the organized military reserves who wishes to be considered for an interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach proof of current service to the application. Proof of current service can be shown by submission of a statement of service which, at a minimum, shows full name, date of birth, Social Security Number, date service began, branch of service, rank, name of command providing the information, and unit of assignment. The statement of service must be on a form or letterhead of the individual's command organization and show the name, signature, title and contact information for the signer providing the statement of service. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

The Municipality of Anchorage is an employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.

Application Process:

Once applicants clicks on the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. Note: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.

For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Human Resources Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Alaska Standard Time.

The MOA is an EO and AA Employer and complies with Title I of the ADA

For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571.

The Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees that may include:

Health / Medical Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Audio

  • Life Insurance

  • Dependent Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health and Dependent Care

  • Health Savings Accounts

Retirement:

  • State of Alaska Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) Program
  • 401(k) and 457 Savings Plans

Employer Paid Benefits:

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Leave Plan

  • 11 Paid Holidays

For an overview of our medical benefit package go to http://www.muni.org/Departments/employee_relations/Pages/BenefitsSummaries.

01

In order to be considered, applicants must provide accurate and complete education and work history information in its entirety. The referenced information listed on the online application will be used to determine the applicant's qualifications toward meeting the minimum requirements for the position (e.g., if you list that you have 6 years of experience in a certain field, that experience must be easily identifiable on the 'Work Experience' section of your application).

Attaching a resume is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume" or any similar comment on any portion of your application may lead to you being disqualified for the position.

If the experience you reference in the below questions is not clearly included and described in your Work History section, your application will be considered not qualified for this position and you may be removed from consideration.

Do you understand, in order to be considered for this position, accurate and complete education and work history information must be provided?

  • Yes

  • No

02

Are you a current Municipal employee affiliated with the Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA) OR a returning seasonal employee?

  • Yes

  • No

03

Which of the following best describes your level of education?

  • None / Less than High School

  • High School Diploma / GED / Equivalent

  • Associate's Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree or higher

04

How many months of experience do you have in leading, directing, supervising, coaching, or teaching children and/or adults at a recreation facility, a childcare facility, a childcare program, camps, educational institutions, therapeutic recreational programs, team, organized youth programs, or other similar programs?

  • None

  • Less than 3 months

  • 3 months to less than 6 months

  • 6 months to less than 9 months

  • 9 months to less than 12 months

  • 12 months or more

05

Describe the experience you referenced for the above question and indicate which position(s) in your application's Work History support your response.

Noting "see resume", "N/A", or a similar comment may result in you being removed from consideration for this position.

06

Do you currently have a valid American Red Cross First Aid Certification OR have the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire?

  • Yes

  • No

07

Do you currently possess a valid American Red Cross Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification OR have the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire?

  • Yes

  • No

08

How many months of experience do you have in working with youth and adults in a recreation environment?

  • None

  • Less than 6 months

  • 6 months to less than 12 months

  • 12 months to less than 18 months

  • 18 months to less than 24 months

  • 24 months or more

09

Describe the experience you referenced for the above question and indicate which position(s) in your application's Work History support your response.

Noting "see resume", "N/A", or a similar comment may result in you being removed from consideration for this position.

10

How many months of experience do you have working in a community recreation center setting?

  • None

  • Less than 6 month

  • 6 month to less than 12 months

  • 12 months to less than 18 months

  • 18 months to less than 24 months

  • 24 months or more

11

Describe the experience you referenced for the above question and indicate which position(s) in your application's Work History support your response.

Noting "see resume", "N/A", or a similar comment may result in you being removed from consideration for this position.

12

Please indicate your preferred facility.

  • Spenard Recreation Center: 2020 West 48th Avenue

  • Fairview Recreation Center: 1121 East 10th Avenue

  • No Preference

13

Do you understand that you may be placed at any of the Anchorage facilities based on facility needs?

  • Yes, I understand that I will be placed in any Anchorage facility.

  • No, I do not wish to be placed at any other facility.

Required Question

Agency Municipality of Anchorage

Address 632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 605

Anchorage, Alaska, 99501

Phone (907) 343-4447

Website http://www.muni.org/jol

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Municipality Of Anchorage