Recreation Aide – T11355-202107

at City of San Diego, CA
Published September 17, 2022
Location San Diego, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  



See NOTE(S) below for future wage increases and/or additional compensation opportunities.

Recreation Aide positions are assigned to work at various City of San Diego recreation centers, teen centers and after school programs; assist with games, crafts, sports, dance and aquatic activities; supervise locker areas; provide information to the public; register participants in classes; perform cashier duties; distribute equipment and games; make simple repairs to equipment and facilities; perform general maintenance of facilities and grounds; assist with/participate in special events. Recreation Aide positions are used to underfill Golf Operations Assistant positions ; answer questions concerning the golf course and procedures, rules and regulations; determine and collect proper green fees from customers and arrange starting order for players; organize golfers into playing groups and make arrangements for timely spacing; patrol the golf course to interpret and enforce course rules; keep records, including those for numbers of players and cash receipts; operate a cash register/computer; close out and balance cash register; determine and issue resident identification cards; and perform other duties as assigned.


* Recreation Aide positions are available on a part-time and/or limited, hourly basis and may average up to 19 hours per week, primarily during afternoon, evening and weekend hours. During holiday breaks and summer, hours are generally increased.
* Recreation Aide positions may be utilized at recreation centers, swimming pools, golf courses and teen centers. Some positions require that you be available to work between 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. during weekdays, and on weekends.
* In accordance with California Public Resources Code section 5163, all persons holding Recreation Aide positions must get tested for tuberculosis (TB) when hired and every four years thereafter as a condition of continued employment.


You must meet the following requirements on the date you apply, unless otherwise indicated.

AGE: 15 ½ years of age or older.


* Applicants less than age 18 must obtain a work permit prior to starting work.
* Work permits are obtained through the school system.
* Applicants who are age 17 and are high school graduates, or have passed the California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE) or General Education Development (GED) examination, are not required to have a work permit.

CITIZENSHIP: You must be a United States citizen or have the current legal right to work in the United States.

LICENSE: A valid California Class C Driver License may be required at the time of hire.


* Voluntary or paid experience leading a variety of recreational activities.


Please ensure all information is complete and accurate as the responses you provide on the supplemental questions will be reviewed using an automated evaluation system. If you are successful in this initial screening process, your application will be reviewed for applicable education, experience, and/or training to ensure all minimum requirements have been met. Successful candidates will be placed on a list which will be used to fill position vacancies during the next six months (180 days). For each vacancy, only those candidates with the most appropriate qualifications will be contacted by the hiring department for an interview.


PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment offersare conditionalpending theresults of all screening processes that are applicable to this position, which may include the following:confirmation of citizenship or legal right to work in the United States; completion of a pre-employment medical review and exam (which may include drug and alcohol testing); referencechecks; confirmation of full COVID-19 vaccination; and fingerprinting.Fingerprints will be submitted to the Federal Bureau ofInvestigation and the California Department of Justice for a conviction record report.Certainpositions may require additional screening processes, which may include a polygraphexamination and/or background investigation.All of these processes must be successfullycompleted before employment begins.A positive test for alcohol or illegal drugs, includingmarijuana, or inadequately explained prescription drugs, or misrepresentation, falsification, oromission of pertinent facts in any step of the screening or selection process, may be cause fordisqualification or termination of employment.Nothing in this job posting constitutes anexpress or implied contract for employment with the City of San Diego.Candidates must notify the Personnel Department of any change in their name, mailing address, email address, or phonenumber, otherwise they may miss employment opportunities.

COVID-19 VACCINATION: You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before your start date.


* "Fully vaccinated" means a person has received, at least 14 days prior, either the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or otherwise meets the criteria for full vaccination against COVID-19 as stated in applicable public health guidance, orders, or law. Acceptable COVID-19 vaccines must either be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or authorized for emergency use by the FDA or the World Health Organization.
* Candidates who receive a conditional job offer will be required to provide proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination.
* Employees and candidates with a disability or medical condition that makes it medically inadvisable for them to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, as verified by their healthcare provider, or those with a sincerely held religious belief, observance, or practice that prevents them from receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, may request reasonable accommodation and exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. Candidates who receive a conditional job offer and wish to make a request for accommodation will be provided with more information. The City will review requests for medical or religious accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act.A candidate's start date may be adjusted to allow for the accommodation process.

Rev. 6 - June 27, 2022 (Revised Job Information)

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