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OLDER ADULTS CLASS INSTRUCTOR (RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST III, IV, V-N/C)

Company: City of Long Beach
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

OLDER ADULTS CLASS INSTRUCTOR (RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST III, IV, V-N/C) Print (http://agency.governmentjobs.com/longbeach/job_bulletin.cfm?jobID=3561285=0) Apply OLDER ADULTS CLASS INSTRUCTOR (RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST III, IV, V-N/C) Salary $15.00 - $16.40 Hourly Location City of Long Beach, CAJob TypeUnclassified - Part-Time, SeasonalDepartmentParks, Recreation & Marine - (UC)Job NumberPR 21-030 (07-OA)Closing Continuous + Description + Benefits + Questions DESCRIPTIONBulletin will remain open until vacancies are filled. Bulletin may close at any time after June 15, 2022 without further notice. Come join the City of Long Beach! Our Community Recreation Services Bureau, in the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine, is seeking amazing Recreation Program Leaders to assist with the Older Adults Program.The Older Adults Program offers activities and programs for adults 50+ at our seven Senior Center and various park locations citywide. Senior programming is currently from 9:00am-2:00pm or 8:00am-5:00pm, depending on location. Activities include cultural arts, fitness, excursions, nutrition, drop-in and special events, enrichment opportunities, lifelong opportunities, volunteerism and Information and Referral. We are currently seeking to fill multiple Instructor positions for Older Adult Program Staff at the Long Beach Senior Center (1150 E 4th St), but this recruitment may be used to fill positions at other locations and/or programs. These positions include:+ Senior Program Instructor - Duties include: develop a course/class/activity plan and instruct classes for older adults. Topics to be determined according to interest, experience, knowledge, & skill set.+ Citywide Senior Program Instructor - Duties include: Instructor duties as listed above with classes offered across all senior centers in LB. Additional opportunities for hours.These positions can be filled at the following levels, depending on qualifications:RECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST III $ 15.00 / hourRECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST IV $ 15.69 / hourRECREATION LEADER SPECIALIST V $ 16.40 / hourThe Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine is a nationally recognized and award-winning organization with 1,100 full-time/part-time staff and a budget of $58 million. The Department oversees facilities and programs that reflect the needs and interests of a culturally diverse community, including 170 parks with more than 3,200 acres devoted to open space and recreation, 27 community centers, 3 public pools, 6 miles of beaches, and 3 marinas.The Department provides free and fee-based recreational programs and leisure opportunities, both self-directed and organized, for people of all ages and cultures. Youth programs include free youth sports for ages 5 to 14 serving nearly 10,000 participants annually, summer and vacation day camps, 2,100 recreational and educational classes, sailing and aquatics instruction, older adults program, teen center activities, skateboarding opportunities, and supervised afterschool and weekend activities at parks and schools. This is an unclassified, non-career position. Unclassified positions with the City do not require applying through the Civil Service process. All communication will be handled through the department. Non-career employees are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however, may be eligible for sick leave benefits. Scheduled hours may vary by week on an as-needed basis. The successful candidate may work up to 28 hours per week, not to exceed 1,600 work hours per service year. Non-career employees are not guaranteed a minimum number of work hours. This is an at-will, seasonal, part-time position. EXAMPLES OF DUTIESUnder the direction of the Program coordinator:+ Work with staff and volunteers to provide Older Adult participants with program activities, including workshops, field trips, special events, tournaments, classes, and fitness programs;+ Ensure the health, safety and well-being for all older adult program participants at all times, including providing proper accommodations according to individual needs;+ Plan, conduct, market, and implement activities and programs;+ Prepare documents and written reports for the Program Supervisor;+ Prepare and develop monthly program calendars;+ Maintain all program resources, including equipment and supplies;+ Attend all mandatory offsite staff meetings and trainings;+ Perform all other duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTS TO FILEThis position is open to all candidates who meet the following minimum qualifications:+ Must be at least 16 years of age (if under 18, must have valid permit to work);+ Must have access to reliable transportation to and from work;+ Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:+ Current CPR and First Aid certification prior to appointment is desirable;+ Experience with planning and implementing programs is desirable;+ Work or volunteer experience in recreation programs, older adult programs, and/or other related areas is highly desirable.+ Work or volunteer experience working with older adults with a wide range of ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds is highly desirable.The City of Long Beach requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved by the City of Long Beachs Human Resources Department for the duration of the vaccine mandate. SELECTION PROCEDUREAll candidates must submit a complete application. Qualified applicants will be contacted on an as-need basis. The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender. The City of Long Beach intends to provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If a special accommodation is desired or if you would like to request this information in an alternative format, please call (562) 570-3181. In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public. The City of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization.For technical issues with your application, please call (877) 204-4442.Employee BenefitsThe City of Long Beach offers its employees opportunities to grow personally and professionally. As a permanent employee, you are eligible to receive fringe benefits that include: Medical and Dental Insurance Life Insurance Retirement Plan (P.E.R.S.) Paid Vacation, Personal Holidays and Sick Leave Deferred Compensation Credit Union Membership Free Bus Transportation (Long Beach Transit) Flexible Spending Accounts Free Employee Parking Paid Parental Leave* *Paid Parental Leave - after six (6) months of City employment; up to 30 calendar days (160 hours/192 hours for sworn platoon) of PPL, taken in full-day increments, in connection with the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child, up to the age of seventeen (17). Management positions and non-career positions are excluded from the above employee benefit package.Management positions - Refer to the Job Posting brochure included in the job posting.Non-career positions - Non-career employees are not typically eligible for health/dental/vision benefits; however, they may be eligible for sick leave benefits. Non-career employees are limited to 1600 work hours per service year and are not guaranteed a minimum number of work hours. 01 INSTRUCTIONS: The purpose of these supplemental questions is to derive more specific information about the qualifications of applicants for this position. Applicants must clearly demonstrate their qualifying experience. These questions will serve as the basis for qualifying candidates for advancement into the selection process. Do you understand the information stated in the statement above? + Yes+ No 02 The City of Long Beach requires all new employees to be vaccinated prior to their first day of employment, unless a medical or religious reasonable accommodation request has been approved. Do you acknowledge this requirement? + Yes+ No 03 Senior programming is currently from 9am-2pm or 8am-5pm. Please describe your work availability, include days and hours. (Example: I will be available beginning October 20, Wednesday through Saturday, from 12:00pm to 6:00pm.) 04 If you have preference of park location(s) that you would be interested in working at, please list below in ranking order (3 maximum). If you are open to working ANY location, please type OPEN. EXAMPLE: 1st - California Recreation Center 2nd - Houghton 3rd - El Dorado Park West Senior Program locations include Long Beach Senior Center and the following satellite sites: California Recreation Center, Cesar E. Chavez, Houghton, El Dorado Park West, Silverado and the EXPO Center. Addresses/locations can be found at: http://www.longbeach.gov/park/recreation-programs/programs-and-classes/senior-citizen-program/ 05 Please indicate which types of positions/duties you are interested in. Check all that apply. + Senior Program Instructor - Duties include: develop a course/class/activity plan and instruct classes for older adults. Topics TBD according to interest, experience, knowledge, & skillset.+ Citywide Senior Program Instructor - Duties include: Instructor duties as listed above with classes offered across all senior centers in LB. Additional opportunities for hours. 06 CITYWIDE INSTRUCTORS: If you are interested in being a Citywide Instructor please explain which topic you would cover and what is your qualifications. 07 This position requires the applicant to be at least 16 years of age. Are you at least 16 years of age? + Yes+ No 08 All minors under 18 years of age employed in the state of California are required to have a permit to work. If you are under 18, do you have or are you able to obtain a valid permit to work? + Yes+ No+ I am over 18 years of age 09 This position requires the applicant to have access to reliable transportation to and from work. Are you able to meet this requirement? + Yes, I have access to reliable transportation.+ No, I do not have access to reliable transportation. 10 Do you have a driving permit or driver's license? + I have a driving permit+ I have a driver's license+ I do not have a driving permit or driver's license 11 Please select your highest level of education completed. + Currently enrolled in high school+ High school diploma or GED equivalent+ Some college, but less than 48 units completed+ Associate's Degree or at least 48 units completed+ Bachelor's Degree 12 How many years of experience do you have working and/or volunteering in recreation or a related field? + Less than 6 months+ 6 months or more, but less than 1 year+ 1 year or more, but less than 2 years+ 2 years or more 13 Please describe your work and/or volunteer experience in recreation or other related areas. (If none, please type N/A.) 14 How many years of experience do you have working and/or volunteering with older adults (adults ages 50+) or a related field? + Less than 6 months+ 6 months or more, but less than 1 year+ 1 year or more, but less than 2 years+ 2 years or more 15 Please describe your work and/or volunteer experience with older adults (ages 50+) or other related areas. (If none, please type N/A.) 16 Do you have current CPR and/or First Aid certifications? + I have both current CPR and First Aid certifications+ I have a current CPR certification only+ I have a current First Aid certification only+ I do not have current CPR or First Aid certifications 17 SENIOR PROGRAM INSTRUCTOR The next set of questions pertain to the available instructor positions. If you are interested in being an instructor, please answer the following questions. If you are not interested in an instructor position, please skip to question #24. SECTION 1: FITNESS Select all the areas below in which you possess knowledge, skills, abilities, or experience. Check all that apply. + Yoga+ Dance+ Stretching+ Aerobics+ Meditation+ Other Related Fitness Area 18 For each of your selections in FITNESS (question #15), please assign the most applicable of the following numeric codes: (IF NONE, TYPE N/A) 1 = I could assist with this activity, but do not possess the knowledge/experience to instruct others. 2 = With some training/guidance, I would be comfortable leading this activity. 3 = I am confident in my abilities to lead/teach this activity. EXAMPLE: Yoga - 1 Dance - 2 Aerobics - 3 Meditation - 2 19 SECTION 2: ARTS Select all the areas below in which you possess knowledge, skills, abilities, or experience. Check all that apply. + Panting/Drawing+ Crafting+ Flower Arranging+ Film/Photography+ Music+ Other Related Arts Area 20 For each of your selections in ARTS (question #17), please assign the most applicable of the following numeric codes: (IF NONE, TYPE N/A) 1 = I could assist with this activity, but do not possess the knowledge/experience to instruct others. 2 = With some training/guidance, I would be comfortable leading this activity. 3 = I am confident in my abilities to lead/teach this activity. EXAMPLE: Photography - 1 Music - 2 Crafting - 3 21 SECTION 3: TECHNOLOGY Select all the areas below in which you possess knowledge, skills, abilities, or experience. Check all that apply. + Computers/Internet+ Smartphones/Tablets+ Coding+ 3D Printing+ Radio/podcast+ Other Related Technology Area 22 For each of your selections in TECHNOLOGY (question #19), please assign the most applicable of the following numeric codes: (IF NONE, TYPE N/A) 1 = I could assist with this activity, but do not possess the knowledge/experience to instruct others. 2 = With some training/guidance, I would be comfortable leading this activity. 3 = I am confident in my abilities to lead/teach this activity. EXAMPLE: Coding - 1 Podcast - 2 Smartphones/Tablets - 3 23 SECTION 4: MISCELLANEOUS Select all the areas below in which you possess knowledge, skills, abilities, or experience. Check all that apply. + Gardening+ Nutrition/Meal Prep+ Other Miscellaneous Area 24 For each of your selections in MISCELLANEOUS (question #21), please assign the most applicable of the following numeric codes: (IF NONE, TYPE N/A) 1 = I could assist with this activity, but do not possess the knowledge/experience to instruct others. 2 = With some training/guidance, I would be comfortable leading this activity. 3 = I am confident in my abilities to lead/teach this activity. EXAMPLE: Gardening - 1 Nutrition - 2 25 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Do you have any relatives employed by the City of Long Beach? + Yes+ No 26 If you have any relatives that work for the City of Long Beach, please indicate their name, department, position title and relationship. 27 I certify that I have personally completed the information provided and that it is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any falsification may cancel any terms, conditions, or privileges of employment. + Yes+ No Required Question AgencyCity of Long BeachDepartment Parks, Recreation & Marine - (UC) Address 2760 Studebaker Road Long Beach, California, 90815 Phone (562) 570-3100 Website https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/longbeach Apply Please verify your email address Verify Email

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