THE POSITION: Leads and conducts recreation activities including arts, crafts, dancing, drama, games, and sports; maintains discipline on indoor and outdoor play areas, teaches and instructs youth in various games and rules of play; routine first aid in case of minor injuries; picks up supplies, sets up equipment, tables and chairs, etc.; and performs related work as required.


$10.63 per hour; work schedule is usually 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. during the summer months (June and July), and 1:30 - 5:30 p.m. during the school year. The program is housed on each of the elementary school sites during the school year and at local park sites during the summer months. The program is closed two weeks between the school year and summer and between summer and the school year. The City is a member of the California State Employees Retirement System (PERS); 2% @ 55 formula for classic/legacy members; 2% @ 62 formula for new members (as defined by PEPRA). Paid Holidays; The City does not pay into Social Security.

QUALIFICATIONS: Equivalent to graduation from high school with recreation, sports, and leadership experience and involvement in youth activities. Must be at least 18 years old, valid and appropriate California Driver’s license. First Aid and CPR certification is required within 6 months from date of hire.

THE PROCESS: Applications will be reviewed and evaluated; applicants who appear to be more qualified in terms of experience, education, and training will be invited to participate further. All applicants will be advised on their status in the selection process. The selection process may include written/practical examination, oral board interview, department interview, background investigation, post-offer medical examination, drug and alcohol screening, and any other testing that may be deemed necessary. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

APPLY: City of Dinuba, Human Resource Services, 405 E. El Monte, Dinuba, CA 93618, ph. (559) 591-5903. Filing deadline is July 28, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. A City application is required. Postmarks are not accepted.

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