The City of Dublin is seeking a creative and community oriented, self-starter to serve as Recreation Technician. Under the direction of the Recreation Coordinator-Special Events, this position is responsible for developing, organizing and overseeing a variety of recreational services, activities, and programs. The current vacancy is for a Recreation Technician who will assist with various community and special events, including the weekly Farmer’s Markets, seasonal event and large scale events, such as the St. Patrick’s Day Festival, which attracts over 50,000 visitors. This job requires a flexible schedule to work at evening and weekend events.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assists with the City’s recreation and community services programs which may include: aquatics, senior citizens, youth and adult sports, playgrounds, special events, camps, teens and preschool.
Provides on-site supervision and implementation of assigned program areas.
Assists with administrative tasks including the maintenance of records, files and other data.
Assists in preparing promotional materials including flyers, program brochures, newsletters and press releases.
Ensures that assigned program or event is operating in compliance with established health and fire department rules and regulations.
Monitors facilities and activities of users; secures facilities as required.
Issues equipment for recreational activities; prepares for special events such as dances and excursions.
Participates in assessing supplies needed for events and requisition additional supplies as needed.
Assists in the assurance that City recreational activities start and finish in the prescribed manner and time frames.
Assists responsible staff to prepare for upcoming recreational events.
Notifies participants for scheduling events and registration requirements.
Coordinates recruitments, recommends for employment, trains, supervises and evaluates volunteers and temporary part-time staff.
Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school, supplemented by college courses in community services, recreation program management, gerontology, or a related field. Graduation from an accredited community college with an AA degree, which includes courses in recreation, community service administration, gerontology, or a related field, is preferred.
Education/Training: Two years’ experience performing entry level work in Parks and Community Services and/or Recreation programs.
Licenses/Certificates: Possession of a valid California Class C drivers’ license and Certificate of Automobile Insurance for Personal Liability. Certification in CPR and First Aid preferred.
This classification is designated as a Mandatory Reporter; Completion of Mandatory Reporter training is required within one month of employment.
About City of Dublin
The City of Dublin is located in eastern Alameda County, approximately 35 miles southeast of San Francisco. The City was incorporated in 1982 with a population of 49,890 within 14.59 square miles. Dublin’s strategic “crossroad” location at the intersection of Interstate 580 and 680 has made the City freeway close and conveniently accessible to the Bay Area with two BART stations. COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY SERVICEThe City of Dublin is continually striving to enhance the services provided to our customers. The City organization is committed to creating a challenging and rewarding environment in which all employees representing the City are motivated to respond to the needs of the City’s customers. In setting high standards for ourselves, we take pride in:•Being a responsive and proactive City team, in touch with the changing needs and expectations of the Dublin community.•Providing the highest level of quality service in all City programs and activities.•Promoting a “can do” attitude using common sense along with technical/professional knowledge.•Being committed to high professional standards. A professional attitude encourages an objective approach to analyses of issues.•Providing information and resources to our customers in a friendly and helpful manner.
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