Recreation Trainee – Part-Time, Non-Benefited (Seasonal and Year-Round)

Recreation Trainee – Part-Time, Non-Benefited (Seasonal and Year-Round)
Organization The City of Mesa Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities Department
Location Mesa, Arizona
Job Type Seasonal
Application Deadline Aug 29, 2024
This classification has been designated as a non-benefited, non-classified, non-merit system, at-will position. 

The City of Mesa is currently recruiting part-time Recreation Trainees for the summer season as well as year-round opportunities.  The summer season positions may work 25 – 38 hours per week between May 2024 through August 2024.  Year-round opportunities may work 19 hours per week throughout the year.

A Recreation Trainee performs a variety of routine tasks involving equipment setup, observing and/or assisting participants in recreation activities, assisting with maintaining order, providing information about building rules and department activities to participants, and maintaining facilities/assisting with custodial activities.

Please refer to the link below for the full job description and additional information regarding assignments, preferred qualifications, and essential functions. 

Qualifications & Requirements

Employee Values:  All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City’s shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualifications Required.  Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to completion of the tenth grade (sophomore year).

Special Requirements.  Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid certification within 30 days of hire or promotion date (by assignment).  Valid Department of Economic Security fingerprint clearance card level 2 within 30 days of hire (Adaptive Assignment).  Department of Economic Security Article 9 certification within 30 days of hire (Adaptive Assignment).  Protective Behaviors certification within 30 days of hire (Adaptive Assignment).

Substance Abuse Testing.  Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures.

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications.  Some experience related to the assigned program area is preferred.  CPR and First Aid certification is desirable.  Experience organizing and conducting activities for individuals with developmental disabilities (Adaptive Assignment).  Experience developing and documenting participants’ established goals and objectives through an Individual Service Plan (ISP) (Adaptive Assignment).  Positive behavior certification (Adaptive Assignment).

Link to Job Description (Download PDF reader)
City of Mesa
PO Box 1466Mesa, Arizona, 85211-1466

Application Link