Recreation Trainee – Part-Time, Non-Benefited

Recreation Trainee – Part-Time, Non-Benefited
Organization City of Mesa
Location Mesa, Arizona
Job Type Part Time
Application Deadline Dec 15, 2022


The City of Mesa is excited to offer a one-time incentive payment of $2,000 for all full-time employees and $1,000 for part-time benefited and part-time non-benefited employees who are active City Employees on January 31, 2023.  To receive this one-time payment, new employees must have started their employment on or before January 31, 2023.  This payment does not apply to seasonal employees.  Join our team and start to work in time to receive this one-time payment!!

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 year-round positions that may work up to 19 hours per week.

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 10th grade (sophomore year).

Special Requirements.  Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid certification within 30 days of hire (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)

Application Link