Inclusion Senior Recreation Leader-CSS III Job at Davis, Yolo County, California

Inclusion Senior Recreation Leader-CSS III

City of Davis , California

Job Information 


Parks and Community Services

Mid Level


$15.38 - $16.15 Hourly

Application Deadline 


No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for these positions; paper applications will not be accepted

Position:   Inclusion Senior Recreation Leader (Summer Camps) - CSS III  
Under the supervision of the Inclusion Community Services Coordinator, the Inclusion Senior Leader position oversees planning, staff, and evaluations of the Inclusion program, including supervision of inclusion staff and volunteers, schedule coordination, and daily tasks and operations of the inclusion program.

Applicants must be energetic, enthusiastic, patient and flexible.  Must have experience working with children/youth/teens with disabilities in recreation settings.  Inclusion Senior Recreation Leaders must recognize the capability of all campers and possess an understanding that challenges and differences are encountered by all campers.   All applicants must have the ability to communicate effectively with program participants, parents and co-workers.
Experience and Training: Must have a minimum of two years of experience working in youth programs and supervising others, or an equivalent setting. Advanced education in recreation administration or similar coursework may substitute for a portion of the required work experience.  

Must be available to work Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (schedules vary) from June through August, attend evening staff meetings during the summer dates, and participate in mandatory trainings on June 5, with additional TBD trainings between June 1 – 12, 2021.    

Community Services Specialist III:  $15.38 – 16.15 per hour based upon experience       

Temporary Part Time, No Benefits. Applicants are screened according to experience relevant to this position. The most qualified applicants are invited to attend individual or small group interviews.  


Examples of Duties


  • Communicates with parents on a daily basis regarding participant behavior, injuries, and other relevant matters
  • Conducts interviews and collects documentation information on participants
  • Responsible for support schedule creation and other material distribution
  • Provide training to Inclusion Recreation Leaders utilizing support techniques provided by the Program Coordinator
  • Other duties include adapting activities, following inclusion or support plans, maintaining a safe environment and promoting a participant's success in a program 
  • Must attend weekly staff meetings
  • Assist Recreation Leaders in keeping work environments clean and organized
  • Maintain positive communications with parents, program staff and other members of the public


Typical Qualifications


  • Must be 18 years or older OR have education equivalent to the completion of high school.
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License.
  • Certified in CPR and Standard First Aid prior to the start of the summer camp program.
  • Ability to direct and delegate assigned tasks to subordinate staff as needed.
  • Ability to swim at a level considered water safe and be comfortable participating in pool activities.
  • Ability to demonstrate energy, enthusiasm, and creativity in the job position.
  • Ability to motivate and lead staff, volunteers and youth participants.
  • Having knowledge of recreation activities, child development, behavior management practices, staff supervision techniques, and community resources is desirable.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with program participants, parents and co-workers
  • Must be able to complete a list of other required online trainings prior to the start of the program, including but not limited to: Sports Concussion and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Protocols, Mandated Reporter, Sexual Discrimination and Harassment, COVID-19 Safety Protocols, etc.

Physical/Sensory Requirements:
Staff should be prepared to work outdoors, in various environmental conditions each week. Staff are required to wear a mask/face covering and should be prepared to demonstrate physical social distancing standards in line with current guidelines and requirements to keep all staff and participants safe. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  This is an active position requiring the ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, stand, walk and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 50 lbs.; verbal and hearing skills to effectively communicate with children and other staff; visual acuity to oversee projects, and make observations.  Work is done both indoors and out, with exposure to heat, often over 100 degrees, sun, noise, dust, pollens and slip hazards when near water. Potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens when rendering first aid.  



Supplemental Information

To Apply:  A City of Davis online employment application must be submitted to be considered for this position; paper applications will not be accepted. To apply, please go online at
Final Filing Date:  until the first 25 qualified applicants are received.  

PLEASE NOTE: All applicants will be notified via email.


The City of Davis encourages applications from qualified women and minorities. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, disability or sexual preference. 


Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and the provisions are subject to change.  According to the Federal Reform and Control Act, the City of Davis is required to hire only U.S. citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  

If you require accommodation during any phase of this recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources office at (530)757-5644 or TDD (530)757-5666.

The City of Davis has a no smoking policy for all city facilities.


23 Russell Boulevard

Davis, CA 95616