Recreation and Parks
$16.66 - $16.66 Hourly
No Application Deadline
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Temporary exempt. Exempt employees are considered “at will” and serve at the discretion of the General Manager.
MISSION STATEMENT: The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department’s mission is to provide enriching recreational activities, maintain beautiful parks, and preserve the environment for the well-being of everyone in our diverse community.
ABOUT US: The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department manages and maintains more than 220 parks, playgrounds, and open spaces in the city, including two outside of city limits: Sharp Park in Pacifica and Camp Mather in the High Sierras. Our 4,100-acre system includes 28 recreation centers, 9 swimming pools, 5 golf courses and numerous athletic facilities, including sports courts, ball diamonds, soccer fields and gymnasiums. Included in the department’s responsibilities are Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower, the Marina Yacht Harbor, the Palace of Fine Arts and Lake Merced.
More than 2,000 talented individuals are part of our team, from gardeners, foresters, and recreation leaders to park patrol officers, custodians, electricians, painters and more. Our core mission, as it has been throughout our history, is to provide opportunities for San Francisco residents and visitors alike to gather, play, learn, relax, and enjoy nature in the city.
WORK ASSIGNMENTS: Work assignments may vary depending on the needs of the Department. Some positions may require working rotating shifts, evenings, weekends, and/or holidays. These as-needed/seasonal, temporary exempt appointments cannot exceed six (6) months or 1,040 hours (an initial threshold of 960 hours may be applied).
Successful candidates may NOT be guaranteed specific job placements, work site locations, or fixed hours. The Department may determine that some candidates must call for daily assignments based on business operational needs.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Under supervision, the Recreation Facility Assistant performs facility monitoring work, light office tasks, customer service duties, set up and take down of tables and chairs and occasional janitorial tasks.
This position performs the following essential duties:
These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.
Possession of a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED or High School Proficiency Examination) and
500 hours of recreation or facility monitoring
License and Certification:
Certification for First Aid within three (3) months of appointment.
- Ability to analyze situations, plan, organize, and research
- Ability to speak and write effectively
- Ability to follow instructions and to maintain working relations with fellow employees and the public
- Note: Each individual assignment may require different knowledge, skills, and abilities
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One South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103