Assistant Activity Manager Job at San Ramon, Contra Costa County, California

Assistant Activity Manager

City of San Ramon , California

Job Information 


Parks & Community Services

Mid Level


$17.10 - $20.52 Hourly

Application Deadline 


05/02/2021 05:00 PM PDT

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


Be part of the Sports Team! 

Sports Programs
Do you love sports? Are you a creative and enthusiastic person who thrives in a
collaborative, positive learning environment? Do you want to gain valuable work experience
and have fun? If so, consider becoming a team member for the City of San Ramon's Sports
Programs. The City's Sports programs provide structured athletic activities and recreational
opportunities for a variety of sports including officiating basketball, leading basketball
classes, gym monitoring various athletic programs, and/or being a scorekeeper at one of our
adult leagues! Position placement depends on experience.

What does a Sports staff do?

• Officiate, score keep and/or coach basketball league games for grades K-2
• Teach Little Dribblers basketball classes to participants ages 2.5-8
• Demonstrate recreation activities according to a prepared program
• Maintain a safe, fun environment
• Administer first aid as required and handle emergency or out-of-the ordinary situations
• Provide feedback and offer suggestions for improvements
• Set-up and clean-up facilities, gyms and fields for programs
• Field prep and score keeping adult sports leagues
• Open, close and secure facilities
The work schedule varies depending on the program schedule. Shift schedules vary
depending on the position and season. Shifts range from 3:30 p.m. -10:00 p.m. and
weekends from 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Schedules vary depending on the season. Members of
the Sports team may also have the opportunity to work special City events, weekends,
holidays, and shifts at other facilities.

Under general supervision, provides leadership and functional direction to a recreation program, activity or service; directs and/or leads the activities of a program, activity or service; organizes and implements program elements and oversees participants, and performs related work as required.

Receives direct or general supervision from assigned supervisory or management personnel. Exercises general supervision and provides training to other staff.
These are the journey-level classes in the Recreation Leader series within the Parks and Community Services Department. Assistant Activity Manager is distinguished from the Activity Manager class in that the latter exercises more independent discretion and judgment in matters related to work procedures and methods.
Positions in this series are flexibly staffed and are filled on a seasonal program-specific basis. Positions at the Activity Manager level can be filled by advancement from the Assistant Activity Manager level with 750 hours of experience and after gaining the knowledge, skill, and experience which meet the qualifications for and after demonstrating the ability to perform the work of the higher-level class.
Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Attends mandatory trainings and meetings.
  • Responds to questions by the public concerning programs and Department activities.
  • Supervises and engages with program participants.
  • Facilitates and implements recreation activities according to a prepared curriculum.
  • Maintains a safe program environment and facility.
  • Administers first aid as required and handles emergency or extraordinary situations by notifying the proper authority or responder.
  • Understands and implements departmental policies and procedures.
  • Keeps records and prepare reports.
  • Provides program feedback to supervisory or management staff.
  • Opens, closes and secures program site.
  • Plans and organizes program elements.
  • Supervises volunteers in program area.
  • Works in a lead position over entry-level staff and volunteers.
  • Assists with staff training.
  • Provides recommendations for curriculum development and changes.
  • Attends mandatory training and meetings with supervisory staff that outline changes or additions to the program policies and procedures.
  • Maintains the ability to have direct contact with supervisory staff during all shifts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Common sports, games and recreation activities appropriate for all ages.
  • Youth supervision and leadership techniques.
  • Concepts of program risk management and safe work practices.
  • Knowledge of Windows-based computer programs and working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability to:
  • Supervise and lead youth of various ages.
  • Communicate effectively and possess excellent interpersonal skills while interacting with program participants, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public.
  • Handle and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Provide reliable and dependable assistance to the assigned program areas.
  • Provide creativity and enthusiasm to the assigned program areas.
  • Work independently with minimal direction from supervisory staff.


Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Assistant Activity Manager:

  • Must be a minimum of 17 years old and have at least 500 hours of experience working with children in a day camp, child care program, youth program or summer camp, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
  • Appropriate clearances from background check/fingerprinting including documentation of a negative skin test for TB within the last two (2) years is required by time of hire.
Licenses and Certifications:
At the option of the City, persons hired into this class may be required to either possess at entry or obtain within specified time limits designated licenses, certificates or specialized education and training relevant to the area of assignment. Additional requirements may include, but are not limited to:
  • California Class C Driver's License;
  • First Aid Certification; and/or
  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification


Recruitment Process

Ready to Join the Team? Apply Now! 
The most qualified applicants, as determined by initial screening of applications, will be invited to participate in an interview.

Where Can I Obtain a CPR/First Aid Certification?

Resources for CPR/First Aid include, but are not limited to:

Adams Safety in San Ramon (
American Red Cross (
American Heart Association (
Heart Start CPR (

DISCLAIMER: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute a contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

The City of San Ramon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex origin or disability. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, should special accommodations be necessary at any stage of the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Division at (925) 973-2508.


7000 Bollinger Canyon Road

San Ramon, CA 94583