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Senior Recreation Leader - Noontime Program
Type: Part Time
Salary/Pay Rate: $11.50 to $13.50 per hour
Posted Date: 1/13/2014
Deadline to Apply: 5/12/2014

City of Cupertino Employment Opportunity

Parks and Recreation Department, 10185 N. Stelling Rd., Cupertino, CA (408) 777-3120
Human Resources, 10300 Torre Ave., Cupertino, CA (408) 777-3227

Senior Recreation Leader
(Noontime Program)

The City of Cupertino Parks and Recreation Department has openings in the following programs: Elementary/ Middle School Noontime.

POSITION:  Senior Recreation Leader (part-time temporary, non-benefited position, maximum 995 hours per fiscal year)

HOURS PER WEEK:  4 to 10 (Approximate schedule: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm)

SALARY RANGE:  $11.50, $12.00, $12.50, $13.00, $13.50 per hour *Salaries subject to change 

FINAL FILING DATE: Open until filled.

DEFINITION:  Under supervision, Senior Recreation Leaders plan, organize and supervise all recreational activities for Noontime Program and do related work as required.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Senior Recreation Leaders are responsible for the overall promotion, organization, and leadership of recreation activities at Elementary and Middle Schools during lunch recess. Typical activities include, but are not limited to: arts, crafts, sports, games, contests, and special events. The Senior Leader may supervise Recreation Leaders and ensure that the assigned program meets the needs and interests of the participants while also maintaining good relations with other employees, school faculty, and other concerned groups.

Must be at least 16 years of age; must be CPR and First Aid certified; must have a high school diploma/GED and 500 HOURS of related work experience; such as: facilitating recreation/educational classes, recreational camp experience for youth/teens, experience in a daycare setting. College-level courses in education and/or recreation are desirable. The Senior Leader must have knowledge of safety precautions, the ability to supervise staff and maintain discipline with program participants, and prepare clear and accurate reports. A valid California Driver's License is desirable. The Senior Recreation Leader must be able to manage time effectively, show work initiative, and work independently.


Applications may be picked up and returned to the following offices or applicant may submit an application online via

Cupertino Parks and Recreation Department
10185 N. Stelling Road
Cupertino, CA 95014

Cupertino Human Resources Division
10300 Torre Avenue
Cupertino, CA 95014


SELECTION PROCEDURE: Applicants will be screened by: A) a review of their written application; B) an oral interview; and C) State law requires that if your position will bring you into contact with minors (i.e., those under 18), you must complete a fingerprinted criminal history records check. D) Successful applicants will also need to show proof of current T.B. test. E) Successful applicants must have current CPR and First Aid certification within six months of hire date*. F) Successful applications may need to provide a DMV printout of their driver record prior to their Human Resource appointment. All applications must be typewritten or handwritten in black ink. 

The City of Cupertino is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of a person’s race, religion, color, sex (including gender and pregnancy), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics, and physical or mental disability. Candidates with a disability, which may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process, should advise City of Cupertino Human Resources upon submittal of application. Documentation of the need for accommodation must accompany the request.

Applications accepted until all positions are filled

*If you are offered a position, CPR and First Aid certification and re-certification training will be offered to employees. Possible training dates will be discussed with employees.

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