City of West Hollywood



Company: City of West Hollywood

Job description: JOB SUMMARY

The City of West Hollywood’s Recreation Services Division is seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals with a passion for working with the community in a recreation type setting. The ideal candidate will possess prior experience in assisting higher level staff in the oversight, instruction, and implementation of recreation/education type programs and activities. Experience in facility management, registration/reservation software, and social media coordination are preferred.

Number of work hours per week and work schedule vary depending on assigned program and facility coverage and may include evenings, weekends, and holidays. The City’s Recreation Services Division operates Sunday through Saturday from 8am to 10pm, hours may vary. Hours average about 20 hours per week but may vary depending on the season.

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Performs a variety of recreation functions, including: planning, organizing and overseeing recreation and educational programs; meeting with citizens and associations to discuss programs and provide information; coordinating rental of facilities; and completing various administrative reports.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (All responsibilities may not be performed by all incumbents.)

  • Plans, organizes, implements and oversees recreation and educational programs and special events, including: developing goals; surveying and researching programs; promoting programs by developing various publicity materials; meeting with citizens/associations; organizing leagues; scheduling tournaments; distributing equipment; coordinating facility use; billing participants and collecting fees; maintaining records; interpreting rules and regulations; settling disputes; teaching/facilitating classes; booking and accompanying groups on field trips; and providing first aid.
  • Monitors the park, park facilities and patrons, including: unlocking and locking park and facilities; inspecting facilities; enforcing rules and regulations.
  • Generates and monitors program budgets.
  • Performs customer service functions, including: answering phones and providing information; receiving and receipting fees and taking registration information; creating and distributing brochures, flyers, etc.; and completing cash reports.
  • Answers phone; takes messages; screens calls; determines nature and priority of calls; provides information to callers; receives citizen complaints; and directs calls and messages to appropriate staff member.
  • Orders and maintains equipment and program supplies; orders office and cleaning supplies.
  • Performs meeting and event set up and strike functions, including moving furniture and equipment and cleaning up.


  • Inspects locker rooms; reports safety hazards.
  • Disseminates a variety of information to various agencies, divisions, or departments via telephone, mail or FAX.
  • May serve as backup for other positions within the department.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Assist with recruiting and training part-time employees.


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED (desirable)
  • One year of coursework from college or technical school desired; and,
  • One to two years of progressively responsible related experience; or
  • Any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • CPR/First Aid Certification (desirable)


Knowledge of:

  • Recreation program development techniques and processes.
  • Public relations, promotions and marketing techniques.
  • Recreational trends.
  • Rules of a variety of sports.
  • First aid and CPR.
  • Sporting activities.

Skill in:

  • Planning various recreational events.
  • Facilities scheduling.
  • Leading and directing games and activities.
  • Instructing, officiating, coaching and supervising various recreational/athletic activities.
  • Using tact, discretion, initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.
  • Maintaining and performing routine repairs on all assigned equipment.
  • Organizing, assigning, leading and reviewing the work of staff, as assigned, during events.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing at the appropriate level.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations at the appropriate level.
  • Ability to learn to use a computer to perform the essential and important job functions.
  • Ability to learn and follow City and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Ability to identify, report and follow up on facilities maintenance issues.

While performing the essential functions of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects; ascend and descend stairs; maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching, or running; move about on hands and knees; bend body downward and forward, requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles; reach with hands and arms; speak and hear; and push, pull and/or lift up to 10 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in a normal office environment and at recreation facilities (parks) where there may be extreme temperatures, exposure to sun, dirt and/or dust.
  • The incumbent’s working conditions are typically moderately loud.
  • Working time may require irregular hours, various shifts, weekends, holidays and/or on-call status.

This class specification should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Any essential function or requirement of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be made for the incumbent/applicant when possible.

Condition of Employment:

All new or rehire employees, as a condition of employment, must within forty-five (45) calendar days of the date of hire, attest to their vaccination status and provide proof of vaccination or an exemption to the mandatory vaccination policy may be available for a medical, disability, or sincerely held religious belief. Masking and weekly testing (paid for by the City) will be required until proof of vaccination is provided, or the exemption process is completed. For details on how this is applicable to your employment, please contact Human Resources at 323-848-6860.

Expected salary: $19.22 – 24.55 per hour

Location: West Hollywood, CA

Job date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 23:50:05 GMT

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