Recreation Leader V

Posted on November 30, 2012
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Recreation Leader V

Job Type: Part Time / Job Share, Contract / Freelance

Job Flexibility: Medium Flexibility

Location Requirement: USA – Pacific

General Area Of Expertise: Arts / Graphic Design / Photography, Clerical / Administration / Support, Sales & Marketing

Rate Wage: $18.00 – $21.88 Hourly

Job Description:

One of Northern California’s premier residential and business communities, Pleasanton is well regarded as an attractive and friendly city with active and involved residents, a wide variety of services, well planned business areas, a historic downtown and well-cared for homes in family oriented neighborhoods.

OUR VISION FOR THE ORGANIZATION

We believe in an organization that:
•Provides excellent customer service at all levels.
•Has a management team that leads by example, where strength of character, dedication, problem-solving and integrity count.
•Endorses continuous learning to assure employees have the skills to provide effective services and the training and education to prepare for career advancement opportunities.
•Fosters open and honest communication among all employees, across all departments and with the public.
•Is driven by clear objectives where strong performance is rewarded.
•Operates as one cohesive organization, not isolated departments, fostering collaborative interdepartmental partnerships with all employees for organizational and community problem-solving.
•Values all members of the organization and the community.

THE DEPARTMENT
The Community Services Department provides planning for the development and improvement of community service facilities. The Department also coordinates a variety of leisure and human services for Pleasanton residents. These services include sports and recreational activities for youth and adults, classes, cultural arts, special programs for children, senior citizens, and the disabled.

The Division: Civic Arts Presents is a program under the Civic Arts Division of the Community Services Department. The Civic Arts Division includes management of the Amador Theater and Firehouse Theater; arts and enrichment classes; environmental education; oversight of the public art collection and literary, visual and performing arts.

The Position:
The Civic Arts Presents program seeks a part-time Recreation Leader to work as a Marketing Assistant, with a supporting role in box office and front-of-house operations for the Firehouse Arts Center and Amador Theater.

The Position: Under direction from the Sr. Recreation Program Specialist, the Recreation Leader serves as community marketing assistant, while supporting theater ticketing services and “front-of-house” operations. Responsibilities include creating and managing a database of community businesses and organizations supporting the Firehouse Arts Center and Amador Theater; periodic box office sales and house management duties at the Firehouse Arts Center and the Amador Theater.

During the performance season, normally September through July, this position may be required to work evenings and weekends, as this are when most performances occur.

This is a part-time, temporary position, and cannot work more than 1,000 hours per fiscal year. It does not offer benefits, but does contribute to Social Security and Medicare. CPR and First Aid training and certification are required. Training can be made available as needed.

Typical Duties:
•Assisting with the development and implementation of Community Marketing Plan and sponsorship program.
•Updating Online Box Office Software (Seat Advisor).
•Becoming familiar with Box Office sales processes and procedures.
•Coordinating all group sales, discount and membership programs.
•Becoming familiar with House Management and Volunteer Coordination policies.
•Becoming familiar with the season’s performances, and answering questions about other performances in the local area.
•Assisting with other marketing and promotional tools as assigned.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will:
•Possess excellent customer service skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a professional appearance and demeanor.
•Possess strong organizational skills.
•Be proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
•Have experience with online based software programs.
•Have a creative mind for marketing.
•Be able to assist the public and City employees with tact and courtesy; establish and maintain effective working relationships with volunteer ushers and Theater staff.
•Awareness of local performances and community events is a plus.

The Selection Process:
The Selection Process: Applications will be reviewed by the Theater Recreation Supervisor as received. The most qualified applicants will be invited for an interview. A reference check will be conducted prior to making an offer. The selected applicant will be required to undergo and successfully pass a fingerprint check by the City prior to starting employment.

If you have questions about this position, you may contact Mr. Vogt at rvogt@cityofpleasantonca.gov or (925) 931-3456. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The qualifications of each applicant, as set forth in the employment application will be reviewed. The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an oral examination process, which may include certain practical and written exercises intended to assess the candidate’s ability to perform certain duties of the position.

Candidates will receive all communications by email regarding the recruitment process, which includes, but is not limited to, application status, testing dates, and interview scheduling. If you require special accommodations, please contact Human Resources.

All aspects of employment shall be without regard to sex, disability, race, political affiliation, religious creed, natural origin, or age. Reasonable accommodations will be made for disabled applicants. Please advise the Human Resources Office, in advance, of any special needs.

- Business Details -

Contact: Mr. Vogt

Business Name: City of Pleasanton

Phone: (925) 931-3456

Email: rvogt@cityofpleasantonca.gov

Website: http://www.ci.pleasanton.ca.us/

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