Recreation Employment - Music and Arts Centers - Open Continuous

City of Portland | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 6/30/2022
Description


Portland Parks & Recreation is looking to hire Music and Art Center staff for year-round employment!


This recruitment is for positions held with Community Music Center and Multnomah Arts Center. This is an open continuous recruitment. The Community Music Center (CMC) for over 60 years has provided opportunities to learn about, make and enjoy music. Located in the heart of Multnomah Village in SW Portland for nearly 50 years, the Multnomah Arts Center (MAC) is one of the largest comprehensive community arts centers for visual and performing arts in the nation. MAC and CMC provide high quality instruction in the arts to all interested persons regardless of ability, age, race, religion, ethnic origin, or financial means, and are part of Portland Parks & Recreation’s Arts, Culture and Special Events division.


Customer Service Representatives and Attendants also play an important role in providing the public quality services in support of these arts programs. Knowledge of community arts and education are helpful but not required in these positions.


Positions include:

Find more information below about job types, locations of potential job openings, shifts, and salary ranges.



RECREATION AIDE - INSTRUCTOR (PARKS ACTIVITIES SPECIALIST)


Summary:



Instructor Level I, II and Specialized Arts Instructor

General Instructors Level I & II may prepare and present non-specialized arts/music instruction to preschool and youth or provide arts studio or music class technical support.


Specialized Arts Instructors prepare and provide individual lessons, classes, or other activities for specialized arts & music programs for any age group (see “Types of Instruction”, below). All instructors create a welcoming atmosphere, engage with park and facility guests, provides excellent customer service and are a resource for PP&R information. The position maintains clean facilities and/or park spaces, monitors use of space and needs of guests, is proactive in addressing potential safety concerns, upholds the PP&R code of conduct, communicates with supervisor, rangers, and security under established guidelines. The employee monitors participation and completes needed paperwork and record keeping and may be required to clean equipment and high-touch surfaces in the classroom.

This is a part-time position with flexible hours and may include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Work hours can be assigned verbally and depend on enrollment levels, needs of the program, and other factors. There is no guarantee of the number of hours needed each week nor the number of hours worked from week to week. Employees in these positions serve at will.


Note: Instructor positions are not union represented.


Ages:


Instructor (Must be 15 years old)


Wage Range:


Recreation Aide - Instructor I $14.40 - $16.40
Recreation Aide - Instructor II $16.45 - $21.45
Recreation Aide - Specialized Arts Instructor $21.00-$35.00


Training Wage:

Instructor training wage is $15.00 for all instructor positions.


Position/s:



Recreation Aide – Instructor I*


Types of Instruction: Arts Studio Technician I.


Locations: Multnomah Arts Center.


Shift Range: All operating hours.


*Instructor Level I are not required to have formal education/training or hold certifications in the program areas above.


Recreation Aide – Instructor II*

Types of Instruction: Arts Studio Technician II and Specialized Arts Instructor Assistant.


Locations: Community Music Center (music only) and Multnomah Arts Center (all arts instruction areas).


Shift Range: All operating hours.


*It is preferred for Level II - General Instructors to have formal education/training or hold a certification or equivalent in the program areas above.


Recreation Aide – Specialized Arts Instructor*

Types of Instruction: Private and group music lessons, ensemble/choir, specialized music (including culturally specific styles and genres), jewelry/metalsmithing, theatre, textiles, photography, drawing and painting, printmaking and book arts, literary arts, dance, ballet academy, studio/professional dance, woodshop, sculpture, and ceramics.


Locations: Community Music Center (music only) and Multnomah Arts Center (all arts instruction areas).


Shift Times: All operating hours.


*Prior to being hired you must have had 500 hours of instruction experience AND met one or more of the following requirements below: certification in a related field, certificate of completion for trade-related training or education program, 4-year degree or equivalent in a related field, or MA/MM in a related field. In arts areas or genres where a certification or degree is not common practice, then equivalent experience/training and regional/national reputation will be considered.




RECREATION ASSOCIATE - ATTENDANT


Summary:


Attendant I & II

Attendants monitor drop-in recreation activities or events in area of assignment. The position creates welcoming atmosphere, engages with park and facility guests, provides excellent customer service and is a resource to the public for PP&R information. The employee maintains clean facilities and/or park spaces, monitors use of space and needs of guests, is proactive in addressing potential safety concerns, upholds the PP&R code of conduct, communicates with supervisor, rangers, and security under established guidelines. The employee monitors participation and completes needed paperwork and record keeping.

This is a part-time position with flexible hours and may include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Work hours can be assigned verbally and depend on enrollment levels, needs of the program, and other factors. There is no guarantee of the number of hours needed each week nor the number of hours worked from week to week. Employees in these positions serve at will.


Note: Attendant positions are represented by Labors' (LiUNA) Local 483 - Recreation. To view, please go to the Labor agreements webpage and click on the appropriate link.


Ages:

Attendant I (Must be 15 years old)
Attendant II (Must be 18 years old)


Wage Range:

Recreation Associate - Attendant I $15.00 - $16.25
Recreation Associate - Attendant II $16.75 - $18.00


Training Wage:

Attendant training wage is $15.00 for all attendant positions.


Position/s:



Recreation Associate Attendant I: Facility Attendant

Facility Attendants maintains cleanliness and order of facility, stocks inventory, conducts set-up and take down of equipment for programs and rentals, physically moves items from space to space inside the facility and outdoors. Fosters an environment that is organized, safe, and welcoming. Basic knowledge of arts/music equipment needed, relevant to work site/area.


Locations: Multnomah Arts Center, Community Music Center


Shift Ranges: Can include weekday and weekend mornings, afternoon, and evenings.


Recreation Associate Attendant II: Event Host

Hosts create a welcoming atmosphere. Event hosts facilitate event set-up and clean-up and physically move equipment from space to space inside the facility and outdoors if applicable. Open and/or close and secure classroom or building. Works independently to monitor use of space and needs of guests. Is proactive in addressing potential safety, concerns, and upholds the PP&R code of conduct. Basic knowledge of arts/music equipment needed, relevant to work site/area.


Locations: Community Music Center, Multnomah Arts Center


Shift Ranges: Can include weekday and weekend mornings, afternoon, and evenings.





RECREATION ASSOCIATE - CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE


Summary:

Customer Service Representative

Responsible for providing quality customer service to everyone, either on site or over the phone, when representing Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) in a variety of environments, including, but not limited to, PP&R Centers/buildings, pools, parks, outreach events, schools, and other places where PP&R provides programs, activities and/or information sessions. This includes frequent interaction with the public and Portland Parks & Recreation staff. General relevant knowledge of arts/music is important for Arts Center representatives.

This is a part-time position with flexible hours and may include days, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Work hours are often assigned verbally and depend on enrollment levels, needs of the program, and other factors. There is no guarantee of the number of hours needed each week nor the number of hours worked from week to week. Employees in these positions serve at will.


Note: Customer Service Representative positions are represented by Labors' (LiUNA) Local 483 - Recreation. To view, please go to the Labor agreements webpage and click on the appropriate link.



Ages:

Customer Service Representative (Must be 18 years old)


Wage Range:

Recreation Associate - Customer Service Representative $16.50 - $19.25


Training Wage:

Customer Service training wage is $15.00.


Position/s:



Recreation Associate – Customer Service Representative

Customer Service Representatives complete registrations for activities and process and collect admissions for drop-in activities including art studios. Additionally, sell concessions, process payments, answer phones, provide clerical support, take messages, and support facility rentals. Assist with cleaning, activity equipment set-up and storage, and maintaining the facility throughout the day.


Locations: Community Music Center, Multnomah Arts Center


Shift Ranges: Can include weekday and weekend mornings, afternoon, and evenings.




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Why work at the City of Portland?

The City of Portland serves a population of over 650,000. Culture and solutions are our focus. We view every challenge as an opportunity to learn, improve, and share our experience. We are committed to removing barriers to resources, access, and opportunity.

The City is a believer in all people and continues to actively recruit and retain diverse top talent every day. If you are open-minded, interested, community-focused, and self-aware, please apply yourself at the City of Portland today.


COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
As of October 18, 2021, all City employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This is required for all positions at the City of Portland. Proof of being fully vaccinated is required by date of hire. You may request an exception, for health or religious reasons, from getting the COVID-19 vaccine at the time a position is offered.

Position not eligible for benefits.

The following minimum qualifications are required for these positions:
  1. Ability to promote a welcoming and friendly atmosphere.
  2. Knowledge of assigned recreation area.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people.
  4. Ability to recognize and respond to safety and emergency situations.
  5. Ability to problem-solve and respond to customer concerns.

Applicants must also:

  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per City/State mandate or have an approved exception by date of hire.

Submit only your work history and answers to the supplemental questions for review. Do not add documents not listed. If you pass the basic skills (qualifications) review, you will be placed on the equally ranked eligible list. You have 14 days from the date of the email result, to let us know if you disagree with your results. Read City of Portland Rule 3.01 for information. Additional review may be needed before the eligible list and/or final selection.


Application Instructions

Applicants must submit the following to be considered:

  1. Work History
  2. Answers to the Supplemental Questions

Work Experience: Fully describe your relevant work experience and/or any unpaid volunteer experience, making sure to explain how your experience demonstrates the qualifications listed in the "To Qualify" section above.


Supplemental Questions: Please answer all required questions.


  • Your work history and answers to the supplemental questions will be scored for this position. Incomplete work history and answers to the supplemental questions may remove you from moving forward.
  • Your answers to the supplemental questions should have details about your education, training, work experience or lived experience.
  • Your work history should support your answers to the questions.
  • Salary Range/Equity Pay Analysis: Per the Oregon State Pay Equity Law, your pay is determined based on the experience and education listed in your application. It is strongly encouraged to include any transferable experience (paid or unpaid regardless of how recent) to ensure your offer is reflective of all directly related and equivalent experience.
  • If you served in the military, you may ask for preference. More information can be found below. You may provide in your answers to the questions and resume, any skills gained during your service and how they relate to each of the required minimum skills for this job.

Please note, applications for this position must be turned in no later than the closing date and time of this recruitment. Applications must be turned in through the City's online application system. Do not attach materials not listed. E-mailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.


Next Steps:
  • After you submit your application to Government Jobs, it will be reviewed, and you will be contacted for an interview if a position opens and if you meet the qualifications.
  • You may be contacted anytime while this recruitment remains open as this is an open-continuous recruitment.
  • This recruitment will consider year-round employment. If looking for summer employment, please apply to the summer recruitment openings.
  • This recruitment will remain open until July 31, 2022.

Work Status: Must be a US Citizen or have documents that allow you to work within the US at the time of application.

Veterans' Preference: If you want to ask for Veterans' Preference, please add the following to your application:

  • Add a copy of your veteran document (DD214 or Veteran’s Benefit Letter)
  • Check the box that you are a Veteran
  • Check the box asking for veteran preference

ADA, Pregnancy, and Religious Request: If you would like to request a reasonable change when applying for this job, please contact the Recruiter below.

Equal Employment: No person will be looked at as unfavorable based on race, religion, color, sex, marital status, family status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or source of income. The City values diversity and wants everyone who is interested in working at the City to apply.


Language Pay Differential: Employees who speak one or more languages in addition to English and who use their language skill to assist the community, may receive additional pay. More about the process can be found here.


Did you know? We have How to Apply Classes that are free on how to apply to the City. Click the link for the list of dates: https://www.portland.gov/bhr/career-center/applying-city-jobs

Contact Information
Anna Morgan, Recruiter

Bureau of Human Resources

Anna.Morgan@portlandoregon.gov


An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Listing Type
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Categories
Arts | Government/Public Agency
Position Type
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Employer Type
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