Recreation Employment - SUN Community Schools - Open Continuous

City of Portland | Portland, OR

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Posted Date 6/30/2022
Description


Portland Parks & Recreation is looking to hire SUN Community School staff for year-round employment!


SUN (Schools Uniting Neighborhoods) Community Schools are an extended day of school, providing academic support and enrichment classes to students who reside in Multnomah County. SUN works in collaboration with Multnomah County, Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R), six school districts including: Centennial, Reynolds, Parkrose, David Douglas, Gresham–Barlow, and Portland Public School Districts. Currently there are 92 SUN Community School Sites, eleven are operated by PP&R. SUN seeks to support Black, Indigenousness, People of Color (BIPOC), Immigrants & Refugees, those experiencing poverty or houselessness and individuals with disabilities. SUN not only supports the youth but their families as well, the goal is to create self-sufficiency for the family unit.
SUN Community Schools offer extended-day activities, camps, evening enrichment classes for youth and adults, including fitness, sports, arts, and more. This recruitment is for positions held within Alice Ott, Arleta, Beaumont, Centennial, Faubion, Grout, Lane, Mr. Tabor, Parkrose, Roseway Heights, and Sitton SUN Community Schools. This is an open continuous recruitment and intended for year-round employment.

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

Positions include:

Click hereto view the minimum qualifications.



RECREATION ASSOCIATE - COUNSELOR


Summary:



Counselor I, II, & III

Counselors organize, plan, and lead a variety of activities including art, crafts, music, performance, science, games, nature, and sports in addition to supporting the physical, social, and cognitive development of preschool and school-aged participants. Positions will be responsible for maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth, consistently modeling appropriate behavior, maintaining accurate program records, and performing maintenance duties as assigned.


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: Counselor 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:


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

Counselor III (Must be 18 years old)


Wage Range:


Recreation Associate – Counselor I $15.00 - $16.25
Recreation Associate – Counselor II $16.25 - $17.50

Recreation Associate - Counselor III $20.25 – 23.00


Training Wage:

Counselor training wage is $15.00 for all counselor positions.


Position/s:



Recreation Associate – Counselor I: Extended Day Program


Counselor I: Help with extended-day school programming and instructions.


Locations: Alice Ott, Arleta, Beaumont, Centennial, Faubion, Grout, Lane, Mr. Tabor, Parkrose, Roseway Heights, and Sitton SUN Community Schools.


Shift Range: Weekday afternoons and evenings.


Recreation Associate – Counselor II: Extended Day Program


Counselor II: Help with extended-day school programming and instructions. Participates in program leadership and provides direction to counselor I staff.


Location: Alice Ott, Arleta, Beaumont, Centennial, Faubion, Grout, Lane, Mr. Tabor, Parkrose, Roseway Heights, and Sitton SUN Community Schools.


Shift Range: Weekday afternoons and evenings.


Recreation Associate – Counselor III: Extended Day Program


Counselor III: Help with extended-day school programming and instructions. Participates in program leadership and provides direction to counselor I staff. This position is for certified or licensed teachers who instruct academic curriculum-based classes in SUN Community School programs.


Location: Alice Ott, Arleta, Beaumont, Centennial, Faubion, Grout, Lane, Mr. Tabor, Parkrose, Roseway Heights, and Sitton SUN Community Schools.


Shift Range: Weekday afternoons and evenings.


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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.

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

Greet (take attendance), assist and monitor participants in person and/or over the phone and develop rapport with youth and parents. Assist completing registrations for activities, provide clerical support, and track attendance reporting. Help provide resources for families, e.g., food, energy, housing, and other assistance. Provide support to the meal service delivery administered by the school district Nutrition Services Department. Assist with cleaning and maintaining the facility through the day. Open and close the facility and/or activity area.


Locations: Alice Ott, Arleta, Beaumont, Centennial, Faubion, Grout, Lane, Mr. Tabor, Parkrose, Roseway Heights, and Sitton SUN Community Schools.


Shift Ranges: Weekday mornings, afternoons, and evenings.



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RECREATION AIDE - INSTRUCTOR (PARKS ACTIVITIES SPECIALIST)


Summary:

Instructor I, II, & III, and Specialized Arts Instructor

Instructors prepare and present introductory lessons/activities for programs and classes for preschool and youth. Areas of assignment are as follows: messy art, cooking, dance exploration, music exploration, sports and movement, tumbling and dance exploration. Creates welcoming atmosphere, engages with park and facility guests, provides excellent customer service and is a resource for PP&R information. 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. 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: 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 – Instructor III $18.50-$23.50

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: Messy art, movement & tumbling, music exploration, sports, dance exploration, cooking and other enrichment classes. Class instruction is predominately for youth and teenage participants.


Locations: Alice Ott, Arleta, Beaumont, Centennial, Faubion, Grout, Lane, Mr. Tabor, Parkrose, Roseway Heights, and Sitton SUN Community Schools.


Shift Range: Weekday afternoons and evenings.


*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: Dance- ballet, tap, hip hop, jazz; art; music exploration; fencing; martial arts; language – Mandarin, ASL, ESL, etc.; archery; skateboarding. Class instruction is predominately for youth and teenage participants.


Locations: Alice Ott, Arleta, Beaumont, Centennial, Faubion, Grout, Lane, Mr. Tabor, Parkrose, Roseway Heights, and Sitton SUN Community Schools.


Shift Range: Weekday afternoons and evenings.


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


Recreation Aide – Instructor III*

Types of Instruction: Gymnastic classes for all ages. Class instruction is predominately for youth and teenage participants.


Locations: Alice Ott, Arleta, Beaumont, Centennial, Faubion, Grout, Lane, Mr. Tabor, Parkrose, Roseway Heights, and Sitton SUN Community Schools.


Shift Times: Weekday afternoons and evenings.


*It is preferred for Level III to have formal education/training or hold certifications specifically in gymnastics.


Recreation Aide – Specialized Arts Instructor*

Type of Instruction: Private or group music lessons, music ensemble & choir, jewelry/metalsmithing, theatre, textiles, photography, drawing & painting, printmaking & Book Arts, literary arts, ballet academy, studio/professional dance, woodshop & sculpture, and ceramics. Class instruction is predominately for youth and teenage participants.


Locations: Alice Ott, Arleta, Beaumont, Centennial, Faubion, Grout, Lane, Mr. Tabor, Parkrose, Roseway Heights, and Sitton SUN Community Schools.


Shift Times: Weekday afternoons and evenings.


*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, and/or MA/MM in a related field.


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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.


Positions are not eligible for benefits.

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The following minimum qualifications are required for this position:

  1. Ability to promote a welcoming and friendly atmosphere.
  2. General 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 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 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 questions will be scored for this position. Incomplete work history and answers to the job 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
Tamela Ressler, Recruiter

Bureau of Human Resources

Tamela.Ressler@portlandoregon.gov


An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

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