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Park/ Recreation Senior Leader

The Position
Must be 18 years of age or older. Under general supervision the holder of the position is responsible for assisting in the development of planning, organizing, and implementing community recreation programs, facility supervision, knowledge in sports and aquatic related activities, and special events. Assists in planning and promoting recreation programs for youth and adults. Supervising entire individual sport programs, both youth and adult. Supervising part time staff, ability to handle staff development and training. Assists in planning, organizing, and supervising after school and day camp programs for children. Is responsible for set-up and monitoring of facilities. Must be familiar with City facilities, have excellent writing skills, good customer service skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with the public. Must have knowledge of the layout of various City facilities and working knowledge of equipment and accessories, such as: sound systems, alarms, and appliances. Must be able to provide front counter coverage as needed. Responsible for promoting safety and maintain order at recreation facilities during organized activities. Lead large groups, coach and teach a variety of recreation activities.. Maintains and prepares ball fields for City sports and programs. Prepare and supervise buildings for rental activities. Typical duties include but are not limited to: prepping fields for play or practice, setting up tables and chairs, picking up litter, emptying garbage cans, cleaning and restocking restrooms, opening and closing gates and unlocking doors at facilities, inspecting and closing facilities after use, setting alarms and monitoring lights. Greeting renters and answering facility questions. Ensuring facility rules and regulations are maintained throughout the rental period. Assists in adjusting use schedules based on unforeseen circumstances and rainouts. Coordinates field usage with field lighting and assists in maintaining the rain-out notification system. Assists in checking the operation of various equipment and tools necessary for the smooth operation of City facilities and fields, such as scoreboards, scoreboard control panels, base pegs, backstops, sports equipment, locks, field prep tools and the facilities in general. Assists in the facilitation of repairs as needed. Perform other duties as deemed necessary.

Must be: 18 years of age or older; familiar with general hand and power tools and their use; capable of following written and oral instructions; able to function in working in environmental conditions associated with this job. Must be able to perform heavy manual labor. Works independently to ensure proper field setup and scheduling for organized use of athletic facilities, gym sites, Aquatics Center and other facilities that may be reserved throughout the City of Brentwood. Coordinates recreation policies through day-to-day meetings with user groups and City staff. Position requires close cooperation with Recreation staff to coordinate hours of facility operation and set-up procedures. Under general supervision, maintains and prepares ball fields, buildings, and other landscaped facilities for general public use. Typical duties include but are not limited to: picking up litter, emptying garbage cans, cleaning and restocking restrooms and locker rooms. Raking, sweeping, digging, etc. Opening gates and unlocking doors at facilities. Checking alarm systems and inspecting and closing facilities after each use. Removing graffiti from all surfaces and painting buildings and facilities as needed. Checking and adjusting drinking fountains and other plumbing fixtures. Performing, and directing staff with, ball field, park maintenance and renovation needs. Performing new field layouts and striping for league sports and assists in all in-field grooming and lining operations. Providing on site coordination of daily field use for different teams and leagues. Adjusts use schedules based on unforeseen circumstances – calls and reschedules rain-outs. Checks field lighting and irrigation schedules to comply with use schedules. Assists in the development of field renovation schedules and orders material associated with needed maintenance. Checking operation of scoreboards and scoring computers and facilitates repairs in case of malfunctions. Assigns equipment to scorekeepers and checks them in after use. Setting up Gazebo and other park facilities for special events. Inspecting playground equipment and make needed repairs as necessary. Must be able to keep written documentation of repairs. Inspecting and performing routine repairs/maintenance to concession equipment, fences, gates, backstops, dugouts, benches, bases, locks and facilities in general and reports such needs. Makes sure all sites are safe for public use. Coordinates opening times of food concession with concession manager and ensures that facility meets all health code requirements at all times. Supervising/training volunteer groups and lesser classifications.


Minimum of one (1) year community recreation experience as a Recreation Leader or equivalent related experience, a valid California driver’s license, and be able to obtain certification in community CPR and standard first aid within 90 days of being hired. Computer experience is highly desirable. Ability to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight.


Minimum of three (3) years of increasingly responsible work in facility maintenance/management. Must have necessary skills to perform work, and use associated tools and equipment at City facilities. Must be familiar with athletic field layout, maintenance and renovation techniques, proper use and installation of all equipment associated with related use. Able to evaluate field conditions for playability and safety. Able to help set up guidelines and procedures for league use. Able to establish priorities and identify field development standards. Flexible and able to deal with the public in a positive manner. Ability to lift, carry, push, and/or pull moderate to heavy amounts of weight.

Must possess a valid California Driver’s License with a good driving record.

$14.22 – 17.28 per hour, no benefits

To comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, effective November 1986, all potential employees will be required to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or authorization to work in the United States.

Selection Procedure:
Required City application may be obtained from City Hall, 150 City park Way, Brentwood, CA 94513 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., by calling (925) 516-5188 or by accessing the City website at Applications for the position of Park/Recreation Senior Leader will be accepted until the position has been filled. Applications must be submitted to the Human Resources Division.

Applications will be screened and those applicants possessing the MOST DESIRABLE qualifications will be notified to participate in the examination process. The examination process may include a written test, hands-on computer test, oral interview, pre-employment physical examination, and/or background investigation.

The information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract and these provisions are subject to change.


Human Resources Division   
   (925) 516-5191
150 City Park Way   
   (925) 516-5409
Brentwood, CA 94513  
  (925) 516-5446