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Parks and Recreation Part Time Employee - GYMNASTICS INSTRUCTOR

Company: Government jobs
Location: Novato
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

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Application Deadline: Continuous Until Filled

The City of Novato is currently seeking gymnastics instructors to teach parent and child, preschool and recreational gymnastics classes. Ideal candidates will have prior experience working with children in child related services or youth sports instruction. Prior experience in gymnastics, dance, cheerleading, martial arts, or similar is a plus!

English/Spanish speakers encouraged to apply.

Gymnastics Instructors are part of the Recreation Leader classification of part-time hourly employees. While Gymnastics Instructor job responsibilities will be specific to classes/activities at the Novato Gymnastics Center, the Recreation Leader information is listed below.


Performs duties and tasks associated with recreational activities provided through the various programs, camps, classes, activities, special events, and assist users of City buildings, predominantly outside of normal business hours, perform tasks related to monitoring building usage and other tasks as assigned.

This is a part-time/temporary position.


Recreation Leader II: This is a position normally assigned to a specific event, program, class, activity, or facility on a seasonal and-or irregular hire basis. Class is distinguished from level III in the difficulty of activities assigned.

Recreation Leader III: This is the lead or more difficult task working level. Persons in this classification should be comfortable with working alone with minimal supervision as assigned.


Works under the direct supervision of the Recreation Supervisor and/or Coordinator responsible for the specific recreation program, camp, class, activity or event.

Example of Duties

Duties may include. but are not limited to. the following:

Recreation Leader I:

  • Assists in recreation activity leadership including but not limited to indoor and outdoor games, crafts, and special events for programs serving youth of all ages.
  • Assists in the instruction and supervision of recreational programs including but not limited to the following: camps, youth enrichment programs, youth athletics, gymnastics, arts & crafts, preschool, elementary and middle school programs.
  • Responsible for care and safety of equipment and facilities in their charge: enforces safety procedures for program participants.
  • Issues supplies and materials: does necessary field preparation for athletic events: acts as scorekeeper.
  • Communicates program information and provides general customer service.
  • May be assigned cashiering responsibilities at a supervised swimming pool. aquatic event, program, camp, class, special event or other activity for which a fee is being charged. Cashiering duties include receiving money. maintaining attendance forms verifying receipts.
    Recreation Leader II/III:

    • Instruction and supervision of recreational programs including but not limited to the following: camps, youth enrichment programs, youth athletics, gymnastics, arts & crafts, preschool, elementary, middle school, and adult programs, classes, activities, and events.
    • Communicates program information and provides general customer service.
    • Administers a general event, program, camps, class or activity at an assigned recreation site.
    • Monitor building/facility to ensure that the building/facility is used appropriately. that no damage is caused to the building/facility or its equipment. report and record any damage or incidents to the building, prepare appropriate Incident Reports, report and record any hazardous conditions/items in need of repair to the Custodial Supervisor and/or Recreation Supervisor.
    • Assist custodians in set-up and take-down of chairs and equipment for meetings. classes and events.
    • Provide customer service/assistance to building users, renters, participants, visitors as necessary. provide routine information on City activities and facilities, answer telephones.
    • May be responsible for opening and closing building.
    • May perform leadership role for events, youth athletic league coach, day camp, classes, programs, support responsibilities for adult athletic leagues or for the more complex tasks as assigned.
    • Responsible for care and safety of equipment and facilities in their charge.
    • Enforces safety procedures for program participants and subordinate personnel.
    • Maintains records and reports; provides information and assistance in program development.
    • Leaders with prior Novato recreation experience may provide training/guidance to new part-time employees.
    • May, for a limited period of time, assume duties of the Recreation Leader III in his/her absence. Typical Qualifications


      Recreation Leader I:
      Must be at least fourteen years of age. Demonstrate interest and ability in activity to be performed.

      Recreation Leader II/III:

      Must be at least sixteen years of age. Demonstrate interest and ability in activity to be performed.


      Recreation leaders working with youth groups must be certified free from communicable tuberculosis according to California State Law and provide the City of Novato proof of recertification on a four-year cycle. Must submit set of fingerprints to California Department of Justice in order to work with children under 18 years old. Must submit a valid workers permit. Must be certified in CPR and First Aid.

      Additional Information

      COVID Vaccination Policy

      Per City of Novato Administrative Policy 3.12, in order to ensure the City fulfills its primary function of protecting the health and safety of the community while also meeting its obligation to provide a safe and healthy workplace for employees, effective October 7, 2021, any person applying for a position with the City of Novato, whether full or part time, as a condition of employment must be fully vaccinated* for COVID-19 or have requested and received an exemption. All newly hired City employees must certify that they have been fully vaccinated* prior to their first day of employment, as a condition of employment.

      *To be fully vaccinated, 14 days or more must have passed from the date the employee received the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 series or a single dose COVID-19 vaccine.


      It is important to complete all required application materials, including the supplemental questionnaire and any required additional documents. All applications will be screened for completeness and possession of minimum qualifications. Qualified applications will be reviewed in detail to identify the most qualified candidates to continue in the selection process. As a result of the selection process an eligibility list of qualified candidates will be established to fill current vacancies.


      Only Online Applications will be accepted. To be considered for this exciting opportunity, candidates must complete an online application and the required supplemental questionnaire. The supplemental questionnaire is part of the application; please provide sufficient detail to enable your answers to be rated.

      APPLICATION DEADLINE: Continuous Until Filled

      Accommodation: Applicants who may require special assistance in any step of the selection process should advise Human Resources by emailing upon submittal of application.

      The City of Novato is an Equal Opportunity Employer

      This position receives no benefits

      01 I understand that as a condition of employment with the City of Novato I am required to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or have received an exemption; and will be required to show proof of vaccination prior to the first day of work to certify eligibility for employment; and that lack of vaccination or inability to verify vaccination status will result in termination or retraction of employment offer.
      • Yes
      • No

        * Required Question

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