SF Recreation & Park - WORKREATION - School Year (9910)

  • 501 Stanyan Street, San Francisco, CA
  • Intern
  • Fill Type: Temporary Exempt
  • Work Hours: Other
  • Job Code and Title: 9910-Public Service Trainee

Company Description

The Recreation & Park Department is hiring multiple positions in job class 9910 – Public Service Trainee – Workreation Youth Employment Program – School Year 2021/2022.  Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.  Receipt of applications may close at any time, but not before October 12, at 5:00 PM.

Appointment Type:

This is a Temporary Exempt appointment. This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process, is considered “at will” and serves at the discretion of the Appointing Officer. 

Are you a student between the ages of 14 and 18? Do you enjoy working with youth? Do you love assisting customers? How about working outdoors? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then apply to work for San Francisco Recreation and Parks Workreation Youth Employment Program. Assignments include activities such as arts and crafts, sports, cooking, gardening, facility support and so much more. The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department's Workreation Youth Employment Program may be your ticket to a great school year!

Now in our 61st year, the WORKREATION program has offered local young people the opportunity to become a part of the workforce, tackle new challenges, learn responsibility and professionalism, and gain valuable job skills. There are many interesting and rewarding jobs that could benefit from your youthful energy, enthusiasm, special skills, and expertise.

Job Description

Assignments are in various neighborhood park and recreation center locations and include activities such as arts and crafts, sports, cooking, gardening, facility support and so much more.  The basic work week schedule is Monday through Friday or Tuesday through Saturday and up to 10 hours weekly.  Schedules will vary depending on the assignment and may include evenings and weekends. These positions are subject to budgetary constraints.

The school year program will run early January 2022 through mid-May 2022.

Employees must attend mandatory virtual workshops, trainings, and orientation sessions.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

1.     Applicant must be a currently enrolled high school student between 14 and 18 years of age as of December 27, 2021.  (Verification of age will be required); AND

2.     Applicant must possess a Social Security Card, valid picture identification, and documents that establish both identity and employment eligibility, such as a birth certificate, state issued proof of identity or proof of a legal right to work in the United States; AND

3.     Applicant must be a San Francisco resident AND currently attending high school in San Francisco during the academic year 2021-2022 (Proof may be requested at any time).

All applicants MUST be able to work at least 10 hours per week.

Successful candidates will be required to obtain a Work Permit. HOWEVER, students should NOT request a work permit until notified of a job offer.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Experience in leadership, volunteer work, participation in organized art or sport activities; ability to type, word processing and/or computer graphics skills; bilingual skills, including American Sign Language (ASL); strong verbal communication skills; ability to write well; participation in a sport, art, or day camp and experience working in ethnically and socially diverse communities are desired. Of particular interest is direct experience in recreation/aquatics, gardening or office/clerical work.

Note:  Late or incomplete application submissions will not be considered. Mailed, hand delivered or faxed applications will not be accepted.

Additional Information

Specific information regarding this recruitment is listed below:

Application Opening - October 1, 2021

Application Deadline - Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time, but not before 5:00 PM on October 12, 2021.

Compensation: $18/Hour

Virtual Interview Workshop: November 21, 2021 at 6:30 pm (For additional information and Zoom link access please call Atajinae Jarreau at (415) 831-6812 or email [email protected].)

Virtual Interviews:  Week of October 27, 2021

Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidates’ qualifications. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement in the selection process. Previous paid or volunteer experience with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department does NOT guarantee employment.

Supplemental Questionnaire:

Applicants submitting an application will receive a separate supplemental questionnaire form to complete. Supplemental questions are intended to assist us in gathering as much relevant and detailed information as possible in order to evaluate your application. 

Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco:

In line with the Official Public Health Order to slow the spread of COVID-19, “shelter-in-place” has been issued for all San Francisco residents that is expected to be in effect until further notice. As a result, Department of Human Resources (DHR)’s office (located at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103) is currently closed to the general public. 

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

Carol Isen - Human Resources Director

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

Carol Isen - Human Resources Director