Recreation Instructor I/II

Apply NOW for these part time positions with the Recreation Division. These positions will be filled as soon as possible, so please apply immediately. The current openings are utilized part-time, throughout the year for fall and winter sports programs, spring and summer sports programs, summer camps, and various other openings within Recreation.

If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted directly by the Department. Positions may include day, evening, holiday and weekend shift work and require work in the sunlight and the elements.

Minimum age for any position is 16. All new employees will be subject to drug/alcohol screening, TB testing, and will be fingerprinted prior to beginning work. Required certifications must be submitted prior to employment.

Recreation Instructor I/II $17.12-$24.08/hour
MLK Jr. Program Staff (Recreation Instructor I/II)- MLK Jr. After School Program

MLK Jr. program staff (Recreation Leader/Instructor):
Must possess the desire and ability to work with youth from elementary to high school age. Be a positive role model to improve the lives of youth in a recreational and educational environment.
Candidates must have a desire to work with children and adolescents, be self-motivated, take initiative, and work well as a team.

Education, Experience and Special Requirements:
Typical education would include high school diploma or equivalent, or current enrollment as a student, and some experience or knowledge in the assigned activity.
Typical experience would include some experience as a participant, coach, official, or advisor in the assigned activity.
Possession of the appropriate California driver’s license is highly desirable, but not required.
Must possess or be willing to acquire valid Basic First Aid Certification and CPR/AED Adult with CPR Child/Infant Certification.

What to expect from the Application and Exam Process:

You will receive notifications pertaining to this recruitment at the e-mail and text message number provided on your application. Email correspondence may go to your spam or junk mail folder.

Examination Process: An oral board interview, written examination, practical exercise, or any combination thereof, will be administered.

This recruitment will add to an existing eligibility list that may be used to fill current and future vacancies.

Selection Process: Final appointment is contingent upon:
Passing a city paid fingerprint criminal conviction check.
Passing a pre-employment medical exam and drug and alcohol screening test.
Veteran’s Credit: Applicants who attach a copy of the DD-214 to their application indicating “Honorable Discharge” from military service and receive a passing score on the examination process will have two (2) additional points added to their final examination score.

The City of Redding adheres to Cal/OSHA COVID-19 requirements.