Recreation Office, 1947 Center Street, 1st Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
TEL: (510) 981-5140, TDD: (510) 981-6903, FAX: (510) 981-5160
Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 9:00am-5:00pm
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Sports Jobs Announcements 2015
Now accepting applications for the Summer 2015 season!
Application Deadline: March 10, 2015
Attention High School Baseball Players
Come join the City of Berkeley Sports Programs and the exciting ranks of individuals who love the game of baseball and are dedicated to the development of youth in the field of baseball.
The City of Berkeley is recruiting individuals to become umpires for its Summer Youth Baseball Program.
Starting pay is $18.26 per hour
Print out and sign completed Employment Application.
The Sports Program provides quality sports activities to the diverse Berkeley community, offering opportunities to experience interpersonal growth, social development, improved physical and mental health, and to develop lifetime leisure skills for a healthier lifestyle. The Sports Program organizes, administers, and promotes competitive, recreational and development programs for youth and adults in the City of Berkeley throughout the year in baseball, basketball, and tennis, volleyball, softball, etc.
Sports Field Monitor
This position is responsible for routine site preparation for sporting events at ball fields, gymnasiums, and outdoor hard courts and performs related work as assigned.
Equivalent to graduation from high school. Must possess sufficient strength and stamina to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Sufficient playing experience in assigned sport to demonstrate an appropriate knowledge of the rules of play is desirable.
Must be able to travel to various locations within and outside the City of Berkeley to meet the program needs and to fulfill the job responsibilities. When driving on City business, the incumbent is required to maintain a valid California driver's license as well as a satisfactory driving record. Must be willing to work out of doors and must be willing to work afternoons, evenings, and weekends. Current CPR and First Aid certificate is desirable.
The City is currently looking for Sport Officials to officiate a wide variety of sports and athletic events at an assigned gymnasium, ball field or court.
Successful candidates must possess a high level of knowledge of the rules and regulations for particular sports and work without direct technical supervision. Sufficient officiating or playing experience to demonstrate knowledge of specific sports is desirable. Certification as an official in the specific sport is desirable. TB and fingerprint clearance required for employment.
Application Process (for all summer positions)
The City is now accepting applications for 2015 summer jobs. If you would like to be considered for open jobs you must:
- Download an application for any current job openings at www.cityofberkeley.info/recreation.
- Fill out application and complete supplemental questionnaire (if applicable) and sign them.
- In the "Employment Record" portion of the City’s application, list all your paid or volunteer experience, as it applies to the job. Examples include: camp counselor positions, babysitting jobs, youth coaching experience, leadership camps, youth mentoring programs, etc.
- In the “Relevant licenses, certificates, or training” portion of the City’s application, list all relevant certificates that apply to the job. Examples include: First Aid and CPR, Lifeguard, WSI, etc.
- Attach all required certificates with your application. (Please refer under “job requirements” for required certificates for the position you are applying for with the City).
You may mail or drop-off your completed applications to:
City of Berkeley, Recreation Division
1947 Center Street, 1st Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704
You may fax your application to (510) 981-5160.
Upon receipt, your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted by phone or email if you are selected for an interview
Candidates under serious consideration must provide proof of a recent negative T.B. test prior the beginning of the program or agree to get one as condition of employment. An original Social Security card is also required.
Fingerprinting Requirement: California state law requires that all recreation employees and volunteers having direct contact, supervisory or disciplinary authority over minors be fingerprinted as a condition of employment. Candidates under serious consideration for hire will be referred for fingerprinting.
Candidates under the age of 18 will require a work permit.
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