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Municipality of Anchorage SEASONAL RECREATION SPECIALIST I - Range 7 / AMEA (5 Vacancies) in Anchorage, Alaska

SEASONAL RECREATION SPECIALIST I - Range 7 / AMEA (5 Vacancies)

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SEASONAL RECREATION SPECIALIST I - Range 7 / AMEA (5 Vacancies)

Salary

$30,617.60 - $39,020.80 Annually

Location

Anchorage, AK

Job Type

Seasonal / Part Time

Department

Parks and Recreation

Job Number

2022-07189

Closing

1/26/2022 10:00 PM Alaska

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Job Information

Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee.

These position are represented by the Anchorage Municipal Employee Association (AMEA) and are subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and the AMEA.

DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation

HOURS OF WORK: Hours Vary; Monday through Friday; Between 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Spenard Recreation Center: 2020 West 48th Avenue

These are seasonal part-time positions which have an approximate start date of January 25, 2022 and end date of July 25, 2022 and are scheduled to work 30 hours per week.

Example of Duties

Under supervision provide leadership and functional supervision to recreation, Volunteer and youth employment activities, organize daily activity elements and performs related work required. This is an entry level position that is distinguished from the higher classification level by its lack of managerial responsibilities. This position may be require to work outdoors in inclement and rugged terrain. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences

High school diploma, GED, or equivalent and three (3) months experience leading, directing, supervising, coaching, or teaching children and/or adults at a recreation facility, a childcare facility, a childcare program, camps, educational institutions, therapeutic recreational programs, team, organized youth programs, or other similar programs.

Must possess a current American Red Cross First Aid/CPR Certification

Additional Important Information

Preference will be given to returning Seasonal Employees who are eligible for Recall, and to any Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA) employees. AMEA employees who are successful in the screening process will be forwarded to the department for consideration prior to any non-AMEA applicants.

If selected for hire, the applicant must be capable of frequently bending, twisting, and kneeling. Applicant must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to fifty (50) pounds and work outdoors in inclement weather.

The Municipality of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of current American Red Cross First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certifications or the equivalent.

All required certifications must remain current for the duration of employment.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon satisfactory completion of a national criminal background investigation (AS 12.62.160) and (AS 12.62.400). Accordingly it will be necessary for the selected applicant to provide certain identification information and be fingerprinted. Fingerprint cards must be dated within 30 days from date requested. The processing fee of $48.25 plus the cost of being fingerprinted (variable), is the responsibility of the selected applicant and must be accomplished before beginning work.

If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory Municipal Employment Office conducted background check. A background check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.

Military Service Interview Preference:

Veterans or who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach to the application a copy of their DD Form 214, DD Form 256, NGB Form 22, or a letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs recognizing the person as a veteran. The attached documentation must show an honorable discharge or general (under honorable conditions) discharge. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

Individuals currently serving as a member in good standing in the National Guard or the organized military reserves who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach proof of current service to the application. Proof of current service can be shown by submission of a statement of service which, at a minimum, shows full name, date of birth, Social Security Number, date service began, branch of service, rank, name of command providing the information, and unit of assignment. The statement of service must be on a form or letterhead of the individual’s command organization and show the name, signature, title and contact information for the signer providing the statement of service. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

The Municipality of Anchorage is an employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.

Application Process:

Once applicants click on the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. Note: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.

For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Human Resources Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Alaska Standard Time.

The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.

For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571.

The Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees that may include:

Health / Medical Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Audio

  • Life Insurance

  • Dependent Life Insurance

  • Short Term Disability

  • Long Term Disability

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – Health and Dependent Care

  • Health Savings Accounts

Retirement:

  • State of Alaska Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) Program

  • 401(k) and 457 Savings Plans

Employer Paid Benefits:

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid Leave Plan

  • 11 Paid Holidays

For an overview of our medical benefit package go to http://www.muni.org/Departments/employee_relations/Pages/BenefitsSummaries (http://www.muni.org/Departments/employee_relations/Pages/BenefitsSummaries.aspx) .

01

In order to be considered, applicants must provide accurate and complete education and work history information in its entirety. The referenced information listed on the online application will be used to determine the applicant's qualifications toward meeting the minimum requirements for the position (e.g., if you list that you have 6 years of experience in a certain field, that experience must be easily identifiable on the 'Work Experience' section of your application).

Attaching a resume is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume" or any similar comment on any portion of your application may lead to you being disqualified for the position.

If the experience you reference in the below questions is not clearly included and described in your Work History section, your application will be considered not qualified for this position and you may be removed from consideration.

Do you understand, in order to be considered for this position, accurate and complete education and work history information must be provided?

  • Yes

  • No

    02

    Are you a current Municipal employee affiliated with the Anchorage Municipal Employees Association (AMEA) OR a returning seasonal employee?

  • Yes

  • No

    03

    Which of the following best describes your level of education?

  • None / Less than High School

  • High School Diploma / GED / Equivalent

  • Associate's Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Master's Degree or higher

    04

    How many months of experience do you have in leading, directing, supervising, coaching, or teaching children and/or adults at a recreation facility, a childcare facility, a childcare program, camps, educational institutions, therapeutic recreational programs, team, organized youth programs, or other similar programs?

  • None

  • Less than 3 months

  • 3 months to less than 6 months

  • 6 months to less than 9 months

  • 9 months to less than 12 months

  • 12 months or more

    05

    Do you currently possess a valid American Red Cross Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification OR have the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire?

  • Yes

  • No

    06

    Do you currently possess a valid American Red Cross First Aid Certification OR have the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire?

  • Yes

  • No

    07

    Will you be at least 18 years of age by January 25, 2022?

  • Yes

  • No

    08

    How many months of experience do you have in organizing and leading indoor and outdoor recreation programs for ages 6-12 years in a summer day camp setting?

  • None

  • Less than 3 months

  • 3 months to less than 6 months

  • 6 months to less than 12 months

  • 12 months or more

    09

    Tell us about your experience working with children or young adults.

    Required Question

Agency

Municipality of Anchorage

Address

632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 605 Anchorage, Alaska, 99501

Phone

(907) 343-4447

Website

http://www.muni.org/jol

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