Recreation Leader II – Vista del Camino Food Bank

City of Scottsdale, Arizona
September 17, 2023
Scottsdale, AZ
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About the Position:
The full-time Recreation Leader II at the Vista del Camino Community Center is an assignment specific to food bank duties where the work schedule can vary depending on the needs of the facility. This position requires flexibility between the days of Monday-Friday and within the operational hours of 8:00am-5:00pm and does not require working holidays. This position provides excellent customer service to the public by responding to the needs of Scottsdale residents by fulfilling food box appointments and interacting with clients daily. Additionally, this position requires the ability to lift and move objects up to 50 pounds and operate a motorized vehicle for food pickups and other equipment. Experience with coordination of programs and services as well as with the utilization of a personal computer for inputting into a client database and for the creation of reports, is highly preferred. The ability to acquire a food and safety handlers' card upon hire is required.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • No education required for this position.
  • A minimum of six months experience in a customer service position.

Licensing, Certifications, and Other Requirements

  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver's license with no major citations within the past 39 months prior to the start date. The Arizona Department of Motor Vehicles requires that out-of-state driver's licenses must be surrendered within 10 days of relocating to the State of Arizona.
  • Successfully complete driving training, first aid, and safety classes.
  • A valid food handler's license ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire or promotion is required for the Concessions Assignment.
  • Every person employed by the City of Scottsdale shall reside in the State of Arizona during his or her active employment by the City, regardless of whether the employee is approved to remote work.

Other pertinent licenses and/or certifications may be required of some positions depending on division/department/section assignment.

Essential Functions

• Communicates effectively in person and on the telephone with patrons and/or program participants.
• Functionally observes volunteers, paid staff, and contract workers.
• Sets up, tears down, and cleans up for special events, projects, and programs.
• Uses personal computer to prepare quality written documents including accident and incident reports, event flyers, emails, and electronic timesheet.
• Drives a motor vehicle to pick-up and/or deliver materials for special events and programs.
• Leads a team or project including coordinating daily activities of staff.
• May be expected to 'stand in' in the absence of management.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position or that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Move objects up to 50 pounds a long distance (greater than 20 ft.), such as setting up tables, sound and lighting equipment, booth frames, and lifting trash bags.
  • For some assignments, be able to lift up to 50 pounds, bend, stoop, stand for long periods of time, requiring repetitive arm/hand movement.
  • Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the elements.
  • Visual and muscular dexterity to enter data or information into a terminal, personal computer, or other keyboard device.
  • Operate a motorized vehicle.

Benefits Highlights:
The City of Scottsdale offers a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • 12 Paid Holidays, which includes 1 Floating Holiday
  • Vacation Accrual; starts at 10.3 hours/month
  • Sick Leave Accrual; 8 hours/month
  • Medical (which includes behavioral health coverage), Dental and Vision Benefits
  • City Paid Basic Life Insurance (equal to one times employee annual salary); option of Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement; $2,500/year
  • Participation in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) Defined benefit plan with mandatory employer and employee contributions currently at 12.29% which includes a Long-Term Disability benefit
  • Supplemental Retirement Plans through Nationwide; 457
  • Pet Insurance
  • Bilingual pay compensation

Please visit the Benefits Information page for more information.

Selection Process:
The application and supplemental questions are an integral part of the selection process and must be completed in full in order for you to be considered as a candidate. Please complete each section and answer all questions as thoroughly as possible. DO NOT state "See Resume" in lieu of answering. Unanswered questions, incomplete responses, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process.

Applicants whose education, training and experience most closely meet the needs of the position may be invited to participate in a selection process that may include a panel interview. Successful candidates will receive a post-offer, pre-employment background screening that may include:

  • Fingerprinting search of the national FBI Database
  • Criminal Background screening
  • Drug Screen
  • 39-Month Motor Vehicle Department Records Check

The City of Scottsdale reserves the right to change this process at any time, potentially without advance notice.

PLEASE NOTE: Years of experience are based on a work schedule of 2,080 hours per year for full-time positions and 1,040 hours per year for part-time positions, and while work experience may substitute for education on a year-for-year basis, depending upon the job classification, education may not be substituted for work experience.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: It is the policy of the city to provide employment opportunities to all persons based solely on ability, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.
When advised, reasonable accommodations will be made in order for an "otherwise qualified applicant" with a disability to participate in any phase of the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resources to request an accommodation. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting HR at (480) 312-2491. Requests should be made 24 hours in advance or as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. For TTY users, the Arizona Relay Service (1-800-367-8939) may contact HR Receptionist at (480) 312-2491.
T his position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.
Closing Date/Time: 9/22/2023 11:59 PM Arizona

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