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Recreation Leader II - Building Attendant

Company: City of Santa Maria
Location: Santa Maria
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Interview Date: TBD

Desired Start Date: ASAP

Please see the SELECTION PROCESS below for required attachment(s) to the electronic application. Applicants will not be able to "submit" the application, without first electronically attaching the required documents.

If you have further job-related questions please contact staff in the Recreation and Parks Department at 805-925-0951 x2260. If you are experiencing any technical (computer related) difficulties, please call the NEOGOV help line for technical assistance at 1-855-524-5627.

Under general direction of assigned supervisor, Recreation Leader II plans and leads recreation and sports activities for all ages, while Building Attendant works safely with cleaners and other light janitorial chemicals and equipment. Incumbents may be assigned to different areas of responsibility and qualifications with separate "working" job titles. This classification is currently in multiple divisions and departments across the City. Supervision is not normally a responsibility of this classification, but may act as lead worker for temporarily assigned employees, or special projects.

The Recreation Leader II/Building Attendant position is an individual contributor role that providesTheir role enables Santa Maria residents to enjoy safe, beautiful and well-maintained parks and facilities.



The City of Santa Maria is a full-service City with a City Council/City Manager form of government with over 700 employees, an annual budget of approximately $222 million for FY 2020-21 and serves approximately 108,000 constituents. The City of Santa Maria is located on the beautiful central coast of California and covers over 23 square miles. The City has a harmonious balance of maintaining coastal and agricultural lands while promoting business. Santa Maria has been recognized nationally as an All-America City by the National Civic League and offers reasonably priced housing, community festivals, quality schools, and is in close proximity to beaches, cultural arts, a local airport, wineries, and higher education institutions.


  • Dedicated to providing excellent customer service
  • Motivated
  • Positive/Can Do Attitude
  • Team player
  • Excellent communicator
  • Detail & solution oriented
  • Spanish speaking skills are highly desirable

These duties are a representative example; position assignments may vary depending on the business needs of the department and organization. This position:

  • Positions assigned to Building Attendant may be responsible for:
  • Performing general cleaning and light custodial functions in the upkeep of assigned areas in City building.
  • Cleaning restrooms; refilling soap and paper dispensers; emptying and cleaning waste containers regularly.
  • Locking and unlocking doors to ensure security of buildings and related areas; activating/deactivating alarms.
  • Checking for and reporting fire and safety hazards; reporting graffiti.
  • Setting up tables, chairs, and other equipment for meetings and special events.

Monitors safe use of City facilities and equipment.Scope of assigned area will depend on departmental structure and is at the discretion of the Director.

  • Upholds the values of the organization and has strong customer service orientation.
  • Performs other related projects and duties as assigned.
  • Demonstrates regular, reliable and punctual attendance.


Individual Contributor:

Incumbents should have a solid foundation of the following core competencies identified by the organization to be essential and listed in order of importance (click the hyper link to see the full definition Individual Contributor Competencies):

  • Team Player - Effective performers are team oriented, share resources, respond to requests, and support a spirit of cooperative effort.
  • Customer Orientation - Effective performers are in touch with community needs and review the organization through the eyes of Santa Maria residents. They go out of their way to anticipate needs.
  • Integrity - Effective performers think and act ethically and honestly, take responsibility for their actions and foster a work environment where integrity is rewarded.
  • Composure - Effective performers maintain emotional control, even under ambiguous or stressful circumstances, and demonstrate emotions appropriate to the situation.
  • Functional/Technical Expertise - Effective performers are knowledgeable and skilled in a functional specialty (e.g., finance, public works, planning, information technology, human resources, etc.), and remain current in their area of expertise.
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making - Effective performers identify problems, solve them, act decisively, and show good judgment.
  • Learning Agility - Effective performers continuously seek new knowledge, are curious, learn quickly, and use new information effectively.
  • Drive/Energy - Effective performers have a high level of energy and are ambitious and passionate about their role. They have stamina and endurance to maintain a fast pace.
  • Ideally,
  • Recreation Leader II: one year of experience in recreation and/or youth services.
  • Building Attendant: six months of light custodial experience.

Must be at least 16 years of age, with a work permit (if applicable). May be required to be at least 18 years of age due to work assignment environment.Current technical/professional knowledge of complex principles, methods, standards and techniques associated with the scope of work of a recognized profession.

  • Public alcohol and smoking regulations.
  • Effective verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (or equivalent).
  • Use computer and other office equipment effectively.

Licenses and/or certifications associated with the assignment, such as:

  • American Red Cross First Aid and CPR Certification.

Current Tuberculosis (less than six months) clearance slips prior to employment is required.Possession of a valid and appropriate Driver License. Must have and maintain a satisfactory driving record and meet City liability requirements to drive for City business. Requires completion of a background investigation to the satisfaction of the City.The incumbent must meet the physical requirements of the job class and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. May require completion of a pre-employment physical to the satisfaction of the City.Reasonable accommodation(s) for an individual with a qualified disability will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


If you are experiencing any technical (computer related) difficulties or need help with attaching documents to your application, please call the NEOGOV help line for assistance at 1-855-524-5627.

The most qualified candidates will be selected to appear before a panel for an oral interview. Those applicants invited to interview will be notified electronically at the e-mail address provided by each candidate through application process. Therefore, it is the applicant's responsibility to provide an accurate email address and to allow their inbox to receive emails in regard to this recruitment. A tentative oral interview date has been scheduled for Wednesday, March 17, 2021. The oral board will recommend a limited number of candidates to the eligibility list from which the new Police Officer may be selected. This recruitment may also establish an eligibility list for future Recreation Leader II - Building Attendant openings.

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