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City of St. Helena, California Recreation Supervisor

Salary$69,791.00-$84,832.00 Annually DOQ

Distinguishing Characteristics: 

The Recreation Supervisor is the professional level class responsible for the coordination and implementation of specialized recreation and leisure activities. This classification is distinguished from the next higher classification of Director of Recreation in that the latter has a higher degree of supervision and is responsible for overseeing all programs and operations, as well as possessing the administrative responsibilities for the department.

The Recreation Supervisor receives direction from the Director of Parks & Recreation and exercises direct and indirect supervision over assigned staff.

Education and/or Experience:

Any combination of education and experience that has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for a Recreation Supervisor.  A typical way of obtaining the required qualifications is to possess the equivalent of two years of increasingly responsible supervisory experience in the delivery of recreation or leisure time services, and a bachelor’s degree with major course work in recreation, public administration or related field.


Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid class C California driver’s license; possession of, or ability to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification.


  • CalPERS defined benefit retirement: 2.0% at 60 formula for current members; 2.0% at 62 for new members. The employee is responsible for payment of the employee share of the pension cost.  *City employees also participate in the Social Security system.
  • City-paid health, dental and vision insurance coverage for employee and dependents.
  • Vacation accrues at varying rates for full-time employees.  The beginning accrual rate is generally ten working days per year, increasing with tenure.
  • Twelve holidays annually.
  • Two personal convenience days per year (increases to five day after five years).
  • Sick leave (twelve days per year).
  • Life Insurance.
  • Deferred Compensation Plan.
  • Dependent Care program.
  • Employee Assistance program.
  • Bereavement Pay – 3 days in state/5 days out of state
  • Longevity Pay and Bilingual Pay

Application and Selection Procedure:

To apply for this position please submit the following documents and forms on CalOpps:

  • Cover Letter
  • Detailed resume
  • City application form

All resumes will be reviewed to select those applicants whose training and experience most closely match the requirements of this position.  A limited number of qualified applicants possessing the most desirable qualifications may be invited to participate in the subsequent phase of the evaluation process which may include interviews, written exercises, or simulated work problems. Note: Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement in the selection process.

There is a no smoking policy in effect within the City offices and vehicles. St. Helena is an equal opportunity employer. The City of St. Helena will require documentation of the legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act upon hire.

Compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): With prior notice to the Personnel Department regarding testing or job performance modifications, the City will make every attempt to offer reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.

The City of St. Helena is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace will maximize our talents to benefit the residents we serve.

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