Portland Parks and Recreation

Portland Parks & Recreation Job Board

Location Area Type Job Job Description Application Application Due Date
Charles Jordan Community Center North/Northeast Instructor Dance Charles Jordan Community Center is in search of a Children’s Art/Dance Instructor to complete the Performing Arts team for our Winter/Spring recreation program. The ideal candidate will be able to meet our basic requirements and possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to effectively instruct in our program. The open position teaches a variety of dances including ballet, creative & rhythmic movement, tap and others; please refer directly to these subject areas in your cover letter. Application_arts_DanceTeacher Final.pdf Open until filled
Charles Jordan Community Center North/Northeast Recreation Afterschool Counselor Education Majors! This is your chance to get experience in the field while you're in school! Education Degree Graduates! This is the perfect opportunity to keep you working in your field until you find your perfect full-time position! People with experience working with children age K-5! If you have experience in this field already, we want to talk to you! Portland Parks & Recreation is an AWESOME place to work. Charles Jordan Community Center has an immediate opening for an Afterschool Program Counselor. One of our great staff just welcomed a brand new baby into their family (earlier than expected!) and is off to spend time with their new little one. We are looking for someone to join our afterschool team of 4 staff (2 Leads, 2 Counselors; 1 counselor opening), M-F 2pm-6pm, following Portland Public Schools' calendar. We will hire the right candidate when the right one interviews with us, so APPLY TODAY!!! Shift: M-F 2pm-6pm PPS school days Pay: $9.25-11.25 Depending on experience & level of education JOB TITLE: Afterschool Program Counselor JOB LEVEL: Level I LOCATION: Charles Jordan Community Center EDUCATION &/OR CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED*: CPR & First Aid HOURLY WAGE: $9.25 - $11.25 _______________________________________________________________________________ OVERVIEW: Monitor and supervise a variety of youth programming. Organize and lead activities in a variety of environments and settings. Develop lesson plans & curricula related to youth afterschool program based on objectives and guidelines. BASIC REQUIREMENTS: 1. Possess basic knowledge & skills related to assigned area of instruction. 2. Ability to work a flexible of hours with due notice. 3. Maintain current CPR & First Aid certifications (offered internally periodically, must be certified within 30 days of hire). SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES: 1. Must be able to prepare & present lessons for appropriate programs & classes 2. Must be able to lead a class & educate/motivate class members. 3. Must be competent & knowledgeable in program area. 4. Ability to interact with a diverse group of students, parents and customers a positive friendly manner. 5. Ability to work in a team atmosphere promotion positive & effective working relationships with staff, volunteers & customers. 6. Ability to maintain self-control & composure in a fast-paced environment. 7. Ability to represent Portland Parks & Recreation in a professional manner. 8. Ability to follow directions & communicate verbally & in writing. 9. Must be able to adequately respond to safety & emergency situations. 10. Must be comfortable handling conflicts & responding to problems & student concerns. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Leading, interacting & supervising after school activities (arts, crafts, sports, group games, cooking, etc.) for children in grades K-5. 2. Demonstrating personal behavior of a responsible, professional & exemplary nature. 3. Responding to participant's, parents & staff questions, complaints or concerns immediately and professionally. 4. Communicating with the Leap Afterschool Program Lead & the Recreation Coordinator on an on-going basis. 5. Provide a fun, safe, creative & interactive afterschool experience for all participants by maintaining a positive attitude. 6. Responsible for the health & safety of students. 7. Maintain organization & cleanliness of facilities and equipment & supplies at the end of every activity. 8. Be calm & flexible during any unforeseen situations. 9. Promote a welcoming & friendly atmosphere. 10. Observe progress & discuss with students & parents when appropriate. 11. Set up & take down class equipment as necessary. 12. Recognize and promptly respond to safety hazards and emergency situations. 13. Maintain control of students & facility area at all times to ensure safe & effective classes. 14. Follow all Portland Parks & Recreation rules, policies & procedures. 15. Regular attendance at quarterly staff meetings. 16. Other duties assigned. Wage increases are determined by years of service plus satisfactory annual evaluations. All new employees will start at Step 1 unless they have demonstrated education or experience that meets the following criteria. A Recreation Supervisor must approve entry wage and wage progressions, and may override requirements for step increases. Employees must meet every requirement in each step to qualify for that step. APPLICATION To apply; hand deliver or email your cover letter & resume to: Charles Jordan Community Center Attn: Laure Butera 9009 N. Foss Ave Portland, OR 97203 Email documents to: laure.butera@portlandoregon.gov Open until filled
Charles Jordan Community Center North/Northeast Instructor Fitness Boot Camp Express Instructor at Charles Jordan Community Center, a Portland Parks and Recreation facility that offers affordable recreation opportunities for all ages and skill levels. For a full job description & Application, download the PDF. Application_Fitness Instructor (2) (2).pdf Open until filled
Citywide Citywide Aquatics Lifeguard Aquatics is currently recruiting for lifeguard applicants. If interested, please reaview the attached document. SUM 2015 New Staff Aquatics.pdf Open until filled
Citywide Citywide Maintenance Seasonal Maintenance Worker The City of Portland Park Services Support Division is now accepting resumes for Seasonal Maintenance Worker. These are temporary positions varying in employment up to a maximum of 1400 Hours per calendar year. If interested, please see the attached document for further the application process and job description. Seasonal Maintenance Worker.pdf Open until filled
Citywide Citywide Aquatics Aquatics Aquatics is currently accepting applications for returning employees for summer. Please see the attached document for further job description and the application process. 2015 SUM Ret Staff Aquatics.pdf Open until filled
Citywide Citywide Instructor Sports & Games Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking sports instructors and coaches for youth programs – general sports, gymnastics, skateboarding & league team coaches for basketball & futsal. Positions may be available at any of our community centers or SUN Community Schools. Please note the desired position and areas of town or specific sites you are interested in working 2014 Sports_ Seasonal Application FA14.pdf Open until filled
Citywide Citywide Instructor Pre-School PP&R is in search of seasonal/part-time employees to join our Educational Preschool program. We offer a 9 month Educational Preschool program, starting Sept 2015. OVERVIEW: The Preschool Teacher, Teacher Aide and/ or Substitute is primarily responsible for creating, planning & implementing lesson plans based on an early childhood curriculum for children under 6 years of age based on social interaction & recreation. They provide a healthy, safe & enriching environment for children to learn. Position is overseen by onsite full-time staff & works within the context of a community center setting. This includes frequent interaction with the public & Portland Parks & Recreation staff. Join our Team of Educators! If interested, see the attached application and job description. Application_Preschool Teacher 2015.pdf Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Downtown Southwest Recreation Customer Service There is no other skill that has greater impact on customers than the ability and the desire to provide unparalleled Customer Service. Customer Service is as much an attitude as it is the culmination of superior products and services, but it starts with the individual. We are looking for individuals who clearly enjoy helping people and who have strong bilingual language skills. If interested, please see the attached document for further details. CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER - Part-Time.pdf Open until filled
Holladay Park North/Northeast Instructor Various Class Instructors Fitness, dance, juggling, and more! Summer 2015 The Holladay Park Partnership is looking to hire instructors for fitness, tai chi, youth movement classes, hip hop dance, juggling, etc for summer 2015. If you have an idea for a great class or are interested in teaching one of the above, please contact 503.823.8087. Open until filled
Matt Dishman North/Northeast Recreation Customer Service Matt Dishman Community Center is currently hiring for front desk staff. If interested, please review the attached documents and send your cover letter and resume to: Susanne.veve@Portlandoregon.gov Customer_Service_Representatives_Dishman.pdf Friday, May 22, 2015
Matt Dishman North/Northeast Recreation Class Instructor II Teen Outdoor Trip Leader will lead, supervise and engage teens during outdoor trips. The individual will lead a variety of outdoor adventures for teens. The types of outdoor trips will vary but the applicant should be comfortable leading 5-10 mile hikes and camping overnight with youth. The individual will be responsible for risk management of the outdoor trips while in the field and needs to be able to make good decisions based on changing conditions like weather and roads. The trip leader will be accompanied by a second leader or assistant on each trip. The teen trip leader will engage and mentor youth who are part of the teen outdoor trips. The applicant must carry a valid Wilderness First Responder certificate and feel comfortable using the skills should an incident arise. The applicant needs to be available on Tuesdays between June 23rd and the end of August and have some flexibility with other dates during the summer. For further information please contact This will be a part-time position during the summer For further information and to submiy your cover letter and resume contact Kallie Kurtz at 503-823-5200 or Kallie.kurtz@portlandoregon.gov Class_Instructor_II_Updated_9-25-13.pdf Open until filled
Mt. Scott Community Center Southeast Recreation Customer Service The Customer Service Rep is responsible for providing quality customer service to anyone who enters the building or calls the front desk seeking info or assistance. This includes frequent interaction with a diverse community and staff. Computer / internet based registrations in person, over the phone or fax. Ability to deal with patron situations involving our code of conduct. This is a part-time position (not 40 hours / week). CSR_MSCC.pdf Open until filled
Multnomah Arts Center Southwest Instructor Cello teacher Part-time cello teacher needed at Multnomah Arts Center, a Portland Parks and Recreation facility that offers affordable art classes for all ages and skill levels. Applicants for cello teacher must be comfortable teaching both children and adults in a private lesson setting. Ability to improvise and compose, understanding of music theory and notation, and familiarity with and understanding of both classical music and contemporary chamber music, all highly recommended and should be addressed in résumé. Other music forms are also highly valued and welcomed and may mitigate some aspects of the previous sentence’s recommendation. Address résumé and cover letter to Eric Dash at eric.dash@portlandoregon.gov Open until filled
Southwest Community Center Southwest Instructor Fitness The ideal candidate will be responsible for conducting safe, effective and enjoyable group exercise classes by providing up-to-date quality instruction and high energy motivation. This position is specifically for an advanced level Kettlebell class offered Tuesday and Thursday evening from 5:30-6:30 pm. If intersted, please see the attached document. Group fitness instructor.pdf Open until filled
Southwest Community Center Southwest Instructor Fitness The Fitness Specialist is primarily responsible for providing quality customer service and support to guests while using Portland Parks and Recreation fitness centers. This includes constant interaction with the public, knowledge of safe uses and basic maintenance of fitness equipment, and the ability to promote and provide information regarding Group Exercise Classes and Personal Training Sessions. The Personal Trainer is responsible for performing up-to-date, quality Personal Fitness Assessments, Fitness Consultations and Fitness Trainings while providing high energy motivation. For more information please see the attached document Fitness Specialist-Personal trainer.pdf Open until filled
St. Johns Community Center North/Northeast Instructor Gymnastics Instructor St. Johns Community Center is currently recruiting for a Pre-school gymnastics instructor. The ideal candidate will plan and teach various preschool gymnastics classes to 6-12 year olds. Instructor must possess creativity, flexibility, and be able to provide a safe and stimulating class environment with age-appropriate group activities. Instructor must enjoy working with children, and be able to communicate effectively with parents Please download the attached pdf for further information. Class_Instructor_III_SJCC.pdf Open until filled
SUN School North/Northeast Recreation Sports & Games Portland Parks & Recreation is seeking sports instructors and coaches for youth programs. Positions are posted for openings at Faubion SUN Community School and include instruction in homework help for 1-8th grades, kindergarten club, and some general sports classes. Some positions begin as early as October 6th. Please note the subjects you are most interested in. For a full job description & Application, download the PDF below: Submit application to: Annie.Turtura@portlandoregon.gov Faubion Spring 2015.pdf Open until filled

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Portland Parks & Recreation
1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204
Tel: 503-823-PLAY   Fax: 503-823-6007
Commissioner: Amanda Fritz
Director: Mike Abbaté