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
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 Recreation Summer Camp Positions PP&R is currenlty recruiting for Summer Camp Directors, Summer Camp Counselors and Inclusion Assistants. Camp staff positions organize, plan and lead a variety of camp activities including art, craft, music, performance, science, games, nature and sports in addition to supporting the physical, social and cognitive development of preschool and school-aged participants. Positions will be responsible for maintaining discipline and safety while monitoring youth, consistently modeling appropriate behavior, administering basic first aid, maintaining accurate program records, and performing maintenance duties as assigned. All Camp Director, Specialty Camp Director and Specialty Camp Counselor applications require a resume to be submitted as well. Please see the attached document for further job description and the application process. Summer Camp 2015 Application_1.pdf Open until filled
Citywide Citywide Conservation (Outdoors) Youth Conservation Crew Portland Parks & Recreation and the Youth Conservation Crew (YCC) are actively seeking crew leaders for their summer youth crew program. If you wish to apply for this opportunity you must submit your application materials to Kelly Rosteck, Program Coordinator on or before 4pm on Friday, March 13, 2015. Please review the attached document for further details. CREW LEADER 2015.pdf Friday, March 13, 2015
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 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
Matt Dishman North/Northeast Recreation Activity Leader- Attendant PP&R is currently hiring for a Teen Activity Leader. This position will supervise teens during drop-in programming at Matt Dishman. Supervise open gym and open game room after school and on weekends. Engage and mentor youth who use Matt Dishman community center and drop-in teen programs. Participate in and supervise other teen activities as needed. If interested, please review the attached document and send your cover letter and resume to: Kallie.kurtz@portlandoregon.gov Activity Leader_Dishman.pdf Open until filled
Matt Dishman North/Northeast Instructor Art PP&R is currently hiring for a Teen Art Instructor. This instructor will develop art program at Matt Dishman for teens. Uses alternative and classic mediums of art to create classes that engage teens. Ability to teach a wide variety of art classes including spray paint, stenciling, ceramics, clay, graphic design, and sculpture. Ability and desire to mentor and engage teens while teaching them art skills. Available afternoons, evenings, and weekends. If interested, please see the attached document for further information. Please send cover letter, resume, and photos with samples of their art projects to Kallie.kurtz@portlandoregon.gov Arts Instructor Dishman.pdf Open until filled
Matt Dishman North/Northeast Instructor Dance PP&R is currenlty recruiting a Teen Dance Instructor. This instructor will develop dance program at Matt Dishman for teens. Uses variety of dance styles to create classes that engage teens. Ability to teach a wide variety of dance classes including hip hop, break dancing, salsa, and samba. Ability and desire to mentor and engage teens while teaching them dance skills. Available afternoons, evenings, and weekends. If interested, please read the attached document Please send cover letter and resume to Kallie.kurtz@portlandoregon.gov. Class Instructor Dishman.pdf Open until filled
Multnomah Arts Center Southwest Instructor Art Multnomah Arts Center, a program of Portland Parks & Recreation, is seeking a lead teaching artist for Southwest Youth Puppeteers at Multnomah Days Parade, a collaboration between Multnomah Arts Center (MAC), Multnomah Arts Center Association (MACA), and Stephens Creek Crossing (SCC) and funded in part by Southwest Neighborhoods Office of Neighborhood Involvement. Working in collaboration with MAC’s Youth Art Director, the teaching artist will be responsible for planning and implementing all phases of a street theatre project that will culminate in participation in the Multnomah Days Neighborhood Festival Parade, Saturday, August 15 If interested, please see the attached document for further information. Artist for Southwest Youth Puppeteers at Multnomah Days Parade- Parks.pdf Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Multnomah Arts Center Southwest Instructor Violin Teacher We are now recruiting for a part-time violin teacher at Multnomah Arts Center, a Portland Parks and Recreation facility that offers affordable art classes for all ages and skill levels. Applicants for violin 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. Folk, jazz, bluegrass and 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
Multnomah Arts Center Southwest Instructor Art Multnomah Arts Center, a program of Portland Parks & Recreation, is looking for a qualified, energetic, and outgoing individual to teach hand and wheel in our youth art ceramics program. Multnomah Arts Center instructors are dedicated educators with strong arts training. If interested, please see the attached document with further information. MAC Youth Art Ceramics Instructor.pdf Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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
St. Johns Community Center North/Northeast Recreation Counselor St. Johns Community Center is currently recruiting for an Afterschool Counselor. If interested, please see the attached docoument. Afterschool Program counselor3.pdf Open until filled
Urban Forestry Headquarters Citywide Urban Forestry Various Portland Parks & Recreation Urban Forestry is seeking seasonal staff to work with its science and policy group conducting tree inventory and monitoring activities If interested, please see the attached document for further information. Urban Forestry.pdf March 10, 2015

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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