Community Recreation Leader
Other Community Recreation Leader at City of Saint Paul
Available Openings: 1
Industry: Government
Youth Friendly
Pay Type: Hourly
Compensation: $17.00 - $22.16
Education Level: High School
E-Verify: Yes

Join our team! Our nationally recognized Parks and Recreation is hiring diverse and talented individuals to join us in making St. Paul a city that works for us all. We also offer equitable and inclusive workplaces, competitive wages, and a variety of benefits, including paid vacation.

Our Recreation Centers are public facilities that are open to everyone and specific emphasis is placed on ensuring our spaces are equitable and programs and services are representative of community interest.

Please note: Parks and Recreation will have interviews biweekly, based on need, to fill vacancies.

Essential Functions are the functions that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. The Essential Functions for this position are identified in the Supplemental Information section of the Community Recreation Leader job description.

Equity and Inclusion The City of Saint Paul’s mission is to integrate equity and inclusion into how we approach all our work. Our vision is to be committed to building an equitable and inclusive city that will shift culture in city processes and policies, eliminate structural inequities, and ensure timely and relevant access to services, resources, support, and opportunity to every person in Saint Paul.


Perform entry level duties working at a recreation center, athletic facility, or within a recreation program and provide safe and dependable after school care for elementary age children, supervises youth and communicates with parents and staff. Lead structured and non-structured recreation, arts, childcare, and sports activities/programs. Help create a positive, safe, and nurturing environment for children, teens, and adults at a recreation center, athletic facility, or within a recreation program. Greet and assist customers at the front desk or over the phone. Provide information, answer questions, and provide customer service. Collect fees and register participants for activities and programs. Assists in keeping records and compiling information such as attendance, incident and accident reporting. Prepares spaces for activities such as putting up volleyball and pickleball nets, setting up gym scoreboard, and setting up tables and chairs for facility rentals. Administers CPR and First Aid treatment to participants if needed until medical assistance is available. Does light cleaning, takes out trash, cleans windows, operates recreation and maintenance equipment, and may shovel snow as needed. Works a flexible schedule which may include days, evenings, weekends, and some holidays. Information specific to the permanent (certified) year round position: This position requires employees to work at least 20 hours per week which can include days, evenings, weekends, and some holidays. The Parks and Recreation Department hosts 26 Recreation Centers across the city in addition to program offerings held within spaces such as regional or passive parks and public schools. Recreation Leaders are typically assigned to a defined facility or program but are also expected to assist at other locations if a program need presents itself. To see a listing of recreation centers, please click here.


Must be at least 17 years of age.

Preferred qualifications:

High school graduation or General Education Development certificate (GED) equivalency. Paid or volunteer experience working with youth or adults in a recreation, school, and/or customer service setting. Ability to work a flexible schedule which can include days, evenings, weekends, and some holidays.

City of Saint Paul

Contact: Cecilia Fisher
Phone 651-266-6500
25 W 4th St, Suite 200
Saint Paul, USA, Minnesota 55102
Transit: No Transit