City of Piedmont
  • Piedmont, CA, USA
  • 16-16 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

The City of Piedmont is a charter city of approximately 11,000 residents located in the beautiful Oakland Hills, overlooking the San Francisco Bay. The city, which is virtually built out, consists of established, high-quality single-family homes on quiet tree-lined streets. Within Piedmont's 1.8 square-mile area there are five city parks and numerous landscaped areas which offer wooded paths, tennis courts, children's playgrounds, sports fields and picnic facilities.


Under general supervision will provide support to Recreation Coordinators in conducting various recreational and sports activities.


The City of Piedmont's Recreation Department seeks an excited entry-level candidate to assist the community in recreational activities. Recreation Aide's communicate with participants and manage safety in all aspects of physical recreation at our numerous recreation facilities, including McKinley Skate Park, Piedmont Middle and High School Gyms and outdoor sports court.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES (Illustrative Only):

Management reserves the rights to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Light janitorial work
  • Monitor facility use
  • Open and close facilities as needed
  • Event reporting to supervisor
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. required
  • Other duties as assigned

Our Ideal Candidates are:

  • Professional: You know how to engage appropriately with the public.
  • Responsible: Arrive on time, ready to work without constant reminders
  • Energetic/Enthusiastic: You're a team player, always ready to jump in and have fun!


Knowledge of:

  • Basic understanding of skateboarding and appropriate age of skate park features.
  • Access to a cell phone on duty.
  • Knowledge of basic first aid.

Education and Experience:

This is an entry-level position open to all candidates 15 years and older. A work permit is required for all candidates under 18 years of age.

Licenses and Certifications:

Must possess or have the ability to attain First Aid and CPR Certifications


Must possess strength, stamina, and mobility to perform moderate physical work; strength to lift and carry recreation equipment weighing up to 25 pounds for extended periods of time; and flexibility to lift, carry, push, pull, or move objects. May involve significant standing, walking, pushing, bending and/or pulling to participate in recreation activities. Hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the phone.


Employees work in event settings with loud to moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and outdoors and at multiple locations within the City. Incumbents may be exposed to blood and body fluids rendering first aid and CPR and required to wear appropriate attire for the recreation activity to which they are assigned. Employees may interact with challenging staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.


Must be fingerprinted for submission to the California Department of Justice.


This is a part-time at-will position, may work weekdays, weekends, and holidays depending upon facility calendar. Hours of work may not exceed 1000 hours a year. Management reserves the right to change work hours.

City of Piedmont
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