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Equal Employment Opportunity

The Strawberry Recreation District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap, or any other legally protected status.




Strawberry Recreation District is a state special district, located in Mill Valley, CA. The Mission of the Strawberry Recreation District is to enrich the quality of life for our community by providing a variety of recreation activities, parks, and facilities that promote health and wellness, learning, and fun. The District has an Aquatics Facility, playing fields, four tennis courts, a large building with meeting rooms and open basketball gym, playground, picnic areas, and pocket parks throughout the local area.


Job specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.


Under general supervision and direction of the General Manager, the Recreation Supervisor is responsible for

1) Coordinating and assisting with the planning, promoting, developing and organization of a variety of youth recreation programs for school-age, pre-school, & teens

2) Co-Direct day camp programs, pricing, camp budgets, equipment, special events, content and activities during summer and holiday camps

3) Coordinate youth sports leagues and enrichment programs including afterschool programming

4) Coordinate and grow field rentals and field programs

5) Manages relationship with Independent Contractors

6) Coordinate and create marketing/advertising for department & district programs, uses social media to promote programs

7) Hires, trains, & coaches youth program and camp staff

8) Become fully knowledgeable of district program management software and graphics programs, competent in use of computers, email, MS Word & Excel

Position requires hiring, supervision and evaluation of camp & program employees, interaction with parents, ensuring the safety, well-being of staff and program participants, communication, behavior management, scheduling, quality/quantity of activities, adherence to and with health and safety guidelines, including Covid-19 protocols.

Support and work with all District staff in the interest of promoting programming and providing quality customer service for all patrons.

Must demonstrate positive, professional role modeling always, acting in a manner that is consistent with SRD policies, Code of Conduct and the philosophy, goals, and objectives of the Strawberry Recreation District.


1) Adult recreation and enrichment programs

2) Adult sports leagues

3) Special Events, including development, planning set-up, staffing and work during event

4) Building rentals

5) Assists in aquatics facility and other district departments as needed

6) Participates in district meetings, department budgeting,


1) Communicate effectively and tactfully with those contacted during business including participants, staff, parents, and the public

2) Write clearly and concisely

3) Demonstrate leadership skills and maintain a professional demeanor

4) Ability to demonstrate problems solving skills, including identifying/defining problem, generate alternative solutions and implement best alternatives

5) Accept constructive criticism and direction from managers and directors

6) Understand and follow oral and written instructions

7) Maintain a clean and orderly work site

8) Have or attain First Aid/CPR certification and complete other training courses required


1) Minimum of two years supervisory experience required, 3+ years preferred

2) 4-year college degree is preferred

3) Have professional written and verbal skills for effective communication

4) Ability to read, write business correspondence, perform mathematic equations


License/Certificate: Valid California class C driver license.

Background Investigation: LiveScan fingerprinting/background check is required

Eligible to work in the US: Required

Special Working Conditions: Some positions may involve exposure to variable temperatures and weather conditions; strong and unpleasant odors and fumes; noise from children; allergens such as poison oak, pollen, and bee stings, and the possibility of administering first aid, which may involve exposure to infections that might cause chronic disease or death. Must be able to stand for periods of time, lift a minimum of 25 pounds, sit on the floor and climb stairs.

Other Special Requirements: Availability to work variable schedules including early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays. Some overtime maybe required and is subject to FLSA rules and regulations.

SRD is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $75,000.00 – $85,000.00 per year

To apply, email resume and cover letter to:



Operating under the direction of the Facilities and Properties Director, this position will assist in the general maintenance and upkeep of the District’s facilities and properties, including buildings, aquatic facility, athletic fields, parks, and open spaces. The position is a full-time, year-round position and would be scheduled for approximately 40 hours/week (Monday – Friday, exact daily start and stop times are yet to be determined).


  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all staff and personnel
  • Pool pump room daily operations and maintenance
  • Operations, services, and activities of public works, parks, and landscape maintenance programs
  • Moderate proficiency in methods and techniques of construction, maintenance and repairs related to parks, fields and building maintenance
  • Operational characteristics of mechanical equipment and tools used in maintaining building and grounds
  • Closely follow Supervisors assigned job time estimate(s), and materials required to perform assigned maintenance activities
  • Care for and maintenance of a variety of plant life, including plant identification, plant care and pruning
  • Principles of safety regulations and laws
  • Perform a variety of manual tasks for extended periods of time indoors and outdoors
  • Perform heavy manual labor
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Communicate and follow instructions effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing


Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Three years experiences in facility, maintenance, field, park operation, or related field
  • An AA, or BA degree in a related field, or educational work equivalent
  • Must obtain and keep current First Aid, CPR and Certified Pool Operators (CPO) certifications

Pay range $58,000 – $70,000 depending on experience and availability. Candidates must be 18 years or older and possess a valid/current drivers license.

Job Type: Full-time

COVID-19 considerations:
Employer has a Covid vaccine mandate. All employees required to be fully vaccinated and boosted. All other Covid protocol based on local, state & federal health department guidelines.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to:



Afternoon shifts range from 1:30 pm – 6:15 pm. Up to 30 hours per week.

Position start date: August 18

Strawberry Recreation District is looking for qualified individuals who are enthusiastic, motivated, and responsible individuals to coordinate and lead a combination of indoor and outdoor activities. Youth Program Coordinators are not only responsible for the safety and well being of our students, but are also responsible for leading games, projects, and lessons, transitioning children between a multitude of activities. We are looking for individuals who are creative, responsible, fun-loving, and self-motivated with the ability to keep up with 5-11 year-olds and to think on their feet. Hours range from 1:00pm – 5:30 pm, Monday – Friday, some weekend, evening, and/or full day shifts for special activities, holiday camps and events. Previous experience working with children and/or educational experience is highly desired. Background checks are required, rate of Pay: $20.00 – $28.00 per hr. depending on qualifications and experience.


– Supervise and engage with children from ages 5-11 years-old during both structured and unstructured activities.

– Plan, organize, and lead a variety of activities, games, projects, and lessons.

– Communicate openly and effectively with staff and administration, as well as other Program Coordinators.

– Ensure the safety and emotional wellbeing of students.

– Respond to emergencies and injuries calmly and effectively.

– Carry out disinfecting procedures and COVID-19 safety protocols.


Ability to:

– Confidently work with children under minimal supervision.

– Effectively communicate with children in a calm and patient manner.

– Demonstrate leadership skills, patience, and enthusiasm.

– Observe campers for signs of illness and/or injury.

– Climb up and down stairs and lift up to 50 pounds.


– At least one year experience in leading and supervising children in a recreational setting and/or academic background/experience in recreation, elementary or physical education, nature sciences, or related field.

Live Scan Background check required for employment.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $20.00 – $28.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
District has Covid vaccine policy. Must be fully vaccinated, including one booster.

To apply, email resume to:

Lifeguard (Part-time)

Weekday morning and midday shifts available

Strawberry Recreation District is now hiring lifeguards for weekday morning and midday shifts. Convenient location, COVID compliant, outdoor facility and competitive pay based on experience.

*Current American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR Certificate preferred.

*Those interested and not lifeguard certified, please contact for more information.

Primary responsibilities

-Enforce pool rules and guidelines to ensure patron safety.

-Recognize and respond to all emergencies.

-Follow/enforce COVID-19 rules and guidelines.

-Handle basic problems and complaints in a calm and patient manner.

-Check pool chemistry.

-Keep pool deck and pool office clean.

For anyone interested: Please include resume and either a cover letter or a few sentences on why you believe you are a good fit for the job.

*Those interested and not lifeguard certified, please contact for more information.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $16.00 – $22.00 per hour, depending on experience.

Email resume and questions to

Aquatics – Swim Instructors

Our Department is always looking for qualified Water Safety Instructors, Swim Instructors and Lifeguards to work on a part-time basis.

2020 Job Description-Swim Instructor 1

To apply, email:

We hold Lifeguarding classes throughout the year. Contact the SRD Main Office at (415)383-6494.

SRD Job Application


Strawberry Recreation District