Career Systems Development Corp.

Recreation Assistant

Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
Job ID
Schedule Hours
Sun - Thurs (1PM-10PM, Sun 11:30 AM-8:30 PM) OR Tues-Sat (1PM-10PM, Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 PM) OR Tues - Sat (1PM- 10PM all days)
Schedule Days
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday


Interested in making a difference in young adults’ lives between the ages of 16-24? If so we may have the perfect job for you.


Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.


Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone’s life.
You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you may also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), legal and PTO.


The Recreation Assistant is responsible for the recreation/non-vocational activities of assigned students.

  • Organizes, conducts and directs recreation/non-vocational activities.
  • Supervises student recreation/non-vocational activities, on and off center.
  • Assists in the planning and formulation of student recreation/non-vocational programs with special emphasis on the safety aspects of each activity.
  • May order supplies and equipment.
  • Instructs, assists, and encourages the students’ participation in recreation/non-vocational equipment.
  • Maintains recreation/non-vocational equipment.
  • Coaches or supervises various sports activities.
  • Attends required staff training sessions.
  • Maintains professional relationships between staff and students, abiding by the Employee Rules of Conduct.
  • Ensures the cleanliness of all assigned Recreational areas.


Minimum: High school graduate or equivalent. Six months work-related experience.


Preferred: Some completed college work.


General Information: In order to perform the essential job functions of this position, candidate must have regular attendance.    


Knowledge Required: Must obtain and maintain current CPR/First Aid Certification. Must possess a valid State driver’s license.  Ability to obtain a CDL within 6 months of DOH. Must obtain and maintain lifeguard certification. Knowledge of various recreation/avocation activities. Ability to effectively relate to student population. Ability to motivate students. High energy level; enthusiastic.


All post offer candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen.


CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Susan Evans at (888) 308-0338 to request a reasonable accommodation.


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