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Parks Recreation & Public Facilities Part Time Event Assistant


Under the direction of the Recreation Senior Supervisor, the Part-Time Event Assistant will be responsible for providing the planning support for local parades, community events and grant administration to the Parks, Recreation and Public Facilities Department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide planning support for local parades and community events.
  • Provide support for the Community Events and Activities grant program.
  • Provide support to the Special Event Permit process as a point of contact.
  • Assist with managing the Community Calendar and Web page maintenance.
  • Act as a hotelier liaison.
  • Performs other program related duties as assigned.
  • Develop program and/or event marketing material.


Knowledge of:

  • Basic event planning concepts.
  • Promotional publicity techniques and tools.

Ability to:

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Learn City and Service Area Methods, rules, policies, ordinances and requirements.
  • Learn the operation of various computer software programs.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of work.
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of organizations.
  • Periodically attend events and activities after hours or on the weekend.



Experience in tourism, hospitality or event planning desired but not required.


A minimum of eighteen (18) college units in Recreation, Community Services, Communications, Marketing or related field.


Must possess a California Driver's License. Maintenance of a valid California Driver's License is a condition of continued employment. (DMV printout is required at time of appointment)


Maintain the following physical abilities: see well enough to read instructions, read fine print, view computer screen, operate vehicles and equipment; hear well enough to converse on the telephone, on the radio and in person assisting customers and program participants; bodily mobility to lift and maneuver program supplies and equipment; use of hands and fingers for use of computer keyboard, copy machine, filing, writing, drive equipment and answering telephones; tolerate extreme fluctuations in temperature while performing essential functions and able to lift equipment as necessary.

      For questions about City employment, please contact:

      Human Relations
      156 S. Broadway, Ste. 235
      Turlock, CA 95380-5454
      (209) 668-5150
      Monday - Friday, 8AM - 5PM

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