County of Alameda

Program Leader II (HARD) (#1170H)

Bargaining Unit: ( )
$19.40-$24.63 Hourly / $1,552.00-$1,970.40 BiWeekly /
$3,362.67-$4,269.20 Monthly / $40,352.00-$51,230.40 Yearly


Under general supervision, performs support work related to a variety of District programs, events and activities within assigned program area or areas; prepares buildings, fields and facilities for scheduled activities/events; provides routine administrative support; and performs related work as required.




This is the intermediate level class in the Program Leader series.  Incumbents in this class perform the full range of duties assigned to positions in the series with substantial independence.


NOTE:  The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification.  However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level.  Each individual in the classification does not necessarily perform all duties listed.


1.  Conducts, instructs and leads program activities within one or more assigned program areas, based on District rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

2.  May lead the work of less experienced staff and/or volunteers on specific activities or projects.

3.  Opens, secures and monitors buildings and other areas before and after program use, prepares facilities and sets up equipment for activities/events.

4.  Inspects program areas and e4uqipment and recommends maintenance and repairs as needed.

5.  Helps maintain records of participation and collects participant fees.

6.  Transports, issues, receives and controls the use of program equipment and supplies; monitors equipment inventories and recommends procurement of items as needed.

7.  Implements and monitors District procedures regarding the safety of participants.

8.  Performs administrative duties such as phone and counter reception and registration processing.

9.  Assists in the planning and implementation of program activities.

10.  At all times, demonstrates cooperative behavior of colleagues, supervisors and the public.

11.  Performs other related duties as assigned.



The equivalent of 6 months (1040 hours) of full-time paid experience in the specific assigned program area.

Any equivalent combination or experience, training and/or education that provided the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the class as determined by the District is also acceptable.



Must possess and maintain a valid Class C California driver's license.



Must obtain certification in First Aid and CPR from a recognized provider within six (6) months of employment and must maintain certifications thereafter as a condition of continued employment.

Certain positions may require additional certifications to be obtained.


Special Requirements:

Must be at least 16 years of age.  Candidates currently enrolled in high school must possess a valid work permit.

Candidates 18 years of age or older must pass a fingerprint and/or background clearance prior to employment.

May be required to work weekends, evenings and holidays.

May be required to travel between various locations.

Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.


NOTE:  The Civil Service Commission may modify the above Minimum Qualifications in the announcement of an examination.


NOTE:  The level and scope of the following knowledge and abilities are related to duties listed under the "Example of Duties" section of this specification. 


Knowledge of:

  • Policies, rules and regulations related to assigned activities.
  • The care and proper use of program equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Work with adults, children and families to conduct, monitor and lead a variety of programs and activities.
  • Interpret District regulations and policies and monitor for compliance.
  • Prioritize work assignments, meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure and with frequent interruptions; respond appropriately in an emergency situation.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Maintain discipline among participants and observe safety precautions.

Ability to:

  • Communicate effectively with a wide range of people.
  • Make basic arithmetic calculations with speed and accuracy; county money and make change.
  • Respond appropriately to changing situations.
  • Use computer hardware and software, including standard word processing, spreadsheet, calendar, email and internet software.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of participant, parent, staff, and volunteer information.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.


NewSpec 1170H

AM:ac 04/25/19

CSC Date: