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Parks & Recreation Part-Time Summer Positions

at City of Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Pay: $8.75 to $20/hour
$8.75 - $20
Posted: 5/25/2019
Job Status: Contract/Temporary
Job Reference #: 2307242

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SUMMER PARKS & RECREATION POSITIONS
All positions open until filled!

MANAGEMENT & GENERAL POSITIONS: To apply for Management and General Positions, please apply online.

UMPIRE, REFEREE & OFFICIAL OPPORTUNITIES: Umpires/Referees/Officials are not City employees and will be paid on a contractual basis.  For the officials availability form, CLICK HERE and then scroll down to Officials Information.  Please complete the officials availability form and fax, e-mail or mail to the address/number stated on the form.

The following is a list of General Positions, Special Activity Positions, Aquatic Positions, and Contractual Umpire/Referee/Official Positions.

**GENERAL POSITIONS**

Position: Soccer Program Planner (1 position)
Hours/Week: 30-35 hours (approximately)/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday (evenings)
Salary: $11.50/hour + mileage

Description: The soccer program planner is responsible for a youth soccer program with approximately 500 participants and 75 volunteer coaches.  The program planner assists the Recreation Program Supervisor with recruiting and training coaches, organizing teams, scheduling practices and games, handling equipment, inventory, administrative reports, and supervising officials.  Experience directing athletics and soccer is preferred. Applicant must be available April 15-August 15.

Position: Concession/Admission Assistant (Carson Football Stadium, Fairfax Pool, or Hobbs Ice Center) 
Hours/Week: Up to 20-30 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Sunday (must work alternate weekends)
Salary: $11.50/hour + mileage

Description: The concession/admission assistant will be an onsite working manager at one of three locations. Responsibilities include scheduling hours and supervising workers, balancing daily cash receipts, ordering products, and inventory of supplies. Applicant should be a mature, responsible adult with organizational skills. Supervisory and/or cash handling experience preferred. Applicant must be available May 15.

Position: Concession Operations Specialist (Carson Football Stadium, Fairfax Pool, Hobbs Ice Center) (1 position)        
Hours/Week: Up to 20 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Sunday (must work evenings & weekends)
Salary: $15.00/hour + mileage

Description: The concession operations specialist will be a working manager at the Carson Football Stadium concession stand.  Responsibilities include scheduling hours and supervising concession workers, balancing daily cash receipts, ordering products, inventory of supplies, and communicating and working with many user groups and volunteers. Must track all sales and purchases, and prepare payments to user groups. Applicant should be a mature, responsible adult with organizational skills. Restaurant, supervisory and/or cash handling experience preferred. Applicant must be available year round.

Position: Pool Facility Specialist (2 positions @ Fairfax Pool)  
Hours/Week: 40 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Sundays (must work alternate weekends)
Salary: $15.00/hour + mileage

Description: Responsible for on-site operation of the Fairfax Park Municipal Pool. Includes supervision of employees and patrons. Creation of work schedules, staff assignments, financial reports, making deposits and verifying payroll. Coordinates pool operations and records maintenance and safety issues. Qualifications should include experience supervising employees and several years experience as a lifeguard. Current certification requirements include: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED. Certification preferred: Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor (LGI). Must be available May 15 through September 1.

Position: River City Adventures Program Specialist (1 position)        
Hours/Week: 20-25 hours/week
Days Required:  Monday-Friday
Salary: $15.00/hour

Description: The River City Adventures Program Specialist is responsible for the organization of the neighborhood summer school shelter program. Applicants must be available from June 10 through August 15. Program Specialist is responsible for program curriculum implementation, attendance recording, and behavior management. College background in recreation, physical education, or elementary education preferred. Must be a DPI licensed instructor.

Position: Specialized Recreation Program Planner (1 position)        
Hours/Week: 25-30 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $11.50/hour + mileage

Description: The planner of the program is responsible for the organization and coordination of summer programs for youth and adults of varying abilities. Applicants should be available from June 1 through August 15. Desirable qualifications include previous experience supervising employees and considerable experience working with special populations. College background in Therapeutic Recreation, Adapted Physical Education, or Special Education is desirable. Certification in First Aid/CPR/AED is recommended.

Position: Aquatic Program Planner (2 positions) 
Hours/Week: 30 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Saturday
Salary: $11.50/hour + mileage

Description: The program planner is responsible for the department swim instruction program, and water fitness programs held at area pools. The planner supervises a staff of approximately 32 swim instructors and lifeguards. Certifications required include current Water Safety Instructor and American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED. Desirable qualifications include experience supervising staff and sound knowledge of the Red Cross Aquatic Programs. Certification as an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer or Lifeguard Instructor is recommended. This position begins May 15 and ends September 1.

Position: Adult Sport Facility Assistant (Adult Leagues)  
Hours/Week: 15-20 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $11.50/hour + mileage

Description: The adult sport facility assistant is responsible for assisting onsite evening supervision of adult athletic programs.  The programs include Bean Bag, Ultimate Frisbee, Slowpitch Softball, Fastpitch Softball, Pickleball, and Kickball teams in a variety of division (men's & coed). The facility assistant will be responsible for assisting the Recreation Program Supervisor with coordinating games, umpires assignments, maintaining standings, and overseeing nightly activities of the program.  Previous experience in sports organization preferred. Community relations and effective communication with adult sport population a plus. This position and roles begin mid-April and runs through mid-October. 

**SPECIAL ACTIVITY POSITIONS** Most positions begin on or around June 1st.

Position: River City Adventures Program Leaders (6 positions) 
Hours/Week: 18-20 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $8.75/hour

Description: Applicants must be available June 1-August 15. Highly motivated and mature person with youth leadership experience. Background in Recreation, Elementary Education, or Physical Education is desirable. Certification in American Red Cross Standard First Aid is recommended.

Position: Specialized Recreation Program Leaders (5 positions) 
Hours/Week: 20-25 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $9.25/hour

Description: Applicants must be available June 1-August 10. Applicants assist in providing an afternoon specialized education program for school aged youth ages 6-21 with disabilities and an evening social club for adults. The daytime youth program meets Monday-Thursday afternoons and the adult evening program meets Wednesdays. 1-2 years of experience with disabled children and/or adults; leadership experience helpful. Certification in First Aid/CPR/AED is recommended.

Position: Youth Art Instructor (1 position)        
Hours/Week: 20 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Friday
Salary: $20.00/hour

Description: Motivated, creative person to teach a variety of youth art classes. Art education major preferred. Must be DPI licensed in the subject area or grade level taught.

Position: What's Cookin' Instructor (1 position)        
Hours/Week: 4-6 hours/week
Days Required: Monday/Wednesday
Salary: $8.75/hour (2-4 positions)
            $20.00/hour (2 positions - Head Instructor)
            
Description: Ability to teach young children fun and easy food preparation. Responsible for creating lesson plans, gathering supplies, and implementing curriculum. Experience teaching youth is desired. Head instructor must be DPI licensed in the subject area or grade level taught.

Position: Soccer Instructor/Game Leader (8 positions)
Hours/Week: 10-15 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday Afternoons
Salary: $8.75/hour

Description: Above average soccer knowledge and skills. 1-3 years instructing, officiating or coaching youth soccer preferred.

Position: T-Ball Instructor (1 position - Head Instructor)     
Hours/Week: 6-8 hours/week
Days Required: Tuesday/Thursday Evenings  
Salary: $20.00/hour

Description: Ability to introduce the game of baseball to young children. Must be DPI licensed in the subject area or grade taught.

Position: T-Ball & Baseball Leaders (4-6 positions)       
Hours/Week: 10-15 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday Evenings  
Salary: $8.75/hour

Description: Responsible individual to teach t-ball skills and facilitate games for players ages 5-7 years. Must have 1-3 years instructing or coaching baseball.

Position: Outdoor Adventure Instructor (2 positions)      
Hours/Week: 15-20 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $20.00/hour

Description: Responsible adult with experience in outdoor recreation skills such as canoeing, camp cooking, orienteering, fishing, and archery. Coordinates an outdoor adventure program for youth ages 8-17. Must be DPI licensed in the subject area or grade level. First Aid/CPR/AED certifications are recommended.

Position: Outdoor Games Instructor (2 positions)      
Hours/Week: 12-15 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $8.75/hour

Description: The game leaders are responsible for teaching classes that include field activities, backyard games, and core and agility. Experience working with school age children is desired.

Position: American Sign Language Instructor (1 position)      
Hours/Week: 4-8 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $20.00/hour

Description: Ability to instruct youth in grades 5-9 the basics of ASL. Proficiency in ASL is required. Responsible for planning and implementing curriculum.

Position: German Instructor (1 position)      
Hours/Week: 4-8 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $20.00/hour

Description: Ability to instruct youth in grades 5-9. Responsible for planning curriculum and gathering supplies. DPT certification required. Experience working with youth is a plus.

Position: Spanish Instructor (1 position)      
Hours/Week: 4-8 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $20.00/hour

Description: Ability to instruct youth in grades 5-9. Responsible for planning curriculum and gathering supplies. DPT certification required. Experience working with youth is a plus.

Position: Theatre Arts Instructor (1 position)      
Hours/Week: 10-15 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $8.75/hour

Description: Seeking a responsible, mature individual to plan and oversee the theatre arts program. Responsible for gathering supplies and implementing curriculum. Experience in leading theatre arts activities is preferred.

Position: Early Childhood Sports Program Coordinator (1 position)   
Hours/Week: 15-20 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $9.25/hour

Description: Coordinates an outdoor recreation day camp program for 3-5 year olds. Assists with the recruitment and training of staff, organization and coordination of a daytime early childhood sports program. Desirable qualifications include previous experience supervising employees, working with pre-school age population, and recreation management or elementary education background.

Position: Early Childhood Sports Program Instructors (3 positions)  ??
Hours/Week: 15-20 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $8.75/hour

Description: Assists coordinator with outdoor recreation program for 3-5 year olds. Experience working with youth and recreation management or elementary education background is desired.

Position: Gymnastics/Tumbling Instructors       
Hours/Week: 15-20 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday Mornings
Salary: $8.75/ hour (3 positions)
            $20.00/hour (1 position - Head Instructor)

Description: Responsible individual with 2-3 years experience in gymnastics at a competitive level. Head Instructor must be DPI licensed in the subject area or grade level. Experience working with youth is recommended.

Position: Youth Tennis & Pickleball Instructors      
Hours/Week: 15-20 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $8.75/hour (2-3 positions)
            $20.00/hour (1 position - Head Instructor)

Description: Individuals with above average techniques in tennis skills. 1-3 years instructing in tennis preferred. Head Instructor must be DPI licensed in the subject area or grade level.

Position: Softball Field Attendant (2 positions)      
Hours/Week: 15-20 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday (evenings)
Salary: $8.75/hour

Description: Responsible adult with some softball knowledge.  Must be available May 15-August 15.

Position: Flag Football Training Camp Instructor (1 position)        
Hours/Week: See Description
Days Required: See Description
Salary: $20.00/hour 
           
Description: Ability to lead a flag football training camp program for 7-11 year olds.  Football coaching experience preferred but not required.  Incumbent will review and plan the curriculum, assign duties to assisting staff, and teach skills.  The job will start late July with planning. The camp is 3 days in length and will be completed mid-August. Training camp is held in the evening at the Carson Park football stadium. This job will be a total of about 15 hours. Instructor must be DPI licensed in the subject area or grade level taught.

Position: Flag Football Coach/Leader                               
Hours/Week: 8-10 hours/week
Days Required: Tuesday/Thursday/Sunday Evenings
Salary: $8.75/hour

Description: Responsible individual to teach football skills and facilitate games for 3rd - 6th grades. Must have 1 year of experience playing or coaching football.  Must be available August 1-November 1.

Position: Running Instructor         
Hours/Week: 2-3 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday (Evenings)
Salary: $8.75/hour (1-2 positions)
            $20.00/hour (1 position - Head Instructor)

Description: Ability to introduce and teach running techniques to young children. Head Instructor must be DPI licensed in the subject area or grade taught. Experience working with youth is desired.

**AQUATIC POSITIONS**  All applicants must be available May 15-September 1. Our recreational and instructional swimming operations will be conducted at indoor pools located at area schools, and the outdoor pool located in Fairfax Municipal Park.

Position: Head Swim Instructor (5 Positions)      
Hours/Week: 15-20 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday, Saturday
Salary: $9.75/hour

Description: Responsible for assisting the Aquatic Program Planner in coordinating the day to day operations at their worksite and assisting with other duties as assigned. The Head Instructor supervises a team of 3 swim instructors and 2-3 lifeguards.  The Head Instructor is responsible for assisting with the development and training of all instructors assigned to their site through mentoring, shadowing, and leading activities at orientation and in-services. 2-3 years experience teaching swim lessons and certification as an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor are required.

Position: Head Lifeguard (3-4 positions) (Fairfax Pool)     
Hours/Week: 40 hours/week
Days Required: All week, must work alternate weekends
Salary: $9.50/hour

Description: Responsible to assist management in the coordination of lifeguards and their related duties. Seeking mature, responsible individuals who possess leadership qualities. Current American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification is required. Certification as a Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor is recommended, but not required.

Position: Lifeguard Training Instructor (1-2 positions)  
Hours / Week: 10 - 20 hours/week
Day Required: Monday - Friday (includes mornings, nights, and some weekends)
Salary: $11.50/hour

Description: Selected applicant organizes and instructs scheduled Lifeguarding, Junior Lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid classes; ensures that all skills are taught and practiced according to the American Red Cross program guidelines; completes all paperwork as it pertains to each American Red Cross class; assist in maintaining teaching equipment and updating course materials as needed; professionally handles various sized classes; communicates well with teens and adults; maintains a professional demeanor and appearance when instructing classes, proficiently demonstrates all American Red Cross lifeguarding skills and rescues; and keeps up to date on newest Red Cross policies, programs, and trends. Current American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor and Lifeguarding/First Aid/ CPR AED certifications are required. WSI or WSIT certification is a plus. Limited numbers of shifts are available May 1-June 1. Applicant must be available June 1-August 15.

Position: Swimming Instructors (Approximately 30 positions)    
Hours/Week: 15-20 (may also work as a lifeguard)
Days Required: Monday-Thursday, Saturday
Salary: $9.50/hour (WSI)
            $9.00/hour (non-WSI)

Description: Current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification strongly desired by June 1st. Provides safe innovative and enjoyable swim lessons following the Red Cross guidelines for the Parent Child, Preschool Aquatics, and Learn to Swim programs.

Position: Lifeguards (Approximately 60 Positions)     
Hours/Week: 20-40 hours/week
Days Required: All week, must work alternate weekends
Salary: $9.00/hour

Description: Lifeguard applicants are required to have the current American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification by start date.  Selected applicants may be scheduled indoors during swim lesson and/or outdoors at Fairfax Pool.

Position: Adaptive Swimming Instructor (4 positions)     
Hours/Week: 8-10 hours/week
Days Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $9.50/hour

Description: Current American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification required.  Experience working with mentally or physically disabled youths desirable. Instructors will teach individualized lessons for individuals with mental or physical disabilities.

Position: Water Fitness Instructor (2-3 positions)     
Hours/Week: 5 hours/week
Salary: $11.50/hour

Description: Responsible individual with knowledge of physical fitness and health. 1-2 years teaching water fitness experience preferred.  CPR and Lifeguard Training desirable.

Position: Cashiers (15-20 positions) (Fairfax Pool, Hobbs Ice Arena, or Carson Football Stadium) 
Hours/Week:  10-30 hours (must be available to work alternate weekends)
Days Required: Various hours, Monday-Friday, must work alternate weekends
Salary: $8.75/hour

Description: Responsible individuals with cash handling experience and ability to work with people. Previous restaurant or fast food experience desirable.

**UMPIRES/REFEREES/OFFICIALS CONTRACTUAL OPPORTUNITIES**

Experienced and non-experienced umpires/referees/officials are needed for our summer athletic programs.  *Note umpires/referees/officials are not City employees.  Umpires/referees/officials will be paid on a contractual basis. 

Position: Softball Umpires
Games/Week: 2-6 games/week
Day Required: Monday-Thursday
Salary: $18-$22/game

Description: 1-2 years of successful umpire experience in men's, women's, co-ed softball preferred. ASA certification is required.
 
Position: Soccer Referee
Games/Week: 4-8 games/week
Days Required: Sunday/Wednesday evenings (adult)
Salary: $18-$24/game

Description: Above average soccer knowledge.  Playing and refereeing experience preferred.
 
Position: Kickball Official
Games/Week: 3-4 games/week
Days Required: Tuesday evenings
Salary: $18-$22/game
 
Description: 1-2 years of successful umpire experience in kickball, softball or baseball preferred.