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Job Opportunity: Seasonal
Parks and Recreation Job Opportunities
Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation is seeking reliable teammates to work in a variety of seasonal roles. Apply now for an opportunity to join our team, earn money, and gain valuable work experience. Thank you for your interest in working for Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation.
If an ADA accommodation is needed, please contact Human Resources at 605-367-8740 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A sampling of open positions may include:
Recreation Division (Ages 16+)
Supervise open gym for all ages, adult league play, and meeting room rentals. Plan and instruct various recreation activities. Must be 16 years and older, comfortable working alone, and able to lift 50 pounds. Must demonstrate excellent customer service and enthusiasm. Flexible scheduling with a variety of hours and shifts available.
$10.50 per hour September–May
Responsible for serving as a community center assistant as well as ensuring efficient operation of a facility. Present professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintain a high standard of customer service. This employee must have excellent organizational, communication, and public relation skills. Supervisory experience is preferred. Must be available to work a variety of hours including afternoons, evenings, and weekends for 20-28 hours per week.
$16 per hour September–May
Experienced and certified fitness instructors teach classes for a variety of ages and fitness levels. For more information, call 605-367-8222. Applications, references, and programming ideas must be submitted.
$20-$25 per hour
Supervise outdoor ice rinks and enforce ice rink policies. Maintain order and safety on the rinks. Ability to complete and document money transactions with accuracy. Excellent communication and customer service skills a must.
$10.50 per hour December–February (as weather permits)
Previous refereeing experience preferred. Ability to enforce league and building rules. Referees must provide uniform shirt and whistle.
$35 per game November–March; Mon., Wed., and/or Thu.
MIDCO® AQUATIC CENTER (Ages 15+)
Greet customers, sell season swim passes and daily admissions, provide excellent customer service and set the tone for every visitor. An enthusiastic and friendly demeanor to every visitor is “a must.”$10.50 per hour
Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the facility; acts immediately and appropriately to secure safety of patrons in the event of emergency. Provides emergency care and treatment as required until the arrival of emergency medical services. Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service. Performs various maintenance duties as directed to maintain a clean and safe facility. Must be American Red Cross certified.
$11.50 per hour
No matter what their age, people need to know about water, and you are just the person to teach them water safety, swimming, and other aquatic specialties. Help prevent pool emergencies before they start by teaching patrons with swimming lessons. American Red Cross certification required.$12 per hour
Not only do you have what it takes to be a Lifeguard (see above), but you are also a Lifeguard Leader.
Responsibilities include overseeing, instructing, planning and assessing the personnel and executing lifeguard activities. Trains the newcomers and supervises the daily operations. Performs other pool duties and roles as advised by the pool manager. Must be American Red Cross certified with Lifeguard and WSI certifications.
Performs maintenance duties related to the proper operation of municipal swimming pools. Must be 18 years old or older. Work less than 28 hours per week. Possible available shifts are weekdays from 4:30 to 9:30 a.m., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., or 5 to 10 p.m.; Saturdays from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 12 to 8 p.m.; Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.$14 per hour
Pool managers will assist in enforcement of policies and procedures to ensure efficient operation of the pool facility including personnel management and training, scheduling, and dealing directly with customers. Presents professional appearance and attitude at all times, and maintains a high standard of customer service. This employee must have excellent organizational, communication, and public relation skills. Supervisory experience is preferred.$16 per hour
• +$0.75 per hour for Monday through Friday, 5:30 to 10:30 a.m. shifts.
• +$4 per hour for Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. shifts.