Employment

The Fargo Park District is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job applications may also be picked up at the Park District office, 701 Main Ave, between 7:30 am-4:30 pm Monday through Friday.

IMPORTANT: The Fargo Park District will request a background check on all individuals who are offered employment by the Park District. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (1971) requires that we inform you that a background investigation may be conducted as part of our employment screening and selection process. This may include an inquiry to obtain information regarding your character, criminal history, general reputation, personal characteristics, credit report and mode of living. The main objective of this investigation is to verify information you provide on your application or during the interview process. If a report is made, you have the right to request details of the report from the consumer reporting agency. Click here for copy of Background Check Policy.

The Fargo Park District is accepting applications for the following full-time benefitted position:

Park Forester

Primary responsibility would be to manage the Park District Forestry department. Minimum qualifications would be a Bachelor of Science degree in Urban Forestry or related field, possess a thorough knowledge of trees/shrubs indigenous to the area and a valid North Dakota driver’s license. Five years of experience in forestry operations with prior management experience. Horticulture experience is a plus, along with a strong knowledge of arcview. The Fargo Park District offers a competitive salary; retirement including pension; flexible benefit account; medical, dental, life & disability insurance options.The Fargo Park District offers a competitive salary; retirement including pension; flexible benefit account; medical, dental, life & disability insurance options.The Fargo Park District offers a competitive salary; retirement including pension; flexible benefit account; medical, dental, life & disability insurance options.The Fargo Park District offers a competitive salary; retirement including pension; flexible benefit account; medical, dental, life & disability insurance options.       

The Fargo Park District offers a competitive salary; retirement including pension; flexible benefit account; medical, dental, life & disability insurance options.

Click here to apply online or job applications and additional position information may be picked up at the Fargo Park District office, 701 Main Avenue, Fargo, ND.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and application to Tara Nielsen, Administrative Assistant, Fargo Park District, 701 Main Avenue, Fargo, ND 58103 or complete an application online and send cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

The application deadline is April 22nd, 2014.

Applicants MUST complete an application for employment to be considered as an applicant for the position.

Click here for job description, compensation range, benefits and information on the department.

The Fargo Park District is accepting applications for the following full-time benefitted position:

Marketing/Communications Specialist

Responsibilities include: managing and directing the Fargo Park District marketing and communication program; promote the Fargo Park District through publications, advertisements, website, online content and special events; as well as, establishing and maintaining media contacts.  Excellent verbal, written communication skills with layout experience, public relations experience and strong organizational skills a must.

Minimum qualifications include a four-year degree in Marketing or related major with preference given to individual with five years experience in various facets of marketing and communications.

Click here to apply online or job applications and additional position information may be picked up at the Fargo Park District office, 701 Main Avenue, Fargo, ND.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and application to Tara Nielsen, Administrative Assistant, Fargo Park District, 701 Main Avenue, Fargo, ND 58103 or complete an application online and send cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

The application deadline is April 30th, 2014.

Applicants MUST complete an application for employment to be considered as an applicant for the position.

Click here for job description, compensation range, benefits and information on the department.

Courts Plus Community Fitness is accepting applications for the following full-time benefitted position:

Tennis Professional - Supervisor of Junior Development

Responsibilities include junior and adult instruction, general court maintenance, leagues, tournaments, special events and racquet stringing.  Must possess a USPTA/PTR or USTA certification.

Compensation includes a salary and commission on instructing private/group tennis lessons. Courts Plus offers a competitive salary; retirement including pension; flexible benefit account; medical, dental, life & disability insurance options.

Click here to apply online or job applications and additional position information may be picked up Courts Plus Community Fitness, 3491 S. University Drive, Fargo or visit www.courtsplus.org  to view and print an application.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and application to Tara Nielsen, Administrative Assistant, Fargo Park District, 701 Main Avenue, Fargo, ND 58103 or complete an application online and send a cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

The application deadline is April 30th, 2014.

Applicants MUST complete an application for employment to be considered as an applicant for the position.

Click here for job description, compensation range, benefits and information on the department.

The Fargo Park District is accepting applications for the following 2014 seasonal positions:

FACILITY ATTENDANT POSITIONS:

BUILDING ATTENDANT (FOR ROBERT D. JOHNSON, RHEAULT FARM AND RABANUS PARK):
Individuals must be at least 18 years old.  Responsibilities include opening building and rooms, setting up rentals, overseeing rentals, locking building, light office work and custodial duties.  Part time position weekdays, evenings and weekends, hours will vary.  Pay scale $8.00 to $9.00/hour.

GOLF COURSE POSITIONS:

DRIVING RANGE ATTENDANT:
Individual must be at least 16 years old.  Responsibilities include cleaning golf carts, picking the practice range and set up for tournaments and league.  Previous experience not necessary.  Pay scale $7.25 to $8.25/hour.

GOLF COURSE MAINTENANCE:
Individuals must be at least 18 years old and have a valid drivers license.  Responsibilities include providing grounds maintenance labor at the public golf courses, operation of tractors, self-propelled mowers, irrigation equipment, trucks and a variety of hand tools.  Weekend work required on a rotating basis.  Pay scale starting at $8.00/hour.

PLAYER ASSISTANTS (GOLF RANGERS):
Individuals must be 18 years old with a valid driver’s license.  Reports to Golf Pro, coordinates starting times, assist players with pace of play and monitor cart traffic.  Varying hours weekdays and weekends.  Pay scale $7.25 to $8.25/hour.

PRO SHOP ATTENDANT:
Individual must be at least 18 years old.  Responsibilities include checking in golfers, answering phones, merchandise sales, working with computers and requires exceptional customer service. 
Previous experience not necessary.   Computer skills and retail sales experience is a plus.  Pay scale $8.00 to $10.00/hour.

ROSE CREEK GRILL STAFF:
Individuals, 21 years or older, must have good public relation skills and food service experience.  Must be able to work weekends and evenings.  Pay scale $8.50/hour plus tips.

MAINTENANCE POSITIONS:

BALLFIELD MAINTENANCE:
Individuals must be at least 18 years old with a valid drivers license. Responsibilities include operation of trucks, tractors, hand tools and other equipment while maintaining and upkeep of softball, baseball and soccer fields.  Must be able to work evenings and weekends also, May through September.  Pay scale starting at $8.00/hour and $10.00/hour for supervisors.

LINDENWOOD PARK MAINTENANCE:
Individual will be hired to maintain Lindenwood Park.  Applicant must be at least 16 years of age.  Responsibilities will include cleaning of restrooms and park shelters, garbage collection and removal as well as mowing and trimming in the park and surrounding park areas.  Position is 40 hours/week with weekend hours required.  Pay scale starting $8.00/hour.

MECHANIC’S HELPER/ASSISTANT:
Individuals must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.  Applicant should have mechanical aptitude with a willingness to learn.  Responsibilities include assisting full time mechanics with all aspects of maintenance and repair work on park district equipment.  Basic service work on gas and diesel engines, tire repairs and answering service calls will be required.  The position runs approximately from May 1st through September. Hours are weekdays 7:00am – 3:30pm. Pay range is $9.00 to $11.00/hour.

PARK FORESTRY WORKERS:
Individuals must be at least 18 years old and have a valid drivers license.  Responsibilities include assisting in the general care of trees.  Pay scale starting at $8.00/hour.   Pay scale $9.00/hour for supervisors and $10.00/hour for equipment operators; and GIS technician $11.25/hour.  Positions run May through September 30th.

PARK MAINTENANCE MOWING CREW AND TRIM CREW:
Individuals must be at least 18 years old and have a valid drivers license.  Responsibilities include operation of small mowers, hand push mowers and string trimmers in the parks.  Pay scale; $8.00 and $8.50/hour for supervisors; $10.00/hour for equipment operators.

SOCCER FIELD MAINTENANCE:
Individual will be hired to concentrate on soccer field maintenance.  Responsibilities will include mowing, trimming and fertilizing soccer fields.  Individual must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid drivers license. Must be able to work evenings and weekends. Pay scale starting at $8.00/hour.

THARALDSON FIELD MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR:
Individual will work under the general supervision of the Athletic and Athletic/Facility Coordinator and Maintenance Supervisor to prepare and maintain athletic fields for league games and weekend tournaments at Tharaldson baseball complex.  Individual must be at least 18 years of age and have a valid drivers license.  Responsibilities include operation of a variety of equipment to maintain athletic fields and lawns.  Must utilize independent judgment in performing grounds maintenance activities and knowledge of and/or experience playing baseball a plus.  Pay scale $10.00/hour.

RECREATION POSITIONS:

ADAPTIVE PLAYTOWN STAFF:
Individuals must be at least 16 years of age.  Responsibilities include working with mentally/physically disabled children ages 5-20.  Other responsibilities include providing recreational activities such as:  swimming, trips, arts and crafts, etc.  Monday through Thursday, June 5-July 30.  Hourly wage $8.25 to $9.25/hour. 
Squirt Camp: Ages 5-6, hours 9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m.; 12-20 hours per week. 
Junior Camp: Ages 7-9, hours 9:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.; 20-25 hours per week.
Teen Camp:  Ages 10-14, hours 9:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.; 20-25 hours per week.
Camp-A-Day Program:  Ages 15-20, hours 9:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.; 20-25 hours per week.

ADAPTIVE PLAYTOWN COORDINATORS:
Individual must be at least 18 years of age.  Responsibilities include working with mentally/physically disabled individuals, leading each camp, lining up field trips, planning activities, training staff on each child’s needs.  Monday through Thursday, June 5-July 30.  Hourly wage $11.00 to $12.00/hour. 
Squirt Camp: Ages 5-6, hours 9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m.; 12-20 hours per week.  
Junior Camp: Ages 7-9, hours 9:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.; 20-25 hours per week.
Teen Camp:  Ages 10-14, hours 9:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.; 20-25 hours per week.
Camp-A-Day Program:  Ages 15-20, hours 9:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.; 20-25 hours per week.

ADAPTIVE PLAYTOWN BUS DRIVER:
Individual must be at least 18 years of age and possess proper CDL license with passenger endorsement.  Responsibilities include transporting Adaptive Playtown Camp participants to and from the program as well as assisting with camp supervision.  Monday through Thursday, 8:00a.m. to 3:00p.m., June 5 through July 30.  Hourly rate $12.00 to $14.00/hour.

ADAPTIVE SOFTBALL UMPIRE: 
Umpire needed for a softball league for people with special needs.  Individual must be at least 18 years of age and needs to have a good understanding of softball rules, ASA sanctioning not required, but desired.  Experience with the individuals with special needs a plus.  Games are Tuesday and Thursday evenings, June through August.  Pay scale $30.00/game.

ADULT KICKBALL COORDINATOR:
Individual must be at least 18 years of age and possess good public relation skills as well as knowledge of kickball rules.  Person will be responsible for umpiring games and reporting scores to the Recreation Specialist.  Games are on Wednesday evenings from June through August.  Hourly wage $11.00 to $12.00/hour. 

ADULT COED SOFTBALL UMPIRES: 
Umpires needed for adult coed softball leagues.  Individuals must be at least 18 years of age and possess good public relation skills; complete knowledge of softball rules is mandatory.  Umpires must be ASA sanctioned.  Games Mon. thru Thurs.evenings starting May 12.  Pay scale $27.00/game.

OUTDOOR RECREATION INSTRUCTORS (UGO):
Individuals must be at least 16 years of age and experienced with hunting and fishing skills.  The individual must possess good teaching and public relations skills to work with both youth and adults.  Hours and rate of pay varies by positions.  Pay scale $8.00 to $16.00/hour.

PLAYTOWN STAFF:
Individuals must be at least 15 years of age.  Responsibilities include supervising the playground center and providing a variety of activities such as:  recreational games, arts and crafts, and story time.  21 hours per week.  Monday-Thursday 9:00-11:30a.m.and 12:30-3:00p.m.  Dates are June 5-July 30.  Hourly wage $8.00 to $9.00/hour.

PLAYTOWN PLUS STAFF:
Individuals must be at least 15 years of age.  Responsibilities include supervising a recreational playground center at Jefferson Park, Clara Barton, Centennial Park and Lincoln Park.  Also provide and develop various activities such as recreational games, story time, etc.  20 hours per week.  Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., June 5-July 30.  Hourly rate $8.00 to $9.00/hour.

SPECIAL EVENTS STAFF: 
Individuals at least 14 years of age will be hired to set up, facilitate and clean up special events, festivals and programs in the parks.  Tasks may include, but are not limited to, maintenance of parks during events, technical assistance, and assist with children’s activities like arts and crafts.  Qualified applicants should possess the ability to communicate effectively with the general public, lift up to 50 pounds and enjoy working outdoors.  Must be able to work evenings and weekends.  Hours will vary May 1 through August 29.  Pay scale $7.50 to $10.00/hour.

SPORTS SAMPLER STAFF:
Individuals must be at least 16 years of age to work with youth ages 4 to 6 years old.  Responsibilities include supervising recreational activities such as soccer, kickball, t-ball and other fun and recreational games for children of this age.  Individuals must possess good public relation skills with youth and adults.  Dates are early April through mid May Mondays through Thursdays (4:30pm-8:00pm).  Pay scale $8.25 to $9.25/hour.  We also offer a summer Sports Sampler June and July, Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

SWIMMING POOLS:
Water Safety Instructors and Lifeguards:  Individuals will be hired for our five outdoor swimming pools.  Individuals must possess current American Red Cross certification with previous experience preferred.  Lessons are Monday through Friday mornings from June to August.  General admission pool hours are afternoons and evenings both weekdays and weekends.  Individuals will be required to supervise children and adults and enforce safety procedures, rules and policies.  Water Safety Instructors must be at least 16 years of age-$9.50 to $10.50/hour; Lifeguards must be at least 15 years of age-$8.50 to $9.50/hour; Head Guard must be at least 18 years of age-$10.50 to $11.50/hour; Assistant Manager must be at least 18 years of age- $11.50 to $12.50/hour.

Pool Cashiers: 
Individuals must have good public relation skills.  Responsibilities include handling of money and season passes, keeping accurate daily records, and general cleaning.  Pay scale $7.50 to $8.50/hour.  Individuals 14 abd15 years of age must obtain a work permit when hired to work in this position.

Locker Room Attendants: 
Responsibilities include supervising the locker rooms, handling swimmer’s bags and keeping the locker rooms in order.  Pay scale $7.50 to $8.50/hour.  Individuals 14 or 15 years of age must obtain a work permit when hired to work in this position. 

YOUTH BASEBALL/SOFTBALL DIAMOND STAFF:
Individuals must be at least 16 years of age.  Responsibilities include supervising and umpiring youth baseball and softball games.  Individuals must possess good public relation skills with children and parents.  Complete knowledge of softball/baseball rules of the game is mandatory.  Hours are Monday through Friday mornings, afternoons and evenings.  Pay scale $8.25 to $9.25/hour.

YOUTH GOLF COORDINATOR:
Individual must be at least 18 years of age to supervise youth golf program, must have good knowledge and ability to play the game of golf.  Must be able to teach the game of golf.  Must possess good public relation and organizational skills.  Dates and times are 7:30am to 12:00 noon, Monday through Thursday and occasionally Fridays, June through mid- August.  Pay scale $11.00 to $12.00/hr.

YOUTH GOLF INSTRUCTORS:
Individuals must be at least 16 years of age and have knowledge and ability to play the game of golf.  Must also be able to teach youth the game of golf.  Teaching and public relations skills are very important.  Monday through Thursday, and occasionally Fridays, June to mid-August.  Pay scale $8.25 to $9.25/hour. 

YOUTH TENNIS INSTRUCTORS:
Individuals must be at least 15 years old and have experience, knowledge and ability to play the game of tennis.  Individuals will be teaching group tennis lessons.  The youth tennis program runs June 2 through August 1.  Deadline for applications will be May 1, 2014.  Starting wage is $7.25/hour.  For more information, contact Jerry Caulfield or Ryan Myhre at 701-237-4805.

YOUTH TRACK COACHES:
Individuals needed to coach youth track program.  Individuals must be at least 16 years of age and possess good public relation skills with children and parents.  Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 9:00pm; starting June 2 through June 26.  Pay scale $8.25 to $9.25/hour.

YOUTH TRACK COORDINATOR:
An individual is needed to supervise the youth track program.  Must be at least 18 years of age.  Responsibilities include; working Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-9:00pm, scheduling, setting up practices and meets, and overall supervision of the program; starting June 2 through June 26.  The individual must possess good public relation skills and possess good knowledge of track.  Pay scale $11.00 to $12.00/hour.

YOUTH VOLLEYBALL CAMP COACH:
Individuals are needed to instruct girls in grades 3-6.  Individuals must be at least 16 years of age and possess good public relations skills and a basic knowledge of Volleyball.  Camp dates are June 4-7.  Pay scale $8.25 to $9.25/hour.

Courts Plus Community Fitness is accepting applications for the following part-time position:

CHILD CARE PROVIDERS:

Part-time Child Care Providers are needed for ages newborn and up.  Morning, evening and weekend hours.  Approximately 10-20 hours per week.  Starting wage is $8.00. Applications can be picked up at Courts Plus Community Fitness, 3491 S. University Drive, Fargo or visit the Courts Plus website at www.courtsplus.org to view and print an application. Courts Plus Community Fitness is an EOE.

For more information on your job application, please call 701-499-6060.