The Fargo Park District is an equal opportunity employer.
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.
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The Fargo Park District is accepting applications for the following 2013-2014 fall/winter seasonal positions:
FACILITY ATTENDANT POSITIONS:
BUILDING ATTENDANT (FOR ROBERT D. JOHNSON, RHEAULT FARM AND RABANUS PARK:
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.
ART CLASS INSTRUCTORS:
Art classes are held throughout the year. Duties include researching art activities, preparing syllabus, leading class instruction and program facilitation. Visual art experience and teaching experience required. Classes are for groups ranging in age from 3 to 16 yrs old. Classes are held on days and weekends. Individual must have a flexible schedule. Pay scale is $12.00-$20.00/hour.
CONCESSION STAFF AT ICE FACILITIES:
Responsibilities include handling food, money, general cleaning and keeping accurate daily records. Individuals must have good public relation skills. Pay scale $7.50 to $9.00/hour.
Evening and weekend hours required, September through February.
Event staff needed for fall and winter events. Duties include guest relations, program facilitation including costumed characters and kids games, ticket sales, food handling, site set up, tear down and general maintenance. Quality customer service a must, ability to lift 50 pounds, work outdoors, and follow instructions. Night and weekend hours required. Pay scale $7.50-$9.00/hour.
Santa Village Assistant Manager: Position is filled.
Position runs October 21-January 3. Assist Program Coordinator with managing onsite Santa Village operations Nov. 30 – Dec. 23. Managing staff, general maintenance of the lights and props and care of reindeer are part of the responsibilities. Duties also include decorating before and taking down decorations at the end of the event season. Assist in elf orientation and Holiday Lights Parade. Evening and weekend hours required. Strong skills in public relations, organization and leadership needed. Pay scale $9.00-$10.00/hour.
Elves: Positions are filled.
Responsibilities include creating holiday magic by working in Santa’s Workshop and Farm House at Rheault Farm. Duties include guest relations and assistance, program facilitation including supervising children’s and adult activity areas; monitoring of model train area; and assisting Santa and Mrs. Claus in a non-commercial giving environment. Weekend and evening hours required, November 30- through December 23. Pay scale $7.50-$9.00/hour.
ADAPTIVE BOWLING STAFF:
This program is for adults with special needs. The group meets at Red River Lanes on Wednesday afternoons. This position would be responsible for helping set up and take down the lanes for participants in wheelchairs who use ramps to bowl as well as assisting the participants with lining up their ramps and retrieving their bowling ball between throws. This program runs from late August thru the end of April. Pay scale is $8.00-9.00/hr.
ADULT BASKETBALL REFEREES:
Individuals will be responsible for reporting to each scheduled basketball game, starting on time, and maintaining control of games. Individuals will be responsible to find substitute if unable to be at scheduled game. Individuals must attend all clinics that have been set by the Program Director. Weekday evening hours and Sundays required, November through March. Pay scale is $29.00/game.
ADULT BASKETBALL SCOREKEEPERS: Positions are filled.
Responsibilities include opening facility for games and securing facility after game; setting up for the games, enforcing School and Park District rules; run score book and score clock; make sure facility is clean after games. Individuals should know the game of basketball. Weekday evening and
weekend hours required. Pay scale is $13.50/game.
ADULT BROOMBALL REFEREES:
Responsibilities include refereeing broomball games and enforcing league rules. Some experience is needed. Pay scale is $26.00/game.
ADULT BROOMBALL SCOREKEEPERS: Responsibilities include setting up for games, enforcing Park District rules; run score book and score clock; make sure facility is clean after games. Individuals should know the game of broomball. Weekday evening and weekend hours required. Pay scale is $10.00/game.
ADULT DODGEBALL LEAGUE COORDINATOR:
Responsible for supervising play, tracking rosters, scores and standings. Program is Sunday and Wednesday evenings, January thru March. Pay scale is $11.00-12.00/hour.
ADULT HOCKEY REFEREES:
Individuals must be USA Certified. Leagues are on Wednesday and Sunday evenings. Games are approximately one hour. Pay scale is $35.00 per game.
ADULT VOLLEYBALL REFEREES:
Individuals will be responsible for reporting to each scheduled volleyball game, starting on time
and maintain control of games. Weekday evening and weekend hours required, August through May. Pay scale is $17.00/match.
ARENA STAFF LEAD WORKERS:
Responsibilities include supervising building and shift workers, cleaning and general maintenance of the ice arena, operate Zamboni, answer phones, skate sharpening and must be able to work with the public. Evening and weekend hours required. Pay scale is $10.00-$12.00/hour.
ARENA STAFF WORKERS:
Responsibilities include assisting the shift lead worker with building coverage, cleaning, Zamboni ice resurfacing, answering phones and skate sharpening. Evening and weekend hours required. Pay scale is $9.00-$10.00/hour.
DIKE WEST ATTENDANTS:
Responsibilities include maintaining order and discipline of kids, keeping track of inner tubes, tracking of daily attendance, general maintenance of the building and working during private rentals before and after hours. Evening and weekend hours required. Pay scale starting at $8.00/hour.
LIFEGUARDS: Positions are filled
Lifeguards will be staffed at the Fargo South Indoor Pool on weekends December through March. Applicants must have current American Red Cross certification in lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid. Pay scale starting at $8.50/hour.
OPEN GYM ATTENDANTS:
Responsibilities include supervision of youth during open gym times, completion of weekly reports, maintaining discipline and order of youth, and tracking of equipment. Weekend hours required. Pay scale is $8.00-$9.00/hour.
OUTDOOR RECREATION INSTRUCTORS (UGO):
Individuals must be 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.
Responsible for setting up courts and supervising play. Program is Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., January through March. Pay scale is $8.00-9.00/hour.
Responsibilities include instructing beginners, intermediates, novice patch and adult skating levels at the Sports Arena, Coliseum and the Southwest Youth Ice Arena. Applicants are required to have basic through advanced skills experience. Weekday, weekend and evening hours required. Pay scale starting at $10.00/hour. For more information contact Dave at #499-6087.
SPORTS SAMPLER INSTRUCTOR/SUPERVISORS:
Responsibilities include instructing youth ages 4 to 6 yrs the basics of various sports and group activities. This is a five week program on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Sept 3-Oct. 3, 2013 and the month of January. Pay scale starting at $8.25/hour.
TEEN NIGHT BUS DRIVER:
This program is for teens with special needs. The group meets at Rheault Farm on Thursday nights and each week there is a planned activity or field trip. This position would be responsible for driving the group to and from scheduled field trips as well as assisting the Teen Night Coordinator in running the scheduled activities as well as interacting with and helping the participants of the group. This program runs from mid-October thru April. Applicant must have current and proper CDL endorsements and must pass a pre-employment drug screening. Pay scale is $10.00-14.00/hr.
TEEN NIGHT STAFF:
This program is for teens with special needs. The group meets at Rheault Farm on Thursday nights and each week there is a planned activity or field trip. This position would be responsible for assisting the Teen Night Coordinator in running the scheduled activities as well as interacting with and helping the participants of the group. This program runs from mid-October thru April. Pay scale is $8.00-9.00/hr.
WARMING HOUSE ATTENDANTS:
Responsibilities include opening and closing of warming house facility each day, maintain discipline and order of people at the warming houses, completion of daily reports and general maintenance of the facility. Evening and weekend hours required. Pay scale is $8.00-$9.00/hour.
YOUTH BASKETBALL COACHES:
Responsibilities include instruction and organization of youth basketball practices and games. Applicants must have good organizational and public relation skills. Weekday afternoon, evening and Saturday morning hours required. Program starts in mid-February. Pay scale starting at $8.25/hour.
YOUTH VOLLEYBALL COACHES: Positions are filled.
Eight week program beginning early October. Position reports to the Volleyball Coordinator. Responsible for organizing practices and games. Must have good organizational and public relation skills. Monday, Tuesday & Thursday evening hours required. Pay scale starting at $8.25/hour.
Courts Plus Community Fitness is accepting applications for the following part-time positions:
YOUTH PROGRAM INSTRUCTORS/SUPERVISORS:
Courts Plus Fitness Center is currently looking for qualified individuals to work with youth ages 3-12. The qualified applicant will assist in a variety of areas, including, but not limited to:
• Provide a safe environment for youth ages 3-12.
• Supervise and participate with groups of youth in a variety of indoor/outdoor sports and activities.
• Plan and lead organized games and other age appropriate activities.
• Interact and relate with youth and serve as a positive role model.
• Assist with set-up and clean up.
• Other duties as assigned.
All employees are required to be AED certified. For individuals that do not already possess these certifications, training will be provided upon being hired. Other requirements related to the position include:
• At least 18 years of age
• Experience working youth ages 3-12.
• Experience implementing youth activities and supervising youth in groups of 6 to 15.
• Willing and able to interact with youth on a daily basis.
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.
Courts Plus is accepting applications for part-time custodian positions. The position will be responsible for custodial duties within the facility and to provide a safe and clean environment. Hours are flexible: Monday-Thursday 9:00 pm-1:00 am, Friday/Saturday/Sunday 8:00 pm - 12:00 am, Monday-Friday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Applications can be picked up at Courts Plus Community Fitness, 3491 S. University Drive, Fargo or visit the Courts Plus website at www.courtplus.org to view and print an application. Open until filled. Courts Plus Community Fitness is an EOE.
For more information on your job application, please call 701-499-6060.