Now Hiring

The Park Board is now hiring for these temporary and seasonal positions for 2018. (Updated 8/29/2018)
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Aquatics


Lifeguard

— Positions available at indoor pools throughout the year. Requires Lifeguard Training, Standard First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Call for training opportunities. Must be 15 years or older. Up to 28 hours per week, including weekdays, evenings and weekends. 15 positions available. Starting at $8.75/hour • Info at 417-874-2815

Swim instructor

—Teach private and group swim lessons for all ages and skill levels. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification is required. Lessons take place at Chesterfield and Doling indoor pools during the school year. Must be 16 years or older. Up to 25 hours per week, including some nights and weekends. 15 positions available. Starting at $8.75/hour • Info at 417-874-2815

Water Fitness Instructor

—Teach water fitness classes at Chesterfield and Doling indoor pools. Pay based on certification and experience. AEA, ACSM, AFAA, ACE or similar fitness certification preferred. Must be 18 years or older, about 6 hrs./week, including some nights and weekends. 3-5 positions available. Starting at $12/class • Info at 417-874-2815

Family Centers


Fitness Monitors

—Monitor activities in fitness and gymnasium areas for safety and cleanliness, and assist Family Center members with exceptional customer service. CPR/AED certification preferred. Must be 16 years or older. Average 10-25 hours per week, includes evenings and weekends. 8-10 positions available. Info at 417-891-1616 (Chesterfield,) 417-891-1500 (Dan Kinney) or 417-837-5900 (Doling). Starting at $7.85/hour

Childcare Provider

—Supervise children ages 3 months-8 years, with an emphasis on safety and friendliness. Infant/Child CPR/AED certification preferred. 4-6 positions available. Must be 16 years or older. Average 10-25 hours per week, includes evenings and weekends. Info at 417-891-1616 (Chesterfield,) 417-891-1500 (Dan Kinney) or 417-837-5900 (Doling). Starting at $7.85/hour

Centers Monitor

—Provide excellent customer service at Family Centers, including managing front desk, phones, member forms, computers, handling money and general housekeeping. CPR/AED certification preferred. Must be 16 years or older. Average 10-25 hours per week, includes evenings and weekends. 4-6 positions available. Info at 417-891-1616 (Chesterfield,) 417-891-1500 (Dan Kinney) or 417-837-5900 (Doling). Starting at $7.85/hour

Rock Wall Monitor

—Monitor activities on the rock wall, and assist Family Center members with exceptional customer service. CPR/AED certification preferred. Must be 16 years or older. Average 10-25 hours per week, includes evenings and weekends. Typical shifts are 4-7 p.m. 2-3 positions available. Info at 417-891-1616 (Chesterfield,) 417-891-1500 (Dan Kinney) or 417-837-5900 (Doling). Starting at $7.85/hour

Group Exercise Instructors

—Lead group exercise classes including General Aerobics, Step Aerobics, Low-Impact, Boot Camps, Zumba, Pound and SilverSneakers. Immediate positions available for substitutes. ACE, AFAA, AFPA, FITTOUR, SilverSneakers or similar certification required, CPR/AED certification preferred. Must be 18 years or older. Schedule may include early mornings, evenings and weekends. 3-5 positions available. Info at 417-891-1616 (Chesterfield,) 417-891-1500 (Dan Kinney) or 417-837-5900 (Doling). Pay $12-18 per class

Personal Trainers

—Work with individuals or groups to provide personal training services. ACSM, NASM, NSCA, AFAA, AFPA or similar certification required, CPR/AED certification preferred. Must be 18 years or older. Info at 417-891-1616 (Chesterfield,) 417-891-1500 (Dan Kinney) or 417-837-5900 (Doling). Paid on commission.

Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park


Harvest Fest Attendant

— Help present the biggest fall-themed festival in Springfield! Multiple positions available, including parking attendant, ticket-taker for activities, and actors for the spooky Haunted Trail. Must be 16 years or older. Daytime and evening shifts, Friday through Sunday, Sept. 28-Oct. 28. 10-12 positions available. Starting at $8-10 per hour, Info at 417-874-2918.

Special Events


Recreation Program Assistant

—Assist in planning, organizing and staffing of Parks special events. Light data entry and filing. Mixture of day, evening and weekend hours depending on scheduled events. Up to 28 hours per week. Must be 18 years or older. 1 position available. Starting at $8-10/hour • Info at 417-864-1332

Tennis


Court Cleaner

—Clean 12 indoor tennis courts using a dry sweeper and wet-vac machine at Cooper Tennis Complex. Training provided. Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented and dedicated. Must be able to operate machinery up to 75 lbs., lift up to 20 lbs., carry 35-lbs. backpack blower on your back and walk while pushing the sweeper. Up to 28 hours per week, evenings and weekends. Must be 18 years or older. 2 positions available. Starting at $10/hour • Info at 417-837-5800


Front Desk Reception

—Manage front desk at Cooper Tennis Complex. Must be friendly and outgoing while answering phones and checking in members and guests. Duties also include membership sales, program registration, scheduling court reservations, opening and closing, general clerical, light cleaning and restocking. Up to 28 hours a week, including nights and weekends. Must be 16 years or older. 3 positions available. Starting at $7.85/hour • Info at 417-837-5800

Youth and Adult Sports


Cashier

—For fall baseball and softball leagues. Up to 28 hours per week, evenings and weekends. Must be 16 years or older. 10 positions available. Starting at $7.85/hour • Info at 417-837-5817

Scorekeeper

—For fall baseball and softball leagues. Basic knowledge of sport required. Up to 28 hours per week, all evenings and weekends. Must be 16 years or older. 15 positions available. Starting at $7.85/hour • Info at 417-837-5817

Umpire

—For fall baseball and softball leagues. Contract position. Basic knowledge of sport required. Training available, contact Killian Sports Complex for details at 837-5817. Up to 20 games per week, all evenings and weekends. Must be 16 years or older. 13-15 positions available. Starting at $12/game • Info at 417-837-5817

Referee

—For fall Adult Flag Football / Youth Lil’ Passers leagues. Contract Position. Basic knowledge of football required. Up to 3-4 games a week, mostly Saturdays. Must be 16 years or older. 4 positions available. Starting at $12/game • Info at 417-837-5817

Referee

—For fall volleyball leagues. Up to 30 matches per week, including evenings and weekends. Must have at least two years volleyball club experience. Must be 16 years or older. 3 positions available. Starting at $12/match • Info at 417-837-5817

Baseball/Softball/Flag Football Complex Manager and Gym Supervisor

—For baseball, softball, flag football and volleyball leagues, as well as gym supervisor for free play. Up to 28 hours per week, evenings and weekends. Must be 16 years or older. 2-3 positions available. Starting at $8/hour • Info at 417-837-5817