Parks & Recreation Job Opportunities

staff hiring

We're Hiring Part-Time Employees at the Rec!

APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE REC CENTER (900 W. ROMEO ROAD) & ON WWW.ROMEOVILLE.ORG.

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The Parks & Recreation Department is not just employees; we are a family. 

From the program or class instructors, the parks maintenance staff, clean up at special events, bus drivers, janitors, front desk supervisors or fitness attendants — Every employee matters! All duties are vitally important to the overall success of our department.

OPEN POSITIONS

Child Care Attendants

Provide child supervision for Romeoville Recreation Center participants in Child Care and the Jungle Safari Indoor Playground. Attendants will supervise children ages six months and up in the Indoor Playground or Creative Play Fun Room and act as the Indoor Playground Attendant and supervise participants of the Indoor Playground. Duties include create and lead child activities, enforce the policies and rules of the Indoor Playground or Creative Play Fun Room, clean up the Indoor Playground or Creative Play Fun Room after babysitting hours, collect entry fees from participants, report accidents and incidents that occur, inform parents of program policies and information, develop positive relationships with participants, handle complaints and direct them to the proper Supervisor, follow the Recreation Department’s safety and emergency procedures, participate in scheduled staff meetings, trainings, and events, maintain ongoing, open communication with Supervisor, be flexible and interact cooperatively with fellow staff members,follow the ServicExcellence program and standards and attend mandatory CPR and First Aid trainings. Applications can be obtained at the Romeoville Recreation Department (900 W. Romeo Rd., Romeoville) or online at www.romeoville.org. Contact Kristine Wahlgren at 815-886-6222, or kwahlgren@romeoville.org.

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Indoor Playground/Birthday Party Attendants

Provide child supervision and lead activities during birthday parties at the Romeoville Recreation Center. Duties include working with Recreation Center Supervisor and Program Supervisor to schedule parties, coordinate and supervise party details, such as serving food and refreshments, present opening time and playtime in the Jungle Safari Indoor Playground, Gymnasium, Gymnastics room, Drdak room, or any other room in use for the assigned party, informing direct supervisor of needed party supplies, responsible for setting up and cleaning the Celebration Room and Indoor Playground, Gymnasium, Gymnastics room, Drdak room, or any other room in use for the assigned party, supervise children at the Jungle Safari Indoor Playground, Gymnasium, Gymnastics room, Drdak room, or any other room in use for the assigned party during the birthday party, report accidents and incidents that occur, inform parents of program policies and information, handle complaints and direct them to the proper Supervisor, enforce the policies and rules of the Recreation Department, follow the Recreation Department’s safety and emergency procedures, participate in scheduled staff meetings, trainings, and events, maintain ongoing, open communication with Supervisor, be flexible and interact cooperatively with fellow staff members, follow the ServicExcellence program and standards and attend mandatory CPR and First Aid trainings. Applications can be obtained at the Romeoville Recreation Department (900 W. Romeo Rd., Romeoville) or online at www.romeoville.org. Contact Kristine Wahlgren at 815-886-6222, or kwahlgren@romeoville.org.

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Youth Program (kids craft corner, art, photography, calligraphy, painting, STEAM, fishing, etc.) Instructors

The Romeoville Recreation Department is seeking a multitalented Youth Program Instructor. The Youth Program Instructor will be responsible for planning and instructing a diverse set of youth general interest programs. Topics of instruction can include arts and crafts, drawing, painting, photography, calligraphy, STEM, fishing, and more! Individuals must have the ability to adapt to the needs of different age groups and have experience working with children in an enrichment setting. Applicants should possess a fun, creative, and outgoing personality with the ability to inspire creativity and confidence. Class days and times can vary but will likely be set during after school/evening hours and potential evenings.  Applications can be obtained at the Romeoville Recreation Department (900 W. Romeo Rd., Romeoville) or online at www.romeoville.org. Contact Alisa Anders at 815-886-6222, or aanders@romeoville.org.

Weekend Front Desk Supervisor

The purpose of this position is to perform reception duties, answer telephone, assist customers with registrations, enter data into the computer, and cash drawer responsibilities. This position requires someone who possess the ability to oversee a busy and diversified front desk, handling emergency situations in a calm manner, and while providing excellent customer service. Two years of experience in general clerical work, graduation from a standard high school supplemented by courses in office procedure, or any equivalent combination of experience or training, preferred. Experience with recreation registration software strongly desired.  Applications can be obtained at the Romeoville Recreation Department (900 W. Romeo Rd., Romeoville) or online at www.romeoville.org. Contact Anne Furman at 815-886-6222, or rfurman@romeoville.org.

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Gymnastics Instructors

The Romeoville Recreation Department is currently seeking experienced, highly motivated, energetic, and responsible gymnastics instructors. Ability to effectively communicate with participants, parents, and staff is crucial. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assist with the instruction, coaching, and evaluation of participants; daily instruction and spotting; work individually with participants to help them progress; assist with preparation and set-up of gymnastics equipment; assist with preparation of lesson plans; maintain accurate records; and follow all safety policies and procedures. Hours are available for days, nights, and weekends for preschool, recreational, and team level gymnasts. Applications can be obtained at the Romeoville Recreation Department (900 W. Romeo Rd., Romeoville) or online at www.romeoville.org. Contact Cassie Proctor at 815-886-6222, or cproctor@romeoville.org.

Dance Instructors

The Romeoville Recreation Department is currently seeking experienced, highly motivated, energetic, and responsible dance instructors. Ability to effectively communicate with participants, parents, and staff is crucial. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to; lesson planning, maintaining accurate records, following all safety procedures and instructing a combination of ballet, hip hop, jazz, and tap classes. Hours are available for evenings and weekends. Applications can be obtained at the Romeoville Recreation Department (900 W. Romeo Rd., Romeoville) or online at www.romeoville.org. Contact Cassie Proctor at 815-886-6222, or cproctor@romeoville.org.

Personal Trainers

The Romeoville Recreation Department is currently seeking experienced and knowledgeable Personal Trainers/Group X Instructors. The purpose of this position is to teach and train participants on how to properly workout and lose weight while motivating them to do so. Certification required. Ability to effectively communicate with members, clients and staff is crucial. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to: administering initial fitness assessment and equipment orientation; instruct participants based on their specific needs and goals to become healthier; instruct participants on safe and proper form and training techniques; educate members in health and fitness concepts, techniques and practices; must be able to train in a group setting; be willing to teach Group X Classes. Hours are available for days, nights, and weekends for Personal Training and Group X Classes. Contact Natalie Rigoni at 815-886-6237 or email for more information.

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