Employment

We're always on the lookout for awesome people to join our team as we work to make HRCA a great organization for all our members.

Key Application Information

  • Click on an opening below to learn more about a specific job and apply.
  • All jobs listed require a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Any problems or have comments or questions, contact Susan Roth at [email protected].

Current Openings


Facilities Management

Assistant Facility Supervisor

Aquatics

Lifeguards

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Are you a swimmer looking for flexible hours in a fun environment? We are currently accepting applications for year round employment. Immediate need for opening, morning, daytime hours. EOE

Requirements: You must be a minimum of 16 years of age. You must be able to swim 200 yards, tread water without the use of your hands for one minute and retrieve a ten pound brick from a depth of eight feet. Employment opportunities at HRCA may be available, but not guaranteed, after successful completion of a certification course. Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. Starting pay $12.32 up to $12.80 per hour, depending on qualifications.

Salary: Starting pay $12.32 up to $12.80 per hour, depending on qualifications.

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Aquatics

Aquatic Assistant

Job Type: Full Time

Description: Responsibilities include a variety of duties associated with the daily operation, supervision of staff, and management of an aquatic facility. This includes, but is not limited to, safety and risk management, training and in-services, hiring, maintenance and pump room operations, compliance with policies, rules and regulations and customer service. This is a Full-time position with excellent benefits.

Requirements: Requirements include excellent communication, customer service, interpersonal, organizational and follow-through skills. Lifeguard certification required. AFO or CPO certification preferred. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. EOE

Salary: Starting Hourly Rate of Pay - $16.25


Aquatics

Swim Coach

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing high level, structured workouts to age group programs, giving stroke correction and technique training to age group swimmers 5-30 participants, ensuring a safe swimming environment for all involved in the program, providing excellent customer service and working with other coaches to maintain and improve our high quality age group programs.

Requirements: A background in competitive swimming is required with 2 years of previous age group coaching experience desired. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. EOE

Salary: Rate of pay starts at $12.55 and is dependent on qualifications and experience.


Aquatics

Swim Instructors

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Responsible for instructing participants of all ages and skill levels to improve their swimming ability and water skills in a constructive, safe and enjoyable environment. Examples of duties include organizing lesson plans, teaching in-water swimming skills, maintaining written progression reports and producing final report cards to discuss with parents of participants on a monthly basis. Previous experience working with children and a competitive swim background is helpful. EOE

Requirements: Must be a minimum of 16 years of age. Good customer service and organizational skills are required. Scheduling requirements may include working evenings and/or Saturdays. Must possess a positive attitude and be able to relate to children of all ages. Swimming a competent freestyle and backstroke for 50 yards is required. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. Employment opportunities at HRCA are not guaranteed and depend on a successful completion of a certification course.

Salary: Rate of pay starts $12.32 per hour


Arts and Education

Summer Camp Leader

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The HRCA Art and Education Department has openings for part-time seasonal Summer Camp Leaders. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, leading groups of school age children in various recreational and educational activities, supervising groups and facilitating their daily schedules, monitoring children in the pool and on excursions, interacting with children, parents and staff in a professional manner and ensuring Human Services Rules and Regulations are being followed. EOE

Requirements: Must be able to supply proof of education and experience at the time of interview and those requirements are: • Must be 18 years of age • Must be able to supply proof of one of the following scenarios (including official transcripts and letters from previous employers stating hours worked): 1. 2 years of college training and 3 months (480 hours) of verifiable experience working with 4 or more school age children. 2. Must have 6 months full time (960 hours) verifiable experience working with 4 or more school age children. Must possess strong customer service and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with children. Ability to lift items 10 to 25 lbs. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. Rate of pay starts at $12.32-$13/hr. Ability to attend staff trainings from May 24-28. Program runs from June 1-August 6, 2021.

Salary: Rate of pay starts at $12.32 - $13.00

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Arts and Education

Preschool Teacher

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The HRCA Youth Department has an opening for a part-time Preschool/Enrichment Teacher. Hours vary depending on our AM or PM program needs but will range from 8:30am-5:30pm. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Teaching a comprehensive curriculum for children ages 2 ½ - 6 that assist students in developing their cognitive, social/emotional, linguistic and motor skills. Our afternoon program includes Music, Story or Books, and Arts or Crafts projects, swimming and other activities that correspond to weekly themes. Implementing weekly lesson plans, assist in maintaining and arranging the appearance of the room following Human Services guidelines, assist in preparing supply lists, attend monthly staff meetings, demonstrate excellent public relations and customer service skills when communicating verbally and in writing with participants, parents, and other staff and has a soft and gentle, warm demeanor working with children are requirements of the position. EOE.

Requirements: Teachers are required to obtain 15 hours of continuing education a year. Applicants must meet the requirements for Lead Teacher Qualified according to the Department of Human Services and must be able to supply proof of education and experience at the time of interview. Basic computer skills a plus. Ability to lift items 10 to 25 lbs. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: Rate of pay starts at $17.71/hour.

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Arts and Education

Pottery Instructor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The HRCA Youth Department has an opening for a part-time clay arts instructor. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, creating and facilitating personalized pottery programs, working one on one with students to prepare and assist students in developing not only a familiarity but comfort and proficiency in the subject. EOE

Requirements: Must have a related degree or 3 years of clay arts instruction experience and the ability to work in the mornings, after school hours and weekends. Must possess a familiarity in mixing glazes, firing kilns and teaching both hand-building and wheel classes for youth and adults. Must possess strong customer service and interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with children. Basic computer skills a plus. Ability to lift items 10 to 25 lbs. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Salary: Rate of pay ranges from $15.59- $17.71/hour.


Arts and Education

Cooking Instructor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The HRCA Youth Department has an opening for a part-time cooking instructor. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, creating and facilitating personalized cooking programs, working one on one with students to prepare and assist students in developing not only a familiarity but comfort and proficiency in the subject. EOE

Requirements: Must have an interest in culinary arts and two to three years working with children. Different culinary art experiences will be considered. Hours vary. Must have the ability to work in the late afternoons and evenings during the school year and days during the summer. Must possess strong customer service and interpersonal skills. Ability to lift items 10 to 25 lbs. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: Rate of pay ranges from $15.59- $17.71/hr


Arts and Education

Children's Instructor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The HRCA Youth Department has an opening for a part time Children’s Instructor. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, plans, prepares and instructs a specific children’s class. Provides a cost breakdown per class for revenue and budget analysis. Interacts with children in a positive manner.

Requirements: Must have excellent communication and customer service skills. Knowledge of education, children’s or general recreation programming in line with the class being taught. Must be at least 18 years old and be able to properly lift 20 pounds unassisted and 40 pounds assisted. Must possess current First Aid and CPR certification or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment. Must be able to travel between four (4) facilities as needed. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. EOE

Salary: $12.48 per hour


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Equine Program Instructor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Backcountry Wilderness Area strives to improve wildlife habitat, inspire the next generation of environmental stewards, and ignite a lifelong love of the outdoors for all. The Backcountry Wilderness Area offers a variety of educational programming to schools and the community. This position is responsible for planning, teaching, and coordinating both private and group horseback riding lessons, as well as facilitating basic horsemanship classes, pony programs, and more. This position is responsible for running and scheduling their own book of clients, must be able to coordinate lesson times with other instructors, and be willing to teach scheduled horsemanship and pony programming. Programs may run during the day, in the evening, or on the weekend. Please specify your availability and interest in your cover letter. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements: Candidates must be 18 years of age or older. At least three years horse care and riding experience is required. Previous experience teaching horseback riding lessons is preferred. Must have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children. Ability to adapt lesson plans and instructions to meet a wide variety of learners. Strong work ethic and motivation to contribute positively to the Backcountry Wilderness Area at large. Strong communication skills with ability to effectively interact with people of all backgrounds. Current First Aid and CPR certifications, or ability to obtain before the first day of employment. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. All applications require a resume and cover letter.

Salary: $13-16/hour depending on qualifications


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Preschool Program Instructor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Backcountry Wilderness Area strives to improve wildlife habitat, inspire the next generation of environmental stewards, and ignite a lifelong love of the outdoors for all. Located at 5,920 feet in the heart of the Front Range, our 8,200-acre campus—featuring an outdoor amphitheater, outdoor “classrooms,” a free play area with natural playscapes, archery range, horse corrals, and barnyard critters—serves as the ultimate learning environment. All of our preschool age programs allow children to connect with their senses, each other, and nature within a safe, exploratory space. Eco Explorers—our predominant preschool program—is an active, fun-filled outdoor discovery class for preschoolers. Each four-week session is themed and will include nature play, storytime, hands-on science lessons, short exploratory hikes, nature-based arts and crafts, and a meet-and-greet with live animals. The Preschool Program Instructor is responsible for planning, teaching, implementing, and overseeing the Eco Explorers preschool program throughout the summer, with possible options to continue working with the BWA in the fall and spring. Preschool Program Instructors are responsible for supervising up to 12 children and actively interacting with and engaging children at all times. The Preschool Program Instructor is responsible for checking children in and out for the day, maintaining high standards of health and safety, and set up and clean up of all activities. This position averages 6-12 hours per week. Preschool Programs run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m each Wednesday and Thursday June 9th-July 29th. This position will also have opportunities to work other programs with the BWA. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements: Candidates must be 18 years of age or older. Must have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with young children. Previous experience working with preschool aged children is strongly preferred. Have a passion for nature and the outdoors. Ability to plan, coordinate, and teach age appropriate lessons, activities, arts and crafts, and games related to each session’s theme. Ability to adapt lesson plans and instructions to meet a wide variety of learners. Knowledge of wildlife and basic ecological principles is preferred Ability to supervise and be responsible for the health and safety of up to 12 children each day. Strong work ethic and motivation to contribute positively to the Backcountry Wilderness Area at large. Strong communication skills with ability to effectively interact with people of all backgrounds. Current First Aid and CPR certifications required, or ability to obtain before the first day of employment. Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. Must attend the mandatory staff training May 18 through May 22, 2020. Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. EOE

Salary: $12.69 -$16.00/hour depending on qualifications


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Nature Program Instructor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Backcountry Wilderness Area strives to improve wildlife habitat, inspire the next generation of environmental stewards, and ignite a lifelong love of the outdoors for all. The Backcountry Wilderness Area offers a wide variety of programming to schools and members of the community. From school field trips to birthday parties, we strive to create a generation of problem solvers that appreciate nature and the great outdoors. Located at 5,920 feet in the heart of the Front Range, our 8,200-acre campus—featuring an outdoor amphitheater, outdoor “classrooms,” a free play area with natural playscapes, archery range, horse corrals, and barnyard critters—serves as the ultimate learning environment. This position is responsible for facilitating a wide variety of lessons, activities, or conversations on topics including, but not limited to, local flora and fauna, conservation, pollution, habitats, adaptations, watersheds, climate change, orienteering, and wilderness survival skills. The Backcountry Program Instructor‘s primary responsibility during the fall will be to lead or assist with Backcountry Nature School Day programs. They may also lead or assist a variety of other programs as needed, including youth programs, preschool programs, community programs, scout programs, events, and birthday parties. This position will work on a per diem basis determined by our scheduled programming and the employee’s availability, and can range from 8-30+ hours per week. Nature School Days will require availability for at least some of the following days and times: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Other programs may run during the evenings or on the weekends. Please specify your availability and interest in your cover letter. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements: Candidates must be 18 years of age or older. Must have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children, teens, and adults. Must have a basic knowledge of ecological principles and environmental issues and a willingness to learn more specifics on any given topic as required. Have a passion for nature and outdoor recreation. Previous experience teaching environmental education or science is preferred. Ability to adapt lesson plans and instructions to meet a wide variety of learners. Ability to supervise and be responsible for the health and safety of up to 30 children or adults. Strong work ethic and motivation to contribute positively to the Backcountry Wilderness Area at large. Strong communication skills with ability to effectively interact with people of all backgrounds. Ability to work in a busy environment with many distractions. Strong work ethic and a willingness to work until the job is complete. Excellent customer service skills and the ability to remain professional and demonstrate good judgement in all situations. Ability to think on your feet and respond to ever changing outdoor conditions. Previous childcare experience preferred. Candidates with prior childcare experience may be asked to provide verification of up to 1,040 hours of previous experience working with school-age children in a formal capacity. Current First Aid and CPR certifications, or ability to obtain before the first day of employment. Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. Must pass a drug screen and background check.

Salary: $12.73 - 16.29/hour depending on qualifications


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Horse Camp Counselor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Backcountry Wilderness Area’s mission is to improve wildlife habitat, inspire the next generation of environmental stewards, and ignite a lifelong love of the outdoors for all. Camp Backcountry accomplishes this through teaching scientific inquiry in a collaborative and fun outdoor setting. Located at 5,920 feet in the heart of the Front Range, our 8,200-acre campus—featuring an outdoor amphitheater, outdoor “classrooms,” a free play area with natural playscapes, archery range, horse corrals, and barnyard critters—serves as the ultimate learning environment. Camp Backcountry offers programs that provide a balance of hands-on science, field-based exploration, team building, and adventure. All Horse Camp sessions are based on a theme including, but not limited to, trail riding, obstacle riding, horse health, and barnyard animals. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and teaching age appropriate lessons, activities, and games related to the weekly theme. Horse Camp counselors are responsible for supervising up to 12 children each day and actively interacting with and engaging campers during all Camp Backcountry programs. Counselors are the primary caregivers for campers and are also responsible for guiding children in their personal growth. Counselors are responsible for checking campers in and out for the day, maintaining high standards of health and safety, set up and clean-up of all camp activities, and following all camp policies and procedures. Horse Camp counselors are also responsible for assisting with the basic care of and safety for all of our horses. This position averages approximately 40 hours per week. Camp programming begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. A typical work day is from 8:50 a.m. to 4:10 p.m., however Horse Camp staff may be scheduled anytime between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. This position starts May 24th and ends in early August when schools start. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements: • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older • Must have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children • Ability to plan, coordinate, and teach age appropriate lessons, activities, and games related to each weekly theme • Must have ability and knowledge of duties pertaining to the care of horses including, but not limited to, feeding, watering, and basic injury care • Experience with Western and English riding is strongly preferred • Must have basic knowledge of—or willingness to learn—topics including, but not limited to, horse breeds and anatomy, horse health, care of other domestic animals, predator prey relationships, and animal adaptations • Ability to adapt lesson plans and instructions to meet a wide variety of learners • Ability to supervise and be responsible for the health and safety of up to 12 children each day • Strong work ethic and motivation to contribute positively to the Backcountry Wilderness Area at large • Strong communication skills with ability to effectively interact with people of all backgrounds • Ability to work in a busy environment with many distractions • Previous childcare experience preferred. Candidates with prior childcare experience will be asked to provide verification of up to 10,40 hours of previous experience working with school-age children in a formal capacity • Current First Aid and CPR certifications required, or ability to obtain before the first day of employment • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. Applicants 21 years of age or older will be required to drive the 15 passenger camp vans. • Must attend the mandatory staff training May 24 through May 27, 2021 Staff cannot take more than five days off during camp. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. Salary: $13.00—$15.38/hour depending on qualifications and experience All applications require a resume and cover letter. The first review of applications will begin in January of 2021, however applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary: $13.00-15.38/hour depending on qualifications


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Art Camp Counselor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Backcountry Wilderness Area’s mission is to improve wildlife habitat, inspire the next generation of environmental stewards, and ignite a lifelong love of the outdoors for all. Camp Backcountry accomplishes this through teaching scientific inquiry in a collaborative and fun outdoor setting. Located at 5,920 feet in the heart of the Front Range, our 8,200-acre campus—featuring an outdoor amphitheater, outdoor “classrooms,” a free play area with natural playscapes, archery range, horse corrals, and barnyard critters—serves as the ultimate learning environment. Camp Backcountry offers programs that provide a balance of hands-on science, field-based exploration, team building, and adventure. All Art Camp sessions are based on a theme including, but not limited to, land art, painting, clay, metal work, and use of upcycled materials. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and teaching age appropriate art projects related to the weekly theme. Art Camp Counselors are responsible for supervising up to 12 children each day and actively interacting with and engaging campers during all Camp Backcountry programs. Counselors are the primary caregivers for campers and are also responsible for guiding children in their personal growth. Counselors are responsible for checking campers in and out for the day, maintaining high standards of health and safety, set up and clean-up of all camp activities, and following all camp policies and procedures. This position averages approximately 40 hours per week for a total of 1 week of training and 3 weeks of camp. There is potential to combine this position with one of our other Camp Backcountry positions for more hours the weeks we do not have art camp. If you are interested in this, please note specifics in your cover letter. Camp programming begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. A typical work day is from 8:50 a.m. to 4:10 p.m., however Art Camp staff may be scheduled anytime between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. This position starts May 24th and ends in early August when schools start. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements: • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older • Must have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children • Have experience with and interest in working with a variety of art mediums • Ability to plan, coordinate, and teach age appropriate lessons, activities, and games related to each weekly theme • Ability to adapt lesson plans and instructions to meet a wide variety of learners • Interest in nature and the outdoors • Ability to supervise and be responsible for the health and safety of up to 12 children each day • Strong work ethic and motivation to contribute positively to the Backcountry Wilderness Area at large • Strong communication skills with ability to effectively interact with people of all backgrounds • Ability to work in a busy environment with many distractions • Previous childcare experience preferred. Candidates with prior childcare experience will be asked to provide verification of up to 1,040 hours of previous experience working with school-age children in a formal capacity • Current First Aid and CPR certifications required, or ability to obtain before the first day of employment • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. Applicants 21 years of age or older will be required to drive the 15 passenger camp vans. • Must attend the mandatory staff training May 24 through May 27, 2021 Staff cannot take more than five days of time off during Camp. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. Salary: $12.50—$14.51/hour depending on qualifications and experience All applications require a resume and cover letter. The first review of applications will begin in January of 2021, however applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary: $12.50-14.51/hour depending on qualifications


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Nature Camp Counselor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Backcountry Wilderness Area’s mission is to improve wildlife habitat, inspire the next generation of environmental stewards, and ignite a lifelong love of the outdoors for all. Camp Backcountry accomplishes this through teaching scientific inquiry in a collaborative and fun outdoor setting. Located at 5,920 feet in the heart of the Front Range, our 8,200-acre campus—featuring an outdoor amphitheater, outdoor “classrooms,” a free play area with natural playscapes, archery range, horse corrals, and barnyard critters—serves as the ultimate learning environment. Camp Backcountry offers programs that provide a balance of hands-on science, field-based exploration, team building, and adventure. All Nature Camp sessions are based on a theme including, but not limited to, forest ecology, high desert ecology, geology, entomology, weather and climate, and wilderness survival skills. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and teaching age appropriate lessons, activities, and games related to the weekly theme. Nature Camp Counselors are responsible for supervising up to 20 children each day and actively interacting with and engaging campers during all Camp Backcountry programs. Counselors are the primary caregivers for campers and are also responsible for guiding children in their personal growth. Counselors are responsible for checking campers in and out for the day, maintaining high standards of health and safety, set up and clean-up of all camp activities, and following all camp policies and procedures. This position averages approximately 40 hours per week. Camp programming begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. A typical work day is from 8:50 a.m. to 4:10 p.m., however Nature Camp staff may be scheduled anytime between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., with the possibility of an occasional overnight. This position starts May 24th and ends in early August when schools start. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements: • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older • Must have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children • Have a passion for nature and outdoor recreation • Ability to plan, coordinate, and teach age appropriate lessons, activities, and games related to each weekly theme • Ability to adapt lesson plans and instructions to meet a wide variety of learners • Knowledge of basic ecological principles and environmental issues • Ability to supervise and be responsible for the health and safety of up to 16 children each day • Strong work ethic and motivation to contribute positively to the Backcountry Wilderness Area at large • Strong communication skills with ability to effectively interact with people of all backgrounds • Ability to work in a busy environment with many distractions • Previous childcare experience preferred. Candidates with prior childcare experience will be asked to provide verification of up to 1,040 hours of previous experience working with school-age children in a formal capacity • Current First Aid and CPR certifications required, or ability to obtain before the first day of employment • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. Applicants 21 years of age or older will be required to drive the 15 passenger camp vans. • Must attend the mandatory staff training May 24 through May 27, 2021 Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. Staff cannot take more than five days of time off during Camp. Salary: $12.50—$14.50/hour depending on qualifications and experience All applications require a resume and cover letter. The first review of applications will begin in January of 2021, however applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.

Salary: $12.50-14.51/hour depending on qualifications


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Before and After Camp Counselor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Backcountry Wilderness Area’s mission is to improve wildlife habitat, inspire the next generation of environmental stewards, and ignite a lifelong love of the outdoors for all. Camp Backcountry accomplishes this through teaching scientific inquiry in a collaborative and fun outdoor setting. Located at 5,920 feet in the heart of the Front Range, our 8,200-acre campus—featuring an outdoor amphitheater, outdoor “classrooms,” a free play area with natural playscapes, archery range, horse corrals, and barnyard critters—serves as the ultimate learning environment. Camp Backcountry offers programs that provide a balance of hands-on science, field-based exploration, team building, and adventure. In order to accommodate parent’s work schedules, we offer early drop-off and late pick-up options for camp. Before and After Care allows campers time to eat their breakfast, build forts, tend to our chickens and other barnyard critters, play games, do simple arts and crafts projects, and wind down from the day. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and teaching age appropriate activities and games at our Base Camp. Before and After Camp Counselors are responsible for supervising up to 30 children each day and actively interacting with and engaging campers. Counselors are the primary caregivers for campers and are also responsible for guiding children in their personal growth. Counselors are responsible for checking campers in and out for the day, maintaining high standards of health and safety, set up and clean-up of all before and after camp activities, and following all camp policies. This position averages 10-25 hours per week. Before Care programming begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 9 a.m. and After Care programming begins at 4 p.m. and ends at 6 p.m. Before and After Care counselors may be scheduled for before care, after care, or a split shift doing both. Please indicate your preference in your cover letter. This position starts May 24th and ends in early August when schools start. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements: • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older • Must have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children • Have a passion for nature and outdoor recreation • Ability to adapt lesson plans and instructions to meet a wide variety of learners • Ability to supervise and be responsible for the health and safety of up to 30 children each day • Strong work ethic and motivation to contribute positively to the Backcountry Wilderness Area at large • Strong communication skills with ability to effectively interact with people of all backgrounds • Ability to work in a busy environment with many distractions • Previous childcare experience preferred. Candidates with prior childcare experience will be asked to provide verification of up to 1,040 hours of previous experience working with school-age children in a formal capacity • Current First Aid and CPR certifications required, or ability to obtain before the first day of employment • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. Applicants 21 years of age or older may be required to drive the 15 passenger camp vans. • Must attend the mandatory staff training May 24 through May 27, 2020 Staff cannot take more than five days of time off during Camp. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. Salary: $12.32-$13.10/hour depending on qualifications and experience All applications require a resume and cover letter. The first review of applications will begin in January of 2021, however applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.  

Salary: $12.32-13.10/hour depending on qualifications


Facilities

Janitorial

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Highlands Ranch Community Association has openings for part time janitorial positions. Need dependable, honest, hard worker, with good communication skills to fill janitorial positions at our Northridge recreation facility. Open shifts on Tuesday, 4:00 - 8:00 PM and flexible hours on Friday and Saturday. EOE.

Requirements: Require background check, pre-employment physical, and drug screen. Must be at least 18 years old.

Salary: Starting pay is $13.83/hour.

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Facilities Management

Assistant Facility Supervisor

Job Type: Full Time

Description: Highlands Ranch Community Association seeks a team oriented, hard-working, hands-on, dependable manager with excellent supervisory, detail, communication, people, and follow-through skills. This position helps supervise the day-to-day operations of a large up-to-date recreation center including aquatics, cardiovascular-weight areas, classes, public areas, program registration, guest services, room rentals, janitorial, landscaping, training, and scheduling.

Requirements: Must possess excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills. Three (3) to five (5) years direct supervisory experience required. Schedule may include opening, closing, weekend, and holiday shifts between the hours of 4:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. This is a full time position with excellent benefits such as medical, dental, visions, life insurance, 401K, HSA. Starting salary is $43,680.00. Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. EOE.

Salary: Starting salary is $43,680.00

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Fitness

Fitness Coach

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Responsible for planning and conducting a safe and effective high-intensity, circuit style, team training class for participants to include, but not limited to, cardiovascular endurance, muscle conditioning, and interval training. EOE.

Requirements: Must possess a nationally recognized current group exercise certification or personal trainer certification and current CPR/First Aid certifications. Must be able to teach early morning and/or evening classes. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: Starting pay $20.52 dependent on experience/certification


Sports

Tennis Professional

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Highlands Ranch Community Association is seeking a Tennis Professional to perform a variety of duties associated with the operation of the HRCA Tennis Program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, implementing and teaching tennis programs including group and private lessons, leagues, clinics, camps, tournaments and socials. This position is responsible for ensuring the programs and procedures for teaching are in compliance with the recreation program guidelines. Assists in the professional development of Tennis Instructors and Aides.

Requirements: Must have working knowledge of tennis reservation systems and block time as it applies to the delivery of program services. Knowledge of tennis desk procedures, computers and customer service functions. Must possess current concussion certification. USPTA Level 1 or USPTR Professional certification is required. Bachelors’ degree in a related field from an accredited four-year college or university is preferred, or a minimum of 6 years tennis teaching experience. Must pass a background and drug screening. EOE

Salary: Starting pay is $23.45 per hour dependent upon certifications and experience


Sports

Tennis Aide

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Highlands Ranch Community Association is looking for a part time Tennis Aide. The Tennis Aide performs a variety of duties associated with the presentation of the HRCA Tennis Pavilion Program. Assists in on-court tennis programming to include group lessons, drills, camps, clinics, and other tennis programming. Works in conjunction with other tennis staff to promote the tennis programs and provide quality customer service. Supports the tennis desk model by providing information about on-court functions and needs.

Requirements: This position works in both an outdoor and indoor environment subject to climate changes. Manual dexterity is needed to type, write, use a calculator and answer the phone. Must be able to lift/move a maximum of 40 pounds unassisted and 60 pounds with assistance. Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers. Must be 16 years of age. Tennis player or prior experience with the game is preferred. Must pass a background and drug screening. EOE.

Salary: $12.32 per hour


Sports

Tennis Monitor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Highlands Ranch Community Association is looking for a part time Tennis Monitor. The Tennis Monitor performs a variety of registration and check-in duties associated with the operation of the HRCA Tennis Pavilion and the overall tennis program. Maintains a working knowledge of all current HRCA tennis programs, including lessons, leagues, social events and tournaments. Provides customer service by responding positively to customer inquiries and assisting customers in a timely manner. Responsible for accurate day-to-day collection of money tied to point of sale activities and program registration. Provides a prompt, courteous response to all telephone inquiries. Assists the Tennis Specialist in performing clerical duties related to the provision of tennis programming and operation. EOE.

Requirements: Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both in person and by telephone. Must be able to reason, problem solve, and effectively find solutions when problems occur. Must enjoy heavy contact with the public. Must be at least 16 years of age. Basic computer skills and phone etiquette required. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: $12.32/per hour


Therapeutic Recreation

Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Highlands Ranch Community Association is looking for an energetic and empathetic professional to work directly with participants of all ages and abilities, though predominantly children. This part time position requires knowledge of Therapeutic Recreation programs including personal instruction and group classes designed to enhance skills and well-being. Knowledge of adapted programming in the water and on land is desired. Must be people-oriented, flexible and customer service focused. Serve as a liaison between the TR Coordinator and families served through the Therapeutic Recreation program. Work flexible hours which includes some weekend and evening hours, up to 20 hours per week. Provide administrative support and direct service to clientele and properly teach weekly group / private programs. Assist the TR Coordinator with the daily operations of the Therapeutic Recreation program area for HRCA. Enforce all HRCA policies and procedures. EOE.

Requirements: Desired qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Therapeutic Recreation or Recreation with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation from an accredited four-year college or University, NCTRC certification preferred. Experience with people with disabilities, teaching and/or swim and sports coaching preferred. Experience with children and working with volunteers preferred. Must possess current American Red Cross or equivalent First Aid/CPR certification or obtain in 30 days. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: Rate of pay starts $14.90 per hour

To apply save the completed application then click the 'Apply Now' button to submit application, cover letter and resume. For details on the Therapeutic Recreation programs please call sa[email protected], CTRS, at 303-471-7043.


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Questions? Contact Susan Roth: email or call 303-471-8911.