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Aquatics

Swim Instructors

Aquatics

Lifeguards

Aquatics

Swim Coach

Arts and Education

Cooking Instructor

Arts and Education

Summer Camp Leader

Arts and Education

Dance Teacher

Arts and Education

Preschool Teacher

Arts and Education

Pottery Instructor

Arts and Education

Preschool Enrichment Teacher

Arts and Education

Tumbling Instructor

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Nature Program Instructor

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Wrangler

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Backcountry Party Host

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Horse Camp Counselor

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Backcountry Expedition Camp Counselor

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Nature Camp Counselor

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Before and After Camp Counselor

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Backcountry Equine Program Instructor

Facilities

Climbing Wall Staff

Facilities

Nursery Aide

Facilities

Janitorial

Sports

Tennis Aide

Therapeutic Recreation

Therapeutic Recreation Specialist


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. Urgent need for day time staff. 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. Starting pay up to $12.05 per hour, depending on qualifications. To apply, go to www.hrcaonline.org/jobs. EOE

Salary: Starting pay up to $12.05 per hour, depending on qualifications.

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Aquatics

Birthday Party Host (Swimming Pool)

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Highlands Ranch Community Association, Aquatics Department is looking for responsible, energetic and kid loving Birthday Part Hosts. This position will work with the Aquatics Department to host year round swimming birthday parties. This position may require multiple three hour shifts on weekends. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the set up and clean-up of the party room. Works with the parents and Aquatic staff members to coordinate all party activities including food and drink. Will assist in managing up to 20 party participants (ages 4-13) in the party room and pool.

Requirements: Must be at least 15 years old. Must be able to work indoors/outdoors in a busy aquatic environment. Must be able to work in all types of conditions including, but not limited to, noise, heat, humidity and wind. Must be able to sit, stand, walk and get in the water. Must be able to swim 10 yards competently without stopping. Must be able to work weekends. Excellent customer service skills. Thorough knowledge of all pool rules and regulations. Must pass a background check and drug screen.

Salary: Minimum Wage


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 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 - $15.83


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. EOE

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.

Salary: Pay 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: Pay is dependent on qualifications and experience.


Arts and Education

Preschool Enrichment Teacher

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Preschool Enrichment Teacher The HRCA Youth Department has an opening for a part-time, Preschool Enrichment Teacher. Starting hours would be approximately 11:30am-5:30pm M-F, with the opportunity for additional hours during different times of the day.

Requirements: Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Teaching a comprehensive program to include Music, Story or Books, and Arts or Crafts projects, swimming and other activities that correspond to weekly themes, implement weekly themes, assist in maintaining and arranging the appearance of the room following Human Services guidelines, assist in preparing supply lists, 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. Applicants who meet the requirements for Lead Teacher Qualified are strongly encouraged to apply. Basic computer skills a plus. Ability to lift items 10 to 25 lbs. Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. EOE

Salary: Rate of pay starts at $12.61/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): 2 years of college training and 3 months (480 hours) of verifiable experience working with 4 or more school age children. 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. Rate of pay starts at $11.39/hr. Ability to attend staff training from May 28 - 31. Program runs from June 3-August 9, 2019. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. EOE

Salary: Rate of pay starts at $11.39/hr.

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Arts and Education

Tumbling Instructor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The HRCA Youth Department has an opening for a part-time Tumbling Instructor. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, creating and facilitating personalized tumbling 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 related experience and the ability to work after school hours, evenings and weekends (especially Saturday morning 8am – noon). Must possess strong customer service and interpersonal skills, ability to work well with children. Basic computer skills a plus. Ability to lift items 10 to 25 lbs. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: ROP begins at $11.39/hour.

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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

Dance Teacher

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The HRCA Youth Department has an opening for a part-time Dance Teacher for children ages 3-18. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, creating and facilitating personalized learning programs, working one on one and in classroom settings with students to prepare and assist them in developing not only a familiarity, but comfort and proficiency in dance. EOE.

Requirements: Must have a background in dance or related degree and 3 years of dance instruction experience and the ability to work after school hours and weekends. 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 pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: Rate of pay starts at $15.59/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.

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. EOE

Salary: Rate of pay ranges from $15.47- $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 a culinary or related degree and 3 years of culinary instruction experience and the ability to work in the mornings, after school hours and weekends. 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 pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Wrangler

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. Wranglers are responsible for the daily care of the trail horses, guiding guests on trail rides through the beautiful Backcountry, and the overall safety of our guests. This is a seasonal position with expected hours to be 10-39 hours including weekends and holidays. Dates of employment are May 20, 2019 – September 2, 2019 No housing available. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements: Candidates must be 16 years of age or older. Applicants must have experience in riding and horse care. Must be able to saddle, feed, water, and groom the horses, as well as do ground maintenance. Experience working with kids is a plus. 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. Current First Aid and CPR certifications required, or ability to obtain before the first day of employment. Must pass pre-employment background checks and drug screen. EOE

Salary: $11.10/per hour, plus tips

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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. The Nature Program Instructor will lead or assist with a variety of programs including, but not limited to, birthday parties, school field trips, preschool programs, youth programs, community programs, scout programs, and events. 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, astronomy, orienteering, and wilderness survival skills. This position will work on a per diem basis determined by our scheduled programming and the employee’s availability. Programs may run during the regular workday, in the evenings, or on the weekends. Please specify your availability and interest in your cover letter. No housing is available. Application Instructions: All applications require a resume and cover letter. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements: Candidates must be 18 years of age or older. Ability to work a flexible schedule, including days, nights, and weekends. 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 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, or ability to obtain before the first day of employment. Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. Must pass a drug and background check.

Salary: $12.69 - 14.80/hour depending on qualifications2.6


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Backcountry Expedition Camp Counselor

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. 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 Expedition Camp sessions are based on a theme including, but not limited to, water-based adventures, challenge hikes, camping, Leave No Trace, and field-based science. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and teaching age appropriate lessons, activities, and games related to the weekly theme, as well as transporting campers to off-site locations and leading all off-site trips. Expedition Camp Counselors are responsible for supervising up to 12 campers 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. Expedition Camp counselors must be able to think on their feet in the backcountry and make decisions based first and foremost upon safety. 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, Expedition Camp staff may be scheduled anytime between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., with the possibility of also working the Thursday night campout. This position starts May 20th and ends August 9th. No housing is available. Application Instructions: All applications require a resume and cover letter. The first review of applications will begin in January of 2019, however applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements: Candidates must be 21 years of age or older. Must have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children and teens. Prior wilderness experience is required. Must have basic knowledge of, and experience with, camping, camp cooking, Leave No Trace principles, hiking, rock climbing, paddle boarding or canoeing, and wilderness safety. Knowledge of basic ecological principles and environmental issues. Ability to lead challenging hikes, including attempts at summiting 14,000 ft peaks. Ability to play guitar or ukulele is a plus. 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 12 campers in a remote wilderness setting. 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 25 years of age or older will be required to drive the 15 passenger camp vans. Must pass a pre-employment background and drug screen. Must attend the mandatory staff training May 20 through May 24, 2019

Salary: $12.69—$14.80/hour depending on qualifications


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Horse Camp Counselor

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. 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. 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 20th and ends August 9th. No housing is available. Application Instructions: All applications require a resume and cover letter. The first review of applications will begin in January of 2019, however applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements: Candidates must be 18 years of age or older. Must have ability and knowledge—or a willingness and ability to learn—duties pertaining to the care of horses including, but not limited to, feeding, watering, and basic injury care. Experience with Western riding is strongly preferred. Must have basic knowledge of—or willingness to learn—topics including, but not limited to, horse breeds, horse anatomy, horse health, and care of other domestic animals. 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 25 years of age or older will be required to drive the 15 passenger camp vans. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. Must attend the mandatory staff training May 20 through May 24, 2019.

Salary: $11.10—$13.83/hour depending on qualifications


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Nature Camp Counselor

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. 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, 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 16 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. 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 20th and ends August 9th. No housing is available. Application Instructions: All applications require a resume and cover letter. The first review of applications will begin in January of 2019, however applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. No housing is available. 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. 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 25 years of age or older will be required to drive the 15 passenger camp vans. Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. Must attend the mandatory staff training May 20 through May 24, 2019.

Salary: $11.10—$13.83/hour depending on qualifications


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Backcountry 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

Backcountry Party Host

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 Party Host will be responsible for setting up, decorating, cleaning up, and running activities during nature themed birthday parties in the Backcountry Wilderness Area. Birthday parties include a 1½ hour block that is led by party hosts and ½ hour led by the birthday family. Backcountry birthday parties offer a wide range of activities from nature hikes and science activities to games and crafts. This position will work on a per diem basis. Some weeks there may be no programming, and other weeks there may be an opportunity to work up to 12 hours per week. Birthday parties run year-round in the mornings, afternoons, and evenings, primarily on Saturdays, with most the majority of parties occurring between May and October. Please specify your availability in your cover letter. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements: Candidates must be 16 years of age or older. Must have an interest in, respect for, and ability to work with children. Have a passion for nature and the great outdoors. Basic knowledge of local flora and fauna and ecosystems is a preferred. Previous experience working with kids is preferred. Must be comfortable working in close proximity to horses and chickens. Ability to adapt games and activities to fit the group’s needs. Ability to supervise and be responsible for the health and safety of up to 20 children. 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. Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. EOE

Salary: $11.10 - $12.50/hour dependent upon qualifications


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Before and After Camp Counselor

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. 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 20th and ends August 9th. No housing is available. Application Instructions: All applications require a resume and cover letter. The first review of applications will begin in January of 2019, however applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. 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 25 years of age or older will be required to drive the 15 passenger camp vans. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. Must attend the mandatory staff training May 20 through May 24, 2019.

Salary: $11.10-$12.60/hour depending on qualifications


Facilities

Climbing Wall Staff

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Are you looking for part time work? Are you interested in rock climbing? The HRCA has openings at the Rock Wall at Eastridge for climbing wall staff. The successful candidate needs to be at least 17 years old, disciplined, reliable, safety conscious, courteous, and enjoy teaching.

Requirements: While climbing, belaying and route setting experience are a definite plus, we’ll train the right individual. Both evening and day shifts, weekends and weekdays are available. This is a great way to meet other climbers, stay in shape and earn a competitive wage starting at $11.40 per hour. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. EOE

Salary: $11.40 per hour


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 in one of our large, first class, recreation facilities. EOE.

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

Salary: Starting pay is $13.50/hour.

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Facilities

Nursery Aide

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Part-time position to provide childcare for infants of three months to children eight years of age. EOE.

Requirements: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and able to lift up to 30 pounds. Current CPR and First Aid certification or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment required. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: $11.10/per hour

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Fitness

Personal Trainer

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Responsible for planning and conducting effective and enjoyable Personal Training sessions/classes in a variety of formats. Sets appropriate, safe structure for personal training sessions, assessments and tests; ensures participants a quality workout experience. Modifies the workout structure to accommodate various levels of fitness. Performs a variety of administrative duties including record keeping, answering phones and emails, and scheduling appointments. Keeps attendance records and monitors participant progress. EOE

Requirements: Requires a nationally recognized Group Personal Trainer Certification (ACSM, ACE, AFAA/NASM, AAAI, etc.) and an understanding of all rules and regulations governing the Personal Training program. Must possess current CPR/AED certifications. Must be available evenings and weekends. Must pass a background check and drug test. EOE

Salary: This is a part-time position with starting pay, dependent on qualifications.

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Fitness

Group Fitness Instructor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Conducts safe and effective Group Fitness classes to participants of all ages and ability levels. EOE.

Requirements: Requires a nationally recognized Group Fitness Instructor Certification (ACSM, ACE, AFAA/NASM, AAAI, etc.) and an understanding of all rules and regulations governing the Fitness program. Must possess current CPR/AED certifications. Must be available on Saturdays. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. EOE

Salary: Starting pay dependents on experience/certification.

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Fitness

Aqua Fitness Instructor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Designs and instructs safe and effective Aquatic Fitness classes, in conjunction with aquatic certification guidelines, for participants of all ages and ability levels. Requires a nationally recognized Aquatic Fitness Instructor Certification and an understanding of all pool rules and regulations governing the Aquatics program. Must possess current CPR and First Aid certifications. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. Please apply online at www.HRCAonline.org/jobs. EOE

Requirements: Requires a nationally recognized Aquatic Fitness Instructor Certification and an understanding of all pool rules and regulations governing the Aquatics program. Must possess current CPR and First Aid certifications. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. EOE

Salary: Dependent upon certifications and experience


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: 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: $11.10 per hour


Therapeutic Recreation

Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Highlands Ranch Community Association is looking for a confident, motivated professional to work directly with participants of all ages and abilities. 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 essential. 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. Provide administrative support and direct service to clientele and properly teach weekly group 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: Requirements 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 certified, possess current American Red Cross or equivalent First Aid/CPR certification or obtain in 30 days, and able to acquire lifeguard certification. Must also have a minimum of 6 months experience working with special populations in a TR environment. Must have experience or demonstrated skills in aquatics. Experience with children and working with volunteers preferred. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary:

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 saden@hrcaonline.org, CTRS, at 303-471-7043.


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