Employment

Job Fair

Join us for an HRCA Job Fair Monday, January 20, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Southridge Rec Center - 4800 McArthur Ranch Rd., Highlands Ranch 80130

Get a head start and fill out an application today and join us at the Job Fair to meet department supervisors, hiring teams and participate in an interview.  We're hiring for today and the summer. The application must be filled out in its entirety for consideration. 

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Aquatics

Swim Instructors

Aquatics

Swim Coach

Aquatics

Lifeguards

Arts and Education

Summer Camp Leader

Arts and Education

Tumbling Instructor

Arts and Education

Preschool Enrichment Teacher

Arts and Education

Pottery Instructor

Arts and Education

Cooking Instructor

Arts and Education

Dance Teacher

Arts and Education

Preschool Teacher

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Preschool Program Instructor

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Party Host

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Expedition Camp Counselor

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Equine Program Instructor

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Wrangler

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Nature Camp Counselor

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Horse Camp Counselor

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Art Camp Counselor

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Before and After Camp Counselor

Backcountry Wilderness Area

Nature Program Instructor

Facilities

Guest Services

Facilities

Climbing Wall Staff

Facilities

Nursery Aide

Facilities

Janitorial

Fitness

Fitness Coach

Sports and Fitness Management

Fitness Specialist

Therapeutic Recreation

Therapeutic Recreation Specialist


Administration

Accounting and Assessment Assistant

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Highlands Ranch Community Association Finance Department is excited to announce an opening for an Accounting & Assessments Assistant. This is a part-time position working in both the Assessments and Accounting departments. This position has a high level of interaction with members of the Highlands Ranch community, involving high phone volume and in-person customer contact, processing payments and responding to homeowner correspondence. Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting with all accounting activities related to the collection, payment application and processing of homeowner assessments. The Accounting Assistant will assist with overall accounting functions as well as assisting with financial projects. The Accounting and Assessments Assistant will report to both the Assessment and Accounting Managers.

Requirements: An ideal candidate would possess a positive attitude, great customer service skills, be highly organized, detail oriented and have the ability to multi-task. This position requires a minimum of 1 to 3 years of accounts receivable experience or equivalent accounting experience. An ideal candidate will be highly computer literate and comfortable using the Microsoft Office Suite, the internet and other custom software utilized in day-to-day operations. Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics, NetSuite, or other similar accounting systems a plus. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. EOE.

Salary: Rate of pay starts at $15.83 - $16.54


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. EOE

Salary: $12.00 per hour


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. Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. Starting pay $12.00 up to $12.80 per hour, depending on qualifications.

Salary: Starting pay $12.00 up to $12.80 per hour, depending on qualifications.

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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 $12.30 per hour


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.


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.

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. Rate of pay starts at $12.25-$13/hr. Ability to attend staff trainings from May 26-29. Program runs from June 1-August 7, 2020. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. Please apply online at www.HRCAonline.org/jobs. EOE

Salary: Rate of pay starts at $13.00

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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. Must be at least 18 years old. Basic computer skills a plus. Ability to lift items 10 to 25 lbs. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: $12.48 per 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. 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 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


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. EOE

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.

Salary: Rate of pay starts at $12.61/hour


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 18th and ends August 7th.

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 18 through May 22, 2020 Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. The first review of applications will begin in January of 2020, however applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary: $12.00-13.00/hour depending on qualifications


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. Our Eco Explorers and Mini Camp programs gets even the littlest adventurer to engage their curiosity of all things wild. Eco Explorers and Mini Camps are hands-on nature programs where kids 2.5 to 6 years old get an up close—and age appropriate—education about wildlife, plants, geology, and learning how to how to safely explore in the outdoors. Each 4-week session is themed and each week will differ with activities like story time, short hikes, nature crafts, free play, live animal visits, and time with our chickens. Our staff to child ratio is 1:6. The preschool program instructor will work with our Eco Explorers program in the summer, with possible options to continue working with the program into the fall. This position is responsible for planning, teaching, coordinating, and facilitating a wide variety of preschool lessons on wildlife, insects, worms, plants, water, rocks, and seasons. They are also responsible for guiding young children in their personal growth and daily living skills. This position averages 6-10 hours per week. Programming begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 12 a.m. each Wednesday and Thursday in the summer. This position starts June 5th and ends August 1st. If there is interest, there is opportunity to continue working with the Eco Explorers program into the fall. If there is interest, there is opportunity to work additional hours with other Backcountry environmental education programs such as birthday parties or adult and family programs. Please indicate this interest in your cover letter. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements: 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 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 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. Previous childcare experience preferred. Candidates with prior childcare experience will be asked to provide verification of up to 520 hours of previous experience working with school-age children in an 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. Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. EOE

Salary: $11.89-$14.00/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. 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 screen and background check.

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


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Expedition 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 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 Thursday night campouts. This position starts May 18th and ends August 7th.

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 sports, and wilderness safety • Ability to lead challenging hikes, including attempts at summiting 14,000-ft peaks • Knowledge of basic ecological principles and environmental issues • Ability to play guitar or ukulele is a plus • 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 • 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 21 years of age or older will be required to drive the 15 passenger camp vans. • Must attend the mandatory staff training May 18 through May 22, 2020 Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary: $12.48-14.50/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 20th and ends August 9th.

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 18 through May 22, 2020 Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. The first review of applications will begin in January of 2020, however applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary: $12.24-13.10/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 4 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 18th and ends August 7th.

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 18 through May 22, 2020 Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. The first review of applications will begin in January of 2020, however applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary: $12.24-13.10/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 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 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 18th and ends August 7th.

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 18 through May 22, 2020 Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. The first review of applications will begin in January of 2020, however applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary: $12.24-13.10/hour depending on qualifications


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 position averages 10-39 hours per week. Typical shifts include horse care and mucking, tacking, and guiding guest or camp groups on the trail. Typical work days are weekday evenings, weekends, and holidays. This position starts May 18th and ends September 7th (there is some flexibility to start this position early and/or end early).

Requirements: • Candidates must be 16 years of age or older • Applicants must have experience in riding and horse care • Must be proficient at saddling, feeding, watering, and grooming horses, as well as have the ability to 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 check and drug screen. 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.

Salary: $12.00/per hour, plus tips

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Backcountry Wilderness Area

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. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Salary: $12.00 - $12.50/hour dependent upon 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. EOE

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 $12.30 per hour. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: $12.30 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 screen. Must be at least 18 years old.

Salary: Starting pay is $13.83/hour.

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Facilities

Guest Services

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Performs a variety of duties to meet the needs of members utilizing the recreational facilities. Examples of duties include monitoring and greeting members entering the facilities, equipment checkout and upkeep and supervision of the fitness area. EOE.

Requirements: This position requires a commitment of 3 shifts per week (including 1 weekend day). Minimum age requirement is 16. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: $11.10 per 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: $12.00/per hour

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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.

Salary: Starting pay $15.83 dependent on experience/certification.

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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, but beginning at $25 per class plus eligible for incentives.”


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.

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: $21.80+ per class - dependent upon certifications and experience


Fitness

Indoor Cycling Instructor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Responsible for safe and effective indoor cycling classes for participants. EOE

Requirements: Must possess a current indoor cycling certification, group fitness certification and current CPR/AED certifications. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug test.

Salary: $21.80+ per class - dependent upon certifications and experience


Sports

Youth Sports On-Site Supervisor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Youth Sports On-Site Supervisors needed to work night and weekend hours to provide exceptional customer service in our youth sports programs. Duties include enforcing gym/league rules and working with spectators, coaches, players, officials and other staff members to ensure a safe environment for youth sports participants. This is a part time year-round position. EOE

Requirements: Minimum of 18 years of age preferred. 6 months prior work experience in sports or customer service is preferred. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: Starting is $12.73/hr


Sports

Adult Sports On-Site Supervisor

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Adult Sports On-Site Supervisors needed to work night and weekend hours to provide exceptional customer service in our adult sports programs. Duties include enforcing gym/league rules and working with spectators, coaches, players, officials and other staff members to ensure a safe environment for adult sports participants. This is a part time year-round position. EOE

Requirements: Must be a minimum of 18 years of age. 6 months prior work experience in sports or customer service is preferred. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: Starting pay is $12.73/hr


Sports

Adult Sports Scorekeeper

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Highlands Ranch Community Association is seeking a scorekeeper who will perform a variety of duties associated with the administration of the Highlands Ranch Community Association adult basketball and/or soccer leagues. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, keeping accurate records of score and play within HRCA adult basketball and/or soccer leagues and tournaments according to organizational policies and procedures. This is a part-time year-round position with a starting pay of $11.10/hour, DOE. EOE

Requirements: Must have knowledge of the rules of basketball and/or soccer. Ability to work with adults in a recreation and competitive setting. Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external customers. Requires bending, pushing/pulling, lifting, stooping, kneeling and climbing to perform tasks normally associated with this position. Must be at least 18 years of age. Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. Must obtain CPR and First Aid certification. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: Starting $12.00/hour


Sports and Fitness Management

Fitness Specialist

Job Type: Full Time

Description: The Highlands Ranch Community Association is seeking a dynamic, motivated fitness professional who will perform a variety of duties associated with the day-to-day operation and administration of the group fitness and personal training programming areas. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to planning, organizing, directing and supervising the group fitness and personal training program areas which includes group exercise, mind/body, aqua fitness and cycling programs. This position is responsible for ensuring that assigned group fitness and personal training programs are facilitated within HRCA according to organizational policies and procedures. This is a full time position with a competitive benefit package. EOE

Requirements: Must have working knowledge of each assigned area. Must show ability to supervise and provide effective support for staff members and contractors, as well as volunteers and interns. Ability to organize, manage and direct multiple programs and perform multiple tasks. Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external customers. Must obtain CPR and AED certification within 3 months of hire date. Two (2) years experience in related field required. Group Ex Pro experience preferred. A Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Sciences, Recreation or Sports Administration or in a related field is preferred. Any equivalent combination of training, education and experience that provides evidence that the applicant possesses the required knowledge, skills and abilities is necessary to be considered for the position. Must pass a background check and drug screening process. Please include a resume and letter of interest along with your application. Position is open until filled.

Salary: Starting pay is $18.13 Dependent on Experience


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: Rate of pay starts $14.80 per hour

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