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Key Application Information

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

Current Openings

Starting pay rates listed.

Aquatics

For more information about pool jobs (Aquatic Assistant, Birthday Party Host, Lifeguards) contact Matt Muller at [email protected] or 303-471-8912.

For swim program jobs (Aquatic Coaches, Instructors, and Program Specialists) contact Diane Ball at [email protected] or 303-471-8935.

Aquatic Program Head Coach | $17.75/hour


Aquatics

For more information about pool jobs (Aquatic Assistant, Birthday Party Host, Lifeguards) contact Matt Muller at [email protected] or 303-471-8912.

For swim program jobs (Aquatic Coaches, Instructors, and Program Specialists) contact Diane Ball at [email protected] or 303-471-8935.

Aquatics Assistant


Aquatics

For more information about pool jobs (Aquatic Assistant, Birthday Party Host, Lifeguards) contact Matt Muller at [email protected] or 303-471-8912.

For swim program jobs (Aquatic Coaches, Instructors, and Program Specialists) contact Diane Ball at [email protected] or 303-471-8935.

Lifeguards | $15.00/hour


Aquatics

For more information about pool jobs (Aquatic Assistant, Birthday Party Host, Lifeguards) contact Matt Muller at [email protected] or 303-471-8912.

For swim program jobs (Aquatic Coaches, Instructors, and Program Specialists) contact Diane Ball at [email protected] or 303-471-8935.

Private Lesson Swim Instructor | $24.00/hour


Aquatics

For more information about pool jobs (Aquatic Assistant, Birthday Party Host, Lifeguards) contact Matt Muller at [email protected] or 303-471-8912.

For swim program jobs (Aquatic Coaches, Instructors, and Program Specialists) contact Diane Ball at [email protected] or 303-471-8935.

Swim Coach | $15.25/hour


Aquatics

For more information about pool jobs (Aquatic Assistant, Birthday Party Host, Lifeguards) contact Matt Muller at [email protected] or 303-471-8912.

For swim program jobs (Aquatic Coaches, Instructors, and Program Specialists) contact Diane Ball at [email protected] or 303-471-8935.

Swim Instructors | $15.00/hour


Arts and Education

For more information contact Meredith Parker at [email protected] or 303-471-8880.

Dance Teacher | $16.59-$18.71/hour


Arts and Education

For more information contact Meredith Parker at [email protected] or 303-471-8880.

Preschool Aide | $15.00/hour


Arts and Education

For more information contact Meredith Parker at [email protected] or 303-471-8880.

Preschool Teacher | $19.71/hour


Backcountry Wilderness Area

For more information contact Mark Giebel at [email protected] or 303-471-8885.

Equine Program Instructor | $14.50-17.00/hour


Backcountry Wilderness Area

For more information contact Mark Giebel at [email protected] or 303-471-8885.

Nature Camp Counselor | $15.00-$16.00/hour


Backcountry Wilderness Area

For more information contact Mark Giebel at [email protected] or 303-471-8885.

Nature Program Instructor | $15.00-$17.00/hour


Facilities

For more information contact Jake Heerdt at [email protected] or 303-471-8837.

Guest Services Representative | $14.00/hour


Facilities

For more information contact Jake Heerdt at [email protected] or 303-471-8837.

Janitorial | $16.50/hour


Facilities

For more information contact Jake Heerdt at [email protected] or 303-471-8837.

Membership Services


Facilities

For more information contact Jake Heerdt at [email protected] or 303-471-8837.

Nursery Aide | $13.00/per hour


Fitness

For more information contact Hannah Yeager at [email protected] or 303-471-7044.

Aqua Fitness Instructor | $25.20-$30.59/class


Fitness

For more information contact Hannah Yeager at [email protected] or 303-471-7044.

Fitness Coach


Fitness

For more information contact Hannah Yeager at [email protected] or 303-471-7044.

Personal Trainer | $24.57-$31.43/session


Fitness

For more information contact Hannah Yeager at [email protected] or 303-471-7044.

Yoga Instructor | $27.93-$33.25/class


Sports

For more information about tennis jobs contact Jeff Hayes at [email protected] or 303-471- 8934.

For all other sports jobs contact Lisa Sheley at [email protected] or 303-471-8838.

Tennis Professional | $23.45/hour


Sports

For more information about tennis jobs contact Jeff Hayes at [email protected] or 303-471- 8934.

For all other sports jobs contact Lisa Sheley at [email protected] or 303-471-8838.

Youth Sports On-Site Supervisor | $14.00/hour


Therapeutic Recreation

For more information contact Summer Aden at [email protected] or 303-471-7043.

Therapeutic Recreation Specialist | $18.00/hour

Administration

NetSuite Administrator

Job Type: Full Time

Description: The Finance Department has an opening for a NetSuite database administrator. This position will act as front line technical support for NetSuite users (including managing user access and maintaining system access/roles and rights). This position will serve as internal subject matter expert and main point of contact for all company activities for NetSuite including, but not limited to, system implementations, end-user training, system integrations, system development and process consultations. EOE

Requirements: Three to five years of NetSuite experience. Knowledge and practical application of system administration in a cloud-based accounting system. Knowledge of accounting principles and practices. Ability to grasp concepts quickly and to break down complex problems into manageable objectives and deliverables. Self-motivated individual who can work with limited direction while keeping key personnel apprised of project status. Well organized, strong attention to detail, good communication, interpersonal and customer skills. Communication skills should be both verbal and written with ability to modify messaging to technical and non-technical audiences. Ability to handle proprietary information with discretion and tact. Ability to operate a personal computer and have adequate knowledge of the following software: Windows, Microsoft Excel and Word, Adaptive Planning, PerfectMind, and other report writing tools (Crystal Reports, Business Objects, etc.). Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. Valid driver’s license and current MVR required.

Salary: $70,000 - $90,000

Contact: Susan Roth - [email protected], 3034718911


Administration

Chief Financial Officer

Job Type: Full Time

Description: Colorado based organization is seeking a Chief Financial Officer. This position is responsible for managing the operations of the Finance and Accounting department. Coordinates, evaluates and directs all financial activities of the organization - general accounting functions and financial reporting, budget preparation and forecasting, AR/AP, investments and investment policy, tax reporting, and audit preparation and management. Acts as financial liaison between the organization's staff, Finance Committee, Board of Directors and external auditors. Ensures work quality and adherence to GAAP and governing documents. Strong communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work effectively with Board of Directors, Finance Committee, members and staff. Finance Committee and Board meetings are held three times a month and more frequent during the annual budget process.

Requirements: Proficient computer skills with advanced skill set in Microsoft Excel and experience with financial network systems (NetSuite, PBCS and PerfectMind) is beneficial. Demonstrates an intellectual and professional leadership style that supports, leads, empowers and motivates others to achieve organizational goals. Requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration. MBA and/or CPA preferred. Minimum of 10 - 15 years of high-level accounting management experience with at last five years of supervisory experience. Non-profit and risk management experience beneficial. Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen. EOE

Salary: $120,000 - $140,000

Contact: Susan Roth - [email protected], 3034718911


Aquatics

Private Lesson Swim Instructor | $24.00/hour

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Highlands Ranch Community Association seeks applicants with a passion for swimming and experience teaching private lessons for learn to swim and/or competitive swimmers. Private lessons are scheduled through HRCA, for swimmers ages 3 to adult for all skill levels. Private lessons are 30 minutes and conducted at the indoors pools at HRCA Facilities. Instructors must follow the current program guidelines for the HRCA Learn to Swim and/or Coached Aquatic Programs. The position requires already being competent teaching in water and/or coaching from the deck. Should be comfortable understanding the balance between the skills to be taught while providing a fun and positive environment for all participants to achieve success.

Requirements: Must be a minimum 18 years old . Must have at least 2 years of previous experience with various ages and skill levels for teaching swim lessons and/or coaching competitive swimmers. Should have strong customer service skills with both children and adults. This position will require certification through the Starfish Aquatics Swim Program and successful shadowing of the HRCA Learn to Swim and/or Coached Aquatic programs prior to being added to the private lesson schedule. Requires applicants who have availability for weekdays after school & evenings as well as Saturdays. This position requires an individual who will be comfortable to handle multiple deadlines and can work with minimal supervision. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. EOE

Salary: Minimum starting salary $24.00/hour or higher dependent on qualifications and experience.

Contact: Diane Ball - [email protected], 303-471-8935


Aquatics

Aquatic Program Head Coach | $17.75/hour

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Highlands Ranch Community Association seeks applicants with a passion for swimming. Program Head Coaches will assist with running individual coached aquatic programs including mentoring & supervising coaches and swimmers while also communicating with parents. Program Head Coaches will help develop workouts & drills to meet the goals of the program and the swimmers. Strong leadership skills, as well as the ability to interact with parents of swimmers is critical. Should understand the balance between, the skills to be taught, while providing a fun and positive environment for both participants & staff.

Requirements: Must be a minimum of 19 years of age and at least two years of experience in coached/competitive programs. Strong customer service skills with both children and adults. Must be comfortable working with minimal supervision and have strong organizational skills to remain on task and complete job duties on time. Must be able to commit a minimum of 20 hours per month for this position (unless approval for less hours by manager). This position has varied hours, including after school, evenings as well as weekends. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. EOE

Salary: Minimum starting salary $17.75/hour or higher dependent on qualifications and experience.

Contact: Diane Ball - [email protected], 303-471-8935


Aquatics

Aquatics 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. The position is full time, with benefits, medical, dental, vision, 401K+ matching, HSA, life insurance, and is “open until filled”.

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: $18.00

Contact: Susan Roth - [email protected], 3034718911


Aquatics

Lifeguards | $15.00/hour

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Are you a swimmer looking for flexible hours in a fun environment? Are you the type of person who likes hanging out at the pool all year round? Are you interested in working in your community and learning life-saving skills? You can do all of these things while making a difference at one of our four state of the art recreation facilities. We are currently accepting applications for part-time Lifeguards. Open positions are available at all four HRCA locations. A typical day of a Lifeguard includes, ensuring all members and guest using the pool are staying safe and smart. Working with team members on pool maintenance and area cleaning. Sharing safety knowledge with members and guest. Participating in ongoing training and completing audits.

Requirements: The Lifeguard position requires you to be a good, responsible leader with a positive attitude as you will be interacting with team members, community members and guest daily. Applicants must be a minimum of 15 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. Applicants will participate in an HRCA Certification Course using course programs from Ellis & Associates. Employment opportunities at HRCA may be available, but not guaranteed, after successful completion of a certification course. Applicants must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. EOE

Salary: $15.00 per hour

Contact: Matt Muller - [email protected], 303-471-8912


Aquatics

Swim Coach | $15.25/hour

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Calling all Coaches! We need your motivating spirit, high energy and love of all things swimming to fill our Swim Coach positions at the Highlands Ranch Community Association (HRCA). As a Swim Coach you will serve as a role model and champion of our swimmers while developing and supervising daily workouts with the goal of continual improvement in stroke techniques, turns and other skills. While overseeing training, you will create an educational, safe and positive experience for all participants at varying abilities and ages. If you have swimming experience and love working with kids, come join our Aquatics Programs team at HRCA!

Requirements: Swim Coaches must be at least 15 years of age, with a background in competitive swimming. Two (2) years of previous age group coaching experience desired. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. EOE

Salary: Current Salary: $15.25 - 16.50 and is dependent on qualifications and experience.

Contact: Diane Ball - [email protected], [email protected]


Aquatics

Swim Instructors | $15.00/hour

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Swimmer, teacher, mentor, leader, instructor. Do any of these words apply to you? If you answered yes, then our Swim Instructor position at the Highlands Ranch Community Association (HRCA) could be the right fit for you. Your knowledge of swimming will be put to use as you teach swimming techniques and strokes as well as water safety to students with varying abilities. Your patience, support and enthusiasm will shine as you motivate your students to accomplish their swimming goals in a fun and safe environment. You will evaluate each student's performance during swim lessons and provide the necessary feedback in a positive manner. Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of our members and guest? Yes! Then, bring your love of swimming and teaching to HRCA and join our Aquatic Programs team.

Requirements: Swim Instructors must be a minimum of 15 years of age. Scheduling requirements may include working evenings and/or Saturdays. 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. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. EOE

Salary: Rate of pay starts $15.00- $16.50 per hour dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Contact: Diane Ball - [email protected], 303-471-8935


Arts and Education

Preschool Aide | $15.00/hour

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The HRCA Youth Department has an opening for a part-time Preschool/Enrichment Aide. Hours vary depending on our AM or PM program needs but will range from 8:30am -5:30pm. Must be 18 years of age or older. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting the classroom teacher with curriculum implementation and daily activity facilitation. The job also includes, 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. EOE

Requirements: Aides are required to obtain 15 hours of continuing education a year. Applicants must meet the requirements for an Aide 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 $15.00/hour.

Contact: Meredith Parker - [email protected], 303-471-8880


Arts and Education

Preschool Teacher | $19.71/hour

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 $19.71/hour.

Contact: Meredith Parker - [email protected], 303-471-8880


Arts and Education

Dance Teacher | $16.59-$18.71/hour

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 2 years of dance instruction experience and the ability to work after school hours. 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 $16.59- $18.71/hour.

Contact: Meredith Parker - [email protected], 303-471-8880


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Equine Program Instructor | $14.50-17.00/hour

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. Located at 5,920 feet in the heart of the Front Range, our 8,200-acre campus—featuring outdoor learning spaces, an outdoor amphitheater, a natural play space, garden, chicken coop and pastures with chickens, goats, and donkeys, a state-of-the-art archery range, and horse corrals—serves as the ultimate learning environment. This position is responsible for planning, teaching, and coordinating both private and group horseback riding lessons. Instructors coordinate lesson times with other staff and must be able to teach other programming including horsemanship classes, horse clubs, preschool-age programs, pony parties, and more. Programs may run during the day, in the evening, or on the weekend. Instructors are also responsible for assisting with the basic care and safety of all our horses. Please specify your availability and interest in your cover letter. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Requirements: Candidates must be 16 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. All applications require a resume and cover letter. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Salary: $14.50-17.00/hour depending on qualifications

Contact: Susan Roth - [email protected], 3034718911


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Nature Program Instructor | $15.00-$17.00/hour

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Backcountry Wilderness Area strives to improve wildlife habitat, inspire the next generation of environmental stewards, and ignite a lifelong love of the outdoors for all. The Backcountry Wilderness Area offers a wide variety of programming to schools and members of the community. From school field trips to birthday parties, we strive to create a generation of problem solvers that appreciate nature and the great outdoors. Located at 5,920 feet in the heart of the Front Range, our 8,200-acre campus—featuring an outdoor amphitheater, outdoor “classrooms,” a free play area with natural playscapes, archery range, horse corrals, and barnyard critters—serves as the ultimate learning environment. This position is responsible for facilitating a wide variety of lessons, activities, or conversations on topics including, but not limited to, local flora and fauna, conservation, pollution, habitats, adaptations, watersheds, climate change, orienteering, and wilderness survival skills. The Backcountry program instructor will lead or assist a variety of programs as needed, including youth programs, preschool programs, community programs, scout programs, events, and birthday parties. This position will work on a per diem basis determined by our scheduled programming and the employee’s availability. Programs may run during the day, in the evening, or on weekends. Please specify your availability and interest in your cover letter. HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Salary: $15.00-$17.00/hour depending on qualifications

Contact: Susan Roth - [email protected], 3034718911


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Nature Camp Counselor | $15.00-$16.00/hour

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. Located at 5,920 feet in the heart of the Front Range, our 8,200-acre campus—featuring outdoor learning spaces, an outdoor amphitheater, a natural play space, garden, chicken coop and pastures with 20 chickens, 6 goats, and 2 donkeys, a state-of-the-art archery range, and horse corrals—serves as the ultimate learning environment. Camp Backcountry offers programs that provide a balance of hands-on science, field-based exploration, team building, camp games and songs, 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, Leave No Trace, and wilderness survival skills. This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and teaching age-appropriate lessons, activities, and games related to the weekly theme. Nature Camp Counselors are responsible for supervising up to 20 children each day and actively interacting with and engaging campers during all Camp Backcountry programs. Counselors are the primary caregivers for campers and are also responsible for guiding children in their personal growth. Counselors are responsible for checking campers in and out for the day, maintaining high standards of health and safety, set up and clean-up of all camp activities, and following all camp policies and procedures. This position averages approximately 40 hours per week. Camp programming begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. A typical workday is from 8:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., however Nature Camp staff may be scheduled anytime between 7:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. This position starts May 23, 2022 and ends August 5, 2022. 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 • Working towards, or completion of, a bachelor's degree in education or a science field is preferred • 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 20 children each day • Ability to act as a mediator between campers • Show flexibility and adaptability in a fast paced and ever-changing environment • 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 • Must be cool-tempered and friendly • 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 adult and pediatric 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 be able to attend the mandatory staff training May 23 through May 27, 2022 • Must commit to working at least 9 of the 10 weeks of the camp season, May 31-August 5, 2022 Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Salary: $15.00 - $16.00/hour depending on qualifications

Contact: Susan Roth - [email protected], 3034718911


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Preschool Teacher - Backcountry Wilderness Area | $19.71- $27.00/hour

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. Located at 5,920 feet in the heart of the Front Range, our 8,200-acre campus—featuring outdoor learning spaces, an outdoor amphitheater, a natural play space, garden, chicken coop with over 20 chickens, 6 goats, 2 donkeys, a state-of-the-art archery range, and horse corrals—serves as the ultimate learning environment. New this year, the Backcountry Wilderness Area’s Base Camp is home to a Nature Preschool. With a state-issued childcare license, the Nature Preschool will serve the community as a year-round, half-day, fully-outdoors preschool. The Nature Preschool provides student-directed learning, where children’s ideas, discoveries, and inquiries are nurtured. Daily hands-on experiences allow children to acquire a deep understanding of the natural world. At the Nature Preschool, nature is both the classroom and the teacher, and learning happens exclusively outdoors. This position is responsible for guiding children on explorations, as well as planning and teaching age-appropriate lessons and activities. Teachers will provide a daily routine with predictable rituals for students, but they will also allow for plenty of time for unstructured play and exploration with the active presence of teachers. Teachers are responsible for tracking children’s progress and report to parents. Teachers are responsible for maintaining high standards of health and safety, set up and clean-up of all daily activities, and following all Backcountry Wilderness Area policies and procedures. This position averages approximately 28 hours per week, Monday through Friday. 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 preschool aged children • Previous childcare experience is required • Must meet the requirements of Lead Teacher according to the Department of Human Services and must be able to provide proof of education and experience at the time of interview • Must have a passion for nature and the natural world and a knowledge of basic ecological principles • Ability to plan, coordinate, and teach age-appropriate lessons and activities • Ability to adapt lesson plans and instructions to meet a wide variety of learners • Must be able to collaborate with other teachers and aides • Ability to supervise and be responsible for the health and safety of up to 8 children each day • Ability to act as a mediator between 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 • Ability to work in a busy environment with many distractions • Must be cool-tempered and friendly • Current adult and pediatric 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 be available to work at least 8 of the 10 weeks of summer Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Salary: $19.71 - $27.00/hour

Contact: Susan Roth - [email protected], 3034718911


Backcountry Wilderness Area

Preschool Aide - Backcountry Wilderness Area | $16.00-$17.00/hour

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. Located at 5,920 feet in the heart of the Front Range, our 8,200-acre campus—featuring outdoor learning spaces, an outdoor amphitheater, a natural play space, garden, chicken coop with over 20 chickens, 6 goats, 2 donkeys, a state-of-the-art archery range, and horse corrals—serves as the ultimate learning environment. New this year, the Backcountry Wilderness Area’s Base Camp is home to a Nature Preschool. With a state-issued childcare license, the Nature Preschool will serve the community as a year-round, half-day, nature preschool. The Nature Preschool provides student-directed learning, where children’s ideas, discoveries, and inquiries are nurtured. Daily hands-on experiences allow children to acquire a deep understanding of the natural world. At the Nature Preschool, nature is both the classroom and the teacher, and learning happens exclusively outdoors. This position is responsible for guiding children on explorations, as well as planning and teaching age-appropriate lessons and activities. Teachers will provide a daily routine with predictable rituals for students, but they will also allow for plenty of time for unstructured play and exploration with the active presence of teachers. Aides are responsible for tracking children’s progress and report to parents. Aides are responsible for maintaining high standards of health and safety, set up and cleanup of all daily activities, and following all Backcountry Wilderness Area policies and procedures. This position averages approximately 28 hours per week, Monday through Friday. 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 preschool aged children • Must meet the requirements of Aide according to the Department of Human Services and must be able to provide proof of education and experience at the time of interview • Must have a passion for nature and the natural world and knowledge of basic ecological principles • Ability to plan, coordinate, and teach age-appropriate lessons and activities • Ability to adapt lesson plans and instructions to meet a wide variety of learners • Must be able to collaborate with other teachers and aides • Ability to supervise and be responsible for the health and safety of up to 8 children each day • Ability to act as a mediator between 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 • Ability to work in a busy environment with many distractions • Must be cool-tempered and friendly • Current Adult and Pediatric 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 be available to work at least 8 of the 10 weeks of summer Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Salary: $16-$17/hour depending on qualifications and experience

Contact: Susan Roth - [email protected], 3034718911


Facilities

Membership Services

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Highlands Ranch Community Association is seeking an individual to work for the Member Services Department located at the Recreation Center at Eastridge. The individual is responsible for maintaining the membership database for current households and for those that are new to Highlands Ranch. The individual is also responsible for registering members and program guests for activities and classes through HRCA. This is a part-time, year round position to work weekdays, Saturdays and/or Sundays. EOE

Requirements: The ability to learn and understand our database, perform data entry, communicate effectively and plan and meet deadlines is critical. Applicant must be able to work shifts during the week/weekend that include hours varying between 6am and 7pm. Shifts are rotated on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. Must have excellent customer service skills, ability to multi-task and be computer proficient.

Salary: Pay starts at $14.75 per hour.

Contact: Susan Roth - [email protected], 3034718911


Facilities

Janitorial | $16.50/hour

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Highlands Ranch Community Association has an opening for part time janitorial position at one of our state or the art recreation facilities. Must possess basic knowledge of janitorial skills required to clean floors, carpets, windows, and bathrooms. Need dependable, honest, hard worker, with good communication skills to fill janitorial positions at our Eastridge Recreation Facility.

Requirements: Responsible for basic cleaning and sanitizing of all buildings, both indoors and outdoors. Demonstrates a basic understanding of cleaning chemicals and their properties. Working conditions are normal for an office and recreation center environment. Work may require off-site functions. Ability to safely lift 25 pounds. Must pass a pre-employment background check, physical, and drug screen. Must be at least 18 years old.

Salary: Starting pay is $16.50/hour.

Contact: Susan Roth - [email protected], 3034718911


Facilities

Guest Services Representative | $14.00/hour

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Do you like working with people? Solving problems? Sharing your knowledge? If you said yes to all three questions, then our Guest Services Representative position could be the right fit for you. As a Guest Services Representative you will often be the first point of contact for our members and guests. You will set the tone for member and guest interaction with your friendly, helpful style, ability to problem solve quickly and offer support when needed. Your exceptional customer service skills will be put to use daily to ensure our members and guest have a fun, safe and positive experience during their visit to our facilities.

Requirements: Daily responsibilities include greeting our members and guests, answering questions, both in person and on the phone. Directing walk in traffic. Sharing your knowledge of HRCA policies and procedures. Maintaining the upkeep of the Access desk and Fitness area. Are you up to the task? If yes, we are currently hiring for part time Guest Services Representatives at all four of our recreation facilities. Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years of age. This position requires a commitment of 3 shifts per week (including 1 weekend day). Applicants must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. EOE

Salary: $14.00 per hour

Contact: Susan Roth - [email protected], 3034718911


Facilities

Nursery Aide | $13.00/per hour

Job Type: Part Time

Description: If you have a passion for working with children and helping to provide a fun, clean and safe environment where you can make a difference, then this may be the position that you’ve been searching for. The Highlands Ranch Community Association (HRCA) Nursery is in search of qualified attendants for our Westridge location. To be successful as a Nursery Attendant you must be compassionate and nurturing with a kind and positive attitude. Patience should be second nature as you will care for children 1(one) to 8 years of age. Constantly monitoring the children to ensure their safety and cleaning and sanitizing the interactive areas will be daily responsibilities. Come share your inherent love of children with the members and guest of the HRCA.

Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age and able to lift up to 30 pounds. Must have current CPR and First Aid Certification or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. EOE

Salary: $13.00/per hour

Contact: Susan Roth - [email protected], 3034718911


Fitness

Personal Trainer | $24.57-$31.43/session

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Are you a fitness champion? Someone who thrives on motivating and uplifting participants to reach their goals? If you said yes, then joining the Highlands Ranch Community Association’s (HRCA) Fitness Department could be your next move. We are looking for enthusiastic, customer focused Personal Trainers. You will use your knowledge to help make a difference in your clients lives by guiding them through their fitness journey. You will help your clients achieve their fitness goals by designing individualized fitness plans that match their goals, and physical abilities all while making safety a top priority and of course having fun! You will share your expertise by instructing on proper form and technique and provide constant support and constructive feedback. Bottom line, you will help your clients improve their health through exercise. Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of our members and guest? Yes! Then bring your expertise and energy and join our Fitness Team!

Requirements: Our Personal Trainers are required to have a nationally recognized 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: $24.57 - $31.43 per session, dependent on certifications and experience

Contact: Katie Ireland - [email protected], 303-471-8916


Fitness

Group Fitness Instructor - Senior Fitness, Strength Training | $24.57-33.25/class

Job Type: Part Time

Description: The Highlands Ranch Community Association is seeking a Group Fitness Instructor to lead our fitness classes for seniors. The Instructor conducts safe and effective Group Fitness classes to participants of all ability levels. These classes will focus primarily on strength training to help seniors build long, lean muscles. 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 Wednesdays and Fridays 11 am -12 pm. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: $19.00-$25.00 hour - dependent upon certifications and experience.

Contact: Katie Ireland - [email protected], 303-471-8916


Fitness

Aqua Fitness Instructor | $25.20-$30.59/class

Job Type: Part Time

Description: Are you a fitness champion? Someone who thrives on motivating and uplifting participants to reach their goals? If you said yes, then joining the Highlands Ranch Community Association’s (HRCA) Fitness Department could be your next move. You will put your certification to work designing Aquatic Fitness programs that are safe, fun, and effective. You will accurately demonstrate exercises and movements and actively monitor participants performance. We need instructors that are knowledgeable and a clear communicator teaching inclusive classes that provides options for various fitness levels, abilities, and ages. Are you up to the task? If yes, then bring your enthusiasm and energy to the HRCA Fitness Department! EOE

Requirements: This position 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. If this sounds like you, bring your enthusiasm and energy to the HRCA! EOE

Salary: $25.20 - $30.59 per class - dependent upon certifications and experience

Contact: Katie Ireland - [email protected], 303-471-8916


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 $27.93 - $33.35 per class dependent on experience/certification

Contact: Hannah Yeager - [email protected], 303-471-7044


Fitness

Yoga Instructor | $27.93-$33.25/class

Job Type: Part Time

Description: As a Yoga instructor with HRCA, you will guide participants through a safe and effective yoga practice that is accessible to all fitness levels. Yoga classes take place at all four HRCA facilities. Must have weekend morning availability.

Requirements: Yoga instructors will be fluent in utilizing props and making modifications, and adjustments to students as needed. Yoga classes taught include vinyasa flow, gentle yoga, hot yoga, and yoga sculpt. A nationally recognized yoga certification is required. Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen. EOE

Salary: $27.93-$33.25 per class

Contact: Hannah Yeager - [email protected], 303-471-7044


Maintenance

Maintenance Services

Job Type: Full Time

Description: The Highlands Ranch Community Association is in need of a hard working, motivated, dependable team player with 2 years experience in HVAC, electrical, plumbing, painting and carpentry to work in one of four state of the art recreation facilities. Performs appropriate repairs and maintenance to building systems and structures. Performs repairs to existing recreation equipment and installs new equipment. Initiates and completes construction projects as directed and needed. Performs snow removal and ice abatement duties. Assists in the lawn, landscape and sprinkler maintenance. Performs janitorial functions as needed. Executes preventative care schedule/schedules as assigned. Conforms to OSHA standards when performing tasks.

Requirements: Must be able to lift 50+ lbs unassisted and 100 lbs assisted. Work is performed indoors/outdoors. Ability to utilize various tools (hand and power) and equipment to perform needed improvements. The ability to work after-hours, weekends and holidays maybe required. Full time, non-exempt position with excellent benefits; medical, dental, vision, life insurance, HSA, 401k + match. Must pass pre-employment background check, drug screen and lift test. EOE

Salary: Salary is $19.40 - $23.27 dependent upon qualifications.

Contact: Susan Roth - [email protected], 3034718911


Sports

Tennis Professional | $23.45/hour

Job Type: Part Time

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

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

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

Contact: Jeff Hayes - [email protected], 303-471- 8934


Sports

Youth Sports On-Site Supervisor | $14.00/hour

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: Must have knowledge of the rules of the assigned sport. Ability to work with youth in a recreation and competitive setting. Ability to effectively communicate, both verbal and written, with internal and external customers. Requires bending, pushing/pulling, lifting, stooping, kneeling, and climbing to perform tasks normally associated with this position. Preferred 16 years of age. Exceptions to this requirement will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Salary: Starting is $14.00 per hour

Contact: Lisa Sheley - [email protected], 303-471-8838


Therapeutic Recreation

Therapeutic Recreation Specialist | $18.00/hour

Job Type: Part Time

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

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

Salary: Rate of pay starts $18.00 per hour

Contact: Summer Aden - [email protected], 303-471-7043


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