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We're Hiring Lifeguards!

Keeping our public pools open and safe is incredibly important and we need YOU to join the team. Join us for a virtual hiring event to learn more about this amazing job AND how to earn a $1,000 bonus once you complete your training and are hired. 

When: Wednesday, July 13 at 10 a.m. 
Register in advance for the meeting here
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https://larimer-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kc-CvqjgvHt0NyOob218ywA1bpqd_32Bg
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

We're Hiring! Join the Recreation Team!#

Employment Interest Form#

Fill out the form below and a recreation representative will contact you within 1-2 business days.

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Current Open Positions#

Lifeguard

Looking to work a flexible schedule with a fun team? Our aquatics team is in search of lifeguards for all facilities! Upcoming training opportunities available in the Recreator.

Hourly rate: $14.50

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Head Lifeguard

Wanting to take on supervisory skills in an aquatics setting? Our team is in search of head lifeguard! Upcoming training opportunities are available in the Recreator.

Hourly rate: $16

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Swim Instructor

Provide instruction to swimmers of all ages in swimming techniques, skills, and water safety. Educate others on habits and attitudes of safe aquatic activities.

Hourly rate: $15.50

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Specialized Youth Instructor

Are you an enthusiastic, dedicated professional who is passionate about working with children? We need you to lead the way with us in preschool, after-school, and summer camp programs! Positions available for ages 16 years and up.

*Includes Outdoor Camp Counselor position.

Hourly rate: $15.50-18.50 per hour (based on relevant experience)

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Youth Instructor

We are searching for enthusiastic, creative instructors who are passionate about working with children ages 6 and under. Ideal candidates will not be afraid to get dirty and will genuinely enjoy singing, dancing, and of course, playing!

Hourly rate: $13-15 per hour (based on relevant experience)

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Behavioral Support Instructors

Get SILLY with us! Keep children Safe, invent Interactive activities, be Loving to all, encourage Laughing, and be uniquely You! Assist summer camp leaders with classroom management tips & tricks to ensure the best summer ever!

Hourly rate: $15.50-18.50 per hour (based on relevant experience)

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Inclusive Recreation Aide

Provide assistance with the inclusion and support of a participant with a disability into City recreation programs and classes. Act as an advocate for people with disabilities; provide disability awareness information, emphasize the individual's abilities and similarities and de-emphasize the differences.

Hourly rate: $14-20

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Farm Day Camp Instructor

Youth instructors are responsible for the supervision of children and the planning, preparation, and instruction of Farm Day Camps for children ages 8-12 years.

Hourly Rate: $14.25-15.25

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Youth Instructor, Lee Martinez Farm

Youth instructors are responsible for the supervision of children and the planning, preparation, and instruction of youth classes, camps, and/or programs for children ages 3-7 years.

Hourly Rate: $14.25-15.25; 30 hours per week, summer position only

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Horsemanship Instructor

Instructors are responsible for the supervision of children, planning, preparation, and instruction of equine classes, camps, and/or programs for children and their guardians ages 2-15 years. Western riding techniques were performed.

Hourly Rate: $16.50

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Facility Attendant

Work as a team to maintain cleanliness in our facilities, set up for programs and special events, and ensure all guests experience world-class service. Bilingual language skills are highly preferred.

Hourly Rate: $13.75-16.25 per hour (based on relevant experience)

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Clerical Aide

Greet our guests while providing world-class service. Share information about and enroll guests in a wide variety of recreation programs. Summer opportunities include City Park Pool.

Hourly rate: $12.75-14 (based on relevant experience)

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Adult Gym/Field Supervisor

Sports supervisors are responsible for administering adult and youth sports while providing world class customer service for patrons. Sports supervisors are expected to have general knowledge of adult and youth sports programs offered by the City of Fort Collins.

Hourly Rate: $15

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Skate Guard

Ensure and maintain a safe and enjoyable skating environment. Positions available for ages 16 years and up.

Hourly rate: $12.75 - 13.75 per hour (based on relevant experience)

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Learn to Skate Instructor

Provide group instruction to a variety of ages and abilities. Educate participants on proper etiquette and attitudes of safe ice skating. Positions available for ages 16 years & up.

Hourly rate: $14-33 (based on relevant experience)

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Internships & Practicum Studentshighlight_off

Want to gain hands-on experience with Recreation? We offer valuable and applicable field experience for those seeking internship positions and have academic training in recreation administration, physical education, therapeutic recreation, gerontology, public relations, journalism, marketing, graphic design, human development, or health and exercise science.

For more information about interning with Recreation, download our internship manual For information about current openings, contact recreation@fcgov.com or browse our database of opportunities.

Volunteershighlight_off

The Recreation Department offers a variety of opportunities for volunteering. We need volunteers for special events, ongoing programs, administrative tasks and more. For more information, browse through our database of volunteer opportunities.

Visit Engage for Volunteering Opportunities

Have an idea for a Recreation program?highlight_off

Would you like to offer a class with us? Complete our Instructor Class Submission Form and we'll be in touch soon to discuss options. 

Please note that submission does not guarantee that your class will be approved as a Recreator course.