Rockford Park District holding employment open house at Atwood - – Rockford’s News Leader

Rockford Park District holding employment open house at Atwood



The Rockford Park District's Environmental Recreation and Education (ERE) department, along with Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens staff, will hold an Employment Open House on August 9, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and August 11, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Employment Open House will take place at Atwood Center, 2685 New Milford School Road, Rockford. The Open House provides the opportunity to apply for an interview for the following positions:

  • ERE Instructor I: Works 10 to 20 hours per week, requires some college and experience working with people outdoors; pay range is $8.40 to $11.08 an hour
  • ERE Instructor II: Works up to 35 hours per week, requires a bachelor's degree and one to three years experience. Acts as a manager on duty, overnight shift required; pay range $9.72 to $13.41 an hour

The purpose of these positions is to provide participants (ages five to adult) with an exceptional experience in outdoor recreation and to assist in developing lifelong leisure skills. Position responsibilities include providing residential education and field experiences, tours, and off-site programs for participants. Activities include archery, green technology, hiking, botany, field science, outdoor living skills, river study, and much more. Instructors provide services at Atwood Center, Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens, and other facilities and sites throughout the Rockford Park District.

For more information about additional job opportunities in the Rockford Park District, visit or apply in person at the Park District Webbs Norman Center office downtown, 401 South Main Street, Rockford, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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