Seasonal Fishing Job Posting
Filling 12 spots for 2019 season. Go to park website, look for jobs, then find jobs posted under Nature.
CAMP COUNSELORS NEEDED
CAMP COORDINATOR NEEDED
Chicago Park District
Chicago’s Fish’N Kids Program Description
We take people fishing. We provide 5 ˝ foot, medium-weight, spincast rods and spincast reels, bait and Fishing Instructors. We take up to 300 people fishing per day, fishing them in groups of 15 to 20 at a time. Participants fish for about 30 minutes. They range in age from 8 to 95, usually in these age groups (8 – 12), teens (13 – 19), adults, seniors. We also take people fishing with a wide range of physical challenges. We have 25 fishing locations available to us in the City limits; (Park District lagoons, the Lakefront, Lakefront harbors, the Chicago River, and two local lakes). Each Fishing Instructor will work on a team at least two (and up to four) locations per day.
Program runs from May through October, Monday – Friday, 8am to 4pm including some Saturday mornings and some weekday evenings until 7pm.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS:
Under supervision, provides recreational activities for children during the operation of day camp activities in the Chicago Park District. Performs related duties as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Leads camp programs in a variety of Park District parks. Accompanies groups of children on field trips to education institutions, public functions or recreational activities. Supervises children to ensure their safety and well being. Leads and participates in games, drills and agility exercises. Reads to children and teaches simple painting, drawing, songs and similar recreation activities. Brings supplies and equipment necessary for activities.
Training and Experience:
Current enrollment at an accredited college or university for a Bachelor's Degree.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Experience working with children is required. The ability to stand, sit, bend and kneel frequently.
Union: SEIU-Local 73 EEO: Para-Professional FLSA: Non-Exempt
"Take A Kid Fishing"
There is no better feeling, than to put a smile on an individuals face after they catch there first fish. Take time to help someone you know learn fishing today.