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Employment Opportunities

Current Openings:

Performers for Concerts in the Park 2017
South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District is seeking bids for a variety of performances for this summer’s Concerts in the Park series in July/August. Interested persons or bands should submit a bid application by March 15th. Bids will be evaluated by quality of performance, professionalism, and cost, weighed with the desire to provide a variety of offerings to the community. Quality promotional materials like photos and links to songs are helpful. Bands will be finalized in April. Concerts in the  Park will be collaborating with Goosefoot’s Bayview Street Dances to offer music and dances on alternating Wednesdays this summer. Contact Carrie at (360)221-6788 or programs@whidbey.com for more information.

Program Instructors
Do you have experience teaching art, fitness, movement, dance, or sports? Do you have a great idea, hobby or something new to add to our list of programs? If you answered yes to any of the above questions and have something you'd like to add to the schedule, call Carrie at 360-221-6788 for more information.  Download a Program Proposal Packet here and the Independent Contractor Handbook here.

Summer Program Proposals due: February 15 (For programs in May – August)
Fall Program Proposals due: June 15 (For programs in September – December)
Winter Program Proposals due: October 15 (For programs in January – April)

Returning program instructors should use the Program Write-Up form for their returning program submissions.

Adult Tennis Instructors
Pay: Typically a revenue split of 80% instructor/20% SWPRD
We’d like to offer evening adult tennis lessons or league play to our community. Tennis Instructors contract with SWPRD to provide youth and/or adult tennis programs on South Whidbey. For more information, contact Carrie at (360)221-6788 or programs@whidbey.com.

Umpires: Coed Softball
Pay: $35 per game (typically 2 short games each evening. All umpire fees are paid at the end of the season.
SWPRD is seeking umpires for our Recreational Adult Coed Softball League. 100-150 folks turn out each summer for this fun, alcohol-free, community-oriented league. Games will be played on Fridays, Tuesdays and Saturday August 20.  Umpires needn’t commit to all dates, but will indicate their availability on application. Umpires will be contractors, not employees of SWPRD.
Application process: Please submit an application indicating your availability and a contract. Application & info available soon. For more information, contact Carrie at (360) 221-6788 or programs@whidbey.com.

Recreation Assistant
Pay: Up to $15 per hour, DOE.
SWPRD is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic person to assist us in our recreation programs. Focus is on our basketball programs, but will include other programs including dodgeball, 5k race, triathlon, special events, and more. Ideal candidate loves the game of basketball and has experience in other sports as well. Rec assistant will help plan, promote and supervise our basketball programs. The position works with youth, adults, volunteers, coaches, and referees. Education and/or experience in recreation & youth work ideal. Basketball programs run October–March, Coordinator will occasionally assist with other recreation programs in spring & summer. This is an intermittent, part-time position. Mail application to: SWPRD, 5475 Maxwelton Road, Langley, WA 98260 or email to swparks@whidbey.com. For info, call (360) 221-6788 or email programs@whidbey.com. Application deadline April 20, or until filled.

Click here to download a Job Application.

Mail the completed application to:

South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District
5475 Maxwelton Road
Langley, WA 98260

or fax your application to: (360) 221-7323

or email your application to: swparks@whidbey.com

Resumes and cover letters may be added to the application package.
Unsolicited applications and resumes are not accepted.

South Whidbey Parks & Recreation District
5475 Maxwelton Road
Langley, Washington 98260
(360) 221-5484



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Langley, WA 98260
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