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EMPLOYMENT

The Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District is always looking for committed individuals to join our team. We have many opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. All current opportunities are listed below. If you don’t see something currently of interest, you are welcome to submit an application and cover letter at any time. Your application will be kept on file for one year and you may be contacted as positions come available.

Please specify the position or type of position you are interested in.

To be considered for hire we require a BIMPRD Employment Application and cover letter. Please submit it to:

BIMPRD Human Resource Manager
7666 NE High School Road
Bainbridge Island WA 98110

Or email: amy@biparks.org

Or fax: 206.842.0207

 

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Full Time Positions

Aquatic Center Manager

The Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District’s jurisdiction encompasses picturesque Bainbridge Island (population 24,000), a 30-minute ferry ride from downtown Seattle, Washington with access to the Kitsap Peninsula via bridge.

We are looking for a highly innovative, organized, passionate, motivated, energetic, team-oriented person who can share our desire to work hard, play hard, and live well. If you are happy replicating the same old programs and services, this job is not for you. The candidate for the Aquatic Center Manager position will oversee a broad spectrum of aquatic recreation programs and the direct oversight of a 30,000-sq. ft. aquatic center/indoor water park. The Aquatic Center Manager will be responsible for aquatic program supervision, instruction, training, development and complete oversight. The Bainbridge Island Aquatic Center information at www.biaquatics.org.

Applicants should have a Bachelors Degree in recreation or related field and 5 years of related work experience along with a demonstrated ability to plan, organize, direct, lead and troubleshoot daily operations, services, and safety of aquatic programs and staff. Applicants shall have a strong understanding of the aquatic center’s mechanical system and a history of being hands on with the operation and up keep of all mechanicals. (See below for complete job description).

This is a full time, exempt position with benefits including vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, state retirement program (PERS) and a robust medical/vision/dental plan.

The position’s 12 step salary scale ranges from $4,852 – $6,716/mo.

Applications are due by July 28, 2017 the job starts as early as August 15, 2017.

All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter, current resume, application, supplemental question responses, and three references that include an immediate supervisor. Download a job announcement, job description, supplemental questions and application below:

Job Announcement
Job Description
Supplemental Questions
Employment Application

To apply for this position, send all application documents to:

Email: mbenishek@biparks.org

Mail: Mark Benishek, Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District, 7666 High School Rd. NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

For more information contact Mark Benishek, email mbenishek@biparks.org or call (206) 842-2306 x116.

Part Time/Seasonal Positions

Front Desk Clerk-Administration

Posting Date: July 17, 2017
Closing Date: Until filled
Starting Date: August 21, 2017
Position Status: Part Time – nonexempt
Hours: Approximately 10 to 20 hours per week. Monday through Friday mid-day. Additional hours may be available during the summer.
Supervisor: Office Supervisor

JOB DUTIES:
Perform front desk and customer service duties including filing, cash handling and reconciliation, answering phones, providing general information about the District, facility reservations, class registration, and directing calls to appropriate people.

Wage: $11.86 + per hour depending on qualifications.
Benefits: Discount on most district classes and free pool pass while employed for employee and dependents.
To Apply: A complete application is required to apply. Applications and full job description are available below:

Job Announcement
Job Description
Employment Application

Return application with cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources: amy@biparks.org
Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District
7666 NE High School Road
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Recreation Instructor – Gymnastics

Posting Date: May 1, 2017
Closing Date: Once position is filled
Starting Date: Immediately or as soon as possible
Division: Recreation
Position Status: Part Time
Hours: mostly evenings and some weekends
Supervisor: Gymnastics Program Coordinator

Job Duties: Instruct students, ages 6 months and up, in beginning through advanced level gymnastics classes, camps and clinics. Develop lesson plans. 

Salary and Benefits:

Salary: $11.86-$14.37 per hour DOE.
Benefits: Free pool pass and discounts on most Park District classes

A completed Bainbridge Island Park District application, and cover letter with resume are required. Background checks will be completed on any person 18+ that is offered this position.

You can obtain an application below or at the Strawberry Hill Administrative Office: 7666 NE High School Rd Bainbridge Island.

Job Announcement
Job Description
Employment Application

Send application, and cover letter to:
jason@biparks.org
OR
Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District
Attn: Jason Balangue
7666 NE High School Rd
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Recreation Instructor – Parkour

Posting Date: May 1, 2017
Closing Date: Once position is filled
Starting Date: Immediately or as soon as possible
Division: Recreation
Position Status: Part Time
Hours: mostly evenings and some weekends
Supervisor: Gymnastics Program Coordinator

Job Duties: Teaching Parkour and Ninja Warrior classes to students ages 6-18 from beginning through advanced level classes, clinics and camps. Lesson planning. Helping to expand the Parkour program.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary: $11.86-$14.37 per hour DOE for applicants
Benefits: Free pool pass and discounts on most Park District classes

A completed Bainbridge Island Park District application, and cover letter are required. Background checks will be completed on any person that is offered this position.

You can obtain an application below or at the Strawberry Hill Administrative Office: 7666 NE High School Rd Bainbridge Island.

Job Announcement
Job Description
Employment Application

Send application, and cover letter to: 
jason@biparks.org
OR
Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District
Attn: Jason Balangue
7666 NE High School Rd
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Senior Park Aides: various positions available in Horticulture, maintenance and trail crews

Posting Date: March 28, 2017
Closing Date: until filled
Starting Date: Varies: Late May, early June.
Duration: Temporary
Division: Park Services
Position Status: Part Time – Non Exempt
Hours: Mostly week days but some weekends and evenings – 30 to 40 hours per week
Supervisor: Park Services Manager

JOB DUTIES: Duties may include: Mow and maintain lawn area; maintain athletic fields; assist with construction projects; clean park grounds; assist with planting and care of trees, shrubs, flowers, and turf areas and other duties as assigned.

Wage: $11.86 + per hour depending on qualifications.
Benefits: Discount on most district classes and free pool pass while employed for employee and dependents.
To Apply: Applications and full job description are available below. An Application is required to apply.
Job Announcement
Job Description
Employment Application

A completed application is required to apply for this position: Return application with cover letter to:
Human Resources – Senior Park Aide
Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park and Recreation District
7666 NE High School Road
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

For more information about the position, please contact:
Supervisor: Bre Ganne   bganne@biparks.org  No calls please

Gymnastics Weekend Instructors

Location/Division: Gymnastics
Status: Part Time – nonexempt

Hours: will vary but will typically be 2 to 4 hours per day, Friday evenings, Saturday morning-early evening, Sunday midday-evening.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Applications Process: The following items are required to apply

  • Bainbridge Park District application
  • Resume

Job Summary: The Gymnastics Department is looking for fun and energetic people 18 and up for weekend programming. We run birthday parties for kids ages 1-14, Open Playtime for ages 6 months-5 years old and Open Gyms for ages 6 and up. Experience in gymnastics is a plus, but not necessary as we will train candidates who have the right personality and ability to have fun.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the gym during Open Gym and/or Open Playtime
  • Perform housekeeping tasks and put away equipment
  • Run birthday parties – instruct participants on gymnastics

Qualifications: 

  • CPR/first aid (will train if not current)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Compensation: $12.78 to $17.05 D.O.E.

Benefits: Discount on district classes for employee and dependents.

Return completed application and resume to:
BIMPRD – Jason Balangue Gymnastics Program Coordinator
jason@biparks.org
7666 NE High School Road
Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District

Application

Gymnastics Instructor

Location/Division: Gymnastics
Status: Part Time – nonexempt

Hours: will vary but will typically be 2 to 4 hours per day, 2-4 evenings a week.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Applications Process: The following items are required to apply

  • Bainbridge Park District application
  • Resume

Job Summary: The Gymnastics Department is looking for fun, energetic and upbeat instructors to teach Gymnastics Classes for children from toddlers to teenagers for weekday evenings between 3:30-8:00pm. A background in, or prior experience teaching gymnastics, cheer and/or dance is desired. This is a Part Time position with potential growth, especially for candidates with experience coachingcompetitive level gymnastics.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach gymnastics to beginning through advanced participants
  • Perform housekeeping tasks and put away equipment
  • Fill out progression cards and certificates
  • Communicate with parents
  • Create lesson plans

Qualifications: 

  • CPR/first aid (will train if not current)
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Compensation: $12.78 to $16.74 D.O.E.

Benefits: Discount on district classes for employee and dependents.

Return completed application and resume to:
BIMPRD – Jason Balangue Gymnastics Program Coordinator
jason@biparks.org
7666 NE High School Road
Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District

Application

AQUA FIT INSTRUCTORS

Join our highly trained and dedicated team of instructors at Bainbridge Island Aquatic Center. We offer a variety of classes ranging from river fitness, deep water and strength/flexibility classes.

Qualifications: AEA Certification or comparable, CPR/AED certified, 18 years old, excellent customer service skills, embody an enthusiastic and energetic attitude, team oriented.

Compensation: Paid staff training and orientation, free use of the Aquatic Center, and 50% employee discounts on many District classes.  6 step pay scale starts at $15.18/hour.  Pay determined depending on experience and qualifications.

Position Status:     Part Time – non exempt

View complete job description here.

Applying: Please send cover letter, resume, and completed application to Megan Pleli, Aquatic Program Manager via email:  meganp@biparks.org, or via mail:
Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District –Aquatic Program Manager
7666 NE High School Rd
Bainbridge Island, WA, 98110.

Questions? Call Megan Pleli at (206) 842-2306 x102.

Download the application form Employment Application PDF

Lifeguards

Posting date: July 27, 2016
Closing date: Open until filled
Starting date: As soon as possible
Position status: Part time – non exempt
Hours: Weekdays, weekends, early morning and evening shifts.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the safety of the Aquatic Center patrons
  • Assist swimmers having difficulty
  • Perform housekeeping task and pool chemistry maintenance
  • See job description below for more detailed information

Qualifications:

  • Must be 15 years of age
  • Current American Red Cross Waterpark Lifeguard Certification
  • Current American Red Cross First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification

Compensation:

Paid staff training and orientation, free use of the Aquatic Center, and 50% employee discounts on many District classes. 6 step pay scale starts at $11.63/hour. Starting pay will be based on experience and qualifications.

Applying:

Please send a completed application to Megan Pleli, Aquatic Program Manager via email:
meganp@biparks.org, via fax: 206-842-2302 ext 102, or via mail:

Bainbridge Island Metro Park & Recreation District –Aquatic Program Manager
7666 NE High School Road
Bainbridge Island, WA, 98110

Please contact Megan with questions 206-842-2302 ext 102

Job Description
Application