Welcome to the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, one of the premier park systems in the United States. Its picturesque lakes, neighborhood parks, recreation centers and diversified programming have made the park system an important component of what makes Minneapolis a great place to live, play and work. Temporary non-benefited jobs are posted below. Please follow the application instructions listed in the job description for the position(s) you are applying for. A ** indicates a deadline coming up, so apply soon!

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Adaptive Sports Instructor at Whittier Park

Role Summary: Teach sports to elementary-high school age youth and young adults with special needs at Whittier Recreation Center.

Essential Duties

  • Minimum two years working with elementary and middle school ages
  • Background in sports, teaching, or youth development
  • Instructor will be responsible for curriculum development and instruction
  • Courteously and respectfully work directly with the diverse families and youth of our community

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Spanish or Somali fluency
  • Background working with youth/adults with special needs
  • Background working in training and nutrition

Must be able to teach:

  • Adaptive Recreation 4-5:30 Mondays and Thursdays
  • Young Athletes 6-7 Wednesdays

Optional Classes:

  • Youth Running Club – two days per week, day and time flexible
  • Basketball 5-6 PM Wednesdays (early fall only)
  • Tumbling 5:30-6:15 Tuesdays

Compensation: $12.80 – $18.55 depending on qualifications Contact Rebecca Lewis for more information at rlewis@minneapolisparks.org or 612.370.4783

Bilingual Aquatic Invasive Species Educator

Position Information:

The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) Environmental Management Department is seeking an individual to work as a bilingual Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Educator. With support from an Aquatic Invasive Species Lead Educator, this position will provide interactive aquatic invasive species education to diverse groups of patrons at Minneapolis Parks. The educator will work in multiple locations throughout Minneapolis including: shoreline fishing sites, neighborhood events, and community celebrations.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in community and neighborhood events
  • Assist in the development of new aquatic invasive species education materials
  • Help survey anglers at local water bodies to understand demographics
  • Support educational outreach efforts to local businesses
  • Track participation and help evaluate program effectiveness

Requirements:

  • Must be conversationally fluent in either Spanish, Somali, or Hmong
  • Outgoing personality; able to draw in participants
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Experience working with diverse audiences in a public setting
  • Training in environmental education and/or lake ecology
  • Previous experience tabling or in community outreach
  • Ability to work flexible schedule
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and a reliable car (mileage reimbursement provided)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience fishing and knowledge of fishing terminology
  • Knowledge of aquatic invasive species prevention and identification
  • Demonstrated success teaching in event settings

Compensation: $14.00 hourly

Hours:

Will work on both weekdays and weekends, primarily in the afternoons and evenings. Requires availability for four weekend days/evenings per month. The position will start in May and last through early-September. Average of approximately 10 hours per week in May and 20 hours per week in June through early-September.

Open until filled

Apply by submitting cover letter, resume, and three references to Mike Sorensen

3800 Bryant Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55409

msorensen@minneapolisparks.org

Bilingual Aquatic Invasive Species Lead Educator

Position Information:

The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) Environmental Management Department is seeking an individual to work as a bilingual Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Lead Educator. This educator will provide interactive aquatic invasive species education to diverse groups of patrons at Minneapolis Parks. The educator will work in multiple locations throughout Minneapolis including: shoreline fishing sites, neighborhood events, and community celebrations.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate MPRB participation at community and neighborhood events
  • Develop new aquatic invasive species education materials
  • Provide leadership and problem solving for an additional non-lead AIS Educator
  • Survey anglers at local water bodies to understand demographics
  • Coordinate educational outreach efforts to local businesses
  • Track participation and evaluate program effectiveness

Requirements:

  • Must be conversationally fluent in either Spanish, Somali, or Hmong
  • Outgoing personality; able to draw in participants
  • Strong public speaking and leadership skills
  • Experience working with diverse audiences in a public setting
  • Training in environmental education and/or lake ecology
  • Previous experience tabling or in community outreach
  • Ability to work flexible schedul
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and a reliable car (mileage reimbursement provided)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience fishing and knowledge of fishing terminology
  • Knowledge of aquatic invasive species prevention and identification
  • Demonstrated success teaching in event settings
  • Knowledge of interpretive display design

Compensation: $17.00-20.00 hourly, depending on qualifications

Hours:

Will work on both weekdays and weekends, primarily in the afternoons and evenings. Requires availability for four weekend days/evenings per month. The position will start in April and last through early-September. Average of approximately 10 hours per week in April and May and 20 hours per week in June through early-September.

Open until filled

Apply by submitting cover letter, resume, and three references to Mike Sorensen

3800 Bryant Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55409

msorensen@minneapolisparks.org

Football Referee (Youth Tackle, and Adult/Youth Flag)

Position Description:

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is looking for individuals to become football referees! We are seeking youth tackle, youth flag and adult flag football referees. The season(s) begin in August and run through the end of October.

Referees work on Saturdays, along with some weeknights evenings.

If interested, please contact Anthony DiBella at adibella@minneapolisparks.org to receive more information about the job and pre-season clinic.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Apply and understand rules during games
  • Interact well with players, coaches, parents and other referees
  • Report scores

Compensation: $26-$41/per game

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Complete all required paperwork
  • Pay annual officials certification fee
  • Complete USA Football Certification
  • Able to work weekends and some weeknight evenings
  • Purchase and wear required uniform
  • Apply and understand rules

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous officiating experience (not required)

To Apply: Email resume to adibella@minneapolisparks.org by 09-14-2019

Anthony DiBella
2117 W River Road N
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Ice Arena Customer Service Rep

Position information:

Responsible to provide a safe, well-maintained and comfortable environment for staff and the public. Performs
under the supervision of the Ice Arena Manager.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides information about the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) ice arenas to walk up
    customers and callers.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding Park Board services, facilities, programs and events.
  • Deals directly with the public in person and over the phone giving out general information, answering
    questions, explaining procedures and gathering facts and pertinent information regarding problems and
    complaints.
  • Provides customer service in processing ice and meeting room reservations and program registrations.
  • Operates computerized public information and reservation systems in an efficient and accurate manner.
  • Responds to customer inquiries via telephone, in person and/or in writing as required.
  • Performs a variety of office support activities.
  • Orders office supplies.
  • Assists with databases, filing, copying, collating and mailings.
  • Keeps supervisor and other appropriate staff informed of problems or other matters.
  • Interpret and enforce ice arena rules for customers.
  • Collect fees and record in software.
  • Follow cash handling policies and procedures.
  • Deposits and receipts money associated with all transactions.
  • Look up availability of ice time, book ice, assign teams and locker rooms.
  • Complete injury requests and submit work orders.

Related Duties:

  • Performs duties related to processing customer requests.
  • Refers complex questions to appropriate staff when necessary.
  • Researches, analyzes and resolves reservation applications.
  • Interprets Park Board Charter, Park Board Ordinances and Park Board policies for customers.
  • Assists in maintaining files and records for reservations.
  • Performs related work as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of customer service experience
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse cultural groups
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to solve problems according to established policy and procedure.
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Ability to professionally exhibit cultural sensitivity, patience and understanding in the course or work
    duties.
  • Ability to provide a level of customer service that meets/exceeds customer expectation and satisfaction.

Compensation: $12.25-$15.75 depending upon qualifications

Hours:

  • All positions are part time and hours may be increased or decreased based on seasonal needs.
  • Peak season: October-March
    • 10-15 hours per week
  • Off season: April-August
    • 5-10 hours per week

Apply by submitting the following materials:

  • Seasonal application
  • Resume

Position is open until filled.

Direct questions and application materials to:

Emily Wolfe, Interim Ice Arena Manager
600 Kenwood Parkway, Minneapolis, MN
ewolfe@minneapolisparks.org

Ice Arena Maintenance Worker

Position Information:

Responsible to provide a safe, well-maintained and comfortable environment for staff and the public. Performs
under the supervision of the Ice Arena Manager.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate ice re-surfacing machine to maintain a quality sheet of ice
  • Sharpen skates for customers
  • Perform general cleaning as well as general maintenance of facility and grounds maintenance
  • Clean dasher boards and glass and maintain cleanliness of maintain seating areas, locker rooms and other
    areas
  • Shovel snow as needed
  • Enforce safety rules and regulations that ensures the facility operates in a safe manner
  • Performs general maintenance of resurfacing machine and other ice-related equipment.
  • Perform general building maintenance and performs minor repairs when needed
  • Attend training and other staff meetings
  • Enforce safety rules and regulations
  • Responsible for closing/openings of the facility
  • Assist in operating audio and lighting of facility

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to perform routine cleaning and housekeeping duties
  • Ability to use hand and power tool
  • Knowledge of applicable work hazards and safety precautions
  • Demonstrate some mechanical aptitude, ability to perform minor operating adjustments and recognize
    operating deficiencies in assigned equipment
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to solve problems according to established policy and procedure
  • Ability to communicate in a courteous and professional manner
  • Ability to professionally exhibit cultural sensitivity, patience and understanding in the course or work duties
  • Ability to relate to and work with individuals representing a variety of diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to provide a level of customer service that meets/exceeds customer expectation and satisfaction

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working in the ice arena and driving a resurfacer or machinery

Compensation: $12-$18 depending upon qualifications

Hours:

  • All positions are part time and hours may be increased or decreased based on seasonal needs hours per
    week.
  • Peak season: October-March
    • 10-20 hours per week
  • Off season: April-August
    • 5-15 hours per week

Apply by submitting the following materials:

  • Seasonal application
  • Resume

The deadline for applications is open until filled.

Direct questions and application materials to:
Emily Wolfe, Ice Arena Manager
600 Kenwood Parkway, Minneapolis, MN
ewolfe@minneapolisparks.org

Questions? Need more information? Contact Emily at 612-370-4868.

Park and Rec Activity Staff

Position information:

Assist in providing a safe, recreation-based child care environment for school-age children within the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Help create a positive, safe and nurturing environment for children and clients at Minneapolis Park and Recreation rec centers. Indoor and Outdoor working environment.
  • Engage in structured and non‐structured recreation, arts and sports activities/programs.
  • Complete other duties and special projects as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Post‐secondary coursework with a minimum of two (2) completed courses in recreation, education, child development, youth studies or a closely related field.
  • Two months of work experience in childcare, recreation facilities, or with a youth-serving organization.
  • An equivalent combination of related experience, education and training will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Motivate and mentor children between the ages of 5-12 showing flexibility, creativity and communication skills.
  • Work effectively with diverse cultural and economic populations.
  • Work in a team environment; demonstrate flexibility and patience in adapting to changing situations.
  • Maintain composure and professionalism in sometimes chaotic or stressful situations

Background investigation required:

A criminal background check is necessary for positions with this job title. Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, the applicant will be asked to sign an informed consent allowing the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to obtain their criminal history information in connection with the position sought.

Compensation: $12.25 – $14.42 / hour DOE

Hours:

6 – 25 /week – varies
M – F  7:30 – 9:30 am and/or 2:00 – 5:30 pm (school year). Summer hours vary

Application [PDF]

Direct questions and application materials to recplus@minneapolisparks.org

Recreation Center Attendant

Position information:

Hours vary with most shifts occurring during afternoons/evenings and weekends. Recreation centers are typically open from 3 – 9 pm M – F and 9 am – 4 pm on Saturdays during the school year and 12 noon – 9 pm during the summer and school breaks. This part-time position is approximately 10 – 15 hours per week. Schedule will vary depending on facility needs and programming schedule.

The MPRB offers a variety of recreational opportunities for people of all ages at 47 neighborhood recreation centers. This position assist park director and program leaders with daily operations of recreation center, including coordination of recreation programs, customer service, and facility supervision. Typical rec center programs include preschool, after-school childcare, youth sports, adult fitness and senior activities, as well as drop in activities such as open gym and ice skating.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist park director with daily operations of recreation center and park grounds, including coordination of recreation programs, facility supervision.
  • Greet park patrons and provide exceptional customer service.
  • Assist with inquiries about park programming via telephone, on-line or in person.
  • Utilize recreation management software for program registration, financial transactions, facility scheduling, and statistical reporting.
  • Complete data entry on computer system.
  • Maintain positive costumer service interactions with park users of all ages.
  • Assist program leaders in planning and leading park programs and activities as needed.
  • Assist Program Leaders in creating activity calendars, lesson plans, flyers, and permission slips on a computer.
  • Recruit youth in and around park to join activities.
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of special events.
  • Supervision of winter ice rink warming room.
  • Completes other duties and special projects as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post‐secondary coursework with a minimum of two (2) completed courses in recreation, sports management, education, child development, youth studies or a related field.
  • Three months of work experience in customer service, recreation facilities, or with youth serving organization.
  • An equivalent combination of related experience, education and training may be considered.
  • Proficient with computer software including Microsoft Word and Excel; experience with or ability to quickly learn ActiveNet Recreation Management software and other internal software programs.
  • Position requires candidates who are reliable, hardworking, positive, motivated, creative, problem solvers.
  • Must be 18 years or older

Employment contingent on passing background check.

Compensation: $12.25 – 13.62 / hour

Hours: 10 – 15 hours / week. Shifts are typically weekday afternoon/evening; Saturday morning/afternoon

Application [PDF]

Direct resume or application to:

Eric Cherland
Pearl Park Recreation Center
414 E. Diamond Lake Rd
Minneapolis, MN 55417
pearl@minneapolisparks.org

Recreation Inclusion Facilitator

Position information:

Provide support to people with disabilities in an inclusive recreation setting within the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board system.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide support for people with disabilities in various recreation programs.
  • Create a positive, safe and nurturing environment for all participants.
  • Obtain information from the Park and Recreation staff to ensure maximum involvement.
  • Communicate with parents and guardians of children in the program as necessary to ensure participants’ safety and enjoyment.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • School year hours typically 7:00 am – 9:30 am and/or 2:00 pm -6:00 pm
  • Release Days are an 8 hour shift between 7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Requirements:

  • At least six months experience working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Group leadership experience.
  • Completion of post‐secondary degree with two (2) courses in human development or closely related field (i.e. recreation, youth studies, elementary education) or equivalent experience.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation
  • Experience with diverse populations

Background investigation required:

A criminal background check is necessary for positions with this job title. Upon receiving a conditional offer of employment, the applicant will be asked to sign an informed consent allowing the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board to obtain their criminal history information in connection with the position sought. An applicant who does not sign the informed consent will not be considered further for the position.

Compensation:

$13.50-$16.50

Hours:

12-30 per week

Direct questions, resume, and application to:

Sarah Thorsen
2117 West River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55411
sthorsen@minneapolisparks.org

Application [PDF]

Recreation Specialist & Program Leaders - Southwest Parks

Job Description:
The MPRB offers a variety of recreational opportunities for people of all ages at 47 neighborhood recreation centers. This position assists the park director with daily operations of recreation center, including coordination of recreation programs, customer service, and facility supervision. Typical rec center programs include preschool, afterschool childcare, youth sports, adult fitness and senior activities, as well as drop in activities such as open gym. Instructors and lead program staff are expected to plan, implement and coordinate Pre-School/Youth programs.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Post‐secondary coursework with a minimum of two (2) completed courses in recreation, education, child development, youth studies or a closely related field.
  • Three months of work experience in customer service, recreation facilities, or with youth serving organization.
  • An equivalent combination of related experience, education and training may be considered.
  • Proficient with computer software including Microsoft Word and Excel; experience with or ability to quickly learn ActiveNet Recreation Management software and other internal software programs.
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be able to pass a background check.

Job Duties (Including but not limited to the following):

  • Assist park director with daily operations of recreation center and park grounds, including coordination of recreation programs, facility supervision.
  • Greet park patrons and provide exceptional customer service.
  • Assist with inquiries about park programming via telephone, on-line or in person.
  • Utilize recreation management software for program registration, financial transactions, facility scheduling, and statistical reporting.
  • Plan, Implement and coordinate Pre-School/Youth programs
  • Complete data entry on computer system.
  • Develop positive relationships with park users of all ages.
  • Assist program leaders in planning and leading park programs and activities as needed.
  • Assist Program Leaders in creating activity calendars, lesson plans, flyers, and permission slips on a computer.
  • Recruit youth in and around park to join activities.
  • Assist with the planning and coordination of special events.
  • Completes other duties and special projects as assigned.

Position Background:

  • Hours vary.
  • Recreation centers are typically open from 3-9 pm Monday-Friday and 9 am-4 pm on Saturdays during the school year and noon-9 pm during the summer.
  • This part-time position is up to 25 hours per week.
  • Schedule will vary depending on facility needs and programming schedule.
  • We have open positions at Armatage, Linden Hills, Lynnhurst Parks.

Pay Rate: $10.30 – 13.25 / hour DOEE

To Apply: Email resume and/or application [PDF] to serazmus@minneapolisparks.org
Contact Scott Erazmus
Phone: 612-370-4913
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

Referee - Adult Soccer

Job Description:

We are looking for dependable, enthusiastic and knowledgeable people to become an adult soccer referee for the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. Enjoy the outdoors while giving back to the community and our leagues! It is also a fun way to make extra cash. Pay Range is $26-$55 per game.

Those that have an interest should contact Anthony DiBella for more information and attend the pre-season officials clinic Sunday, May 19th at Neiman Sports Complex-6247 Bloomington Road, St. Paul, MN 55111, from 10:00am to 12:00pm (noon).

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Apply and understand rules
  • Interact with players, coaches, and staff
  • Represent the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board in a positive manner

Requirements:

  • Complete and submit required paperwork for the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
  • Pay officials certification fee (annually)
  • Perform required referee duties
  • Submit and pass a Criminal Background Check
  • Be in full uniform
  • The ability to interact well with adults and children
  • The ability to understand and apply rules

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work weekends, and evenings.
  • Knowledge of sport
  • Previous officiating experience (not required)

Pay Rate: $26-$55/per game

To Apply: Email resume to adibella@minneapolisparks.org by 11-01-2019

Anthony DiBella
2117 W River Road N
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Referee - Youth Soccer

Job Description:

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is looking for individuals to become youth soccer referees for the upcoming season!  The season begins early September and runs through the end of October. The age levels of the league is 11U-18U.

We are seeking referees who can work Saturdays, along with some weeknights evenings.

If interested, please contact Anthony DiBella at, adibella@minneapolisparks.org to receive more information about the job and pre-season clinic.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Apply FIFA regulated rules during games
  • Interact well with players, coaches, other officials and staff
  • Report scores

Requirements:

  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Complete required paperwork
  • Pay annual officials certification fee
  • Purchase and wear required uniform
  • Understand and apply FIFA Soccer Rules
  • Able to work weekends, and some weeknight evenings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous officiating experience (not required)

Pay Rate: $26-$32/per game

To Apply: Email resume to adibella@minneapolisparks.org by 09-14-2019

Anthony DiBella
2117 W River Road N
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Seasonal Event Technician

Position Information:

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is seeking seasonal sound and movie technicians to work outdoor events this summer in the parks.  There are over 200 free outdoor concerts across six venues, as well as more than 70 movies airing at dozens of local parks.

Tech responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Set up and operate small and medium-sized outdoor live sound reinforcement systems.
  • Set up and operate outdoor video projection system.
  • Utilize signal flow and proper gain structure with all necessary microphones, mixing consoles, amplifiers, processors, equalizers, loudspeakers, monitors, snakes, cables, stands and auxiliary equipment.
  • Provide the best sound and video possible with the resources available.
  • Document any repairs needed to help maintain audio and video equipment.
  • Provide technical support, assistance, and expertise to various programs and special events as assigned.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, adapt to changing conditions and situations, and to maintain confidentiality in work-related matters.
  • Anyone with valid driver’s license may be asked to tow a trailer with an official MPRB vehicle.

Requirements:

  • College degree from audio production or engineering school preferred; equivalent work experience will be considered
  • Must enjoy working outdoors
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Reliable access to a computer with internet connectivity. Regular checking of email.
  • Reliable cell phone for reaching day of events and for emergency purposes.
  • Reliable transportation to and from site. Ex, personal vehicle, bus, bike, etc.
  • Must pass MPRB seasonal employee background check.
  • Attend mandatory training on: MPRB policies and procedures, concert system, movie system*

Compensation: $12.25/hr to $14.25/hr DOE. No benefits

Hours:

This is a part-time position of up to 30 hours per week or less. Shifts range from 4-6 hours each, mostly evenings, with a combination of weekday, weekends, and some mornings. Movie shifts can run as late as midnight-1AM

MANDATORY TRAINING: May 2019 – all paperwork must be completed before attending training.

Open until filled. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to:

Tom Godfrey
Community Outreach – Events Manager
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
2117 W. River Rd Minneapolis, MN 55411
tgodfrey@minneapolisparks.org

Softball/Kickball Umpire

Position Information:

We are looking for dependable, enthusiastic and knowledgeable men and women to officiate youth softball, adult softball and adult kickball for the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board. Enjoy the outdoors while giving back to the community and our leagues! It is also a fun way to make extra cash

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Apply and understand rules
  • Interact with players, coaches, and staff
  • Represent the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board in a positive manner

Requirements:

  • Complete MUA (Minneapolis Umpire Association) Certification
  • Passed and completed rule exam
  • Perform required umpire duties
  • Submit and pass a Criminal Background Check
  • Be in full uniform
  • Complete CDC Concussion Awareness Training (youth)
  • The ability to interact well with adults and children
  • The ability to understand and apply rules

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Able to work evenings and weekends
  • Knowledge of the sport

Compensation: $26/game

Apply by submitting a resume to adibella@minneapolisparks.org by September 2, 2019

Anthony DiBella
2117 W River Road N
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Youthworker

Duties:

To perform the following tasks working as part of an eight to ten-member work crew under the daily supervision of an adult on-site supervisor

  1. Working with Environmental Operations, Gardeners, Forestry, Recreation Specialists and Park Maintenance youth will assist with projects that have a positive impact on our parks and lakes and will include: planting, mulching, removal of invasive plants, sweeping, mowing lawns, sifting sand, litter removal, cleaning up the shore line, trimming shrubbery, edging grass and watering freshly laid sod.
  2. Attend paid on the job Professional Development and Personal Development educational sessions.
  3. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications:

Minneapolis resident, 14–24 years of age, who has the desire to work. The ability to work well with all types of people and follow the instructions of an on-site supervisor. Must demonstrate a courteous and friendly attitude when interacting with neighborhood park users and staff. Summer 2019 will begin on June 17th and end on August 16th. Each bi-weekly payroll period will be two Monday and Wednesday work days or two Tuesday and Thursday workdays. Youthworkers will be paid at the training wage of $10.50 per hour. If you have any questions or require additional information, contact Teen Teamworks at 612-370-3916 or 612-370-3917.

Application [PDF]

Return this COMPLETED application and background check to:

Teen Teamworks
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
4001 Nicollet Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55409

Youth Baseball Umpire

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) youth baseball program runs from May through August. The ages/levels of the program are 11U up to 18U. All games are umpired by a certified MPRB umpire.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Attend pre-season clinic
  • Conduct Pre-game meeting with coaches
  • Understand rules and regulations of the league and game of baseball
  • Enter game scores online
  • Communicate with officials assigner effectively

Requirements:

  • At least 16 years old
  • Submit and pass a Criminal Background Check
  • Complete CDC Concussion Awareness Training
  • The ability to interact well with adults and children
  • The ability to understand and apply rules
  • Complete all necessary paperwork
  • Purchase required uniform and equipment
  • Pay Annual Officials Certification fee

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of sport
  • Past officiating experience, but not required

Compensation: $31-65/per game

Hours: Varies (mostly weekends, and weeknights)

Apply by submitting a resume to Anthony DiBella by 07-01-2019

2117 W River Road N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
adibella@minneapolisparks.org

Youth Football Field Supervisor

Position Information:

The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) is looking for individuals to become field supervisors for our youth football program!

The season runs August thru October, and offers 10U-14U levels.

If interested, please email Anthony DiBella, at adibella@minneapolisparks.org for more information.

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Set up and take down field
  • Complete Game Day reports
  • Ensure safety with participants, coaches, and spectators
  • Report Scores
  • Run game clock/scoreboard
  • Maintain effective communication between staff, and officials
  • Works well with youth and adults
  • Assist with facility clean up

Requirements:

  • Complete and pass a criminal background check
  • Complete all required paperwork
  • Attend pre-season clinic for training
  • Able to work weekends and weeknight evenings
  • Able to transport equipment in vehicle

Compensation: $20/per game

Hours: Weekends and Weeknights

Apply by submitting a resume to Anthony DiBella by 08-26-2019

Youth Softball Umpire

Since 1993, we have been partnering with the Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Twins Community Fund to bring youth baseball and softball to children who would otherwise not have the opportunity or the funds to enjoy America’s past-time. The support from the Twins Community Fund provides uniforms and equipment to participants as well as funding for baseball and softball field renovations. Each season, the Minnesota Twins RBI and Rookie League programs involve more than 2,500 boys and girls.

League Information: May-August, Ages 8-18

Divisions:

  • 10U RBI Slow Pitch
  • 12U RBI Fast Pitch
  • 14U RBI Fast Pitch
  • 18U RBI Fast Pitch
  • 18U RBI Slow Pitch (Co-Ed)

We are looking for individuals to become youth softball umpires for our RBI softball program.

If interested, email Anthony DiBella at adibella@minneapolisparks.org. Questions, call Anthony at 612-230-6546

Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct Pre-game meeting with coaches
  • Understand rules and regulations of the league and game of softball
  • Understand signals (visual and vocal)
  • Enter game scores online
  • Communicate with officials assigner and umpire in chief effectively

Requirements:

  • At least 16 years old
  • Complete required paperwork
  • Submit and pass a Criminal Background Check
  • Complete certification process (Minneapolis Umpires Association)
  • Ability to work weekends, and weekday evenings.
  • Purchase required uniform and equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of sport
  • Past officiating experience, but not required

Compensation: $26-45/per game

Hours: Weekends, and weekday evenings

Apply by submitting a resume to Anthony DiBella by 08-01-2019

2117 W River Road N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
adibella@minneapolisparks.org


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