We are accepting applications to fill the following positions for the 2014 Season at the Three Oaks Recreation Area. Our regular season runs from early April through late October (Beach season runs from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend). If you are interested and have the qualifications we are seeking below, please go to www.crystallake.orgto download an application or stop by the Crystal Lake Municipal Complex at 100 West Woodstock Street to complete an application.
Marina and Gate Attendants
Attendants are responsible for assisting patrons at the Three Oaks Recreation Area through duties related to the entrance at the gate and use of the marina. Depending on the rotation, Attendants will provide customer service through the process of collecting user fees, disseminating site-specific information, and providing patrons with boat rental or safety protocol.
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Excellent customer service and communication skills are essential. Experience in a cash handling retail or customer service position and/or a background of operating watercraft preferred. Upon employment, Attendants must be able to obtain CPR, AED and Basic First Aid certifications. The employee will regularly work in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50-75 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.
Shifts are a minimum of 4 hours during normal operating hours, which may include weekends, holidays, and opening/closing of the facilities. Rate of pay is $8.25 per hour.
This is seasonal work, providing life saving services to customers using the beach at the Three Oaks Recreation Area. Work involves responsibility for performing a variety of tasks related to the safety and enjoyment of individuals using the beach. This includes monitoring the facilities for safety and well-being and testing facilities for safety. Some employees may be asked to teach water safety and swim classes.
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and have American Red Cross Certification for Lifeguard and First Aid as well as CPR/AED for the professional rescuer. Ideal candidates will also possess extensive swimming experience, preferably high school or club swim team. Experience performing lifeguard duties and any equivalent combination of training a plus. The rate of pay is $9.00 per hour.
Part-time Security Assistants
This is a seasonal non-sworn position of the Crystal Lake Police Department assigned to the Three Oaks Recreation Area. Work involves patrol and monitoring of the Three Oaks Recreation Area property, buildings and reporting suspicious behavior and/or circumstances for police officer action.
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Previous security experience preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license. Upon employment, Security Assistants must be able to obtain CPR, AED and Basic First Aid certifications. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25-50 pounds. The employee may be exposed to severe weather and many unknown conditions; including possible hazardous sites and dangerous situations while performing tasks.
Shifts are 8 hours during nights, weekends and holidays, averaging approximately 20 to 30 hours per week. Approximate shift start time begins at dusk. Rate of pay is $9.50 per hour.
Applications for all positions are available at www.crystallake.orgor at City Hall. Interested candidates should forward their resume and application to: 100 W. Woodstock Street, Human Resources Department (Three Oaks), Crystal Lake, IL 60014. Positions open until filled. The City of Crystal Lake is an E.O.E.