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Baker Station Instructor

Location: Saint Charles
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job Details


Job Location
CUSD303 School Location - St. Charles, IL

Position Type

Education Level

Salary Range
$13.00 Hourly

Travel Percentage

Job Shift

Job Category

Job Summary About the Role

Deliver high quality recreation services for residents, visitors and the St. Charles community by adhering to the Districts safety and administrative policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

This position is well suited for someone with pleasant personality. Have work record that shows reliability, initiative, and tact. Ability to assess situations and offer positive feedback. Experience and desire to work with school age children. Knowledge of positive leadership techniques, childrens activities and games, developmental learning progressions, and appropriate discipline techniques.

Need to Have: Must be a minimum of 16 years of age. Be certified, or have the ability to be certified, in CPR/AED and First Aid within 60 days of hire.

Essential Functions of the Position

Park District Cornerstones

  • Follow all departmental safety rules that pertain to the duties performed and support all aspects of Park Districts safety and risk management program.
  • Work cooperatively and collaboratively with residents, colleagues, the public, PDRMA and other agencies or organizations as delegated.
  • Recommends improvements and efficiencies to better accomplish individual and district goals in the best interests of the St. Charles Park District community.
  • Comply with park district policies and administrative procedures.


    Under the supervision of the Superintendent of Recreation, the Assistant Superintendent of Recreation, Baker Station, Tween and Family Recreation Supervisor, and Baker Station Coordinator the Baker Station Instructor shall complete his/her assigned duties to the best of his/her abilities, offering suggestions of better ways to accomplish jobs and be ever mindful of the best interests of the St. Charles Park District and of fellow employees. This position requires knowledge and ability to:
    • Work cooperatively with the office staff of the individual schools, the general public, the on-site instructors, Fox Valley Special Recreation Association staff, and the participants as a Park District employee.
    • Follow-up on absentees by checking with the Supervisor and follow up with parents as needed.
    • Effectively communicate.
    • Lead activities occurring at Baker Station.
    • Resolve problems with participants and notify their parents.
    • Effectively communicate information both to and from the supervisor.
    • Assess needs of participants, recommend and implement modification to the existing program.
    • Identify unsafe or unacceptable situations and provide safe environment for participants.
    • Perform First Aid and CPR as necessary.
    • Assist with emergency procedures that pertain to duties involved.

      Marginal Functions of the Position
      • Perform other related duties and/or special projects as assigned.

        Physical and Environmental Requirements

        Position or Activity


        46-100% of the time


        16-45% of the time


        0-15% of the time













        Requires a range of hearing and vision that allows the employee to safely complete the essential duties of the position with or without assistive devices, corrective lenses and/or glasses and/or a reasonable accommodation.

        EEO Statement and Accommodations

        The St Charles Park District is an equal opportunity employer under all state and federal laws and regulations. The job responsibilities are subject to accommodations pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you require assistance or accommodation with the application process, please contact the Business Department at 630-584-1055.

        If you would like to work in St. Charles as a special needs companion, visit https://www.fvsra.org/jobs for more information and/or to apply.

Keywords: ST CHARLES PARK DISTRICT, Elgin , Baker Station Instructor, Education / Teaching , Saint Charles, Illinois

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