Employment

Full Time Position

New Position Added (September 29, 2014)

Meals Manager / Caseworker (Crooked Creek Park)

Essential Job Functions

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission is looking for a high energy, enthusiastic and dependable individual to work with senior citizens in a fun filled community park in Chapin. Under occasional supervision, recruits, trains, schedules, and directs paid and volunteer staff in the preparation of home delivered and congregate meal programs, transportation and other activities for senior citizens. Interviews and assesses the needs of potential clients to determine senior services eligibility. Performs related administrative and para-professional work as required. Reports to the senior services manager and park director.

Minimum Training and Experience

Requires an Associate’s degree in social work, business, or other relevant field supplemented by one to two months of responsible experience in social services casework, recreation, or closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license.

This position is a full-time position at Crooked Creek Park in Chapin, SC. The schedule is 37.5 - 40 hours per week. The salary range for this position is $31,107-$46,660. If you would like to apply for this position, please submit your resume and/or application to Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission, 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29212, Attention Eve Mittendorf or email to emittendorf @icrc.net.

Front Desk Receptionist / Clerk (Seven Oaks Park)

Essential Job Functions

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission is looking for a high energy, enthusiastic and dependable individual to work in a fun filled community park in Irmo. Under regular supervision, performs a variety of receptionist and clerical duties in support of effective and efficient office operations. Performs related work as required. Reports to the Recreation Coordinator II or designee.

Minimum Training and Experience

Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by one to two years of responsible clerical experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must have strong people skills and strong computer skills.  Must possess a valid state driver’s license.

This position is a full-time position at Seven Oaks Park. The schedule is 37.5 - 40 hours per week; including Saturdays and evenings. The salary range for this position is $28,504-$42,756. If you would like to apply for this position, please submit your resume and/or application to Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission, 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29212, Attention Eve Mittendorf or email to emittendorf @icrc.net.

Part Time Positions

Front Desk Staff – Crooked Creek Park and Seven Oaks Park

The Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission is seeking outgoing, enthusiastic and dependable staff for part-time front desk staff at Crooked Creek and Seven Oaks Parks. Responsibilities include assisting receptionist with daily activities including a variety of duties in support of effective and efficient park operations.  Greets and assists office/park visitors; receives, screens and routes incoming calls in a courteous manner; collects, receipts and enters fees and other payments for deposit into computer software or as directed.

Experience in administrative, customer service or retail industries. Approximately 20-25 hours per week.  Salary range is $7.35 - $11.00 per hour depending on experience.  Please send resume and cover letter to 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC  29212 or email to jstrauss@icrc.net

Afterschool Safari Camp

(Seven Oaks Park, Crooked Creek Park, Oak Pointe Elementary and Ballentine Elementary)

The Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission is seeking fun and dependable staff for its afterschool programs in the Irmo and Chapin areas.  Must be available Mon - Fri, 2-6 P.M.  Experience in childcare, education or recreation preferred.  $7.35-$11.00 per hour based on experience.  Please apply at Crooked Creek Park, Saluda Shoals Park or Seven Oaks Park.  Resumes may be mailed to Afterschool Coordinator, 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29212 or email jstrauss@icrc.net.

Team Leader (Athletics - all three parks)

ICRC is seeking outgoing, enthusiastic and dependable part-time team leaders working in athletics at Seven Oaks Park, Crooked Creek Park and Saluda Shoals Park East (SSP East – spring 2015). This employee will make game-time decisions regarding field conditions and equipment, ensure all officials and scorekeepers are present and work closely with full-time athletic staff to develop and foster youth and/or adult athletic programs.  In addition, this employee provides rule interpretation in the absence of full-time athletic staff and is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of athletic facilities.  This employee is also responsible for supervising part-time staff, volunteers and communicating with the public as well as monitoring activities in a variety of areas. This employee will help to promote and encourage fair play, good sportsmanship, and ethical standards of conduct both on and off the field.  Additionally, this employee is responsible for facility and public safety and requires independent thinking, good judgment, and excellent communication skills. Salary Range: $10-$15 per hour. Normal Work Hours: Evening and Weekends.  If you are interested, please forward your resume to Julie Strauss at jstrauss@icrc.net or complete an application and submit to the administration office at Saluda Shoals Park, Attn: Julie Strauss, 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC  29212.

Bus Drivers

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission is currently hiring part-time bus drivers to transport children to Seven Oaks Park afterschool program during the 2014-2015 academic year. Approx. 10-15 hours a week. Competitive wages. Candidates are required to have a current CDL. Please apply at Seven Oaks Park, Crooked Creek Park or Saluda Shoals Park. Resumes can be mailed to Julie Strauss, 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC, 29212 or emailed to jstrauss@icrc.net.

Therapeutic Recreation Part-time Staff (Seven Oaks Park)

The Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission is seeking outgoing, enthusiastic and dependable staff for its Therapeutic Recreation program at Seven Oaks Park.  Staff will be part of an evening program that focuses on life skills management and education for adults with disabilities. Must be available Tues-Thurs, 3:30-8:30 P.M. Must have South Carolina Driver’s License and be comfortable driving an agency vehicle. Experience with people with mental and/or physical disabilities, special education or recreation is preferred. Competitive salaries. Please apply at Crooked Creek Park, Saluda Shoals Park or Seven Oaks Park. Resumes may be mailed to Therapeutic Recreation Coordinator, 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29212 or email jokeefe@icrc.net.

Therapeutic Recreation Afterschool Counselor (Crooked Creek Park)

The Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission is seeking outgoing, enthusiastic and dependable staff for its Afternoon Adventures program at Crooked Creek Park.  Must be available Mon-Fri, 2:30-6:30 P.M and some half days and in-service days.  Experience with people with mental and/or physical disabilities, special education or recreation is preferred.  Salary range: $8.25-$10.00 per hour. If you are interested, please notify Jordan O’Keefe at (803)213-1194 or email jokeefe@icrc.net.

Recreational Attendant (Saluda Shoals Park)

The Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission is seeking outgoing, enthusiastic and dependable staff for part-time recreational attendant positions at Saluda Shoals Park. Responsibilities include: safety of park visitors, knowledgeable of various recreational opportunities within the park, the ability to teach responsible use of various equipment; handles sales of various recreational activities (canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, challenge course, horseback riding, splash pad), good cash handling & record keeping skills, strong people skills. Must be reliable and able to work evenings and weekends. Competitive salaries. Send resume or application to 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29212 or send by email to jstrauss@icrc.net.

 

Contract Opportunities

Fishing Camp Instructor

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission is seeking an independent contractor to provide instruction for youth fishing camps during the summer. Instructors must have a high level of enthusiasm and professionalism; instruct individuals of all ages and skill levels; and willingness to have fun with students in a safe learning environment. Camps are scheduled for Seven Oaks Park/Irmo (August 4-8) and Crooked Creek Park/Chapin (June 9-13, July 14-19, July 28-August 1, and August 11-15). If you are interested, please notify Dena Long at (803)772-3336 or email dlong@icrc.net.

Certified Fitness Instructors

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission is seeking an independent contractor at Seven Oaks Park to design personal training programs for clients and monitor client training sessions. Trainers must have a high level of enthusiasm, instruct individuals of all ages and skill levels, maintain a high level of professionalism and be a certified fitness instructor. If you are interested, please notify Dena Long at (803)772-3336 or email dlong@icrc.net.

Music Instructors

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission is seeking an independent contractor to provide piano and/or guitar lessons for students at our Seven Oaks Park facility in Columbia, SC. Instructors must have a high level of enthusiasm; instruct individuals of all ages in piano lessons and maintain a high level of professionalism and willingness to have fun with students in a safe learning environment. If you are interested, please notify Dena Long at (803)772-3336 or email dlong@icrc.net.

Athletic Officials

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission is actively seeking umpires for our baseball program. We are reviewing contract opportunities with new umpires, experienced umpires, and returning umpires. Apart from the monetary benefit, umpiring provides a fun way to stay fit and healthy while participating in community sports. Umpiring suits all ages and actively encourages males and females to join the team...we’d love to hear from you.  As part of your contract, ICRC will offer umpire training. If interested, please contact Ashley Smith at 213.2012 or email at asmith@icrc.net.