Employment

      

Interested in any of our current positions? Contact us here: Zeeland Recreation Staff

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CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

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Recreation Internship

  • Email your resume and cover letter to our director, Brett Geertsma, at bgeertsm@zps.org.
  • Available internships: Sept – Dec OR Jan – May OR June – Aug
  • Learn more here: Internship Description

 

Lifeguards

  • Interested applicants should apply here
  • Zeeland Recreation is looking for energetic, outgoing lifeguards. Individuals must be mature, responsible and enjoy working with people of all ages. We are currently seeking staff for all shifts Monday thru Saturday- early mornings, days and evenings. Schedule is flexible. Immediate openings available.
  • Preferably, candidates will possess the following qualifications:
    • Must hold current American Red Cross Lifeguard (or equivalent) and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certifications (Zeeland Rec may help applicants attain these certifications in not currently held)
    • Current Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification preferred, however, Zeeland Recreation will help you attain your certification if not currently held (Zeeland Rec may help applicants attain these certifications in not currently held)
    • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with all age

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Swimming Lessons Instructors 

  • Interested applicants should apply here
  • Zeeland Recreation is looking for energetic, outgoing lifeguards and water safety instructors.  Individuals must be mature, responsible and enjoy working with people of all ages.  We are currently seeking staff for all shifts Monday thru Saturday- early mornings, days and evenings.  Must be available to work Saturdays.  Schedule is flexible.  Immediate openings available.
  • The right candidate will possess the following qualifications:
    • Must hold current American Red Cross Lifeguard (or equivalent) and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certifications
    • Current Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification preferred, however, Zeeland Recreation will help you attain your certification if not currently held.
    • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with all age

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Youth Soccer Officials
*Saturdays in Sept &  Oct
  • Youth Non-Certified Officials (13-17 yrs old): $8-$10 p/game
  • Youth Certified Officials (13-17 yrs old): $10-$13 p/game
  • Adult Non-Certified Officials (18 yrs old +): $10-$13 p/game
  • Adult Certified Officials (18 yrs old +): $13-$15 p/game
  • Interested individuals should contact Kelli Koss at kkoss@zps.org or 616.748.3232. To establish a complete pre-employment file, please complete this form: Seasonal Contractual Employment Application. Your application will be retained in active status for one year. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you for further information and a possible interview.
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Youth Football Game Crew
*Saturdays in Sept & Oct
  • Non-Certified Officials (13 yrs old +): $21 p/game
  • Certified Officials (13 yrs old +): $25 p/game
  • Chain Gang: $10 p/game
  • Scoreboard Controller: $10 p/game
  • Interested individuals should contact Kelli Koss at kkoss@zps.org or 616.748.3232. To establish a complete pre-employment file, please complete this form: Seasonal Contractual Employment Application. Your application will be retained in active status for one year. If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you for further information and a possible interview.
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Substitute Adult Fitness Instructors
  • Zeeland Recreation is looking for experienced and energetic substitute fitness professionals to teach high-quality group fitness classes (e.g., aerobics, spinning, strength training, yoga, Zumba, aquatics) at all ability levels. Instructors must be able to work early mornings, evenings and Saturdays. Substitute pay rate is $25 per class. Interested individuals should send their resume to Kris Ferry at kferry@zps.org
  • Qualifications:
    • At least 1 year of group exercise teaching experience preferred
    • Current personal training, group fitness and/or specialization certification
    • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certification
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Volunteer Youth Sports Coaches
In order to get all kids on the waiting list on teams, and in order to keep the amount of players on each team as low as possible to increase playing time/skill improvement, we are seeking additional volunteer coaches for the following programs:
  • Rocket Football League, 3rd/4th Grade Dux Grade Head Coach: Two head coaches needed
  • Fall Soccer League, 1st/2nd Grade Boys Head Coach: One head coach needed
  • Fall Soccer League, 3rd/4th Grade Girls Head Coach: One head coach needed
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