Park District to hold seasonal job fair Dec. 28

The Rockford Park District is looking for customer service-oriented people to apply for seasonal employment opportunities for 2007 at its annual Job Fair. This year, the fair will be Thursday, Dec. 28, at Wedgbury Indoor Sports Center (ISC), 8800 E. Riverside Blvd., Loves Park. The times have changed from previous years: general job fair interview hours are 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; however, extended hours until 6 p.m. will be available only for applicants interviewing for any positions at Magic Waters or swimming pools (including lifeguards).

Season help is needed for Magic Waters, swimming pools, golf courses, Sportscore complexes, youth recreation programs, and more. Job fair applicants must be age 16 or older, and all applicants will be interviewed on site.

Shuttle bus transportation will be available from the Park District Downtown Office to ISC. Students, teachers and retirees are encouraged to apply. Sign language and Spanish-speaking interpreters will be available on site.

Job applications are also being taken on line at (click on Jobs), and Mondays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Park District administrative office downtown, 401 S. Main St., Rockford. For information, call 987-1593 (TTY, 963-DEAF). For information on accessibility for people with disabilities, call 987-1600 (voice/TTY).

From the Dec. 20-26, 2006, issue

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