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Employment Opportunities

UW Recreation offers a number of opportunities for part-time employment. The majority of part-time employees are hired prior to the beginning of each quarter; however, job vacancies become available on a continual basis. See below for current openings and detailed job information, including pay rates, qualifications, and contact information. For more information, email recjobs@uw.edu or call 206-543-4590.

To apply for an open position, complete the online application using the link below and attach supporting documents.

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Current Openings

Aquatics Lifeguard/First Aid
Swim Instructor
Aqua Zumba Instructor
Water Exercise Instructor
Creative Team No Available Positions
Fitness Fitness Program Assistant
FIT Student Instructor
Group Fitness Instructors (Cycling)
Group Fitness Instructors (Core Conditioning, Cardio Kickboxing, Circuit Training, Step, Total Toning)
Group Fitness Instructors (Pilates)
Golf Range No Available Positions
Intramurals Sports Officials (Flag Football, Basketball) – Autumn Quarter
Mindfulness No Available Positions
Operations Custodian Assistant
Personal Training No Available Positions
Sports Instruction Tennis Instructor
UWild Adventures Crags Climbing Center Assistant
Crags Indoor Instructor
Gear Garage Assistant
UWild Adventures Backpacking and Hiking Instructor
UWild Adventures Climbing Instructor
UWild Adventures Mountain Biking Instructor
UWild Adventures Sea Kayaking Instructor
UWild Adventures White Water Kayaking Instructor

Aquatics

Position available Lifeguard
Pay rate $15.30/hr.
Hours Variable
Qualifications UW student; Proof of current American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate (preferred), or current Ellis and Associates
Contact person Joshua Yeager (jy78@uw.edu)
Position available Swim Instructor
Pay rate $15.00-17.00/hr. DOE
Hours Variable
Qualifications 2 Years swim lesson instructor experience, proof of current American Red Cross Lifeguard certificate, or current Ellis and Associates
Contact person Joshua Yeager (jy78@uw.edu)
Position available Aqua Zumba Instructor
Pay rate $19.00/hr.
Hours Variable, part-time.
Qualifications Aqua Zumba certification; previous teaching experience, FA/CPR/AED required
Contact person Joshua Yeager (jy78@uw.edu)
Position available Water Exercise Instructor
Pay rate $15.00-17.00/hr. DOE
Hours Variable
Qualifications Water Exercise & FA/CPR/AED certification required
Contact person Joshua Yeager (jy78@uw.edu)

Fitness

Position Fitness Program Assistant
Pay rate $15.00/hr.
Hours Variable
Qualifications UW Student
Contact person Jessica Norman (jlnorman@uw.edu)
Position FIT Student Instructor
Pay rate $17.00/hr.
Hours Variable
Qualifications UW Student,  Students wanting to complete Fitness Instructor Training Program http://www.washington.edu/ima/classes/fitness-info/group-fitness-instructor-tryouts/
Contact person Jessica Norman (jlnorman@uw.edu)
Position Group Fitness Instructor (Cycling)
Pay rate $22.00/hr.
Hours Variable, part-time. Early am.
Qualifications Schwinn�, Keiser or LeMond certification; previous teaching experience, FA/CPR/AED required
Contact person Jessica Norman (jlnorman@uw.edu)
Position available Group Fitness Instructors (Ab Lab, Cardio Kickboxing, Circuit Training, Step, Total Toning)
Pay rate $19.00/hr.
Hours Variable, part-time.
Qualifications AFAA or ACE certification; FA/CPR/AED required

If you have no experience please refer to our Fitness Instructor Training page: www.washington.edu/ima/sports-fitness/group-fitness-instructor-tryouts/

Contact person Jessica Norman (jlnorman@uw.edu)
Position available Group Fitness Instructor (Pilates)
Pay rate $26.00/hr.
Hours Variable, part-time
Qualifications STOTT Pilates certification preferred; FA/CPR/AED required
Contact person Jessica Norman (jlnorman@uw.edu)

Intramurals

Position available Sports Officials (Flag Football, Basketball) – Autumn Quarter
Pay rate $15.00/hr.
Hours Variable
Qualifications UW Student
Contact person Luis Bowden (lbowden@uw.edu; 206.543.9346)

 Operations

Position available Custodian Assistant
Pay rate $15.00/hr.
Hours Variable – evenings and weekends
Qualifications UW student
Contact person Tim Taylor (taylort@uw.edu; 206.543.6667)

Sports Instruction

Position available Tennis Instructor
Pay rate $15.00/hr.
Hours Weekday mornings, afternoons and evenings, Saturdays
Qualifications UW student, tennis experience
Contact person Chris Delaune (delaune@uw.edu; 206.543.9499)

UWild Adventures

Position available Crags Climbing Center Assistant
Pay rate $15.00/hr.
Hours Variable, early mornings(6:45am – 9:15am), weekends, evenings
Qualifications UW Student, climbing experience desirable. Please submit climbing resume with application.
Contact person Garrett Genereux (ggenereu@uw.edu; 206.616.1143)
Position available Crags Indoor Instructor
Pay rate Depending on Experience
Hours Variable days & times
Qualifications At least 3 years climbing instruction experience
Contact person Garrett Genereux (ggenereu@uw.edu; 206.616.1143)
Position available UWild Gear Garage Assistant
Pay rate $15.00/hr.
Hours Variable, afternoons and evening, weekends
Qualifications UW Student, Gear specialist with at least 1 year outdoor adventure experience and customer service experience. Bike mechanic experience preferred. Please submit cover letter, professional resume, and outdoor resume with application.
Contact person Janelle Deane (deanej@uw.edu)
Position available UWild Adventures Backpacking and Hiking Instructor
Pay rate Depending on Experience
Hours Variable, weekends & evenings
Qualifications At least 2 years of personal backpacking experience, able to confidently hike trails that consist of steep climbs, mud, rocks, roots, sand, able to carry loads up to 65lbs, for 8-10 miles, Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification, and demonstrated ability to teach skill development. Please email Matt for a full position description and submit cover letter, professional resume, and backpacking/hiking resume with application.
Contact person Janelle Deane (deanej@uw.edu)
Position available UWild Adventures Climbing Instructor
Pay rate Depending on Experience
Hours Variable, weekends & evenings
Qualifications At least 3 years of personal climbing experience, able to lead up to 5.9 on sport and traditionally protected routes, Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification, 1 year customer service experience, institutional/guiding experience preferred. Please email Garrett for a full position description.
Contact person Garrett Genereux (ggenereu@uw.edu; 206.616.1143)
Position available UWild Adventures Mountain Biking Instructor
Pay rate Depending on Experience
Hours Variable, weekends & evenings
Qualifications At least 3 years of personal mountain biking experience, able to confidently ride intermediate trails that consist of buffed dirt, mud, rocks, roots and hits, experience leading group rides and instructor basic bike skills, Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification, and 1 year customer service experience. Please email Matt for a full position description and submit cover letter, professional resume, and cycling resume with application.
Contact person Matt Jensen (mcjensen@uw.edu; 206.616.2083)
Position available UWild Adventures Sea Kayaking Instructor
Pay rate Depending on Experience
Hours Variable, weekends & evenings
Qualifications At least 2 years of sea kayaking experience, able to confidently paddle sea kayak routes that have challenging tides, wind, current waves, and boat traffic under 65lb load for 8-10 miles, knowledge of outdoor equipment & sea kayaking techniques, Experience managing groups, Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification. Please email Matt for a full position description and submit cover letter, professional resume, and cycling resume with application.
Contact person Janelle Deane (deanej@uw.edu)
Position available UWild Adventures Whitewater Kayaking Instructor
Pay rate Depending on Experience
Hours Variable, weekends & evenings
Qualifications At least 3 years of whitewater kayaking experience, able to confidently paddle whitewater kayak rivers that have challenging rapids, mitigate hazards and set safely in class 4 rapids, knowledge of outdoor equipment & whitewater kayaking techniques, Experience managing groups, Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification. Please email Matt for a full position description and submit cover letter, professional resume, and cycling resume with application.
Contact person Janelle Deane (deanej@uw.edu)

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