EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Switchyard Park Event Supervisor

Position Description

Supervise programs, personnel, spectators and use of facility. Enforce departmental policies; prepare reports; do periodic trash pick up and restroom sanitation; request supplies and report maintenance problems to Switchyard Park General Manager; provide assistance to any injured spectator or participant; serve as an information and public relations resource for the Parks and Recreation Department; submit accurate bi-weekly payroll; other duties as required.


High school education or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Some college preferred.

Experience/Special Skills

Ability to work well with people; ability to think quickly and exercise good judgment; must be self-motivated. Some experience supervising recreation programs and facilities desired.


Successful completion of CPR and first aid certification required. Training available through Parks and Recreation Department if needed.


Hours based upon events. 8-15 hours per week for rentals. During April to end of October possible increase to 24 hours per week. Potential hours: Weekdays, 5:30-11 p.m. and weekends 8 a.m.-11 p.m. mid-April through October.


$14.21-$15.01 per hour

Applicants for this position are subject to a criminal history background check. Direct deposit is a required condition of employment.

Anyone wishing to apply for this position must submit an application (click here to download and fill out an application) to Bloomington Parks and Recreation, 401 N. Morton St. in Bloomington, Indiana.

Applications may be requested from, or dropped off at, the reception desk in the atrium inside City Hall (401 N. Morton St., Bloomington, Indiana 47404) during business hours (8 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F), by mail (PO Box 848, Bloomington, IN 47402), by fax to (812) 349-3705, or by email to parks@bloomington.in.gov. If submitting an application via email, please include the title of the position and the applicant's name in the subject line.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

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Bloomington Parks & Recreation

  • 401 N. Morton Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47404
  • (812) 349-3700

Bloomington Parks and Recreation manages more than 2,275 acres of property including 34 parks, a golf course, ice arena, two pools, three community centers, a fitness and recreation center, three natural resource properties, 13 ball fields, 22 tennis courts, 24 basketball courts and approximately... Learn more