Employment Opportunities

Title: Coordinator of Children’s Services

The City of Marion has a full-time Coordinator of Children’s Services position open. The successful candidate will: plan and implement programs including summer reading for children ages 0-12 and story time for babies, toddlers and preschoolers; coordinate collection development and maintenance of children’s materials; promote the use of the library through displays, talks and community events; help develop program and service marketing materials; stay aware of professional trends and continually work to improve children’s services; supervise other employees and volunteers working in the Children’s Department and manage the overall activities of the department.

Required Qualifications: AA Degree from a community college in areas compatible with library services such as English, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, etc. BA or BS degrees in these areas is desirable. Proficient with computer and digital devices, related software and internet; excellent interpersonal communication skills; management and supervisory experience and two to three years of relevant experience is desired.

Benefits: Salary $15.00 per hour, paid vacation and sick leave, health insurance, and Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund.

Apply: You must complete the City of Marion job application and include a cover letter, resume and three professional references. Applications are available at Marion City Hall, Marion Carnegie Library, or online and should be returned to the Marion City Hall (1102 Tower Square Plaza) or Marion Carnegie Library (206 S. Market Street). Applications will not be considered unless all application requirements are met. The job will remain open until a candidate is chosen

The City of Marion is an equal opportunity provider.

SILVERSNEAKERS INSTRUCTOR

(Part-Time)       

Position Requirements:

The HUB Recreation Center is looking for fun, energetic and creative individuals to join our team. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching group fitness classes for seniors with specific instruction including any of the following: SilverSneakers Classic, SilverSneakers Cardiofit, SilverSneakers Circuit,, SilverSneakers Yoga, SilverSneakers Stability and SilverSneakers Boom. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, recording participation data and completing incident/accident reports and attending staff meetings once a month.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Graduate.
  • Instructor must commit to teaching 1 to 2 classes per week.
  • Previous experience as a group instructor is preferred.
  • Specialized SilverSneakers certification(s) required.
  • May enter compensated training agreement with appropriate
  • hire candidate.
  •  First Aid / CPR / AED certifications highly preferred.

Residency Requirement:

Within eighteen months of the date of hire, employee must live within ten miles (straight line GPS) of City Hall.

Compensation:

Compensation will be $15-20 per class.

Application Requirements:

Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to Gail West, Human Resource Director, 1102 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois. Employment application can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionil.gov. All questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Chris Georgantas

General Manager HUB Recreation Center

618-997-2482

gm@thehubmarion.com

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

GROUP AQUATIC INSTRUCTOR

(Part-Time)

Position Requirements:

The HUB Recreation Center is looking for fun, energetic and creative individuals to join our team.  Job responsibilities include but are not limited to teaching aqua aerobics and aqua arthritis, recording participation data and complete incident/accident reports and attending staff meetings once a month.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Graduate.   
  • Instructor must commit to teaching 1 to 2 classes per week.
  • Previous experience as a group aqua instructor is preferred.
  • Group fitness certification required.
  • First Aid / CPR / AED certifications highly preferred.

Residency Requirement:

Within eighteen months of the date of hire, employee must live within ten miles (straight line GPS) of City Hall.

Compensation:

Compensation will be $20 per class.

Application Requirements:

Please send resume and City of Marion employment application to Gail West, Human Resource Director, 1102 Tower Square, Marion, Illinois. Employment application can be picked up at the City Clerk’s office or obtained online at www.cityofmarionil.gov. All questions concerning these positions and the application process may be directed to:

Chris Georgantas

General Manager HUB Recreation Center

618-997-2482

gm@thehubmarion.com

The City of Marion is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We’d love To Meet You In Person Or Via The Web!

 The City Hall is located in Historic Downtown Marion Illinois Office Hours.

Main Office: 1102 Tower Square Plaza Marion IL, 62959
Phone: 618-997-6281
Email: it@cityofmarionil.gov

We’d love To Meet You In Person Or Via The Web!

 The City Hall is located in Historic Downtown Marion Illinois Office Hours.

Main Office: 1102 Tower Square Plaza Marion IL, 62959
Phone: 618-997-6281
Email: it@cityofmarionil.gov