Magic Waters Waterpark Accepting Applications for 2013 Season

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- The Rockford Park District is using technology to help customer service-oriented people apply for 2013 seasonal employment opportunities at Magic Waters Waterpark, and Sand Park, Alpine, and Harkins pools.

Information about seasonal employment can be found with a cell phone by texting JOBSPLASH to 94253. Interested candidates must complete an application and submit a resumé at the online Job Splash between November 16 and December 16, 2012. Magic Waters Waterpark staff will review all submitted applications and select top applicants for a follow-up in-person interview on December 28, 2012. Park District staff will provide training for all positions, including lifeguard and Learn to Swim instructors.

“Last year for the first time, we offered the chance for interested candidates to text and find out more information about the Online Job Splash, making the process of applying for a job at the Rockford Park District much more flexible, since applicants could apply 24/7,” said Zack McIntyre, Interim Director of Magic Waters Waterpark and Aquatics.

Job opportunities include: lifeguards, Learn to Swim instructors, and positions in customer service and guest relations. Applicants must be age 16 or older.

Online Job Splash Highlights - Between November 19 and December 16, 2012:
1. Applicants complete an application and submit resumé online at
2. Magic Waters staff will review all applications and resumés submitted.
3. Top candidates will be contacted via e-mail to schedule an in-person interview; all interviews will be held between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Friday, December 28, 2012 at the Indoor Sports Center, 8800 E. Riverside Blvd. in Loves Park.

For additional information on summer positions, visit or call 815-969-4093.

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