Here's what one of our Employees had to share...

"I was actually the first server hired in The Villages 21 years ago. Since then I have opened four Country Club restaurants, hosted national TV golf events and met many famous people. I have been given every opportunity to grow with The Villages. It's paradise to live here, and its also paradise to work here!"

Laurie Lape
Country Club Restaurant
General Manager,
The Villages

Job Title: Recreation Assistant (pt)
Job Description: Under the general direction of the Facility Specialist, RFM, RAM and Supervisor the Recreation Assistant will assist in the daily operations of the facility including but not limited to the set up and break down of scheduled indoor and outdoor activities and events. Provide a friendly, welcoming atmosphere which encourages residents and guests to participate in recreation activities and promotes a safe, hospitable recreation environment. Ensure the conformance of Recreation Department and District policies at Recreation centers by following the required protocols and procedures. Requirements Include: •High School or General Education Degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training in lieu of education; •Valid Florida Driver’s License; •Frequently throughout the course of daily duties must be able to successfully lift and/or carry such items as chairs (approximately 18 pounds), tables (approximately 52 pounds), sports equipment, furniture, etc.; •Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as a professional appearance and demeanor; •Strong work ethic and commitment to providing optimal customer service; •Proven intermediate or better proficiency level in Microsoft Word, Excel (formulas) and Outlook; •Well organized and able to successfully multi-task in a fast paced environment to meet multiple demanding deadlines; •Ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends and willingness to serve (or substitute) at other centers regardless of center size; •Ability to work independently and to comfortably open and close a recreation center, which may include working with limited natural light source depending upon time of day/year; •All candidates must successfully pass background and drug screening. Application deadline: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 by 5:00 PM.
Rate of Pay: $8.89 per hour
Application Deadline: 11/26/2014
Application Information:
Only one application per applicant is accepted. Completed applications should be returned to Human Resources, 984 Old Mill Run, The Villages, FL 32162 or Faxed to (352) 674-1910.
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Job Title: Recreation Service Representative (PT)
Job Description: Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Recreation Facilities Manager, the incumbent assists recreation personnel in the area of resident and guest relations by answering phones and interacting with walk-in customers. Other duties and accountabilities include, but are not limited to; issuing guest passes, executive trail fees, registering guests in lifestyle events, acting as a contact person to set up new resident lifestyle volunteers, interacting with existing resident lifestyle volunteers on contract renewals and room reservations, educating and informing residents/guests on recreation operation and use of facilities. Position requires optimal customer service skills, both verbal and nonverbal, which include dealing with problems and/or complaints in a courteous and professional manner at all times. Requirements Include: •High School Diploma or three to six months related experience/and or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience; •Valid Florida Driver’s License; •Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel (formulas), and Outlook; •Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as a professional appearance and demeanor; •Strong work ethic and commitment to providing optimal customer service; •Well organized and able to successfully multi-task in a fast paced environment to meet multiple demanding deadlines; •Ability to work on weekends and willingness to work and/or substitute at other locations; •All candidates must successfully pass background and drug screening Application deadline for this position is: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 by 5:00 PM.
Rate of Pay: $10.82 per hour
Application Deadline: 12/2/2014
Application Information:
Only one application per applicant is accepted. Completed applications should be returned to Human Resources, 984 Old Mill Run, The Villages, FL 32162 or Faxed to (352) 674-1910.
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Job Title: Recreation Supervisor (FT)
Job Description: Under the general direction of the Director of Recreation this position is responsible for managing a Village Recreation Center and associated neighborhood recreation centers assigned to that center, and all operations including part time staff training and development. Oversee programming at assigned center in differing capacities. Coordinate events with media, and Maintenance, Entertainment, and Special Events departments. Plan and implement indoor and outdoor recreational activities, and educate staff and residents on department programs and policies. Provide a friendly, welcoming atmosphere which encourages residents and guests to participate in recreation activities and promotes a safe, hospitable recreation environment. Ensure the conformance of Recreation Department and District policies at Recreation center by following the required protocols and procedures. Requirements Include: •Bachelor’s Degree (BA) from a four year college or university, or one to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience in recreation, physical education. •Valid Florida Driver’s License; •Ability to handle conflict and complaints to resolve and work towards a successful resolution with residents and staff; •Ability to supervise, manage, and direct the selection, training, development and appraisal of personnel; •Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations; •Ability to write reports and business correspondence, and ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public; •Ability to work on weekends and afterhours to meet timelines, and attend meetings; •Must be proficient in personal computer skills including electronic mail, recordkeeping, routine data base activity, word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, etc.; •This position is subject to moderate physical activity performing somewhat strenuous daily activities; •Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as a professional appearance and demeanor; •Strong work ethic and commitment to providing optimal customer service; •Well organized and able to successfully multi-task in a fast paced environment to meet multiple demanding deadlines; •All candidates must successfully pass background and drug screening. Application deadline: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 by 5:00 PM.
Rate of Pay: $34,500.00 Annual Salary
Application Deadline: 11/26/2014
Application Information:
Only one application per applicant is accepted. Completed applications should be returned to Human Resources, 984 Old Mill Run, The Villages, FL 32162 or Faxed to (352) 674-1910.
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Job Title: Special Events Line Staff
Job Description: To ensure the safety of the general public during large and small scale Special Events which are held at numerous locations throughout the Villages. Also to act as a steward of the District when answering questions and helping with the demands of the public. Requirements Include: •Valid Florida Driver’s License; •High School or General Education Degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training in lieu of education; •Throughout the course of daily duties must be able to successfully lift and/or carry chairs (18 lbs.) and tables (52 lbs.); will also be required to lift barricades ranging from 5-20 lbs; •Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as a professional appearance and demeanor; •Ability to read and successfully interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; •Strong work ethic and commitment to providing optimal customer service; •Ability to be well-organized and successfully multi-task in a fast paced environment to meet multiple demanding deadlines; •Ability to work flexible hours and willingness to work &/or substitute at other locations; •Ability to successfully work independently; •Be willing/able to open and close Special Event functions, which may include working with limited natural light source depending on time of day/year; •Must be able to work on his/her feet for periods of time in all weather conditions; •All candidates must successfully pass background and drug screening. Application deadline: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 by 5:00 PM.
Rate of Pay: $8.89 per hour
Application Deadline: 11/26/2014
Application Information:
Only one application per applicant is accepted. Completed applications should be returned to Human Resources, 984 Old Mill Run, The Villages, FL 32162 or Faxed to (352) 674-1910.
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