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Foothills Park and Recreation District Reviews

Updated April 4, 2017
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  1. "Great job while attending school"

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    Former Employee - Program Leader in Littleton, CO
    Former Employee - Program Leader in Littleton, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Foothills Park and Recreation District part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great job while going to school. Working from 3-6 after school gave me the nice extra money, but didn't give me an overloaded scheduled and allowed to still focus on my coursework. Also, all of my co-workers of my level were awesome to work with. Workers aged 16-22 and almost all of them had awesome personalities that were easy to work with.

    Cons

    There was never enough workers on the substitute list. This made it hard to find a an afternoon off when needed, but the children's programs supervisor tried her hardest to accommodate when able. High turnover rate of employers, so always experiencing new co-workers.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people.


  2. "Foothills is a great place to work with awesome people."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Littleton, CO
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Littleton, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Foothills Park and Recreation District part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Easy and relaxed environment that can fit any schedule.

    Cons

    You don't work there for the pay

    Advice to Management

    Be consistent.


  3. "A well organized company that is fun to work for part-time."

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    Current Employee - Track and Field Coach in Littleton, CO
    Current Employee - Track and Field Coach in Littleton, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Foothills Park and Recreation District part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Going to work was always a fun and enjoyable experience. I learned many different skills and enjoyed the opportunity to teach and work with children.

    Cons

    For a part-time job, the salary was not bad. However, it was not as competitive as some of the similar coaching positions within other districts.


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  5. "Lifeguard"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Foothills Park and Recreation District part-time

    Pros

    Very easy job with a lot of other workers of the same-age and ideology.

    Cons

    Not that much diversity in the occupation, but that is expected.

    Advice to Management

    Make the mandatory in-services more flexible and allow for unmandatory swim lessons.


  6. "lifeguard"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Foothills Park and Recreation District part-time

    Pros

    the foothills park and rec sight is a fantastic envoronment and even better place to meet new people.

    Cons

    the managment is not exactly ideal and they dont pay as much as i would like.

    Advice to Management

    i dont have any at all since i have a good relasion ship with them and talk almost weekly.


  7. "Okay work enviornment"

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    Former Employee - Front Desk Associate
    Former Employee - Front Desk Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good office culture, the co workers I had were all very wonderful

    Cons

    The patrons can be difficult and the job can be very stressful

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employee's feedback on a more regular basis


  8. "Great place to work for a short time"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    They are great working with your schedule and get hours there is fairly easy. Parts of management work great. Great place to work for a short term.

    Cons

    The pay is not great. Expect to get burnt out after a couple of years due to poor commuication, being over worked and gossipe. Expect to get no help getting subs when your struggling to find one and expect to having to spend close to 4 hours to 2 day trying to find one.

    Advice to Management

    Talk to the staff you have more and the people who have been there the long hall asks their opinion on issues and listen. provide more training for management positions or it breaks down. Listen when they come to you for help.


  9. "Head Guard, WSI"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Foothills Park and Recreation District part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very flexible scheduling and large staff base. Good training opportunities for update of required skills and professional development. Accessible promotional path.

    Cons

    Culture varies between facilities and site staff tends to form cliques. Distance between middle and upper management is large.

    Advice to Management

    Try to develop more of a flat company structure. Organizational visibility up to the top is key to cohesion among entry-level employees.