JOBS

Sun Country Sports accepts employment applications year-round as we are continually growing and changing. When a position opens, we review all relevant applications we have on hand. Our family includes gymnastics, tumbling, cheer and tramp & tumble coaches, dance, swim and rockwall instructors, afterschool and day camp counselors, front desk, office and bookkeeping positions, birthday party leaders, maintenance and cleaning staff, bus and van drivers, and more. Come join our team!

Sun Country conducts employment verifications and level 2 background screening on all employees pursuant to Florida Statutes.

 

FRONT DESK/CUSTOMER SERVICE

We have immediate openings in Front Desk & Customer Service at both of our locations. FULL-TIME (40 hrs/week) and PART-TIME (10-25 hrs/week) positions are available. Schedules are yet to be determined, but may require availability between the hours of 7:30 am and 9 pm & some weekend hours. Must be remaining in Gainesville for the summer and expecting to work this position for at least one full year (preferably longer).

Must be upbeat, outgoing, friendly, able to multi-task, and comfortable working alone in a high-energy, fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include knowing and explaining all Sun Country programs to customers, enrolling students in classes, handling or referring customer concerns, using multiple software programs, answering phones, logging written information, accepting payments, and more. Must be able to handle rapidly moving situations such as answering busy phone lines, greeting customers, and entering data in spreadsheets & databases simultaneously. Requires great attention to detail & procedures. Experience working with children preferred.

Applicants must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and very comfortable using multiple software programs and computers in general. The position requires a friendly, easygoing personality and the ability to provide excellent customer service for many different personalities. There will be extensive training to learn all of our programs and systems, and as the position requires excellent understanding of a large amount of detailed information, we ask for a commitment of at least one year including summer hours.

We are a multi-program family/youth sports center whose mission is to provide an opportunity for every person to develop his or her potential through fitness, sports and community and to offer quality programs in a safe, inspiring environment.

A SUN COUNTRY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION.

 

SWIM INSTRUCTORS

We have immediate openings for experienced swim instructors who love working with children. All aquatics positions require current lifeguard certification (or ability to obtain promptly) and experience providing swim instruction to ages 6 months through adults. Must be friendly, enthusiastic, well-organized, reliable, and self-motivated. Requires the ability to provide excellent customer service for many different personalities.

Swim Instructors work approximately 5-10 hours per week during the school year and 15 -25 hrs per week in summer, with the possibility of additional hours in other departments.

A SUN COUNTRY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION.

 

Summer Camp & Special Needs Counselors

We are now accepting applications for outgoing, high-energy Summer Camp Counselors! Special needs experience and/or education preferred; we have a growing number of wonderful students with special needs and are seeking some applicants who have experience working with children with autism (verbal and/or non-verbal), attention deficit disorders or other special needs. All applicants must love working with children (experience required).

Summer Camp positions require a commitment to work regular weekly hours from June 5th through mid-August and availability to train various nights/weekends in May. Time off will require finding a substitute to cover your shifts (applicants who plan to take full-week or longer vacations are not eligible and need not apply.) Most counselors work 20-30 hours per week in a combination of mornings, afternoons and/or full days. Additional hours may be available in other departments.

The Summer Camp Counselor position involves leading activities with children here in our 40,000 sq. ft. facility. All training is provided, and activities may include basic gymnastics skills, group games, free-swimming, rock-climbing, board games, art, field trips and more.

Camp interviews will run from March 16th – March 27th. Details will be emailed to eligible applicants beginning the week of March 9th.

A SUN COUNTRY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION.

 

ROCK CLIMBING INSTRUCTOR

We have an opening for a rock-climbing instructor at our West location (Jonesville). Minimum one year rock climbing experience required. Experience working with children and / or coaching preferred. Benefits include free employee workouts (climbing, lap swim, gym) and free or discounted programming for children.

A SUN COUNTRY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION.

 

Gymnastics Coaches

We are now hiring experienced gymnastics coaches for all programs: boys & girls, recreational & team, pre-school & up. Most positions are part-time.

All coaching positions require a great deal of enthusiasm and energy for spotting the necessary events, a love for working with children, and excellent communication and teaching skills. Must be available at least 2-3 afternoons/evenings per week. Saturday morning hours may be available as well.

A SUN COUNTRY EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED FOR CONSIDERATION.

 

Electronic submission of employment applications is highly preferred (click here to submit an application), however, they may be returned via fax, hand delivery or mail to:

Jenny Hill / Human Resources Department Leader
Sun Country - West
333 SW 140th Terrace
Jonesville, Florida 32669

Phone: (352) 331-8773
Fax: (352) 332-9810
Email: hr@suncountrysports.com

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ABOUT SUN COUNTRY SPORTS CENTER

Linda Bennett | Jodi BennettSun Country Sports Center is a fitness facility for kids filled with gymnastic equipment, swimming pool, three-story indoor playground, rock climbing wall, dance studios and cheerleading facilities. With its afterschool programs, summer camps and birthday parties, kids can participate in gymnastics, cheerleading, martial arts, dance and other activities all year round. There are also great programs for adults and families of all ages.

The mission of Sun Country Sports is to provide a safe and inspiring environment offering fitness and fun for everyone...Welcome to Sun Country!

  OUR LOCATIONS

Sun Country Sports - West
  333 S.W. 140th Terrace
Jonesville, Florida 32669
(352) 331-8773
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Sun Country Sports - Millhopper
  4010 N.W. 27th Lane
Gainesville, Florida 32606
(352) 378-8711
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