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SPORTING CLAYS MANAGER (Personal Services Contract)

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Jun 8, 2021

Sparta, IL, US, 62286-3042

Job Requisition ID:  3830

Agency:  Department of Natural Resources 
Closing Date/Time:  06/22/2021 
Salary:  $31.00/hourly 
Job Type:  Hourly Part Time 
County:  Randolph 
Number of Vacancies:  1 


****************A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****************

Please attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application.  Please note posting #PSC-6165 on your application materials.

You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document that is not a Resume or CV.

Job Responsibilities

The contractor shall:

  • organize, plan, execute, control and evaluate the sporting clay program daily shooting activities;
  • develop and implement program policies and procedures to assure the safety and entertainment of shooters;
  • establish long-term programmatic goals and objectives;
  • develops and reviews public evaluations of shooting activities to ensure activity content and quality;
  • review operations and implement changes to improve efficiency and attendance;
  • implement and strictly enforce all rules and shooter safety regulations. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of college.
  • Prefers at least one year of planning and participation in Sporting Clays events or similar events.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of National Sporting Clays Association rules and regulations along with firearms safety.
  • Experience in repair of small machinery.
  • Ability to operate agricultural, industrial equipment such as tractor, UTV, forklift, etc.
  • Availability on most weekends, nights, or holidays from spring - fall.
  • Must be able to lift, pull and carry heavy objects.
  • Must be able to perform under high stress situations while hosting events. 

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires possession of a valid driver's license.
  • Must be able to work outdoors for long periods of time, even in inclement weather.

Agency Statement

Charged with preserving, protecting, and promoting Illinois’ natural resources, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) employees oversee water, wildlife, wetlands and oil wells, parks, historic sites – and everything in between. Employment opportunities vary greatly, often providing employees the chance to work indoors and out in a dynamic yet relaxed environment. 


The State of Illinois and the Department of Natural Resources are proud to bring you the premiere 1,600 acre World Shooting and Recreational Complex (WSRC). This unique site is located in scenic Southern Illinois near the City of Sparta, close to three airports and less than 50 miles from three metropolitan area including St. Louis, MO. Visitors will have access to a variety of amenities from quaint local restaurants and shops to the bustling activities of the St. Louis area.  The World Shooting and Recreational Complex is open for public use and organized events.



Work Hours:  Thur. - Sun. 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, 1/2 hr. lunch 
Work Location: 1 Main Event Ln Sparta, IL 62286-3042 
Agency Contact:  Vicky.Fowler@illinois.gov 
Job Function: Public Safety; Sciences and Natural Resources