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Scorer-Loaders - Personal Services Contract 1

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Date:  Jul 29, 2022

Sparta, IL, US, 62286-3042

Job Requisition ID:  17071

Agency :  Department of Natural Resources 
Closing Date/Time: 08/31/2022
Salary:   $13-$15 per hour/depending upon experience  
Job Type:   Hourly Part Time, mostly weekend work
County:   Randolph  
Number of Vacancies:  Up to 100



All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through the website.

State of Illinois employees should click the link near the top left to apply through the SuccessFactors employee career portal.

Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.


Posting Identification Number  12-04-17071

Position Overview

Scorers for the World Shooting and Recreation Complex will be responsible for keeping the official tally of each shooters’ score as they compete in an event. The scorer also acts as a referee and must be knowledgeable of official trapshooting rules and safety procedures for the firing line.


Loaders at the World Shooting and Recreation Complex will be responsible for restocking the target throwing machines throughout the shooting event. Scorers and loaders will be tasked with cleaning fields during/after shooting events are completed.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Scorers accurately tally scores for competitors during an event.
  2. Scorers serve as a referee to assist in solving any discrepancies.
  3. Scorers maintain working knowledge of official trapshooting rules and safety procedures for the firing line and ensure rules and safety protocols are followed. 
  4. Loaders will ensure throwing machines always have a sufficient amount of targets in them.
  5. Scorers and Loaders will clean the firing line fields during and after shooting events.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Requires knowledge, skills, and mental development equivalent to completion of 8 years of school.
  2. Knowledge of, or willingness to learn, firearm safety protocols.
  3. Have basic math skills to tally and total scores.

Employment Conditions

  1. Requires ability to pass background check.
  2. Requires consistent reliable transportation to get to work.
  3. Requires capability to lift 30 pounds on a consistent basis.
  4. Must be legally eligible to be around firearms.
  5. Requires the ability to work during 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 WSRC is open for public use and organized events.

Work Hours:  Variable:  schedules will normally be 4-10 hr. shifts, weekends required with an occasional evening shift.
Work Location: 1 Main Event Ln Sparta, IL 62286-3042  
Agency Contact:

Vicky Fowler


Phone #:  217-785-5387

Job Function:  Sciences and Natural Resources  


This position DOES NOT contain “Specialized Skills” (as that term is used in CBAs).



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