Parks & Recreation Employment

Positions and Job Descriptions

We start taking applications the first business day of the new year.  Positions are generally filled by April 15th.

Park Director

A working supervisor of other seasonal employees at the discretion of the Senior Park Technician or when the Senior Park Technician is not on duty. Duties are assigned by the Senior Park Technician and include:

  • Assisting patrons, handling complaints, help and notify Senior Park Technician of accidents or disturbances.
  • Aid attendants to open concessions, carousels, bathhouses, etc., and check on them regularly during the day.
  • Assign work to subordinates, assist as required, and check on their progress from time to time.
  • Check activities and reservations and assure that the park is prepared before arrival of groups.
  • Put shelter "Reservation" signs in place.
  • Check daily for any potential hazards and correct or notify Senior Park Technician.

Park Attendant

A park maintenance worker assigned to perform routine tasks to free full-time employees whose skills are needed elsewhere. Duties are assigned by the Senior Park Technician and/or Park Director and include:

  • Cleaning of building and grounds.
  • Mowing and trimming
  • Observe, correct and report any potential hazards to Senior Park Technician.

Carousel Attendant

These attendants are hired to oversee the running of the carousel. Routine duties are assigned by the Senior Park Technician and include:

  • To ensure the safety of the patrons on and around the carousel
  • Operating and cleaning the carousel

Ballfield Attendant

These attendants are hired to prepare the ballfields and maintain the grounds and restrooms associated with those fields. Duties are assigned by the Senior Park Technician.

Pool Attendant

These attendants are hired to clean and maintain the pools prior to hours of operation and maintain grounds and shower/changing area/restrooms associated with the pool. Duties are assigned by the Senior Park Technician.

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Seasonal Employment

Positions and Job Descriptions

Lifeguard

This person is responsible for ensuring the safety of patrons including accident prevention in the water and on surrounding areas and the rescue and care of accident victims.
The minimum age requirement is 16 years of age and the required certifications include:

  • Lifeguarding
  • CPR
  • First Aid

Duties are assigned by the Aquatic Facility Director.

Recreation Supervisor

This person supervises all programs and recreation personnel. Duties include:

  • Organizing and supervising play activities
  • Keeping records and making periodic reports

Recreation Leader

This person is responsible for the conduct of a particular phase of a recreation or summer camp program as assigned. Duties include:

  • Organizing and supervising play activities
  • Officiating games and maintaining order

Recreation Attendant

This person performs routine work in connection with the conduct of some activity or the care of some physical facility while in use. Work is performed under specific instruction but with little direct supervision. Duties include:

  • Maintaining order and enforcing rules and regulations
  • Performing routine custodial and maintenance tasks
  • Issuing equipment and supplies

Official/Referee

This person will officiate athletic games and set up, inspect, and repair equipment in preparation for games to assure safe conditions. Knowledge of basketball, hockey, volleyball or soccer is needed.

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