Employment Opportunties

Park Worker (Seasonal/Part-Time)

Applications are now being accepted for park worker positions.  Duties include general park maintenance, which will include mowing, trimming, weeding, field maintenance, trash removal, mulching, and cleaning.  Park workers are also responsible for building maintenance, which includes minor repairs, furniture set up and take down, and maintaining cleanliness of buildings.  Workers also operate zero-turn mowers, tractors, trucks, weed whackers, and other tools when needed.  Qualifications include a high school diploma/GED or equivalent, valid driver's license with a clean driving record, works well with others and by themselves, understand written and oral instructions, must be able to lift 50-75 pounds on a regular basis, and be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays. Salary starting at $9 per hour.  Apply by May 5, 2017

Recreation & Sports Internship (Spring or Summer)

Open to those pursuing a degree in recreation or sport or special event management or related field.  Experience working in parks & recreation or related field required. Experience with program and event planning and working with children a plus. 

NEW Kids Connection Program Job Openings

Applications now being accepted for the following positions for the new Kids Connection before and after school program.  Click each position below for a full job description.  Download a department employment application at the bottom of the page.  Positions open until filled.

Winter/Spring (January-May)

  • Adult Fitness Instructors (other than Zumba)
  • American Red Cross certified Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors
  • Preschool Program Instructor
  • Yoga Instructor (daytime classes for Seniors)
  • Youth Kidnastics / Tumbling Instructors
  • Youth Sports Coaches (Basketball, Flag Football, Volleyball and Soccer)

Summer (June-August)

  • American Red Cross certified Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors
  • Summer Playground Leaders
  • Youth Sports coaches (summer sports) – T-Ball, Instructional Baseball and Softball

Teens For Kids Program

Registration in the program is easy:
  1. Complete a job application and mail/drop-off at the Department of Parks and Recreation.
  2. Include desired position (very important) and “Teens For Kids."
  3. Possess these qualifications: Mature, Responsible and Enthusiastic.
An effort is made to employ as many program applicants as possible. Employment will be contingent upon availability and completion of required training and certifications (there are fees associated with certifications). The "Teens for Kids" program has been created in an effort to help foster greater “home grown” interest in working with community recreation programs.