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News: Summer 2021 Employment Opportunities

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ARLINGTON RECREATION
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES SUMMER 2021


Arlington Recreation Department is now accepting applications for seasonal employment during the summer of 2021.  The number of available positions will be based off program needs and are subject to change at any time. Available positions may be limited due to returning employees being rehired. Applications will be accepted until March 1st and then on an as needed bases. Seasonal employment opportunities open for the summer of 2021 are outlined below. To apply, please complete the EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION and return to the Recreation Dept  by 3/1/21.  For more information on these positions please call Arlington Recreation 781-316-3880.

LIFEGUARDS/WATER SAFTEY INSTRUCTORS (WSI)
Work is available at Reservoir Beach. Lifeguards help ensure the safety of swimmers and perform general maintenance duties. WSIs, in addition to the previously stated responsibilities, also help teach swim lessons. Applicants must possess a current Lifeguard Certification, First Aid Certification, and CPR Certification. Certification in Water Safety Instruction is a plus. Hours will vary between 20-25 per week during the hours of 9:30am-7:30pm, which includes early evenings and weekends. Individuals are expected to be available and commit to employment for the entire beach season (June 28th through August 20th, dates/hours subject to change). Starting rate is $14.75 per hour for Lifeguards and $16.25 per hour for WSIs.
 
MAINTENANCE WORKER/GATE ATTENDANT/SNACK BAR
Work is available at the Ed Burns Arena/Reservoir Beach to assist with general maintenance duties, including daily maintenance work at Reservoir Beach or staffing the front gate or snack bar. Hours will vary between 10-25 per week and will include early evenings and weekends. Individuals working maintenance must be able to  lift 50 pounds. All are expected to be available & commit to employment for the entire beach season (June 28th through August 20th, dates/hours subject to change). Starting rate is $13.75 per hour.
 
PROGRAM SUPERVISOR
Program Supervisors are responsible for helping with the overall operation and success of programs. This individual will direct, supervise, and evaluate the work of program staff in the recreation programs. Responsibilities include providing direction and instruction to staff, training them in the instruction of activities/duties, and communicating daily with members of the public/participants/parents. Individuals are expected to be available and commit to employment for the entire summer season (June 28th through August 20th). Must be available to attended/help organize staff training in early June prior to summer season. Starting rate is $18.25 per hour. Must be 18 years of age or older.
 
PROGRAM COUNSELOR
Program Counselors take primary responsibility for the health, well-being, and happiness of participants. Counselors guide individuals in participating successfully in all aspects of program activities. They observe participant behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations/emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior-management techniques. Counselors help plan and coordinate activities for children.  Individuals are expected to be available and commit to employment for the entire summer season (June 28th through August 20th). Individuals must also be available to attended required staff training in early June, prior to summer season. Starting rate at $13.75 per hour. Must be 16 years of age or older.