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Cheshire Parks & Recreation Department

Part-Time Job Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in a part-time job working for the Parks & Recreation Department and/or Community Pool. We hire for a variety of seasonal part-time positions throughout the year. Please pay close attention to the application deadlines and requirements for each job listed. To apply for a position, please download and complete the Part-Time Employee Application.

 

Parks & Recreation Employment Information

Completed applications should be sent to:

          Cheshire Parks & Recreation Department

          559 South Main Street

          Cheshire, CT 06410

          recreation@cheshirect.org

See below for Future Seasonal Positions:

  • Building Supervisor
    • Applications are typically accepted from June through early August to start in September or October. Must be a mature, responsible adult available weeknights and/or weekends. The bulk of the hours are during the school year from September thru June. Starting pay range is $10.60/hour to $11.60/hour. 
  • Basketball Referee for Basketball League for Students in Grades K-8
    • Apply beginning in September for December 2018-March 2019. 
    • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age by December 1, 2018 and be available to work every Saturday December - mid-March. 
    • Knowledge of basketball rules a must. Responsible for officiating youth basketball games for children in kindergarden through grade 8 as well as assisting the basketball instructor in leading drills and teaching basketball skills. 
    • Applications are typically due mid-November and the actual deadline will be posted when the application window officially opens in September 2018.
  • Scorer/Timer for Basketball League for Students in Grades 5-12
    • Apply beginning in September for December 2018-March 2019. 
    • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age by December 1, 2018 and be available to work every Saturday December - mid-March. 
    • Responsible for running the scoreclock and maintaining the scorebook during basketball games for children and teens in grades 5 through 12. Also responsible for assisting the basketball instructor in leading drills as nessecary. 
    • Applications are typically due mid-November and the actual deadline will be posted when the application window officially opens in September 2018.
  • Basketball Instructor
    • Apply beginning in September for December 2018-March 2019. 
    • Applicants must be at least a high school graduate with strong leaderships skills, a solid knowledge of basketball and a good rapport with both children and adults. 
    • Responsible for leading basketball drills and coordinating basketball games. Supervises referees and scorer/timers. Enforces Town and Department policies that pertain to the basketball program. Recruits and supports volunteer coaches. 
    • Applications are typically due mid-November and the actual deadline will be posted when the application window officially opens in September 2018.
  • Mixville Lifeguard
    • Apply beginning in January 2019 for Summer 2019 positions. 
    • Must be 18 years of age or older, possess current lifeguard certification and be available to work weekends beginning Memorial Day Weekend (May 26, 2018).
    • Starting pay rate is $12.00/hour.
  • Camp Staff
    • Apply beginning in January 2019 for Summer 2019 positions. 
    • Positions include Camp Directors (starting pay $14/25/hour), Camp Assistant Directors (starting pay $12.75/hour), Camp Counselors (starting pay $10.25/hour), and Camp Lifeguards ($12.00/hour).
    • In addition to these paying positions, students who will be entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2018 can apply to volunteer as a Counselor in Training (CIT). Download the CIT Application here.
    • Apply by 4:00PM on Friday, March 16 - no late applications will be accepted. 
  • Tennis Instructor
    • Apply beginning in January 2019 for Summer 2019 positions. 
    • Must be 16 years of age or older with tennis experience.
    • Starting pay rate is $10.50/hour.
  • Please visit the Personnel Department's Website to view other  job opportunities. 
  • In addition to these current openings we are always looking to expand the recreational programming available to our community. 
    • To submit a proposal for a new program or class please email your resume, a description of the program you would like to lead and the days and times you are available to work. The Program Coordinator will get in touch with you to discuss your proposal. Seasonal brochures are prepared months in advance so please plan accordingly. 

Community Pool Employment Information

Completed applications should be sent to:

          Cheshire Community Pool

          520 South Main Street

          Cheshire, CT 06410

          sadams@cheshirect.org

Current Openings

  • WSI (Water Safety Instructor)
    • Apply NOW!
    • Must be at least 16 years old and able to successfully complete the Level 5 swim evaluation. Must be responsible, dependable and comfortable working with children of all ages. If you are not currently WSI certified we would be willing to train. For further information please contact the pool. 

  • Lifeguard
    • Apply NOW for Summer 2018 Employment!
    • Must be at least 15 years old and possess or have the ability to complete the Red Cross Lifeguarding course which includes in-water skills, CPR and First Aid practical skills and two written exams. Must be responsible, dependable and comfortable working in a team atmosphere. If you are not currently certified we are willing to train. For further information please contact the pool. 

Please visit the Personnel Department's Website to view other  job opportunities.

 

 

Last updated on Thursday, May 24, 2018