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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

Current and Upcoming Seasonal Openings

  • Building Supervisor
    • Applications are due on August 1, 2019 for an anticipated start date 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 October thru May. 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 work from December into March. Applications are due November 1, 2019. 
    • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age by December 1 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. 
  • Scorer/Timer for Basketball League for Students in Grades 5-12
    • Apply beginning in September for work from December into March. Applications are due November 1, 2019. 
    • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age by December 1 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. 
  • Basketball Instructor
    • Apply beginning in September for work from December into March. Applications are due November 1, 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. 
  • 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 complete a Program Proposal.  The Program Coordinator will get in touch with you to discuss your proposal. Seasonal brochures are prepared months in advance so please plan accordingly. The deadline to submit a proposal for Spring/Summer 2019 is January 5, 2019. 
  • Please visit the Personnel Department's Website to view other  job opportunities. 

 

See below for Future Seasonal Positions:

  • Mixville Lifeguard
    • Apply beginning in January 2020 for Summer 2020 employemnt. Deadline to apply will be announced when we begin accepting applications in January. 
    • Must be 18 years of age or older, possess current lifeguard certification and be available to work weekends beginning Memorial Day Weekend.
    • Starting pay rate is $12.00/hour.
  • Camp Staff
    • Apply beginning in January 2020 for Summer 2020 employemnt. Deadline to apply will be announced when we begin accepting applications in January. 
    • Positions include Camp Directors, Camp Assistant Directors , Camp Counselors , and Camp Lifeguards. 

Volunteer Counselor in Training and Volunteer Mentor

  • In addition to these paying positions, students who will be entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2020 can apply to volunteer as either a Counselor in Training (CIT) or Therapeutic Mentor. Applications will be available here in January 2020 for Summer 2020.  The deadline will be posted when the applications become available- no late applications will be accepted. 

 

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 - Download Current Announcement

  • 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
    • Lifeguard certification preferred
    • Certification course will be available for anyone interested and enthusiastic
    • Pre-course swimming evaluation is mandatory
    • Certification course costs will be covered upon successful completion and employment

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

 

 

Last updated on Friday, June 21, 2019