Summer 2022 Recreation Leadership Positions

Summer Programs Intern 

Essex Junction Recreation & Parks (EJRP) is seeking an organized, person of all trades to support our programs and programs team this summer in our delivery of swim lessons, our outdoor pool, community gardens, community events, and camps (recreational/team sports, athletic programs, STEM, art, certifications).  The ideal candidate will have previous experience in recreation programs and a desire to immerse themselves in the inner workings of a busy municipal recreation department.  This position will dabble in all aspects of program support, including roster distribution, t-shirts, taking photos, communicating with program participants in advance, sending program evaluations, posting on social media, and more.  This is a prime opportunity for someone to experience everything from the minutia to the big picture efforts it takes to successfully manage recreation programs.  Position is 40-hours a week for up to 12-weeks of summer.  Pay minimum is $17.50/hour and will be paid commensurate with experience. 

Pool Manager 

Essex Junction Recreation & Parks (EJRP) is seeking an experienced lifeguard to serve as the Pool Manager at the Maple Street Pool.  Our facility features two pools, including diving boards, a slide, play features, and a zero-entry area.  We seek a confident leader for our guards – someone familiar with pool operations, supervision of others, and scheduling.  The ideal candidate will be resourceful, comfortable working with the public, provide clear communication and support of guards, and be attentive to overall safety of the facility.  Hours can be 12-5p.m. or 8p.m. Monday-Friday, up to 40/week.  Weekend hours available as well, beginning at 11a.m.  Pay minimum is $17.50/hour and will be paid commensurate with experience. 

Swim Lesson Coordinator 

Essex Junction Recreation & Parks (EJRP) is seeking a leader for our swim lessons at our facility with two outdoor pools.  Each morning from 9-12:15, we offer (6) 30-minute swim lesson blocks.  During each block, 10 instructors lead lessons for groups of 4-8 kids, who are signed up for a particular swim level.  Our Coordinator gets staff going with their groups, supervises lessons, and provides feedback to instructors about group management and/or activities to help swimmers learn and grown.  The Coordinator answers questions from parents and facilitates a timely start and stop to lesson times.  Hours are 8:45a.m.-12:30p.m. Monday-Friday.  Saturday 9a.m.-11:15a.m. also available.  Pay minimum is $17.50/hour and will be paid commensurate with experience. 

To apply for either of these three Summer Recreation Leadership Positions, click here!

EJRP Summer 2022 Hiring Has Begun!

Looking for the best summer job around?  Come play, laugh, learn, and lead with EJRP this summer!  We're hiring summer camp conselors, swim instructors, camp leadership positions, grounds/maintenance positions, lifeguards and more!  Interested applicants can fill out the staff application linked below and should do so ASAP.  Interviews and offers will be extended on a rolling basis so get your applications in today!

EJRP Summer 2022 Staff Application Available Here