City Seeks Summer Help for Playground Program


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Jamestown Parks, Recreation & Conservation Department

The Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation is seeking temporary summer seasonal employees for the 2014 Playground Program. The positions are open to college students who are 18 years of age and residents of the City of Jamestown.

Applications are being accepted for Recreation Attendants and a part-time Arts & Crafts Coordinator. Work hours would be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, Monday through Friday. This six-week program for kids ages 5 to 13 takes place at 6 playground sites in the city of Jamestown. It features city-wide field trips and scheduled activities, including bowling, a talent show, a carnival, and Playground Olympics. At the individual parks, there are arts and crafts, and games such as mancala, kickball, football, box hockey, and wiffle ball.

A Civil Service application must be completed and returned to the Parks & Rec Office at 145 Steele Street. These documents are available at the office location and on the City’s website. Those hired must pass a drug test as a requirement of employment.

For more information on any of these employment opportunities, contact the Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation at 483-7523 or via email by using the contact form.