Township of Westfield, NJ

Somerset County Park System

Employment Opportunities 

If you would like to post a job/seasonal job/internship opportunity, please email all listings to info@njrpa.org

Parks Department Laborer - TOWNSHIP OF ROXBURY

Excellent opportunity for recent graduates to start a career in Parks! Job includes: mowing, landscaping, tree trimming, field repairs, field layout and striping, Infield maintenance, fence work, janitorial tasks, building repairs, painting, as well as snow plowing and salting roads and parking areas.  Equipment necessary to be operated to include large and small mowers, small and large dump trucks, various salting equipment, chain saws, brush chippers, weed trimmer and various hand tools.

Opportunity for advancement and paid training available.  More information can be found at the following link: http://roxburynj.us/632/Full-Time-Parks-Laborer

Additional questions, please call 973-448-2069.

Ad Posted May 7, 2019

Vice President of Government Relations - NEW JERSEY AUDUBON SOCIETY

Job Description: The Vice President of Government Relations (“Vice President”) is the lead staff of the Government Relations Department of NJ Audubon (“NJA”) which functions to determine and advance conservation policy. The Vice President is the organizational leader who works directly with decision-makers at the State and federal levels as well as with NJA members and the public on policy related matters. The Vice President works in collaboration with other NJA Departments to implement the conservation mission and is part of NJA’s leadership team working with senior staff and the President to set policy and carry out the organization’s strategic plan. The position will remain open until filled.

Please click here for a full job description including responsibilities and qualifications.

Ad Posted May 3, 2019

Recreation Leader - NORTH BRUNSWICK RECREATION

NB Recreation Leader (Part Time 64 Positions) DPRCS Posting 02.22.19.pdf

Recreation Supervisor - NORTH BRUNSWICK RECREATION

NB Recreation Supervisor Part Time 42 Positions - DPRCS Posting 02.22.19.pdf

Lifeguard - NORTH BRUNSWICK RECREATION

NB Lifeguard Part Time - DPRCS Posting 02.22.19.pdf

Ad Posted March 5. 2019

Commercial Recreation Sales - GEORGE ELY ASSOCIATES

George Ely Associates is seeking an experienced salesperson for distribution of commercial recreation products. Products include playgrounds, athletic equipment, and the park related items. Successful candidate will support the organization’s business objectives by building and maintaining mutually beneficial long-term relationships with clients. Effectively communicating with clients, this position will work with both an existing client base, as well as develop new business relationships through cold-calling and in-person meetings. Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in related field or 5 years outside commission-based sales experience, 2 years professional experience in Business to Business sales and must be comfortable making outbound sales calls. Position requires travel; candidate must have valid drive license. Compensation: initial salary $30-36k. Potential earnings $60-80k.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities encouraged to apply.

If you are interested please contact Dave Ely at ely@pa.net.

Treetop Guide - ESSEX COUNTY PARKS

The primary responsibility is to ensure the safety and well-being of all Treetop Adventures guests as well as provide assistance on the courses and guidance where needed.

  • ·        Candidates are required to work outdoors and must be able to work effectively in all weather conditions.
  • ·        Ideal candidates will have flexible weekday and weekend availability.
  • ·        Reliable transportation required.
  • ·        Should be able to work on their feet for several hours at a time.
  • ·        Comfortable with public speaking and providing regular presentations to groups of up to 30 people throughout the day.
  • ·        Must have strong communication skills and a kind, patient approach to working with people.
  • ·        Ensure that each guest has an enjoyable, memorable, and safe experience.
  • ·        Candidates must be 18 yrs. or older.
  • ·        This is a seasonal position, hours available from mid-April to mid-November.


If you are interested, please contact Jaime D’Onofrio at jdonofrio@parks.essexcountynj.org.

HOLMDEL SWIM CLUB 2019 SEASON POSITIONS - HOLMDEL RECREATION

  • Assistant Manager – looking for self-motivated person to handle day-to-day operations at the Swim Club. Duties include managing staff, scheduling, pool maintenance, handling daily membership issues, as well as swim team and swim meets. Pre-season availability on weekends in April and May is required. Evenings, weekends and holidays are required at times.  Season Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day. Hours 30-35 per week. Salary $15-20/hour depending on experience.
  • Activities Coordinator – Arts & Crafts: looking for a highly motivated and energetic individual to plan and lead arts & crafts activities for members age 4-12.  Craft projects will vary from week to week. This position will work closely with the Recreation Supervisor. Hours approximately 25-30 hours per week. There is some flexibility in weekly schedule.
  • Activities Coordinator – Sports: looking for a highly motivated and energetic individual to lead daily sports activities for members age 5-18.  Activities to include but not limited to soccer, kickball, tennis, racquet baseball, whiffle ball along with tournaments and games. Hours 25-30 hours per week (daily 12-5pm) occasional weekends. 
  • Lifeguards – minimum age 15 years old and must be certified in lifeguard, first aid, CPR and AED. Duties include monitoring pools and enforcing the rules and regulations. Must enjoy being outside. 25-30 hours per week. Weekends and evenings are required. $10/hour.
  • Gate Attendant – minimum age 16 years old. Looking for friendly and outgoing staff to handle daily duties at gate. Duties include scanning membership IDs, selling guest passes, taking ID photos, and signing out sports equipment. 25-30 hours per week. Some weekends and evenings required.  $10/hour.
  • Maintenance Staff: minimum age 15 years old. Looking for motivated to assist in keeping the facility clean for the membership. Duties include litter picking, cleaning of locker rooms, emptying garbage and recycle cans, general daily cleaning of facility. Some weekend and evenings required.  $10/hour.

For more information or an application, please call the Recreation Office at 732-946-2820 ext. 1225 or email recreation@holmdeltownship-nj.com.

Ad Posted: February 15, 2019. All positions posted until filled.

SEASONAL MAINTENANCE WORKERS – SOMERSET COUNTY PARK COMMISSION

The Somerset County Park Commission is accepting applications for seasonal maintenance workers at various locations throughout Somerset County.  Experience with hand tools and landscaping equipment a plus. Applicants must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Must be able to take written and oral direction from supervisory staff. Work week is Monday through Friday and some weekends and holidays. Must possess valid driver’s license. The starting rate is $10.00 per hour.  Please call (908) 722-1200 for an application or visit our website at www.somersetcountyparks.org  EOE


For other Job Posting Opportunities, please visit the following sites:

Civil Service Commission

League of Municipalities

City Park Alliance

 

New Jersey Recreation & Park Association |  1 Wheeler Way  Princeton, NJ 08540

Phone: 609-356-0480 | Fax: 609-356-0475 | Email: info@njrpa.org

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