Employment Opportunities

The Southington Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for the following part-time/seasonal positions:

  • Camp Counselors
  • ID Checkers (at Town Pools)
  • Lifeguards

Qualified applicants must be at least 16 years of age and have reliable transportation. Applications will be accepted online only; use JobID #2054. Please call the Recreation Department office at 860-276-6219 with any questions.

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CAMP COUNSELORS

Individuals hired for this position will work at the Recreation Department's summer Playground Program. The program runs Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-2:00 pm, June 27-August 5, 2022 (except Monday, July 4) and takes place at Recreation Park/South End School in Plantsville. CPR and First Aid certifications are required to perform this job; however, the Recreation Department will provide training at no cost to hired individuals who are not currently certified or whose certifications will expire before/during the program.

ID CHECKERS

Individuals hired for this position will be assigned to work at one of the Town's public pool facilities (Memorial or Recreation Park). These individuals are responsible for signing in pool visitors and verifying that they are Southington residents prior to allowing entry. The Town pools are open 7 days/week during the summer (generally 12-8 pm on weekdays and 11 am-8 pm on weekends; hours subject to change); ID Checkers' scheduled work days/hours may vary from week to week.

LIFEGUARDS

Individuals hired for this position will be assigned to work at one of the Town's public pool facilities (Memorial or Recreation Park). It is preferred that applicants have already completed lifeguard certification training. The Town pools are open 7 days/week during the summer (generally 12-8 pm on weekdays and 11 am-8 pm on weekends; hours subject to change); Lifeguards' scheduled work days/hours may vary from week to week.