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The Department of Parks, Recreation & Conservation employs temporary summer seasonal employee for Parks Laborers and Playground Program Recreation Attendants. The positions are open to college students who are 18 years of age and residents of the City of Jamestown.

Those interested in the Parks summer labor positions would need a valid driver’s license. Work hours would be from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The types of job activities will include mowing, field maintenance, flower bed maintenance, and event setup and tear down. Applications are available at the DPW Offices at 145 Steele Street.

The Parks, Recreation, & Conservation Department employs Recreation Attendants and an Arts & Crafts Coordinator for the Summer Playground Program. Work hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. This six-week program for kids ages 5 to 13 takes place at six 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 daily arts and crafts, and games such as mancala, kickball, football, box hockey, and wiffle ball.

A Civil Service application is available at the Parks & Rec Office at 145 Steele Street. 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