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​Indy Parks & Recreation is excited to offer summer employment. We are looking for employees who can bring lasting memories to our customers all summer long. Our positions include (see detailed list here / apply here):

Camp Counselor (Click here to view) - Various Locations

Head Counselor (Click here to view) - Various Locations

Seasonal Lifeguard (Click here to view) - Various Locations

Seasonal Head Lifeguard (Click here to view) - Various Locations

Seasonal Pool Manager (Click here to view)- Various Locations

Seasonal Pool Cashier(Click here to view) - Various Locations

Seasonal Stage Tech (Click here to view) - Posted as Needed

Seasonal Facility Attendant (Click here to view) - Various Locations​

 

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Camp Counselor - Various Locations apply here Look for "Camp Counselor"

  • Position is responsible for every day operational tasks of the Summer Adventure Day Camp Program under the supervision of the Head Day Camp Counselor and the direction of the Park Manager/Sr. Coordinator.
  • Follows all Indy Parks and Recreation Seasonal Policies and Procedures. 
    Monitors and supervises of campers and volunteers. 
    Assists with the medical needs and camper safety while in the program, 
    Coordinates daily camp and parent communication. 
    Implements daily activities and schedules. 
    Supports campers in the camp or activities setting. 
    Supports and assists campers while in activities such as swimming, games and crafts. 
    This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
  • Must be enrolled in school or have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Should be at least 16 years of age and have at least 1year experience working with youth in a supportive environment. Must have current certification in CPR and First Aid prior to summer employment. Must have good communication and organizational skills. Must attend Summer Day Camp Training and be able to start to work by June 1st. Must be able to work daytime hours ranging from 7:00am to 6:00pm. Prefer any bilingual skills particularly in speaking Spanish.

  Head Counselor - Various Locations apply here Look for "Head Counselor"

  •  Position is responsible for every day operational tasks of the Summer Adventure Day Camp Program under the supervision and direction of the Park Manager.
  • Follows all Indy Parks and Recreation Seasonal Policies and Procedures. 
    Supervises campers, volunteers and Day Camp Counselors. 
    Supervises the medical needs and camper safety while in the program. 
    Coordinates daily camp activities and parent communication. 
    Implements daily attendance procedures, activities, and field trip schedule. 
    Supports campers in the camp or activities setting. 
    Supports and assists campers while in activities such as swimming, games, and crafts. 
    This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. (College Education Preferred). Should be at least 18 years of age and have at least 2 years experience working with youth in a supportive environment. Must have current certification in CPR and First Aid prior to summer employment. Must have good communication and organizational skills. Must attend Summer Day Camp Training and be able to start to work by June 1st. Must be able to work daytime hours ranging from 7:00am to 6:00pm. Prefer any bilingual skills particularly in speaking Spanish.

Seasonal Lifeguard - Various Locations apply here Look for "Seasonal Lifeguard" along with a short list of facilities near you.

  • Position is responsible for everyday operational tasks at assigned park location under the supervision and direction of the Pool Manager or Head Lifeguard. 
    **Swim lessons instructors desired. 
    **This position is seasonal. Lifeguard training is required upon accepting a position and is done by Indy Parks on the weekends starting in March. Starting date is May 2015 and will end on or before August 7, 2015. Must be able to attend mandatory employee trainings starting May 15th. Position averages between 35-40 hours per week but is not guaranteed. 
    **Out of County Resident can be considered for hire
  • Lifeguards and scans assigned zone of protection. 
    Enforces rules and performs proper rotation. 
    Provides safety assistance, rescues, emergency actions and first aid when necessary. 
    Monitors participants and users of the facility. 
    Provides the highest attention to safety for participants, self and fellow employees. 
    Follows all established protocol for biohazard materials. 
    Follows all aquatic facility rules and protects self from sun exposure. 
    Immediately reports any hazardous conditions to supervisor, including inability or scan zone due to weather or other conditions. 
    Maintains minimum number of in-service hours required by department and meet minimum standards for both independent and internal performance audits. 
    Cleans and polices grounds, pool deck and bath house facilities. 
    Assists with accident reports, chemical level testing and reporting, answering phones, communicating with the public, facility inspections and pool vacuuming. 
    Teaches, coaches, and assists with lessons, swim team, other programs and special events at location. 
    Provides for the supervision and safe operation of all aquatic programs. 
    Answers phones and communicates with the public. 
    Assists with water testing, third party accident reports, program registration and class lists and swim lesson records. 
    Adheres to department policy and procedure at aquatic location. 
    This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
  • High school diploma and/or equivalent preferred. Licenses/Certifications required or ability to obtain: Lifeguard License required. Water Safety Instructor desired. Ability to communicate effectively. Customer service and people oriented. Ability to follow established procedures, policies and protocol.

Seasonal Head Lifeguard - Various Locations apply here Look for "Seasonal Head Lifeguard" along with a short list of facilities near you.

  • Position is responsible for everyday operational tasks at assigned Park location under the supervision and direction of the Pool or Park Manager. Work related activities would include all facets of recreational programming and service delivery. 
    **This position is seasonal. Starting date is May 2, 2015 and will end on or before August 7, 2015. Must be able to attend mandatory employee trainings May 11th - 15th. Position averages between 35-40 hours per week but is not guaranteed.**
  • Provides overall supervision of programs, services, facilities, and personnel. 
    Assumes responsibility for facility operations in the absence of the Pool Manager. 
    Maintains aquatic facility providing the highest attention to safety for participants and employees. 
    Provides the highest attention to safety for participants and employees. 
    Maintains minimum number of staff in-service hours required by department and meets minimum standards for both independent and internal performance and risk management audits. 
    Provides and coordinates proper on deck supervision of staff, appropriate levels of lifeguard coverage, lifeguard attentiveness, proper lifeguard rotations, facility inspections and closing facility or attractions when required by health and safety guidelines.
    Maintains and operates aquatic facility providing the highest attention to water quality and balance. 
    Cleans and restocks of restroom facilities. 
    Maintains detailed record keeping for facility inspections. 
    Assists supervisor who recruits, hires, trains, evaluates, disciplines and advises on-site personnel and volunteers. 
    Maintains ongoing lifeguard and staff in-service training. 
    Assists Supervisor who implements and evaluates aquatic programs and services at location. 
    Responsible for proper collecting and depositing of revenues, financial accountability and record keeping. 
    Supervises the training and monitoring of adherence to departmental policy and procedure at aquatic location. 
    Responsible for opening, closing and securing facility, answering phones and communicating with public. 
    Maintains clean facility, grounds, deck, filter and chemical rooms. 
    Lifeguards, and scans assigned zone of protection, rule enforcement, proper rotation. 
    Provides safety assistance, rescues, emergency actions and first aid when necessary. 
    Monitors participants and users of the facility. 
    Follows all established protocol for biohazard materials. 
    Follows all aquatic facility rules and protects self from sun exposure.
    Reports immediately any hazardous conditions to supervisor including inability to properly scan zone due to weather or other conditions. 
    Maintains minimum number of in-service hours required by department and meet minimum standards for both independent and internal performance audits. 
    Teaches, coaches and/or assists with lessons, swim team, other programs and special events at location. 
    Provides for the supervision and safe operation of all aquatic programs. 
    Adheres to department policy and procedure at aquatic location. 
    This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
  • High school diploma and/or GED equivalent preferred, and a minimum of one (1) years prior related experience in Aquatic Operations. Requires a thorough knowledge of pool and water chemistry and operations to include water testing and chemical applications, chemical controller calibration, set points and operation, chemical pump operation, back washing of pool filters, cleaning strainer baskets, slide and play feature motor operation, pool heater operation, pool vacuuming, vacuum operation and maintenance, chemical and supply ordering. Licenses/Certifications required or ability to obtain: Lifeguard License, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, CPR and First Aid Teaching Certificate, Aquatic Facility Operator or Certified Pool Operator Certification. Position will require a respiratory physical and fit test for chemical facemask, maintenance and chemical handling procedures training. Job knowledge and experience in Aquatic Operations. Experience in training and supervising employees. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks. Ability to communicate effectively. Customer service and people oriented. Ability to follow established procedures, policies and protocol.

Seasonal Pool Manager - Various Locations apply here Look for "Seasonal Pool Manager" along with a short list of facilities near you.

  • Position responsible for everyday operational tasks at assigned Park locations or Aquatic Center under the supervision and direction of the Park and/or Aquatic Manager. 
    **This position is seasonal. Starting date is May 2, 2015 and will end on or before August 7, 2015. Must be able to attend mandatory employee trainings May 11th - 15th. Position averages between 35-40 hours per week but is not guaranteed.**
  • Provides overall supervision of programs, services, facilities, and personnel. 
    Supervises and implements recreational programs in the core service areas of aquatics, youth and family and special needs programs. 
    Maintains aquatic facility providing the highest attention to safety for participants and employees including proper on deck supervision of staff, appropriate levels of lifeguard coverage, lifeguard attentiveness, proper lifeguard rotations, facility inspections and closing facility or attractions when required by health and safety guidelines. 
    Maintains and operates aquatic facility providing the highest attention to water quality and balance. 
    Maintains detailed record keeping for facility inspections, in-service training, water testing, chemical applications, controller settings, pool mechanical equipment, third party and employee accident reports, cash reports, program registration, class attendance and swim lesson records. 
    Assists supervisor who recruits, hires, trains, evaluates, disciplines and advises on-site personnel and volunteers including Head Lifeguards, Lifeguards, Pool Operators, Deck Attendants and Cashiers. Maintains ongoing lifeguard and staff in-service training. 
    Assists Supervisor who implements and evaluates aquatic programs and services at location in accordance with the Departmental and designated aquatic program guidelines and protocol. 
    Responsible for proper collecting and depositing of revenues, financial accountability, and record keeping. 
    Supervises the training and monitoring of adherence to departmental policy and procedure at aquatic location. 
    Responsible for opening, closing and securing facility, answering phones and communicating with public. 
    Maintains clean facility, grounds, deck, filter and chemical rooms. 
    Lifeguards, scans assigned zone of protection, rule enforcement, proper rotation, and providing safety assistance, rescues, emergency actions and first aid when necessary. Monitors participants and users of the facility. 
    Provides the highest attention to safety for participants, self and fellow employees. Follows all established protocol for biohazard materials. 
    Follows all aquatic facility rules and protects self from sun exposure. 
    Reports any hazardous conditions to supervisor including inability to properly scan zone due to weather or other conditions immediately. 
    Maintains minimum number of in-service hours required by department and meet minimum standards for both independent and internal performance audits. 
    Teaches, coaches, or assists with lessons, swim team, other programs and special events at location in accordance with the designated swim lesson and water adjustment program guidelines and protocol. 
    Provides for the supervision and safe operation of all aquatic programs based on Department and designated aquatic risk management and life guarding entity's training and protocol. 
    Adheres to department policy and procedure at aquatic location. 
    This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
  • Must be enrolled in school or have High School diploma and /or GED and a minimum of two (2) years prior related experience in Aquatic Operations. Requires a thorough knowledge of pool and water chemistry and operations to include water testing and chemical applications, chemical controller calibration, set points and operation, chemical pump operation, back washing of pool filters, cleaning strainer baskets, slide and play feature motor operation, pool heater operation, pool vacuuming, vacuum operation and maintenance, chemical and supply ordering and inventory. Licenses/Certifications required or ability to obtain: Lifeguard Instructor and Lifeguard License, American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, CPR and First Aid Teaching Certificate, Aquatic Facility Operator or Certified Pool Operator Certification, Indiana Public Passengers Chauffeurs License. Position will require a respiratory physical and fit test for chemical face mask, maintenance and chemical handling procedures training. Job knowledge and experience in Aquatic Operations. Experience in training and supervising employees. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks. Ability to communicate effectively. Customer service and people oriented. Ability to follow established procedures, policies and protocol.

 Seasonal Pool Cashier - Various Locations apply here

  • Position is responsible for everyday operational tasks at Pool or Aquatic Center under the supervision and direction of the Park Manager, Sr. Aquatic Coordinator, Pool Manager or Head Lifeguard. Responsible for all cashiers functions. 
    **This position is seasonal. Starting date and will end on or before August 7, 2015. Must be able to attend mandatory employee trainings May 11th - 15th. Position averages between 30-40 hours per week but is not guaranteed. Out of County residents are able to apply for and fill this position.**
  • Responsibilities include but not limited to: 
    Enforces aquatic facility and admission rules and closely monitors individual and group user entrance into the facility. 
    Collects admission fees and revenue and completes daily cash reports. Prepares deposit and may be responsible for taking deposit to bank. Completes other necessary forms and reports. Monitors change fund and notifies supervisor of change fund needs. Is fiscally accountable for admissions and cash balancing. 
    Registers participants in programs, answers telephones, exceptional customer service and communication with the public. 
    Follows all established protocol for biohazard materials. 
    Follows all aquatic facility rules and protects self from sun exposure when necessary. 
    Reports any hazardous conditions to supervisor immediately . 
    Maintains minimum number of in-service hours required by department and meet minimum standards for both independent and internal performance audits. 
    Cleans and police grounds, pool deck and bath house facilities. 
    May assist with teaching, coaching or assisting with lessons, swim team, other programs and special events at location in accordance with the designated swim lesson and water adjustment program guidelines and protocol. 
    Adhere to department policy and procedure at aquatic location at all times. 
    This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
  • One (1) year's experience handling cash. The ability to use a cash register preferred, computer and specified programs. Excellent communication, telephone and customer service skills. People oriented. Ability to follow established procedures, policies and protocol. Prefer any bilingual skills particularly in Spanish.

Seasonal Stage Tech (Click here to view) - Garfield Park

  • Position is responsible for providing technical support including lighting, sound and stage equipment for the Productions Section. This section services the department and other city agencies as well as private rentals. 
    First Aid/CPR 
    *This is a seasonal position that includes nights and weekends.*
  • Assists in planning, directing and coordinating of Production programs and services. 
    Attends meetings or training sessions as required. 
    Supervises the use of production supplies, equipment and facilities. 
    Sets up and breaks down for regular scheduled activities and events. 
    Enforces rules and regulations. 
    Responsible for cleanliness and general appearance of equipment or work site. 
    Presents a positive image of the department to the community. 
    Assists in the planning and implementation of production programming. 
    This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent. General knowledge of sound, lighting and stage equipment and techniques. General knowledge of electrical systems as they relate to sound, lighting and stage equipment and production. Ability to plan and organize activities. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Ability to work productively under general supervision. Must be self motivated. Work requires regular lifting and carrying of equipment up to 80 pounds, working in varied weather conditions including inclement weather. Driving – requires a valid Indiana Drivers License and may require a Commercial Drivers License. City vehicles will be driven on a regular basis to department and public/private events. Previous experience working with sound, lighting and stage equipment in a production setting. Licenses/Certifications Required: Ability to obtain – American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certificate, Indiana Commercial Drivers License.
​​​Seasonal Stage Tech  - Garfield Park Arts Center apply here

  • Position is responsible for providing technical support including lighting, sound and stage equipment for the Productions Section. This section services the department and other city agencies as well as private rentals. 
    First Aid/CPR 
    *This is a seasonal position that includes nights and weekends.*
  • Assists in planning, directing and coordinating of Production programs and services. 
    Attends meetings or training sessions as required. 
    Supervises the use of production supplies, equipment and facilities. 
    Sets up and breaks down for regular scheduled activities and events. 
    Enforces rules and regulations. 
    Responsible for cleanliness and general appearance of equipment or work site. 
    Presents a positive image of the department to the community. 
    Assists in the planning and implementation of production programming. 
    This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent. General knowledge of sound, lighting and stage equipment and techniques. General knowledge of electrical systems as they relate to sound, lighting and stage equipment and production. Ability to plan and organize activities. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Ability to work productively under general supervision. Must be self motivated. Work requires regular lifting and carrying of equipment up to 80 pounds, working in varied weather conditions including inclement weather. Driving – requires a valid Indiana Drivers License and may require a Commercial Drivers License. City vehicles will be driven on a regular basis to department and public/private events. Previous experience working with sound, lighting and stage equipment in a production setting. Licenses/Certifications Required: Ability to obtain – American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Certificate, Indiana Commercial Drivers License.

Seasonal Facility Attendant  - Various Locations apply here

  • Position responsible for assisting the supervisor with the routine maintenance of the park, recreation center and sports facilities. Employee will operate a variety of light power tools to perform maintenance, cleaning and beautification duties. 

    **Valid IN driver's license and ability to work any hours required. 
    ***Knowledge of soccer and other turf sports. Concession experience. Responsibilities include but not limited to maintaining facility and grounds, lining of athletic fields, concession work.
  • Insures that the facility and grounds are kept in a proper and safe condition. Cleans and stock restrooms, locker rooms, press box, officals' locker room and taping room. Keeps all areas of the facility and grounds clean and free from debris. Trims grass and weed flowerbeds and associates areas. Removes grounds trash and empty trash barrels. Follow daily, weekly, monthly and annual cleaning and maintenance scheduled defined by the supervisior. Assist with a team of attendants to work on semi annual waxing of neighboring facilities. Insures customer satisfaction. Establishes a professional rapport with users, spectators, and sponsors. Opens and closes facility along with security measure (alarm systems). This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties responsibilites that management may deem necessary from time to time.
  • High School degree or GED is required. Ability to follow both verbal and written instructions. Ability to coordinate multiple projects and meet various deadlines. The ability to effectively interact with customers, spectators, and sponsors. General knowledge of recreation and sports is a plus. Ability to follow all policies and procedures in Staff and City Manuals. Ability to manage multiple tasks. Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as scheduled. Must have Good oral communication skills. Ability to perform routine maintenance on equipment such as cleaning, lubricating, changing oil and sharpening blade. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to work independently. Ability to perform manual labor for an extended period of time. General knowledge of landscaping.​