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(Last Update: 3/29/18)

Summer 2018 Job Openings

Hiring for the 2018 summer season is complete.

If you are interested in working for us please feel free to submit an application.  All applications will be held for 1 year in caes any positions open up.  

 

Please review the job descriptions below.  Applications are available electronically (see link below) or at the Parks Office at the Town Hall (20 Main St., basement entrance) 

CLICK HERE for our Employment Application

Deadline for 2018 Summer Application - 2/20/2018
 
Applications may be submitted electronically, by mail, or in person.  Please contact the office with any questions. 
 
 
Seasonal Job Openings:
 

Kids ‘N’ Us Summer Rec. Prog. Counselor – Seasonal, 15-35 hours/wk. - 3 positions available

The Mendon Parks Department is seeking Counselors for the Kids ‘N’ Us Summer Recreation Program.  The program runs from the end of June through the end of Aug., Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm.  First Aid/CPR certifications preferred.    Some flexibility with scheduling is available but preference will be given to applicants with open availability and experience working with children. 

Job Requirements: Applicants must be at least 16 years old.  Duties include working outside in hot weather.  Applicants should have experience working with children.

 

Maintenance Crew – Seasonal, 35-40 hours/wk. - 2-3 positions available

The Mendon Parks Department is seeking qualified employees for the position of Parks Maintenance Crew.  The Parks Maintenance Crew is responsible for maintaining all Parks facilities, Town buildings, monuments, and islands.  Tasks include mowing, weeding, raking, cleaning, trash, etc.  Experience with landscaping, and operating machinery preferred.  The Maintenance Crew works from May through August, 7am-3:30pm, Mon-Fri.  (Applicants who are still in school until the end of June are also welcome to apply)  Some flexibility with scheduling is available but preference will be given to applicants with availability and experience. 

Job Requirements: Applicants must be at least 16 years old.  Driver’s license not required but strongly preferred.    Duties include operating lawn care and landscape machinery and hand tools, overhead lifting of 50+ lbs and working outside in all weather. This is a part-time seasonal position with no benefits. 

 

Lifeguards – Seasonal, 15-25 hours/wk. - 2 positions available

The Mendon Parks Department is seeking Certified Lifeguards for the Summer season to work the Mendon Town Beach.  The beach is open from 12pm-7pm daily including weekends and holidays and additional shifts are available from 8am-12pm during swim-lessons.  Some flexibility with scheduling is available but preference will be given to applicants with open availability and experience. 

Job Requirements: Current Lifeguard and CPR/First Aid Certifications or enrollment in a class to be completed by June.  Waterfront certification not required but is a plus.  Applicants must be at least 16 years old per Federal Child Labor Laws.  

 

Snack Shack Employees – Seasonal, (15-25 hours/wk) - 1 positions available

The Mendon Parks Department is seeking a qualified employee to work at the Snack Shack at the Mendon Town Beach.  The shack is open from the end of June through August 11am-7pm.  Previous food-service experience is preferred.  The Shack Employee serves as the “face” of the Town Beach and provides excellent customer service as well as cooks and serves food to the public and our Rec. Program participants.  ServSafe, MA Allergen Awareness, and/or CPR/First Aid certifications are a plus.  Some flexibility with scheduling is available but preference will be given to applicants with availability and experience. 

Job Requirements: Applicants must be at least 18 years old.  Duties include working in a hot kitchen, and overhead lifting of 25+ lbs.

 

These are part-time seasonal position with no benefits. 

 

CLICK HERE for our Employment Application

 If you are interested in employment with the Mendon Parks Dept, please feel free to submit an application at any time. There may be future openenings based on increased program enollment and all applications will be kept on file for a period of one year.

We are always in need of Lifeguards...

 
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We are also looking for the following instructors:

Tennis Instructor 

The Mendon Parks Department is seeking a qualified Tennis Instructor to offer lessons at our newly renovated Tennis Courts at Memorial Park.  We are open to any and all suggestions as to the format and structure of these programs and are looking to collaborate to create a new recreational program available to all. 

To Apply please contact the Parks Dept. directly– parkcomm@mendonma.gov • 508-473-0600

 

Other Classes - Sports/Fittness Instructors, and more..

Contact us for more info parkcomm@mendonma.gov